Karen Ann Hoffman is a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. Her works are in the permanent collections of the: Smithsonian Institution -NMAI. The Wisconsin State Museum, The New York State Museum, Indianapolis Childrens' Museum, Memorial Hall Museum, Deerfield, MA, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS, and the Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Caverns, NY. Selected as a Wisconsin Master Folk Artist by the Wisconsin Arts Board Winter 2007.
Karen Ann's award winning Beadwork has been displayed at: Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, Evanston, IL; Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Appleton, WI; The Neville Museum, Green Bay, WI; The Castellani Art Museum, Niagara Falls, NY; The Ukrainian National Museum, Chicago, IL. Karen Ann was a member of the Skanikwat Project, Nakuru, Kenya, Africa. The project, lead by Samuel Thomas, used tribal beadwork as a medium to foster peace across languages, races, religions, and continents.