Education:

BFA, Graphic Design, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY


Exhibitions

2018    Thirty New Orleans Artists, tricentennial exhibit, Second Story Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2018    Hearth Ephemeral, New Orleans, LA, Prospect 4 Satellite exihibit, Bywater Bakery, New Orleans, LA

2017    Bywater Biennial, Prospect 4 Satellite exihibit at the New Orleans Art Center, New Orleans, LA

2017    Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 2017 Louisiana Contemporary Exhibit, curated by Shantrelle P. Lewis

2017    Tréo Gallery, We’ve Got A Boat: Mississippi River Art Show Opening September 9, 2017

2017    Angela King Gallery Studio, New Orleans

2017    Tréo Gallery, NOLA ~ Irish Network New Orleans, Art of the Immigrant, New Orleans, LA

2016    New Orleans Art Center, La Femme, New Orleans, LA 

2016    Tréo Gallery, NOLA ~ Resurection and Rebellion, New Orleans, LA

2016    CANO Anniversary Exhibit, New Orleans, LA

2015    Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Louisiana Contemporary, curated by Brooke Davis Anderson, New Orleans, LA 

2015    Tréo Gallery, NOLA ~ 10 Years Later Lest We Forget, New Orleans, LA

2015    Arts Council New Orleans Gallery, Year of the Wild Man exhibit, New Orleans, LA

2015    McKenna Museum of African American Arts, Contemporary Artists Respond to the Baby Dolls, New Orleans, LA

2015    Arts Council New Orleans, Queens Rule! Exhibit, New Orleans, LA

2015    Ariodante Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2014    Élan Vital, Tréo Gallery, two person Prospect 3+ Satellite Exhibit, New Orleans 

2014    Contemporary Arts Center, Mark of the Feminine, New Orleans, LA

2014    New Orleans Museum of Art, Reparation: Contemporary Artists from New Orleans, Prospect 3+ exhibit curated by
            Diego Cortez for Luciano Benetton’s imago mundi Collection, New Orleans, LA

2014    McKenna Museum of African American Arts, Queens Rule, a Prospect 3 venue, New Orleans, LA

2014    Ariodante Gallery, Lagniappe Show, New Orleans, LA  

2014    Jazz and Heritage Gallery, Outside the Tent, New Orleans, LA

2014    Tréo, Back O Town, New Orleans, LA

2013    McKenna Museum of African American Arts, Donald Harrison, Sr. The Legacy, New Orleans, LA

2012    Contemporary Arts Center, NOLA NOW - The Human Figure, New Orleans, LA

2011    Three Ring Circus, Big Top Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2010    The Foundry, Artists Act Now for the Gulf, New Orleans, LA

2010    Jazz and Heritage Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2010    Three Ring Circus, Big Top Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2004    A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY 


Select Collections

Luciano Benetton's imago mundi collection, Italy 

Blues Hall of Fame, Memphis TN

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation


Select Juried Festivals

2010-2018

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, New Orleans, LA - Awarded “Best of Show” in 2011

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation’s Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival, New Orleans, LA


Published books

2004     The George W. Bush Coloring Book, Garrett County Press

2009    Ray Nagin Coloring Book, New Basin Press, 2009


Select Press & Publications

2015    Louisiana Contemporary digital cataglog, Ogden Museum of Southern Art

2015    Year of the Wild Man catalog Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame

2014    imago mundi NOLA catalog, New Orleans Museum of Art

2014    Queens Rule! catalog, McKenna Museum of African American Art (upcoming November), 2014

2013    Offbeat Magazine “Jazz Fest Bible” cover, painting of Monk Boudreaux

2013    Offbeat Magazine “Jazz Fest Bible” cover, painting of Walter Wolfman Washington

2013    Offbeat Magazine, “OffBeat Cover Artist Karen Ocker Brings Work to Jazz Fest”

2013    Cultural Connections, Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation

2013    AXS TV Artist Spotlight interview

2009    CNN International's Ray Nagin Revealed

2009    CBS News, “Ray Nagin Satirized in Coloring Book”

2009    Associated Press, “Coloring Book skewers New Orleans Mayor Nagin” by Becky Bohrer,

2009    Good Morning New Orleans with Jon Huffman

2009    Times Picayune review by Susan Larson

2009    Times Picayune, “60 Second Interview” with Chris Rose

2009    Offbeat Magazine, “Color Our World” by Clifton Lee

2009    FOX National News

2006    Day for Night, Whitney Museum Biennial Catalogue

2006    Print Magazine, Regional Design Review

2004    CNN Headline News

2004    New York Times, “Caution: Angry Artists at Work” by Roberta Smith

2004    Village Voice, Bush Beat “Hue and Cry” by Ward Harkavy

2004    Times Picayune by Doug MacCash

2004    Gambit Weekly by Alex Rawls

2004    Clamor Magazine

2004    Advocate

2004    Hip Mama

2004    NCWA Newsletter

2004    Salon.com

2004    Huffington Post