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

2022

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.

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

Group Exhibitions

2022

Fresh, 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

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
Futuregasse 2022
WIEN|Austria

Bibliography

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

Collections

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

Related Professional Experience

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

Art Historian Assistant, Julia Ballerini, New York, NY