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 Art Exhibition History

BFA with Honors, Pratt Institute



2022       "Circus Lives: Hovering Above, Balancing Below", Hoboken Historical Museum, Jan-Feb, Hoboken, NJ

2019      "Dances of Love - An Ode to Margaret Craske", 92nd St. Y, Cecchetti Ballet Panel & Performances, October, NYC

2017      "Still Smoldering: Reflections of 9/11", Orange County Firefighters Museum, September, Montgomery, NY

2017      "Ruins of War", Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, Gallery I, September 1- October 13, Poughkeepsie, NY

2017      "Circus Lives", Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center, Gallery II, September 1 - October 13, Poughkeepsie, NY

2017      "The Animal Kingdom", Adriance Memorial Library, July 6 - August 6, Poughkeepsie, NY

2017      "Heroes, Muses and Inspirations", 911 Emergency Services Building, February 24 - April 20, Goshen, NY

2016      "From Gravity to Grace:Art of the Circus", Albert Wisner Public Library, November, Warwick, NY

2016      "Still Smoldering: Reflections of 9/11", Orange County Firefighters Museum, September, Montgomery, NY

2016      "The Animal Kingdom, According to Karen E. Gersch", Westport Public Library, January 8 - March 27, Westport, CT

2015      "Still Smoldering: Reflections of 9/11", Orange Country Firefighters Museum, September, Montgomery, NY

2014      "The Art of Physical Comedy", Celebration Barn Theater, June, South Paris, ME

2014      "Still Smoldering: Reflections of 9/11, Orange County Firefighters Museum, September, Montgomery, NY

2013/2014 ""Karen E. Gersch", The Gallery, Krystallpalast Variete Theatre, November - March, Leipzig, GERMANY

2013       "Hovering Above, Balancing Below", Latchis Gallery, February - April, Brattleboro, VT

2012       "Art of the Circus", Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, September - October, Brattleboro, VT

2012       "Four Days/120 Drawings", Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, February, Brattleboro, VT

2007       "CIRCUScenes: Art of the Circus", AYCO Festival, University of Illinois, Normal, IL

2005       "From Sequins to Sawdust: Art of the Circus", Enderlin Gallery, Roxbury, NY

1997       "CIRCUScenes", Quick Center for the Arts Gallery, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

1997       "Jugglers: Giants & Geniuses", IJA 50th Anniversary Festival, Robert Morris College Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

1996       "Sketches: Splinters & Shards" (in collaboration with Matthew Nash Dance Co.) Clark Studio Gallery, Lincoln Center, NY

1988       "CIRCUS!", Somerstown Gallery, Somers, NY

1984       "Janis Brenner & Co.", the Nikolai-Louis Foundation for Dance, NYC, NY

1982       "Lines, Pastels & Painted Pieces", Theatre Guinevere Gallery, NYC, NY

1979       "Les Bouffons", Au Quartier Libre Gallery, Montreal, CANADA


2022    "Farm to Table: the Bounty of Beacon & Beyond", Howland Cultural Center, Apri-May, Beacon, NY *Curator, Artist

2021     "Traveling Folk: Worlds Explored", Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY, October *Curator, Contributing Artist

2021     "New York Modern Maker's Market", Pete & Toshi Seeger Riverfront, May 22 & 23, Beacon, NY

2020     "Together for Art" Virtual Art Exhibit, August - October, Orange County Arts Council

2020     "Black Renaissance Festival Art Exhibit", Ann St. Gallery, September - November, Newburgh, NY

2019     "Unprecedented Change: Artists Respond to Climate Change", Create Community Gallery, Cold Spring, NY

2019     "Music~A Visual Perspective", Orange Hall Gallery, August - October, SUNY Middletown, NY *Curator, Contributing Artist

2019     "Nature: Art inspired by eARTh, Goshen Music Hall, July - October, Goshen, NY

2019     "Hello, Neighbor":Collaborative Immersive Art Experience, Garrison Arts Center, June, Garrison, NY

2019     "Oh My Gosh!" Pete Seeger Centennial Celebration Exhibit, Howland Cultural Center, May, Beacon, NY

2019     "Water, the Master of Disguise", Albert Wisner Public Library, February, Warwick, NY

2018     "Abstract: No Boundaries", Orange Hall Gallery, August - October, SUNY Orange, Middletown, NY

2018     "The Art of Balance", Howland Cultural Center, June - August, Beacon, NY  *Curator, Contributing Artist

2017     "War in the Arts: Redeeming Spirits", Orange Hall Gallery, November, SUNY Orange, Middletown, NY *Curator, Artist

2017     "Art in the Loft", Millbrook Vineyards & Winery, June - November, Millbrook, NY

2017     "Circus Arts on the Move", 50th Anniversary Folklife Festival, July, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

2017     "Open Studio Group Show", Chris Davison Gallery at Regal Bag Factory, May, Newburgh, NY

2017     "Keys to My Heart: Unlock Your Passion", Goshen Art League, February - March, Goshen Music Hall, Goshen, NY

2017     "Line & Design", Arts Mid-Hudson Gallery, January - February, Poughkeepsie, NY

2017     "100! 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage", Howland Cultural Center, March, Beacon, NY

2016/2017   "Inspired by Nature: Plein Air & Beyond", Blue Hill Cultural Center, November - April, Pearl River, NY

2016     "River of Dreams: Janis Brenner & Dancers", Kaufman Dance Studio, September, The Julliard School, NYC, NY

2016     "BIRDS: Enduring Feathered Creatures", Orange Hall Gallery, August - October, SUNY Orange, Middletown, NY

2016     "Artists for Soup" Arts Event, Vassar College Gallery, November, Poughkeepsie, NY

2016     "Webster's Picturenary: Art Inspired by Literature", Goshen Music Hall, April - June, Goshen, NY

2016     "Historic Preservation of New Paltz Art Show", Elting Memorial Library, April - May, New Paltz,NY *First Place:Mixed Media

2015     "This Is My Country", Albert Wisner Public Library, Feb - March, Warwick, NY

2015     "Voices: Art that Speaks Out",Mindy Ross Gallery, Kaplan Hall, August - September, SUNY Newburgh, Newburgh, NY

2015     "Women and Impressionistic Painting", Crawford Gallery of Fine Art, August, Pine Bush, NY

2015     "Women Artists of the Hudson Valley", Howland Cultural Center, March, Beacon, NY

2014     "Aerial Grace & Altered Views",  Duo Show with Pam Rouleau, Wilton Public Library, September-October, Wilton, CT

2013/2014    "Art Spa NY: Creative Arts Therapists 7th Annual Exhibition", CAT Center, November - January, Brooklyn, NY

2012     "American Pastoral: A Landscape Show", Carriage Barn Gallery, October-November, New Canaan, CT

2012     "Apocalypse", Bau Gallery, August - September, Beacon, NY

2011     "Circus Lives", The Waterfront Museum, May - June, Brooklyn, NY   *Curator, Contributing Artist

2011     "The Verge of Spring", Blueberry Music and Art House, March, Greenwich, CT

2011     "Creatures of the Deep", The Waterfront Museum, February - April, Brooklyn, NY  * Curator, Contributing Artist

2010     "FARM", Carriage Barn Gallery, October - December, New Canaan Society for the Arts, New Canaan, CT

2009     "Art from the Circus", Riverspace Arts Center, July - August, Nyack, NY

2009     "A Hudson River Arts Map Installation", Edward Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY

2008     "Images de Cirque" International Galerie, Cirque Phenix, Paris, FRANCE

2007     "From Gravity to Grace: Art of the Circus", Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT *Curator, Contributing Artist

2006     "Pinned to the Wall", Gallery 402, Organization of Independent Artists, NYC, NY

2006     "The Salon Show", St. Francis College, Organization of Independent Artists, Brooklyn, NY

2005     "Dusty Glory: The Circus in American Art", Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, MA

1997     "Nouveau Artistes Exposition", Grand Hotel Concorde, Lyons, FRANCE

1991     "Three Artists/Recent Works", Ward-Lawrence Gallery, NYC, NY

1991     "Emerging Artists", Wetherholt Gallery, Washington, DC

1988     "Dreams: Chagall's & Others", American Institute for Creative Living, Staten Island, NY

1988     "The Nude", Apple Gallery, Woodstock, NY

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