The Floating Art Museum

Rising Tides

Saturday, June 8, 5 – 7:30pm

Rising Tides is the inaugural exhibition of the Hall Art and Technology Foundation Floating Art Museum. The exhibition features more than twenty artists (including Enrique Chagoya, Mildred Howard, Kara Maria, Michele Pred, Lucy Puls, and Masami Teraoka, among others) in a sampling of paintings and sculpture with a curatorial interest in contemporary culture.

Please register for free tickets here.

The Floating Art Museum, 2517 Blanding Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501

(image: Rejection #7, (John McCain), 6 x 6 inches, acrylic on canvas, 2009)

Mattatuck Museum

Reclaimed: The Art of Recology

Sunday, May 26 – Sunday, August 18, 2024

Group exhibition of artwork made by 33 artists during their residencies at Recology – the San Francisco “dump” – using discarded materials.

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702


(image: Seagull, 24 x 24 inches, acrylic on canvas, 2014, Collection of Recology, San Francisco, CA)

Reviews for Kara Maria, Precious and Precarious: Life on the Edge of Extinction

de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

January 28 – June 10, 2022

•, “Jaimie Baron on Kara Maria”, by Jaimie Baron, April 16, 2022

• The Santa Clara, “Kara Maria’s Abstract World of Endangered Animals”, by Matthew Lallas, February 4, 2022

• metroactive, “Kara Maria at De Saisset Museum”, by Grace Stetson, January 26, 2022

(image: installation view, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, 2022)

2020 Los Angeles Billboard Show

The Billboard Creative is a non-profit organization that turns billboards into public art sites. An image of my painting Kaleidoscope Eyes was featured on a 12 x 24 foot billboard at North Fairfax Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, CA from February to March, 2020.

(image: billboard installed in West Hollywood, CA, 2020 (Kaleidoscope Eyes, (green sea turtle), 2017, 26 x 26 inches, acrylic on canvas))