Back to Biographies Karen Oremus
Zayed University

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Karen Oremus was born in Montreal Canada. She has worked as an artist
and educator internationally in Canada, the United States, Italy,
England, Germany, China, Estonia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovakia, Japan and
the Middle East.
She received her BFA in Printmaking and a BA in Roman Archaeology at Concordia University in Montreal Canada. She studied Painting at the Academia di Belli Arte di Roma, (Academy of Fine Arts in Rome), Italy, and completed her archaeological field school at the University of Warwick in Coventry England.
Karen graduated with her MFA in Printmaking from the Tyler School of Art of Temple University, in Philadelphia; where she also went on to teach printmaking for two years.
Karen is currently in her seventh year working as an Associate Professor
in the Department of Art and Design at Zayed University in the United
Arab Emirates, where she teaches painting, drawing and printmaking.
Karen is responsible for the establishment and development of the first
printmaking studio and printmaking discipline in the nation’s capital,
at Zayed University’s Abu Dhabi campus.
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