The Banner Ironwood Medical Center, Queen Creek, Arizona
National Life Cancer Center, Central Vermont Medical Center, Berlin, Vermont
The University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, Vermont
Numerous Private Collections all over the US
Artist Interview “Karen Henderson - A Mark of Expression”: TextileArtist.org - May 2016.
WBTN Radio Interview “The Listening Shires”: Thomas Lawrence Toscano interviews MHP artists Karen Henderson & Jeannette Ehlers - September 2015.
“Louder Than Bombs”: Award winning Norwegian feature film, feature Henderson’s fiber art pieces in their set design. Directed by Joachim Trier, the movie stars Gabriel Byrne, Jesse Eisenberg, Rachel Brosnahan, and Isabelle Huppert - May 2015.
Art Review, Interpreting the Surface: Seven Days Vermont, by Amy Lilly - May 2015.
Art Review, Back to Nature: Seven Days Vermont, by Kevin J. Kelley - April 2015.
"Mud Season Review", two pieces chosen for Issue #18 Fiction feature piece "How I Found God In The Laundromat" by author Sam Gridley.
Art Review: 'Textured' at VT Metro Gallery / by Kevin J. Kelley. Seven Days VT. February 2014.
“Do No Harm”, an NBC TV series, rented several of Henderson’s fiber art pieces for their set design. January 2013.
“Black Swan”, Award winning feature film directed by Darren Aronofsky, starring Natalie Portman, features Karen’s fiber art pieces in several scenes. December 2010.
1000 Artisan Textiles by Sandra Salamony & Gina M. Brown, Quarry Publishing, May 2010. Pages 3, 190, 211-213.
Selvedge Magazine. SELVEDGE RECOMMENDS. April 2008, Issue 22, page 82.
Henderson's piece "Duality" used as cover art on The Clinical Handbook of Schizophrenia. Guilford Press, March 2008.
The Guild Sourcebook of Residential Art 6. FIBER ART. Feb 2008, pages 287, 295, 319.
Surface Design Journal. EXPOSURE. Summer 2007 issue, page 62.
Fiberarts Magazine. SAMPLINGS. Sept/Oct 2007 issue, page 34.
Moore College of Art & Design - BFA in Textile Design, 1996
OTHER EDUCATION: Pratt Institute, 1986; Portland School of Art, 1987; Bucks County Community College, 1989-91.
Juror's Choice Award, Fiber Options, MFA Gallery, Annapolis, MD - 2016
Artists Residency & Merit Scholarship Award, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT - 2016
Artists Residency, The Quarry, at Marble House Project, Dorset, VT - 2015
Artists Residency, Vermont Artists Week, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT - 2011
Valedictorian, Summa Cum Laude, Moore College of Art & Design - 1996
International Textile Market Association Design Award, Honorable Mention - 1996
MCAD Textile Department Award for Excellence - 1994, 1995, and 1996
Emily Sartain Travel Fellowship Award - 1995
Fashion Group Education Foundation of Philadelphia Scholarship Award, first time awarded to a textile student - 1995
In The Details, SEABA Center, Burlington, VT. Curator: Carleen Zimbalatti.
Burlington International Airport, Burlington, VT. Curator: Kate Ashman, BCA.
Cliff House Hotel and Spa, Ogunquit, Maine. Curator: Kerri Macon, BCA.
Of Land And Local: Watershed, BCA Exhibit at Shelburne Farms, Coach Barn, Shelburne, VT.
Celebrate!, Studio Place Arts, Barre, VT.
Future Wave, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT.
A Journey Without Boundaries, Chandler Gallery, Randolph, VT. Curators: Gowri Savoor and Angelo Arnold.
Visionary Conspiracy, VT SDA Members' Exhibit, Studio Place Arts, Barre, VT.
On The Surface, VT SDA Members' Exhibit, Bridges Resort Gallery, Warren, VT.
Vermont Artists, Woodstock Dental Gallery, Woodstock, VT. Curator: Rachel E. Hochman.
Interpreting the Surface, VT SDA Members’ Exhibit, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT. Curator: Joan Furchgott.
Back to Nature, Vermont Metro Gallery, BCA Center, Burlington, VT. Invitational. Curator: Kerri Macon.
Textured, Vermont Metro Gallery, BCA Center, Burlington, VT. Curator: Kerri Macon.
Finding a Common Thread, Chandler Center for The Arts, Randolph, VT.
Silk & Stone, Chaffee Art Center/Chaffee Downtown, Rutland, VT.
Renascence, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT.
What the Fiber! West Windsor Arts Center, Princeton Junction, NJ. Invitation. Curator: Carol Schepps.
In Our Element: Expressions in Color and Texture, VT SDA Members' Exhibit, Emile A. Gruppe Gallery, Jericho, VT.
Tangents: Fiber Diversified, Studio Place Arts, VT SDA Members' Exhibit, Barre, VT
Woven Landscapes, VT Law School Cornell Library, South Royalton, VT. Invitation. Curator: Katrina Mojzesz.
Intertwined, Festival of the Arts Gallery, Waitsfield, VT. Invitational. Curator: Pam Druhen.
36th Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, PA Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. Juried
Montpelier Art Walk, Featured Artist ~ The Knitting Studio, Montpelier, VT.
Local - A Winter Art Sale. Curator: Kate Ashman of BCA, Burlington, VT
Annual Winter Show, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT. Curator: Joan Furchgott.
The Uncommon Thread - Contemporary New England Fiber Artists, Vermont Institute of Contemporary Art, Chester, VT. Curator: Abby Raeder.
Full Circle: Vermont Artists Give a New Shape to Round, Kent Museum, Kent’s Corner, VT. Curators: Nel Emlen, Allyson Evans and David Schutz.
Disintegration and Repair, Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, VA. Curator: Barbara Buhr.
Ephemeral Landscapes: Woven Paintings by Karen Henderson, CVMC Gallery, Berlin, VT.
The Art of Quilt, Vermont Quilt Festival, Essex Junction, VT. Curator: Pam Druhen.
20/20 ~ 20 artists / 20 years Our Anniversary Show, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT. Curator: Joan Furchgott.
No Boundaries in Fiber ~ SDA Vermont Members' Exhibit, Rae Harrell Gallery, Hinesburg, VT.
20th Annual Winter Show, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT. Curator: Joan Furchgott.
16th Annual CraftForms 2010, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA. Juror: Jane C. Milosch.
Good Fibrations: The Art Show 2010, T.W.Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT. Curator: Joyce Mandeville.
simply irRESISTible, some things looming Gallery, Reading, PA. Juried.
More Than Fiber, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA. Juror: Warren Seelig.
A Sense of Place: Fiber Landscapes by Karen Henderson and Ann Brauer, BlueStone Gallery, Milford, PA. Curator: David Greenbaum.
33rd Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, PA Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. Juried
Fiber! It’s Good For Your Art, FAC Group Exhibit. Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, CA. Juried
17th Annual Open Studio Weekend, Montpelier, VT. Vermont Crafts Council. Juried Group.
Rock, Fiber, Scissors, Langdon Street Café, Montpelier, VT. Two person show with sculptor Jim Gallagher.
32nd Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, PA Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. Juried
15th Westchester Craft Show, Westchester County Center, White Plains, N.Y. Juried
Living with Beauty: Handwoven Textiles for the Home, BAC Hagnauer Gallery, Manitou Springs, CO. Juror: Betsy Blumenthal
The Natural World: Through an Artist’s Eyes, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA. Juror: Robert P. Metzger
Contemporary Repetition: Soft-Sculptural Media, LBIF Gallery, Loveladies, N.J. Invitational
Fiber Artists: Philadelphia #5, Da Vinci Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Curator: Kathryn Pannepacker
Stitch: Contemporary Fiber Art, B Square Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Invitational Group Exhibit
20th Washington Craft Show, Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. Juried
31st Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, PA. Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. Juried
The Tactile Palette: Expressions in Contemporary Fiber Art, Wired Gallery, Bethlehem, PA Invitational
Peters Valley Artists, Gallery 31, Glen Gardener, N.J.
30th Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, PA. Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. Juried
The Woven Image, Grounds for Sculpture / Toad Hall Gallery, Hamilton, N.J. Invitational
InLiquid-Exhibit 4, Painted Bride Art Center / Gallery Café, Philadelphia, PA. Invitational
Peters Valley at Blair Academy, Romano Gallery, Blairstown, N.J. Group Show
Interlocked, Hicks Art Center Gallery, Newtown, PA. Curator: Stacie Speer Scott. Invitational
Invited Juror, The Philadelphia Guild of Hand Weavers / Annual Exhibit. Manayunk, PA.
Going Solo, Balance Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Solo Show
Caf-Decaf Show, 7th Street Coffee House Gallery, Milford, PA.
Wax Eloquent, Amhein Gallery, World Batik Conference: Massachusetts College of Art. Juror: Betsy Sterling Benjamin
Common Thread, Phoenix Gallery, New York, N.Y. Jurors: Jason Pollen & Jan Myers Newbury
Fiber for the Future, A.I.R Gallery II, New York, N.Y. Juror: Matilda McQuaid
Transformations, Woven Fiber Art House, West Chester, PA. Juror: Leesa Ann Hubbell
Fiber Arts, Smithtown Arts Council, Mills Pond House, St. James, N.Y., Juror: Patricia Malarcher
Art from the Loom 2004, Sangre de Christo Art Center, Pueblo, Co. Juror: Diane Fabeck
Westmoreland Art Nationals, Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival, Greensberg, PA.
15th NJ Small Works Show, Old Church Cultural Center, Demarest, N.J. Juror: Anthony Grant
*COMPLETE EXHIBITIONS LIST AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST