Karen Sherman makes performances, writes, and builds things. Based in Minneapolis by way of New York, her work has been presented nationally by Walker Art Center, Fusebox Festival, PS122, ODC, and many others. She has worked and collaborated with many fine artists, including Sally Silvers, Morgan Thorson, Dan Hurlin, Emily Johnson, Lisa D’Amour, Katie Pearl, Neal Medlyn, NTUSA, The Love Everybody Players, Circus Amok, and the feminist punk pop band, Le Tigre. She received a 2007 Bessie Award for her performance in Thorson’s Faker. She is also a sound and scenic designer, stage electrician, production manager, and fifth-generation lasso spinner.

Selected Press

Karen Sherman’s ‘One with Others,’ gleefully mocks artistic hooey,” Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post, April 21, 2013