News - Karen Olson Photography


Here you will find a running list of things I am up to, shows I have had the privilege
to be part of and interesting notes from the art photography world.


I am currently working on a book entitled “Between Two Worlds – Processing Grief and Trauma a Visual Companion.” The projects class at Maine Media and Curator Sybylla Smith have been a great help and encouragement in this process. Sybylla currently has a free Photo Group Discussion and Concept Aware class available. The book is due to be available late spring.

Powered Down” will be on view at the Griffin Museum of Photography for the 26th Annual Juried Exhibition from July 18-August 30.

Underexposed Magazine included “Uncertainty” and “Memories Gate” in their online exhibition “On Winters Margin.” The exhibition can be view here.

I am honored to have received Honorable Mention at the Maine Photography Show in the black and white category for the image “Grit.” The Boothbay Art Association Gallery was open for a few short days with appropriate social distancing in place. I was so glad I was able to view it.

“Blindsight” was included in a curated online exhibition by Amy Parrish, “Gathering.” It was also included in Issue 28 of “The Hand” magazine.

“Blindsight” and “Broken” were including the show “The Heart Goes Nine” at the Rhode Island Center for Photography in Providence.

“No Words” was included in Don’t Take Pictures online exhibition “Mirror Image.”

“Blightsight was also included in Photo Place Gallery’s exhibition in the online version, “Black and White.”