Karen Lee Sobol
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Artist Statement
My work celebrates our emotions and environments, and the play between them.

Images develop from my experience and intuition about human nature and the natural world. Depending on the medium and the message, the results may be serene or animated. Working in the parallel languages of the narrative and the abstract, my free-flowing design process generates a rhythm akin to visual music.

Artist Biography
Architect, artist, author and advocate, Karen Lee Sobol enjoys a diverse career. In New York City her projects included corporate interiors in landmark buildings as well as structures for commuter railroads. Her space use study set the stage for Grand Central Terminal’s magnificent restoration. Retiring from architecture to concentrate on art, she explores our spiritual and physical realms in many media.

Karen Lee serves on the executive board of the Boston chapter of Save Venice and the advisory board of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard School of Public Health. She is an education advocate for the Bing Center for Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia.

Karen Lee's memoir—Twelve Weeks: An Artist's Story of Cancer, Healing, and Hope—is illustrated with her art. 

An alumna of Radcliffe College and the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Karen Lee is an affiliated artist of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

 

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