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Karen Hampton

Karen Hampton
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Department: 
Office: 
Collins Bmt
Education: 
2000 - MFA,Textile Design, University of California, Davis; 1992 - BA, Humanities with a focus on Art and Anthropology, New College of California
Professional Experience: 

Selected Exhibitions

Solo

  • 2019 - The Light of Freedom, Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, OH
  • 2018 - The Light of Freedom, Carrington Art Gallery, Sandusky, OH
  • 2018 - WATER, Puerto Rico...Flint, is a human right, Michigan State University Union Art Gallery, East Lansing, MI
  • 2017 - Shapeshifter, Jack Bell Gallery, London, England
  • 2016-17 - Karen Hampton: The Journey North, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
  • 2016 - Abolitionist Tale, Jack Bell Gallery, London, England
  • 2015 - Karen Hampton: The Journey North, Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

Group

  • 2019 - Photographic Evidence in Textiles, galleryFRITZ, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2018 - Holding Up 1/2 the Sky, Roberts Project, Culver City, CA
  • 2018 - THE AUDACITY OF ART,galleryFRITZ, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2017 - Made in Cotton, California State University, Domingo Hills, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2017 - Material Connections, Jane Lombard Gallery, New York, New York
  • 2016 - Le Penseur, Jack Bell Gallery, London, England

Publications

  • 2017 - Fleishhacker Foundation, Eureka at Thirty: Fleishhacker Foundation Artist Fellowship, foreword by Christian L Frock
  • 2017 - Surface Design Journal, “Moving Forward: Re-Defining The American Textile Conversation.” by Hampton, Karen., Summer 
  • 2017 - Hand/Eye Magazine, "Modern Day Griot" by Hampton, Karen., 25 May
  • 2016 - Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum - Hamilton College, "The Journey North." by White, Susanna, Karen Hampton 

Selected Awards

  • 2016 - Artist in Embassies, Kampala, Uganda
  • 2015 - Cultural Engagement International (CEI) Fellowship Program, Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
  • 2011 - Purchase Award, Prince George’s County Parks & Planning, MD
  • 2008 - Eureka Fellowship, Fleishhacker Foundation, San Francisco, CA
  • 2008 - Career Development Grant, Marin Arts Council, CA

Collections

  • 2016 Acquisition: Honolulu Museum of Art
  • 2015 Acquisition: Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

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