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Karen Yank

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Simple Pleasures © Karen Yank
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Simple Pleasures III, 2010 Steel 19 X 27 X 8 In. © Karen Yank
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Simple Pleasures II, 2010 Steel 17 X 22 X 8 In. © Karen Yank
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New Mexico Inspired Bridge Night Shot , 2006 14'x500'x1' © Karen Yank
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New Mexico Inspired II B , 2007 16'x12'x4' © Karen Yank
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New Mexico Inspired II A , 2007 16'x12'x4' © Karen Yank
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Disk Series © Karen Yank
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Disk Series © Karen Yank
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Disk Series © Karen Yank
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Disk Series © Karen Yank
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Disk Series © Karen Yank
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Disk Series © Karen Yank
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Disk Series © Karen Yank
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Silhouette Series © Karen Yank
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Silhouette Series © Karen Yank
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X-O Series © Karen Yank
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X-O Series © Karen Yank
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Construct Steel 36 X 30 X 2 Inches © Courtesy of the artist and Zane Bennett Contemporary Art
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X-O Trio Steel and Stainless 36 X 36 X 1 1/2 In. (each) © Courtesy of the Artist and Zane Bennett Contemporary Art
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XO Wall Trio (A&B), 2015 Galvanized Steel 29x55x2” © Courtesy of the Artist and Zane Bennett Contemporary Art
Quick Facts
Lives in
New Mexico
Works in
New Mexico
Representing galleries
Statement

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EDUCATION

1987 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
1987 Rutgers, Mason Gross School of the Arts - M.F.A.
1986 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
1985 University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
1984 University of Wisconsin, Madison - B.A.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009 Lemmons Contemporary, New York, NY
2006 Lemmons Contemporary, New York, NY
2004 Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
2004 Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
2004 Thomas Ingerick Gallery, Aspen, CO
2003 L.I.C.K. Ltd. Fine Art, Long Island City, New York
2002 The Munson Gallery, Santa Fe
2000 The Munson Gallery, Santa Fe
1998 Edith Lambert Gallery, Santa Fe
1997 Edith Lambert Gallery, Santa Fe
1996 Ozaukee Art Center, Cedarburg, WI
1994 Ralph Greene Gallery, Albuquerque
1993 New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM
1990 A.I.R. Gallery, New York
1990 Linda Durham Gallery, Santa Fe
1987 Mason Gross School of the Arts Fine Arts Gallery, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
1986 University of New Mexico Fine Arts Museum, Albuquerque
1985 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Arts Museum
1984 University of Wisconsin - Madison, Fine Arts Gallery

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS/COLLECTIONS

2010 Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM
2010 12'x14' free-standing sculpture, New Mexico Arts Division, New Mexico State Fair,
         entrance to the Fine Arts Building, Albuquerque, NM
2007 One freestanding and two wall sculptures, UNM Health Sciences Center Art Collection,
         Barbara and Bill Richardson Pavilion, UNM Children's Hospital, Albuquerque, NM
2007 Two 16' free-standing sculptures, City of Albuquerque's Art in Municipal Places Program,
         I-40/Coors Freeway Interchange, Albuquerque, NM
2006 Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2006 Five hundred feet of sculpture installed on two pedestrian bridges for the
         GRIP I-40/Coors Freeway Interchange Project, Albuquerque, NM
2006 University of New Mexico Hospital's Outpatient Surgery Center, Albuquerque, NM
2005 Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, four sculptures, New York, NY
2005 Sculptor/Art Consultant for the GRIP I-40/Coors Freeway Interchange Project, Albuquerque, NM
2004 University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM
2002 Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM
2002 Capitol Art Collection, New Mexico State Capitol, Santa Fe, NM
1998 New Mexico State Library, Records and Archives, Santa Fe, NM
1997 New Mexico Junior College, Hobbs, NM
1996 New Mexico State University, Alamogordo, NM
1995 Highway and Transportation Department, Albuquerque, NM
1994 Silver City Museum, Silver City, NM
1994 Hurley Community Center, Hurley, NM
1994 Jewish Federation of Greater Albuquerque, NM
1994 Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
1993 University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, NM
1987 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
1985 Ozaukee Art Center, Cedarburg, WI
1984 University of Wisconsin -Madison, Madison, WI

TEACHING/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2006 Volunteer Art Teacher, San Antonito Elementary, Sandia Park, NM
2005 Sculptor/Art Consultant for the GRIP I-40/Coors Freeway Interchange Project, Albuquerque, NM
1997 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Visiting Instructor
1993 University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, Visiting Lecturer
1993 New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM, Visiting Artist
1991 T.A.V.S., Tucumcari, NM, Visiting Artist

AWARDS

2007 The Coors/I-40 Freeway Interchange Project and its aesthetics have won
         10 National awards to date, Albuquerque, NM
2003 Laird Leadership in Art Award, Wisconsin
1991 Buchel Foundation Arts Grant, Wisconsin
1987 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Scholarship Award, New York
1987 Buchel Foundation Arts Grant, Wisconsin

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