Bio/Exhibitions

Born:Portland, Oregon

Education: University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada 

BFA–Painting and Sculpture, 1977; MA work­–Photography, 1977-1979


Solo Exhibitions

2016   A Woman Under the Influence. McKinley Art Center, Reno, NV

2015   In the Garden.  Art Indeed, Reno, NV

2013   Textural Connections. Tucson Pima Arts Council, Tucson, AZ 

2011   I Wish I Had a River. Halcyon Gallery, Terre Haute, Indiana

2010   Telling Stories. Flux Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM

2009   Don’t Look. Matrix Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

           Discord. Park Fine Art. Albuquerque, NM

2007   Hurts. Matrix Fine Art Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

           Wrapped, Glued, Painted. Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

1998   I am not Marcel Duchamp. Fisher Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

1996   More vs Minimal. Convent Gallery, Bernalillo, NM

1992   Faith. Calnan Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

1987   Transitory. Sierra Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

1986   Lost. Manville Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV

1985   No Eden. Jennifer Pauls Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1984   Catholic Girl. Jennifer Pauls Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1983   Anne at 26/I am blind and my dog is dead. Reno Theater Gallery, Reno, NV

1981   Grace/Disgrace. Charleston Heights Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

1980   Dead Dancing Girls. Charleston Heights Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

           Dead Dancing Girls. White Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1979   Small Murders. Sheppard Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV

1977   Self/Myself. Piñon Gallery, Reno, NV


Group Exhibitions

2017   Circus, Truckee Meadows Dom.College Gallery, Reno, NV

           Beverly’s Clothes. Univ. of Nevada, Reno, NV

2016   Panic/ Wedge Ceramics Studios, Reno, NV

          Valentine. University of Nevada, Reno, NV2015   

2015   Art Blast. Reno, NV

2014   High Fiber,. Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ

          Beauty of the Beast. The Drawing Studio, Tucson, AZ

2013   Metal Stone Wood. Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, AZ

           Paper All Ways. Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2012   Running Amok. Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ

           Mujeres, Mujeres, Mujeres. Raices-Taller, Tucson, AZ

           Chubasco—A Monsoon. Raices-Taller, Tucson, AZ

2011   Juried Group Show. New Studio A.D., Albuquerque, NM 

2010   International Park Fine Art Exhibit. Park Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM

           International Park Fine Art Exhibit. Gallery Edel, Takarazuka-City, Hyogo, Japan

           International Park Fine Art Exhibit. Dea-San Museum of Art/Korea, South Korea

           Subversive Stitching. Through the Flower Gallery, Belen, NM 

2009   International Park Fine Art Exhibit. Park Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

           International Park Fine Art Exhibit. Kyung-In Art Center, In-Sa Dong, Korea

2008   The Cradle Project. Albuquerque, NM

           Collect: Inside 8, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM

2007   Real Work Up To Now. Salon Mar Graff, Tesuque, NM

2006   Small is More. Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

2005   Other Women, Farrell Fischoff Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

2004   Drawing, SKF Gallery, Santa Fe., NM 

2002   Sculpture in the Round, Governor’s Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2000   Water, Inpost Artspace, Albuquerque, NM

1996   White Gallery Artists, New Space, Sacramento, CA

           Sculpture Invitational, College of Santa Fe, NM

1996   Elements in Transition, Firestone Art Space, Santa Fe, NM

           New Mexico/New Work, Copeland/Rutherford Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1995   Faculty Exhibit, College of Santa Fe Fine Arts Gallery,  Santa Fe, NM

1994   Full-time Artists/Part-time Teachers, CSF Fine Arts Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

1993   Invitational Works on Paper, Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

           Gallery Artists, Shidoni Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1992   Gallery Artists, Calnan Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

           Sculpture Invitational, College of Santa Fe, NM

1990   Gallery Artists, Beckerman Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

           Faculty Exhibit, College of Santa Fe Fine Arts Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1989   Nevada Annual, Sheppard Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV

1988   Three Rivers Art Expo, San Juan College, Farmington, NM

           On the Wall/Off the Wall, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

           Figurative Painting, Eastern Washington University, Spokane, WA

1987   Gallery Artists, Sena West Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

           Figures in Abstraction, Contemporary Art Gallery, Sunnyvale, CA

           New Mexico Selections, Fogelson Gallery, College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

1986   Self-Image (Introductions), Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA

           Nevada Biennial, Sierra Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

           Nevada Biennial, Alta Ham Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. NV

1985    Northern California Artists, Downey Museum, Downey, CA

            S he, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

           Nevada Sites #1, Alta Ham Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

           Connections, Charleston Heights Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

1984   Jennifer Pauls’ Artists, American River College, Sacramento, CA

           Nevada Sites #1, Sheppard Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV

1883   Reno Show, Chan Elliot Gallery, Sacramento, CA

           Reno/Seattle Exchange, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

           Four From The West, St. Mary’s College Gallery, St. Mary’s City, MD

           University Invitational, Sierra Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

1982   Invitational, Nevada West Gallery, Reno, NV

           5 X 5 Invitational, White Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1981   Works by 10, Alta Galleries, Sacramento, CA

           IN/SIGHTS: Self-Portraits by Women, Marcuse Pfeiffer Gallery, New York, NY

           Painting and Graphics, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT

1980   Diverse Directions II, Center for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

           Contemporary Reno Artists, Reed Whipple Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

1979   IN/SIGHTS: Self-Portraits by Women, Jeb Gallery, Providence, RI

           Northern California Invitational, Open Ring Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1978   Stockton National, Pioneer Museum, Stockton, CA

1977   Sculpture Invitational, Sheppard Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV

1976   Nevada Annual, Nevada Art Gallery, Reno, NV


Awards

2009  Albuquerque Public Arts, 2 artworks selected—Permanent Collection, Albuquerque, NM

1988  Juror’s Award, Three Rivers Art Expo, Farmington, NM

1984  Visual Arts Grant, Nevada State Council on the Arts, Reno, NV

1983  Second Place Award, SNAP Juried, Reno, NV

1978  Juror’s Special Award, Stockton National, Stockton, CA

1977  Two Purchase Awards, Sierra Silver, Reno, NV


Reviews

2014   Artist Interview: Katrina Lasko. Sonoran Arts Network, May 2014

2013   Artist Profile: Katrina Lasko. The Desert Leaf, October 2013

2009  “Katrina Lasko”, THE Magazine, Santa Fe, NM, May

2007  “Overture”, Albuquerque Arts, April

2006  “Personal Vision”, Albuquerque Journal, June 

1999  “I am not Marcel Duchamp”, Albuquerque Journal, June 

          “Part-Time CSF Faculty/Full-Time Artists”, Dean Balsamo, Pasatiempo, March

1992  “Faith”, David Perry, THE Arts Magazine, October 1

1991  “Bodies of Work”, John Gavin, Albuquerque Voice, March 15

          “Figuratively Speaking”, William Clark, Albuquerque Journal, March 26

1987  “Transitory”, Ingrid Evans, ARTWEEK, April 15

1986  “Lost”, Ingrid Evans, Reno Evening Gazette, October 4

1985  “Pit: 39, 30’ N, 118, 65’ W: Site #1”, Jeff Kelley, ARTFORUM, Summer

1984  “Art: From Abstract to Auto-biographical”, Ellen Sciesinger, Sacramento Bee, April 15

          “Las Vegas National”, Lee Sido, The Nevadan, February 26

1983  “Regionalism Undefined”, Christopher French, ARTWEEK, July 30

          “Reno Art Runs Gamut of Symbolism”, Ellen Schiesinger, Sacramento Bee, August

1980  “Symbols and Catharsis”, Jeff Kelley, ARTWEEK, October

1979  “Small Murders”, Jeff Kelley, ARTWEEK, March


Publications

1987  Nevada Sites #2. Reno, NV. Edited by Walter McNamara and Bill Fox

1979  15 Nevada Photographers–Silver Shadows. Reno, NV. Edited by Ron Moroni

1978  IN/SIGHTS: Self-portraits by Women. Washington, DC. Edited by Joyce Tennyson Cohen


Work Experience

Graphic Designer, Writer, Holabird western Americana Collections, Reno, Nevada

Exhibit Director, Drawing instructor, The Drawing Studio, Tucson, AZ

Assistant to the Director, Box Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, 2008-2011

Director, Flux Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM 2009-2010

Director, Graphic Design/Photography, School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, NM, 1986-2008

Owner and Director, Katrina Lasko Gallery, Bernalillo, NM, 2001 to 2006

Art Instructor (Drawing and Sculpture), Art Department, College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, 1989-96

Photography Instructor, Department of Art, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, 1980-86

Director, Graphic Design and Photography, Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV 1971-86