Williams, Kara

Kara Williams is an emerging artist who obtained her BFA at University at Albany in New York. She was the winner of the Roanne Kulakoff award in 2001 upon graduating. She moved to Canada and began to pursue a professional art career in 2008. She had her first solo exhibition of paintings at La Petite Mort Gallery in Ottawa in February 2009, who also represents her. She has exhibited at numerous galleries and festivals throughout Canada, such as Gallery 1313 in Toronto, the Junction Arts Festival, the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, and the Maison des Arts in the Laurentians. Her paintings are in private collections around the world.

Dance of Salome

48” x 72”

Oil on canvas






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Grands Formats & Miniatures, Maison des Arts, Saint Faustin, Quebec
Dual show with artist Nathalie Grice at La Petite Mort Gallery
Dada, Maison des Arts, Saint Faustin, Quebec
Concors Annuel, Maison des Arts, Saint Faustin, Quebec

New Paintings: Cat's Cradles, at La Petite Mort Gallery in Ottawa

New Paintings: Eros and Pathos, at La Petite Mort Gallery in Ottawa
Whiteface Women, at Gallery 1313, Toronto


Infidels, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa. December 2010
Confinement, Gallery 1313, Toronto, Nuit Blanche 2009. September -October 2009
My City, Urbanscape Gallery, September 2009
Square Foot, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, August 2009
...And Proud of It, Aldridge Art Gallery, Toronto, Summer 2009
World of Imagination, Queens, New York, March 2009
Hi-Libido, Gallery 1313, February 2009
Kohl Gallery of Art in Toronto. March 2008- February 2009
State of Art, Gallery 1313, Toronto, January 2009
Art is Recession Proof, Propeller Gallery, Toronto, December 3-14 2008
This is NOT a Fundraiser, Gallery 1313, Nov 26- Dec 7, 2008
Insomnia, for Nuit Blanche, Redhead Gallery, October 2008
Junction Arts Festival 2008, Academy of Realist Art, September 2008
Holy Fuck Benefit at La Petite Mort Gallery in Ottawa. August 2008
My City, Urbanscape Gallery in Toronto, February 2008
Roots, Women’s Art Show at the Zephyr Art Gallery in Orilla, February 2008
Touched by Fire Exhibition at the Gladstone. October 2007
Junction Arts Festival 2007, Academy of Realist Art, September 2007
Voices, Open Studio in Kingston, Ontario, September 2007
Square Foot Show at the AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Aug 2007
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, July 2007
Poems, Curses and Dry Spells, Eastern Front Gallery, Toronto, July 2007
Response, Propeller Gallery, Toronto, June 2007
2x2, Propeller Gallery, Toronto. February 2007
Summer Group Show, Fran Hill Gallery, Toronto. Aug 2005
Researched alchemy in art for a documentary by the Kabbalah Center, Los Angeles. 2004
Senior exhibition, University at Albany, May 2001
2000. Exhibited Untitled, a figure study, in a juried show at the University Art Gallery at the University at Albany.
2000 The I-Shop. A collaboration with fellow students and downtown Albany’s public,
transforming an abandoned storefront.