Kara Schoeman is The Artist behind Kara Artistics. Kara Artistics is a collaboration between Kara Schoeman and her Father Stephan Schoeman. He is a Foundry artist in Bloemfontein, South Africa. She is a Fine Artist who specialises in glass sculptures, metal sculptures and interactive video installations. Together they design and cast recycled aluminium artworks. The recycled material along with the unique designs often portray concepts regarding extinction of various species. Kara Schoeman’s Honours degree in Psychology helps her to depict subjective human experiences within the sculptures. Kara Schoeman is a Free State based artist who graduated with a BA Fine Art Degree (Cum laude) from the University of the Free State in 2016. Thereafter she graduated with a BA Honours degree in Psychology at the University of the Free State in 2017. During her studies, Schoeman was awarded the best Fine Art student of her year group for three consecutive years. She was also awarded the best over all Art History student in 2015. Her work has been included in numerous exhibitions in galleries such as the Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery, Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Map Gallery, UJ Art Gallery, Young Blood Art Gallery, Gallery on Leviseur, ABSA Gallery, and Design Indaba.
Kara Schoeman is currently a Facilitator at the University of the Free State’s Psychology Department along with lecturing at Brisley school of Art. She has been employed by the University of the Free State as a Student Assistant to first and second year Fine Art Students from 2014 to 2017. In those years she also worked as a Gallery Assistant at the Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery. She served as a Lecture Assistant for Bed education students in their Art and Culture Modules in 2016 and 2017. She Tutored the second year Art history and Image study students in 2017. Along with lecturing she spends most of her time behind the designs of Kara Artistics.