Karen Lederer received her BFA in Printmaking and Drawing from Washington University in St. Louis in 2008 and an MFA in Printmaking from Rhode Island School of Design in 2012. She was an artist in residence at Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, Lower East Side Printshop, and the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program. Her work has recently been featured in solo exhibitions at One River School, Guilford College Art Gallery, Tennis Elbow at The Journal Gallery, Grant Wahlquist Gallery, and Field Projects. She has participated in many group exhibitions most recently at Morgan Lehman, Danese/Corey, Gloria's Project Space, The Flinn Gallery, and Ortega Y Gasset Projects.
In addition to her studio practice, Lederer also currently teaches classes and workshops at LaGuardia Community College, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Lower East Side Printshop, Manhattan Graphics Center, and Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. She lives and works in Brooklyn.