Karen is a multi-disciplinary artist, whose working method involves significant research and development. She lives and works in Brighton, UK.

Group Shows

2017: Slippery Fish, DC Gallery, Eastbourne
2016: Video, Le Cadre de Normadie Impressionniste
2013: Sound & Light Installation, Shine on London Road, Public Art Commission
2012: Dublin Photo Festival
2012: Sculpture, Divine Intervention, Brighton Jubilee Library, Claude Nichol Centre.
2010: Brighton Photo Biennial Fringe.
2009: Photography, Gallery 10, Reading.
2007: Video, The Space Between, Brighton Festival.
2002: Grounded Theory, Pam Brabants & Karen Laycock (Tilley), The Foundry, Great Eastern Street, London.
2001: What we did on our holidays, venues in Hasting & St. Leonard’s.
2001: Brighton Icons, St Bartholomew’s Church, Brighton
2001: Sculpture, After Caro, Lewes.
2001: Record Collection, VTO Gallery (London ), International 3 Gallery (Manchester ), Forde Espace Art De-Contemperain (Geneva ).
2001: Installation, St Mary Magdalene Church/Crypt London.
2000: Resolution, BMC, Brighton.


: Short list for British Women’s Artist Competition

Arts Council Award
Charitable Art Trust
Windle Trust
The Hampshire Sculpture Trust


2009: Certificate in Arts Award, Assessor Levels 1 & 2.
2006-2008: Certificate in Education, PGCE, University of Sussex.
1999-2000: MA Fine Art/ Combined Media, (Scholarship funded), Chelsea College of Art and Design.
1996-1999: BA (Hon) Fine Art Sculpture, University of Brighton.