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Karen Schifano

 (born 1955)
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.

Artist Statement:
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   ...  Displaying 750 of 836 characters.

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