Laura Karetzky is a visual artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work probes the space between relationships as they strive to stay connected over all kinds of distances and examines how technology sustains us in various states of suspended communication. She is recipient of two Yaddo residencies, including The Milton and Sally Michel Avery Endowed Residency for visual arts (2014). Her work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions including The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery (Washington, DC), Arte Laguna (Venice, Italy), and has been reviewed in American Arts Quarterly, The New York Times, Hyperallergic, and The Washington Post. She is a founding member and Visual Arts Advisor for The Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities, a member of the Brooklyn Information and Culture (BRIC) Contemporary Art Council, and has served as Alumni Advisor to the Academic Affairs Committee for The New York Academy of Art (2006-2012). Ms. Karetzky holds degrees from the New York Academy of Art (MFA) and Carnegie-Mellon University (BFA), with additional training at the School of Visual Arts, the New York Studio School, and the Rhode Island School of Design. She is represented by Lora Schlesinger Gallery in Los Angeles, CA.