This skilled creative collective could wrap their arms around the globe. Much respect, big hugs.
Kari KarstenCuratorial ResidentArtist in Residence
A member of the Seneca nation, Kari holds an MA in Museology from the University of Washington and a BS in Communications and Rhetorical Studies with a minor in visual culture from Syracuse University. She is currently the gallery manager for the Columbia City Art Gallery. Her previous experiences have included work at Seattle Art Museum, Seneca-Iroquois National Museum, Mount Rainier Curatorial Department, ArtRage Gallery, and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Recently Kari curated “arnaq, hana’ack, smɁem” at Columbia City Art Gallery and “Indigenous Matrix: Northwest Women Printmakers” at Seattle Art Museum. As an Indigenous individual, her work centers on decolonization practices and providing well-rounded representations of marginalized communities.