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Solo Exhibitions

  • The Painting Center Project Space, “Architectural Fantasies,” New York, NY, 2015
  • SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery, “Color—Form—Structure,” New York, NY, 2011
  • Melanee Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL, “just around the block,” 2009
  • Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Julie Karabenick: Recent Paintings,” 2007
  • Broadway Gallery, New York, NY, 2004
  • Livonia Civic Center, Livonia, MI, “Contemplative Spaces: Two Perspectives,” 2003 (two-person exhibition)
  • Washington Street Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, “Recent Paintings: Explorations in Color and Form,” 2002
  • Washington Street Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, 1999
  • Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI, 1998

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • dm contemporary, New York, NY, “A Few Conversations about Color” curated by Joanne Mattera, 2015
    (catalogue: www.blurb.com)
  • David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, “Holiday Group Show 2012,” 2012-2013
  • Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, “20th Annual Anniversary Exhibition Invitational: Twenty Jurors,” 2012
  • C2 Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL, “Beyond Measure,” 2011
  • David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, “Op, Pop and Geo Again,” 2010-2011
  • David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, “Line, Curve, Form,” 2010
  • Gallery 128, New York, NY, “GeoMetrics II” curated by Gloria Klein, 2009
  • Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY, “Blogpix” curated by Joanne Mattera, Hrag Vartanian, Roberta Fallon and Libby Rosof, 2009
  • The Painting Center, New York, NY, “Building Picturing” curated by Vittorio Colaizzi, 2007
  • Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA, “Luxe, Calme, et Volupté” curated by Joanne Mattera, 2007
  • Gallery Siano, Philadelphia, PA, “ORDER(ed)” curated by Julie Karabenick, 2006 ( catalogue essay by Roberta Fallon)
  • Gallery 180, The Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, IL, “Complex Simplicity/Simple Complexity,” 2005
  • Broadway Gallery, New York, NY, “Engaging the Structural” curated by Julie Karabenick, 2005 ( accompanying essay by Lilly Wei)
  • Chicago Art Source, Chicago, IL, “14 Reasons for Red,” 2005
  • Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN, “2004 Biennial,” 2004
  • Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, 2003
  • Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI, “Washington Street Gallery Visits Buckham,” 2002
  • Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Full Spectrum,” 2002
  • Power Center for the Performing Arts, Ann Arbor, MI, 2002
  • Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI, 2002
  • Media Union Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, “Local Color,” 2001
  • Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI, “Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” 2001, 2000, 1996, 1995
  • ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL and Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI, “Ann Arbor Women Artists,” 2001
  • Jean-Paul Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, “Ann Arbor Women Artists 50th Anniversary Exhibition,” 2001
  • Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI, “Exhibit 6: New Work,” 2000
  • Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI, “Jackson Area Show,” 2000, 1999, 1997, 1996
  • Washtenaw Community College Art Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI, “Nine: Recent Works,” 1998
  • Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI, 1998
  • Oakland Community College Gallery, Farmington, MI, “Our Visions: Women in Art,” 1997, 1995
  • Left Bank Gallery, Flint, MI, “All Media Competition,” 1997, 1996
  • Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, “Botanical Images,” 1997
  • Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI, “Reconcilable Differences,” 1997
  • Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI, 1997
  • Saginaw Township Administration Building, Saginaw, MI, “State of the Arts ’96 Annual Exhibition,” 1996
  • Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN, “15th National Print Exhibition,” 1995
  • Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI, “All Michigan-All Media,” 1995
  • Community House, Birmingham, MI, “Our Town” juried by Samuel Sachs II, Director, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1995
  • Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, “Michigan All Media Competition,” 1995, 1992
  • Saginaw Township Administration Building, Saginaw, MI, “State of the Arts” juried by MaryAnn Wilkinson, Associate Curator, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1995
  • Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI, “The Issue of Scale,” 1994
  • Left Bank Gallery, Flint, MI, “Left Bank Gallery All Media Show,” 1994 (best of show), 1992, 1991, 1990
  • Flora Kirsch Beck Gallery, Alma, MI, “13th Annual Alma College Statewide Print Competition,” 1993 (traveling exhibition, 5 venues)
  • Ottawa Gallery, Sylvania, OH, “Ottawa National Print Exhibition,” 1993
  • Scarab Club, Detroit, MI, “Printmaking & Works on Paper Exhibition,” 1993, 1991
  • Ann Arbor Art Association, Ann Arbor, MI, “The Print: A Statewide Competition for Printmakers,” 1993, 1992, 1991
  • Art Center of Battle Creek, Battle Creek, MI, “14th Annual Michigan Artists Competition,” 1993
  • Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, “25th Annual Painting & Sculpture Competition,” 1992
  • Flora Kirsch Beck Gallery, Alma, MI, “11th Annual Alma College Statewide Print Competition” juried by Philip Pearlstein, 1991  (traveling exhibition, 5 venues)
  • Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, “10th Annual Botanical Images Competition,” 1991
  • Scarab Club, Detroit, MI, “Scarab Club All Media Silver Medal Exhibition,” 1990

Publications (Artist’s Writings)

  • —Essays/Interviews in print
    • Timothy App: The Aesthetics of Precision; Forty-five Years of Painting, artist interview in this exhibition catalogue, 2013
    • Barbara Stanczak: Form + Answer, artist interview in this exhibition catalogue, 2012
    • Sense and Sensation, interview with Laurie Fendrich in this exhibition catalogue, 2010
    • Jennifer Goodman: Ocular Spectra, essay in this exhibition catalogue, John Buckley Gallery, 2010
    • Marco Casentini: Every Thing in the Right Place, artist interview in this exhibition catalogue, 2009
    • Marco Casentini: Roll Over, artist interview in this exhibition catalogue, 2009
    • William Conger: Paintings 1958-2008, artist interview in this exhibition catalogue, 2009
    • Gudrun Mertes-Frady: Paintings 2007, artist interview in this exhibition catalogue, 2007
    • Joanne Mattera: Ten Years of Encaustic Painting, artist interview in this exhibition catalogue, 2006
    • “Looking Forward and Looking Back: The Art of Cecily Kahn,” magazine essay,
      NY Arts, January/February, 2005
    • “Striving for Perfection in an Imperfect World: In Conversation with Laurie Fendrich,”
      magazine interview, NY Arts, November-December, 2004
  • —Interviews published on Geoform (www.geoform.net) with:
    • Dan Ramirez of Madison, WI, June, 2014
    • Thornton Willis of New York, NY, September, 2013
    • Tadasky (Tadasuke Kuwayama) of New York, NY, February, 2013
    • Ed Mieczkowski of Huntington Beach, CA, November, 2012
    • Julian Stanczak of Seven Hills, OH, October, 2011
    • Lynda Ray of Richmond, VA, August, 2011
    • June Harwood of Studio City, CA, January, 2011
    • Mark Emerson of Sacramento, CA, September, 2010
    • George Earl Ortman of New York, NY, August, 2010
    • Harvey Daniels of Brighton, United Kingdom, May, 2010
    • Gary Petersen of New York, NY, April, 2010
    • Gonçalo Ivo of Paris, France, February, 2010
    • Marco Casentini of Hermosa Beach, CA, July, 2009
    • Alexander Couwenberg of Alta Loma, CA, May, 2009
    • Mark Wilson of West Cornell, CT, March, 2009
    • Bruce Pollock of Philadelphia, PA, February, 2009
    • Andrew Christofides of Sydney, Australia, September, 2008
    • Michael Knutson of Portland, OR, September, 2008
    • Larry Spaid of Philadelphia, PA, June, 2008
    • Karl Benjamin of Claremont, CA, May, 2008
    • Vincent Longo of New York, NY, February, 2008
    • William Conger of Chicago, IL, January, 2008
    • Marko Spalatin of Blue Mounds, WI, December, 2007
    • Grace DeGennaro of Yarmouth, MA, December,  2007
    • Astrid Fitzgerald of New York, NY, August, 2007
    • W. C. Richardson of University Park, MD, June, 2007
    • Laurie Fendrich of New York, NY, April, 2007
    • Rae Mahaffey of Portland, OR, March, 2007
    • Michael Kessler of Santa Fe, NM, February, 2007
    • Timothy App of Baltimore, MD, November, 2006
    • Liz Coats of Wanganui, New Zealand, September, 2006
    • Gudrun Mertes-Frady of Brooklyn, NY, August, 2006
    • Robert Straight of Wilmington, DE, August, 2006
    • Gail Gregg of New York, NY, July, 2006
    • Julie Gross of New York, NY, May, 2006
    • Tracey Adams of Carmel, CA, April, 2006
    • Mark Brown of Chapel Hill, NC, February, 2006
    • C. Morey de Morand of London, UK, January, 2006
    • Joanne Mattera of New York, NY, September, 2005
    • Burton Kramer of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July, 2005
    • Marjorie Mikasen of Lincoln, NE, February, 2005

Curatorial Projects

  • —Online
    • Geoform: an online scholarly resource and curatorial project that examines contemporary abstract geometric art from around the world, online since May 2005 (www.geoform.net)
  • —Gallery
    • Gallery Siano, Philadelphia, PA, “ORDER(ed)” May 5–June 17, 2006, with catalogue, essay by Roberta Fallon
    • Broadway Gallery, New York, NY, “Engaging the Structural,” April 5–30, 2005, with accompanying essay by Lilly Wei

Other Professional Experience

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

Selected Bibliography

  • —Online
  • —Print
    • Managing Behavior in Organizations, 5th Edition, Jerald Greenberg, Pearson Education IRC, 2009, cover image
    • Art Matters, “The System is Out of Order,” review by Anne Fabbri, June, 2006
    • Communicating at Work: Principles and Practices for Business, 9th Edition., Ronald B. Adler and Jeanne Marquardt Elmhorst, McGraw Hill, 2006, cover image
    • The Philadelphia Inquirer, “Creative styles of their own, ” review by Edith Newhall, May 26, 2006
    • Key to Philadelphia, “Who’s on First (Friday),” review by Krystyna Warchol, May 1-14, 2006
    • Current Magazine, “Julie Karabenick’s Geometric Abstractions,” Kyle Norris, April, 2006
    • Catalogue essay by Roberta Fallon, “Beauty, Order and Individuality,” Gallery Siano, Philadelphia, PA, 2006
    • NY Arts Magazine, “Geometry Reloaded,” review by Lilly Wei, May/June, 2005
    • NY Arts Magazine, “Julie Karabenick’s Systematic Freedoms, essay by Vivek Narayanan, January/February, 2004
    • encOmpass: A Woman’s Guide to Washtenaw County, 2002, 2003-2004 editions, color image
    • Chicago Reader, Galleries & Museums, December 6, 2002, image
    • The Flint Journal, “Buckham Gallery winds up with a big show before vacation,” review by Christopher Young, July 18, 2002

Education

  • PhD (Psychology), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1981
  • BA with High Honors (French), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1970