Karen Klinedinst is a Baltimore, Maryland based artist using photography to explore themes of place, nature and the environment. Inspired by the 19th century landscape paintings of the Hudson River School, she creates richly layered landscapes that combine the real with the imagined.
Her work has been exhibited at Maryland Art Place, Soho Photo Gallery, University of Maryland Global College, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Biggs Museum of American Art and. In 2018, her series, The Emotional Landscape, was exhibited at the Griffin Museum of Photography. Her work is in the collection of the National Park Service. She is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore. In 2015, was awarded an Individual Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council. She was a Critical Mass 200 finalist in 2018 and 2019.