born: 1962, Spokane, Washington
current: lives and works in Hudson, New York

education

MFA, Visual Communication, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Full Scholarship), Chicago, IL, 1997
BFA, Concentrations in Graphic Design, University of Idaho, College of Art and Architecture, Moscow, ID, 1986
National Student Exchange Program, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 1985
AA, Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane, WA, 1982

solo projects/installations   

2015      Roadside Topiary, Hudson, NY; self published artist book (November)
2011       Outdoor Kiosk, Hudson, NY; installation, “voters” (May)
2009     Garage Editions, Brooklyn, NY; “Public Comment” (July)
2007      Brooklyn, NY; installation, “Toll Ahead” (May)
2002     Hillsdale, NY; installation, “Embalm” (August)
2000     City of New York Parks and Recreation; public art program, Tompkins Square Park, New York, NY; installation, “WinterProvisions” (January-April)
1998      6th Street and Cooper Square, New York, NY; installation, “Royal Pine” (March-April)
1997       Gallery 2, Chicago, IL; Graduate Thesis Exhibition, installation, “Timber” (April)

group exhibitions

2015         Basilica, Hudson, NY, Farm and Flea, (Dec)
                  Inky Editions, Hudson, NY, Woodcuts, inaugural Opening, (Nov)
2014          Basilica, Hudson, NY, Farm and Flea, (Dec)
2013          Basilica, Hudson, NY, Farm and Flea, (Dec)
2009         Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY, “Hall of Gowanus” Permanent Exhibiiton
2008         Gowanus Canal Conservancy, Brooklyn, NY; “Gowanus: A Sense of Place” (Dec)
                  Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY; “Mend” (October)
                  Windows Brooklyn, Court and Smith Streets, Brooklyn, NY (June)
2007         A.G.A.S.T. Annual Gowanus Artists Studio Tour, Brooklyn, NY (October)
                  Ed Schmidt’s Dumbolio, The PowerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY (April)
2006         A.G.A.S.T. Annual Gowanus Artists Studio Tour, Brooklyn, NY (October)
2005         College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME; “Design Series” (January-May)
2004         Contemporary Artists Center, North Adams, MA; “DeTour,” organized by Nato Thompson (August)
                  The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY; “AIM:24, Artist in the Marketplace” (April-June)
1998          Beret International Gallery, Chicago, IL; “Posted@Beret” (February)

collections and archives
Tipoteca Type Museum, Cornuda, Italy
Department of Cultural Affairs, Percentage for Art Program Artist Directory, New York, NY
retitle.com, online Artist Directory, London, UK
Artists Space, Irvin Sandler Artist File onlne, New York, NY

awards and residencies
Tintoretto Studio, Member, Venice, Italy, 2006
Tipoteca Italiana Fondazione, 2 week Residency, Cornuda, Italy, 2006
NYFA/Arts Center of the Capital Region, Special Opportunity Stipend, 2004
AIM:24, Artist in the Market Place, Professional Development Program, Bronx Museum of the Arts, 2004
The Little Tree Corporation, material donation for “Royal Pine,” 1998
SEGD (Society for Environmental Graphic Design) Educational Grant, 1996
Full Tuition Trustee Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1995-1997

bibliography
Osterink, Carol, “Public Displays of Disdain,” The Gossips of Rivertown, May 22, 2011
Chase Gulden, Amy. “The Gallery,” Apartment Therapy, October 11, 2007
Burkett, Brent, “Death Toll,” Heart as Arena, June 20, 2007
Guskind, Robert, “New Gowanus Signage: Toll Ahead,” The Gowanus Lounge, May 31, 2007
Herzberg, Julia, “Aim: The Artist in the Marketplace,” ArtNexus, No. 54, Volume 3, 2004, p.177
Mitchell, John, “City Exhibit: All you need is Love,: The North Adams Transcript, August 19, 2004, Entertainment Section
Genocchio, Benjamin, “A Chance to Fill Up on Visual Treats,: The New York Times, Westchester Late Edition, Sunday, April 25, 2004: Section 14, p 9
AIM:24 (cat), Artist in the Marketplace. The Bronx Museum of the Arts (April), 2004
Cattelan, Maurizio, Funche, Bettin, Gioni, Massimillano, Subotnick, Ali (eds), Charley Magazine, May, 2002
“Sculptural memorial recalls victims of genocidal famine,” The Ukrainian Weekly, April 9, 2000, p.9
Kellogg, Craig, “Insites,” Metropolis, July, 1998, p.42
Ferrara, Annette and Liese, Jennifer. “Shopping in the Art Supermarket,” F magazine, May, 1997, p.27
Roberts, Karla. Presentation: “Winter Provisions,” SEGD Conference, Society for Environmental Design, Boston, MA,  (May), 1996
Roberts, Karla. “Commemorationg the Ukrainian Famine,: Dimensions: A design Journal of the Society for Environmental Graphic Design, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1996, p.32

related professional experience
Garage Editions, Independent publisher, small printshop with a growing number of book projects, cards and prints. In-house capabilities include letterpress printing on a Vandercook 219, silkscreen, design and development.