Biography

Karen Marston is a painter living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been seen in several solo exhibitions in NYC including: Karen Marston: Demeter’s Wrath, at the Owen James Gallery in Greenpoint, Storm Watch, New Paintings at Storefront Bushwick (reviewed in Time Out magazine by Michael Wilson) and the upcoming (June 2017) To Embrace the Whole Sky with the Mind, at Station Independent Projects on the Lower East Side.

Some recent group exhibitions include: Disquieting Vicinities at the Owen James Gallery, Elements, a two person exhibition at Station Independent Projects, Passing Left curated by The Dorado Project for the Buggy Factory, and Vapors and Squalls, or Mediums, at Centotto in Bushwick, and Fluid at the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor Cultural Center.

Marston also serves on the Board of Trustees of NURTUREart Non-Profit where she was instrumental in the opening of the NURTUREart Gallery in Brooklyn, project managed the development of the online Registry for Artists and Curators, and hosted Muse Fuse, an informal monthly art salon with many notable guest speakers, for eleven seasons.

Originally from California, she earned her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and participated in the A.I.C.A. New York Studio Program.

See also Two Coats of PaintInterview in NY Arts, Review Time Out New York, Editor’s Pick L MagazineArtcritical Pick, Review L Magazine, Featured on Structure and Imagery, Featured Image on the New Criterion’s Critic’s Notebook.

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