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Creature Comforts by Karen Carlo Salinger, November 2012 Feature Exhibit

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Creature Comforts by Karen Carlo Salinger, November 2012 Feature Exhibit

Creature Comforts ­­­­­by Karen Carlo Salinger VIEW AVAILABLE ART WORK Suspended animation, medical curiosities, scientific illustrations and biological specimens. Improbable creatures in impossible situations. These are some of the ideas that I incorporate into my drawings, sculpture, and other artwork. I call them my creatures, because that is what they are – unknown organisms that take shape in my mind, the roots of which come from a lifelong interest in strange biology, microscopic life, the human body, and basically anything else ooey, gooey, creepy, strange or unusual. Karen Carlo Salinger lives and works in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Silicon Valley. She earned her BFA in 1997 from the California College of the Arts in Oakland, California. Since graduation her art has been focused on painting, intricate pen and ink drawings, and sculpture with unusual materials, such as urethane, plastics, and mixed-media. Her artwork is a blending of strange biology…

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