Karl Pilato

Education

MFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, 2001
BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, 1997
 

One and Two Person Exhibitions

2015
Bread and Salt, Emergent Traces, San Diego, CA
Bryant Street Gallery, Recent Paintings, Palo Alto, CA

2013      
Bryant Street Gallery, Landscape Becoming, Palo Alto, CA

2011     
Bryant Street Gallery, Recent Paintings, Palo Alto, CA

2007     
Alcove, Ink Paintings, New York, NY

2004     
Kingston Gallery, Catherine Bowen and Karl Pilato:  Paintings, Boston, MA
Mark Gallery, Pogany and Pilato:  Paintings and Prints, Cambridge, MA

2003      
Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
 
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
 
2017
K. Imperial Fine Art, Art on Paper Fair, New York, NY
Bryant Street Gallery, Brand Spanking Blue, Palo Alto, CA
Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, 60th Annual Beloit & Vicinity, Beloit, WI

2016     
K. Imperial Fine Art, Art on Paper Fair, New York, NY

2015     
Chicago Art Source, Winter Salon, Chicago, IL
K. Imperial Fine Art, Art on Paper Fair, New York, NY

2014      
Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, From Beyond the Window, Minneapolis, MN
Bryant Street Gallery, On the Verge, Palo Alto, CA
Fresh Paint, Summer Solstice, Culver City, CA
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, 23rd Annual Juried Exhibition, La Jolla, CA 

2013     
Etra Fine Art, Highlights 2013, Miami, FL
Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art, Fall Group Show, Santa Fe, NM
Fresh Paint, Three, Culver City, CA

2012     
K. Imperial Fine Art, Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL
Chicago Art Source Gallery, New Works by Gallery Artists, Chicago, IL
K. Imperial Fine Art, San Francisco Fine Art Fair, San Francisco, CA           

2011     
Kathryn Markel Fine Art, Illusions of Life, New York, NY
K. Imperial Fine Art, San Francisco Fine Art Fair, San Francisco, CA
Cannon Art Gallery, Juried Biennial, Carlsbad, CA

2010     
Fresh Paint, Gatherings, Culver City, CA
Chicago Art Source Gallery, Three of a Kind, Chicago, IL
Bryant Street Gallery, Art San Diego—Contemporary Art Fair, San Diego, CA
Pelavin Gallery, Art in a Box Benefit Exhibition, New York, NY

2009     
Dean Jensen Gallery, Big Bangs, Small Bucks 2, Milwaukee, WI
Hiestand Gallery, Miami University, 10th Annual Young Painters Competition Finalists, Oxford, OH

2008     
Chicago Art Source Gallery, Out of Focus, Chicago, IL
Lana Santorelli Gallery, Abstraction, New York, NY 
World Forestry Center, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Sitka Invitational: Conversations With Nature, Portland, OR

2007     
The Lobby Gallery at 499 Park Ave, Surfacing, New York, NY
Portland Art Museum, Stevens Room, Sitka Series, Portland, OR
Heart and Soul Charitable Fund, Inaugural Invitational Art Sale, New York, NY

2006     
Sikkema Jenkins & Co., Visual AIDS Benefit- Postcards from the Edge, New York, NY

2005     
Washington Square East Galleries, NYU, Small Works, New York, NY
Myerhoff Gallery, MICA, 15 x 15, Baltimore, MD

2004     
Mark Gallery, The Gift, Cambridge, MA
World Forestry Center, Sitka Invitational, Portland, OR

2003      
Marylhurst University, Painting Portland, Portland, OR (curated by Robert Gamblin)
Tower Gallery, MassArt Master Print Series and Alumni Prints, Boston, MA
Cascade AIDS Project Benefit, 13th Annual Auction, Portland, OR
World Forestry Center, Sitka Invitational, Portland, OR

2002     
Fulton Street Gallery, Interpreting Landscape, Troy, NY
World Forestry Center, Sitka Invitational, Portland, OR

2001     
Bakalar Gallery, MassArt, MFA Thesis Show, Boston, MA
Copley Society, Annual Student Show, Boston, MA

1998      
Maryland Artists Series, Government House, Power Objects in the Here and Now, Annapolis, MD
Lalit Kala Academy, IASG in New Delhi, New Delhi, India

1997     
Project Space, 7th Street International, II, Washington, DC
 
 
Residencies and Fellowships
 
2012      
Vermont Studio Center, Fellowship, Johnson, VT

2003      
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

2002      
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Artist-in-Residence, Otis, OR
Jordan Schnitzer Printmaking Residency, Sitka Center, Otis, OR
 
 
Selected Collections
 
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
The Joffrey Ballet, Chicago, IL
Capital One Corporate Collection, McLean, VA
Star City Hotel, Sydney, Australia
Amber Bay Resort, Dalian, China
Ojai Valley Spa, Ojai, CA
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Otis, OR
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer, and Feld, New York, NY
Epstein, Becker, and Green, New York, NY
Aldrich, Kilbride & Tatone, LLC, Salem, OR
Jordan D. Schnitzer Collection, Portland, OR
Michael Dell Collection, Boston, MA
 

Bibliography
 
Le, Anh-Minh. "A new lust for art takes hold in Silicon Valley." The San Francisco Chronicle 11, May 2017
Autumn McClintock, After the Creek, Cover Artwork, Finishing Line Press, 2016
Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 12, Open Studios Press, 2010, 128-129
New Music from San Diego, Cover Artwork, Carrier Records, 2009
Mary Rose O’Reilley, Half Wild:  Poems (Walt Whitman Award), Cover Artwork, L. S. U. Press, 2006
Nelson, Jonathan. “Taking Root at Sitka.” The Oregonian 28, May 2002  
 
 
Teaching and Lecture Experience
 
2011–2014    
Taiwanese American Community Center, San Diego, CA, Painting and Drawing Instructor

2013             
Culture and History Lecture Series, Taiwanese American Community Center, San Diego, CA,  Zen and Painting: Origins in the East and Influence in the West

2009                
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, Adjunct Faculty: Painting II

2008                
Beloit College, Beloit, WI, Visiting Artist Lecture

2003                
Butters Gallery, Portland, OR, Artist Lecture

2002                
Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR, Artist Lecture: Collaboration: The Printmaking Residency at Sitka Center

2000                
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, Instructor: Painting I, TA: Drawing I and August Studios

 
Gallery Affiliations
 
Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
Fresh Paint Art Advisors, Culver City, CA
Chicago Art Source Gallery, Chicago, IL
Heather Gaudio Fine Art, New Canaan, CT
Etra Fine Art, Miami, FL