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Karina Cutler-Lake

Associate Professor (M.F.A., University of Iowa)


 "Alma, WI (After Soth)" by Karina Cutler-Lake



Graphic Design, Printmaking, Design Writing and Research



  • Art 338 - Design II
  • Art 342 - Studio Problems in Typography
  • Art 438 - Design III
  • Art 429 - Packaging Design
  • Art 442 - Portfolio Review
  • Art 481 - Art Seminar
  • Art 490 - Senior Exhibition
  • Art 491 -  Studio Internship


Contact Information

Office: A/C 517
Telephone: (920) 424-7066

Recent Solo Exhibitions

  • 2012 Projected Viterbo University Gallery, La Crosse, WI
  •  2009 Delineation of Experience UW Marshfield,  Marshfield, WI
  • 2008 Report Card  ArtSpace Collective, Oshkosh, WI
  • 2007 From the Land Office  ArtSpace Collective, Oshkosh, WI


Recent Group Exhibitions


  • The Triennial Oshkosh, WI
  • Design MMoCA Madison Museum of Contemporary Art,  Madison WI



  • (Untitled Show) Quad Cities Art Center, Moline, IL
  • Je me souviens : DesignInquiry DesignCity Montréal Condordia University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada
  • Artists of the New North Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI. January & February 2011



  • Disguise Exchange Portfolio, Purdue University - West Lafayette, IN
  • It Looks Pretty Good, Considering What It's Been Through (title page and colophon design) Mid-American Print Council Conference - Minneapolis, Minn.



  • Wisconsin Artists Biennial 2009 Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, WI
  • Paper Narratives  Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO



  • 29th Annual Paper in Particular National Exhibition Columbia College, Columbia, MO
  • Bound to Surprise: Artists Books  Steinhilber Gallery, UW Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI
  • Bound to Surprise: Artists Books  Paper Discovery Center, Appleton, WI



  • Ch-Ch-Chia Pet Exhibition  ArtSpace Collective, Oshkosh, WI
  • Members Show  ArtSpace Collective, Oshkosh, WI
  • Faculty Exhibition  Allen Priebe Gallery, UW Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI



  • Members Show  ArtSpace Collective - Oshkosh, WI
  • cARTalog Exhibition  University of Iowa Libraries - Iowa City, IA


Selected Commercial Design Work

Puzzle Design for GeoToys, LLC.

  • Educational Games for GeoToys, LLC.
  • GeoCards World
  • GeoCards USA
  • GeoBingo
  • GeoPuzzle Europe
  • GeoPuzzle Asia
  • GeoPuzzle Africa
  • GeoPuzzle Latin America
  • GeoPuzzle US/Canada
  • GeoPuzzle Red State/Blue State
  • GeoPuzzle Dinosaurs
  • GeoPuzzle Animals



  • Creative Toy “Seal of Excellence” Award, for the design of the full line of world geography puzzles, awarded by Creative Child Magazine (2007)
  • Dr. Toy Smart Play/Smart Toy Award from the Institute of Childhood Resources, San Francisco, CA, for the design of Europe and Asia GeoPuzzles (2006)
  • Honors Toy Award from the National Association of Parenting Publications for the design of the Europe, Asia, and Africa GeoPuzzles (2006)



  • Iowa City Public Library - Iowa City, IA
  • University of Iowa Libraries - Iowa City, IA
  • Hamilton Wood Type Museum - Two Rivers, WI
  • Penland School of Arts and Crafts - Penland, NC


Writing and Presentation

  • “Lushootseed: A new wood type font helps to save an endangered language.” Article, Mid America Print Council Journal, Fall 2011.
  • Show me where you find yourself, and why it matters. AIGA Response_ability Design Educators Conference - Toledo, OH (May 14-16, 2010)
  • We Were Here: Five Years of Student-Generated Maps. UCDA Design Education Summit, Spring Hill College - Mobile, AL (2009)
  • The Winnebago Project: Infusing Sustainability Into the Curriculum. UCDA Design Education Summit, Spring Hill College - Mobile, AL (2009)
  • This is Where I'm Coming From: Mapping and Claiming Rural, Small Town, and Small City Experience.  AIGA Design Frontier: Graphic Design Education in Small Programs and Non-Urban Regions Conference, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design - Lakewood, CO (2006)
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