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Karen Dunn

Adjunct Associate Professor


Karen Dunn has a background in fine arts, film, opera and multimedia installation. A graduate of UCLA film school she holds a MFA from UNC and was an artist-in-residence at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Canada for 4 years. Recipient of grants fromNational Endowment of the Arts and NYFA.

Her documentary film, Barbara: Portrait of an Artist, will premiere at the Detroit Art Institute in spring of 2022 after a delay due to Covid.

She is also the co-founder of No Kill Magazine, an online publication with a focus on climate and sustainability.

UCLA – film
UNC – MFA in multimedia art