BIO
Karen Leslie Ficke makes autobiographical work using a range of media, including: photography, video, installation, and performance art. Her projects have been shown at Queens Nails Annex (San Francisco), Space Gallery (San Francisco), Legion of Honor Museum (San Francisco), de Young Museum (San Francisco), and Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco. She was born in Scotts Valley, CA and now lives and works in Oakland, CA.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
"Into the Nearness of Distance" Chinese Culture Center, San Francisco, CA
July 10 - December 20, 2014

"ART FAIRE @ The Honors Studios" Diego Rivera Gallery: SFAI, San Francisco, CA
May 17 - 24, 2008

de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
March 21 and April 18, 2008

Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco, CA
February 21, 2008

"DUELISMS" Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA
January 14 - 23, 2008

"Alternative Contexts @ BULK" Queens Nails Annex, San Francisco, CA
November 15, 2007

"Collection" Diego Rivera Gallery: SFAI, San Francisco, CA
November 4 - 10, 2007

"SFAI NOW" Red Ink Studios, San Francisco, CA
April 27 - May 4, 2007

"Dirty Candy Bar" SWELL Gallery: SFAI, San Francisco, CA
March 18 - 24, 2007

"Yay!" Stillights Gallery: SFAI, San Francisco, CA
January 28 - February 3, 2007

"Sense of Place" Keeble and Shuchat Photography, Palo Alto, CA
April 16 - May 24, 2005

“photography exhibit” Hubert H. Semans Library: Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA*
June 28 - August 4, 2004
*Responsible for the curation, organization and design of “photography exhibit.”

“33 Give or Take” The Citadel, San Jose, CA
August 1- 31, 2003

EDUCATION
BFA, New Genres, San Francisco Art Institute, 2008
AA, Photography, Foothill College, 2004

GRANTS AND AWARDS
SFAI Community College Partnership Scholarship, 2006-2008
Judson Allen Memorial Photography Scholarship, Foothill College, 2004
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