Karoline Schleh

7707 Leake Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70118

(504) 723-3088 /karolineschleh@gmail.com 

Instagram @karolineschlehart


Education

1994 MFA, Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA

1990 BFA, Newcomb College/ Tulane University

New Orleans, LA

Exhibitions

2019

Mid-Summer Mardi Gras in Telluride! 

Telluride, CO

Telluride HQ Gallery

25 Women Art Exhibition

Waveband, MS

Studio Waveland Art Gallery

2018

Joe Fleming + Karoline Schleh: Summer Series

New Orleans, LA

LUNA Fête

Joe Fleming + Karoline Schleh: Smokey Butterflies Flying

New Orleans, LA

2121 Chartres St. (Elysian Fields & Chartres)

2017

Karoline Schleh & Bradley Sabin : Collaborations

Baton Rouge, LA

Ann Connelly Fine Art Gallery

2016

29th September Competition

Alexandria, LA

Alexandria Museum of Art

Enscribe

New Orleans, LA

The Front Gallery

2015

Louisiana Contemporary

New Orleans, LA

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

REVERB: Past, Present, and Future

New Orleans, LA

Contemporary Arts Center

ARTi(FICTION): The Battle of New Orleans

Arabi, LA,

Studio Inferno Art Gallery

More Media: Performance/Interactive

New Orlean, LA

Carroll Gallery, Tulane University 

2013

black white and things

New Orleans, LA

Carroll Gallery, Tulane University

Confabulation - Karoline Schleh

New Orleans, LA

Kirin Gallery

Karoline Schleh: August Splash Exhibition

Baton Rouge, LA, 

Ann Connelly Fine Art

2012

Bobbery (deris + schleh)

New Orleans

Sibley Gallery

Bobbery: new collaborative works by Deris & Schleh

New Orleans

Staple Goods Gallery

Penny Arcade

Mobile, AL

Eichold Gallery, Springhilll College

2011

Poetry & Motion: Karoline Schleh & Demond Matsuo

New Orleans, LA

Reynolds Ryan Gallery, Isidore Newman School

Text/Image

New Orleans, LA

Carroll Gallery, Tulane University

Bookmarks: The Artists’ Response to Text

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Museum of Art

2010

Stare: What Wild New World Is This? - Karoline Schleh

New Orleans, LA

Barrister’s Gallery

2009

Hot Up Here (LA Biennial) Dan Cameron curator

Lafayette, LA

Acadiana Center for the Arts

Hot Up Here (LA Biennial) Dan Cameron curator

New Orleans, LA

Contemporary Art Center

1992-2008: Artist Collaborations at Marais Press

Lafayette, LA

UL Museum

Prints Past and Prints Present, George Roland curator

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Museum of Art

Spontaneity and the Subconscious

Baton Rouge, LA

Ann Connelly Fine Art

Mind's Eye:Without Subject Matter, What Does the Artist See? 

George Roland curator

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Museum of Art

2008

Stereo View - Karoline Schleh

San Francisco, CA

Micaela Gallery

St. Claude Collective (in conjunction with P.1)

New Orleans, LA

The New Orleans Healing Center

2007

Outlines - Karoline Schleh

Baton Rouge, LA

Ann Connelly Fine Art

Cranbrook Academy of Art 8th Annual Chair Show

Detroit, MI

Cranbrook Academy of Art Gallery

2006

Stereo - Karoline Schleh

New Orleans, LA

Jenkins Connelly Gallery

Comfort of Home

Lincoln, MA

Clark Gallery

Art from the Gulf: Reflections on Katrina

Silver Springs, MD

Pyramid Atlantic

Gallery Artists Group Show

New Orleans, LA

Jenkins Connelly Collection

Persephone's Spring: Return from Exile

New Orleans, LA

Carroll Gallery, Tulane University

Chalkboards

Raleigh, NC

Rebus Works Gallery

Made in New Orleans (traveling exhibit)

New Orleans, LA

Contemporary Art Center

Shreveport, LA

Artspace

Jonesboro, AK

Bradbury Gallery Arkansas State University

Birdspace: A Post Audubon Aviary (traveling exhibit)

Tucson, AZ

Tucson Museum of Art

Katrina, You Bitch.

New Orleans, LA

Barrister’s Gallery

2005

Travel Notes - Karoline Schleh

New Orleans, LA

Barrister’s Gallery

Made in New Orleans (traveling exhibit)

Mobile, AL

Space 301, Centre for Living Arts

Saltline Biennial

Mobile, AL

Mobilie Museum of Art

Still Life Group Exhibition

Baton Rouge, LA

Ann Connelly Collection

Birdspace: A Post Audubon Aviary (traveling exhibit)

Youngstown, OH

John J. McDonough Museum of Art

2004

Hypergraphia - Karoline Schleh

New York, NY

4th Floor Gallery, Soho Letterpress

Birdspace: A Post Audubon Aviary (traveling exhibit)

Contemporary Arts Center

New Orleans, LA

Norton Museum of Art

W. Palm Beach, CA

Hudson River Museum of Art

Yonkers, NY

2003

Smoke, Water, and Writing - Karoline Schleh

New Orleans, LA

Soren Christensen Gallery

Southern Current

Mobile, AL

Space 301, Centre for Living Arts

Cerebration: Art of Centre

Mobile, AL

Space 301, Centre for Living Arts

Stitched

New Orleans, LA        

Carroll Gallery, Tulane University

The Current Image: A collaboration of

Contemporary Louisiana Printmaking & Commentary

Lafayette, LA

University of Louisiana Art Gallery

Quiet Water: Louisiana Printmakers  

New Orleans, LA

Delgado Art Gallery, Curator Phyllis McGibbon

The Bird of Love and the Devil     

New Orleans, LA

Barrister’s Gallery  

2001

Karoline Schleh: Mirror Writing

Springhill, AL

Eichold Gallery  

Karoline Schleh Drawings

Baton Rouge, LA

Ann Connelly Collection     

(the invisible city)      

New Orleans, LA

The Studio 520

Cities and Desire, (the invisible city)    

Brooklyn, NY

The Rotunda Gallery    

Works on Paper

New Orleans, LA

Mario Villa Gallery

2000

The Printed Image: Stone, Wood, Zinc, & Silk   

Opelousas, LA

The Opelousas Museum of Art      

German Heritage Exhibit

New Orleans, LA

German Heritage Museum

1999  

First Impressions, An Exhibit of Contemporary Printmakers

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Museum of Art    

5th Wexford Artists’ Book Festival

Wexford, Ireland

Wexford Arts Center

Letterpress & Book Projects

2007

Catte Au Lait and Mardi Gras Day

New Orleans, LA

Children’s book illustrations, Author Sean Gerowin

2005

Catte Au Lait and the Big Hurricane

New Orleans, LA

Children’s book illustrations, Author Sean Gerowin

2003

All’s Fire the Fire poet Andy Young

New Orleans, LA

Created artwork, book design, and

hand bound books. Edition #276

2002

The Bounty, author Derek Walcott

New Orleans, LA

Designed broadside with original artwork and

letterpress to commemorate Nobel Prize winning author’s

reading at Faulkner House Books in the French Quarter.

Fair Warning, author Robert Olan Butler, and

Sacrament of Lies, author Elizabeth Dewberry.

New Orleans, LA

Created original etching and design for a dual broadside created to

commemorate Valentine’s Day reading by the authors

at Faulkner House Books in the French Quarter.

2001 

(the invisible city), Erato Press

New York, NY & New Orleans, LA

Anthology of NYC poets & New Orleans artists.     

1999

KAJA, Perdido Press

New Orleans, LA

Designed artwork  and book design for a collection of poetry from

Beat poet Kay Johnson.


Rose, Erato Press

New Orleans, LA

Created etchings with Rich O’Russa New York, NY for poetry by Marcella Durand

1997

Mistah Leary, He Dead

Perdido Press & X-ray Books

New Orleans, LA & San Francisco, CA

Eulogy by Hunter S. Thompson for Timothy Leary. 

Hand letter pressed and bound chapbook.

Designed in collaboration with Johnny Brewton.

Publications

2013

D. Eric Bookhardt, Work by Christopher Deris, New Orleans, LA

Karoline Schleh and Wesley Stokes

Gambit Weekly / Inside Art New Orleans

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

2010

D. Eric Bookhardt, Schleh at Barrister’s, New Orleans, LA

Becker at D.O.C.S.

Gambit Weekly / Inside Art New Orleans

Sunday, April 18, 2010

2009

D. Eric Bookhardt, Hot Up Here at the CAC New Orleans, LA

Gambit Weekly / Inside Art New Orleans

Sunday, November 8, 2009

2008

1 Day of Art New Orleans New York, NY

(t)here Magazine

Summer 2008 issue

2006

Tara McLellan, Artist Profile New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles Magazine

November 2006

The New York Times, OP-ED Tues, August 29, 06 New York, NY

Op-Art ,A Flood of Images, David Roberts,

Karoline Schleh, Jacqueline Bishop, Jeff Marshall,

Paul Rogers

Laura Berman, Reshaping Artifacts: Seven Kansas City, MO

New Orleans Artists Review Magazine

May 2006


D. Eric Bookhardt, The Writing on the Wall New Orleans, LA

Gambit Weekly October 17, 2006

D. Eric Bookhardt, Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery New Orleans, LA

Made in Mobile: A group Exhibition of

Leading Mobile Artists

Gambit Weekly October 24, 2006

Thomas B. Harrison, Made in Mobile: Mobile, AL

New Orleans gallery opens show of work by

Mobile Artists

Mobile Register, October 2, 2006

D. Eric Bookhardt, Made in New Orleans: New Orleans, LA

A Survey of Contemporary Art from the

Crescent City, Gambit Weekly

2005

Marcia W. Vetrocq, “Crescent City Rising” New York, NY

Art in America, November 2005

Thomas B. Harrison, Mobile might become Mobile, AL

a key port in a storm

Mobile Register, October 9, 2005


Thomas B. Harrison, New Orleans Mobile, AL

artists get a gig at Space 301

Mobile Register, September 25, 2005

Doug MacCash, Deciphering Karoline Schleh New Orleans, LA

The Times Picayune

2004

D. Eric Bookhardt, By the Book New Orleans, LA

Gambit Weekly

David Rubin, Birdspace Atlanta, GA

Art Papers, July/August 2004

2003

D. Eric Bookhardt, Glyphs, Grids, & Smoke New Orleans, LA

Gambit Weekly

2001  

Doug MacCash, Paperweights New Orleans, LA

The Times Picayune   

Audrey Leonard, Three New Anthologies San Francisco, CA

Small Press Traffic  

Doug MacCash, Art and Poetry New Orleans, LA

The Times Picayune   

Susan Strachen, The Invisible City New Orleans, LA

St. Charles Magazine  

Donna Freckman, Words important Pensacola, FL

Pensacola News Journal, “Weekender”

June 28th Issue.     

2000

Vesta de Yampert, The Studio System New Orleans, LA

Homes & Lifestyles/ New Orleans Magazine

Winter Issue       


Doug MacCash, Varied Artistic New Orleans, LA

Languages in Print

The Times Picayune

D. Eric Bookhardt, On the Walls: March New Orleans, LA

Gambit Weekly

Marian S. McLellan, Paper Works New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Art Review   

Awards & Honors

2017

Love in the Garden 2017, New Orleans Museum of Art - Honored artist                                                 

2015

Collector's Club Print - Artist for 2015 Contemporary Art Center Silver Circle

New Orleans, LA

2012

Studio Assistantship, Penland School of Art & Craft Penland, NC

House & studio filmed for House & Home exhibition Washington D.C.

National Building Museum

Original painting, Invisible Woman, reproduced & used New York, NY

for the design of libretto covers and invitation cards for

the new opera by James Stepleton, "THE AWAKENING"

New York City Opera, VOX Opera Lab

Studio Assistantship, Letterpress & Book Arts Studio Penland, NC

Penland School of Art & Craft


2010

Juror for St. Tammany Art Association Annual Exhibition Hammond, LA

Award of Excellence, 8th Annual Juried Exhibition Grand Isle, LA

2008

Juror for Take 5 Exhibition by the Mobile Arts Council Mobile, AL


2006

Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant New York, NY

Joan Mitchell Foundation New York, NY

Artist Emergency Support Grant

American Association of American Curators Houston, TX

Grant Award

2005

Arts Council Grant awarded for curating New Orleans, LA

Louisiana in Print exhibition.

Louisiana Division of the Arts Grant awarded for New Orleans, LA

curating lost intentions: ovary and oculus exhibition

2001   

Artel Honorarium, Guest Lecture Series  

Pensacola, FL

Artel Arts Center    

Artwork Purchase 2001, Percent for Art Program

New Orleans, LA

Arts Council of New Orleans  

2000   

Outstanding Teaching 1999-2000   

New Orleans, LA

Newcomb College, Tulane University

1998   

Internship, Harvey Littleton Studios   

Spruce Pine, NC


Kotaro Hamada Scholarship to Florence

Florence, Italy

The New Orleans School of GlassWorks

1994  

Internship, Vinalhaven Press    

Vinalhaven, ME

 

Collections

Tulane University, Laven-Bernick Center New Orleans, LA

Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. New Orleans, LA

Thomas & Dathel Coleman New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans, LA

Percent For Art City of New Orleans New Orleans, LA

The New Orleans Arts Council New Orleans, LA

Pensacola Junior College Pensacola, FL

University of Louisiana Print Collection Lafayette, LA

The New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans, LA

Lawrence Ferlinghettii San Francisco, CA

Hunter S. Thompson Woody Creek, CO

Harvey Littleton Studios Spruce Pine, NC

Robert Blackburn’s Printmaking Workshop New York, NY

Curatis Corporation Malmo, Sweden