Originally from New York, Karen Liebowitz lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her MFA from UCLA in 2006 and her BFA from Carnegie Mellon University in 1997. She has received fellowships for the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, The Ragdale Foundation and The Vermont Studio Center. She has also been honored with grants from the Durfee Foundation, Artist Trust, The Shirley Foundation and the Seattle Arts Commission. Her first one-artist show at Rosamund Felsen Gallery was in 2008: Leviathan (from Manifesting Prophecy Series); and Magical Thinking in 2012 which included a large wall mural painted by the artist. She has also exhibited at the Bellevue Art Museum, Washington; CoCA, Seattle; the Tacoma Art Museum, Washington; The American Jewish Museum, Pittsburgh; Zic Zerp, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin; Green Gallery, Milwaukee; the Seattle Art Museum Rental/Sales Gallery; and Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles; among others. Liebowitz is currently an Assistant Professor at USC Roski School of Art and Design.