Kara Joslyn (b. San Diego, CA) received her BFA from California College of the Arts, San Francisco (2008), completed post-baccalaureate studies in Painting at Columbia University, New York (2011), and has an MFA at University of California, San Diego (2016). Joslyn is a recent nominee for the 2018 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant, and was two-time nominee for the Robert Motherwell Foundation MFA Fellowship in Painting and Sculpture. She received the Russell Foundation Grant in 2014 for her work with Holography at UCSD. Her work is part of public and private collections including the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, The Barrick Museum, Las Vegas and has been shown in numerous spaces and institutions. Exhibitions include those at 356 Mission (Los Angeles), The Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, The Hole (New York), Commonwealth and Council (Los Angeles), The Barrick Museum (Las Vegas), Bizkaia Aretoa University of the Basque Country (Bilbao), Land and Sea (Oakland), SPF 15 Exhibitions (San Diego), Alter Space Gallery (San Francisco) for Material Art Fair (Mexico City), and Mark Moore Gallery (Los Angeles). Kara Joslyn lives and works in Los Angeles.