Karen Sorenson :: Exhibitions

Selected Recent Exhibitions

2012
Behnke-Doherty Gallery, Washington CT: The Second Annual Winter Group Exhibition
Lyme Art Association, Old Lyme, CT: A Contemporary Look;An Invitaitional Exhibition
ArtSpace Hartford, Hartford, CT: CT. Women Artists Un-Cut Show
2011
Behnke-Doherty Gallery, Washington, CT: The Contemporary Figure Show
Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT: Crossroads: Juried Guild Group Show
Jorgensen Gallery University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT: CT. Women Artists 2011 Annual Open Juried Exhibition
Carriage Barn Arts Center, NewCanaan, CT: Spectrum 22nd Annual Juried Exhibition
2010
John Slade Ely House Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT: CT Women Artists’ 81st Annual Open Juried Exhibition
Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT: Spectrum 21st Annual Juried Exhibition
Bruce S. Kershner Gallery, Fairfield, CT: Beauty Marks
Washington Artist Association, Washington, CT: Members Show
Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT: Inside/Out: Juried Guild Group Show
Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT: Fresh Pics: Contemporary Art in Connecticut
Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT: Echo: Repetitive Marks and Images,
2009
Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT: Print America 2009 Juried Exhibition
Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT: Dem Bones Dem Bones Juried Exhibition
Mystic Arts Center, Mystic CT: Connecticut Women Artist Juried Members Exhibition
New Canaan Society for the Arts, New Canaan, CT: Annual Members Exhibition
Westport Art Center, Westport, CT: Members Exhibition
Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT: Spectrum 20th Annual Juried Exhibition
2008
Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT: Tete a Tete Members Exhibition
John Slade Ely House Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT: CT Women Artists’ Annual Open Juried Show
Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT: Sight and Sound Juried Guild Group Exhibition
Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT: The Fashion Show
2007
Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan CT: People: Reading Between the Lines: Two Person Show
Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT: Group Members Summer Show
Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT: Blueprint: Members Juried Exhibition
Bruce S. Kershner Gallery, Fairfield, CT: Green: Works On Paper
2006
Mattatuck Museum, Mattatuck, CT: The Connecticut Vision 2006
Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT: Art in the Garden
Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT: Culture and DNA: Science Meets Art
Starpin Gallery, Shelton, CT: Celebrating Women in Art
2005
Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT: Summer Shorts Members Exhibition
Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT: Beauty and the Beast
Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT: New Members Exhibition
2004
Mattatuck Museum, Mattatuck, CT: The Connecticut Vision 2004
Westport Art Center, Westport, CT: The Big Show
Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan CT: 14th Annual Student Exhibition
No Man’s Gallery, Santa Fe, NM: Ten Grand Press Print Exhibition
2003
Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT: 26th Annual Juried Exhibition
Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT: 13th Annual Silvermine Student Exhibition
Town Hall, Darien, CT: Town Hall Print Show
Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT: Poetry into Print
2002
Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT: Striking Impressions

Awards

1st Prize, Graphics, CT Women Artists’ 81st Annual Open Juried Exhibition, John Slade Ely House Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT, 2010
1st Prize, Drawing & Graphics, Spectrum 20th Annual Juried Exhibition, Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT, 2009
3rd Prize, Connecticut Women Artists Annual Open Juried Show, John Ely Slade, New Haven, CT, 2008
Honorable Mention, Blueprint: Members Juried Exhibition, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT, 2007
Honorable Mention, Green: Works On Paper, Bruce S. Kershner Gallery, Fairfield, CT
2nd Prize, The Connecticut Vision, Mattatuck Museum, Mattatuck, CT, 2006
1st Prize, Printmaking, 14th Annual Student Exhibition, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan CT, 2004
1st Prize, Printmaking, 13th Annual Student Exhibition, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan CT, 2003
2nd Prize, Poetry into Print, Center for Contemporary Printmaking/ Norwalk, CT, 2003

Related Professional Experience

Staff Support, Art Education for the Blind, New York, NY, 1992-1993
Head of Art Education/Docent Programs, The Art Museum, Waco, TX, 1982-1983

Professional Affiliations

Connecticut Women Artists
Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT
Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT
Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan, CT

Education

Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT, 2002-2011
Critique/One-on-one instruction with Robert Reed, New Haven, CT, 2005-2006
Silvermine School of Art, New Canaan, CT, 1994-1996/2000-2004
BFA, Drew University, Madison, NJ, 1989
Drawing/Painting/Printmaking courses in Paris and London, 1968-1981
Christies’ Fine Arts Year Abroad, 1977-1978
Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1963-1964
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1963-1964
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1961-1963

Collections

Private Collections in London, Copenhagen, New York, Connecticut and North Carolina
Corporate Collections of Yale University at Smilow Cancer Center, New Haven, CT

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