Karen Hampton

Artwork

DEVOTION, 2019
Karen Hampton

DEVOTION, 2019

double weave, painted warp, image transfer, cotton, sequin

39 x 35 in

$12,000.00

GENERATIONS, 2005
Karen Hampton

GENERATIONS, 2005

cotton, natural dye, hand-stitched, mixed media transfer

54 x 18 in

$6,000.00

GHOSTS #1, 2000
Karen Hampton

GHOSTS #1, 2000

handwoven linen, amaco yarn, image transfer, pigment, devoré

84 x 54 in

$10,000.00

GHOSTS #2, 2000
Karen Hampton

GHOSTS #2, 2000

handwoven linen, amaco yarn, image transfer, pigment, devoré

84 x 54 in

$10,000.00

LITTLE BROWN GIRLS, 2018
Karen Hampton

LITTLE BROWN GIRLS, 2018

unfinished cross-stitch tea towel (approx. original date 1925), ink, wax, indigo dyed hand stitching

34.50 x 38 in

$5,000.00

PRAYERS FOR FLINT, 2017
Karen Hampton

PRAYERS FOR FLINT, 2017

cotton, linen, synthetic and natural dyes, pigment, dye sublimation printing

66 x 90 in

$16,000.00

REFUGEE, 2017
Karen Hampton

REFUGEE, 2017

bark cloth, vintage kuba cloth, pigment, cotton

41 x 32 in

$5,000.00

WASHER WOMAN, 2019
Karen Hampton

WASHER WOMAN, 2019

cotton, hand stiched cotton thread, indigo drawing

132 x 52 in

$10,000.00

WHO SHALL REMEMBER, 2019
Karen Hampton

WHO SHALL REMEMBER, 2019

vintage linen, mixed media transfer, natural dye, hand stitching

29 x 20 in

$4,000.00

INVISIBLE CHILD, 1996
Karen Hampton

INVISIBLE CHILD, 1996

cotton double weave, painted warp dyed, discharge, image transfer

16 x 69 in

$12,000.00

LADY WITH WATCHES, 2012
Karen Hampton

LADY WITH WATCHES, 2012

vintage digital print on silk organza color field print on linen, hand stiched with silk thread

22.50 x 14 in

$7,000.00

LESSONS, 1999
Karen Hampton

LESSONS, 1999

cotton, hand stiched, natural dye stain

36 x 48 in

$9,000.00

LOOKING FOR GOD, 2016
Karen Hampton

LOOKING FOR GOD, 2016

raffia cloth, earth pigments, pigments, dye, linen paper

68 x 44 in

$9,000.00

MI FAMILIA, 1994
Karen Hampton

MI FAMILIA, 1994

cotton double weave, painted warp dyed, discharge, image transfer

32 x 32 in

$12,000.00

PENSIVE MOMENT, 2010
Karen Hampton

PENSIVE MOMENT, 2010

vintage digital print on silk organza color field print on linen, hand stiched with silk thread

27 x 16 in

$7,000.00

QUEST FOR ANGELS, 2017
Karen Hampton

QUEST FOR ANGELS, 2017

raffia cloth, indigo, madder, earth pigments, pigments, linen paper

66 x 49 in

$9,000.00

RENDA, 2016
Karen Hampton

RENDA, 2016

repurposed cotton textile, pigment, natural dye, cotton thread

64.50 x 58 in

$15,000.00

SHAPE SHIFTER, 2016
Karen Hampton

SHAPE SHIFTER, 2016

repurposed textile, pigment, synthetic fiber, cotton and silk yarn

78 x 46.50 in

$15,000.00

SILVER MAN, 2014
Karen Hampton

SILVER MAN, 2014

raffia cloth, dye, silk-screen

66 x 26 in

$9,000.00

THE DANCER, 2016
Karen Hampton

THE DANCER, 2016

repurposed cotton textile, pigment, cotton thread

64.50 x 58 in

$15,000.00

THE FILMMAKER, 2011
Karen Hampton

THE FILMMAKER, 2011

vintage digital print on silk organza color field print on linen, hand stiched with silk thread

22 x 19 in

$7,000.00

THE MODEL, 2010
Karen Hampton

THE MODEL, 2010

vintage digital print on silk organza color field print on linen, hand stiched with silk thread

24 x 23 in

$7,000.00

TROUBLED TIMES, 2017
Karen Hampton

TROUBLED TIMES, 2017

raffia cloth, indigo, dye, dye sublimarion, pigment, raffia

47 x 53 in

$9,000.00

WANTING MEMORIES, 2010
Karen Hampton

WANTING MEMORIES, 2010

vintage digital print on silk organza color field print on linen, hand stiched with silk thread

22 x 14 in

$7,000.00

WE WILL NEVER FORGET, 2018
Karen Hampton

WE WILL NEVER FORGET, 2018

double weave linen, synthetic fiber, pigment

40 x 30 in

$12,000.00

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Karen Hampton
As an artist of color, I have made a life long commitment to creating artwork that responds to the lives of my ancestors. My lens is anthropology and I study my own genealogy. I travel in my ancestors footsteps, I walk the roads where they lived, explored the plantations where they were enslaved, I am the storyteller. As their medium I provide a vehicle for my ancestor’s spirits to transcend history and remain as historical memory. My medium is cloth -- whether digitally printed, hand woven or aged linens -- pieces are imbued with the hopes and visions of African American lives, telling their stories from a maternal perspective.
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