MFA 2007 Fiber and Material Studies The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BFA 2002 Fiber and Material Studies The University of the Arts, Philadelphia
(upcoming), Lloyd Dobler Gallery. Chicago
"Hash Mountain", The Franklin. Chicago
"PPPPPresto!", moniquemeloche Gallery: On the Wall Series. Chicago
"We Have to Believe That We Are Magic", Lula Cafe, Chicago. Curated by Marianne Fairbanks
"Tie Dyes on the Sunrise", The Bike Room. Curated by Nancy Lu Rosenheim. Chicago
(upcoming) “More Than Naked” curated by Christian Reiben at Loyola University Gallery
“Stranger Danger” with Judith Brotman. Adult Contemporary, Chicago
“Community Supported Art” curated by ThreeWalls and Shannon Stratton, Chicago
“Euphemize” Slow Gallery, curated by Paul Hopkin, Chicago
"In Circles", Sidecar Gallery Hammond, IN. Two person show with Surabhi Ghosh.
"R & D" Manifold, Chicago. In collaboration with Heather Youngdahl Mullins. Curated by Britton Bertran
"Bauhaus Now" The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago. In collaboration with Daniel Lavitt.
Dock 6 Design and Art Series, curated by Gretel Garcia Cuba and Holly Sabin of Hinge Gallery, Chicago
"Sea Change" Meadow Gallery, Chicago. In collaboration with Diana Guerrero-Macía
The Suburban booth & SideCar Gallery booth. MDW Fair Chicago
“Alea Jacta Est”. Group Show, Weglowa Gallery, Bialystok Poland.
"The Great Poor Farm Experiment II". The Poor Farm, Little Wolf WI.
Curator Magalie Guerin
"Sweeping the Inside Out" . Group Show. Side Car Gallery, Hammond IN.
Curators Carl Baratta and Mike Kaysen
"In Memory of…A Love Story" Performance at SPOKE Gallery
"I Love You, I Love You" LivingRoom Gallery, Chicago IL
Group show with Dan Gunn featuring collaborative works with Gunnatowski
"A Disconsolate Chimera" Lecture and performance at Hyde Park Art Center
"Retreat" Northern Illinois University. Gallery 214, Chicago IL
Group Show with Chris Lin
Curated by Jenny Ramos
"John Almanza, Karolina Gnatowski, Carol Jackson" The Brown Triangle, Chicago, IL
"Territory" 2828 N. Sawyer, Chicago
A collaborative installation of painting and sculpture situated in an apartment without disrupting the livability of the space.
Extensions include a residency program featuring performance, responsive writing and a publication.
In collaboration with Dan Gunn as part of Gunnatowski.
"Lollapalooza" Grant Park. Chicago, IL
"Danger, Rabies!" Gallery2, Chicago
"MFA Thesis Exhibition"Gallery2, Chicago
"Performance: The Twins" London, UK
"Whynogetaway" Gallery2, Chicago, IL
"Integrated Visions". The Roger Brown Study Collection. Chicago, IL
"“Garden Party” Hinge Gallery, Chicago
Month long outdoor sculpture show featuring Christalena Hughmanick, Heather Mullins, Vanessa
Smith, Kaylee Rae Wyant.
"“Line-Of-Site” presented by Twelve Galleries Projects. Hosted by Western Exhibitions and co-
curated with Kate Ruggeri and Alicia Chester. Featuring Sarah and Joseph Belknap, Christalena
Hughmanick and Sarah Jones
"“WorkWork” a series of one on one collaborations between the artist and invited guests. Featuring
Alex Chitty, Diana Guerrero-Macia, Daniel Lavitt, David Leggett, Carol Jackson, Heather Mullins,
Roselyn Borowski Award for Fibers
Finalist for 3Arts Juried Award
SAIC Faculty Enrichment Grant 2011
Jefferson Godard, Chicago
ACRE, Visiting Artists
Urban Gateways, Teaching Artist in Residence
Art Factory, Bialystok Poland. Visiting guest lecturer/ Resident.
2013 The Goldminer Project, Princeton Architectural Press. Edited by Sarah Trigg
Stranger Danger show catalog with essay by Claudine Ise
Kelly Reaves “Review/ Stranger Danger: Adult Contemporary” NewCity Magazine (March 2013)
2012 Claudine Ise “It Isn’t Just Art…Now You Can Participate” Chicago Tribune. Dec. 06, 2012
WorkWork season 2011 catalog
2011 Bauhaus Now Show Catalogue
2010 Bialystok Gazeta, (August 23, 2010)
Kurier Poranny, (July 10, 2010)
2009 Steve Kush Ruiz “Karolina Gnatowski @ Spoke” Chicago Art Review ( July 13, 2009)
2008 Gunn, Daniel “Carol Jackson, Karolina Gnatowski, John Almanza” New City Magazine ( January 2008)
2007 Sincerity and Sentiment Symposium Gallery 2, Chicago SAIC Paper: Is That Sarcasm? I Don't Even Know Anymore.
2006 Why No Get Away Show Catalogue