Karen Zimmermann is an artist, designer, and educator. She is a Professor in the University of Arizona, School of Art, and chair of the Illustration & Graphic Design Division. Previously, Karen taught at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Karen has received numerous grants and awards including an Arizona Project Grant by the Arizona Commission of the Arts, UA Deans fund for Excellence, and UA Faculty Fellowship. She is an elected member on the American Institute of Graphic Art Design Education Committee and the College Book Art Association. She has shown her artwork internationally and her book work and prints are in many collections.