Karl Goulet is a Connecticut-based emerging artist. He received his BFA in painting from the Harford Art School in 2014. Karl currently works across multiple disciplines including painting, drawing and mixed media. He has exhibited widely, and his work is included in private collections in CT & NY. He is presently the Gallery Manager and Assistant Curator at Five Points Center for the Visual Arts in Torrington, CT. In his capacity with Five Points he has had the honor of working with many established and emerging contemporary artists. Karl is 1 of 18 members in the FPCVA, HAS/UofH Launchpad Initiative, which grants affordable studio space, a mentorship program and a serious emerging artist community to graduates of Hartford Art School. As a Launchpad member he co-manages the Five Points Annex, a community pop-up gallery space. Karl has been involved in multiple community art projects such as the Torrington Yarn Bomb and the Five Points Draw-a-thon. He also installs work for Northwestern Connecticut Community College in the Nancy Marine Lobby at the Warner Theatre in Torrington. From 2016-17 he served as an Art Reviewer for the Connecticut Office of the Arts, Department of Economic and Community Development.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2014

BFA in Painting, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut

2011

Associates Degree in Fine Arts, Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Winsted, Connecticut

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017

Ivory and Obsidian, Northwestern Connecticut Community College Gallery, Winsted, CT

Two Dogs, Cornwall Library Art Gallery, Cornwall, CT

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019

Ear to the Ground, Curated by Julie Torres, Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

In.Sight, Curated by Jessica Fallis, Rose Orelup, FP Annex, Torrington, CT

2018

And By Necessity, Melanie Carr Gallery, Essex, CT

For Lack of Better Words, Curated by Zeb Mayer, Washington Art Association, Washington, CT

2017

New New, FP Annex Gallery, Torrington, CT

FPG Biennial Juried Exhibition, Juried by Joe Fig, Torrington, CT

Art Heist: Five Points Gallery, Torrington CT.

2016

Incubator Artists, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT

Art Heist: Five Points Gallery, Torrington CT.

2014

The Practice and the Process, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT

Curating Experience

Co-Curator, Five Points Center for the Visual Arts: January 2017 - Present

2018

Curator, And By Necessity, Melanie Carr Gallery, Essex, CT

2017

Juror - NCCC Exhibition: Nancy Marine Theatre Lobby, Warner Theatre, Torrington, CT

Juror - Memorial Day Juried Show, Trinity Gallery, Lime Rock, CT

2016

Curator - Fabric and Figure: Lea Russo, Northwestern Community College Gallery, Winsted, CT

Curator - Incubator Artists, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT

 

Relevant Work Experience

2014-Present

Gallery Manager, Co-Curator, Five Points Center for the Visual Arts, Torrington, CT

2016-17

Public Art Reviewer, NCCC Joyner Health and Science Center, Connecticut Office of the Arts, Department of Economic and Community Development, Hartford, CT 

 

Speaking Engagements

2018

And By Necessity: Critical Conversation, Melanie Carr Gallery, Essex, CT

Team Success Scholars Community Panel, NCCC, Winsted, CT

2016

Artists' Conversation: Incubator Artists, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT

 

Group Initiatives

2017-19

Member of the Five Points Gallery, University of Hartford/ Hartford Art School Launchpad Initiative

2016

Artist and Founding Member, Five Points Gallery Incubator Space, Torrington, CT

 

Selected Collections

Hartford Art School Print Collection Archive, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT

Private Collections in Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Florida & Australia