KAREN GROSMAN

B. 1988 - Toronto, Canada

 REPRESENTATION

2014-current Coastal Eddy Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, ceramic sculptures

2019-current  Helloart Canada, paintings

2019-current Task New York, Toronto, jewellery

2016-2018      Made You Look, Toronto, jewellery

2012-2014      Robert Kananaj Gallery, Toronto, paintings and sculptures

EDUCATION

2006-2010      

BFA OCAD University - Major: Drawing and Painting Minor: Art History           

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018-2019      

Holiday Window Feature, Coastal Eddy Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, sculpture

2017               

300 Cones, Roadside Attractions, Toronto, ceramic multiples installation

2016               

300 Nubs, the Window Box, Gallery 1313, ceramic multiples installation

Rebirth, the Window Box, Gallery 1313, ceramic multiples installation

2015               

Feminism UTSC, Gallery 1265, University of Toronto Feminist Conference, painting

Rebirth, the Magic Vending Machine of Fate, ceramic multiples

2012               

Military Paintings, Toronto Public Library, Fairview Branch, painting

2011   

Order and Chaos, My Mothers Basement, Online Gallery, painting

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019   
Form, Is A Matter Of... Institute of Miniature Art, Sheffield, UK, ceramic cones

The Other Art Fair BK Tour, the Sketchbook Project Bookmobile, Brooklyn, NY

Parting Lines 2, OCAD University Continuing Studies Gallery, Toronto, sculpture

Coastal Eddy Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, sculpture

2018   

The Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Regional Semi-Finals, Artscape Sandbox, Toronto, painting

The Sketchbook Project vol. 14, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, New York

TA2 Sound + Music recording studios, Toronto, painting

Coastal Eddy Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, sculpture

2017   

#This is Not Normal Holiday Party, Coastal Eddy Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, sculpture

A Festivus For The Rest Of Us, Northern Contemporary Gallery, Toronto, painting

Rebirth, Art Side Out, University of Toronto Scarborough Campus, ceramic multiples installation

Narrative Lines, OCAD University Continuing Studies Gallery, Toronto, painting

Parting Lines, OCAD University Continuing Studies Gallery, Toronto, sculpture

Birth and its Meaning, Milk Glass Gallery, Ryerson University Midwifery Conference, painting

Coastal Eddy Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, sculpture

2016   

We are all Precious Snowflakes 2, Yellow House Gallery, Toronto, painting

OCAD University Pop-Up Shop, Yorkville Village, Toronto, sculpture

Earth, Sea and Sky, OCAD University Continuing Studies Gallery, Toronto, sculpture

A Home for Renewal, 627 Richmond Street, Toronto, ceramic installation

10 Cones, the Artists Newsstand, Art Gallery of Ontario First Thursday

10 Cones, the Artists Newsstand, Chester Station, Toronto, ceramic multiples

Coastal Eddy Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, sculpture

2015   

We are all Precious Snowflakes, Yellow House Gallery, Toronto, painting

Robin's Endless Summer Bash, Coastal Eddy Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, sculpture

Pour Some Sugar on Me, Coastal Eddy Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, sculpture

Studio Works by Art Battle Painters Part 1, #Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, painting

2014   

Garage Sale Group Show, Robert Kananaj Gallery, Toronto, painting and sculpture

2013   

RKG Second Anniversary Show, Robert Kananaj Gallery, Toronto, painting and sculpture

Group Show, Robert Kananaj Gallery, Toronto, painting and sculpture

2012   

RKG First Anniversary Show, Robert Kananaj Gallery, Toronto, painting and sculpture

2011   

Eclectic Selective, Chuck Akudu Gallery, Toronto, painting

2010   

Retrospective Show, OCAD University, Toronto, drawing 

2009   

The Art of the Figure, OCAD University, Toronto, painting

COLLECTIONS

Institute of Miniature Art, Sheffield, UK

The Magic Gumball Machine of Fate Editions, Rare Books & Artists' Books, AGO Library, ceramic multiple

Corporate Office of Tenenbaum and Solomon Law Firm, Toronto, paintings

Robert Kananaj Gallery, Toronto, paintings and sculptures

The Sketchbook Project vol. 14, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, New York

Private: New York, Laguna Beach, New Jersey, Maspeth, Nova Scotia, Toronto, Vancouver, Mexico, Denmark

CHARITY

2017   

Nasty Women New York City, the Knockdown Center, Maspeth, New York, painting

2016   

No Subject for Rainbow Railroad, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, painting

2015   

Nepal Earthquake Art Auction, the Other White House, Toronto, painting

Under $200 Art Show & Fundraiser for Girls Art League, Fountain, Toronto, painting

2013   

NURTUREart Benefit, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, Manhattan, New York, painting

2011   

Curry's charity for dystopia, online, painting

2010   

Royal Canadian Military Institute Silent Auction, Toronto, painting

PUBLICATIONS

2019    

Then & Now, Fake Art Magazine, online, painting

Pink Things Magazine, online feature, painting

Acta Victoriana, volume #143.2, Victoria College, University of Toronto, print, painting

Average Art Magazine #33, United Kingdom, print, painting

Life as a Human, Memento Mori, online feature, painting

2018   

Acta Victoriana, volume #143.1, Victoria College, University of Toronto, print, painting

Average Art Magazine #28, United Kingdom, print, painting

Blank Spaces Magazine, Cover Image, September issue, Canada, print, painting

Good Art Guide Magazine Issue 11, United Kingdom, online and print, painting and sculpture

Lips Zine: Expressions of Female* Sexuality, online, drawings

Average Art Magazine #21, United Kingdom, print, painting

Average Art Magazine #18, United Kingdom, print, painting

2017   

Webitorial, Emboss Magazine, online interview

Average Art Magazine #14, United Kingdom, print, painting

All-Women Artists Issue, Emboss Magazine, USA, print, painting

Average Art Magazine #12, United Kingdom, print, painting

Community.Resilience.Empowerment, Bloom Magazine, Canada, print, painting

Whimsical Bridal Fashion Feature, Elegant Wedding Magazine, Canada, online, jewellery

Birth and its Meaning Promotional Material and Catalogue, Canada, print, painting

Must See Shows - 300 Cones, Now Magazine, Toronto, print, exhibition review

2016   

Toronto's Finest Specialists, Elegant Wedding Magazine, Canada, print, jewellery

Vibrance Issue, Emboss Magazine, USA, print, painting

2015   

Nightmares, Sci-Fi and Dreamscapes, Art Katalyst Magazine, Canada, print, painting       

Aboveground Featured Artist for January, Toronto, online interview

Life as a Human, Pink Paintings, online feature, painting

2012   

The Proof - Karen Grosman, Toronto is Awesome, online interview

Karen Grosman's Meat Collection, Zouch Magazine, online, painting

Branch Magazine, Issue 9, online, painting

2011   

Leaf Garden Press, volume 11, print, painting

2010

The Image Interviews Karen Grosman, the Image Interviews, Toronto, online interview

Earth Pulse Magazine, Inaugural Edition, print, painting

2009   

Leaf Garden Press, Volume 1, print, painting