Working primarily in new media, Karen Niemczyk is US artist with a focus on interactive sculpture. Her work takes on a variety of forms, mainly interactive light sculpture and video but including digitally created prints, games, internet art and more. Her current works in development are part of her Interpolations project, creating work reflecting the individual using technology and exploring the relationship between that technology/science and the natural world.
Niemczyk’s work has been shown in international venues spanning three continents, including at CultureHub of NYC, ARC in Chicago, the Cyprus College of Art (Cyprus), The Pucullpa Cultural Center (Pucullpa, Peru), La Casa O’Higgins (Lima, Peru), The Chautauqua Gallery (New York, USA) Salem College (Winston-Salem, NC), 1708 Gallery (Richmond, VA) & Röda Sten Art Centre (Sweden). Most recently, her work was featured by Arrow Electronics at the Denver Cherry Arts Festival, and selected pieces were shown at Currents 2013 in Santa Fe & at the Athens Film Festival. She is represented in collections including Arrow Electronics & the Columbus Philharmonic, as well as private collections in the USA and Europe. Artist Talks and panel discussions have included UNCG (Greensboro, NC), Pixelache at the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art (Helsinki, Finland), and Perspectives (UNR, Reno, Nevada).
Karen Niemczyk received her MFA from the C:Art:Media program at Valand School of Fine Art in Gothenburg, Sweden. She has taught at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Currently she is working full time in the studio creating new work and will begin exhibiting again shortly. More about Niemczyk and her works are available at http://interpolations.org.