Karen Batten blends visual art, print and web design using a participatory approach with groups and individuals. This process happens by means of dialogue, workshops and coaching to facilitate concept creation through to the final product.
Drawing from 19 years experience, Karen has developed a highly effective approach to consulting with clients and working with service users to provide skill, concept and image development. This process can involve workshops and/or coaching with staff or service users.
Karen is based in Turrbal and Jagera Country (Brisbane) and works throughout Brisbane and Australia.

Design & Print

  • Brochures
  • Posters
  • Flyers
  • Booklets
  • Signage
  • Business cards and more…

Digital Media

  • Websites
  • Animations
  • Event Promotion on Social Media


  • Illustration
  • Info graphics
  • Photography
  • Exhibition Curating
  • Participatory Art

Workshops & Couching

  • Participatory art projects
  • Couching and / or workshops in print and digital media¬†(so that staff or service users can change designs in-house)
  • Social media and marketing couching
  • Workshops in ‘Community Responses’ to violence


Karen uses visual art, print & web design with individuals and groups using a collaborative approach. This happens using dialogue, workshops and/or training to facilitate creation through to the final product.

Karen mainly works in Turrbal & Jagera Country (Brisbane).

Current Project

Colourise Festival 2017

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