After a career in information technology with IBM Karen graduated from the University of Vermont with a B.A. in Art History and from the Palmer School of Information Science at Long Island University with an M.S.L.I.S. with a concentration in Rare Books and Special Collections.
Before coming to Christie’s Education she was a researcher and web designer for Vance Jordan Fine Art and managed a private collection in New York. Karen is a member of the Volunteer Organization at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Art Libraries Society of North America and is an avid patron of New York’s galleries, museums and libraries.