Katia Bulbenko

Education
1984 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

1983 Temple University Abroad, Rome, Italy



Experience
Freelance Illustration (present)

Owner, NewRelixStudio.etsy.com  Fiber jewelry and fiber assemblages (2014-present)

Art teacher, Stevens Cooperative School, Hoboken, NJ and Jersey City, NJ (2004 to present)

Mixed-media fiber assemblage (2002 to present)

Acrylic Paintings on canvas (1984 to present)

Freelance textile and home furnishings design (1989 to 2001)

Produced etchings at Bob Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop, NY, NY (Oct 1996)

Eyes Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Assistant manager of Latin American folk art gallery (April 1988 to Nov 1988)

Appleman Autoworks, Inc., Union City, NJ. Assisted ceramicist Glenn Appleman (Feb 1986 to Aug 1986)



Exhibits, Collections & Publications

World of Threads Festival, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Oct 29, 2016-Nov 27, 2016)

SCBWI Bulletin, Spring 2016 issue, spot illustration

Valley Arts Open Orange exhibit, Orange, NJ (May 11, 2016-June 12, 2016)

Fall for the Arts Festival, Gravers Lane Gallery, Chestnut Hill, PA (Sept 2015)

Hoboken Artists Studio Tour, Hoboken, NJ (Nov 2015)

Hoboken Arts and Music Festival, Hoboken, NJ (Sept 2015)

Private Collection, Beth Fox, Prospect, KY (Sept 2015)

Hoboken Arts and Music Festival, Hoboken, NJ (May 2015)

Hoboken Artists Studio Tour, Hoboken, NJ (Nov 2014)

LREI Art Auction, New York, NY (March 2014)

NJ Library Association "Books for Kids" poster contest winner (October 2013)

Cathedral Arts Festival, Grace Church Van Vorst, Jersey City, NJ (Nov-Dec 2011)

2009 New Jersey Arts Annual Exhibition, The Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ (Dec 2009-Feb 2010)

Cathedral Arts Festival, Grace Church Van Vorst, Jersey City, NJ (Nov-Dec 2009)

Seventh Biennial Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta, Albuquerque, NM (May 2009) "Veggie Roll" piece judged Best In Show

Crazy Monkey Gallery, group show, Amagansett, NY (April 2008)

"Women's History Month" exhibition, Galerie Attienette, Hoboken, NJ (March 2008)

"Really Really Small Works", Prudential Douglas Elliman, Amagansett, NY (Dec 2007 to March 2008)

St. John's Church, Palisade Avenue, Weehawken, NJ
(Sept 2007)

SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL (Nov 2006)

Peters Valley Store and Gallery, Layton, NJ (July 2006-present) Fiber jewelry and cards

Fifth International Fiber Biennial, Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (March to April 2006)

Paula at Rigoletto, Weehawken, NJ, exhibition (Feb 2006)

Frozen Monkey Cafe, Hoboken, NJ, exhibition (June 2005)

Hoboken Arts Festival, Hoboken, NJ (May 2004)

Artists' Studio Tour, Hoboken, NJ (Sept 2003)

Artists' Studio Tour, Hoboken, NJ (Sept 2002)

Liquid Gallery, Hoboken, NJ (April to May 2000)

Leleu Gallery, Doylestown, PA (July 1996 to March 1999)

"Rising Tides", Aljira Gallery, Newark, NJ (August 1997)

Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (Dec 1995)

"Collage and Assemblage", West Side Arts Coalition, NY, NY (March 1992)

Mitsubishi Corporation, NY, NY, collection (1986)