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Karen Kamara Gose

Karen Kamara Gose, American state arts administrator.


  • Gose, Karen Kamara was born on July 4, 1955 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of Alvin Frederick Junior and Donna Muriel (Malde) Kamara.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, The Evergreen State College, 1982.


    • Administrative assistant to vice president and provost The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, 1983-1986. Arts program manager II Washington State Arts Commission, 1986-1988, 1988-1990, assistant director, 1990-1993, acting executive director, 1993-1994, executive director, since 1994. Board directors Western States Arts Federation, Santa Fe.


    • Editor: Peoples of Washington, 1989.





    • Married Michael Gordon Gose, March 20, 1978. Children: John Michael, Elisabeth Jane.
    • father: Alvin Frederick Kamara Junior
    • mother: Donna Muriel (Malde) Kamara
    • spouse: Michael Gordon Gose
    • children: John Michael Gose
    • Elisabeth Jane Gose
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    Born July 4, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1982
      The Evergreen State College
    • 1983 - 1986
      Administrative assistant, to vice president and provost The Evergreen State College
      Olympia, Washington, United States