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After earning his BFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in 2009, Karl Doerrer drove out to Los Angeles, California to explore new opportunities and to find new inspirations. In February 2010, he was accepted as a full-time resident artist at the 18th Street Arts Center where he has worked harder than ever to create his first post-graduate series of paintings.  His artistic process is a meditative creation of abstract images that are an amalgamation of subtle geometric elements fused with organic shapes created by use of contrasting colors, shading, and an obsession with line work. Karl sees his art as a visual conversation with the audience; his work could be described as a type of “communal Rorschach test” meant to expose the viewer's individual subconscious thoughts and emotions. Karl's psychoanalytical intention is amplified by the amorphous imagery in his paintings that engage the individual's imagination and provoke transformable intuitive perceptions.