Karen Muntean


Solo Exhibitions


Splash Gallery, Esquimalt, May 2022

Saturna cafe,  "Imaginary Geographies"  March 2022

Moka House, Shoal Point, Victoria BC   2010, 2011, 2012

Grand Forks Art Gallery "The Memory of all This" monotypes 2000

Island Mountain arts Gallery, Wells, BC 1992

Grace Gallery, Vancouver, 1988 and 1989

Surrey Art Gallery 1987

Station Arts Centre, White Rock 1985

AGGV, Art Rental & Sales, 1985

Grand Forks Art Gallery, 1985


Group Exhibitions


TEQNIK Abstract Art Fair, 2018, VAC Gallery, Store Street, Victoria

 Todos los Colores, 2-person show with Hazel Harris, main gallery at Cedar Hill Rec Centre, Saanich 2017 

Sidney, BC Fine Art Show, 2008, 2009

Havana Gallery, Vancouver 2005

Grand Forks Art Gallery, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002

Sooke Fine Arts (BC)   1994  Jurors' Award

Nunavet Gallery, Victoria 1993

BC Festival of the Arts, Kimberley, Honourable Mention 1988

BC Festival of the Arts, Vernon 1992

University of Idaho Centennial Alumni Exhibit, 1986

Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Victoria 1988

Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Toronto 1986

and others prior to 1986




Dept. of Communications, Ottawa, MediaWatch poster and awards design for National Conference on Canadian Broadcasting Policy, 1987

Department of Communications, Ottawa, "Canada Presents" banners, Expo '86, Vancouver

Status of Women, Ottawa, "Person's Award" portfolio, 1981

Legal Services Commission, Vancouver, illustrations for two comic-book format books on legal concepts for children and teens 1978

Burns & McEachern, Ontario, illustrations for "Cariboo Runaway" 1976

Press Gang Publishers, Vancouver, illustrations & design for "Muktu the Backwards Muskox" 1975




Island Mountain Summer School of Art, Wells, BC  1984, 1988, 1992

Makara Design & Publishing, Vancouver 1974-76

University of California Press, 1965-66




Santa Reparata Studio, Florence, Italy, 1992

University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho  BA in Art 1964

Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Publishing Procedures Course, 1964



From 1998 to 2008 I operated Gallery Rosa on Saturna Island.  I now split my time between Victoria, BC and Saturna Island.  My work is represented in many private, public, and corporate collections regionally and nationally.