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Karen Sue Dow Edit Profile

painter , sculptor , Graphic designer

Karen Sue Dow, American graphic designer, painter, sculptor. Recipient purchase prize Los Angeles County Art Exhibition, 1976, Third place for painting Pasadena Arts Council, 1976.


Dow, Karen Sue was born on April 25, 1944 in Port Arthur, Texas, United States. Daughter of John Henry Junior and Marcella Fredricka (Wetsel) Greenwood.


Student, Rhode Island School Design, 1962-1963;student, Art Center College Design, 1985-1987.


Art center director, Mercury Publs., El Segundo, California, 1970-1976;supervisor, Continental Graphics, Culver City, California, 1977-1982;graphic designer, TRW Inc., Redondo Beach, California, since 1982.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows Los Angeles, 1976, Pasadena (California) Arts Council, 1976, 77, Rhode Island School of Design Alumni, Los Angeles, 1978, 79, 80, El Segundo, 1995. Graphic designer: (book) Forever Yes, 1992. Designer United States Academy Decathlon Trophy, since 1990.

      Represented in permanent collection Studio 218, El Segundo, also corporation and private collections.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: snorkling, hiking, gardening.


Married Franklin Dennis Dow, May 29, 1965 (divorced November 1988).

John Henry Greenwood Junior

Marcella Fredricka (Wetsel) Greenwood

Franklin Dennis Dow