Archive of Author | Karen Kamenetzky

“In my long ago younger days, I studied art; primarily drawing and painting. After decades of
detours through careers as a teacher and a psychologist, I have again happily created room in
my life for artmaking. I began dyeing cloth and focusing on fiber art in the mid-nineties. I work
out of my home studio in the woods of Southern Vermont.”

Articles with Karen Kamenetzky

Invented Biology

“I dye, paint and stitch silk and wool to create boldly colored biomorphic wallhangings inspired by microscopic/cellular imagery – a kind of visual invented biology with textiles.”

Fiber artist, Karen Kamenetzky, creates a kind of ‘invented biology’, inspired by microscopic and cellular imagery, with works zooming in on that fundamental nature of things and bringing it into vision. She works loosely from sketches but each piece travels a route of evolution and change.