CV

E D U C A T I O N                                                               kari.varner at yahoo dot com

2017 

Washington University in St. Louis

MFA Visual Art

2013

University of Denver

BFA Electronic Media Arts Design, Magna Cum Laude

2011

Studio Arts Center International

Semester of Academic Study Abroad

E X H I B I T I O N S

2017

MFA Exhibition, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

2016

MFA 1st Year Exhibition, Des Lee Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

2015

Parabola, Fractured Self, Des Lee Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

2014

Anderson Ranch Silent Auction, Wyly Painting Building, Snowmass Village, Colorado

Hurry Slowly, Booth Gallery, Snowmass Village, Colorado

Artist Writer Collaboration, Patton Malott Gallery, Snowmass Village, Colorado

2013

BFA Exhibition, Victoria H Myhren, Denver, Colorado

The Past Two Years, Kaladi, Denver, Colorado *Solo

2012

Featured Artist Exhibition, Patton Malott Gallery, Snowmass Village, Colorado

2011

Bound, Le Corte Gallery, Florence, Italy

Denver West Photography Exhibition, Denver West, Denver, Colorado

3445 Exposures, 023 Gallery, Denver, Colorado

Month of Photography, Bardo, Denver, Colorado

Month of Photography, Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado

Juried Exhibition, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, Colorado

P U B L I C A T I O N S

2016

The Spectacle Online Magazine, Volume 3

2013

Black and White Issue, F-Stop Magazine

Foothills Visual and Textual Magazine


R E S I D E N C I E S 

2017

Kimmel Harding Nelson Arts Center, Nebraska City, Nebraska 

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts 

G R A N T S  &  A W A R D S

2016

Graduate Student Travel Grant, Washington University, Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts

2015

Mr. and Mrs. Spencer T. Olin Fellowship for Women in Graduate Study, Monticello Foundation and Washington University 

2013

DUArt Outstanding Student Award, University of Denver, School of Art and Art History,

BFA Grant, University of Denver, School of Art and Art History

Student Scholar Travel Fund Grant, University of Denver, Undergraduate Research Center

2012

Partner in Scholarship Grant, University of Denver, Undergraduate Research Center

Students Scholar Travel Fund Grant, University of Denver, Undergraduate Research Center

Student Internship Grant, University of Denver, School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

2011

Summer Research Grant, University of Denver, Undergraduate Research Center

2009-2013

Harrison Art Scholarship, University of Denver, School of Art and Art History

Academic Scholarship, University of Denver

Dean's List, University of Denver

2009

Portfolio Gold Key, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

E X P E R I E N C E

2017 

Teaching Assistant, Washington Univeristy in St. Louis, MO

The Art of Medicine 

2016-2017

President, Graduate Art Organization, Washington University in St. Louis, MO

2016-2017

Sam Fox Representative, Graduate Professional Council, Washington University in St. Louis, MO

2016

Teaching Assistant, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Methods of Distribution 

2016

Teaching Assistant, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Digital Photography I

2015 

Teaching Assistant, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Black and White Darkroom Photography

2015 - 2016

Graphic Designer

Liberman Graduate Center, Washington University in St. Louis, MO

2014 - 2016

Digital Archive Specialist Consultant, Techno Rest-Art, Florence, Italy

2013-2014

Studio Coordinator, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado

2013

Focus Teacher, Pleasant Ridge Middle School, Blue Valley School District, Overland Park, Kansas

Classroom Assistant, Photography, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado

Archive Management Intern, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, Colorado

2012

Photography and New Media Intern, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Denver, Colorado

Digital Media Intern, The Wilderness Society, Denver, Colorado