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EDUCATION

2010 MFA Photography, Savannah College of Art & Design, Atlanta, GA

2004 BA Journalism, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

SOLO & GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012, 2013, 2014
Art Papers Annual Art Auction, Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta, G A

2012
Art on the Beltline, Atlanta, G A
Living Walls, Atlanta GA

2011
Form 2011 Release Party and Exhibition Mint Gallery, Atlanta, G A
Visualize Rights, Auburn Avenue Research Library, Atlanta GA

2010
Couples, SoundTable, Atlanta GA
Couples, Dewberry Gallery, Atlanta, GA
A Life Beyond Your Own, Rawspace, Atlanta, GA
f18 Photography Show, Atlantic Station, Atlanta, GA
The Collection Plate, Picaflor Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Pine Portfolio Show, Picaflor Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2009
Minus: An Exhibition, Studioplex 143, Atlanta, GA
Uhaul Art Show, Atlanta, GA
Stimulus Photography Show, Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Photography's Annual Silent Auction, Eclipse di Luna, Atlanta, GA

2008
Atlanta Celebrates Photography, My Atlanta, Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA
All About Tress: An Art Auction to Benefit Trees Atlanta, Trees Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

2002
Through the Looking Glass: Views, perspective and the human form with Salah Anase, Apache Café, Atlanta, GA
Tate Student Center Art Gallery Photography Show, Tate Center Art Gallery, Athens, GA

2001
Tate Student Center Art Gallery Photography Show, Tate Center Art Gallery, Athens, GA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2010-Present   
Atlanta Technical College, Atlanta, GA                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Full-time Photography Instructor

2012  
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, online                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Savannah College of Art & Design,Atlanta, GA                                                                                                                                                                                            

2010-2011   
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, GA                                                                                                                                                                                                     
                             
Shorter College, Atlanta, GA                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Interim Photography Professor

2009                                   
Savannah College of Art & Design, Atlanta, GA                                                                                                                                                                                   
Graduate Teaching Assistant

Turner Broadcasting, Atlanta, GA                                                                                                                                    
Photographer Assistant

Threshing Floor Gallery & Academy, Atlanta, GA                                                                                       
Photographer and Gallery assistant

2006                                   
Picture This!
Photography Workshop, Atlanta, GA
Founding Facilitator

2005- 2008                 
CNN, Atlanta, GA
Marketing Coordinator

2005                                   
CARE International, Atlanta, GA
Photography Intern

2003 – 2004                 
Peace Corps, Bolivia, South America
Integrated Health Education volunteer

REVIEWS & PUBLICATIONS

2012
Access Atlanta: 'Expect the Unexpected at Art on the Atlanta Beltline'.
http://mo.accessatlanta.com/AccessAtlanta-sharing_/expect-the-unexpected-at-1507528.html?cxtype=rss_entertainment

The New York Times
: ‘Putting a Good Face on Street Art to Upgrade Atlanta’.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/18/us/putting-a-good-face-on-street-art-to-upgrade-atlanta.html

The Huffington Post: ‘Atlanta Hosts First All-Female Street Art Conference’
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jaime-rojo-steven-harrington/living-walls-atlanta-2012_b_1774430.html

The Creative Loafing: ‘Living Walls Reconnects Atlantans with their City One Wall at a Time’.
http://clatl.com/atlanta/living-walls-2012-art-guide/Content?oid=6120226

2011
Williams and England. Form 2011: Artistic Independence
printed catalog of establishd and emerging artists in Atlanta

Ethics Arts Cafe
, speaker
in collaboration with Emory University and Wonderroot

2010   
Southern Photography,Karen Shacham Shows Couples in Atlanta”   
http://southphotography.blogspot.com/2010/08/karen-shacham-shows-couples-in-atlanta.html
August 26, 2010, article by John N. Wall.
   
Oxford American,Love, American Style”   
http://www.oxfordamerican.org/blogs/post/2010/aug/18/love-american-style/

August 18, 2010, article by Carol Ann Fitzgerald, the managing editor of The Oxford American.

Atlanta Celebrates Photography,Couples”   
http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/index/year:2010/artist:1023
August 1, 2010, 'Couples' show printed in ACP booklet.

Art Relish,Karen Shacham Couples at Dewberry”   
http://artrelish.com/wpmu/blog/2010/08/16/karen-schacham-couples-at-dewberry/
August 16, 2010, video interview by Jason Parker

Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Karen Shacham Couples at Dewberry”   
http://www.acpinfo.org/blog/2010/08/17/karen-schacham-couples-at-dewberry-gallery-video/
                     
Art Relish, “Pine Portfolio Series at Picaflor Studio”
http://artrelish.com/wpmu/blog/2010/02/15/pine-portfolio-series-at-picaflor-studio/
February 15, 2010, article by Marcia Vaitsman and Serene Al-Kawas
                                 
Pine Magazine, “Audio Interview with Karen Shacham”
http://pinepresents.com/karen-shacam/
January 20, 2010, interview by Holly Lang                 

GRANTS & AWARDS 
                

2012                                  
Art on the Atlanta Beltline               

Recipient of artist grant

Idea Capital Grant                 
Recipient of Idea Capital Grant

Carve Magazine               
Winner of literary magazine cover contest

2008                                   
Savannah College of Art and Design                 

Recipient of MFA Fellowship

COLLECTIONS  
               

2011                                   
The Lesbian Herstory Archives                  

Brooklyn, NY

COURSES TAUGHT   
              

Atlanta Technical College:
Intro to Photography: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, SPRING 2014, ONLINE
Photo II: SPRING 2014
Documentary Photography: 2011, 2012, 2013, SPRING 2014
Product and Studio Photography: FALL 2011, SPRING 2012, FALL 2014
Raster Imaging (Photoshop): 2010,2011,2012, 2013, ONLINE,
Portraiture Photography: SPRING 2014
Exit Review (Portfolio): 2012, 2013, SPRING 2014
Dynamic Web Design: SPRING 2013, SUMMER 2013
Digital Editing – FALL 2010, WINTER 2011, SPRING 2011, ONLINE
Presentation Design (Video Editing & Production) – WINTER 2011
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh:
Photographic Design: FALL 2012
Savannah College of Art and Design:
Light and Shadow: Intro to Black & White Darkroom: SPRING 2012
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center:
The Art of Digital Photography: SPRING 2011, WINTER 2011, WINTER 2012
Shorter College:
Computer Arts: SPRING 2010
Photographic Arts: SPRING 2010
Black and White Darkroom: SPRING 2010

AREAS OF TEACHING PROFICIENCY  
Photography, Intro to Advanced
Documentary Photography, Intro to Advanced
Digital Photography, Intro to Advanced
Black and White Darkroom, Intro to Advanced
Digital Input & Output (image capture, scanning, printing)
Digital Editing & Design (Photoshop, Lightroom, Aperture)
Studio Lighting, Intro to Advanced
Commercial Photography (Studio & On location)
Web Design for Photographers
Multi-media & Video Editing (Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro)
Color Darkroom, Intro to Advanced
Art History (History of Photography)
Alternative Processes in Photography
Intro to Advanced Critique & Portfolio