Biography

Kari holds a degree in studio art from the University of California at Davis and has been an exhibiting artist and educator for over twenty-five years. Collected internationally, Kari's works are in private, corporate and embassy collections.

Kari is the artist/owner of Kari Minnick Art Glass Studio, LLC, located in the heart of the Arts & Entertainment district in Silver Spring, MD. The studio offers architectural commissions, fine art, and internationally recognized courses in kiln formed glass. A dynamic educator, Kari teaches her signature courses throughout the United States and in her Maryland studio.

Honors and Residencies:

ABSTRACTION OF PLACE IN THE HIGH DESERT OF NEW MEXICO: A PROFESSIONAL KILN-GLASS RESIDENCY, Abiquiu and Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2012

CROSSOVER: A Material Exchange Exploring the interface between kiln glass and other media, Conference presenter at BECon, 2011

IN PLACE: Kiln Formed Glass in the Built Environment an invitational international residency at NorthLands Creative Glass in Lybster, Scotland, 2010, 2011

JURORíS CHOICE AWARD: Outstanding craftsmanship and achievement in glass, Bay Area Glass Institute Gala, 2008

CELEBRATING CONNECTIONS: Contemporary Glass Art by Mid-Atlantic Artists at the Museum of American Glass in Millville, NJ, 2007

Selected commissions and collections:

Fortune 500 Healthcare headquarters, Minneapolis, MN
Embassy Suites Hotel, Washington, DC
Hampden Square, Bethesda, MD
Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, MD
Homewood Suites (Hilton Hotels), Silver Spring, MD
Ressurection Lutheran Church, Vienna, VA
Samek McMillan & Metro,  Rockville, MD
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, Washington, DC
David and Sally Sternbach, Silver Spring, MD
Jerry and Sona Nast, Austin, TX
Bruce and Leslie Lane, Bethesda, MD
Art in Embassies Program, Washington, DC
Swedish Embassy, Washington, DC
Deena Kaplan, Bethesda, MD
Dr. Mimi Cameron, Silver Spring, MD
Gudrun Ernst-Hrisuk, Arlington, VA
Rick Wall, Washington, DC
Paul and Nedra Biegel, NYC, NY
Jett Pihakis, Washington, DC
Marsha Gold, Washington, DC

 

 

 

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