14590243_10210673387060216_9037579721243636367_n1Karen Windness
www.WindnessBooks.com
karenwindness@gmail.com

Education:

Valedictorian BFA Graduate, Illustration
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver, Colorado: August 2002

Exhibitions:

  • RMC-SCBWI, calendar exhibition featuring contest winning images, January 2016
  • RMC-SCBWI, calendar exhibition featuring contest winning images, January 2014
  • Horse Expo Art Market, Denver Merchandise Mart, March 2013
  • RMC-SCBWI, calendar exhibition featuring contest winning images, January 2013
  • RMC-SCBWI Fall Conference exhibition, September 2012
  • RMC-SCBWI Fall Conference exhibition, September 2011
  • RMC-SCBWI Featured Illustrator, First Place Illustration Contest Winner, June 2011
  • RMC-SCBWI Fall Conference exhibition, September 2010
  • Studio 13 Gallery at Nine10Arts, Denver, Gone to the Dogs Exhibition, October-November 2009
  • Ink Lounge Gallery, Denver, Colorado Alliance of Illustrators Annual Show, May 2, 2008
  • BARK! Doggy Daycare Art Exhibition, May 2008 – August 2010
  • Craft and Hobby Association Expo, February 10-13th, 2008
  • Open Studios at Nine10Arts, November 30th, December 1st-2nd, 2007
  • Mouthfuls Pet Boutique, Denver, November 2007 – present
  • The Uncommon Gallery at Uncommon Scents, Denver, September-December 2007
  • Pickets Display Window/Golden Fine Arts Festival, August 2007
  • InsideOut07 at Nine10Arts, July-August 2007
  • Colorado Alliance of Illustrators Exhibition, May 2007
  • Nine10Arts Featured Artist, Show: “Who Let the Dogs Out – Of the Closet”, May 2007
  • Studio 6 Coffee House, April 2007
  • Holiday Art Market at Nine10Arts, December 2006
  • Reed Art & Photo Gallery, Denver, Colorado: April-May 2006
  • Lokken Gallery, Colorado: April-May 2006
  • Hands2Hearts Gallery, Denver, Colorado: May 2005
  • The Nook, Denver, Colorado: April 2005
  • Sunflower Art Gallery, Denver, Colorado: April 2005 – January 2008

Affiliations:

Publications:

Hooray for Boys and Girls” West Woods Press, April 2006

There’s a Hippopotamus in My Bed, Window Box Press, Release: October 2013 (Winner of a GOLD Mom’s Choice Award)

Dorothy’s Derby Chronicles, The Rise of the Undead Redhead, Source Books, Release: July 2014

Dorothy’s Derby Chronicles, The Woe of Jade Doe, Source Books, Release: August 2015

Personal:

Karen resides in Colorado with her husband, Steve, sons Finley and Max and fur-kid, Remy.