2018 l Glassell School of Art, Photography

2017 l Houston Center for Photography

2014 l Completed 90 credits towards B. Des., University of Buenos Aires


2021 l Lensculture Critics' Choice, Award winner Top Ten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2021 l Beth Block Annual Honoraria, recipient, supported by The Beth Block Foundation & Houston Center for Photography, Houston TX, USA

2021 l IPE 163, shortlisted, The Royal Photographic Society, Bristol, UK

2021  l Lensculture Art Photography Award, Finalist juror's pick, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2021 l Beers Summer Marathon, Shortlisted, London, UK

2021 l The Portrait Project, Finalist, Lucie Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, United States

2020 l PHmuseum 2020 Women Photographers Grant, Shortlisted, Phmuseum, Bologna, Italy

2020 l Photo London Emerging Photographer of the Year Award, Shortlisted, Photo London Fair, London, UK

2020l Annual Student Exhibition, 2D award winner, The Glassell School of Arts/Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA 

2020 l The Idea Fund ER Grant, The Idea Fund, Houston TX, USA

2019 l Top 50 Critical Mass, Photolucida, Portland OR, USA

2019 l City's Initiative Grant, Houston Arts Alliance, Houston TX, USA

2019 l The Residency Program April-Sept, Future Front Texas Austin TX, USA

2019 l Houston Artadia Fellowship, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2018 l Giard Robert Fellowship Finalist, The Robert Giard Foundation, New York, NY, USA

2018 l Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Glassell Scholarship - Photography / Glassell School of Art, Houston,TX, USA


2022 l  [FORTHCOMING] "The Constructed Self", Big Medium, Austin TX, USA

2021 l  [FORTHCOMING] "The Constructed Self", Pictura Gallery, Bloomington, IN, USA

2021 l "The Constructed Self", Foto Relevance, Houston TX, USA

2019 l "El Pertenecer en Tiempos Modernos", Gray Contemporary, Houston TX, USA

2019 l "El Pertenecer en Tiempos Modernos", Meet Her Hands, Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin TX, USA


2021 l l [ON VIEW] Withstand: Latinx Art in Times of Conflict, Holocaust Museum Houston, TX, USA

2021 l [ON VIEW] Slowed and Throwed: Records of the City Through Mutated Lenses, Curated by Patricia Restrepo, Artpace, San Antonio, TX, USA

2021 l  [ON VIEWFresh, curated by Debra Klomp Ching and Darren Ching, Klompching gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2021 l Center Annual Show, curated by Kris Graves, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, USA 

2021 l TOP 50 Critical Mass, Curated by Elizabeth Avedon, Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, California, USA

2020 l Slowed and Throwed: Records of the City Through Mutated Lenses, Curated by Patricia Restrepo, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston TX, USA

2020 l  Photo Vogue Festival, Virtual projection part of PHmuseum 2020 Women Photographers Grant, Vogue Italia, Milan, Italy

2020 l Annual Student Exhibition, Glassell School of Art MFAH, Houston TX, USA

2020 l Photo London Digital Fair, Foto Relevance booth

2020 l Quarantine Blues, Curated by Suzanne Zeller, Foto Relevance, Houston TX, USA

2020 l  VISURA 2020, Zagreb Biennale, Croatian Association of Fine Artists of Applied Arts, ULUPUH Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia.

2020 l Body A, curated by Jessi Bowman, FLATS, Houston TX, USA 

2019 l Alternate Pathways, The Union, Houston TX, USA

2019 l The Nude Show, Curated by Holly Bobisuthi, Museum of Human Achievement, Austin TX, USA

2019 l 1000+1, Curated by Erica Cheung, Foto Relevance, Houston TX, USA

2019 l Artadia Fellowship Exhibition, Curated by India Lovejoy, Lawndale Art Center, Houston TX, USA

2019 l New Femininity #3, Curated by Laetitia Duveau, Curated by Girls, Melkweg Expo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2019 l Intersections, Curated in part by Jonathan Jackson, Presa House Gallery, San Antonio, TX, USA

2018 l lll Salón de Arte Lationoamericano y XVLL Salón Nacional de Arte Fotográfico, Museo de la Reconquista, FotoClub Tigre, Argentina

2018 l 36th juried Membership Exhibition, Curated by Laura Rathe, Visual Arts Alliance, Houston, TX, USA

2018 l Deconstructions, Curated by Sabine Casparie, NCV, Houston, TX, USA

2018 l Mujeres del Sur, Curated by Theresa Escobedo, The Union TX, Houston, TX, USA

2018 l A Feminine Perspective, Curated by Bryan Bauhs, HCC Northline Art Gallery, Houston, TX, USA

2018 l Learning Curve 11, Curated by Haley Berkman Karren, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, USA

2017 l Learning Curve 10, Curated by Patricia Restrepo, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, USA

2017 l Color Theory, Curated by Tatiana Verenuso, Trio Contemporary Art Gallery, Athens, GA, USA

2017 l Spring Exhibit, Rice University Matchbox Gallery, Houston, TX, USA


2019 l Alternate Pathways, fiscally sponsored by Fresh Arts, The Union TX, USA


2021 l [ON VIEW] Site-specific artistic intervention, Weingarten Art Group, City Centre, Houston TX, USA

2020-2021 l [ON VIEW] Public Art year-round traveling photography project, Photoville FENCE, Atlanta GA, Brooklyn NY, Denver CO, Durham NC, Houston TX, Sarasota FL, Seattle WA, Winchester MA, New Orleans LA, Fargo and West Fargo ND, Moorhead MN, Calgary Canada

2020 l [ON VIEW] Public Art Storefront commission, WindowWorks, UP Art Studio & Downtown District, Houston, TX, USA

2020 l Participant artist, Latinamerica Fine Art Print Sale, PHmuseum, Bologna, Italy

2020 l Mentor, Artadia Houston fellowship 2020, Artadia, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2020 l Jury, Artadia Houston fellowship 2020, Artadia, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2020 l Participant artist, Lending library, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX, USA

2019 l Public Art Photography commission, The Oral History, City of Sugar Land, Sugar Land, TX, USA

2019 l Artist talk, Meet Her Hands, Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin TX, USA

2019 l Jury, Fall photography show, Episcopal High School,  Houston, TX, USA

2019 l Panelist, Alternate Pathways, The Union Gallery, Houston, TX

2019 l Public Art billboards, LAN! Conference, Latino Art Now!, Houston Texas, USA

2019 l Presentation, Artadia Fellowship Exhibition, Lawndale Art Center, Houston TX, USA

2018 l Class talk, A Feminine Perspective, HCC Northline, Houston, TX, USA

2018 l Artist Talk, Learning Curve 11 presented by Haley Berkman Karren, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, USA

2018 l Panelist, Mujeres del Sur, The Union Gallery, Houston, TX

2017 l Artist Talk, Learning Curve 10 presented by Ashlyn Davis, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, USA


2021 l Houstonia Magazine, 3 Women Artists Who Are Redefining Portrait Photography in Houston, article

2021 l Rolling Stone Italia, Karen Navarro: la fotografia ai confini dell’identità by Manuelaanamaria Accinno, article

2021 l Travel & Leisure Magazine, Houston Might Be the Most Exciting City for Art in the United States, July issue, press

2020 l Lensculture, The Contructed Self by Liz Sales, interview

2020 l The Guardian, Best of Photo London Digital 2020 – in pictures, press

2020 | FOA, In the studio with Karen Navarro, interview

2020 l A Women’s Thing, Artist Karen Navarro Investigates Identity as a Social Construct, interview

2020 l Slowed and Throwed: Records of the City Through Mutated Lenses, Exhibition catalog CAMH, publication

2020 l FOA, COVER artist, Vol. 12, publication

2020 l Harper's Magazine, New Books review By Lidija Haas, May issue, press

2020 l ARTnews, Free Money: Artadia’s Unrestricted Grants Are All About Believing in Artists, Spring Issue/The money issue, press/interview

2020 l OBSERVER, Spring’s Best Museum Shows Celebrate the Influence of Daring Experimentalists, press

2020 l The Jealous Curator, Artist feature, press

2020 l Firecracker, Artist of the month feature, press

2020 l  Texas Monthly, A New Museum Exhibit Places DJ Screw’s Legacy Front and Center, press

2020 l Float Magazine, Artist feature, press

2019 l Create Magazine, Studio Sunday: Karen Navarro, interview

2019 l SPOT Magazine, The Constructed Self: An Interview with Karen Navarro, fall issue, interview

2019 l Aint Bad, vol 14, October, publication

2019 l Lenscratch, Karen Navarro El Pertenecer en Tiempos Modernos, press

2019 l Vogue Italia, portfolio, press

2018 l Curated by Girls, Artist feature, press

2018 l PHmuseum, Constructing New Identities on Social Media, interview

2018 l The Houston Review, press

2018 l Life Framer, Collection feature, press

2017-2018 l Art Houston, vol. 5, Fall/Winter, press

2017 l Create Magazine, vol. 7, December, publication

2017 l Create Magazine, press

2017 l Flagpole Magazine, COVER vol. 31, September, publication

2017 l K Magazyn, press

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