Karien Rosenthal, known for photographs of the nude in nuture, has had her work reside in numerous private collections and in 16 museum collections, including the Boston MFA, Boston Public Library, Brooklyn Museum, Santa Barbara MFA, the Fogg, Rose, and Danforth Art Museums, the International Center of Photography, and the Yale University Art Gallery. Rosenthal has served on the Steering Committee of New England Women in Photography (NEWIP) since 1995. As a Resident Scholar at Brandeis’ Women’s Studies Research Center (WSRC), she initiated and co-curated the 2013 WSRC exhibition Vivian Maier: A Woman’s Lens, for which she lectured and organized a panel with NEWIP. The exhibition was selected by Jared Bowen of Greater Boston as one of the top Boston arts events of 2013. In 2016, Rosenthal curated 37 Photographers / One Model for the Griffin Museum of Photography, a show of male nudes by her and her workshop students that upends conventions of nude photography. It was accompanied by The Human Landscape: Photographs by Karin Rosenthal containing work from 3 of her photographic series.