LAURA KARETZKY
                                                           

Education
MFA           New York Academy of Art, Cum Laude
BFA           Carnegie-Mellon University
                  The New York Studio School
                  School of Visual Arts (Graduate Program incomplete)
                  Rhode Island School of Design

Solo Exhibitions
2017           Embedded, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2016           In-Communication/In-Transit, BRIC House, Brooklyn, New York (collaboration with composer Manuel Sosa)
2014           Open to Page 48…, Ava Gallery, Lebanon, NH (collaboration with composer Manuel Sosa)
2013           Short Stories, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2011          “Said What?”, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2008          AWOL, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007          Outside In, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
2006          Far Sight, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
                  Surrogate, Howard Schickler Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY
2005          Two Down, Boltax Gallery, Shelter Island, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017-19       UNLOADED, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, ME (traveling exhibition)
                           Dashboard at Macia Wood Gallery, Atlanta GA; Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN; Harris
                           Art Gallery, University of La Verne, La Verne CA; Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle PA
2016           Picturing the Unprintable, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY
                  60 Americans, Makeshift Museum, Los Angeles, CA
                  Saint Ann’s 5oth, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY (Ivy Shapiro and Lawrence Luhring curators)
                  Up For Debate, BRIC House, Brooklyn, NY
2015          Between Us, The Lodge Gallery, New York, NY
                  Art from the Boros, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY
                  NYAA Summer, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY
2013          Single Fare 3, RH Gallery, New York, NY
2014          Whitney Houston Biennial, The Yams Collective, Brooklyn NY (Finley Christine curator)
2012          Small Works, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2011          A Fork in the Road, Katonah Museum, Katonah, NY
                  NYAA Summer, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY
                  Premio Arte Laguna, Nappe dell’Arsenale, Venice, Italy
                  Single Fare: Please Swipe Again, Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY
2009          Toys, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2008          Border Walls, Boltax Gallery, Shelter Island, NY
2007          Blue, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
2006          The Outwin, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
                  You Are Here, The Gallery Room, Jersey City Public Library, Jersey City, NJ
                  Public/Private, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
                  Vital Voices: Women’s Visions, Kniznick Gallery, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
2005          Looking At Landscape, MF Adams Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
                  AONE, Silvermine Guild, New Canaan, CT
                  DNA, theXpo, New Tribeca, NY
                  Scope Art Fair, Boltax Gallery, South Hampton, NY
                  Take Home A Nude, Phillips de Pury, New York, NY
2004          Winter 2004, DAC: Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY

Awards
2017          Martin and Lorraine Kaminsky Residency (ESKFF), Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
2014          The Milton and Sally Michel Avery endowed resident, Yaddo Colony, Saratoga Springs, NY
2013          Finalist, Portrait Commission, NYU School of Medicine (recommending judges: Eric Fischl and Chuck Close)
2011          Yaddo Colony Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY
2009          Gala Artist Honoree, Brooklyn Art:Work, BRIC: Brooklyn Information and Culture
                  Eric Fischl Award of Distinction, The New York Academy of Art
2006          Artist in Residence, Rotunda Gallery/BCAT: Brooklyn Cable Access Television
2005          The Christine Dombrowski and Thomas Ayoub Award, The Silvermine Guild, New Canaan, CT

Press
2017           Stephen Savage, The Embedded Window: Laura Karetzky in conversation with Stephen Savage, artcritical.com, June 2017
                   Hyunho Yoon, The Oakland Review: Carnegie-Mellon’s Literary-Arts Journal, Alumni VIII
2016           Sarah Iannone, “Art Of The Cell, Phone chats captured in painting and video show”, Brooklyn Paper, April 1
2014           Marcia Santore, “Between Realism and Abstraction, Exploring That Hard-To-Define Place”, ArtScope, September/October
                  Laura Stiles, Rachel Ratzlaff Shriver, The Oakland Review: Carnegie-Mellon’s Literary-Arts Journal, Alumni V, cover image
2013          Penelope Green, “It’s That Brownstone. Again.” The New York Times, Home & Garden, November 14
                  Cori Hampton Bostick, “Laura Karetzky: Short Stories,” cover image and article, Gallery Guide, West/Southwest, September
                  Bill Lasarow, “Laura Karetzky: Short Stories,” ArtScene, October issue
2012          Joann Kim Núñez, “Dumbo Arts Festival: A Recap,” Hyperallergic, October 2
2011          Stephen Pierson Publisher, “The State of Creation,” Canteen Magazine, September 2011, issue seven
                  Daniella Walsh, “Previews of Exhibitions: Laura Karetzky,” Art Scene, April 2011, Vol. 30 No. 8
2009          Gail Leggio, “Exhibitions: Laura Karetzky,” American Arts Quarterly, Winter 2009, Vol. 36 No. 1
                  Samuel Toole Producer, “Laura Karetzky,” Documentary Short Film, Ghost and Bread, July 22
2008          Laura Caparotti, "Gli Artisti Di Dumbo," New York Magazine (Italian), Arts & Museums, November issue
2007          Virginia Heffernan, “The Many Tribes Of You Tube,” The New York Times, Arts & Leisure, Sunday May 27
                  James Servin, “Starting Over, Artfully,” House & Garden, May issue
                  Bill Lasarow, Marlena Donohue Editors, “Continuing and Recommended,” Art Scene, April, Vol.26, No.8
                  Leilani Labong, “Hazy Shade,” California Home And Design, Arts + Antiques, March issue
2006           Beth Bosworth Editor, Saint Ann’s Review: A Journal of Arts and Letters, pg. 98-101, summer/fall
                  Adriane Quinlan, “Patent Verdict ‘Awesome’/An Old Building Gets New Life,” The Washington Post, July 2
                  Blake Gopnik, “Portraiture’s Harsh Lessons,” The Washington Post, Sunday June 25
2005          Greg Veysey Producer, “Laura Karetzky at Boltax Gallery,” PLUM TV, the morningnoon&night show, September 5
                  Philip Eliasoph, “New Threads Or Faded Glory,” Connecticut Post, Arts + Travel, May 15
                  Philip Beasley-Murray, Artist Entertainment Editor, Southern News, April 13
                  Brad Inman Executive Producer, “Living In America, DUMBO 2”, Inman News Flix

 

Affiliations
2007-present        Member of Contemporary Art Council, Brooklyn Information and Culture
2013 -2014            Founding member and Visual Arts Advisor, Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities
2006-2012             New York Academy of Art, Alumni Advisor to the Academic Affairs Committee