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Kerstin Glaess

Based in Fort Wayne, IN

Kerstin Glaess is a multidisciplinary abstract artist exploring figures, scenery, and color. 

EDUCATION

2023   Master of Arts - School of Art and Art History

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2019    Master of Fine Arts - The Feirstein School

The City University of New York - Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

2015    Bachelor of Arts

University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

2006 - 2008, Private Oil Instruction, Sue Carol Knight

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023    Grad School Reflections, Georgetown Branch - Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN

Coast to Coast, Foellinger-Freeman Botanical Conservatory, Fort Wayne, IN

2021    Bold StrokesCAA Satellite Gallery - Darwin's LTD, Cambridge, MA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023    Fort Wayne Artists Guild Members Show, Fort Wayne, IN 

Summer Collection, Three Rivers East Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN 

2022    Fort Wayne Artists Guild Members Show, Fort Wayne, IN 

Salon Des Refuses, Fort Wayne Artists Guild, Fort Wayne, IN 

             44th Members Exhibition, Artlink Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN

Spring Collection, Three Rivers East Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN 

Trash-to-Treasure, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN 

2020    Virtual Hosmer Gallery, Online, Forbes Library, Northampton, MA

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2023    Ventures in Creativity, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN 

2022    Ventures in Creativity, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN 

2021    Summer Small Works, Online, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA

 Urgent Unity, Unprecedented Healing: Reflections from COVID, YOU+ME Gallery, Greenfield, MA 

The Colors of Change, Monson Arts Council, Monson, MA 

Reigning Cats and Dogs and all Creatures Great and Small, Artworks Gallery, Ware, MA 

Change is in the Air, The Umbrella Arts Center, Concord, MA 

Artists for the Earth, Online, Earth Day Network, Washington, DC

All Women, Online, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 

Landscapes, Online, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA 

Sapphire, Online, Envision Arts, Dallas, TX

Landscapes, Online, Fusion Art, Palm Springs, CA

All Women, Online, Light Space & Time Gallery, Jupiter, FL

Abstractions, Online, Blue Girl Gallery, Dallas, TX

All Women, Online, J. Mane Gallery, Vorhees, NJ

The Great Outdoors, Online, Gallery 5, VA

2020    Abstracts, Online, J. Mane Gallery, Vorhees, NJ

Leaves and Petals, Online, Fusion Art, Palm Springs, CA

Waterscapes, Online, Fusion Art, Palm Springs, CA

Fins, Feathers, & Fur, Online, J. Mane Gallery, Vorhees, NJ

MURALS

2016   Muralist (Temporary Installation), 13th Annual Oxford Film Festival, Oxford, MS

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society

American Impressionists Society

Women's Caucus for Art - Chicago

Indiana Plein Air Painters Association

Fort Wayne Artists Guild

PARTNERSHIPS & COLLABORATIONS

Round Robin Audio, NYC

AWARDS, HONORS, & RECOGNITION

2022  Cherry Blossoms, Featured Artwork, Fort Wayne Arts Festival Poster and Post Card, Fort Wayne, IN

2022  Uncanny Insect, Second Place, Sculpture

Trash-to-TreasureAllen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN

2021  Magnolias, Featured Artwork, Wedgewood Art Festival Online Poster, Seattle, WA

2021  Mentee, Valley Arts Mentorship Program, Pioneer Valley, MA

2021  Into the DistanceSpecial Recognition, Oil on Wood

 All Women, Online Show, Light Space & Time Gallery, Jupiter, FL

2020   Green GardensHonorable Mention, Oil on Wood

 Abstracts, Online Show, J. Mane Gallery, Vorhees, NJ

2018    Featured Artist, Beauty from Within, Music Video by Thai Bettistea

TEACHING & INSTRUCTION

Oil Painting Youth & Adult Private Instructor (12yrs +), Freelance, 2014 - Present 

Educational Programmer (All Ages), Allen County Public Library, 2021 - Present  

Adjunct Instructor (Certificate/Associates), Digital Film Academy - NYC, NY, 2019   

Teacher's Assistant (Graduate), CUNY - Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, 2017-2019

Art Club Sponsor (9th-12th), North Panola High School, Sardis, MS, 2015-2016

Teacher (9th), North Panola High School, Sardis, MS, 2015-2016

Summer School Teacher (8th), Lafayette County Summer School, Abbeville, MS, 2015

Traveling Trunks Art Educator (K-5th), University of Mississippi Museum, Oxford, MS, 2013-2015

Summer Camp Art Instructor (K-5th), University of Mississippi Museum, Oxford, MS, 2013 & 2014

Tutor, Della Davidson Elementary School (1st-5th), Oxford, MS, 2013-2015​

Tutor, The LeapFrog Program (1st-3rd), Oxford, MS, 2013-2015​

PRESS

Cambridge Art Association. Solo Exhibition: Featured Artwork, "Colorado Springs." Instagram Post. September 29, 2021

Cambridge Art Association. Solo Exhibition: Featured Artwork, "Meadow Sunset." Instagram Post. August 27, 2021

Cambridge Art Association. Solo Exhibition: Bold Strokes. Instagram Post. July 7, 2021

Lenox Chamber of Commerce. Featured Booth, Lenox Spring Art Walk. Seasonal Newsletter. June 14, 2021

Visit Lenox. Featured Booth, Lenox Spring Art Walk. Instagram Post. June 9, 2021

Lenox Cultural District. Featured Booth, Lenox Spring Art Walk. Instagram Post. June 9, 2021

You + Me Gallery. Featured Artwork, "All in a Jumble." Instagram Post. May 17, 2021

Marking Lives COVID-19 Project. Featured Artwork, "Marked." Instagram Post. April 29, 2021

Cambridge Art Association. 5 Artists to Follow Now. Instagram Stories. December 25, 2020

Northwest Florida Daily News. Okaloosa County Art Students Recognized at the Van Porter Art Show. Online & Print.  November 14, 2010

Northwest Florida Daily News. Niceville Seniors Win Awards at Panhandle Art Show. Online & Print. October 9, 2010

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