Curriculum Vitae

Doris Kapner


Born in Suffern, New York

Currently lives and works in Charlotte Metro, North Carolina



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



Selected Artist, 2022 Benefit Art Sale, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

Selected Artist, Blumenthal Performing Arts, Art Installation for What the Constitution Means to Me performance at the Knight Theater, Charlotte, NC

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

Limited edition digital artist print included.


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 


​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

Group Exhibitions


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


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


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 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


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


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


21st Century, Vanderbilt Museum, Centerpoint, NY



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


Meet Doris Kapner, CanvasRebel, September 2022

Vanessa Infanzon, New exhibit explores how art can contribute to justice and social equity, Charlotte Observer, February 8, 2021

Feminine Ceramics By Doris Kapner, Create Magazine, Issue XX Special Mention, May 20, 2020

Suzanne Fulton, Thank You Cornelius For Home Grown Art Exhibit, Cornelius Today, Vol. 15,  No.6, March 2020, p. 12

Best Activist Art Show, OBRA Collective, Resist, Creative Loafing Charlotte, October 25, 2018, Vol. 32, No. 36, p. 51

Dark Matter, Seven Days, Vol. 24, No. 04, October 10, 2018, p.78

Moran, Pat, Pièce De Résistance’ Activist Art Show Strikes Notes of Defiance and Hope, Creative Loafing Charlotte, Vol. 32, No. 11, May 2, 2018, p. 22-23


Works held in private collections in New York, North Carolina, Texas, and Washington

Related Professional Experience


Art Instructor, McColl Center, Charlotte, NC

2018 - 2020

Art Instructor, Cornelius Arts Center, Cornelius, NC


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


Artist Assistant, Nancy Davidson, New York, NY  


Intern, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY


Art Historian Assistant, Julia Ballerini, New York, NY