Over time, my approach has evolved to apply these examinations towards spatial studies that play with form and distortion. These plants and animals are broken down and put back together in an unlikely pattern, but still maintaining a balance of alluring intricate detail. I am interested in how these patterns move together between the natural and abstract fields, articulating a fluctuating tension that eases and tightens.
Karin Haas (b. 1986) lives and works in New York NY. She received her BFA from Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI in 2008. Her recent solo shows include Plants with Stripes at 315 Gallery, New York, NY, 2015. Her recent group shows include Opening Only in association with Frontrunner Magazine, New York, NY, 2016; ARTspace at John Michael Kolher Art Center, Sheboygan, WI, 2012; Ravenswood Art Walk, Chicago, IL, 2011; Au Naturel at Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, 2011; Slow Start, Long Beginnings Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI, 2011.