About

Karen Rubkiewicz is a multidisciplinary artist from Kamloops, B.C. Although her primary interest lies in oil painting, she practices other mediums such as watercolours, ink and film photography. In 2012 she graduated from the Visual College of Art and Design (VCAD), and continues to freelance in the field. Her main focus is to practice her creativity daily, while letting her personal style evolve naturally and show through her work. She currently resides in her hometown Kamloops B.C.

 

EXHIBITION HISTORY
Group

December 2017 – Small Works Show, Kamloops B.C.
March 2017 – Art Exposed Regional Exhibit, Kamloops B.C.
July 2016 – Oh Canada! Exhibiton, Kamloops B.C.
April 2013 – Glitz Entertainment Lab Art Show II, Vancouver B.C.
August 2012 – Sights and Sounds Art Collective, Vancouver B.C.
July 2012 – Inky Haze Art Show, Vancouver B.C.
March 2012 – Sights and Sounds Art Collective, Vancouver B.C.
August 2011 – Western Canada Summer Games, Kamloops B.C.
October 2010 – Heritage Grill, New Westminister B.C.
September 2010 – Century Night Club, Vancouver B.C.
Individual
December 2009 – Sagebrush Theatre, Kamloops B.C.
October 2009 – Aberdeen Mall, Kamloops B.C.
September 2009 – Extension Gallery, Kamloops B.C.
February 2009 – Extension Gallery, Kamloops B.C.

COMMISSIONS
October 2012 – Artwork for NEW MAFIA video, Vancouver B.C.
June 2012 – Mural at 2902 West Broadway, Vancouver B.C.

PRESS/INTERVIEWS
July 2012 – Consortium Gallery, Seattle WA
March 2009 – CFJC-TV Channel 7 News Papers
February 2009 – Kamloops Arts Council, Issue 9 Vol 1

WORK EXPERIENCE
October 2012 – Volunteer at Lab Art Show, Vancouver B.C.
June 2011 – Make and Take Projects Instructor, Kamloops B.C.

EDUCATION / WORKSHOPS
May 2017 – Plein Air Workshop with Tim Shumm
2012 –2014 – VCAD Graphic Design Diploma