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About the Artist

Karey Kessler is a Seattle, WA based artist. She received her B.A. in Fine Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, and her M.F.A. from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. She was a resident at the Vermont Studio Center in 2004.

Karey's work is in the flat files of the Pierogi Gallery (NYC) and is included in the books “The Map as Art,” by Kitty Harmon and “From Here to There: A Curious Collection From the Hand Drawn Map Association”. Her art is also published in the academic journal Imaginary Cartographies, English Language Notes 52.1 and was included in the symposium and exhibit: See-Through Maps: Maps that Lay Bare Their Point of View, Global Urban Humanities Initiative, (UC Berkely, CA).

Selected group shows include: Are We Where Yet? at A.I.R Gallery (Brooklyn, NY), You Aren’t Here: Artists’ Maps of Personal Spaces, Paper Hammer Gallery (Seattle, WA), Mapping: Memory and Motion at the Katonah Museum of Art (Katonah, NY), The Map as Art, at the Christopher Henry Gallery (NYC), and All Over The Map, at the Kohler Arts Center (Sheboygan, WI).

Information included above was provided by artist at the time of application.