Karen Hesse Flatow is a painter and installation artist. She has shown in galleries in New York, San Francisco and Cleveland. This summer she participated in the Wassaic Project, a non-profit, music and art festival in Upstate New York and created an installation entitled “Room 19”— inspired by the love letters of Franz Kafka. Previous projects included taking on the persona of Kandinsky's partner and co-founder of the Blau Reiter movement, Gabrielle Munter and Grace Brown the murder victim of the first man executed by electric chair in New York State. She received an MFA from Columbia is 1996 and attended the Skowhegan School of Art in 1994. She maintains a studio in New York City and in Amagansett, NY.
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