Kari Gatzke

Kari Gatzke

Lives and works in LaVerne, CA


1998 – 2000 MFA, Painting, Yale University, New Haven, CT

1990 – 1992 BFA, Painting, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1988 – 1990 Studies in Paining and Sculpture, Parsons School of Design, NY


2020 “Brush Against”, University of Redlands Art Gallery, Redlands, CA

2013 “I Think We’re Ready to go to the Next Sequence”, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

2012 “In the Round”, Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts, Holyoke, MA

2010 “Maverick Mechanisms”, Paper City Studios, Holyoke, MA

2009 “HHORRRAUTICA 4:CRYPTO,”Parsons Hall Project Space, Holyoke, MA

“Pulp Science Fiction”, Paper City Studios, Holyoke, MA

2008 “Event One”, Parsons Hall Project Space, Holyoke, MA

2003 “Druid: Wood as a Superconductor,” Space 101, Brooklyn, NY

2002 “The Omega Manual,” Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

2000 MFA Thesis Show, A&A Gallery, New Haven, CT

1999 “Disquietly Encased in Skin,” Contemporary Arts Collective, Las Vegas, NV

1999 Norfolk Exhibition, Norfolk, CT

1998 First Year Graduate Show, A&A Gallery, New Haven, CT


2012 BIG RED AND SHINY, October 18, 2012, Review by Samuel Rowlett

“The Pioneers, The Victory, The Spoils”

2013 The Republican, January 2, 2013” Review by Sandra Diaz,

“Holyoke’s Victory Theater Becomes Canvas for Local Artists”


2000 Helen W. Winternitz Award for Painting, Yale University