KAREN GROSMAN

B. 1988 Toronto, Ontario

Education_____________________________________________________________________

2010    BFA OCAD University - Major: Drawing and Painting Minor: Art History           

Solo Exhibitions­________________________________________________________________

2018    Holiday Window Feature, Coastal Eddy a 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 at UTSC, University of Toronto Feminist Conference, Scarborough Campus, 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

Selected Group Exhibitions______________________________________________________

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 a Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, sculpture

2017    #This is Not Normal Holiday Party, Coastal Eddy a 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

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

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

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

            Coastal Eddy a 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, curator - Sarah Reid

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

            10 Cones, the Artists Newsstand, Chester Station, Toronto, ceramic multiples, curator - Jess Dobkins

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

            Coastal Eddy a Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, sculpture

2015    We are all Precious Snowflakes, Yellow House Gallery, Toronto, painting

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

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

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

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

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

2014    Garage Sale Group Show, Robert Kananaj Gallery, Toronto, painting and sculpture

2013    NURTUREart Benefit, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, Manhattan, New York, painting, charity

            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

            Curry's charity for dystopia, online, painting, charity

2010    Royal Canadian Military Institute Silent Auction, Toronto, painting, charity

            Retrospective Show, OCAD University, Toronto, drawing 

2009    The Art of the Figure, OCAD University, Toronto, painting

Selected Publication_____________________________________________________________

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

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

Representation­­­­­­­­­­_________________________________________________________________

2014-2018       Coastal Eddy a Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, ceramic sculptures

2016-2018       Made You Look, Toronto, jewellery

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

Collections____________________________________________________________________

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

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

Teaching______________________________________________________________________

2012-2014       After School Painting Programs, grades 1-6, Arbour Glen Public School

2012-2014       After School Painting Programs, grades 1-6, Hillmount Public School

2012                After School Painting Programs, grades 3-5, Elkhorn Public School

2012-2014       Private Painting Program for Adults

2011                Adult Painting Program, Earl Bales Seniors Club