About Karen Abboud

  • Karen Audler Abboud
    Mixed Media Artist



Karen Abboud has been actively working as a painter and mixed media artist for over 20 years. She has exhibited her work at local and regional galleries and museums, as well as in invitational shows in NYC. She has also collaborated in community and global art projects.

*BA studio coursework University of New Orleans
*Graduate degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, MAT
*Post graduate work at College of Santa Fe and Delgado Community College

GALLERY Affiliations:

Sullivan Gallery, 3827 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA

The Painting Center NYC, ARTFILE online gallery, ARTSY.

Artfile. https://www.thepaintingcenter.org/karenabboud

Ariodante Gallery, Julia St, NOLA

“AORTA Projects: Secret Gardeners, Growth,” Prospect 1 New Orleans Satellite Site, 11/08.
“The Cradle Project,” Installation, Albequerque, New Mexico, 6/20/08

SOLO shows:

Sullivan Gallery, Nola, Oct-Nov 2021, “upper room”
Jadite Gallery, 10th Avenue, NYC, October 2018

JURIED and Member Shows:

New Orleans Museum of Art, Art in Bloom, March 2023

Carroll Gallery, “Artists Respond:Post Roe Louisiana,” 2022

New Orleans Academy of Fine Art, Miniature Show, 2022

Artsy -The Painting Center Benefit 2022-2023, Chelsea, NYC

Sullivan Gallery Member, Summer Show 2022

New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, Student Show 2022

Sullivan Gallery, Nola, “new story,” Feb-Mar 2022

Degas Gallery, Julia Street NOLA, “Collage,” invitational, Dec 2021

Carter Burden Gallery, Chelsea, NYC, “looking forward”, Nov 2021

Atlantic Gallery, Chelsea, NYC, reBuilding, Juried, July 2021
Atlantic Gallery, NYC, “Connections V,” invitational show,  June 2021
”Ensemble:together again,” online exhibition, The Painting Center NYC, Aug-Sept 2020 ARTSY

Women’s Caucus, NO jazz and heritage museum, Summer 2019

New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, Abstract Show, March 2019

Atlantic Gallery, Juried, “Escapism,” Chelsea, NYC  Feb-Mar 2019

Ariodante Gallery, Julia Street, New Orleans, July 2018, September 2019

New Orleans Museum of Art, Art in Bloom, 2018, 2019

St Tammany Art House Member Show 2017, 2018

Women’s Caucus, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Museum, March 2017

Studio Inferno, Arabi, La, St Bernard Art Guild, July 2016

New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, Group Show, May 2016/17

Second Story Gallery, New Orleans Healing Center, Group shows, 2015

Second Story Gallery, New Orleans Healing Center, “Unclaimed,” April 2015; “Traverser,”  January 2014.

Tulane University Carroll Gallery, “Tribute to Sandy Chism,” January 2014

Boricua College La Galeria, NYC, “Ubiquitous,” June 2014

Herman Grima House Women’s Gallery, New Orleans, LA, July 2012-2013

AMO Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY,  Group Show, June, 2012

NOLA Now Part II: Abstraction, 4/26-6/10/12 (http://nolanow.cacno.org/)
“Land/ Currents/ Undercurrents,” Grand Isle Juried Exhibition, 4/9/11
“Elemental Works of Fire,” three person show, BECA Gallery, NOLA, 10/4/08
“The Calling ’08,” Judson Memorial, Washington Square Park, NYC, 8/29/08
“Educate & Celebrate,” NOLA Preservation Society, Boys & Girls Club, Jersey City 6/13/08
“Southern Open Juried Show, Acadiana Arts Council, Lafayette, Louisiana, May-July, 2008
“Threads,” Cassell Gallery, NOLA, two person show, March-April, 2008
“The Cradle Project: Preview,” Zane Bennett Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico 11/16/07
“Small Rays of Hope: Fragments of a Larger Idea,” Rhonda Schaller Studio, Chelsea, NYC 12/07
“Art Educators as Artists,” Hammond Regional Art Center, Hammond, LA, August, 2007
“A Great Awakening,” Rhonda Schaller Studio, Chelsea, NYC 7/14/07
“Louisiana Teachers as Artists,” LSU Union Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA 6/17/07
“Live Free or Die,” Rhonda Schaller Studio, Chelsea, NYC 3/08/07
“Earthworks Invitational,” Crystalwood Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee, 10/06
“American Diaspora,” Victory Hall Cultural Center, Jersey City, NJ, 10/06-12/06
“Surge: New Orleans on Higher Ground,” Lyceum Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 8/06-11/06
“Saltline Biennial,” Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, ALA 12/05-1/06
“Persophone,” Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, NOLA, 01/06
“Katrina You Bitch,” Barrister’s Gallery, NOLA, 01/06
“Hot for Teacher,” Big Top Gallery, NOLA 8/05
“Southern Current,” Mobile Contemporary Museum, Space 301, Mobile, ALA 3/04
National Juried Show, NO Art Assn, Poydras Plaza, NOLA, 5/02
“And Behold,” Three Member Show, Fort Isabel Gallery, Covington, LA, 9/02
“Ashes to Art,” 9/11 Remembered, St. Tammany Art Assn, Covington, LA 1/02
LA Art Works, Helen Escebedo “CARS” Artist in Residence Installation, NOLA 12/01
Association of Women in the Arts, 12th Biennial Juried Show, Baton Rouge, LA 11/2000