Karen Koblitz

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Karen is an internationally recognized artist and educator whose vibrant ceramic and mixed media works can be found in collections worldwide. She creates pieces for public and private commissions and is currently Head of Ceramics in the University of Southern California’s Roski School of Fine Arts.

Globalization Series, 2000-2001

The "Globalization" series features images of popular culture presented within the context of historical shapes and surface designs. My objective was to elevate images of the popular collective with that of the high-end decorative arts. In this series, Pokémon characters appear among Chinese floral patterns, the arabesques and blue and white palette of Islamic Art and the colorful patterning of Russian Decorative Art.