M A R Y  j o  K A R I M N I A         b 1963, Detroit, Mi

                                                                                                                     Lives and works in Memphis, TN

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SELECT EXHIBITIONS

2022

Wide Open, Studiohouse on Malvern, Memphis, TN

CHAOS 8, RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX 

2020   

Memphis Art + Design design show – 3rdSpace 

2019   

CHAOS 7, RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

Negative Space, curated by Aubree Penney, Memphis, TN

Crushed, Memphis, TN

Stitched, Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN

2018   

CHAOS, RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

Studio Exchange: Memphis Opening, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

The Women of RO2, RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

Art/Race/Violence: a Collaborative Response, curated by Dr. Earnestine Jenkins and Richard Lou

2017   

Cups are Emotion (solo) RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX 

Potluck, Memphis, TN

Nasty Show, Memphis, TN

2016

A Bad Question a collaborative exhibition by the tART collective 

Fold (solo museum show) Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN

CHAOS 2016,  RO2 Gallery, Dallas, TX

Six Points, Memphis, TN 

Planet Nine: Displacement, curated by Eric C, Memphis, TN

Assembled (group) curated by Lester Merriweather, ArtsMemphis in Memphis, TN

2015  

Mary Jo Karimnia (solo) Blanco, La Paz, Bolivia

Untitled, Blanco Gallery,  La Paz, Bolivia

Free Alterations (solo) Memphis, TN

 

CURATING 

2016    Belongings II: Repurposed, Memphis, TN

2016    Hereabouts, Memphis, TN

2015    Belongings, Memphis, TN

2015    you + me, Memphis, TN

2014    Unchained II, Memphis, TN

2013    Unchained: a Memphis Chain Letter Exhibition, Memphis, TN

 

PROFESSIONAL ROLES

Residency Manager, Crosstown Arts 

US Manager for Keiko Gonzalez

Talk Radio host for WYXR Talkin’ Memphis

Curator

Studio Manager

Art wrangler

Occasion writer/editor