Resume

Steel Storage Tanks Near Dacono
© Karen Lynn Link, Steel Storage Tanks Near Dacono, acrylic on canvas, 9” x 12”.

Education

Master of Fine Arts - Painting, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2007
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Painting and Drawing, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, 2000
Bachelor of Arts - Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1987
Other Education - Art Students League of Denver, instructor: Scott Greenig, Denver, CO, 1996, and
Colorado Institute of Art, instructors: Quang Ho, John Suh, and Lee Milman, Denver, CO, 1990

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)

2004-2003

Louisville Art Association, Sponsor, Louisville, CO, Art in Public Places

2002

Archibold & Maxwell Fine Art Gallery and Studios, Englewood, CO, Celestial Dust Bunnies: New Work by Karen Lynn Link

 

Foothills Art Center, Sponsor, Centennial, CO, Burt Lincoln Mercury Exhibition

2001

Dean the Printer Gallery, Denver, CO, Holidays 2000

2000

Dean the Printer Gallery, Denver, CO, Dear Diary — A Unitopian’s Psychological Aversion to Time

 

University of Colorado, Fine Art Gallery, Denver, CO, Dear Diary — A Unitopian’s Psychological Aversion to Time

1999

Dean the Printer Gallery, Denver, CO, Night Gallery

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group Exhibitions (Selected)

2013

Affordable Arts Festival, Inc and the Arapahoe Community College Foundation, Littleton, CO, Affordable Arts Festival

2012

Affordable Arts Festival, Inc and the Arapahoe Community College Foundation, Littleton, CO, Affordable Arts Festival

2011

Lowry Conference Center, Denver, CO, Colorado Community College System State Art Faculty Exhibition

2010

The Fine Art Gallery, Colorado State University, Pueblo, CO, Regional Community College Art Exhibition

 

Spark Gallery, Denver, CO, New Paintings

2009

First Plymouth Congregational Church, Englewood, CO

2008

First Plymouth Congregational Church, Englewood, CO

 

Visual and Performing Arts Gallery, Front Range Community College, Westminster, CO, In a New Light: A Celebration of Women Artists

2007

The Fine Art Gallery, Colorado State University, Pueblo, CO, Colorado State University MFA Thesis Show

 

Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

2006

President’s House Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Presidents Show, Invitational, curated by Linda Frickman

2005

Sliding Door Gallery, Denver, CO, Earth Air Water Fire

 

Sliding Door Gallery, Denver, CO, Grand Opening

 

Curfman Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Juried, There/Almost There

2004

City of Arvada, Arvada, CO, Arvada Harvest Festival

 

Colorado Art Expo, Tamarac Square, Denver, CO

 

Colorado Art Festival, Pavilions, Denver, CO

 

Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO, Holiday Art Market

 

Larimer Square Arts Association, Denver, CO La Piazza dell’ Arte

 

Foothills Art Center II,Golden, CO, Two Painters: Terre Lane and Karen Lynn Link

2003

Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO, Art Instructors at Foothills Art Center

 

Arvada Art Studio Tour, Arvada, CO

 

Colorado Art Expo, Convention Center, Denver, CO

 

Delta Dental Plans of Colorado, Denver, CO, Holiday Card Competition & Exhibition

 

Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO, Holiday Art Market

 

Larimer Square Arts Association, Denver, CO, La Strada dell’ Arte 2003

 

Foothills Art Center, CO, Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Committee Exhibition

 

Louisville Art Association, CO, September in Pictures, SCFD 15th Anniversary

2002

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO, Artists of the Arvada Art Studio Tour

 

Arvada Art Studio Tour, Arvada, CO

 

The Lakewood Arts Council, Westminster City Hall, CO, Art on the Edge

 

Louisville Art Association, Louisville, CO, Member's Art & Craft Show

2001

The Art Guild, Denver, CO, The Art Guild at Java Creek

 

Louisville Art Association, Louisville, CO, Member's Art & Craft Show

2000

Dean the Printer Gallery, Denver, CO, A Feminine Perspective

1998

NewSed Inc., sponsored by University of Colorado, Denver, CO, The Big Art Show

 

Spark Gallery, Denver, CO, Open Show

 

Louisville Art Association, Louisville, CO, Thank You Show

 

Courtyard at the Marriott Hotel, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, UCD Student Show

1995

Louisville Art Association, Louisville, CO, Generations: A Mother and Daughter Show

 

Alternative Arts Alliance, Denver, CO, Open Show

 

23rd Street Gallery, Denver, CO, Open Show

 

Louisville Art Association, CO, 10th Annual Louisville Art Association National Art Festival

1994

Broomfield Council on the Arts & Humanities, CO, 12th Annual Fine Art Show

 

Louisville Art Association, Louisville, CO, Member's Art & Craft Show

 

Louisville Art Association, Louisville, CO, Spring Members Show

1992

Alternative Arts Alliance, Denver, CO, Open Show

1990

Alternative Arts Alliance, Denver, CO, Open Show

1989

Alternative Arts Alliance, Denver, CO, Open Show

 

    

    
    
    
    
    
    
       
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
  

 

 

 

Faculty Exhibitions

2011–2008

Front Range Community College, Visual and Performing Arts Gallery, Westminster, CO, Art Faculty Exhibition

 

Teaching and Professional Experience (Selected)

2011-2008

Front Range Community College, Westminster, CO, Instructor

2006

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Instructor

2007-2004

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Teaching Assistant

2003

Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO, Art Instructor

2001-1999

Dean the Printer Gallery, Denver, CO, Gallery Director

1999    

Ron Judish Fine Arts, Denver, CO, Intern

1997-1996

National Center for Atmospheric Research, Public Art Program, Boulder, CO, Juror

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Memberships

since 1997

Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

since 2008

DAM Contemporaries, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

2012-2009

Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO

2011-1994

Louisville Art Association, Louisville, CO

2010–2007

College Art Association, New York, NY

2008

The Lab at Belmar, Lakewood, CO

2007-2004

Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO

2005

Sliding Door Gallery Cooperative, Denver, CO

2004

Association for Contemporary Art, Denver, CO

2003

Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO, Ad Hoc Committee Member

 

Louisville Art Association, CO, Board Member

2003-2002

Arvada Art Studio Tour, CO, Board Member

2001

The Art Guild, Denver, CO

1995-1989

Alternative Arts Alliance, Denver, CO