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London

Architect-artist Karen O’Leary presents locality maps in a different way. Countless roads and river lines are intricately drawn and cut by hand by the artist using an x-acto blade. Why maps you might ask? Because Karen considers a map as more than just a navigational tool it also tells a story. 

paper art

San Francisco

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Portland

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Chicago

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Washing DC

Find more of her works on Studio KMO.

 

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