Karsten Creightney


Assistant Professor


Art, Printmaking

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Karsten Creightney grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He received his BA from Antioch College, 2000. He completed the Tamarind Institute’s Professional Printer Training Program in 2001, and received his MFA from UNM, 2011. Creightney works in multiple media combining prints, paint, photographs and found materials to create images that capture the partly lived, partly imagined sense of place experienced in memory. His work is in the collection of the Arkansas Arts Center, Cleveland Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Arts, Flint Institute of Arts, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Springfield (MO) Art Museum and numerous other institutions.

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