Thursday, July 3, 2014




Installation Views

Group Exhibitions

2014 



Heavylightweight: Lightness of Color and Action // Gravitas of Conviction, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA

Left to Right: Jeffrey Cortland Jones, Karen Baumeister, Daniel Levine

Karen Baumeister, Whites of Gray, Yellow and Red, 60 x 60 inches, 2013

 













Eight Painters, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, NYC   

Left to Right: Karen Baumeister and Dale McNeil





































Pair: Forty Paintings, Twenty Painters, Proto Gallery, Hoboken, NJ

A few words on process, and resume (with links) below.
  
Please contact me at karenlbaumeister@gmail.com

Thank you for your interest.

Friday, March 1, 2013


"There are moments of existence when time and space are more profound, 
 and the awareness of existence is immensely heightened." ~ Charles Baudelaire


Whites

Whites of Gray, Yellow, Red, 60 x 60 inches, 2013

Whites of Gray, Yellow, Red, 60 x 60 inches, 2013 (detail)




Whites of Yellow, Blue, Violet, 60 x 60 inches, 2013




Whites of yellow, blue, violet, 60 x 60 inches, 2013 (detail)

Process (update in progress, please check back soon!)



Resume

Education
2008    Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, MFA
2006    Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Certificate (Four Year), Merit Scholarship Award

Selected Group Exhibitions
2014   heavylightweight, Tiger Stikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA
2014   Nothing is Everything, Pagus Gallery, Norristown, PA
2014   Eight Painters, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
2013   -14 'In Daylight' Small Paintings, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
2013   Pair: Two Paintings, Twenty Painters, Proto Gallery, Hoboken, NJ
2012   Invitational, Dear Fleisher: 4x6 Inches of Art, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
2012  
International Invitational Salon of Small Works, New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA
2011   Faculty Exhibition, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA 
2010   67th Annual Awards Painting Show, Juror Christopher Schmidt, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA
2009  
Colorevolution: A Matter of Light, Sage Projects, Philadelphia, PA
2009   Purpose/Repurpose, Sage Projects, Philadelphia, PA
2009   Contemporary Voices, Juror Sam Gilliam, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2006   Old School, New School, No School, Jurors Arisman, Rocciolo, Stabin, C.C.Cultural Project, Jim Thorpe, PA
2006   Out of the Academy, The American College, Bryn Mawr, PA
2005  
Benefit Exhibition, Snyderman-Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2004  
Benefit Exhibition, Seraphin Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Literature
The Huffington Post - Brett Baker's Painters' Table: Top 10 Best Posts: March 2012

In and Around Monochrome by Carl Belz, Director Emeritus of the Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University


Group Exhibition Catalog
2014   Eight Painters, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY

Private Collections
Donna and Stefan Keller, Huntingdon Valley, PA
Johann Grobler, Brooklyn Heights, New York
Frances and James Maguire, Philadelphia, PA
Sidney and Wilma Rosen, Naples, Florida
Lisa Stone Design, Rosemont, PA

Teaching/Guest Critic/Juror
2014   Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA, Faculty
2013   The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA, Scapes Exhibition, Juror
2013   Artist Cultural Exchange, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA, Guest Critic
2011   Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA, Graduate External Mentor
2009-  Present, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA, Faculty
2008-  Present, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA, Fine Art Adjunct Faculty 
2007   Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA, Continuing Education Program, Faculty