Bio


EDUCATION
MFA Painting Cum Laude, New York Academy of Art
BFA Painting, Carnegie-Mellon University
Additional Studies:
The New York Studio School, Drawing Marathon
School of Visual Arts, Graduate Program
Syracuse University, DIPA, Florence Italy
Rhode Island School of Design

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Suspended, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2016 In-Communication/In-Transit, BRIC House, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Opening to Page 48…, Ava Gallery, Lebanon, NH
2013 Short Stories, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2011 Said What?, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2008 AWOL, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007 Outside In, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
2006 Far Sight, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Surrogate Persona, Howard Schickler Fine Art, Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY
2005 Two Down, Boltax Gallery, Shelter Island, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 UNLOADED, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
2016 60 Americans, Makeshift Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2016 Picturing the Unprintable, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY
2016 Saint Ann’s 5oth, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY
2016 Up For Debate, BRIC House, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Between Us, The Lodge Gallery, New York, NY
2015 Art from the Boros, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY
2015 NYAA Summer, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Single Fare 3, RH Gallery, New York, NY
2011 NYAA Summer, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY
2011 A Fork in the Road, Katonah Museum Arts Association, Katonah, NY
2011 Arte Laguna, Nappe dell’Arsenale, Venice, Italy
2011 Single Fare: Please Swipe Again, Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY
2009 Brookyn Art:Work, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Toys, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2008 Border Walls, Boltax Gallery, Shelter Island, NY
2007 Blue, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Outwin Boochever Exhibition, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC
2006 You Are Here, The Gallery Room, Jersey City Public Library, Jersey City, NJ
2006 Public/Private, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Vital Voices: Women’s Visions, Kniznick Gallery, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
2005 Looking At Landscape, MF Adams Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2005 AONE, Silvermine Guild, New Canaan, CT
2005 DNA, theXpo, New Tribeca, NY
2005 Take Home A Nude, Phillips de Pury, New York, NY

AWARDS
2017 Martin and Lorraine Kaminsky Residency, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
2014 Named, The Milton and Sally Michel Avery endowed resident, Yaddo Colony Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY
2013 Finalist, National Portrait Competition, NYU School of Medicine (recommending judges: Eric Fischl and Chuck Close)
2011 Yaddo Colony Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY
2009 Gala Artist Honoree, Art:Work, Brooklyn Information and Culture
2009 Eric Fischl Award of Distinction, New York Academy of Art
2009 Priciple Gallery, Visiting Artist
2006 Rotunda Gallery/BCAT Artist in Residence
2005 The Christine Dombrowski and Thomas Ayoub Award, The Silvermine Guild
2004 First Place Award, Blanche Ames Regional, Ames Mansion Museum

PRESS
2016 Sarah Iannone, “Art Of The Cell, Phone chats captured in painting and video show”, Brooklyn Paper, April 1
2014 Marcia Santore, “Between Realism and Abstraction, Exploring That Hard-To-Define Place”, ArtScope, September/October
2014 The Oakland Review: A Journal of Arts and Letters, cover and interior images, winter issue
2013 Penelope Green, “It’s That Brownstone. Again.,” The New York Times, Home & Garden, November 14
2013 “Laura Karetzky: Short Stories,”Gallery Guide, cover image and article, west/southwest: September issue
2013 Review: “Laura Karetzky: Short Stories,” ArtScene, October issue
2012 Joann Kim Núñez, “Dumbo Arts Festival: A Recap”, Hyperallergic, October 2, 2012
2011 Stephen Pierson Publisher, “The State of Creation”, Canteen Magazine, September 2011, Issue Seven
2011 Daniella Walsh, “Previews of Exhibitions: Laura Karetzky”, Art Scene, April 2011, Vol. 30 No. 8
2009 Gail Leggio, “Exhibitions: Laura Karetzky”, American Arts Quarterly, Winter 2009, Vol. 36 No. 1
2009 Samuel Toole Producer, “Laura Karetzky”, Documentary Short Film, Ghost and Bread, July 22
2008 Laura Caparotti, “Gli Artisti Di Dumbo”, New York Magazine (Italian), Arts & Museums, November
2007 Virginia Heffernan, “The Many Tribes Of You Tube”, The New York Times, Arts & Leisure, Sunday May 27
2007 James Servin, “Starting Over, Artfully”, House & Garden, May
2007 Bill Lasarow, Marlena Donohue Editors, “Continuing and Recommended”, Art Scene, Vol.26, No.8, April
2007 Leilani Labong, “Hazy Shade”, California Home And Design, Arts + Antiques, March
2006 Beth Bosworth Editor, Saint Ann’s Review,  A Journal of Arts and Letters, pg. 98-101, summer/fall
2006 Adriane Quinlan, “Patent Verdict ‘Awesome’/An Old Building Gets New Life”, The Washington Post, July 2
2006 Blake Gopnik, “Portraiture’s Harsh Lessons”, The Washington Post, Sunday June 25
2005 Greg Veysey Producer, “Laura Karetzky at Boltax Gallery”, PLUM TV, the morningnoon&night show, September 5
2005 Philip Eliasoph, “New Threads Or Faded Glory”, Connecticut Post, Arts + Travel, May 15
2005 Philip Beasley-Murray, Artist Entertainment Editor, Southern News, April 13
2005 Brad Inman Executive Producer, Living In America, DUMBO 2, Inman News Flix

AFFLIATIONS
2007-Present: Member of Contemporary Art Council, BRIC: Brooklyn Information and Culture
2013-2015: Visual Arts Advisor, Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities
2006-2012: Alumni Advisor to the Academic Affairs Committee, New York Academy of Art

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