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EDUCATION

University of Tennessee; Knoxville, TN

B.F.A. Painting and Drawing, December 2005

Summa Cum Laude

Habel Award: 1st Place Art History Short Paper

Dewey Award: 2nd Place Art History Short Paper


New York University; New York, NY

B.A. English Education and Russian Literature, June 1992

Cum Laude

Dean's Scholarship

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 Already There: Reflections on Living While Dying – traveling book/illustration tour; Knoxville, TN

2012 New Horizons – URBhana; Knoxville, TN

2010 Grasscapes – Studio Clout; Atlanta, GA

2009 100% Organic – Three Flights Up Gallery; Knoxville, TN

2008 All That Grass – Abode; Knoxville, TN

 

SELECTED PRINT & ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

2016 Already There: Reflections on Living While Dying by Richard Tate, Illustrations by Lauren Karnitz

2014 W Magazine – “Step & Repeat” Eco Flower Wearable pictured

2012 Organic Gardening Magazine – “Nothing but Flowers” (feature) by Therese Ciesinski

2012 Associated Press  – “Bouquets to Save: Flowers Made of Recycled Stuff” (feature) by Sarah Wolfe, AP Writer

2011 Design*Sponge (live 11/11/2011) – “Lauren Karnitz Eco Flowers” by Kate Pruitt, Senior Editor

2011 Studio Visit Magazine – Vol 13

2011 Sunset Magazine Online – “Plastic Flowers as Artform” by Sharon Cohoon, Senior Garden Writer

2010 Studio Visit Magazine – Vol 12


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 Three Femmes – Clayton Center for the Arts; Maryville, TN

2013 Three Femmes – Clayton Center for the Arts; Maryville, TN

2012 Three Femmes – Clayton Center for the Arts; Maryville, TN

2011 Plum Gallery; Knoxville, TN – Monthly group exhibitions

2011 Point Time – AVA; Chattanooga, TN

2011 Point Time – William King Museum; Abingdon, VA

2011 Point Time – Slocumb Galleries at ETSU; Johnson City, TN

2011 ArtScapes – Knoxville Museum of Art; Knoxville, TN

2010 Dogwood Arts Regional Fine Art Exhibition; Knoxville, TN

2009 Imaginary Journeys – Estense Castle; Ferrara, Italy

2009 Art Gallery of Farragut; Farragut, TN – Monthly group exhibitions

2009 Arts in the Airport – McGhee Tyson Airport; Knoxville, TN

2004-2009 Three Flights Up Gallery; Knoxville, TN – Monthly group exhibitions