About The Artist



Chicago native Karlana Pedersen offers custom art and private commissions and has worked with designers and creative professionals for over ten years. Karlana's work has been featured in the media, homes, and businesses. Karlana Pedersen founded her original company, Karlana Pedersen Visual Art & Photography, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 2015, before returning to Chicago, Illinois, in 2019. Since then, Karlana Pedersen Visual Art & Photography changed its name to Karlana Pedersen LLC and has expanded to become a full service custom art and visual arts services company with a newly formed art licensing brand; Art Maiden® featuring print reproductions, graphic art designs, a wearable art fashion line, vintage posters and Karlana's hand-embellished graphic art prints. 

Fine art by Karlana Pedersen is available now, both as originals and Giclee print reproductions, and the quality materials used are rated archival safe to last for years to come.

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How Do Artists Podcast with Ryan & Karlana

2020 has been a banner year. In addition to the growth of Karlana Pedersen Visual Art & Photography, this year will mark the debut of a brand new podcast with Karlana and her creative partner Ryan Caldwell called "How do artists..? with Ryan & Karlana" A weekly, interview-based, live-stream podcast that seeks to ask their guests a single question per episode: How do artists..live, work, play, raise a family, handle relationships, or cope with challenges and adversity. Each week a new topic is featured, and each episode ends with a Q&A session between guests and their listeners in real-time.


How Do Artists Podcast