Karen Vogel is a printmaker and painter who lives in Connecticut. Her work melds the influences of visual form, narrative and nature. The language of print, typography, architecture and organic forms emerge from multiple layers of a variety of printmaking and painting techniques. She is interested in the parallels between art-making and landscape design, her two passions.
Ms. Vogel has studied painting and drawing at The Art Students’ League (New York, NY), The Corcoran College of Art and Design (Washington, DC), The San Francisco Art Institute (San Francisco, CA) and The Center for Contemporary Printmaking (Norwalk, CT). She has a Master Garden Certificate from the University of Connecticut, and a certificate in the Landscape Design from The New York Botanical Garden.
Her prints and paintings have been featured in museums and galleries across the country. Connecticut venues include the Housatonic Museum, (Bridgeport), River Street Gallery (New Haven), Kohn-Joseloff Gallery (Cheshire), Bendheim Gallery (Greenwich), the Center for Contemporary Printmaking (Norwalk), White Gallery (Lakeville) and Fairfield’s Art/Place Gallery, Bruce Kershner Gallery and Fairfield University. In New York, she has shown at the Brooklyn Front Gallery.
Ms. Vogel’s work has been collected by numerous private and corporate patrons. She has completed commissions for the National Academy of Science (Washington, DC) and American Public TV Stations (Washington, DC). Earlier in her career, she was an Art Consultant for The Aldrich Gallery (San Francisco, CA) and served as Director of Art and Exhibition Programs at the American Institute of Architects (Washington, DC). The artist is currently an active member of the Center for Contemporary Printmaking (Norwalk, CT),a Guild member artist at Silvermine Arts Center. . She teaches printmaking classes from the studio she maintains in Norwalk, CT.