Discipline: Film/Video – animation

Kara Crombie

Discipline: Film/Video – animation
Region: Philadelphia, PA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2012

Kara Crombie is a moving images and sound artist who lives and works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is a recipient of the Pew Fellowship in the Arts, MacDowell Fellowship, Headlands Center for the Arts Fellowship, Millay Colony Fellowship, Sacatar Institute Fellowship, and a Fleisher Art Memorial Wind Challenge Artist. Her work has been exhibited and screened at many well-known galleries and museums. She was a member of the art collective Vox Populi from 2006–2011. She has worked with The Monument Lab “Creative Speculations for Philadelphia” project at The Penn Institute for Urban Research to create a monument for Franklin Square Park. Kara is currently an assistant professor of photographic imaging and digital video production at the Community College of Philadelphia.



Kara Crombie worked in the Putnam studio.

The Graphics Studio (as it was originally named) was converted to its present use in 1972–1974 through a grant from the Putnam Foundation, and originally served the property as both a power house and pump house. Well water was pumped from a large cistern to Hillcrest, the Foreman’s Cottage, and the lower buildings closer to…

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