Artist Statement

Color has always played an important role in my work as a portrait artist and most recently as an abstract artist gathering influence from nature, seasons, and geography.


Museum & Solo Exhibition


Santa Fe, NM - "Fragile Environment" - Canyon Fine Art Gallery (Sept. 16-30, 2016)

Santa Fe, NM - "Evening with Carol Hartsock: Solo Event" (Santa Fe Exports) – Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe (Oct. 3, 2015)

Albuquerque, NM - "Evening with Carol Hartsock: Solo Event" (Santa Fe Exports) – Hotel Tamaya - (Sept. 25, 2015)

Santa Fe, NM - "Carol Hartsock: Both Sides Now" - Greenberg Fine Art Gallery (June 4-19, 2015)

New London, CT – “Members Collect:  The Thrill of the Chase” – Lyman Allyn Art Museum  (October, 2010-March, 2011) Selected as signature piece for exhibit.

Santa Fe, NM – “Diverse Roots, Shared Future:  Children of the World”  – The Wells Fargo Bank Gallery (December 2010-January 2011)

Santa Fe, NM – “Embracing Our Differences” – Northern New Mexico Art Gallery (December, 2009)

Everett, WA – “International Portraits” – Solovei Gallery (April, 2007)

Boulder, CO – NCAR (National Center for Atmospheric Research) (July-August, 2006)

Lake Stevens, WA – City Hall Gallery (July-September, 2001)

Bellevue, WA – Enterprise Bank Sponsored Exhibit (February-April, 1997)

Seattle, WA – “Faces of Reality” – Frye Art Museum (January, 1994)

Hong Kong – “Moments in Asia” – Alvin Gallery (April, 1987)

Hong Kong – Nineteen 97 Gallery (June-July, 1985)


Group Exhibitions


Seattle, WA - "Women Painters of Washington: Big Show" - Women Painters of Washington Gallery, Columbia Center (July 11-Sept. 30, 2016)

Santa Fe, NM - "The Circles Summer Event" - Sponsored by Museum of New Mexico Foundation - Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe (July 30, 2015)

Santa Fe, NM - "Portraits: Five Artists" - Greenberg Fine Art Gallery (June 19-July 3, 2015)

Seattle, WA – "Women Painters of Washington:  Harmony"–Women Painters of Washington Gallery, Columbia Center (June-August, 2014)

Seattle, WA – "Women Painters of Washington:  Prelude"–Columbia Center Gallery
(March-May, 2014)

Santa Fe, NM – Featured Artist for "Indian Market Exhibit" - One Artist Road Fine Art Gallery,
Santa Fe, NM (August, 2010)

Farmington, NM – “Gateway to Imagination:  A National Juried Competition” – Farmington Museum at Gateway Park (May-July, 2010)

Santa Fe, NM – “11th Annual Invitational Greeting Card Exhibit and Silent Auction” – Riva Yares Gallery (December, 2008)

Santa Fe, NM – Group Exhibit – Galerie Esteban (December-June, 2007)

Tacoma, WA - Rebecca V Gallery - Grand Opening (March-May, 2007)

Seattle, WA - "Women Painters of Washington Members Show"- Kirsten Gallery  (October, 2006)

Chautauqua, NY – “49th Chautauqua National Exhibition of American Art” – Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts (June-July, 2006)

Farmington, NM - "Gateway to Imagination: A National Juried Art Competition"- Farmington Museum at Gateway Park (May-July, 2006)

Seattle, WA – “Women Painters of Washington:  Celebration III” – Columbia Center Gallery (May-July, 2006)

Chelsea, NY - "Divertimento"- Amsterdam Whitney Gallery - Three person exhibit - (April-May, 2006)

Denver, CO - "Faces & Places" - Wilson Adams Gallery - Two person exhibit - (March-April, 2006)

Seattle, WA - “Women Painters of Washington: Celebration I” – Bank of America Gallery (October, 2005-January, 2006)

Port Townsend, WA - "Art Port Townsend/Expressions Northwest"- Northwind ArtsCenter, JeffersonArts Alliance and Port Townsend Arts Commission's 7th Annual Juried Art Exhibition (October, 2005)

Bellevue, WA - "Women Painters of Washington 2005 Membership Show" - New Dimensions Gallery (October, 2005)

Anacortes, WA - "Women Painters of Washington Juried Exhibit" - Depot Arts Center (October, 2004)

Renton, WA - "Women Painters of Washington Members Show" - Flamingo Gallery (April-June, 2004)

Kirkland, WA - "Women Painters of Washington Members Show"- Lakeshore Gallery (August-September, 2003)

Ocean Shores, WA - "Associated Arts of Ocean Shores 2003 Fine Art Juried Show" (Honorable Mention) - Ocean Shores Convention Center (April, 2003)

Perry, FL - "2003 Progress Energy Florida International"- Main Street Galleries (March-April, 2003)

Boise, ID - "First Annual Art Source Gallery Juried Art Exhibit" - Art Source Gallery (June, 2002)

Farmington, NM - "Northwest New Mexico Arts Council National Juried Art Show 2002"- Farmington Museum at Gateway Park (May-June, 2002)

Germantown, TN - "Memphis/Germantown Art League's Seventh National Juried Exhibition" (Merit Award) -- Germantown Performing Arts Center (May, 2002)

Laredo, TX - "IX Annual International Juried Show" (Honorable Mention) - Laredo Center for the Arts(November-December, 2001)

Soho, NY - "Faces of Reality"- Agora Gallery (August, 2001)

Chautauqua, NY - "44th Chautauqua National Exhibition of American Art" (Monetary Award Recipient) - Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts (June-July, 2001)

Seattle, WA - "LINKAGES Human Figure 2001"- Fountainhead Gallery (January, 2001)

Boston, MA - The Society for Arts & Crafts Gallery - Two Person Exhibit (March-April, 1983)

Boston, MA - The Society for Arts & Crafts Gallery - (November-December, 1982)

Bellevue, WA - Gail Chase Gallery (May-July, 1981)

Cincinnati, OH - Design, Architecture and Art Gallery, University of Cincinnati (June, 1979)

Covington, KY - “Carnegie Art Center Invitational” – Carnegie Art Center (July, 1978)

Cincinnati, OH – Tangeman Center Gallery (July, 1978)

Cincinnati, OH – “11th Annual Craft Guild of Greater Cincinnati” – Arts Consortium Gallery (April, 1978)

Frankfort, KY – “Cincinnati Women’s Invitational” – Kentucky State University (October-November, 1977)


Recent  Publications

"American Art Collector Magazine", Dec. 2015 issue, Feature Article

"American Art Collector Magazine", June 2015 isue, pp.120-121, Feature Article "Capturing Faces"

"Santa Fean Now Magazine" June 2015, p23 Feature article "Both Sides Now"

"The Essential Guide - Santa Fe and Taos, 2015-2016", pp48-49, "The Heart of the Matter: Artists + Materials = Ideas"

Best of America Oil Artists, Volume III, pp.95-96, published in April 2012, Kennedy Publications.

One Artist Road Fine Art LookBook, 2011, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Best of America Oil Artists, Volume II, pp109-110, published Feb. 2010, Kennedy Publications.

“Santa Fean Magazine” June/July 2008 Art Issue, pp56-67, “Top Talent -150 emerging, established, and most influential artists chosen by collectors, curators, and gallerists”

Selected Paintings from Faces of Reality: Carol Hartsock, Frye Art Museum, January 1994

 

Corporate and Private Collections

USA, Hong Kong, Vietnam, France, Singapore, Philippines, Belgium


Professional/Educational

Oil Painters of America - Associate Member
Women Painters of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA - Painting Demonstrator
Lake Stevens Arts Commission, Lake Stevens, WA - Arts Commissioner- (2001-2002)
Bachelor of Fine Arts & Arts in Education -  Design, Architecture, & Arts, University of Cincinnati - Graduated 1979 Cum Laude)


Gallery Representation

Canyon Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (www.canyonfineart.com) [previously Greenberg Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM)

Santa Fe Exports, Santa Fe, NM (www.santafeexports.com)
Women Painters of Washington Gallery, Seattle, WA (www.womenpainters.com)


Studios
in Santa Fe, NM and Skagit Valley, WA (by appointment - csh@cshfineart.com)


Note CSH Gallery, LLC, previously located on Main Street in Scottsdale, AZ, is now co-located with the artist’s studio in Santa Fe, NM, Skagit Valley, WA and online at
www.cshfineart.com
www.cshmodernart.com
www.canyonfineart.com
www.santafeexports.com
www.womenpainters.com