CV

Solo Exhibitions
“Color—Form—Structure,” SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY, 2011

“just around the block,” Melanee Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2009

“Julie Karabenick: Recent Paintings,” Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2007

Broadway Gallery, New York, NY, 2004

“Recent Paintings: Explorations in Color and Form,” Washington Street Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, 2002

Washington Street Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, 1999

Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI, 1998


Selected Group Exhibitions

“Holiday Group Show 2012,” David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, 2012-2013

“20th Annual Anniversary Exhibition Invitational: Twenty Jurors,” Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2012

“Beyond Measure,” C2 Fine Arts, St. Petersberg, FL, 2011

“Op, Pop and Geo Again,” David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, 2010-2011

“Line, Curve, Form,” David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, 2010

“GeoMetrics II,” Gallery 128, New York, NY, 2009 (curator: Gloria Klein)

“Blogpix,” Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY, 2009 (curators: Joanne Mattera, Hrag Vartanian, Roberta Fallon and Libby Rosof)

“Building Picturing,” The Painting Center, New York, NY, 2007 (curator: Vittorio Colaizzi)

“Luxe, Calme, et Volupté,” Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2007 (curator: Joanne Mattera)

ORDER(ed),” Gallery Siano, Philadelphia, PA, 2006 (curator: Julie Karabenick; catalog, catalog essay by Roberta Fallon)

“Complex Simplicity/Simple Complexity,” Gallery 180, The Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, IL, 2005

“Engaging the Structural,” Broadway Gallery, New York, NY, 2005 (curator: Julie Karabenick; essay by Lilly Wei)

“14 Reasons for Red,” Chicago Art Source, Chicago, IL, 2005

“2004 Biennial,” Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN, 2004

“Contemplative Spaces: Two Perspectives,” Livonia Civic Center, Livonia, MI, 2003 (two person exhibition)

Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, 2003

“Washington Street Gallery Visits Buckham,” Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI, 2002

“Full Spectrum,” Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2002

Power Center for the Performing Arts, Ann Arbor, MI, 2002

Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI, 2002

“Local Color,” Media Union Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2001

“Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI, 2001, 2000, 1996, 1995

“Ann Arbor Women Artists” ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL, and Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI, 2001 (traveling exhibition, 2 venues)

“Ann Arbor Women Artists 50th Anniversary Exhibition,” Jean-Paul Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2001

“Exhibit 6: New Work,” Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI, 2000

“Jackson Area Show,” Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI, 2000, 1999, 1997, 1996

“Nine: Recent Works,” Washtenaw Community College Art Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI, 1998

Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI, 1998

“Our Visions: Women in Art,” Oakland Community College Gallery, Farmington, MI, 1997, 1995

“All Media Competition,” Left Bank Gallery, Flint, MI, 1997, 1996

“Botanical Images,” Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, 1997

“Reconcilable Differences,” Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI, 1997

Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI, 1997

“State of the Arts ’96 Annual Exhibition,” Saginaw Township Administration Building, Saginaw, MI, 1996

“15th National Print Exhibition,” Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN, 1995

“All Michigan-All Media 1995,” Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI, 1995

“Our Town,” Community House, Birmingham, MI, 1995  (juror: Samuel Sachs II, Director, Detroit Institute of Arts)

“Michigan All Media Competition,” Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, 1995, 1992

“State of the Arts,” Saginaw Township Administration Building, Saginaw, MI, 1995 (juror: MaryAnn Wilkinson, Associate Curator, Detroit Institute of Arts)

“The Issue of Scale,” Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI, 1994

“Left Bank Gallery All Media Show,” Left Bank Gallery, Flint, MI, 1994 (best of show), 1992, 1991, 1990

“13th Annual Alma College Statewide Print Competition,” Flora Kirsch Beck Gallery, Alma, MI, 1993 (traveling exhibition, 5 venues)

“Ottawa National Print Exhibition,” Ottawa Gallery, Sylvania, OH, 1993

“Printmaking & Works on Paper Exhibition,” Scarab Club, Detroit, MI, 1993, 1991

“The Print: A Statewide Competition for Printmakers,” Ann Arbor Art Association, Ann Arbor, MI, 1993, 1992, 1991

“14th Annual Michigan Artists Competition,” Art Center of Battle Creek, Battle Creek, MI, 1993

“25th Annual Painting & Sculpture Competition,” Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, 1992

“11th Annual Alma College Statewide Print Competition,” Flora Kirsch Beck Gallery, Alma, MI, 1991 (traveling exhibition, 5 venues; juror: Philip Pearlstein)

“10th Annual Botanical Images Competition,” Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, 1991

“Scarab Club All Media Silver Medal Exhibition,” Scarab Club Detroit, MI, 1990


Writing

Essays/Interviews in print

Timothy App: The Aesthetics of Precision; Forty-five Years of Painting, exhibition catalogue interview, 2013
(edited and updated from Interview with Artist Timothy App, Geoform, November, 2006)

Barbara Stanczak: Form + Answer, exhibition catalogue interview, 2012

Sense and Sensation, exhibition catalogue interview, 2010
(updated from Interview with Artist Laurie Fendrich, Geoform, April, 2007)

Jennifer Goodman: Ocular Spectra, catalogue essay, John Buckley Gallery, 2010

Marco Casentini: Every Thing in the Right Place, exhibition catalogue interview, 2009
(excerpted from Interview with Artist Marco Casentini, Geoform, July 2009)

Marco Casentini: Roll Over, exhibition catalogue interview, 2009
(reprinted from Interview with Artist Marco Casentini, Geoform, July 2009)

William Conger: Paintings 1958-2008, exhibition catalogue interview, 2009
(reprinted from Interview with Artist William Conger, Geoform, January, 2008)

Gudrun Mertes-Frady: Paintings 2007, exhibition catalogue interview, 2007
(reprinted from Interview with Artist Gudrun Mertes-Frady, Geoform, August 2006)

Joanne Mattera: Ten Years of Encaustic Painting, exhibition catalogue interview, 2006
(excerpted from Interview with Artist Joanne Mattera, Geoform, September, 2005)

“Looking Forward and Looking Back: The Art of Cecily Kahn,” magazine essay, Julie Karabenick,
 NY Arts, January/February, 2005

“Striving for Perfection in an Imperfect World: In Conversation with Laurie Fendrich,”
magazine interview, Julie Karabenick, NY Arts, November-December, 2004

Interviews on Geoform (www.geoform.net)

Interview with Artist Dan Ramirez, Geoform, June, 2014

Interview with Artist Thornton Willis, Geoform, September, 2013

Interview with Artist Tadasky (Tadasuke Kuwayama), Geoform, February, 2013

Interview with Artist Ed Mieczkowski, Geoform, November 2012

Interview with Artist Julian Stanczak, Geoform, October 2011

Interview with Artist Lynda Ray, Geoform, August 2011

Interview with Artist June Harwood, Geoform, January 2011

Interview with Artist Mark Emerson, Geoform, September 2010

Interview with Artist George Earl Ortman, Geoform, August 2010

Interview with Artist Harvey Daniels, Geoform, May 2010

Interview with Artist Gary Petersen, Geoform, April 2010

Interview with Artist Gonçalo Ivo, Geoform, February 2010

Interview with Artist Marco Casentini, Geoform, July 2009

Interview with Artist Alexander Couwenberg, Geoform, May 2009

Interview with Artist Mark Wilson, Geoform, March 2009

Interview with Artist Bruce Pollock, Geoform, February 2009

Interview with Artist Andrew Christofides, Geoform, September 2008

Interview with Artist Michael Knutson, Geoform, September, 2008

Interview with Artist Larry Spaid, Geoform, June 2008

Interview with Artist Karl Benjamin, Geoform, May 2008

Interview with Artist Vincent Longo, Geoform, February 2008

Interview with Artist William Conger, Geoform, January 2008

Interview with Artist Marko Spalatin, Geoform, December 2007

Interview with Artist Grace DeGennaro, Geoform, December 2007

Interview with Artist Astrid Fitzgerald, Geoform, August 2007

Interview with Artist W. C. Richardson, Geoform, June 2007

Interview with Artist Laurie Fendrich, Geoform, April 2007

Interview with Artist Rae Mahaffey, Geoform, March 2007

Interview with Artist Michael Kessler, Geoform, February 2007

Interview with Artist Timothy App, Geoform, November 2006

Interview with Artist Liz Coats, Geoform, September, 2006

Interview with Artist Gudrun Mertes-Frady, Geoform, August, 2006

Interview with Artist Robert Straight, Geoform, August, 2006

Interview with Artist Gail Gregg, Geoform, July, 2006

Interview with Artist Julie Gross, Geoform, May 2006

Interview with Artist Tracey Adams, Geoform, April, 2006

Interview with Artist Mark Brown, Geoform, February, 2006

Interview with Artist C. Morey de Morand, Geoform, January, 2006

Interview with Artist Joanne Mattera, Geoform, September, 2005

Interview with Artist Burton Kramer, Geoform, July, 2005

Interview with Artist Marjorie Mikasen, Geoform, February, 2005

 

Curatorial Projects

Geoform: an online scholarly resource, international forum and curatorial project that examines contemporary abstract geometric art from around the world, Julie Karabenick, Editor/Curator, online since May 2005 (Geoform)

ORDER(ed),” Gallery Siano, Philadelphia, PA, May 5–June 17, 2006 (curator: Julie Karabenick; with catalogue, essay by Roberta Fallon)

“Engaging the Structural,” Broadway Gallery, New York, NY, April 5–30, 2005 (curator: Julie Karabenick; essay: Lilly Wei)


Other Professional Experience

Juror, “Abstract & Geometric,” Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2007
(more about exhibition at Woman Made Gallery)


Selected Bibliography

Managing Behavior in Organizations, 5th Ed., book cover image, Jerald Greenberg, Pearson Education IRC, 2009

“Luxe, Calme et Volupté: A Meditation on Visual Pleasure,” online catalog essay by Joanne Mattera, Marsha Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2007

Art Matters, “The System is Out of Order,” Anne Fabbri, June, 2006

Communicating at Work: Principles and Practices for Business, 9th Ed., book cover image, Ronald B. Adler and Jeanne Marquardt Elmhorst, McGraw Hill, 2006

The Philadelphia Inquirer, “Creative styles of their own, ” Edith Newhall, May 26, 2006

fallonandrosof.com, “ORDER(ed),” Libby Rosof, May 17, 2006

Key to Philadelphia, “Who’s on First (Friday),” Krystyna Warchol, May 1-14, 2006

aroundphilly.com, “First Friday Spotlight,” R. B. Strauss, May 4, 2006

Current Magazine, “Julie Karabenick’s Geometric Abstractions,” Kyle Norris, April, 2006

“Beauty, Order and Individuality,” catalog essay by Roberta Fallon, “ORDER(ed),” Gallery Siano, Philadelphia, PA, 2006

NY Arts Magazine, “Geometry Reloaded,” Lilly Wei, May/June, 2005

NY Arts Magazine, “Julie Karabenick’s Systematic Freedoms, Vivek Narayanan, January/February, 2004

encOmpass: A Woman’s Guide to Washtenaw County, color image, 2002, 2003-2004 editions

Chicago Reader, Galleries & Museums, image, December 6, 2002

The Flint Journal, “Buckham Gallery winds up with a big show before vacation,” Christopher Young, July 18, 2002

Education
PhD (Psychology), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1981

BA (with High Honors), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1970