Summary of Art Experience
Karlyn works in several mediums, including airbrush, collage, printmaking, pastels, acrylic, and gouache, and is also accomplished in calligraphy, fiber arts, and quilting.
Rhode Island School of Design/Painting/Illustration. BFA - 1967
Pratt University/Graduate printmaking work. 1967 - 1968
2021 Minnesota State Arts Board, Artist Creative Assistance Grant. For Video equipment, filming and Production Training
2020 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant for new 2021 Body of work
2019 Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Career Development Grant for new 2020 Body of work
2018 Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Career Development Grant for new 2019 Body of work
2018 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant for new 2019 Body of work
2017 Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Career Development Grant for new 2018 Body of work
2017 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant for new 2018 Body of work
2019 Winner Competition PaperWorks, b.j. spoke gallery in Huntington, N.Y., Hillary Reder, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Drawings & Prints, Museum of Modern Art, New Yourk MOMA
2019 Winner Competition EXPO 38, b.j. spoke gallery in Huntington, N.Y., Judge Erica Cooke of MOMA
2019 Me + You Exhibit, Hallberg Center for the Arts, Wyoming, Minnesota
2019 Hysteria - The Paul Whitney Larson Art Gallery, St. Paul, Minnesota
2017 Divergent Offerings – WARM exhibit, The Show Gallery Lowertown, St.Paul, MN.
2017 Zoetic: Our cumulative Legacy, WARM exhibit, Robbins Gallery, Robinsdale, MN.
2016 Dada Centennial Collage Show & Permanent Collection, International Society of Assemblage
and Collage Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2016 Iron & Stone, Color & Paper / 2 artist show/ Edge Center for the Arts, Bigfork, MN.
2016 5 Artists Take Over FAS, Flow Art Space, St. Paul, Minnesota.
2015 Portals and Passages, Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson. Wisconsin.
2014 4 Shows: "Encroaching City", "Our Earth", "Explore", "Collage", Flow Art Space, St. Paul, MN.
2013 "Postal" Franklin Arts Center for the Arts, Bigfork, Minnesota
2013 UPCYCLING, Edge Center for the Arts, Bigfork, Minnesota
2013 Jaques Art Center, Aitkin, Minnesota
2012 Strange Glue: Collage at 100 / Thompson Gallery, Cambridge School, Weston, MA
2011, 2012 MacRostie Gallery, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
The Ontological Museum Exhibits with Online exhibits
2010 Fluxface in Space / 2012 Book of Death / 2012 Collage Centennial / 2016 Dada Centennial
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 Art4shelter, Burnet Gallery, Minneapolis
2011 Edge Center for the Arts, Bigfork, Minnesota
2021 June Duluth Art Institure, Duluth, Minnesota
2021 May, MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN, MSAB Grant funded
2020 July Exhibit, Ripple River Gallery, Aitkin, Minnesota / ARAC Grant funded
2020 August-October Watermark Art Center, Bemidji, Minnesota
2019 Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, Wisconsin / ARAC Grant funded
2018 Lyric Center for the Arts, Virginia, Minnesota / Nature Envisioned and the Real Transformed / MSAB Grant funded
2017 Disassembled, Juxtaposed, Transformed, MacRostie Gallery, Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
2014 Two Artist Show, "Audacities of Memory" , Ripple River Gallery, Aitkin, Minnesota.
2014 & 2015 Lyric Center for the Arts, Virginia, Minnesota.
2012 The Rivers, Grand Rapids, Minnesota 2010 Fairview Ridges Hospital, Burnsville, Minnesota
2020 ONLINE EXHIBITS during pandemic gallery closures
GET THE MESSAGE: Words and Images, November 14 - December 31, 2020, Arts Benicia, Benicia, California
WILD THINGS: at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, November 2021, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
FOOT IN THE DOOR 5: The Virtual exhibition, November 1, 2020 - January 10, 2021, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota
2019 Putting It Together: Art of Assembling exhibition 2, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, Missouri
2019 The National Collage Society's 35th Annual Exhibit Cummings Gallery, Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA. - 2018 NCS 34th Annual Exhibit.
2018 North of the 45th DeVos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
2016 to 2018 MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
2017 The National Collage Society's 33rd Annual Exhibit, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Il..
2017 "Marvelous!" International Exhibition of Collage, Assemblage and Construction Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, Californina.
2016 National Collage Society, Hudson Ohio.
2016 In, On, Of Paper, Paper Circle, Nelsonville, Ohio.
2016 Putting It Together: Art of Assembling Exhibition, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, Missouri.
2016 The 16th Annual Essential Art Exhibition, Paramount Theatre Studio C, St Cloud. MN.
2011 to 2016 MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN.
2014 "Da Iron Range" , Lyric Center for the Arts, Virginia, Minnesota.
Grand Itasca Hospital, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Collection of Ken and Barb Sanderson, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
2020 Minnesota State Arts Board Organization 2021 Grant Review - Panelist for 2020
2017 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant - Panelist - 2018