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SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2022    The Drawing Rooms' The Art Project, The Oakman, Jersey City, NJ
2018    Continuing the Conversation, solo exhibit, Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ
            Karen Starrett:Inside Out, Brodsky Gallery, Chauncey Conference Ctr, Princeton, NJ
2017    #sixof2minds: Karen Starrett / Maddy Cohen, Monmouth County Arts, Red Bank, NJ   2016    Karen Starrett / Colleen Lineberry: Reciprocity, 211 Broad Gallery, Red Bank, NJ
2014    Karen Starrett Paintings, Frederick Gallery, Spring Lake, NJ
2013    Karen Starrett Paintings, Oyster Point Hotel, Red Bank, NJ
            Karen Starrett Paintings, Brodsky Gallery, Chauncey Conference Center, Princeton, NJ
2010    Karen Starrett / Arlene Mollow, Pier Village Art Gallery, Long Branch, NJ
2009    Karen Starrett Paintings, Johnson & Johnson Headquarters, New Brunswick, NJ
            Karen Starrett: Strange Praise, Mattison Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021    Looking Forward, Carter Burden Gallery, NYC Nancy Azara, juror 
           The Art Alliance 34th Annual Juried Exhibition, Red Bank, NJ, Alison Van Denend, 
           Assistant Curator, Montclair Art Museum
           Reverse Engineering, ProArts Gallery, Jersey City, N
           New Normal, The Payne Gallery, Movarvian University, Bethlehem, PA
           Salon des Refuses, ProArts Gallery, Jersey City, NJ P.E.Pinkman, curator
           Drawing Challenge XVIII, Jason McCoy Gallery online, NYC
           My Year in Quarantine, Art Alliance Gallery, Red Bank, NJ
           Group Show 3, SHRINE Digital Exhibition in The Empty Gallery, NYC
           Les Femmes Folles: Feminists Connect, virtual art exhibit
           Noyes Museum Signature Artist exhibit, Atlantic City, NJ
           Hammond Museum, juried April exhibition, Bibiana Matheis, curator
2020    Women Celebrate Women, El Barrio's Art Space PS109, NYC
           JAM at MAM, Montclair Art Museum online, Montclair, NJ
           The Corona Sidestep: A Virtual Exhibition,
http://joannematteraartblog.blogspot.com
           41st Annual State Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
           Art Jam, Hudson Guild online, NYC
           Art In Time of Pandemic part-2, http://joannematteraartblog.blogspot.com
           Packard Group National Exhibition, Vermillion, SD
2019    Art & Healing, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
           Abstract Interpretations, Guild for Creative Arts, Shrewsbury, NJ
2018    The Earth Speaks, The Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge, NJ
           Expressions of Clinician Well Being Digital Art Gallery, National Academy of Medicine,
                   https://nam.edu/expressclinicianwellbeing
           Color, The Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ
           Center of Visual Arts Gallery, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ
           Spring Fever, All Things Local, Red Bank, NJ
           Noyes Signature Artist Exhibit, Noyes Museum of Art, Hammonton, NJ
           Optimism, The Peg Williams Gallery, Dover, NJ
2017    Collage, Art Alliance, Red Bank, NJ Liz Mitchell, Juror
           Black Box, boeckercontemporary traveling show: Künstlerhaus Saar,
                  Las Grand Atelier, Faux-Mouvement, Casino Luxembourg
           The Reveal: Five Artists Put It On The Wall, the gallery@33Monmouth, Red Bank, NJ
           The Color of Energy, The Energy of Color, Firehouse Gallery, Orange, NJ
           Personal Renaissance, Belskie Museum of Art and Science, Closter, NJ
2016    Celebration, Mulberry Street Public Library, NYC
           Twelve Abstract Artists, Axelrod Theater Gallery, Deal, NJ
           Perspectives in Nature, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
           Saving Trees, Belskie Museum, Closter, NJ
           State of the Art 2016, Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ
           Postcards from the Edge, Visual Aids Benefit, Sikkema Jenkins, NYC
2015    A Little Wax, Invitational, Arts Guild NJ, Rahway, NJ  Douglas Ferrari, curator
           Childhood Memories, Zufall Health, Dover, NJ
           Mixed Media Paintings, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
           Metro31, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ, Evan Brownstein, curator         
           Healing Through Art: A Collaboration Exhibition, Rutgers University, NJ
2014    Inner Reflections: 3-Person Exhibit, Studio on Madison, Dumont, NJ
           Autumn, Central Jersey Blood Center, Shrewsbury, NJ
           Voices and Visions, The Art Center, Highland Park, Illinois    
           Honoring Summer, Invitational, The Center for Visual Arts Gallery, Brookdale 
                   Community College, Lincroft, NJ,  Marie Maber, curator 
           Signs and Symbols, Heaven Art Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ, Dennis Carroll, juror
           Eclectic Aesthetics, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
           Ellarslie Open XXXI, Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ, Kelly Baum, Ph.D., juror
           Visions of the Mind, HUB-Robeson Galleries, Penn State University, PA
           Unusual Art, Invitational, Belskie Museum, Closter, NJ
2013    All Cut Up, Downstairs Art Gallery, Carter Burden Center, NYC, Liz Curtin, curator
           Color Power, Heaven Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ, Dennis Carroll, juror
           34th Annual Juried Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ,   
           Violence, Philadelphia Inquirer Bldg., SSP Gallery, Conshohocken, PA
           Women, Karl Drerup Art Gallery, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH,
                  Saisha M. Grayson, curator
           Abstract Expressions, ABstract EXpressions Gallery, Mount Holly, NJ,
                  James Kent, curator

AWARDS / GRANTS / CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2019    Curator, Art & Healing:expressions of trauma and gratitude,
                  Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
2017    Honorable Mention, Art Salon Annual, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
2016    Speaker, Creative Aging Training Institute, The Creative Center, NY, NY
2014    Curator, More, Art Alliance Gallery, Red Bank, NJ,
2013    Signature Artist, Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ
2012    Best in Show, Art Alliance Annual Exhibition, Red Bank, NJ
2011    Artist-in-Residence, Creative Aging Training Institute, Creative Center, NY, NY
2010    Inductee, The National Association of Women Artists, NY, NY
2009    Painting Award, Monmouth County Arts Council, Red Bank, NJ
2008    Artist Grant, The Puffin Foundation, Teaneck, NJ
           Sculpture Award, Monmouth Museum Annual Exhibition, Red Bank, NJ

PRESS
2022   The Fourth River: A Journal of Nature and Place-based writing, published by the the
           Chatham University MFA program
2020   Iris Literary Journal, Assure Press, summer 2020 Cover Art
2019   Expressions of Clinician Well Being, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM),
           October 2019 Cover Art
2014   A View from the Easel, Hyperallergic blog
2011   Doorway to Healing, Cure Magazine
           Blood and Thunder: Musings on the Art of Medicine, The University of Oklahoma
                College of Medicine
2000   Figurative Testimonials, Heal Magazine

TEACHING
2019 - 2021          Monmouth County Park System, Teaching Artist for people w/dementia
2012 - present      Creative Aging Arts, LLC - Art Workshops for Older Adults
2015                    Princeton Arts Council, Art Workshop for Caregivers,
                           Princeton Art Museum, Docent

EDUCATION   
B.A. Art Education Honors, Douglass Collage, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Art New England, Bennington, VT
Painting Workshops, Grace Graupe-Pillard, Middletown, NJ
UPSIDING, Sculpture Alliance, NYC on-line workshops
ACCESS Programing for People with Dementia, The Jewish Museum NYC, on-line workshops

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 
Noyes Museum of Art
Pro Arts Jersey City
The Hammond Museum
Monmouth County Arts Council
The Guild for Creative Arts