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Curriculum Vitae

Doris Kapner

1971

Born in Suffern, New York

Currently lives and works in Charlotte Metro, North Carolina

Education

 

1994

Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY

Bachelors of Fine Art in Sculpture, Cum Laude

Apex Technical School, New York, NY

Certificate in Welding Technology

Grants/Awards

 

2023

  • First Prize for Printmaking, Women United Art Prize 2023, Women United Art Movement, Czech Republic

  • Best Sculptor Nominee, Queen City Nerve's Best in Nest, Charlotte, NC

  • HUG grant, Charlotte is Creative, Charlotte, NC

  • Selected Artist, Artists in the Theater Program for Into The Woods performance at the Belk Theater, Blumenthal Performing Arts, Charlotte, NC

  • Selected Artist, Studio Visit Book Vol-1, Arts to Hearts Project, Juror: Danielle Krysa

 

2022

  • Selected Artist, Artists in the Theater Program for What the Constitution Means to Me performance at the Knight Theater, Blumenthal Performing Arts, Charlotte, NC

  • Selected Artist, Dine In For Art at the McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

    • Limited edition digital artist print included.

2021

  • McColl Center Studio Artist, The McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

  • Selected Artist with Laurie Smithwick for AARP Community Challenge Grant awarded to Brand the Moth in partnership with ArtWalksCLT on the Little Sugar Creek Greenway, Charlotte, NC (Created 100 foot long mural in the Parkwood Road tunnel.)

  • META Mural Residency, Brand the Moth, Charlotte, NC

  • Selected Artist for Gift Boutique, Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit, Charlotte, NC

  • Third Place Award, COSO Biennial 2021,  VAE Raleigh, Raleigh, NC 

  • Third Place Award, Justice & Beauty,  SouthEnd Arts, The Brooklyn Collective, Charlotte, NC 

2020 

  • ​Arts & Science Council: Regional Artist Project Grant, Charlotte, NC

  • Arts & Science Council:Community Supported Art Program

    • 2020 Selected Artist

    • 50 works created for shareholders, Charlotte, NC

  • Honorable Mention, The Women's Issue 2020, Create Magazine

Solo Exhibition

 

2024

  • A Grimm Tale, Women United Gallery, Women United Art Movement Virtual Exhibition

 

2023

  • A Grimm Tale, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC 

Group Exhibitions

 

2024

  • Splinter and Seed: Function and Concept in Wood, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

  • Tschak Boom XL, M.O.A. Season 2, MOA.WIEN, Vienna, Austria

  • Women of 2023: Photography + Printmaking Room, Women United Gallery, Women United Art Movement Virtual Exhibition

  • Benefit Art Auction, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

 

2023

  • Hunnid Dollar Art Fair, BLKMKTCLT, Charlotte, NC

  • Tschak Boom #04, MOA.WIEN, Vienna, Austria

  • Fall Free For All 2023, Hart-Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC

  • Inhibition and Expression, Flux Galleries, Charlotte, NC

  • Decked Out, OBRA Collective, VAPA Center, Charlotte, NC

  • Tschak Boom XL, M.O.A. Season 1, MOA.WIEN, Vienna, Austria

  • Benefit Art Sale and Auction, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

  • Unbound, Curated by Meredith Connelly with support from the Safe Alliance team, Charlotte Art League, Charlotte, NC

  • Resilience - An Art Show for Reproductive Justice, Project Enough, VAPA Center, Charlotte, NC

  • Spring Free For All 2023, Hart-Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC

  • PDA, Petra's Art Lounge, Charlotte, NC

  • Resolve, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

2022

  • Grand Opening Show, Ministry of Artists Gallery, MOA.WIEN, Vienna, Austria

  • The Little Prince: Seeing with the Heart, Moving Poets, Booth Playhouse, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte, NC

  • Fall Free For All 2022, Hart-Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC

  • Too Hot To Handle, A Mug Show, Summit Coffee NoDa, Charlotte, NC

  • Not in Repose: A reckoning, A moment. A fury, Good Year Arts, Charlotte, NC

  • Safe Space, OBRA Collective, VAPA Center, Charlotte, NC

  • On Connection, MOA.WIEN and Front Sztuki, TA3 Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

  • Potluck, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

  • Refresh, Flux Galleries, Charlotte, NC

  • Fresh, Juried exhibition, Artspace, Raleigh, NC 

  • Benefit Art Sale and Auction, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

  • The Little Prince, Hart-Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2021

  • Labyrinth, Brand the Moth, The Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte, NC

  • COSO 2021 Biennial, VAE Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

  • Mud at the Mill, Cornelius Arts Center, Cain Center for the Arts, Cornelius, NC

  • The Invisible Thread, CLTextile Group, Gallery C3, Charlotte, NC

  • Justice & Beauty, SouthEnd ARTS, The Brooklyn Collective, Charlotte, NC

2020

  • Oddities, The Charlotte Art League, Charlotte, NC

  • Spring Free For All 2020, Hart-Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC

  • Home Grown, Cornelius Arts Center, Cornelius, NC

2019

  • 2019 Member Show, McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte, NC

  • Fine Contemporary Craft, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

  • Fall Free For All 2019, Hart-Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC

  • Mud at the Mill, Cornelius Arts Center, Cornelius, NC

  • Textures, CLTextile, Gallery C3, Charlotte, NC

  • Bright Ideas, Cornelius Arts Center, Cornelius, NC

  • Home Grown, Cornelius Arts Center, Cornelius, NC

2018

  • Dark Matter, The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery, Burlington, VT

  • Airing Out The Dirty Laundry, Gallery C3, Charlotte, NC

  • Resist: An Activist Art Show, OBRA Collective, Gallery C3, Charlotte, NC

  • Home Grown, Cornelius Arts Center, Cornelius, NC

2007

  • Snap To Grid,  Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

1998

  • 21st Century, Vanderbilt Museum, Centerpoint, NY 

Curation

2024

  • Summer 2024 Parent + Educator Artist-in-Residence Pop-up, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

  • Contemporaries Launch Party Pop-Up, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

  • Benefit Art Auction, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

  • 2024 Winter/Spring Artist-in-Residence Pop-up, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

Murals

 

2021

  • Heidi, 122 Bland Street, Charlotte, NC

  • Threading Through, A collaboration with Laurie Smithwick, funded by an AARP Community Challenge Grant awarded to Brand the Moth in partnership with ArtWalksCLT.  Located in the Parkwood Ave Tunnel on the Little Sugar Creek Greenway, Charlotte, NC

Professional Organizations

 

Ministry of Artists
Allerheiligenplatz 15/2
1200 WIEN, Austria

Bibliography

 

Web Publications

 

Related Professional Experience

2023 - Present

  • Programs Director, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

2023

  • Mentor, Project P.A.I.R., SouthEnd Arts, Charlotte, NC

2022

  • Art Instructor, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

2018 - 2020

  • Art Instructor, Cornelius Arts Center, Cornelius, NC

1995

  • Resident Artist Assistant to Lynda Benglis, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

  • Assistant to Gallery Director Anna Kustera, Chassie Post Gallery, New York, NY

  • Artist Assistant, Lynda Benglis, New York, NY

1994

  • Artist Assistant, Nancy Davidson, New York, NY  

1993

  • Intern, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY

1991

  • Intern, Art Historian Julia Ballerini, New York, NY

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