Karen Goulet

Special Collaborations Artistic
Type of work
Visual art

Karen Goulet is an enrolled member of the White Earth Ojibwe Nation. She is also from Métis, Saami, and Finnish people.  She was raised to honor the beauty of the natural world while at the same time was taught to speak the truth and stand up for what she believed in. She believes that art can change the world and supports and honors the efforts of those who are working to make a difference through creative means. Karen received her BA from The Evergreen State College in Fine Arts and Cultural Education, her MFA in Sculpture from The University of Wisconsin – Madison, and her MEd from University of Minnesota Duluth.   She is an artist, poet, educator and community organizer who is fiercely committed to bringing visibility and voice to marginalized realities. She remembers the struggles of those who came before her and does what she can to make opportunity for those who will come next.

Karen will be in residence at A Studio in the Woods through the Big River Continuum Residency a Special Collaboration with University of Minnesota’s Itasca Biological Station and Weisman Art Museum. This program cultivates creative exchanges connecting communities of the Mississippi River from the Headwaters to the Delta.