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 […]
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, […]
Karen Hochman Brown announces a solo show of her work at Crain Art Gallery in San Marino, CA.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
“Each of my kaleidoscopic artworks starts with a photograph.” Karen Hochman Brown demonstrates her process by showing how she constructed the piece “Bird OParadise.”
I am very happy to announce that I am to be the inaugural artist of the newly renovated Library at the Arboretum. The interior space has been designed with the intent to show local artists whose work complements its surrounding botanical collection. I am installing my kaleidoscopic artwork in early January with the show running […]
It is so exciting to announce that I will have six images in a gallery show in the Chelsea district of New York this summer. Come say hi to me a the opening on July 31.