Karen Stentaford is an artist and educator living in Sackville, New Brunswick within Mi’kma’ki. She specializes in large format photography and the wet plate collodion process. She works in a variety of photographic-based media exploring place, belonging and memory influenced by the Newfoundland landscape of her childhood. She currently holds the position of Assistant Professor, Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts at Mount Allison University in Canada.

Karen has participated in numerous artist-in-residence programs, including SÍM in Reykjavik, Iceland, Ströndin & Skaftfell in Seyðisfjörður, Iceland, StudioWorks at the Tides Institute & Museum of Art in Eastport, Maine, TiltingAiR in Tilting, Newfoundland & Labrador, and Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont. She is the recipient of numerous grants from artsnb and the Canada Council of the Arts in support of her work, travel and professional development. She has exhibited work in Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Poland and Iceland. She holds a BFA from Mount Allison University, a BEd (Visual Arts Specialist) from NSCAD University & Mount Saint Vincent University and a MA in Photography from the Edinburgh College of Art.