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BIO and CV


Master Of Fine Arts degree (MFA), university of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma major in painting/printmaking design, 1991

Bachelor Of Fine Arts degree BFA), university of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, major in painting/printmaking design, 1988


Exhibitions and Commissions

STEIDEL CONTEMPORARY GALLERY, Modern and Contemporary, Palm Beach 2024

INTERNATIONAL AWARD, ART, SAN DIEGO, San Diego Convention Center 2022




FEATURED ARTIST SEGMENT, Color In Your Life Television Show  Australia     2019



PUERTO VALLARTA SOUTHSIDE SHUFFLE, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 2014-2020

SAN DIEGO ART EXPO, Balboa Park, San Diego California 2015 + 16 + 18

SAUSALITO ARTS FESTIVALl, Sausalito California Juried Exhibition 2014+15

New York ARTEXPO  Manhattan, New York, 2014-16

New York ARTEXPO 2013 [SOLO] award winner

ART DESIGN CONSULTANTS, Annual Juried Exhibition, Cincinniti, Ohio June 2013

DANTE GALLERY, one woman exhibition, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico February 2013

GALLERY ARTE 550 one woman exhibition Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, January 2012

GALLERY ARTE 550 one woman exhibition Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, February 2011

GALLERY ARTE 550 one woman exhibition Puerto Vallarta, Mexico March 2010

SMOKIN JAZZ, Lincoln Jazz Center, New York, New York, October 2008

ONE WOMAN EXHIBIT, Celery Barn Gallery, Sarasota Florida, Smokin… A Jazz Series 2010

ZIKES, BLEEPS, AND OTHER CONVERSATIONSGroup Exhibition, Manatee Art Center, Florida 2010

SARASOTA COUNTY ARTS COUNCILl, Sponsers “The Gift” an image used on 50,000 newcomers folders 2010. Foundation CI COMMISSIONPortrait of Cachao, Cuban Musician, benefiting Mental Health in Latin Community, San Diego, California 2008

LONGBOAT KEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Invitational, Downtown Comes to The Key November 2008

DCOTA Center Representation Exclusive representation in the Griffon Showroom Dania Beach Florida 2007

SARASOTA COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL, Sponsors “the Gift”, image used on 15,000 newcomers folders for Sarasota Visitors Bureau

23 ANNUAL SARASOTA JAZZ FESTIVAL, “Cuban Jazz Image published for marketing

23RD ANNUAL SARASOTA JAZZ FESTIVAL, One woman exhibition and VIP patron party March 2003

SARASOTA COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL, VIP Producers Party “Tango Series” and poster signing 2003

ONE WOMAN EXHIBITION, “Designing Woman, an exclusive boutique supporting the Arts of Sarasota, shows the Series “Goddess in Everywoman”. February 2003

CORPORATE COMMISSION, Sarasota County Arts Council, Painting depicting the arts of Sarasota for all promotional materials for the 2002-2003 Season, 2002

CORPORATE COMMISSION, Javiers Restaurant, 40 ft Mural of Cusco, Peru 2002

GOLDFISH GALLERIES, Exclusive representation, Smokin…A Jazz Series, 2001

RICHARD JAMES GALLERIES, One Woman Exhibition, , Charleston, SC, Spalato Festival.2001

INTERNATIONAL GROUP EXHIBITION, Jazz Monoprints, Artitude Gallery, Paris France 2000

CORPORATE COMMISSION, Mural, Diane’s Salon, Sarasota, Florida 2000

GROUP SHOW, Selby Museum, Sarasota, Florida 2000

ONE WOMAN EXHIBITION, studio 232 gallery on the quay, sarasota, 2000, smokin, a jazz series

ONE WOMAN EXHIBITION, kathleen carrillo gallery, sarasota, florida 2000, smokin, a jazz series

CORPORATE COMMISSION, mural, beneva dental corporation, sarasota, florida 2000

CORPORATE COMMISSION, mural, barts bayside restaurant, sarasota, florida 1999

JURIED EXHIBITION, lima, peru 1999

INTERNATIONAL ONE WOMAN EXHIBITION, bohemia gallery, lima peru 1999

JURIED MUSEUM EXHIBITION, selby museum, sarasota, florida 1999

CORPORATE COMMISSION, mural, nicks italian restaurant, sarasota, florida 1998

JURIED MUSEUM EXHIBITION, selby museum, sarasota, florida 1998

ONE WOMAN EXHIBITION, kathleen carrillo gallery, sarasota, florida 1998

CORPORATE COMMISSION, mural, Reed Mapes home builders, bradenton, florida 1998

JURIED GROUP EXHIBITION, leiberman gallery, sarasota, florida 1997

MICRO, MACRO SARASOTA COUNCIL, juried, sarasota, florida 1997

COMMISSION MURAL, beins & joffery’s, sarasota, florida 1997

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION, manatee art center, florida 1997

ONE WOMAN EXHIBITION, individual artists of oklahoma, wild woman series, oklahoma city, ok 1997

ONE WOMAN EXHIBITION, don roll gallery, sarasota, florida 1996

GROUP SHOW don roll gallery, works of series, florida 1996

COMMISSION PORTRAIT don & joan mckeon, florida 1995

COMMISSION PORTRAIT, eva slane, sarasota, florida 1995

SPARCC AUCTION, painting auciton proceeds donated sarasota, florida 1995-1997

ONE WOMAN SHOW“women who run with wolves”,Barbara mann performing arts hall,ft. myers,1994

ART CLASSIC, phillipi estates museum, sarasota, florida 1994

FOURPLAY, 4 person exhibition, griffin gallery, matlacha, florida 1993

OTHER SPACES, OTHER ROOMS, thomas center gallery, gainesville, florida 1993, (juror:Dr.

OPEN STUDIO EXHIBITION, Cassandra Langer) open studio exhibition, florida avenue studios, sarasota, florida 1993

GALLERY AND DESIGNER REPRESENTATION south china traders designers showroom,carlsbad, california 1993 one woman GODDARD ART MUSEUM, exhibition,  ardmore, oklahoma 1991

one woman exhibition, “celebration of growth”, fred jones museum of art, norman, oklahom1991

GROUP SHOW EROTIC ART, annual juried art exhibition, oklahoma city, oklahoma 1987-91

GROUP SHOW, wichita falls annual women’s exhibition, wichita falls, kansas, juried 1985,1990

COVER ARTIST for women’s yellow pages directory, oklahoma, juried 1991

ONE WOMAN EXHIBITION, “transition”, fred jones museum of art, norman oklahoma 1990

ANNUAL ART STUDENTS EXHIBITION, university of oklahoma 1985,1986,1987,1988,1989,1990,

JURIED CALENDAR ARTIST, Baptist medical center annual calendar 1986

ONE WOMAN EXHIBITION, rose state college, cedarwood gallery 1983,1985


Professional Experience

Owner, Artist Studio and gallery “Your Creative Awakening, Puerta Vallarta, Mexico -2008 to present Owner Operator Kathleen Carrillo Gallery and Studio, Cedros Design District, San Diego Calif. 2005-2007
owner operator of the kathleen carrillo gallery and studio, towles court art colony, sarasota, florida 1994-2005

Owner/operator, house of wind and water an artist retreat, Puerta Vallarta, Mexico 2008-2017

panalist for downtown redevelopment planning, city of Sarasota, florida 2000

marketing director/developers assistant, towles court art colony, a real estate project, downtown Sarasota, florida, 1994-1999

president towles court artist association, towles court artist colony, Sarasota, florida 1995-98

vice president towles court artist association, in charge of marketing towles court art colony, Sarasota, florida, august 1998-2002

adjunct faculty, ringling school of art and design, 3d design and drawing, foundations department, Sarasota, florida, 1997-2002

adjunct faculty, manatee community college, printmaking, drawing, design, Sarasota, florida 1994-1997 instructor, ringling school of art and design, continuing education department, figure drawing, abstract painting, serigraphy, Sarasota, florida 1994-1999

instructor , Sarasota visual art center, figure drawing adult education, development and teaching of children’s art program, Sarasota, florida

instructor manatee art league, adult and children’s program, bradenton, florida, 1994-1997

instructor, wild acres art retreat, ringling school of art and design, printmaking, north carolina, 1995-1998 teaching workshop, painting in and of nature, selby botanical gardens & art center, Sarasota, florida, 1997 interview women in transition, on between us, a new slant on talk shows, wbsv tv 62, Sarasota, florida 1993 owner operator of the artful dabber, teaching studio, gallery and custom framing business, 1979-1992 advisor for the fine arts board of midwest city, Oklahoma, ongoing 1985-1992

adjunct faculty, university of Oklahoma, full time instructor in serigraphy and etching, 1991

instructor, humanities department, rose state college, art in life, spring 1991

guest speaker, honors english class seminar, university of oklahoma, topic: being a minority artist and how it effects work and attitudes, 1991

instructor, university of Oklahoma, figure drawing, spring 1991

guest speaker, mid del art association, discussion of masters thesis and work as social commentary, 1991 visiting artist, oklahoma state grant, watercolor workshop of del city schools, k-2nd grade, 1991 visiting artist, oklahoma state grant, watercolor workshop for tinker elementary school, 4th grade, 1990 instructor on kids corner, multimedia public television programming, drawing and painting, 1985-1986

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