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Baldner is an Artist Member of The Center for Book Arts.
Baldner's work was exhibited in
Racism: An American Family Value
Organized by: Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr., Artist, Teacher, and Independent Curator; and Alexander Campos, Executive Director of The Center for Book Arts.
Mix & Match
Karen Baldner: Witnesses
Featured Artist Project organized by Alexander Campos
Fat Little Book or The Plight of Plenty
Handmade paper sewn onto double raised cords with wooden boards, text: hand stamped, stenciled, images: lithography
Book structure; handmade paper casts with stenciled text and embedded twin
Pigmented handmade paper with text stencils, letterpress printed from polymer plates, image: lithography
girdle book, handmade paper w/ embedded maps, wire, horse hair sewn into raised cords; wooden boards covered with leather; text: stamped/stenciled; images: lithography
Homo Sapiens Sapiens
Piano hinge binding, pigmented handmade paper with stenciled text and embedded human hair
Pamphlet binding with horse hair and quill, handmade linen paper, pencil
Pigmented handmade paper with text stencil, letterpress printed from hand-set lead type and polymer plates
Mix & Match
Collaboration with Bjorn Krondorfer, french door binding, acrylic, mirror, handmade paper, cloth, horse hair, wire, sand, text: trasnfers, images: digital
Open My/Your Wound
Maze book, digital image and text, slip case, wrap-around cover, handmade paper,
Pax Omnibus Res
Pamphlet binding with horse hair and quill, handmade acaba paper, pencil, ink, wash
Collaboration with Bjorn Krondorfer, piano hinge binding with horse hair, pigmented, shaped handmade paper, text: hand stampe, stencil, transfers, digital, images: digital, linocuts
Celebrating Artist Members: 30th Anniversary Members Exhibition
Pigmented handmade paper with text stencil, letterpress printed from polymer plates, image: lithography
Organized by Roni Gross, Artist.
2002 Artist Members' Juried Exhibition
Handmade paper, bleached and pigmented abaca with stenciled text/image printed from polymer plates
pamphlet binding in drop box, handmade jute paper, pencil