Karl Koenig, 2006
Karl Koenig, 2002

Koenig Bio > Background, Selected Bibliography & Exhibition History

Background, Selected Bibliography & Exhibition History

Over decades of working with photography and printing, I have taught, written, and shown my work extensively. This page offers selected publications, exhibitions and other details of my background.  I have included none of my research publications in psychology.

Education and Professional Background

M.S. and Ph.D. University of Washington, Seattle.
BS Trinity College, Hartford.

Professor of Psychology, Stanford University; Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of New Mexico, 1964-1981.
Private clinical psychology practice, 1981-1997.
Photographic artist and writer, 1990 to present.

Photographic Arts: Books and Articles

Koenig, Karl P. “Gum/Oil Printing: Monochromatic and Polychromatic Techniques.” Darkroom and Creative Camera Techniques. September/October, 1991.
Koenig, Karl P. “Van Dyke Printing: Monochromatic and Polychromatic Techniques.” Darkroom and Creative Camera Techniques. July/August, 1992.
Hirsch, Robert. Exploring Color Photography, 2nd and 3rd Editions. WC Brown, Iowa, 1992 and 1996. (Works reproduced therein.)
Koenig, Karl P. Gumoil Photographic Printing. Focal Press. Boston, 1994.
Koenig, Karl P. “Alternative Process Photography, Part III.” Shooter’s. March/April 1995.
Koenig, Karl P. “Ranchos de Taos Church.” American Psychologist. July 1995. (Cover image.)
Koenig, Karl P. “Gumoil: A Truly Modern Alternative Process.” Camera and Darkroom. March 1995.
Koenig, Karl P. “Gumoil Photography: And Now, the Digi-Gumoil Print.” PhotoWork: Art and Technique. Premiere Issue, 1997.
Koenig, Karl P. “Alternative Photographic Processes.” The Collector’s Guide. 1997.
Koenig, Karl P. “Gumoil Printing: A Modern Alternative.” Camera Arts. August/September 1998.
Koenig, Karl P. Gumoil Photographic Printing, Revised Edition. Focal Press. Boston, 1999.
Koenig, Karl P. “Alternative Photography de Santa Fe.” View Camera. November/December 1999.
Koenig, Karl P. “Van Dyke Printing: Monochromatic and Polychromatic Techniques.” Darkroom and Creative Camera Techniques. July/August 1992.
Koenig, Karl P. There is No Why Here: Gumoil Photographs of the Camps. Holocaust Museum Houston, 2004. (Catalog.)
Koenig, Karl P. “There is No Why Here.” Camera Arts. August/September 2004. (Includes cover image.)
Ciaglia, Joeseph. Digital Photography. Prentice Hall. (Image reproduced in 1st and 2nd editions.)
Fabbri, Malin. Alternative Photography: Art and Artists. Edition I. Lulu Press, Stockholm, 2006. (Two images reproduced.)
Hirsch, Robert. Photographic Possibilities. Book in press, 2008.

Macro-photography

Koenig, Karl P. and Frances Koenig. “Match Safes: Matched Sets or Almost.” International Match Safe Association. Vol. 1, No. 2, April 1999. (Seventeen photographs reproduced.)
Koenig, Karl P. “Showcase: Match Safes.” Antique Trader’s Collector. September 1999. (Fifteen photographs reproduced.)
Koenig, Karl P. “History of a Modern Match Safe.” International Match Safe Association. Vol. 2, No. 1, January 2000. (Four photographs reproduced.)
Koenig, Karl P. and Nigel Ross. “The Match Safes of Karl Faberge.” Silver Magazine. Vol. 22, No. 1, 2000. (Nine photographs reproduced.)
Koenig, Karl P. and Nigel Ross. “The Match Safes of Karl Faberge.” International Match Safe Association. Vol. 2, No. 2, April 2000. (Nine photographs reproduced.)
Silver Magazine. March/April 2000. (Cover photograph.)
Koenig, Karl P. “Pocket Match Safes. Part One: Figural Match Safes.” Silver Magazine. March/April 2000. (Twenty-seven photographs reproduced.)
Koenig, Karl P. “Matched Safes—Matched Sets.” Carter’s Antiques. Summer 1999/2000. (Ten photographs reproduced.)
Koenig, Karl P. “Pocket Match Safes. Part Two: Enameled Pieces.” Silver Magazine. Vol. 22, No. 4, 2000. (Forty-five photographs reproduced.)

Koenig, Karl P. “It was a Dog’s Life.” Silver Magazine. 200Koenig, Karl P. with Nigel Ross. “Sentry Match Safes.” Silver Magazine. 2008. (In press.)
Koenig, Karl P. “Photoceramic Match Safes.” IMSA Newletter. 2007.Koenig, Karl P. “Advertising Match Safes: The High End.” IMSA Newsletter. 2008
Shapiro, Neil and Karl P. Koenig.  Match Safe Masterpieces.  International Match Safe Association, Malaga, NJ.  2008.   In press, about 150 pages.

Exhibitions

Crawford Arts Centre (show and catalog publication), St. Andrews University, Scotland. 1980.
New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair (juried). 1991 and 1992.
“Iglesias Antiguas,” Scheinbaum and Russek Gallery show, Santa Fe. 1992.
The Bisti Gallery at the Rep., Santa Fe. 1993.
Platinum Plus Gallery, Santa Fe. 1992-1996.
Geoffrey Diner’s Gallery Show, Washington, DC. 1993.
“Magnifico,” Albuquerque (juried invitational). 1994.
CAFE group invitational show, Albuquerque. 1994 and 1995.
Santa Fe Contemporary Art Gallery, Santa Fe (solo exhibitions). 1994 and 1996.
Toledo Friends of Photography (exhibition and selection for the show’s poster). 1995.
The Third International Exhibition of Photo Technology and Art, Victoria, Australia (invitational). 1996.
“Gumoil Images of the Southwest,” Center for Southwest Research, University of New Mexico Zimmerman Library Gallery, Albuquerque. 1996.
Exhibition of New Mexico Photographers, the George Soros Centers in Kiev and Kharkov, Ukraine. 1996.
Solo Exhibition of Non-Silver Prints, O’Neill’s, Albuquerque. 1996.
Museum of New Mexico, Willard Van Dyke Award Winners (retrospective exhibition, 1985-1997). 1997.
Juried Exhibition, Barrett House, Poughkeepsie, NY. 1997.
69th Annual Exhibition of Photography, Harrisburg, PA. 1997.
“Magnifico,” Albuquerque (juried exhibition). 1997.
“Luminos ’97,” Lubbock (juried exhibition). 1997.
New Orleans National Group Exhibition (juried exhibition). 1997.
“Humor in Photography,” touring group show originating in Santa Fe. 1997.
“Light Images: A Selection of New Mexico Photographers,” Santa Fe. 1997.
’97 National Juried Competition, The Phoenix Gallery, NY. 1997.
The Fourth International Exhibition of Photo Technology and Art, London. 1997.
“Humor in Photography,” New Media Arts, Santa Fe (invited work). 1997.
“Light Images IV” (in conjunction with Photo Santa Fe). 1997
“Prints of Albuquerque,” Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque. 1997.
“Small Works,” Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque (invitational). 1997.
“The New Pictorialism,” the Photographic Society’s Gallery, New London, CT. 1998.
“Sticks and Stones,” The Studio Gallery, San Diego (one-man show). 1998.
Art Expo New York, LJE Exhibit at the Javits Center, New York. 1998.
Art 98 Basel Switzerland, LJE Exhibit at Messe Basel, Switzerland. 1998.
“Neopictorialism,” The Studio Gallery, San Diego (one-man show). 1998.
“Framed,” Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque (invitational). 1998.
“Two by Two,” Impost Gallery, Albuquerque (invitational). 1999.
“Six Images of Concentration Camps,” The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. September 8 to December 31, 1999 and touring California in 2001.
Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque (invitational). 2000.
Second Street Show, Charles Burke Invitational, Albuquerque. 2000.
“Prints of the World,” Paris, France (invitational). 2003.
“Magnificent Trees” photogravures, New Grounds Gallery, Albuquerque (one-man show). 2003.
Santa Fe Invitational Annual Art Exposition. 2003.
Gold Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. 2004.
“There Is No Why Here: Thirty-Seven Images of Concentration Camp Architecture.” FotoFest Houston, Holocaust Museum Houston. 2004. (This is the culmination of a ten-year project in which I visited and revisited photographically the residual architecture of ten camps, ultimately taking me repeatedly to six European countries.)
“There Is No Why Here,” El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center. 2004.
“There Is No Why Here,” Richard Stockton College Gallery, New Jersey. 2005.
“Gumoil Images,” Gold Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. 2005.
“The Skull Beneath the Skin: Gumoils and Gravures,” New Grounds Gallery, Albuquerque (one-man show). 2005.
“Studies in Time,” Fine Art Living Gallery, Melbourne, Australia (one-man show). 2006.

Guadalupe Trail Art Show, New Mexico. 2005, 2006, and 2008.

“New Mexico Perspectives,” New Grounds Gallery , Albuquerque (one-man show). 2007.

Art Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM. 2007.
Daylesford Biennale, Melbourne, Australia. 2007 and 2009
Art Santa Fe. 2008
The Outpost.  Albuquerque.  One man show.  2008

Permanent Collections

University of New Mexico Art Museum.
Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe.
Capitol Art Collection, State Capitol Building, Santa Fe.
Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxcaca (Foto Centro Manuel Bravo).
Holocaust Museum Houston.
Princeton University Art Museum (purchase of five gravure images).

Awards

The Willard Van Dyke Award in Photography, New Mexico Council on Photography. 1994.

Presentations

Invited lectures and demonstrations at the University of New Mexico. 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, and 1999.
Demonstrations for local high schools. 2003 and 2004.
Workshop teaching and demonstrations at APIS in Bath, England (1997) and APIS in Santa Fe (1998), The Darkroom of Santa Fe (1996), College of Santa Fe (1995), Thomas Nelson College, Hampton, VA (1998), the Koenig Studio in Albuquerque (1999), Winston-Salem, NC (2000), and Coupeville Arts Center, WA (2000).
New workshops held at the Photographers’ Formulary, MT (2002, 2004, and 2005), New Grounds Etching Studio in Albuquerque, and Coupeville Arts Center, WA (2001 and 2003).
Additional lectures in Santa Fe, San Diego, Houston, Melbourne, and Albuquerque in conjunction with gallery openings and workshops (2005 to 2008).