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"Occupied" by Karen Mobley


Karen Mobley is a visual artist, poet and arts consultant. Her poetry book, Trial by Ordeal, was published by Wipf and Stock this year.  She has participated in 5 artist-in-residency programs including the prestigious Jentel Foundation. Her art work will be exhibited at the Moses Lake Art Center later in 2020. She serves as an adjunct faculty member at Whitworth University and an instructor for Spokane Art School.  She serves as a Program Contractor for Spokane Arts.  She served as Arts Director for the City of Spokane from 1997-2012.  She holds an MFA from the University of Oklahoma and a BFA with Honor from the University of Wyoming. You can learn more about her work at