Karen Miranda Augustine

ritualistic pop artist


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Mercy Me

About this series:
I made these works during a period of experiencing love, the death of a partner and disappointment. While making the work, I thought a lot about mortality, what it meant to "fall out of grace," and the ways in which one can see herself differently and move on.


Jada Fire as Òsun by Karen Miranda Augustine


Jada Fire as Òsun
(2008) Mixed Media 

African cloth, sequins, feathers, acrylic, collage, spray paint, oil sticks, mirror, braids and embellishment on canvas, 2.25 x 3 feet
Collection of Fred Budnik, Toronto



As Above by Karen Miranda Augustine


As Above
(2007) Mixed Media 

Acrylic, photo transfer, window screen, gouache, sequins, collage, oil sticks and marker on canvas, 2 x 3.75 feet 
Collection of Fred Budnik, Toronto


GG/Drapo pour Michaëlle by Karen MIranda Augustine


GG / Drapo pour Michaëlle
(2007) Mixed Media 

Individually hand-sewn sequins, photo transfer, skunk pelt, deerskin, dyed vintage muskrat, fake fur,
marker and acrylic on canvas, 3 x 2 feet 
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Her Wounds Became Muscles by Karen Miranda Augustine


Her Wounds Became Muscles
(2007) Mixed Media 

Acrylic, collage, car tire, gift wrap, sequins, oil sticks, marker and found metal on canvas, 4 x 3 feet 
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Miranda and Child by Karen Miranda Augustine


Miranda and Child (RaRa Rah)
(2007) Mixed Media 

Découpage, found metal, tires, sequins, acrylic, oil sticks, spray paint, speaker, blunt and Kanekalon fibre on wood, 2.5 x 3 feet 
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Missing by Karen MIranda Augustine


Missing (Metallic Mask for Steve)
(2006) Mixed Media 

Acrylic, oil sticks, metal, feathers, wood, nails, spray paint and two-way splitter on canvas, 4 x 2 feet 
NOT FOR SALE  |  Collection of the Artist


Pomba Gira by Karen Miranda Augustine


Pomba Gira
(2007) Mixed Media 

Acrylic, deerskin, metal, collage, sequins, copper wire, oil stick, pastel and gouache on canvas, 1 x 1 foot 
Collection of Deirdre Tara Whelan, Toronto


The Psychopomp by Karen Miranda Augustine


The Psychopomp
(2008) Mixed Media 

Acrylic, oil sticks, collage, cloth, feathers, found metal and "No Parking" sign on wood, 46 x 22.5 inches 
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Tonya Harding as St. Sebastian as Oggún by Karen Miranda Augustine

Tonya Harding as St. Sebastian as Oggún
(2008) Mixed Media 

Acrylic, spray paint, grease pencils, sequins, collage on acetate and masonite board, 48 x 30 inches
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