Karen Ocker


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