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Karen Whitman, American artist. Recipient medal of honor, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, National Arts Club, New York City, 1999, Anna Hyatt Huntington bronze medal, 2001, 2007, Rembrandt Graphic Arts Printmaking award, Hunterdon Museum, Clinton, New Jersey, 2001, Yasuo Kuniyoshi Fund award, Woodstock, New York, 2001, Solo Exhibition award, Pen and Brush, 2002, Bruce Crane Memorial award for graphics, Salmagundi Club, 2007.


Whitman, Karen was born on February 22, 1953 in New York, United States. Daughter of Martin and Shirley Whitman.


Bachelor of Fine Arts Printmaking, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1975. Certified Graphic Design, Parsons School Design, 1990. Student, Art Students League, New York City.

Student, Woodstock School Art.


Represented artist Old Print Shop, New York City, since 1995. Lecturer Woodstock School Art, 1999.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows at Bird-In-Hand Gallery, Washington, 2001, Old Print Shop, New York City, 2002, 2007. New Rochelle Public Library., New York, 2003.

      Azarian-McCullough Art Gallery, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, New York, 2003, Perkins Gallery, Stoughton, Massachusetts, 2004, Pen and Brush, Incorporated, New York York City, 2004, Woodstock Artists Association, 2005, Interchurch Center, New York City, 2008, Ellenville Public Library. & Museum, 2010. Group exhibitions include: Woodstock Artists Associate, New York, since 1993, Art Students League, New York City, 1993, 94, Society of America Graphic Artists Annual Exhibition, since 1994, Market Theatre Gallery, Albany, New York, 1994, Northwest Print Council, Portland, Oregon, 1994, McDermott, Will and Emery, New York City, 1994, James Cox Gallery, Woodstock, New York, 1994, Walsh Art Gallery, Contemporary American Printmakers, Fairfield University, Court, 1994, Firehouse Gallery, Nassau Community College, Garden City, New York, 1995, Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 1995, Schenectady Museum, Print Club Albany, 1995, 97, 98, Gallery 479, New York City, 1996, Fred Baker, Incorporated, Urban United States of America Portfolio Exhibition, Chicago, 1996, Old Print Shop, Urban United States of America Portfolio Exhibition, New York City, 1996, Kala Institute Gallery, Berkeley, California, 1996, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, 1996, Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, California, 1996, Annex Gallery, East/West Print Exchange Exhibition, Santa Rosa, California, 1996, College Art Gallery, Norwalk Community Technology College, Connecticut, 1996, Rensselaerville Institute Gallery, New York, Kleinert Art Gallery, Woodstock, 1997, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1997, SAGA Members Exhibition, Wagner College Gallery, Staten Island, New York, 1998, 2008, Old Print Shop, New York City Centennial Portfolio Exhibition, 1998, Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, University Wisconsin, Kenosha, 1998, 99, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, 1999-2006, National Arts Club, New York City, (Medal of Honor for Graphics, 1999, Bronze medal 2001), Schoolhouse Galleries, Croton Falls, New York "Street Life" Exhibition, 1999, Woodstock School Art Instructors and Lecturers Exhbn, 1999, 2003, Prince St. Gallery, New York City, 1999, Printwork Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, New York, 2000, New York Society Etchers, National Arts Club, 2000, Silvermine Guild National Print Biennial, New Canaan, Connecticut, 2000, 03, Audubon Artists Annual Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York City, 2000-2009, National Association Women Artists Annual Exbhn.

      , 2001-2007, Contemporary Printmakers, Old Print Shop, 2001, 03, 05, 07, 09, Pen and Brush Regional Juried Exhibition, New York City, 2001, National Association Women Artists, New York City, since 2000, Prints by Art Students League Artists, 1901-2001, Union Bank of Switzerland Paine Webber Gallery, New York City, 2002, New York by New Yorkers, Artist Views in Prints, Museum City of New York, 2002, Artlink 23d Annual Print Exhibition, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 2002, McNeese University National Works Paper Exhibition, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 2003, Washington Printmakers National Small Works Exhibition, 2003, Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York, 2003, New York Transit Museum, 2003, Allied Artists American Annual Exhibitions, New York City, 2003-2007, Albany Center Galleries, 2004, Belskie Museum, Closter, New Jersey, 2008, Wagner College Art Gallery, Staten Island, New York, 2008, Susan Teller Gallery, 2004, New York History Society, 2004, Gallery Graphic Arts, New York City, 2004, 05, Kleinert/James Gallery, Woodstock, 2004, Gallery 928-National Association Women Artists, New York City, 2004, Taiwan International Mini Print Exhibition, Taipei, 2004, Object Image Gallery, New York, 2005, Noble Maritime Museum, Staten Island, 2006, Selby Gallery Ringling School Art and Design, 2006, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, 2006, Belski Museum, Closter, New Jersey, 2008. Represented in permanent collections New York Public Library., Museum City of New York, Hofstra Museum, British Museum, Portland Art Museum, Zimmerli Art Museum, Samuel Dorsky Museum Art, New York Transit Museum, New York History Society, National Museum Printmaking of Print Club Albany, Norwalk Communications Technology College, Taiwan University Institute Fine Arts, Taipei, Noble Maritime Collection, Staten Island, Central Bank Richard Ellis, New York City.

      Featured in American Artist Magazine, 2002, Impressions of New York: Prints from New York History Society by Marilyn Symmes, 2004, Art Times, 2006, Fine Art Magazine, 2007.


Member of Allied Artists American (Mary Lou Fitzgerald Memorial award 2004, National Arts Club award 2005, gold medal of honor for graphics 2006), American Society Contemporary Artists (honorable mention graphics award 2006), Art Students League, Audubon Artists (gold medal of honor for graphics 2006), National Association Women Artists (Stelly Sterling Memorial Award for Printmaking 2003), Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation (award 2002, medal of honor 2002), Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club (medal of honor 1999, Anna Hyatt Huntington Bronze medal 2001, first place award for graphics members exhibition 2005), National Association Women Artists (medal of honor 2002, 2010), Woodstock Artists Association (honorable mention 1999, 2003, Alan Koff award for best in show 2004), Print Club Albany, Society of America Graphic Artists (council member 1994, Roberta Waddell award 2004).


  • Other Interests

    International folk dancing, playing violin, songwriting, singing.


Married Richard Keith Pantell, July 26, 1998.

Martin Whitman

Shirley Whitman

Richard Keith Pantell