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Karen Woods

Born: 1963, Seattle, Washington
Education: 1987 BFA California College of the Arts, Oakland, California


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016     Way to Wilder, Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
2015     Shift, Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho
From Here, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2014     New York/New Work, George Billis Gallery, New York, New York
2013     Driving Rain, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2012     Karen Woods, Exhibition and Artist Dialogue, Surel’s Place, Garden City, Idaho
2009     Inside Looking Out, Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS  
2016     New Works, George Billis Gallery, New York, New York
2015     Annual Winter Exhibition, Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho
Weather or Not, Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
2014     Selected Works: Catherine Christiano, Paul Schulenberg, Karen Woods, Art Essex Gallery, Essex, Connecticut
Industrial Beauty, George Billis Gallery, New York, New York
Summer Group Exhibition, Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho
In Good Company, Quidley & Company Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts
The Cityscape Show IV, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, California
New Ground, Surel’s Other Place, Garden City, Idaho
2013     Road Trip, Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, North Carolina
Urban: The Art of Jan Boles, Charles Gill, Michael Miller and Karen Woods, Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
In Good Company, Quidley & Company Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts
Art in Traffic, Visual Arts Collective, Garden City, Idaho
Upon Reflection, Quidley & Company Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts
2012     Urban Intersection, Quidley & Company Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts
The Cityscape Show II, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Twenty-Five, Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho
Idaho Commission on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition, Idaho Statehouse, Boise, Idaho (catalogue)
2011     Dallas Art Fair, Stewart Gallery, Dallas, Texas
The Cityscape Show, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, California
The Buildings of New York, George Billis Gallery, New York, New York
2010     Is Anybody Out There?, Group Invitational, Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho
Urban Stages, CornerHouse Gallery, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Idaho Triennial, Beth Sellars, juror, Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho(catalogue)
More Than a Pretty Face, Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
2009     Idaho Paints Idaho, Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, Idaho Falls, Idaho
Modern Art, Modern Hotel, Boise, Idaho
2008     Karen Woods: New Works, Stewart Gallery Summer Group Exhibition, Boise, Idaho
Modern Art, Modern Hotel, Boise, Idaho
2007     20/20, Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho
Small Works, Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, California
Canopy: New Work by Elyce Elder and Karen Woods, Harrison Center, Indianapolis, Indiana
2006     Karen Woods/Michael Miller, Friesen Galleries, Nampa, Idaho


SELECTED AWARDS
2012 Nominated: United States Artists Fellowship, Los Angeles, California
2011 Visual Arts Fellowship, Honorable Mention, Idaho Commission on the Arts, Boise, Idaho
Nominated: Catherine Doctorow Prize for Contemporary Painting, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
2010 Finalist: Contemporary Northwest Art Awards, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
Awarded Residency and Merit-based Artist’s Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
Quickfunds Professional Development Grant, Idaho Commission on the Arts, Boise, Idaho


SELECTED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, Idaho Falls, Idaho
Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
Cary Street Partners LLC, Charlotte, Nrth Carolina
Gary Bettis, Portland, Oregon
Driek and Michael Zirinsky, Boise, Idaho
Skip and Esther Oppenheimer, Boise, Idaho
Boise Visual Chronicle, Boise, Idaho
Givens Pursley LLP, Boise, Idaho
Les Bois Partners LLP, Boise, Idaho


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2014 Carlson, Jeffrey, Karen Woods Cityscapes, Fine Art Connoisseur, 1/14
2013 Towne, Michelle, Karen Woods and Christopher Stott, American Art Collector, 12/13
Van Baelen, Leen, Karen Woods, De Morgan, Belgium
Oland, Dana, Reframing Boise’s Visual Language, Idaho Statesman, 7/19/13
New American Paintings, West Edition, 10/13
O’Hern, John, Final Fall, American Art Collector, 2/13
2010 Corriel, Michele, Illuminations: Ones to Watch, Western Art & Architecture, Summer/Fall 2010
Schnoor, Christopher, Inside Looking Out at Stewart Gallery, art ltd, Jan/Feb 2010
2009 Morgan, Tara, Karen Woods Opening at Stewart Gallery, Boise Weekly, 9/24/09
2008 Schnoor, Christopher, Heavy Traffic: New Work by Karen Woods, Boise Weekly, 8/20/08
Oland, Dana, On the Road with Artist Karen Woods, Idaho Statesman, 8/15/08
2005 Schnoor, Christopher, Fresh Visions: Kevan Smith and Karen Woods at Stewart Gallery, Boise Weekly, 12/28/05
2002 Frost, Jim, Branching Out: Karen Woods, Black Canyon Quarterly, Summer 2002
2000 Schnoor, Christopher, On the Horizon at Stewart Gallery, Artweek, March 2000