Karen Stentaford is an artist and educator living in Sackville, NB where she holds the position of photography technician and lecturer at Mount Allison University. She works primarily in medium and large format photography, often employing toy cameras and alternative processes.
Since 2012, her work has been made using the wet plate collodion process. Recent bodies of work investigate ideas of place, absence and memory influenced by the Newfoundland landscape of her childhood.
Stentaford completed the Master of Arts in Photography program at the Edinburgh College of Art in 2010. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Mount Allison University in 1999 and Bachelor of Education, Visual Arts Specialist, from NSCAD University and Mount Saint Vincent University