KAREN SEAPKER
karenseapker@gmail.com

EDUCATION

Hunter College, New York, NY, 2009, MFA, Painting

Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, 2004, BA, Studio Art and Art History, Honors

Slade School of Art, London, UK, 2002 (Semester Abroad)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017     TBD, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
             Ravel, Tuttle Gallery, McDonogh School, Owing Mills, MD

2016     And Most Slow Have I Been, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN
             Painting A Clearing on view at Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

2014    Re: Surface, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
            New Paintings, Canal Projects, London, UK

2011    Continuum, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
            Things Come to Light, LaChaise Gallery, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA

2010    New Work, National Arts Club, New York, NY

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017     Nasty Women Nashville, The Basement East, Nashville, TN
             From Tha Roota To Tha Toota, Good Enough Projects, Atlanta, GA

2016    Incisive Fantasy, Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC
            From Here, Flourescent Gallery, Knoxville, TN

2015   Summer Reading, Zieher Smith & Horton, Nashville, TN
           Vanishing Act, Heliopolis Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014    Blottr, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
            Home Fires, curated by Scott Zieher and Mike Womack, Track 13, Cummins Station, Nashville, TN
            New Members 1, COOP Gallery, Nashville, TN

2013    Per [Pro] Spective, JHouse Greenwich, Greenwich, CT
            Marty's Cool Biennial, Heliopolis Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
            Of The Land, Chashama Gallery, New York, NY
            Girls Just Wanna Have Fund$, La Mama Galleria, New York, NY

2012    Selected Works, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai, China
             Faculty at Work, Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

2011    Gertrude’s/LOT, Pittsburgh Biennial 2011, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
           Rust Melt: New Pittsburgh Abstractions, Fe Arts Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
           The Man Who Fell To Earth, Monika Bobinska Gallery, London, UK

2010    Recent Paintings and Watercolors, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai, China
            Persistence of Painting, Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY
            The Triumph of Now, Volume Black Gallery, New York, NY
            Girls Just Want To Have Funds, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, NY

2009    F(r)acture: Division Paintings, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
             Small is the New Big: 25 Squared, Fe Arts Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
             Thesis Exhibition, Hunter College, New York, NY

2007    First Year Student Show, Hunter College, New York, NY

2004    Senior Thesis Show, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

 

CURATED EXHIBITIONS

2016
The Thing Itself, Track 13, Nashvile, TN

2015  
Gazing Inland, Track 13, Nashville, TN
5 Rooms, Co-curated with Vadis Turner, Nashville, TN
Vanishing Act, Heliopolis Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014  
Peter Krashes: Plant a Flag, COOP Gallery, Nashville, TN
Terrestrial, Unsmoke Art Systems, Braddock, PA
Daniel Luchman: Voyage to Alpha Centauri, COOP Gallery, Nashville, TN 

 

AWARDS
Nominated for Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant, 2015
New American Paintings (South), Spring 2015
Artist In Residence, ChaNorth, NY, 2012
Artist in Residence, Cedar Crest College, 2011
Lotus Foundation Prize in the Arts and Sciences, 2009
Nominated for Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant, 2009
Wallace A. Reis Art Award, 2004
Seena Marcus Art Award, 2003
Muhlenberg Summer Research Grant, 2003

 

PROJECTS AND RELATED EXPERIENCE
Adjunct Professor, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN, present
Visiting Artist in Residence, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, Spring 2016
Guest Critic, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, Fall 2015
COOP Gallery Co-operative Member and Curator, Nashville, TN 2013-ongoing
Periscope Program Artist Facilitator, Nashville, TN, Spring 2015
Juror of Student Spring Show, Watkins School of Art, Nashville, TN, Spring 2015
Guest Lecturer, Belmont College, Nashville, TN, Fall 2014
Guest Critic, Watkins School of Art, Nashville, TN, Fall 2014
Sabbatical Replacement Professor, Farleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ, Fall 2012
Adjunct Professor, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA,  2010-2012
Guest Lecturer, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA, 2011
Guest Lecturer, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, 2010
Teaching Artist, Manhattan New Music Project, New York, NY, 2008-2009
Artist Assistant, Oliver Herring, New York, NY, 2006-2008
Guest Lecturer, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, 2006
Curatorial Intern, Art In The Twenty-First Century, New York, NY, 2005-2006
Studio Intern, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY, 2005