EDUCATION
1990-1
Foundation in general Art and Design
Bournville College of Art, Birmingham
1991-5
MA History of Art
Edinburgh University
1999-2000
Web Design and Management (part-time)
Lighthouse, Brighton
2005
Visual Communication (part-time)
London College of Communication
2010-2
MA Printmaking
Royal College of Art, London

EXHIBITIONS
2017
I know but I don't know (solo), Barber Institute of Fine Art, Birmingham
2014
Top to Bottom, Karen Lodges Here (solo), Forty Hall Estate, Enfield, London
Silent But…, St John on Bethnal Green, London
Take Me Home 3, Nettlefold Hall, London
2013
Play, London Print Studio
The Illustrator's Art, Rochester
Take Me Home, 319 Kennington Road, London
Featured Artist (solo), London Print Studio
Creekside Open (selected by Paul Noble), APT, London
Metamorphosis, Alex Macarthur, Brighton
2012
The Show House, 9a & 11 Lever Street, London
Multiplied, Christie’s, London
Reincarnation, London Print Studio
Seven London Graduates, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London
Show 2012, Royal College of Art, London
The Second Exhibition, CGP Projects, London
2011
Verlärkte Nacht (with the Arensky Chamber Orchestra), Cadogan Hall, London
Interim Show, Royal College of Art, London
The First Exhibition, CGP Projects, London
2010
Protected Characteristics, Royal College of Art, London
2007 & 2009
Girls’ School, Denmark Terrace, Brighton
2006
Like (solo), Miscelänea, Barcelona
2003
7th International Film Festival, Split, Croatia

TALKS
2014
KL19: All the Lodgers, Duckie, Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London
2013
Karen Lodge: je/tu/il/elle/nous, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

PUBLICATIONS
2012
23 Components for a Book (contributor)
2010
Run and Become (with the Anthropology department, University of Sussex)
2005
Le Gun 1 magazine (contributor)
2002-present
Illustrated more than twenty commercially available books (titles include Household Management for Men, Golden Rules of Fishing and This Is Not A Book) for clients including Penguin, Dorling Kindersley and Chronicle Books.
I wrote and illustrated another six: Make Your Own Sex Toys, What Shat That?, 100 Best Dance Moves in the World…Ever, Practice Makes Perfect: Sketching and Drawing,How to Sketch People and How to Sketch Plants.

RESIDENCIES & EXCHANGES
2011
Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig, Germany
2004
ArtSway, New Forest

AWARDS
2012
New Graduate Award, London Print Studio
2011
Natural Forms Drawing Prize (Royal College of Art), runner-up