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​​​​​​​​Selected Solo Exhibitions
    2016

    Karen Tompkins, Galileo/Sunspots, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy

    2015
    Karen Tompkins, Speed of Light, MME Fine Art, New York, NY

    2013
    Karen Tompkins, ARTworks, Holland Hall
    2012
    Karen Tompkins, Extraordinary/Ordinary, MME Fine Art, New York, NY
    2003
    Karen Tompkins, Judith Wall Fine Art, New York, NY

​    1997

    Karen Tompkins, Solo Show, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY


Selected Group Exhibitions

    2017

    Spring Break Art Fair, New York, NY

    2016

    IFPDA Print Fair, Art in an Airstream, New York, NY

    2014
    Art Southampton, Voltz Clarke, Southampton, NY
    The Brucennial, Vito Schnabel & The Bruce High Quality Foundation,
New York, NY    
    Kips Bay Designer Show House, Mendelson Group, New York, NY
    2013
    The Armory Show Summer Celebration, Voltz Clarke, Sag Harbor, NY
    Spring Selections, MME Fine Art, New York, NY
    2012
    ArtHamptons, Cade Tompkins Projects, Bridgehampton, NY
    Blair Voltz Clarke, VIP Exhibition, Armory Show, New York, NY

    2011
    Editions/Artists’ Book Fair, New York, NY
    Blair Voltz Clarke, VIP Exhibition, Armory Show, New York, NY
    2010
    Monumental, Cade Tompkins Projects, Providence, RI
    Blair Voltz Clarke, VIP Exhibition, Armory Show, New York, NY
    Next Art Fair, Cade Tompkins Projects, Chicago, IL
    Baltimore Museum of Art, Contemporary Print Fair, Baltimore, MD
    Editions/Artists’ Book Fair, New York, NY
    2009
    Pink Is The New Black, Cade Tompkins Projects, Providence, RI
    Editions/Artists’ Book Fair, New York, NY
    Jensen Fine Arts, Brookline, MA
    2008
    Editions/Artists’ Book Fair, New York, NY
    2007
    A Century of Women Painters, Jensen Fine Arts, Brookline, MA

    2006
    The Affordable Art Fair, Julio Valdez Prints, New York, NY
    Inaugural Exhibition, Jensen Fine Art, Brookline, MA
    2005
    Art and the Garden, Spanierman Gallery, East Hampton, NY
    Picturing Central Park, Christie’s, New York, NY
    Group Show, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY
    2004
    Summer Show, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY
    2003

    Works on Paper, The Armory Exhibition, Ronnie-Cohen, New York, NY
    Selections, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY
    Connections, Ronnie Cohen, New York, NY
    2002
    Selections, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY
    San Francisco Art Fair, Kraushaar Gallleries, San Francisco, CA
    Summer Exhibition, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY

    2000
    Contemporary Art of Philbrook, The Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
    1999
    Selections, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY
    Works on Paper, The Armory Exhibition, Kraushaar Galleries, NY, NY
    The Art Show, The Armory Exhibition, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY
    1998
    The Exchange Show, Ronnie Cohen, New York, NY
    Works on Paper, The Armory Exhibition, Kraushaar Galleries, New York,             NY
    The Digital Print, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
    Still Life Painting Today, Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
    Artists Prints, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY
    1997
    Works on Paper, The Armory Exhibition, Kraushaar Galleries, New York,             NY

    Scapes: Air and Land, Jane Thurn Gallery, New York, NY
    Landscapes-Gardens, Jane Thrun Gallery, New York, NY
    1996 
    Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    Four Collectors: Richard Brown Baker, Caroline Lerner Goldsmith,
 Werner Kramarsky,         Michael Rubenstein, The Century Association, New York, NY

    1995
    Icons for a Contemporary Work, Cade Tompkins, New York, NY
    Bloom!, Downtown/Uptown Gallery Lok, Wainscott, NY
    Group, Downtown/Uptown Gallery Lok, Wainscott, NY


​Selected Collections

  Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Providence, RI

  Cabot, Cabot, Forbes, Stamford, CT
  R.L. Hudson Vineyard, Napa, CA
  Nortex, Providence, RI
  Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

  Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  Williams Company, Tulsa, OK
  James D. Wolfensohn Incorporated, New York, NY


​Bibliography

   2016

   Veranda, "A Bright Idea", Lisa Cregan, January Issue 

   Rooms Magazine, "Elegance at the Shore", Kristin J. Webb-Hollering, Spring Issue


   2015

   ArtFix Daily, Karen Tompkins "Speed of Light", June Issue 

   BlouinArtInfo, Karen Tompkins at MME Fine Art, June Issue 
   NY Observer, “Blair Voltz Clarke”
   Observer.com, “Meet Blair Clarke...,” May Issue
   Domino Magazine, Featured Artist, Summer Issue

   Lonny Magazine, written by Samantha Yanks, January 


    2014
    Veranda Magazine, “Elements of Style,” September Issue
    WhiteHot Magazine, “Art Southampton,” August Issue 
    Printed-Editions.com, Featured Artist, Summer Issue 

    2013
    NPR Radio, “Interview with artist Karen Tompkins,” Rich Fisher
    Tulsa World, “Arts Roundup: Artworks artist Karen Tompkins.”
    Artfullyawear, “Now Wearing Bubbles,” Ariel Maile Adkins
    Artfullyawear, “SUPERLATIVES: Karen Tompkins Bubbles,” Ariel Maile Adkins

    2012
    ARTFIXdaily, “Extraordinary/Ordinary: Recent Photography of Karen Tompkins
    Vibrance and Chaos, “Working at the Carwash,Yeah!” Maggie Waltermath
    KDHamptons, “My Hamptons: Blair Clarke.”

    2011
    CBS TV News, “Living Large”
    Designers’ Collaborative, “Midnight Lace: The Art of Karen Tompkins,” Glenn Gissler
    New York Observer, “Karen Tompkins and Celerie Kembel,” Elise Knutsen
    LXTV, “Designer Living with Katie Lydon.”
    Avenue Insider, “ Art Party,” Jasmine Lombardi
    Hotel Chic, “Blair Clarke Check Into The Avalon”

    2010
    Clovermag.com, “Best in Show,” Chesie Breen

    2005
    The East Hampton Independent, “In The Gallery,” Joan Baum

    1996
    Avenue Magazine, “Artist in Pinstripes,” Cricket Burns

    1995
    Flash Art, “Museums and Galleries”
    The East Hampton Independent, “Art Beat,” Renee Dahl

    1994
    The Independent, “Art Facts and Artifacts,” Donald Kennedy
    Southampton Press, “At The Galleries.”

    Dan’s Papers, “Kat’s Eye- Karen Tompkins Landscapes and Gardens,” 

       Kathleen de Moncy

Teaching and Lectures

  International Center for Photography School, Dark Room Technique Instructor, NY, NY
  Philbrook Museum of Art School, Mixed Media Instructor, Tulsa, OK
  ARTworks, Mural Project Workshops, Holland Hall Lower School, Tulsa, OK
  ARTworks, Mobile Project Workshop, Holland Hall Middle School, Tulsa, OK
  ARTworks, Power of Ten Project Workshop, Holland Hall Upper School, Tulsa, OK
  ARTworks, Mixed Media Workshop, Holland Hall Adult Program, Tulsa, OK
  ARTworks, Three Part Lecture series by Karen Tompkins, Holland Hall, Tulsa, OK


Education

  Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, Graduate Studies
  Academy of Fine Art, Rome, Italy
  University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, B.A.




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KAREN TOMPKINS