Biography

Karen’s work has been exhibited Internationally and is in private collections in Europe, Hong Kong and Australia, Her work has been shown in the UK at Collect at the Saatchi Gallery has being selected for the British Glass Biennale three times.

Karen has used glass as recurrent medium throughout her career, she holds a degree in Architecture, Oxford Brooke’s University, a Masters in site-specific sculpture, Wimbledon School of Art and a Masters in Glass, from Swansea. She has been Colin Reid’s assistant for 15 years, during which time cast glass has become her main medium.

Black Mirror Series

Black mirrors have been used throughout history, from the mystical, scrying and moon viewing, to the technological and aesthetic. This body of work comes from Karen’s exploration of the historical use of the black mirror in art and society.

Each piece is cast in solid black glass which is then polished, sandblasted and gilded.