KAREN HOCHMAN BROWN (b. 1958, Santa Barbara, California) creates mandala-like photocollages that digitally fuse mathematical precision and aesthetic beauty. She earned a bachelor’s degree in art from Pitzer College and a post-graduate teaching credential from California College of the Arts. She continued her studies in graphic design at Art Center College of Design and the University of California, Los Angeles, and designed and taught a high school course marrying geometry and art. Hochman Brown’s work has been included in exhibitions throughout Los Angeles County and New York. She is the recipient of several awards, including an artist residency from the Los Angeles County Arboretum Library.