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Karen Lee Fuson Edit Profile


Karen Lee Fuson, American sculptor. Recipient Distinguished Visual Artist award Allied Arts Board, 1997.


Fuson, Karen Lee was born on May 31, 1944 in Deming, New Mexico, United States. Daughter of Benno Arnold and Catherine Fay (Wegter) Krause.


Bachelor, Western New Mexico University, 1966. Master of Arts, California State University, Fullerton, 1983.


Represented by, Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamont Station Art Center, Santa Monica, California. Founding director Gallery 318, Los Angeles, 1983-1984. Instructor art California State University, Fullerton, 1983-1984.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Gallery 318, Los Angeles, 1984, 86, Orange County Center Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California, 1985, Westmont College Art Center, Santa Barbara, California, 1988, Williams Lamb Gallery, Long Beach, California, 1989, Clack Art Center, Alma, Michigan, 1993, Chemeketa College Art Gallery, Salem, Oregon, 1994, Reed Whipple Cultural Center Gallery, Las Vegas, 1995, Moscow State University Northwest Art Center, Minot, North Dakota, 1996, Bismarck (North Dakota) State College, 1997, Truckee Meadows College, Reno, 1998, others. Group shows include Gallery 318, 1983, Simard Gallery, Los Angeles, 1984, Orange County Center Contemporary Art, 1985, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, 1996, The Art Museum of Santa Cruz, 1996, Santa Monica College Art Gallery, 1987, Security Pacific Gallery at the Plaza, Los Angeles, 1988, Williams Lamb Gallery, 1990, Rhodes Gallery, San Pablo, California, 1991, Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, California, 1992, New Mexico State University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, 1993, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California, 1994, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, 1995, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, 1995, Laguna Art Museum, 1995, 96, Riverside (California) Art Museum, 1996, others. Included in numerous private collections and in the permanent collection of Laguna Art Museum.


Married Phillip Lawrence Fuson, August 20, 1965. 1 child, Michelle Lee.

Benno Arnold Krause

Catherine Fay (Wegter) Krause

Phillip Lawrence Fuson

Michelle Lee Fuson