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An interview by and , curator curator Caren Kinne Caren Kinne was born and raised in the renowned Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. It is from here that she works in her bright and cozy studio in the heart of the rich artistic culture and scenic countryside of the area. As a child, drawing was always a favorite form of entertainment for Caren which over time evolved into a life long passion for the visual arts. Caren graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Art degree from the Sage Colleges of New York, with a concentration in painting. In addition, she has taken a number of graduate level art and art education courses from her Alma Mater. Caren has shown her work in exhibits both nationally and internationally, and has won several art awards. Greetings and thank you for this interview opportunity. The roots of my current work go back to my time at Sage. I had a great experience there both during my BFA and graduate studies. There was a real comraderie among the students. So often you hear of ultra-competitiveness in art school. In my experience, I found that as peers we were generally supportive and 4 04 Special Issue