“Commanding Heights” is a term that is commonly used to refer to major sectors of industry that have broad influence over an economy. This series of paintings consist of portraits that reference Byzantine icon painting. Lee is exploring ideas of how the themes of idolatry, reverence, power and wealth manifest in an increasingly secular society. This series is adopting the...more
Karrie’s latest series of work utilizes antique portraits from the early to mid 1800s that she uses as an infrastructure to explore her creative process. They are underdeveloped photographs of middle class people from that era finished with charcoal and ink. The originals date between 216-167 years old.