Karen Tucker Kuykendall
3518 Regent Park, Tampa, Florida  33629
813-253-0573, 813-833-1651
University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. M.A. Art Education, 1972
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. B.A. Fine Arts, Minor Art History, 1975       
Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions:
…and Tales of Great Adventure…Paintings by Karen Tucker Kuykendall, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida, 2017
Imaginary Icons, Paintings by Karen Tucker Kuykendall and Dolores Coe, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida, 2011
Karen Tucker Kuykendall, Paintings, American Stage, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2012
Common Ground, Karen Tucker Kuykendall, Painting, and Suzanne Camp Crosby, Photography, Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Dunedin, Florida, 1993
Two Person Show, City of Tampa and Center for Contemporary Arts, City Hall, Tampa, Florida, 1990
Solo Show, Paintings and Drawings, Tampa Bay Art Center, Tampa, Florida, 1978
Solo Show, Paintings and Drawings, Hillsborough Community College Theater, 1978
Karen Lee Tucker and Judith Boodon, Paintings, Center Gallery, University of South Florida,
Tampa, Florida, 1975
Selected Group Exhibitions:
Alliance for the Arts 33rd All Florida Juried Exhibit, Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, Florida, 2019
Inspired by Confreres, Michelle Tuegel Contemporary, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2016
Small Works, Holiday Group Show, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida, 2013,2014,2015,2016,2017,2018 
Hot summer Show, group Show of Gallery Artists, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida, 2013,2014,2015,2016,2017,2018,2019
Group Show of Gallery Artists, Art on Centre, Fernandina Beach, Florida, 2015, 2016
Annual All Florida Juried Competition and Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida, 2009, 2012, 2013
Now and Then, Clayton Galleries, Tampa, Florida, 2012
Paradise Lost/Paradise Found, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2011
Florida Biennial V, Museum of Florida Art, Deland, Florida, 2010
A Taste of Good Hope, Invitational Group Exhibition, Hospice foundation of the Florida Suncoast, Clearwater, Florida, 2008
Annual Fine Arts Exhibition, Ridge Art Association, Winter Haven, Florida, 1989, 1990
3rd Annual All Florida Biennial Exhibition, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida, 1989
The Tampa Triennial, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida, 1988
Real Life, Painting and Drawing Invitational, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, Florida, 1988
Company of Women, Ridge Art Association, Winter Haven, Florida, 1988
Fabulous Florida, Hodgell Gillman Gallery, Tampa, Florida, 1986
Raymond, James and Associates Invitational, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1985,1986,1987,1988
Karen Kuykendall, Gail Perrin Blank, Dan Gunderson, Three Person Show, Visual Arts Gallery, Pensacola Community College, Pensacola, Florida, 1985
The Tampa Triennial, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida, 1985
Small Works, Valencia Community College Visual Arts Gallery, Orlando, Florida, 1985
Florida Images: Past and Present, the Art Collector Gallery, Gainesville, Florida, 1985
Tampa Bay Award Winners, the Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida, 1985
Gasparilla’s Best, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida, 1985
Roots in Realism, the Richard B. Baumgardner Center for the Performing Arts, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, Florida, 1985
The Prospective Show, Florida Center for Contemporary Art, Tampa, Florida, 1985
46th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Society of the Four Arts, Palm
Beach, Florida, 1984
Greetings from Florida, Gallery 600, Largo, Florida, 1984
Discover Florida Artists, Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, Florida, 1984
Loch Haven Arts Center Annual Juried Exhibition, Orlando, Florida, 1984
Women Art, Lee Scarfone Gallery, Tampa, Florida, 1984
Closet Art: Out of Sight, Under Cover, Florida West Coast Women’s Caucus for the
Arts, Soho South Gallery, Safety Harbor, Florida, 1984
Cityscapes, the Artists’ Alliance, Tampa, Florida, 1983
Florida Realists, Manatee Art Center, Bradenton, Florida, 1983
Showcase of Regional Artists, Richard B. Baumgardner Center for the Performing Arts at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, Florida, 1983
Florida’s West Coast Artists Visit North Miami, North Miami Museum and Arts Center, Miami, Florida, 1983
Florida Visual Artists Fellowship Exhibition, Tallahassee, Florida, 1983
Florida Painting, the Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, Florida, 1982
Pinellas County Arts Council’s Invitational, Showcase of Excellence, Safety Harbor,
Florida, 1982
Tampa Bay ’82, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida, 1982
Drawing: A Florida Perspective, Valencia Community College Gallery, Orlando, Florida, 1981
Realism Invitational, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North
Carolina, 1981
Public Collections:
The Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida
The Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida
TECO, Tampa, Florida
Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida
Pensacola Community College, Pensacola, Florida
City of Clearwater, Clearwater, Florida
Capitol Building, House of Representatives, Tallahassee, Florida
Florida Department of Natural Resources, Marjory Stoneman Douglas Building,
Tallahassee, Florida
Publications and Media:
Tampa Review, Literary Journal of the University of Tampa, Beulahland, My Beulahland…Self Portrait of a 20th    Century Florida Cracker, oil on canvas, 1996
Cover Art, Jump Rope Queen and Other Stories by Karen Loeb, New Rivers Press, Minneapolis Minnesota, 
Illustrations for Focus on Florida, published by Konglomerati Press, Vol. VI, Number 3, 1983
Drawings and Border Ornament Design for Florida Poems, Konglomerati Press, Gulfport, Florida, 1981
“Metamorphosis,” an article included in Revitalize! Update, published by the Florida Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, 1981
“Artist’s Perspective,” an article included in Proceedings of the Arts and Aging Conference, published by St. Petersburg College, 1980
1980 “Artist’s Journal Excerpts,” Revitalize! A Pilot Program in Arts/Aging, published by the Florida Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, 1980
Honors and Awards:
Individual Artist Grant Recipient, Arts Council of Hillsborough County, 2017
Florida Visual Arts Individual Artists Fellowship Recipient, Florida Arts Council, 1982-1983
Clearwater Artist-in-Residence Project, Award Recipient, Clearwater, Florida, 1981-1982
Visual Artist-in-Residence, Revitalize!, A Pilot Arts and Aging Program sponsored by the Pinellas County Arts Council and the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, 1979
Tarpon Springs Community Artist-in-Residence Program, Tarpon Springs, Florida, 1977-78