World Press Photo recognizes the best visual journalism of the year, awarding the images and stories of photographers in eight categories. This year we announce the 45 participants from 28 countries. (more…)
Originally from Colombia, Karen Arango is a freelance photographer based in Sarasota, Florida. She graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design with a BA in Photography and Digital Imaging. During her studies she completed the General Studies Program at the International Center of Photography in 2012.
In 2015 Karen was selected to participate in the New York Times Lens portfolio review. Her series of portraits “Miss Behave” have been exhibited internationally including KOLGA International Photo Festival in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, and Breda International Photo Festival in Breda, Netherlands. Karen is also a gelatin silver printer and assisted on printing Larry Towell’s new book Afghanistan.