Karen Lofgren

Karen Lofgren is a Los Angeles-based artist working across sculpture, installation, and works on paper, from a feminist and decolonial perspective. Her research centers on ritual, history, mythology, and the construction of consciousness over time, forming relationships between cultural systems and other wild systems. She is a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow, 2019 Pollock-Krasner Grantee,  was Fulbright Core Scholar at UAL, Central St. Martins College in 2017/2018, and holds an MFA from CalArts. Solo exhibitions include What is to Cure and Other Relevant Experience at Royale Projects Contemporary Art; On the River at VOLUME; Trajectory Object c. 2000-2050 with High Desert Test Sites; and Stabilizers at Armory Center for the Arts, as well as solo shows at LACE; Pitzer Art Galleries; and Machine Project. Group exhibitions include Priska Pasquer, Kunstverein Rosa Luxemburg, Commonwealth & Council; MASS Gallery; LACMA; Human Resources; NO Gallery; Carter & Citizen; Royal College of Art; Daniel Hug Gallery; Nicodim Gallery; and OCAD University. Her projects have received support from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, Canada Council for the Arts; Pollock Krasner Foundation, the Fulbright US/UK Commission; Mike Kelley Foundation; Durfee Foundation; the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; The Ranch Projects; and West of Rome Public Art.