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Karen Marston

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Smoke on Water, 2010 Oil on Wood Panel 18" X 12" © Karen Marston
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Oil Fire in Blue, 2011 Oil on Linen 72" X 48" © Karen Marston
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Oil Fire on Water, 2010 Oil on Wood Panel 18" X 12" © Karen Marston
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Chain Reaction, 2011 Oil on Wood Panel 24" X 18" © Karen Marston
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Utility Pole in Wave, 2014 Oil on Linen 36" X 42" © Courtesy of the artists and Station Independent Projects
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Quick Facts
Lives in
Brooklyn, NY
Works in
Brooklyn, NY
Schools
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), 1986, BFA
Statement

Karen Marston is a painter living and working in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Her work was seen in several solo exhibitions in NYC: Breathing Room at Dam Stuhltrager Gallery in Williamsburg, Where You’ll Find Me at the Cheryl McGinnis Gallery on Madison Avenue, and Respirations, at Taller Boricua, in East Harlem. Recent selected group exhibitions include: New Year, New Work, New Faces at Storefront Gallery in Bushwick, Paper 2011 at Janet Kurnatowski Gallery in Greenpoint, and Beauty’s Burden at the Educational Alliance Gallery on the Lower East Side and Beautiful Dreamer at Cleveland’s SPACES, both curated by David Gibson, as well as Reconstruction, curated by Station Independent Projects at Chashama in NYC.

Marston also serves as the President of the Board of Trustees of NURTUREart Non-Profit where she was instrumental in the opening of the NURTUREart Gallery in Brooklyn, and hosts Muse Fuse, an informal monthly art salon with many notable guest speakers.

Originally from California, she earned her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and participated in the A.I.C.A. New York Studio Program.