Karine Rupp-Stanko collects words and scraps of used materials to piece together a variety of visual experiences that connect people to each other and to their environment.
An educator at heart, she also holds “social folding” workshops at community events in Saint Paul and Minneapolis on a variety of themes, such as food justice and pollination.
She has worked in collaboration with Made Here MN, Forecast Public Art, Saint Paul Public Art and, most recently, Art@MSP.
In 2020, with no regular access to a studio, she has been focusing on small comic strip collages that explore her family’s life and experience of covid-times in a foreign land.
A graduate of MCBA’s Book Arts Certificate program, Rupp-Stanko also holds a Masters degree in Applied Linguistics and has translated over a hundred Japanese graphic novels and comic books for Glénat, a renowned French publisher.
Other Qualifications : Mother, Lover, Friend, Teacher, Gardener, Cook.