Karen J Revis

Karen J Revis is an artist based in New York City who is driven by
process and materials. She is a printmaker using a variety of
techniques including monotypes, lithographs, etchings, linoleum
cuts, collagraphs and papermaking. Her Karen J. Revis Studio
portfolio comprises abstract works, vibrant with color and texture.
Revis’ monotypes have been used to create textiles designs. She
has partnered with Brooklinen to create a beautiful line of
bedding, A-Street Prints to create a stunning line of wallpaper and
she created a limited edition of prints for Room and Board.
In 2017 she started Revisionary Prints, which was created to
explore her experience growing up in an all black community in
the 60!s and being black and existing in today's political climate.
Two of Revis!"prints were selected by Colossal Media as the first
in their Represent: Black Arts mural project, with murals in NYC
and LA.
Revis is a member of The Black Women of Print (BWoP) and
Black Artist and Designer Guild (BADG). She was a recipient of
the Robert Blackburn Workshop SIP Fellowship in 2018. She has
served as a board member of the Women#s Studio Workshop.
Revis has attended residencies at Penland School of craft,
Haystack School of Craft, The Morgan Paper Conservatory,
Cleveland,OH; BACAS, Teggiano Italy; Pyramid Atlantic, Silver
Spring MD.; The Women#s Studio Workshop, Rosendale NY and
Henry Street Settlement, NY, NY. Her work is featured in The Art
of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient
Medium by Joanne Mattera (Watson-Guptill Publications). She
studied Fine Art at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. and continues to
collaborate and exhibit her work widely.