Blog Index
The journal that this archive was targeting has been deleted. Please update your configuration.

Resume 

EDUCATION

Sept. 2012 Simon Kogan sculpture workshop in Florence, Italy
2004-2009 Simon Kogan workshops in bas-relief sculpture, portraits, and the figure
2007 Scottsdale Artist Workshop: anatomy and figure drawing
1996-2000 Simon Kogan workshops in sculpting, life modeling, and mold making
1976 California State University Fullerton: Elementary Teaching Credential
1976 California State University Fullerton: BA, Art
1973 Fullerton College, CA: AA, Art

ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2014 Los Angeles Religious Education Congress
2006 Coast Hills Church Gallery, Aliso Viejo, CA

INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2013 "Karen Schmidt & Lalo Garcia; Cultural Comments," CBU Art Gallery, Riverside, CA
2012 Loveland Sculpture Invitational, Loveland, CO
2007 First Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Bluebird ArtHouse, Whittier, CA

JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2008-2009 "Succour: Gifts of Support and Solace," Orange and Garden Grove, CA
2008 "Annual Entertainments and Arts," Los Angeles, CA
2007 "Who do you say that I am?" Bushnell, IL
2006-2007 "Dawn to Dawn...Journeys Through Pain to Freedom," traveling exhibition to Orange,
Riverside,San Juan Capistrano, Irvine, CA and Fremont, NE
2006 "Made in California," City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA
2005 "72nd Annual Exhibition," National Sculpture Society Exhibition, New York City, NY, and Brookgreen Gardens, NC in 2006
2005 "Confessing Tongues: God revealed through multiculturalism," Orange, CA and Concordia University, Irvine, CA
2005 "Embracing the Gift," CIVA Exhibition, Azusa, CA
1996 Childhood's End Gallery, Olympia, WA

AWARDS

2014 Second Place Award, Manhattan Arts, "Healing Power of Art" for "Bound"
2011 Award of Excellence, Upstream People Gallery: for "Holy Family"; Special Recognition for "Jacob Wrestling with the Angel," Madonna of Compassion," "Mary and Elizabeth," and "Return of the Prodigal Son (after Rembrandt)"
2007 Bene Honorable Mention, Visual Arts Awards: Sacred Art, Ministry and Liturgy, for "Holy Family"
2006 Honorable Mention, People's Choice, "Made in California" juried exhibition, City of Brea Gallery,CA, for "Ugandan Girl"
2006 Bene Award, Visual Arts Awards: Sacred Art, Ministry and Liturgy, for "Mary & Elizabeth"

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Lake Oswego, Oregon
Laguna Niguel, California
Victoria, Australia
Puyallup, Washington
Indianapolis, Indiana
Costa Mesa, California
San Diego, California
Jacksonville, Florida

COMMISSIONS

2014 "Resurrected Christ" for Presence Health, Chicago, IL
2014 "St. Jude" 3/4 life size for St. Jude Hospital, Fullerton, CA
2013 "St. Francis & St. Clare" 3/4 life size for Franciscan Renewal Center, Scottsdale, AZ
2012 "Holy Family" 3/4-life-size for St. Thomas More Church, Paducha, KY
2010 "Madonna of Compassion" for St. Mary's Hospital, Richmond, VA
2008 "Return of the Prodigal Son (after Rembrandt)" for Doug and Debra Bassett,Laguna Hills, CA
2008 "Holy Family" 1/2 life size for St. Pius X Catholic Church, Montville, NJ
2007 "Harold Richards" for the Newport Mesa Half-Way House, Costa Mesa, CA
2005 "Crucifix" for Laura Alvord, Fullerton, CA
2005 "Mary and Elizabeth" for the Elizabeth House, Phoenix, AZ
2003 "Ecstasy on Ice" for Karen Broostrom, given to Brittania Broostrom, in Puyallup, WA
2001 "Towel Banner" for the Eucharistic chapel at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Sumner, WA
2000 "Corpus" for the crucifix at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Sumner, WA
1998 "Vietnamese Girl" for Central Christian Church, Mesa, AZ, given to Joy Lawson
1997 "Maasai Mother and Child" for South Hill Christian Church, given to Tim andDebbie Doty

PUBLICATIONS (PRINT & WEB)

2012 Featured in Biola University’s Year of the Arts film documentary, La Mirada, CA www.biola.edu/yota
2012 CIVA (Christians in the Visual Arts) featured artist photos www.civa-artists.ning.com/photo
2012 Featured Artist in ArtMatters, an online publication by Artist Career Training www.artistcareertraining.com/karen-schmidt
2011-12 “13th Annual Judeo-Christian Online International Art Exhibition” www.upstreampeoplegallery.com/archive
2011-12 "Doing Good Work." Pastoral Liturgy, January/ February 2015.