At Gallery Five18, Bubb will have a feature show in September of her Private Idaho paintings, opening on Thursday, September 4th at 5:30 pm.
Karen Bubb is Public Arts Manager for Boise City Department of Arts & History, Chair of the national Americans for the Arts Public Art Network Council, and an Affiliate at Boise State Universitys (BSU) Centre for Creativity & Innovation in the College of Business & Economics, where she's an adjunct professor.
Bubb consults and provides workshops statewide for municipalities and arts organizations regarding public art, creativity and cultural policy. In 2012 she was given a Governor's Award for the Arts for her work in Arts Administration. She is a founding board member for Surels Place, an Artist-in-Residency program in Garden City. In 2008 she completed her Masters in Public Administration and Graduate Certificate for Regional and Community Planning at BSU with a focus on cultural policy.
Bubb, a Boise native, is an active visual artist who graduated from University of Oregon in 1990 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. She has a passion for working in many mediums. Her art is in numerous private collections and the permanent collection of Boise Art Museum.