Karin Zukowski, a/k/a Karizu, a published, award-winning artist and illustrator, emigrated to the United States from Vienna, Austria in 1964.
While residing in the New York area, she attended classes at F.I.T., Parsons School of Art & Design, Pratt, Society of Illustrators, and Nyack Center for the Arts. Upon relocating to Sarasota, Florida with her family, she obtained a BFA from Ringling College of Art & Design.
Karizu's interest in expressive, surrealist and outsider art inspired her to hold classes for incarcerated teens and adults in drawing, painting, and other forms of artistic expression. Additional teaching engagements include a watercolor class in Tuscany, Italy; drawing classes at the Lifelong Learning Academy/USF, Sarasota, Florida; producing art with seniors at local facilities, and working on creative projects with private clients.
Karizu's paintings and illustrations have been featured on book covers, and published in the Sarasota Herald Tribune, Sarasota Magazine, and various other publications. The originals are held in private collections in the United States and abroad.
Exhibitions and Awards
November 2009, Raymond James Featured Artists Exhibition, Raymond James Office, Sarasota
April 7, 1998 "Tower of Babel," Angel Orensanz Foundation Center for the Arts in New York, sponsored by Austrian Cultural Forum of New York
Harte & Co., New York, NY
Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY
AnnTaylor Inc., New York / Tampa, FL
Benz Research & Development, Bradenton, FL
Marcia Interiors, Sarasota, FL
Sternberg Interiors, Sarasota, FL
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Sarasota, FL
Many Private Collections
In USA, Canada & Europe
Parsons School of Design
Society of Illustrators
Nyack Center for the Arts
Ringling College of Art & Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
For The Environmental Conservancy Online Auction December 4th – 11th, 2021
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Auctioneer: Daniel Platt, Florida License # AU5120 - Southeast Re-Marketing Service, LLC #AB3902
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Florida Sales Tax: 7% Added To Winning Bid
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in its sole discretion, to take any independent action it deems is necessary or desirable to
protect the interests of our company and prevent or mitigate any potential liability or
injury to any party which may arise.
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within or respond to a breach by a bidder or other parties, shall not in any way waive its
right to enforce subsequently any terms or conditions here within or to act with respect
to similar breaches.
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closing time, the items that were not able to take new bids because of the outage, may be
extended, once the auction site is back on-line.
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State or any other authority institutes a mandatory shut down of non-essential
businesses, affected auction items will be cancelled, until businesses are allowed to
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Charity Auction to Benefit The Environmental Conservancy of North Port And Surrounding Areas