Exhibitions

Installation view at The Floating Art Museum, left side - Kara Maria, Who Watches the Watchers?, 46 x 46 inches, acrylic on canvas, 2011; right side - Michele Pred, selections from Power of the Purse; all works Collection of the Hall Art and Technology Foundation, Alameda, CA, 2024.
Installation view from The Floating Art Museum, left side – Kara Maria, Who Watches the Watchers?, 46 x 46 inches, acrylic on canvas, 2011; right side – Michele Pred, selections from Power of the Purse; all works Collection of the Hall Art and Technology Foundation, Alameda, CA, 2024.

The Floating Art Museum

Rising Tides

June 8 – September 7, 2024

Hours: Fridays and Saturdays, 11am – 3pm, please book a tour using link below.

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 book a tour here.

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

www.hallartandtechnologyfoundation.com


Stargazer, (Great Basin silverspot butterfly), 40 x 32 inches, acrylic on canvas, 2024.
Stargazer, (Great Basin silverspot butterfly), 2024, 40 x 32 inches, acrylic on canvas.

Mark Moore Fine Art

Ultra 24

June 6 – September 15, 2024

An on-line group exhibition on ARTSY featuring new work from a diverse group of gallery artists.

Mark Moore Fine Art, on ARTSY, Orange, CA

310-266-2283

info@markmoorefineart.com

www.markmorefineart.com


Seagull, 24 x 24 inches, acrylic on canvas, 2014, Collection of Recology, San Francisco, CA.
Seagull, 24 x 24 inches, acrylic on canvas, 2014, Collection of Recology, San Francisco, CA

Mattatuck Museum

Reclaimed: The Art of Recology

May 26 – August 18, 2024

Traveling group exhibition of artwork made by thirty-three artists during their residencies at Recology – the San Francisco “dump” – using discarded materials.

Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT

203-753-0381

www.mattmuseum.org


Installation view of "Innumeral Infinite Songs", solo exhibition at 555 California Street, San Francisco, CA, 2023.
Installation view of “Innumeral Infinite Songs”, solo exhibition at 555 California Street, San Francisco, CA, 2023

555 California Street

Innumeral Infinite Songs

April 22 – July 1, 2023

Kara Maria’s second solo exhibition at Plaza Gallery in the landmark building at 555 California Street in downtown San Francisco. Curated by Jan Casey Bertrand, the show included fourteen paintings made from 2003 – 2021.

Plaza Gallery, 555 California Street, San Francisco, CA

jcaseybertrand@gmail.com

415-519-6539

www.caseyandassociatesartadvisors.com


Group photo of artists in group exhibition XX at Anglim/Trimble, San Francisco, CA, 2023. Left to right Kim Anno, Arngunnur Yr, M. Louise Stanley, Kara Maria, Mildred Howard, and Grace Munakata, with Katherine Sherwood in front.
Group photo of artists in group exhibition XX at Anglim/Trimble, San Francisco, CA, 2023. Left to right Kim Anno, Arngunnur Yr, M. Louise Stanley, Kara Maria, Mildred Howard, and Grace Munakata, with Katherine Sherwood in front.

Anglim/Trimble

XX: An Exhibition of Women Artists

March 11 – April 29, 2023

Group exhibition celebrating Women’s History Month with works by Kim Anno, Joan Brown, Mildred Howard, Kara Maria, Grace Munakata, Katherine Sherwood, M. Louise Stanley, Arngunnur Yr, and others.

Anglim/Trimble, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA 94104

gallery@anglimtrimble.com

415-433-2710

www.anglimtrimble.com


Installation view showing two paintings by Kara Maria: La Lumiere, 1999, 39 x 51 inches, acrylic on canvas (on left); Friendly Fire, 2001, 60 x 92 inches (diptych), acrylic on canvas (on right).
Installation view showing two paintings by Kara Maria: La Lumiere, 1999, 39 x 51 inches, acrylic on canvas (on left); Friendly Fire, 2001, 60 x 92 inches (diptych), acrylic on canvas (on right).

Museo Italo Americano

Rhapsody

March 17 – September 11, 2022

Three-person exhibition including seventeen of my works on paper from 1999-2019.

Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA

info@sfmuseo.org

415-673-2200

www.museoitaloamericano.org


Installation view of Precious and Precarious: Life on the Edge of Extinction, solo exhibition at the de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 2022.
Installation view of “Precious and Precarious: Life on the Edge of Extinction”, solo exhibition at the de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA 2022.

de Saisset Museum

Precious and Precarious: Life on the Edge of Extinction

January 28 – June 11, 2022

Solo exhibition of paintings and works on paper from 2013 – 2021. All works included miniature portraits of endangered animals to examine the place of wildlife within Earth’s increasingly unstable habitats.

Review of exhibition in Squarecylinder by Jaimie Baron, April 16, 2022.

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

415-554-4528

www.scu.edu/desaisset


Installation view of "Double Trouble", two-person exhibition with Enrique Chagoya at Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA, 2021.
Installation view of “Double Trouble”, two-person exhibition with Enrique Chagoya at Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA, 2021.

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art

Double Trouble: Enrique Chagoya & Kara Maria

September 18, 2021 – January 2, 2022

A two-person exhibition placing our artwork side-by-side focusing on our contributions as an artist-couple and artists-activists.

Review of exhibition by Jackie Lee in Sonoma Valley Sun, October 14, 2021.

Guest curators, Gwen Mercado-Reyes and Joey Reyes.

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA

707-939-7862

www.svma.org


Installation view of paintings in solo show by artist Kara Maria at Anglim/Trimble gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2021.
Installation view of paintings in solo show by artist Kara Maria at Anglim/Trimble gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2021.

Anglim/Trimble

Regarding Extinction

April 29, 2021 – June 26, 2021

A solo exhibition of paintings and new works on paper focused on the biodiversity crisis and the plight of endangered species.

Review of exhibition in Squarecylinder by David M. Roth, June 2, 2021.

Anglim/Trimble, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA

gallery@anglimtrimble.com

415-433-2710

www.anglimtrimble.com