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Four Elementals

Elementals

Elementals – a solo show of original artwork by Karen Hochman Brown Four mixed-media banners accompanied by animations Lancaster Museum of Art and History August 4 to September 26, 2018   I have always been fascinated by finding and creating cohesive art out of dichotomies and juxtapositions: nature and machine, the organic and the technological, micro […]

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Seaweed Square

Shoreline Symmetry

I grew up in Santa Barbara and spent many happy days at the beach. I was the kid who collected driftwood and shells. I would jump rope with the long pieces of sea kelp that were deposited on shore after stormy high tides. And I would spend hours playing in the surf. As I travel, […]

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Peace Lily Montage by Karen Hochman Brown

Third time’s a charm at the Arboretum

The peace lily exudes calm and serenity.  Its starkly beautiful form and chaste simplicity easily flow into languid patterns. At my third session creating artwork on site at the LA County Arboretum, the weather was gloomy. The diffused lighting allowed me to capture the delicate differences in the shades of white that cannot be captured when the […]

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"Goji Draco Fabrication" shown with its base image and the reflected foundlings that were used to make the artwork

Artist-In-Residence, take two, at the LA Arboretum

This last weekend at the Los Angeles County Arboretum, they celebrated the official opening to their demonstration garden, Crescent Farm, highlighting steps to create beautiful, bountiful gardens with less water.  To tie into this milestone, I took my inspiration for this artwork from photographs I captured at “the crescent.” The area is abundant with native wildflowers. […]

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Peacock Art with foundlings

Recap of 1st Arboretum event

Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of sharing my art-making process at The Gallery at the Arboretum Library, (Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Garden). I started at 11:00 in the morning by setting up my computer station. I am using a MacBook Pro with an external monitor. This enables me to mirror my screen and be able to talk […]

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Fern Forcast

Arboretum Artist-in-Residence

My kaleidoscopic artworks are still on display at the Gallery at The Los Angeles County Arboretum. The show, Reflections In The Garden runs through the end of June, and is housed in the Arboretum’s newly renovated Library. I’m happy to announce that I will be demonstrating my creation process on four separate occasions, onsite at the gallery. I’m taking my camera […]

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