Karen J Revis

Karen J Revis

New York, NY, United States

About Karen J Revis

Karen J Revis is a painter, printmaker and papermaker living in New York City. She is represented by Sears Peyton Gallery in New York and was rewarded a SIP fellowship at Robert Blackburn Workshop funded by Elizabeth Foundation. She has also completed residencies at Pyramid Atlantic, Henry Street Settlement and the Women’s Studio Workshop where she is currently a board member.

Karen studied fine art at the Corcoran School of the Arts in Washington D.C. and received a BFA from Pratt Institue, Brooklyn, NY. Her work is featured in The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient Medium of Pigmented Wax by Joanne Mattera and is in numerous public and private collections including Alliance Capital Management, New York / The Venetian Macau Hotel, Macau / The Metropolitan Club, Boston MA and Winston & Strawn, San Francisco,CA.


BFA Pratt Institue


Residencies and Fellowships
2019 Morgan Paper Conservatory / Papermaking and printmaking
2018 Robert Blackburn SIP Fellowship / Printmaking
2018 BACAS Italy / Drawing
2014 Pyramid Atlantic / Papermaking and Printmaking
2014 Women’s Studio Workshop / Papermaking
1996 Artist in Residence, Henry Street Settlement / Painting

Group Exhibitions
2019 Artfare NADA Miami
2019 Robert Blackburn Workspace SIP Fellow Exhibit, New York, NY
2019 A Response to 45, Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute
2019 Pasado y Presente: Art After the Young Lords, The Loisaida Center, New York, NY
2018 New Prints/2018, IPCNY NY NY
2018 Repetition/Singularity, @gitlerand Gallery
2017 More Women in the Art World, Or Does it Explode, Brooklyn, NY
2017 Light in the Dark, Sears Peyton Gallery, New York, NY
2017 3rd Annual Hand Pulled Prints: The Current Practice in Printmaking , Site: Brooklyn, NY
2017 Inside/Outside, Kaller Fine Arts, Washington D.C.
2017 100 Works, Electropositive, Brooklyn NY
2017 At a Languorous Place, Sears Peyton, New York, NY
2012 Float, Sears Peyton Gallery. New York, NY
2009 Open Your Arms to the Sun, Sears Peyton Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Rigorous Fun, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY,
2005 Bakers Dozen, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
2004 Summer Exhibition, Bruno Marina Gallery
2003 26th Small Works Show Exhibit, 80 Washington Square Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Enkaustikos: Wax as a Contemporary Medium Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1999 Size Matters, GAle GAtes et al, Brooklyn, NY
1999 Unguarded, Soho20 Gallery, New York, NY
1999 An Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, GAle GAtes et al, Brooklyn, NY
1998 Food: Nourishment for the Soul Face to Face, Impact Gallery, Rochester, NY
1997 Artist in Residence Open Studio, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY
1996 Art Exhibit: Out of Print, Pratt Institute Library, Brooklyn, NY
1996 Sankofa 3, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Gallery, New York, NY
1995 Young Artist Rally, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Gallery, New York, NY

Solo Exhibition
2011 Lucid, Sears Peyton Gallery, New York, NY
2000 Inroads, Incisions: Recent Encaustic Works, HEREArt, New York, NY

Two-Person Exhibitions
2003 Karen J. Revis and Sara Sizer, Harry Simon Gallery, Morristown, NJ
1999 Small, Medium, Large, Skirt Showroom, New York, NY

2019 - Present Creative Conversation Critiques Member - Robert Blackburn Workspace
2018 - Present Board Member - Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY
2018 Juror - WSW Artist's Book Residency panel - January 2018 cycle

1995 Lorenzetti Travel Grant (for extensive travel and art studies in Italy)
1994 Pratt in Tuscany, Italy Studio Program Scholarship

2017 BG Magazine 083 Denim Issue
2001 The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient Medium of Pigmented Wax(Paperback) by Joanne Mattera, Watson-Guptill Publications