16 Haunting Images of Abandoned Places Turned into Creepy Art

by Elana

Karen Jerzyk is an artist. Her story is harrowing and touching but her journey is an inspiration.

In 2011 when her father passed away, she "struggled tremendously to cope with what had happened." Despite immense emotional obstacles, Karen turned her anguish into something incredible. Her photography went from being pretty cool but lacking to an emotional roller coaster of eerie wonder. She takes abandoned locations and injects such intensity we can't look away, all while chills shiver down our spines because the dark images are just so creepy!

Take a look, you won't be able to turn away.

1. "Black Queen."

I dare you to look away. This is absolutely stunning and eerie.

2. "Since the Flood."

Creepy just grazes the surface.

3. "Rails"

This morbid, yet romantic photo, is impossible to look away from.

4. "The Crown"

This is what nightmares are made of.

5. "They All Left."

Capturing the darkness within us....

6. "Waking Nightmare"

We all have darkness in us somewhere.

7. "My Closet."

What children are really afraid of...

8. "Unexpected Visitor"

The colors, the mood... it's all so intense.

9. "The Famer's Daughter."

They're coming to get you, Barbara...

10. "The White Queen"

This is what Death must look like.

11. "The Butterfly Effect"

The intense contrast is so exquisite.

12. "Sailing Ships"

We are utterly mesmerized by this image.

13. "The White Witch"

Terrifying yet peaceful.

14. "The Book Oracles"

Because nothing is creepier than two eerie women in an abandoned room.

15. "Mothership"

I seriously cannot look away...

16. "Nautilus"

This should haunt your dreams tonight...

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