Bio

Karen Lofgren

Karen Lofgren is an LA-based artist working in sculpture, installation, video, photography, sound, and works on paper. The work taps into cultural anxiety, contemporary ritual, and mythology through objects and environments at life scale. Recent solo exhibitions include Other Relevant Experience and Ritual Landscape 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 shows at LACE; Pitzer Art Galleries; PØST; and Machine Project. Group exhibitions include Commonwealth & Council; LACMA; Human Resources; Bank of America; Carter & Citizen; Vancouver Biennale; Royal College of Art, London; and OCAD University. Her projects have received support from the Canada Council for the Arts; Durfee Foundation; the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; The Ranch Projects; and West of Rome Public Art. She has been featured in Droste Effect, artforum.com critic’s picks, LA Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, as well as books, catalogues, and album covers. 

 

Party of One (rave for one person), 2006