Karen J Revis Studio

Karen J Revis is a New York City based artist

who is driven by process and materials. 

She explores mark making using monotypes, lithographs, etchings, linoleum cuts, collagraphs and papermaking. 

She studied Fine Art at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. 

She was a recipient of the Robert Blackburn Workshop SIP Fellowship in 2018.  She has attended residencies at The Morgan Paper Conservatory, Cleveland,OH; BACAS, Teggiano Itlay; Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring MD.; The Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale NY and Henry Street Settlement, NY, NY.  Her work is featured in The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient Medium by Joanne Mattera (Watson-Guptill Publications).



AHRC, New York, NY
Art Specialist

  • working with adult artists with disabilities to express themselves through the creative process.

  • Organizing outside activities that relate to art

  • Finding venues for art exhibits.

  • An advocate for artists with disabilities



Teacher - 3 hr Papermaking Workshop

2020 - SVA Art Ed Class

2019 - SVA Art Ed Class

2018 - Oberlin College Art Department  

Residencies and Fellowships

2019 Morgan Paper Conservatory / Papermaking and printmaking

2018 Robert Blackburn SIP Fellowship / Printmaking

2018 BACAS Italy  / Drawing

2014 Pyramid Atlantic / Papermaking  and Printmaking

2014 Women’s Studio Workshop / Papermaking

1996 Artist in Residence, Henry Street Settlement / Painting

Group Exhibitions

2019 Artfare NADA Miami

2019 Robert Blackburn Workspace SIP Fellow Exhibit, New York, NY

2019 A Response to 45, Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

2019 Pasado y Presente: Art After the Young Lords, The Loisaida Center, New York, NY

2018 New Prints/2018, IPCNY NY NY

2018 Repetition/Singularity, @gitlerand  Gallery

2017 More Women in the Art World, Or Does it Explode,  Brooklyn, NY

2017 Light in the Dark, Sears Peyton Gallery, New York, NY

2017 3rd Annual Hand Pulled Prints: The Current Practice in Printmaking , Site: Brooklyn, NY

2017 Inside/Outside, Kaller Fine Arts, Washington D.C.

2017 100 Works, Electropositive, Brooklyn NY

2017 At a Languorous Place, Sears Peyton, New York, NY

2012 Float, Sears Peyton Gallery. New York, NY

2009 Open Your Arms to the Sun, Sears Peyton Gallery, New York, NY

2005 Rigorous Fun, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY, 

2005 Bakers Dozen, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY

2004 Summer Exhibition, Bruno Marina Gallery

2003 26th Small Works Show Exhibit, 80 Washington Square Gallery, New York, NY

2002 Enkaustikos: Wax as a Contemporary Medium Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1999  Size Matters, GAle GAtes et al, Brooklyn, NY

1999 Unguarded, Soho20 Gallery, New York, NY

1999 An Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, GAle GAtes et al, Brooklyn, NY

1998 Food: Nourishment for the Soul Face to Face, Impact Gallery, Rochester, NY

1997 Artist in Residence Open Studio, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY

1996 Art Exhibit: Out of Print, Pratt Institute Library, Brooklyn, NY

1996 Sankofa 3, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Gallery, New York, NY

1995 Young Artist Rally, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Gallery, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2011 Lucid, Sears Peyton Gallery, New York, NY

2000 Inroads, Incisions: Recent Encaustic Works, HEREArt, New York, NY

Two-Person Exhibitions

2003 Karen J. Revis and Sara Sizer, Harry Simon Gallery, Morristown, NJ

1999 Small, Medium, Large, Skirt Showroom, New York, NY


2019 - Present Creative Conversation Critiques  Member - Robert Blackburn Workspace

2018 - Present  Board Member - Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

2018  Juror - WSW Artist's Book Residency panel - January 2018 cycle


1995 Lorenzetti Travel Grant (for extensive travel and art studies in Italy)

1994 Pratt in Tuscany, Italy Studio Program Scholarship


2017 BG Magazine 083 Denim Issue

2001 The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient Medium of Pigmented Wax(Paperback) by Joanne Mattera, Watson-Guptill Publications


1995 BFA Painting, minor Art Education, Pratt Institute of the Arts, Brooklyn, NY


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