Karen Louisa Linton was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut but raised outside of Nashville, Tennessee. She studied at St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland where she directed Steve Martin's The Underpants.  She left after two years to intern at the Nashville Repertory Theatre. She currently is in the General Manager of the independent record company Refinersfire. She was the executive producer of Pop Artist and Warhol Factory Icon, Ultra Violet's, limited edition CD, SELF-PORTRAIT. She has created video portraits of Grammy Award winning conductor, Jerry Blackstone, world renown tenor H. Stephen Smith, poet and novelist, Erica Wirght, and Ultra Violet. Her last film Midnight Munchies was screened at festivals across the US.