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Karen Luke

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Website

Representing galleries
Berkeley; Arata Fine Art Gallery, San Francisco, ACCI Gallery

Tags
figurative, surrealism, mixed-media

Statement

My painting process is inspired by people's histories, memories and experiences. Events are obliterated from our memory, or only glimpses are remembered. We are continually recording layers of history and occasionally we can "bump" into these past memories or ghosts/spirits. My work at times surreal, are referenced from my travels, experiences and dreams.
I'm intrigued with the concept of spirituality and our place in the universe. Is there karma? is there another dimension (s) or other world? The "what if...?"  These are some of the profound, interesting questions, the billions of possibilities life poses, which inspires me to capture.

Recent Exhibits

Karen Luke participated in these exhibits:

Nov, 2009 NOIR
Polarity Post Production
 
Mar, 2009 “EVILDOERS – 13 MISERABLE PORTRAITS”
Infusion Gallery
 
Aug, 2008 ALUMNI FINE ART EXHIBITION AT 79 GALLERY
Academy of Art University 79 Gallery
 
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