Karen J. Anderson is an artist, writer, photographer, publisher, and filmmaker. She believes stories can be told in many ways, and she uses a variety of methods to uplift, inform, and educate African Americans and people of color. She is working on her masters at the School of the Arts Institute in Chicago in new arts journalism. Her work has been shown in a school group exhibition on domestic violence and in a group online gallery for Shanti Arts. Her work has been published in an anthology of artists in the Genre: Urban Arts No. 8 Print. Her Instagram is @BlackGyrlArt.