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Karen Arm Biography
1978   Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1983   Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy
1985   BFA, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY
1989   MFA, Columbia University, New York, NY
2002   New York Foundation for the Arts, Award for Painting
Selected Exhibitions
2008   P•P•O•W Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Art Chicago Contemporary Art Fair, P•P•O•W, Chicago, IL
2007   Art Chicago Contemporary Art Fair, P•P•O•W, Chicago, IL
PULSE Art Fair, P•P•O•W Gallery, New York, NY
2005   NY Loves LV, Main Street, Las Vegas, NV
A Very Liquid Heaven, The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2004   200 Drawings: Selections from Pierogi, curated by Annie Heron and Barry Blinderman
University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
The Art Show, ADAA, New York, NY
New York New York  New Mexico, Annie Herron's Selection from the Pierogi
lat Files, Carlsbad Museum and Art Center, Carlsbad, NM
2004   P•P•O•W Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2003   On and Off the Wall: New York Foundation for the Arts' Painting Fellows, Phillips, de Pury & Luxembourg, New York, NY
Brooklyn on 57th Street, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2001   Collector's Choice, Exit Art, New York, NY
Some (Are) Painting, curated by David Gibson, John Gibson Gallery, NY
Nature Re-visited, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
Pixerina Witcherina, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL;Traveling to: Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, Tuscaloosa, AL
2001   P•P•O•W Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2000   Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC
The Pierogi Flatfiles, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA; Traveling to: Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO
Fluid flow, Graham Modern, New York, NY
@ the artist's studio, P•P•O•W Gallery, New York, NY
Eye Candy: Contemporary West and East Coast Women Painters, curated by Susan Joyce, Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum, California State University, San Bernardino, CA; Traveling to: Grand Central Art Center, California State University, Santa Ana, CA (catalogue)
Live from New York, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999   P•P•O•W Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Brooklyn, New Work, curated by David Brown and Joseph Amrhein, The Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH
Phenotypology, curated by Maureen McQuillan, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY
Rage for Art (Pierogi Reborn), Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY
1998   P•P•O•W Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Pierogi Goes to College, Bard College, Rheinbeck, NY
Pierogi 2000, New York, The Flatfiles, Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
The Flatfiles, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Southern Exposure, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL
Wallpaper, curated by Lisa Jacobs, Nicholas Davies Gallery, New York, NY
Drawings, James Graham and Sons, New York, NY
1997   Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Drawing Room, ARENA, Brooklyn, NY
Recurrence, Gallery Korea, New York, NY
New York Drawers: The Pierogi 2000 Flatfiles, Gasworks, London, UK
Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
1996   Dots & Lines, 473 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY
Material Madness, the Workspace Gallery, New York, NY
Influenced by Nature, the Studio at Curly Willow, East Hampton, NY
The Exchange Show, ARENA, New York, NY
The Lyrical, the Expressionist and the Poetic, curated by Michael Walls, Denise Bibro Fine Arts, New York, NY
1995   Soul in C Minor, 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY
The Color of No Color, Art Initiatives, New York, NY
Natural, ARENA, Brooklyn, NY
Nature Revisited, Marymount Manhattan Gallery, New York, NY
Not For Sale, Exhibit and Benefit Auction for Laura Cottingham's "Women's Art of the Seventies," Flamingo East, New York, NY
Reconstituted Paint, curated by Seth Ferr.is, K&E Gallery, New York, NY
1994   Chamber 2, Chamber, New York, NY
1993   The Light From Behind, The New York Law School, Art Initiatives, New York, NY
re/SOURCE, curated by Bill Barrell and Lily Prince, First Street Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
File Pix, Tribeca 148 Gallery, New York, NY
1991   The Salon of the Mating Spiders, Herron Test Site, Brooklyn, NY
1.4 Show, Tribeca 148 Gallery, New York, NY
1990   Low Memorial Library, Columbia University, New York, NY
1983   Tenderize Graphich (Graphic Trends), Temple Gallery, Rome, Italy
Selected Public Collections
  The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
  Collection of Rubin, Baum, Levin, Constant, and Friedman, New York, NY
  Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC
Literature
2008   "Paintings," The New York Sun. Reproduction of Untitled Sun #1. March 6, 2008.
2005   A Very Liquid Heaven. Ed. Ian Berry. Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, 2005. pg.121-129. Image and artist dialogue.
2004   Gomez, Edward M. "Another World: Evaluating and appreciating abstract art," Art and Antiques, September 2004, p. 46-53.
2002   Conger, Bill (curator). Pixerina Witcherina. University Galleries, Illinois State University, IL, 2002.
The Paris Review: Issue 162, 2002. Reproduction of Untitled 1998.
Sheets, Hillarie M. "Karen Arm: P.P.O.W," (review of New Paintings). ARTnews, March 2002.
2001   Johnson, Ken, "Some (are) Painting," The New York Times, June 29, 2001.
2000   Bonetti, David. "Driven to dynamic abstraction," San Francisco Examiner, January 28, 2000. p. C-15.
Catalogue, Art on Paper 2000, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina Greensboro, 2000.
Eye Candy: Contemporary West and East Coast Women Painters, Catalogue. Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum, California State University, 2000. Essays by Susan Joyce and Roberta Carasso, Ph.D.
"Fluid Flow," Art Guide, New York Times, August 11, 2000.
"Art on Paper 2000," News & Record, December 2000. p. 10.
"Touring in New Directions," Winston Salem Journal, Dec. 31, 2000.
1999   Bell, J. Bowyer. Review, Review, September 15, 1999.
O'Hara, Cate. "Brooklyn Makeover: Young artists showcased in new CAC show," City Beat, September 9-15, 1999. p. 53.