Karen Kunc

individual
Life Dates:
b. 1952
Nationality:
American
Artist Biography:
Karen Kunc BORN: Omaha, Nebraska, 1952 EDUCATION: MFA, Ohio State University, 1977 BFA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1975 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Willa Cather Professor and Professor of Art, 2003 - present University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Professor of Art, 1998 – present University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Associate Professor of Art, 1989 - 1998 University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Assistant Professor of Art, 1985-1989 University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, 1983-1985 Artist-in-Residence, Nagasawa Art Park, Tsuna, Japan, fall, 2001 Visiting Professor, School of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, spring term, 1999 Guest Professor, Icelandic College of Art and Crafts, Reykjavik, Iceland, spring term, 1995 UNL Study Abroad Program, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy, summer, 1994,1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 Research Fellow, Kyoto Seika University, Kyoto, Japan, spring, 1993 University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Art & Art History Gallery Director, 1988- 1991 Dayton Hudson Distinguished Visiting Artist/Teacher, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota Fall Term 1989 University of California, Berkeley, Visiting Assistant Professor, Spring Semester, 1987 Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, Ohio, Instructor in Printmaking, 1978-1983 Ohio State University, Graduate Teaching Associate, 1976-1977 ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS: Printedness, Beard Gallery, Wheaton College, Norton, MA, 2010 Sense of Place, Art Zone Gallery, Cairo, Egypt, 2010 Kaiku Gallery, Finnish Academy of Fine Art, Helsinki, 2009 Order, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA, 2009 Volumina, Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln, NE, 2009 Printedness, Fairbanks Gallery, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 2009 Minia University, Faculty of Fine Art, El Minia, Egypt, 2008 The Indeterminate Edge: Karen Kunc (& Annu Vertanen), Ruffin Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 2008 Hudson Gallery, Sylvania, Ohio, 2008 Visualizing the Urban/Rural Divide, Malaspina Printmakers Society Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2008 Emily B. Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Ohio, 2008 Lyrical Legacy: The Prints of Karen Kunc, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, Missouri, 2007 Sensory Source, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, Nebraska, 2007 Journey, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, 2007 Walter Gropius Master Artist Series, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, West Virginia, 2007 Piano Nobile Gallery, Rynek Glówny, Krakow, Poland, 2006 Galerie d'Art Contemporain, Chamalières, France, 2006 Salo Art Museum, Salo, Finland, 2006 The Downtown Gallery, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, 2006 Fine Arts Center Gallery, Augusta State University, Georgia, 2006 Northern Kentucky University, Fine Arts Center, Highland Heights, Kentucky, 2006 Visionary Evidence, Contemporary Print and Drawing Center, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA, 2005 Abercrombie Art Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA, 2005 Prints, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy, 2005 Recent Prints, Kathy Caraccio Print Studio, New York, NY, 2005 Featured Artist Project, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY, 2005 SNAP Gallery, Society of Northern Alberta Printmakers, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 2004 Ball State University Atrium Gallery, Muncie, Indiana, 2004 Gallery APA, Nagoya, Japan, 2003 Hartmann Center Art Gallery, Bradley University, 2003 Printmaking Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2002 Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2002 Project Room, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2001 Blandon Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, Iowa, 2001-02 DeLuce Gallery, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, 2001 Evoking Time, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, 2001 Galerie Dumont 18, Geneva, Switzerland, 2000 Walker Art Gallery, University of Nebraska-Kearney, 2000 Working Riddles, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, 1999 Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington DC and online, 1999 The Front Gallery, Student Art League, University of Wyoming, Laramie, 1999 Folio Gallery, Landmark Arts, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 1999 Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, New York, 1998 Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, Michigan, 1998 Robert Else Gallery, California State University, Sacramento, 1997 Intangibles, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, 1997 Felix Jenewein Gallery, Municipal Museum of Kutna Hora, Czech Republic, 1996 Hafnarborg Institute of Culture and Fine Art, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland, 1996 Galleri Umbra, Reykjavik, Iceland, 1996 Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä, Finland, 1996 Seigfred Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 1996 Primary Object Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, 1996 Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, 1995 Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska. 1995 Gallery APA, Nagoya, Japan, 1995 Davidson Galleries, Seattle, Washington, 1995 Museum of Art, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 1994 Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1994 Porter Butts Gallery, Memorial Union, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1994 Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1993 Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, 1993 Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington D.C., 1993 Babcock Fine Arts Center Gallery, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Virginia, 1993 Norman R. Eppink Art Gallery, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas, 1993 Califia Books, San Francisco, California, 1993 Albion College, Dickinson Print Gallery, Albion, Michigan, 1992 Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, 1991 Norra Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, 1990 Cabrillo College Gallery, Aptos, California, 1990 Merwin Gallery, School of Art, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois, 1990 Hartnett Hall Gallery, Minot State University, 1990 Artists Book Works, Chicago, Illinois, 1990 Carleton College Art Gallery, Northfield, Minnesota, 1989 Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 1989 Spiva Art Center, Joplin, Missouri, 1989 Jane Haslem Salon, Washington, DC, 1989 Allen Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 1989 Frontispiece, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, 1989 Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine Wisconsin, 1988 Haggerty Art Center Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, Texas, 1988 Cyrus M. Running Gallery, Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, 1988 Wayne State College, Wayne, Nebraska, 1988 Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri 1987 Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, D.C. 1987 Kansas City Artist's Coalition, Center for Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri, 1987 Invitational Gallery, WARM Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1987 Governor's Mansion, Nebraska Arts Council, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1986 U.S. Consulate, Krakow, Poland, 1986 U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland, 1986 Sioux City Art Center, Graphics Gallery, Sioux City, Iowa, 1986 Tarkio College, Tarkio, Missouri, 1985 University of Houston-Clear Lake, Texas, 1985 Quincy College, Quincy, Illinois, 1985 Millikin University, Lower Gallery, Decatur, Illinois, 1985 Illinois College, Jacksonville, Illinois, 1984 Renner Art Gallery, Blackburn College, Carlinville, Illinois, 1984 Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1984 Miriam Perlman, Inc. Chicago, Illinois, 1984 The Ohio Series, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio 1983 GALLERY REPRESENTATION: Atrium Gallery, St. Louis Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington DC Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado Davidson Galleries, Seattle, Washington Anderson O'brien Gallery, Omaha Hudson Gallery, Sylvania, Ohio