• 2017 EXHIBITIONS


    The RED Show, Gallery 27, Lincolnton, NC

    The Art of Planetary Science, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ


  • 2016 EXHIBITIONS


    Holiday Group Show, Gallery 27, Lincolnton, NC

    Strength Among Us, The Jeanne Rauch Gallery, Gaston College, Gastonia, NC

    Visual Harvest, Arts on Main, Gastonia, NC

    Sleepy Hollow, Gallery 27, Lincolnton, NC

    We The Explorers, NASA’s Spacecraft OSIRIS-REx, Cape Canaveral, FL

    Artists of the Carolinas, Gallery 27, Lincolnton, NC - Award Recipient

    Lexicon Imaginibus: A Working Artists’ Sketchbook Exchange, Viterbo University,
    La Crosse, WI

    Wynwood Nation Gallery, Miami, FL

    Art Expo NYC, in conjunction with the Architectural Digest Home Show, Pier 94, New York, NY

    Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, Belmont, NC

    Art Nation Group Show, Wynwood Arts District, Miami, FL

  • 2015 EXHIBITIONS


    Art Nation Basel, Wynwood Arts District, Miami, FL

    Holiday Group Show, Gallery 27, Lincolnton NC

    Spectrum Miami, Miami Art Basel Week, Miami, FL

    SoHo Pop-Up Exhibit, Broome Street Gallery, New York, NY

    Artists of the Carolinas, Gallery 27, Lincolnton NC

    International Exposure Exhibit, Louvre Museum, Paris, France

    Art Now Exhibit, Miami Convention Center, Miami, FL

    Art Expo NYC, in conjunction with the Architectural Digest Home Show, Pier 94, New York, NY

  • 2014 EXHIBITIONS


    Spectrum Miami, Wynwood Arts District, as part of Miami Art Week & Art Basel, Miami, FL

    Art San Diego Contemporary Art Show, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

    Cultural Souls Fine Art Show, E. Darwin Fuchs Pavilion, Miami, FL

    2nd Annual Rochester International Art Show, Rochester, NY

    Art and Cocktails, Artisan Direct, Rochester, NY

    Artists of the Carolinas, Gallery 27, Lincolnton NC

    Times Square, 5 paintings electronically exhibited on largest billboard in Times Square, New York City, NY

    Art Expo NYC, Pier 94, New York, NY

  • 2013 EXHIBITIONS


    Spectrum Miami, Wynwood Arts District, as part of Miami Art Week & Art Basel, Miami, FL

    Sleepy Hollow, Gallery 27, Lincolnton, NC

    Creatives Rising Part II, Painting “Awaken” projected onto side of 42-story Linc LLC building, New York, NY

    Creatives Rising Part I, Paintings projected on 9 meter screens on side of Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) with interior digital projections at Gagosian Gallery, Sotheby’s, and Christie’s Auction House, New York City, NY

    Spectrum NYC, Javits Center, New York City, NY

    Caught in the Moment, Arts on Main, Gastonia, NC

    Story of the Creative, The Angel Orensanz Foundation, New York, NY

    A Swine Evening, artwork paired with Grammy award winning, Sheryl Crow, Charlotte, NC

    Summer of Color, Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, Belmont, NC

    Roger Smith Hotel Gallery, New York, NY

    Instant Art Collector Exhibit, Charlotte Viewpoint, Foundation of the Carolinas, Charlotte, NC

  • 2012 EXHIBITIONS


    SOLO - Karen Banker USA, One-Woman Show, Colorida Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

    Red Dot Miami in conjunction with Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL

    Landscapes & More, Arts on Main, Historic Downtown Gastonia, NC

    Public Glass 8th Annual Artist & Artisan Art Auction, San Francisco, CA

    Paint the Town, Arts on Main, Historic Downtown Gastonia, NC

    Art Expo New York in conjunction with the Architectural Digest Home Show, New York, NY

  • 2011 EXHIBITIONS


    SOLO - Resilience, One-Woman Show, The Loft Gallery, Lincolnton, NC

    Visual Harvest, Jeanne Rausch Gallery, Gaston College, Dallas, NC

    7th Annual Holiday Square Works Show, Providence Gallery, Charlotte, NC

    End of Year Juried Art Show, Arts on Main, Gastonia, NC

    A Natural View, Juried. Schiele Museum, Gastonia, NC

    Art with Heart, Jury Selected for Live Auction Program, United Family Services, Charlotte, NC

  • 2010 EXHIBITIONS


    6th Annual Holiday Square Works Show, Providence Gallery, Charlotte, NC

    Masters’ Mystery exhibit in conjunction with Art Basel Miami, Ritz-Carlton, Miami Beach, FL

    East Meets West: Appalachians to the Rockies, Gallery 317, Lincolnton, NC.

    James Harrill Memorial Wall of Art, Juried. Carolina Medical Center, Lincolnton, NC

  • 2009 EXHIBITIONS


    SOLO - Thought for Food, One-Woman Show, COSMOS Gallery, Charlotte, NC

    Two Broads and a Band, Two-Woman Show, Rusty’s Gallery, Lincolnton, NC

    Denver Art Trail, Juried. Lake Norman Gallery & Frameworks, Denver, NC

    Rethinking the Ordinary, Juried. LEDA Board Room Gallery, Lincolnton, NC

    LEDA Artists and Friends, Juried. St. Luke’s Exhibit Hall, Lincolnton, NC

  • 2008 EXHIBITIONS


    SOLO - Silent Prayers, One-Woman Show, Beet Gallery, NoDa Arts District, Charlotte, NC

    LEDA Artists Group Show, Juried. St. Luke’s Exhibit Hall, Lincolnton, NC

    LEDA Art Invitational ’08, Juried. LEDA Board Room Gallery, Lincolnton, NC

  • 2007 EXHIBITIONS


    SOLO - Vibrant Silence, One-Woman Show, Cochrane Gallery, Lincolnton, NC

    Art About Town, Invitational Public Art Exhibition, First Charter Bank, Lincolnton, NC

    Time Lost and Moments Ignored, Lake Norman Gallery & Frameworks, Denver, NC

  • 2006 EXHIBITIONS


    Denver Art Trail, Lake Norman Gallery & Frameworks, Denver, NC

    Paul Rhyne Annual Juried Art Competition, Cochrane Gallery, Lincolnton, NC - Award Recipient

    28th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show, Ghost Fleet Gallery, Nags Head, NC

  • 2005 EXHIBITIONS


    For Everyone and No One exhibit, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

    Masters’ Mystery exhibit in conjunction with Art Basel Miami, Ritz-Carlton, Miami Beach, FL

    The Glass Gallery Annual Juried Art Exhibit, Pembroke Pines, FL

  • PRESS COVERAGE


    2014

    Karen Banker, Artist Showcase Magazine, Spring edition

    Karen Banker, Artist Showcase Magazine, Winter edition

    2013

    Karen Banker, Feature Spread, Artist Showcase Magazine, Spring edition

    Karen Banker, Artist Showcase Magazine, Winter edition

    2012

    Karen Banker - February Featured Artist, Charlotte Viewpoint Art Magazine

    “Artist Shows Her Work in Portuguese Gallery”, Charlotte Observer, February.
    Visual Overture, February 15, 2012

    “Artist to be Featured at Portugal Exhibit”, Lincoln-Times News, February.

    “Portuguese Art Gallery Invites Lincoln County Artist”, Gaston Gazette, February.

    2011

    “Lofty Ideals —Artist Debuts New Work at The Loft Gallery”, Lincoln-Times News, March.

    2010

    “Gallery 317 Markets Artwork”, Lincoln-Times News, July.

    “Gallery 317 Features Work by Karen Banker”, Carolina Arts Magazine, June.

    “Art Mill Creates Space for Artists to Create”, Lincoln-Times News, May.

    2009

    “Art Invitational Focuses on Fine Art Photography”, Lincoln-Times News, July.

    “Art Show Debuts Friday”, Lincoln-Times News, January.

    2008

    “Art Stroll Planned for Downtown”, Lincoln-Times News, December.

    “LEDA Art Invitational a Success”, Lincoln-Times News, December.

    “Picture Gallery” Art Business News, October.

    “Winners Announced in Annual Photography Competition”, Charlotte Observer,
    September. “Storm at Bodie Island” by Banker named Runner-up.

    “Picture Galley” Art Business News, May.

    “The Process of Abstraction”, Creative Traces, Radio Program hosted by Dottie Moore. Featured Guest. April.

    “Gallery Lights”, Art World News Magazine, March.

    “One to Know: Artist Pursued Her Dream”, Lake Norman Times, January.

    2007

    “Banker to Debut in NoDa Arts District”, Lincoln Tribune, December.

    “Banker’s Work to be in Two Exhibits”, Charlotte Observer, November.

    “Artist Loves to Push Envelope”, Lincoln-Times News, November.

    “Works by Karen Banker”, Carolina Arts Magazine, November.

    “Calling All Art Lovers”, Sarah Paris blogspot, November.

    “County Winners’ Art Now on Display”, Lincoln-Times News, October.

    “Art Goes Outside the Gallery”, Lincoln-Times News, September.


    For archived press coverage email karen@karenbanker.com.