Illustration portfolio of Karin Mansberg

I have been accepted as an artist member at the Gallery 25 in New Milford, Connecticut

In the beginning of this year I was accepted as a member artist at the Gallery 25 in New Milford, Connecticut. I am currently displaying my hand printed towels, pillow covers, fabric coasters and my mono print Fern in Woods as part of the gallery’s March Madness show. The Gallery 25 has around 20 members: many painters, glass artists, … Continue reading

Art patches

Art of Art Patches When I draw with my children I have the most fun making images. No worries about how or what to draw just let your hand run wild across paper. When I started to make art patches I felt I was having fun and not taking myself too seriously. So I have … Continue reading

BLOCKprintedArt will be at Mad Hackers STEAM Fair 2015 in Danbury, Connecticut

The second Mad Hackers STEAM Fair for interactive makers (science+technology+engineering+art+math) is on Saturday October 17th, 2015. I will be presenting  BLOCKprinted Art (follow this link to see the animation with paper puppets)* and Paper Puppets Band with my daughter, which is a interactive printmaking project based on my daughter’s drawing of animals playing instruments (she drew it while listening … Continue reading

blue-mountain-gallery-june-2013.jpg

MFA Thesis Exhibition at Blue Mountain Gallery, taken during the opening night in June 2013

Emerging Artists: WCSU MFA Thesis Ehxhibition in NYC * JUNE 18 – JULY 6, 2013 *

Blue Mountain gallery in NYC will host WCSU 2013 MFA Thesis Ehxhibition. More on this show will be posted soon. I will be showing the book page drawings from the past three years. But you can read the short intoroductions to every artist in here: http://www.bluemountaingallery.org/wcsu-2013/

My first self-published illustrated essay Nature and Technology

My first self-published book Nature and Technology is now available through Blurb bookstore; I will be selling a limited edition of 50 copies. The new book and original illustrations are on the show at the WCSU Spring 2013 Thesis Exhibition April 4- 15th at Higgins Gallery 181 White Street, Danbury, CT Opening reception April 4, … Continue reading

The Melt, a group show in Danbury, CT

I must share my artist friend Mei-Ling’s great blog post here about the current group show at the Mercurial Gallery that we are both participating as local artists: The Melt The gallery is run by a young woman, a musician and a writer, Amanda Bloom. Amanda works with Katie Bassett, an artist, who has curated … Continue reading

May-June 2012: My Book Page Drawings on Display in the Two Artist Show

For a one month in the early summer or late spring the Mercurial Gallery in downtown Danbury showed two artists’ work – me and Phil Lique from New Haven. The feedback from the show on my book page drawings was pleasantly positive and one of my drawings found a new owner. Thank you Amanda Bloom … Continue reading

OUT with the Year 2011 & IN with the New Year 2012 in Arts

“Self Observed”, a juried art show, November 18th, 2011 – January 22nd, 2012 at the North Carolina Museum of Art. My oil painting “Communication” (2009) is on show at the NCMA. The nc artblog has written about the show, read here. The City Center of Danbury selected the drawing I entered to the contest for … Continue reading