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Kara Williams, resides in Val-des-Lacs, Quebec, and also works from her studio in Montreal, QC.

artist@karawilliams.com

born in Amsterdam, New York in 1978.

EDUCATION, AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Canajoharie Scholarship 1997
University at Albany, Albany New York. BFA in Studio Art (Painting). BA in English. Graduated in Spring 2001.
Recipient of the Roanne Kulakoff Award in painting, 2001. The award is given once a year to a graduate of the University of Albany’s art program.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
New Paintings: Cat’s Cradles, July 2010 at La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa
New Paintings: Eros and Pathos, February 2009, at La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa
Whiteface Women, March 2009, at Gallery 1313, Toronto

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, July 2007

DUO EXHIBITION
Bloody Brides: New Paintings, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario, 2011

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

La Rentree, Galerie Fringe, Mainline Gallery, Montreal, September 2016

L’art en couleur, Concours Annuel, Maison des Arts, Saint Faustin, June- August 2016

Festival Edition 2016, Galerie Fringe, Mainline Gallery, Montreal, June 2016
Post Mortem, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. August 2013

Group Exhibition, Municipalite de Val-des-Lacs, Val-des-Lacs, Quebec, 2012 (multiple works, 4 artists shown)
Concours Annuel, Maison des Arts, Saint Faustin, Quebec, 2011
Grande et Petite, Maison des Arts, Saint Faustin, Quebec, 2011
Dada, Maison des Arts, Saint Faustin, Quebec. 2011
Infidels, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario, 2010
Confinement, Gallery 1313, Toronto, Nuit Blanche 2009. September -October 2009
My City, Urbanscape Gallery, September 2009
Square Foot, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, August 2009
…And Proud of It, Aldridge Art Gallery, Toronto, Summer 2009
World of Imagination, Queens, New York, March 2009
Hi-Libido, Gallery 1313, February 2009
Group Exhibition, Kohl Gallery of Art in Toronto. March 2008- February 2009
State of Art, Gallery 1313, Toronto, January 2009
Art is Recession Proof, Propeller Gallery, Toronto, December 3-14 2008
This is NOT a Fundraiser, Gallery 1313, Nov 26- Dec 7, 2008
Insomnia, for Nuit Blanche, Redhead Gallery, October 2008
Junction Arts Festival 2008, Academy of Realist Art, September 2008
Holy Fuck Benefit, La Petite Mort Gallery in Ottawa. August 2008
My City, Urbanscape Gallery in Toronto, February 2008
Roots, Women’s Art Show at the Zephyr Art Gallery in Orilla, February 2008
Touched by Fire, the Gladstone. October 2007
Junction Arts Festival 2007, Academy of Realist Art, September 2007
Voices, Open Studio in Kingston, Ontario, September 2007
Square Foot, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Aug 2007
Poems, Curses and Dry Spells, Eastern Front Gallery, Toronto, July 2007
Response, Propeller Gallery, Toronto, June 2007
2×2, Propeller Gallery, Toronto. February 2007
Summer Group Show, Fran Hill Gallery, Toronto. Aug 2005
Senior exhibition, University Art Gallery, Albany, NY, May 2001
Group Exhibition, University Art Gallery, Albany, NY, 2000
The I-Shop. A collaboration installation with fellow students and downtown Albany’s public, transforming an abandoned storefront. 2000
Paintings are located in private collections in Canada, the US, and Europe, and in the Colart Collection in Montreal.

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