recent work…

Karen Hunter McLaughlin, Over Understory Title,

mycorrhizal exploration of depth & space

A collection of work created during a 2021 print residency

Karen Hunter McLaughlin, Over_Understory, Monotype

Over Understory, 18″ x 24″, monotype

Events & Exhibits

Destruction & Growth

Destruction & Growth

Michorrihzal Growth
Group show at the Old City Jewish Art Center, 119 N 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA.
The exhibition explores ending and beginning, destruction and rebuilding, grief and resilience as inspired by Tisha B’av.
First Friday Opening, August 5, 2022, 5 – 9 PM

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Ebb & Flow, Pii Gallery

Ebb & Flow, Pii Gallery

I'm excited to be participating in Ebb & Flow with fellow of my artist collaborative members, Artessa Alliance. Gravity and Ripples will be shown in the Philadelphia Old City Pii Gallery. Join me for both a First Friday event on October 1 from 5-8 and a closing...

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Monitor & Adjust

Monitor & Adjust

I've got TWO Artessa Alliance exhibits this fall. Bloodlines will be included in the Oley PA gallery Clay on Main. Clay on Main September 19 to October 24, 2021313 Main St. Oley PA Oley, PA, Aug. 2, 2021– In some cultures, you are given a name at birth. Around age 12...

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Karen Hunter McLaughlin, Ripples

Ripples, 22″ x 30″ multilayer monoprint on Rives BFK.

Multilayer Monoprinting

Using a library of symbols that mimic the movement of nature; flutter of leaf, ripple of water, scatter of seed– their ebb and flow, the artist invites viewers on a journey. Time is a central objective. Ambient layers are a spirtual meditation on a life lived in one place.

Ripples, 22″ x 30″ multilayer monoprint on Rives BFK.

PRINTMAKING

DRAWING

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PAINTING

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WIREWORK

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…The passage of time is an elemental concept in my newer work that is represented by movement through dark layers that obscure previously hidden marks…