Karen Johnson Wyatt's C.V.

Background & Education
  • Born a part of the baby boomer generation in New York City, NY - 1946

  • Attended Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Art Education - 1964-68

  • Attained a Master of Arts Degree in Media & Communications from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, OH - 1974-76

Art Teaching Experience
  • Private Fine Art Lessons in Oakland, CA & Baltimore, MD - 1981-present

  • Art Instructor at Lombard Junior High School in Baltimore, MD - 1968-72

  • Art Center Manager/Instructor- Mekeldin Student Union at Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD - 1974-76

  • Art Instructor at Skyline College in San Bruno, CA - 1990 & 1999-2000

  • Art Instructor at the Richmond Arts Center in Richmond, CA - Spring & Summer of 2000

  • Art Instructor/Specialist at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in San Francisco, CA - 2000-01

  • Art Instructor at the ASA Charter School in Oakland, CA - 2004

Commissions
  • City of Berkley, CA - Portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. street signs

  • City of Oakland, CA - Portrait of Mayor Lionel Wilson

National Exhibits & Festivals
  • Represented by Solango Gallery in the Black Fine Art Shows held in New York and Chicago - 1999

  • Represented by Griffin Galleries in the Black Fine Art Show in Soho, NY - 2006

  • Marin Fine Art Festival in Marin, CA - 1999 & 2007-08

  • Featured visual artist at the Moterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, CA

  • Featured visual artist at KCSM Jazz on the Hill in San Mateo, CA

  • Featured artist at several national conventions including National Urban League, Black Lawyers Association, National Medical Association, & Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. conventions

Selected Group & One Woman Exhibits
  • Morris Mechanic Theatre - Baltimore, MD - 1973

  • Reflection Gallery - Washington, DC - 1974

  • Earth ’N Arts - Oakland, CA - 1977

  • Brockman Gallery - Los Angeles, CA - 1978

  • United Bank of California - Emeryville, CA - 1978

  • Ivey’s - Oakland, CA - 1979

  • Livingston - San Francisco, CA - 1989

  • Dock of the Bay - Berkeley, CA - 1981

  • Grand Oak Gallery - Oakland, CA - 1982

  • Crown Zellerbach - San Francisco, CA - 1983

  • New College - San Francisco, CA - 1984

  • DeSilva’s Gallery - San Jose, CA - 1985

  • Mayor’s Office - Oakland, CA - 1987

  • Friends of the Arts Gallery - Carmel, CA - 1991

  • Kalda Gallery - Berkeley, CA - 1992

  • Tower Fine Art Gallery - Oakland, CA - 1992

  • Sunrise Fine Art Gallery - San Francisco, CA - 1994

  • Douglass Arts - Vallejo, CA - 1995

  • Post Gallery - Oakland, CA - 1996

  • International Home Gallery - Jamaica, NY - 1997

  • La Belle Galerie - New Orleans, LA - 1998

  • Shamwari Gallery - Piedmont, CA - 1999

  • ColorGraphics - San Francisco, CA - 2000

  • DeJardenia - Oakland, CA - 2001-04

  • New College - San Francisco, CA - 2002

  • Richmond Art Center - Richmond, CA - 2002-03

  • African American Historical Society - SF, CA - 2002

  • JoySmith Gallery - Memphis, TN - 2002

  • International Portfolio Gallery - Orlando, FL - 2002-07

  • Langston Hughes Gallery - Corona, NY - 2003

  • Royal Grounds Gallery - Monclair, CA - 2003

  • Raphael’s - El Cerrito, CA - 2004

  • Sunrise Gallery - Oakland, CA - 2004

  • Griffin Galleries - Chicago, IL - 2004-07

  • Artistic Treasures - Los Angeles, CA - 2004-07

  • Dean Brownstone Gallery - Brooklyn, NY - 2005-07

  • Gwen Ovid Art Gallery - Oakland, CA - 2005-07

  • Joyce Gordon Gallery - Oakland, CA - 2005

  • Let’s Frame It - Oakland, CA - 2005

  • Simmons Gallery - Harlem, NY - 2006-09

  • Mahogany Exchange - Baltimore, MD - 2008

  • Joyce Gordon Gallery - Oakland, CA - 2011

  • SEIU - Washington, DC - 2012

  • Eubie Blake Gallery - Baltimore, MD - 2012-13

  • The Moore Law Firm - Baltimore, MD - -2013

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Baltimore, MD

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