At the opening reception for "Polychromatic Mojo: Color as Content" at Cerritos Art Gallery, December 2018. Photo by Hagop Najarian.

At the opening reception for "Polychromatic Mojo: Color as Content" at Cerritos Art Gallery, December 2018. Photo by Hagop Najarian.

Bio

Karri Paul is an artist and writer living in Los Angeles. Her work has appeared in Boston Review, Fence, The Pushcart Prize, The University of Texas Courtyard GalleryYew, and elsewhere. Hunger Prospect, a collection of Paul’s poems, is available from Dancing Girl Press. Recent group shows include “Polychromatic Mojo: Color as Content” curated by Hagop Najarian at Cerritos College Art Gallery, "Natural 20" at Tiger Strikes Asteroid Los Angeles and "Common Room" curated by Evan Trine at the Finishing Concepts Gallery in Monterey Park. Paul’s solo painting show, "Cutting Garden," was on view at Whittier College's Greenleaf Gallery in 2017.

Born in Wisconsin and raised in Tennessee, Karri Paul earned an MFA at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, a Graduate Certificate from the UI Center for the Book, and an MFA in Studio Art at the University of Texas at Austin. For sixteen years, she taught art, writing, book arts, visual culture, and cross-disciplinary courses at various institutions including MICA, Johns Hopkins, and most recently, Otis College of Art and Design.