Karle graduated from California College of the Arts in San Francisco and Oakland in 2003 with a degree in the Fine Arts, specializing in photography. In 1999, she was a guest student at Center for Creative Studies in Detroit Michigan, at which time she began her Detroit Series.
Karle’s work has been included in art shows and galleries, such as Focus on AIDS Fine Art benefit in Los Angeles, Southern Exposure in San Francisco, and House on Main in Royal Oak, Michigan. Karle’s work has been displayed at SadieDey’s Play Cafe, Happy Hound and Peekaboo Maps in the Berkeley/Oakland area. She has been published in BIG Magazine, Cookie, Heeb, Oakbook, Dwell, Bark, SF Chronicle, Detroit Home and St. Mary’s College Catalogue in Moraga, California.
Karle’s photographs are included in the book Nursery Rhymes of the Female Mind, and a photograph from her Motel Series was chosen to be in American Photography 22, published in New York.