Karen Thomas

b. 1963, UK. Lives and works in Montpellier, France

Karen Thomas has exhibited in numerous group exhibitions in the US, Europe and UK and recently exhibited in a solo exhibition in London. In 2019, Karen Thomas completed a residency at Unit 1 Gallery Workshop in London. Karen Thomas’s paintings primarily focus on the figure and push the boundaries of paint as a medium. The paintings shift in and out of focus, oscillating between figuration and abstraction.

Karen Thomas

Solo Exhibitions

2020 – The Pilgrm, London

Group Exhibitions (Selected)

  • 2021 – Women in Art, Zebra One Gallery, London
  • 2020 – The Invitational 1, Unit 1 Gallery Workshop, London
  • 2020 – From My Eyes, R Cline Arts, Las Vegas
  • 2019 – Villa Belair, Montpellier
  • 2019 – Y SI EL T IEMPO NO LO IMPIDE, A+ Architecture, Montpellier
  • 2018 – Vœux de la ville de Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, Anagraphis
  • 2018 – The Other Art Fair, Los Angeles, London
  • 2018 – 3 Femmes dans La ville, Espace Dominique Bagouet, Montpellier
  • 2018 – The Other Art Fair, Los Angeles and London
  • 2017 – Art Muc, Munich

Awards & Residencies

2019 – Radical Residency IV, Unit 1 Gallery Workshop, London

Press & Publications

  • 2020, Introducing Karen Thomas, The Pilgrm 
  • 2016, Interview with International Artist Karen Thomas, Aesthetica Magazine

Education

1986 – B.A. (Hons) Froebel Institute, Roehampton 

Works by Karen Thomas

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