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K. Howell (1977-    )

She has lived in California, Washington and Virginia.  Her early interest in art came from her mother and grandmother who had both studied art and one time or another but never pursued it as a career.  Her first major show was while still in high school at the San Diego Museum of Art.  After graduation, she studied fine art at Pasadena City College.  Then, she attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.  She works predominantly in acrylic, pencils and  oils paints.  She has exhibited at the San Diego Museum of Art and at several art shows in the Pasadena and Los Angeles areaa.  Her influences include Salvador Dali, M. C. Escher, Ed Hopper, Olivia, J. C. Leyendecker, Frank Franzetta, James Ensor, and Vincent Van Gogh.

 

Education

 

1992-1996 Fallbrook Union High School, Fallbrook, California

High School Diploma

General education with an emphasis in fine art

Awards and Honors:  , Principals Honor Roll, Bank of America Achievement Award for Art, and 2 years of AP Studio Art.

 

1995-1996 Palomar Community College, San Marcos, California

Drawing and art history

 

1996-1999 Pasadena City College, Pasadena, California

Studio art, illustration, graphic design, sculpture, ceramics, and photography.

Honors at Entrance, and Deans Honor Roll

 

1999-2003 Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California

BFA with honors in illustration

Drawing, painting, graphics, science, and art history

 

Art Exhibits

 

1994 Our Coffee House (solo show), Fallbrook, California

1994 Young Art ’94 (group show), San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California

1996 Holmes Body Shop (group show), Pasadena, California

1998 Pasadena City College Gallery (group show), Pasadena, California

1999 Art Center College of Design (group show), Pasadena, California

2001 Art Center College of Design (group show), Pasadena, California

2002 Art Center College of Design (group show), Pasadena, California

2003 Art Center College of Design (group show), Pasadena, California

2004 Comic-Con International (group show), San Diego, California

2005 Comic-Con International (group show), San Diego, California

2006 Too Lips:  The Art Show (group show), Hollywood, California

2006 Berlin (group show), Los Angeles, California

2006 K. Howell Recent Works (solo show), Los Angeles, California

2006 K. Howell Recent Works (solo show), Los Angeles, California

2007 Rock N’ Roll (group show), Hollywood, California

2007 Elixir (group show), Los Angeles, California

2007 Propacandy (group show), Hollywood, California

2007 LA ArtWalk (gallery open house), Los Angeles, California

2007 Ablaze, (group show), Hollywood, California

2007 Profusion (group show), Hollywood, California

2007 Hell at the IVAR (on going monthly group show), Hollywood, California

2007 Mayapalooza, (group show), Pasadena, California

2007 Weiland’s Brewery, (group show), Los Angeles, California

2007 Art Appreciation Night II, (group show/charity event), Los Angeles, California

2007 2nd Street Cigars & Gallery, (group show), Los Angeles, California

2008 Hell at the IVAR (on going monthly group show), Hollywood, California

2008 Shadow Play (group show), Los Angeles, California

2008 Black Hearts Masque (group show), Los Angeles, California

2008 The Really Big Show (group show), Los Angeles, California

2008 Good Friday (group show), Los Angeles, California

2008 LA ArtWalk (gallery open house), Los Angeles, California

2008 8 on the 8th (group show), Los Angeles, California

 

 

 

Skills

 

Figurative and abstract artwork for illustration and fine art purposes using a variety of media and techniques

Book illustration, writing, and layout

Book binding and repair

Costume design

 

All information and artwork on this site are 1996-2011 K. Howell