Kayle Karbowski

Milwaukee, WI

Kayle Karbowski is an earthling, feminist, Scorpio (Aquarius moon, Taurus rising), organizer and cultural producer that was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. She received her BFA from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in 2015 and currently lives and works in Milwaukee, WI. 

Her work has been featured in both national and international exhibitions, screenings and online projects. In the summer of 2016, she was artist in residence at Mass Gallery in Austin, TX and received the Mary L Nohl Suitcase Export Fund Award. Karbowski has recently shown in Iowa City, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA, Chicago, IL, Portland, OR and Philadelphia, PA. Her zine, “The Moon Archives Vol. I”, is currently in stock at Printed Matter in New York City via the now LA-based risograph press, Martian Press.

In addition to her personal practice, Karbowski has participated in multiple collaborative projects including: Midwest Field Reporters, Swim Team and Creasing the Cusp. She is a co-founder and co-director of After School Special based in the Riverwest neighborhood of Milwaukee.