About the Artist

Karen Navarro is a Houston-based Argentine photographer. Her fine art and portrait-based photographs are known for the use of color theory, surreal scenes and minimalistic details. Karen's work approaches serious matters in a soft way with an ironic tone. Her work focuses on themes related with identity, femininity and sexuality.

The highly stylized images are tied to Karen's background in fashion design, she studied at The University of Buenos Aires (UBA) .
She lives in Houston since 2014 where she studied Photography at Houston Center for Photography. Karen has been awarded a scholarship at Glassell Art School | The Museum of Fine Art, Houston where she continues to enrich her knowledge in the field of photography.


Art League Gallery, Old Town Alexandria, VA. 2018

Houston Center for Photography, Juried by Museum of Contemporary Arts, Houston, TX. 2017

Trio Contemporary Art Gallery, Athens, GA. 2017

Matchbox Gallery, Houston, TX. 2017

Houston Center for Photography, Juried by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX. 2016

Art Crawl Houston, TX. 2016


Giard Robert Fellowship. Finalist, 2018

Glassell School of Art | Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Scholarship, 2017


Create Magazine, vol. 7, December 2017

Art Houston, vol. 5, Fall/Winter 2017-2018

Flagpole Magazine, cover, vol. 31, September 2017

K Magazyn, online, 2017

Eyescape Magazine, online, 2017

Stories Collective, online, 2017

A Book of Us, online, 2017

Yoko Mag, online, 2017

Toksick Mag, online 2017

Magestigal, online 2017

Slipery Edge, online 2017

City Book Houston, online 2017

The Editiorial, online 2017

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