Miss Karen Abadie

Miss Karen Abadie

Lecturer in Fine Art

School of Art, Design and Architecture (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)


BA Fine Art Senior Lecturer

Researcher for medical humanities strand within the school of Art, Design and Architecture (as part of PhD research project)


2019 PDAP, Teaching and Learning

2012 MA Fine Art, University of Plymouth

2005 Foundation Diploma Art and Design (distinction)

2002 MSc Change Agent Skills and Strategies, University of Surrey

1987 BA Geography, University of Portsmouth

Professional membership

Associate Fellow Higher Education Academy

Teaching interests

Teaching interests

Karen teaches on the BA Fine Art programme.

Her expertise in teaching focusses on body as site, from both an anthropological lens and an autoethnographic subjective lens, she is well versed in mental health artistic strategies. Her practice specialism is sound, video, and analogue film installation, live art and socially engaged art practice.

Karen leads a selection of stage 2 and stage 3 BA Fine art modules, and is stage 3 lead..