Karen Ocker is an award winning New Orleans artist who first gained notoriety for   her political satire in The George W. Bush Coloring Book and Ray Nagin Coloring  Book. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center, CANO, McKenna Museum of African American Art and at A.I.R. Gallery, New York. Her work has appeared in Day for Night, the 2006 Whitney Museum Biennial Catalog, two covers of Offbeat Magazine’s “Jazz Fest Bible”, the cover of the 2015 Louisiana Festivals and Events Calendar and most recently a 2017 All State NBA Allstar weekend promotion. Her work can be found in collections throughout the United States and Europe, including the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, Blues Hall of Fame, Memphis TN, and Luciano Benetton’s imago mundi collection, Italy.


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