Karen Ann Buchner
A native of Niagara Falls NY, K.A. Buchner is a sculptor/mixed-media artist currently living and working in Buffalo. Through hands-on processes she explores the various depths and consequences of memory and its links to identity. In the late 80's, Buchner spent three and a half years studying large scale installation at SUNY- College at Purchase before obtaining a BFA in sculpture at the University at Buffalo in 1996. She has shown in numerous WNY and Pennsylvania galleries. As a participant in the 46th Western New York Exhibition at the Albright-Knox Art Museum in 1996 she won the Menno-Alexander Memorial Award for Sculpture. Most recently she was a featured guest artist at the Burchfield-Penney Art Center's 50th Anniversary show "Golden: A Community Art Party".