Karen Yasinsky is an artist and filmmaker working with animation and drawing. Her video installations and drawings have been shown in many venues internationally including the Mori Art Musuem, Tokyo; P.S. 1 Contemporary Art, NY; UCLA Hammer Museum, LA;the Wexner Center, Columbus and Kunst Werke, Berlin. Her films and videos have been screened worldwide at various venues and film festivals including the National Gallery of Art, MoMA, NY, the New York Film Festival's Views from the Avant Garde, the San Francisco International, Images Festival, Toronto, the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Crossroads, Maryland Film Festival and the Ann Arbor Film Festival where she won the Leon Speakers Award for Best Sound Design in 2013. She is the recipient of a Baker Award, Guggenheim Fellowship and is a fellow of the American Academy in Berlin and the American Academy in Rome. She teaches at Johns Hopkins University in Film and Media Studies.