SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2018  Continuing the Conversation, The Gurnin Center for the Arts,
                Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ
           Karen Starrett: Inside Out, Solo Exhibit, Educational
                Testing Service, Princeton, NJ
2017  #sixof2minds, Karen Starrett + Maddy Cohen, Monmouth
                County Arts Council Gallery, Red Bank, NJ      
2016   Reciprocity, 211 Broad Gallery, Red Bank, NJ
2014   Karen Starrett PAINTINGS, Frederick Gallery, Spring Lake, NJ
2013   Karen Starrett Paintings, Oyster Point Hotel, Red Bank, NJ
           Karen Starrett Paintings, Brodsky Gallery, Educational
                Testing Systems, Princeton, NJ
2010   Starrett & Mollow, Pier Village Art Gallery,  Long Branch, NJ
2009   Karen Starrett: Paintings, Johnson & Johnson Headquarters
               New Brunswick, NJ
          
AWARDS/GRANTS/CURATING
2019    Curator, Art & Healing:expressions of trauma and gratitude,
            Monmouth Museum, NJ
2017    New Brunswick Art Salon 2017 Annual- Honorable Mention
2016    Panel Speaker for Creative Aging Training Institute, The
            Creative Center, NYC
2014    Curator - The More Exhibit, The Art Alliance Gallery, NJ
2013    Accepted to the Noyes Museum Signature Artist
            Award in Sculpture, ABstract EXpressions Gallery, Mt.Holly, NJ
2012    Best in Show Award, Art Alliance, NJ Annual Statewide Exhibit
2011    NEA Recipient from the Creative Center - for Creative Aging 
                  Institute, NY
2010    Inducted into The National Association of Women Artists, NY
2009    Monmouth County Arts Council Awards
2008    The Puffin Foundation Grant
             Best in Show Award--Sculpture, The Monmouth Museum, 
                    State Annual Exhibit

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020    
Montclair Art Museum, JAM at MAM
41st Annual State Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
Women Celebrating Women, El Barrio Art Space PS109, NYC
Hudson Guild Art Jam, NYC
Packard Group National Exhibition, SD
2019  
Art & Healing, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
Abstract Interpretations, Guild for Creative Arts, Shrewsbury, NJ
2018   
The Earth Speaks, The Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge, NJ
Expressions of Clinician Well Being Digital Art Gallery, National
     Academy of Medicine permanent online gallery.
     https://nam.edu/expressclinicianwellbeing./#/artwork
Color, The Drawing Room Benefit, Jersey City, NJ
CVA Gallery, Brookdale Community College
Spring Fever, All Things Local, Red Bank, NJ
Noyes Signature Artist Exhibit, Hammonton, NJ
Postcards from the Edge, Visual Aids Benefit, Gallery 524, NY
Optimism, The Peg Williams Gallery, Dover, NJ
2017  
Noyes Museum Signature Artist Exhibition, Atlantic City, N
Collage, Art Alliance, Red Bank, NJ juror: Liz Mitchell
Black Box boeckercontemporary at Faux Mouvement,
      Centre d'art contemporain, Metz, FRANCE2016       
The Reveal: Five Artists Put It On The Wall,
     www.the gallery@33Monmouth, Red Bank, NJ
Optimism 2, Peg Williams Gallery, Madison, NJ
The Color of Energy, The Energy of Color, Valley Arts 
       Firehouse Gallery, Orange, NJ
Personal Renaissance, Belskie Museum of Art and Science, Closter, NJ
2016
Signature Artist Exhibition, Noyes Museum Atlantic City, NJ
Celebration, Mulberry Street Public Library, NYC
12 Abstract Artists, Axelrod Theater Gallery, Deal, NJ
Perspectives in Nature, Alfa Art Gallery,  New Brunswick, NJ
SWARTS, Gallery U, Westfield, NJ
Saving Fruitful Trees, Belskie Museum, Closter, NJ
State of the Art 2016, Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ
Postcards from the Edge, Sikkema Jenkins, Visual Aids benefit, NYC
2015       
A Little Wax, Invitational, Arts Guild New Jersey,  Rahway, NJ.
      Curator:Douglas Ferrari
Childhood Memories, Zufall Health,  Dover, NJ
Mixed Media Paintings, Alfa Art Gallery,  New Brunswick, NJ
Metro31, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ. Curator: Evan
       Brownstein, Beamesderfer Gallery                
Healing Through Art: A Collaboration Exhibition, Rutgers University, NJ

2014        
Inner Reflections: 3-Person Exhibit, Studio Space on Madison,
     (13 paintings), Dumont, NJ
Autumn, Central Jersey Blood Center, Shrewsbury, NJ
Voices and Visions, The Art Center,  Highland Park, Illinois    
Honoring Summer, The Center for Visual Arts Gallery, Invitational,
       Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ Curator: Marie Maber  
Signs and Symbols, Heaven Art Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ
       Juror:Dennis Carroll, Gallery Director
Eclectic Aesthetics, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
Ellarslie Open XXXI, Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ.
       Juror: Kelly Baum, Ph.D. Curator at Princeton University Museum
Postcards from the Edge, Luhring Augustine Gallery,Visual Aids Benefit
Visions of the Mind, HUB-Robeson Galleries,Penn State University, PA
Unusual Art, Belskie Museum, Invitational Exhibition, Closter, NJ
2013        
All Cut Up, Downstairs Art Gallery, Carter Burden Center, NYC.
       Curator: Liz Curtin
Signature Artist Exhibition, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ
Color Power, Heaven Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ
       Juror: Dennis Carroll, Gallery Director
34th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ,   
Violence, Philadelphia Inquirer Bldg., SSP Gallery, Conshohocken, PA
Women, Karl Drerup Art Gallery, Plymouth State University, NH 
        Juror: Saisha M. Grayson, Curator, Brooklyn Museum
Abstract Expressions, ABstract EXpressions Gallery, Mount Holly, NJ
        Curator: James Kent, Gallery Director

PRESS:
2019.  Expressions of Clinician Well Being - Cover Artwork
2015   Novartis one-time purchase publishing rights for “Love 101”.
2014   A View from the Easel, Hyperallergic

TEACHING
2011 - present   Creative Aging Arts, LLC - Art Workshops for Older Adults including people with limited cognitive and physical abilities
The Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
The Monmouth County Park System, Tinton Falls, NJ
2015 - Art Workshop for Caregivers, Princeton Arts Council Docent - 
      Princeton Art Museum tour for Caregivers

EDUCATION:    
Professional Studies with Grace Graupe, Timothy Hawksworth,
        Joan Mellon, Leon Golub
Couglass Collage, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Honors-
        BA in  Art Education.   
The School of Visual Arts, Alumna, New York
Art New England, Bennington, New York

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS:  
Pro Arts Jersey City
National Association of Women Artists
National Council of Creative Aging
Monmouth County Arts Council
The Guild for Creative Arts