Karen Schifano is active/lives in New York. Karen Schifano is known for abstract painting.
Biography Karen Schifano
Karen Schifano was born in 1955 and received an MFA in painting from Hunter College (1983) in New York City. She has received fellowships at both the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, NH, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA. She lives and works in New York City.
Although my paintings have titles, I'm not interested in story lines
but rather in states of being. What I'm after is a non-verbal space
that feels unmediated, timeless and fresh. Abstract painting for me is
a way of creating a structured object that exists in a sort of
continuous present tense for the viewer; a combination
image-and-physical object that one can relate to with the body and also
with the eyes, mi
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