Selected Works

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Artist Bio

Karen Gunderson was born in Racine, Wisconsin. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Wisconsin State University, Whitewater and both a Master of Arts and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa, Iowa City in painting and intermedia respectively. She has been the subject of numerous one-person shows throughout the United States and in Madrid, Spain and Sophia, Bulgaria. Gunderson has received many honors and awards, most notably a Lorenzo Magnifico Prize in Painting at the 2001 Florence Biennale, Italy. She has been named by noted critic Donald Kuspit as one of the New Old Masters, and was included in the New Old Masters show at the Museum of Gdansk, Poland.


Reflective, Racine Museum of Art, Racine, WI - SOLO

Karen Gunderson, Clamp Art, New York, NY - SOLO

Karen Gunderson, Bahrain National Museum, Manama, Bahrain - SOLO
Karen Gunderson, William Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe, NM - SOLO
Mostly Monochrome, McKenzie Fine Art Inc., New York, NY - GROUP

Karen Gunderson, William Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe, NM - SOLO
Funny Face, Jonathan O'Hara Gallery, New York, NY - GROUP

Karen Gunderson, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA - SOLO
Seeing and Believing: 200th Anniversary Exhibition, Frost & Reed Gallery, London, England - GROUP

Karen Gunderson: Black Paintings, ClampArt, New York, NY - SOLO
New Old Masters, Palace Museum, Gdansk, Poland - GROUP

The Park School of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD - SOLO
Artists Space, New York, NY - SOLO

Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain - SOLO
Crossman Gallery, (two one person exhibitions with David Bushman), Whitewater, WI