Award winning Photographer/Artist/Instructor, Kari McKnight-Holbrook’s art is regularly featured in magazines, trade publication, hanging in galleries and private collections around the world. Recent work can be found in Art Journaling, Cloth, Paper Scissors, CPS Studios, AJ Art Calendar and in Faber Castells Art Journaling and ATC Kit instructions manuals.
Kari has taught for years at venues both large and small, locally around Columbus, Ohio and nationally. Kari delights in sharing art and encouraging students to bloom in their personal artistic journeys. Her engaging classes are delighted with student’s pleasure and success in mind, efficiently and energetically guiding techniques while allowing for artistic self discovery and individualization.
As a young teenager, she won a scholarship to Columbus College of Art and Design, going on to get her BA in Fine Arts at Taylor University and then on for post graduate degrees at Rochester Institute of Technology and Ohio Institute of Photography and Technology. She has been focused on art since she was a small child and has worked in many artistic fields such as marketing and graphic design, art therapy, architectural photography and as an art teachers; all giving her a well rounded view of how art impacts lives.
Kari lives on the family farm in the Columbus Ohio area with the love of her life, her helpful and supportive husband Mike, who tolerates her forgetting about dinner, and puts up with her huge mixed media stash.