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Name  Karin Olah

Role  Artist
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Education  Maryland Institute College of Art

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Karin Olah (born 1977) is a contemporary painter, collage, and fiber artist based in Charleston, SC. An abstractionist, Olah's paintings incorporate fabric, thread and mixed media. Olah is known in the American South for her fabric collages which mimic elements of the natural world. Her imagery is informed by quilt-making as well as the light patterns and colors in her current surroundings of Charleston, SC.


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Olah is from Lancaster, PA and attended the Maryland Institute College of Art. Following art school, Olah worked for several years in Manhattan managing a textile studio with couture fashion designer clients such as Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, and Ralph Lauren. Olah's work is found in private and corporate collections including the Medical University of South Carolina’s Contemporary Carolina Collection, the City of Charleston's Office of Cultural Affairs; and the Shoestring Publishing Company.

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Wofford College, Spartanburg SC.

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Dobbs Gallery, "Arrivals: The Collage Paintings of Karin Olah", Birmingham AL.

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Corrigan Gallery, Incantations of Thread, Charleston SC.


Corrigan Gallery, The Meandering Thread, Charleston SC.


Maryland Institute Fox Gallery, Constellation Installation, Baltimore MD.

Maryland Institute Station Building Window Gallery, Floaters, Baltimore MD.


Maryland Institute Gallery, Solo Show: Symbiosis, Baltimore MD.


Maryland Institute Bunting Center Gallery, Multifuntional Color Monitors, Baltimore MD.


Lititz Public Library, Solo Show, Lititz PA.

Group exhibits


Charleston City Gallery at Waterfront Park, "Contemporary Charleston 2009: Revelation of Process", Charleston SC.

Robert Lange Studios, "Yellow vs. Blue", Charleston SC.


South Carolina State Museum, "20th Anniversary Juried Art Exhibition", Columbia SC.

Target Gallery at Torpedo Factory Art Center, "Led By Thread", Alexandria VA.

Charleston City Gallery, "Piccolo Spoleto 24th Annual Juried Art Exhibition", Charleston SC.


Columbia Museum of Art, Contemporaries' Young Artist of the Year, Columbia SC.

City Gallery at Waterfront, View from the Water's Edge, Charleston SC.

Eva Carter Gallery, Sunset at Wadmalaw - An Invitational Show, Charleston SC.

Robert Lange Studios, The Other Side, Charleston SC.

Corrigan Gallery, Palette & Palate, Charleston SC.

Maryland Institute Fox Gallery, 15 x 15, MiCA Alumni Show, Baltimore MD.

Piccolo Spoleto, Annual Juried Exhibition, Charleston SC.

Robert Lange Studios, Small Works 2007, Charleston SC.


Charleston City Gallery at Waterfront, Under the Radar, Charleston SC.

Redux Contemporary Art Center, The Unlikely Target, Charleston SC.

Corrigan Gallery, Grand Opening Show, Charleston SC.

Sienna Restaurant, Gibbes Museum of Art Benefit, Daniel Island SC.


Redux Contemporary Art Center, Selected Works Auction, Charleston SC.

53 Cannon Gallery, Women Having Fun, Charleston SC.

Starbucks King Street, Summer Exhibition, Charleston SC.

Church Studio Art & Design, Studio Show, Charleston SC.

53 Cannon Gallery, Up & Coming, Charleston SC.

Piccolo Spoleto, Annual Juried Exhibition, Charleston SC.

Charleston Artist Guild Juried Exhibition, Visitors Center, Charleston SC.


Church Studio Art & Design, Studio Show, Charleston SC.


East Hawaii Cultural Center, All Hawaii Juried Art Exhibition, Hilo HI.


Lancaster Museum of Art, 38th Annual Open Art Award Exhibit, Lancaster PA.


Elizabethtown College Gallery, 9th Annual Pennsylvania Juried Exhibition.


Artscape 98, "Art Car Show: Little Big Bang Tour Bus", Baltimore MD.

H. Lewis Gallery, 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Baltimore MD.

Maryland Institute Fox 2 Gallery, Printmaking Exhibition, Baltimore MD.


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