The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts dedicated a bronze sculpture by alum Karen Lucas at Keone‘ula Elementary School in Ewa Beach, Oahu. The sculpture entitled, “KEONE‘ULA,” was created as part of the SFCA Artists in Residence Program.
Lucas was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1956. She attended the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts in 1980. Karen went on to pursue a Master of Arts degree in Art Therapy from the University of New Mexico, which she received in 1984, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa in 1998. Hawai‘i has been her home since 1991.