Karen Koblitz

+1 (917) 477-1937

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.

Moments From Opening Night

A big thank you to all that came to my opening reception and at El Camino College.
REMINDER: the gallery is closed April 9 - 13 for Spring Break


Photo Credit: Mari Inagaki

Karen Koblitz/Cultural Diversity, A Mid-career Survey - CURRENTLY ON VIEW


You're invited to my one-woman show that features important works from over the past three decades. Please join me for the opening reception on Thursday, March 29, 7–9 p.m.

Exhibition: March 26 – April 26, 2018 (gallery closed April 9 – 13 for Spring Break)
Location: El Camino College Art Gallery, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA
Gallery Hours + Parking Information: visit www.elcamino.com

Special Events:
Gallery Walk Through - Tuesday April 3, 1 p.m.
Catalogue Signing With Artist - Saturday, April 21 & Sunday, April 22, 11am - 3pm (special hours)

Show catalogue, $20, +S/H. Please contact me for availability.



BC to BC – New Ceramic Art from Baja California to British Columbia

I'm excited to invite you to come see my new collection of work at the San Diego Art Institute. Curated by Peter Rozen, this exhibit features 34 of the West Coast’s most innovative contemporary ceramics artists — from Baja California to British Columbia. On view through October 20, 2017.

Opening: Saturday, September 16th, 10am - 5pm
Exhibition: September 16 – October 20, 2017
Location: San Diego Art Institute, 1439 El Prado (Balboa Park), San Diego


I began working on the Objects of Memory series in June 2015 after clearing out our parents' residence. It is a recollection of items lovingly collected over the years that bring memories of home, growing up surrounded by beautiful items, and the impression and influence they have had on my life.

Chinese Cabinet,  2015-2017,  62.5” ht. x40” width x 16.25 depth, porcelain, pine and mixed media.   Photo credit: Ruben Diaz

Chinese Cabinet, 2015-2017,  62.5” ht. x40” width x 16.25 depth, porcelain, pine and mixed media. Photo credit: Ruben Diaz