Keltie Ferris

sunK sun, 2016
Oil and acrylic on canvas
100 x 80 inches
254 x 203.2 cm

BIOGRAPHY

b. 1977, Louisville, KY
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION

2006
MFA, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

2004
BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Nova Scotia, Canada

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
M/A/R/C/H, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY

2016
Exclamation Point, Klemm’s, Berlin, Germany
Keltie Ferris: Paintings and Body Prints, University Art Museum, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY

2015
Keltie Ferris: Paintings and Body Prints, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY

2014
Body Prints, Chapter NY, New York, NY
Keltie Ferris: Doomsday Boogie, Santa Monica Museum, Santa Monica, CA

2012
Keltie Ferris, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY

2010
KF+CM 4EVER, Horton Gallery, New York, NY

2009
Man Eaters, curated by Chris Cook, Kemper Museum, Kansas City, MO

2008
Dear Sir or Madame, SUNDAY L.E.S., New York, NY
Keltie Ferris & Molly Larkey, SUNDAY L.E.S., New York, NY

2007
Boy Genius, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
Boy Genius, curated by Simon Watson, The Prequel, Scenic, New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Feed the Meter, Vol. II, Ceysson & Bénétiére, Wandhaff, Luxembourg
Man Alive, curated by Wendy White, Maruani Mercier Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
The Coverly Set, Sargent’s Daughters, New York, NY

2016
Your Face In The Mirror Isn’t Your Face, Similar To Plastic Silverware, curated by Torey Thornton, Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles, CA
The Inaugural Exhibition, Makasiini Contemporary,Turku, Finland
Confronting the Canvas: Woman of Abstraction, Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, FL

2015
Two Steps Forward, curated by Margaret Lee and Debra Singer, 47 Canal, New York, NY
Saturn Drive, curated by Renaud Regnery, Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin, Germany

2014
Herland, 60 Wall Gallery, New York, NY
Go With The Flow, The Hole, New York, NY
Abstract America Today, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Wanton Mobility, curated by Arielle Bier, Klemm’s, Berlin, Germany
Shakti, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
2014 Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY
Outside The Lines, CAMH, Houston, TX

2013
Brooklyn Rail, New York, US
“Paint On Paint Off”, curated by Sima Familant, Halsey McKay, East Hampton, NY
On the Grid, Magnus Gallery, New York, NY

2012
Raw/Cooked: Ulrike Müller, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Astral Weeks, Gallery Diet, Miami, FL
Open Windows: Keltie Ferris, Jackie Saccoccio, Billy Sullivan and Alexi Worth, curated by Carroll Dunham, Addison Gallery, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

2011
The Working Title, Bronx River Art Center, New York, NY
Salon Zürcher, with the Horton Gallery, Paris, France

2010
Spray!, D’Amelio-Terras, New York, NY
Purity is a Myth, Pilar Corrias, London, UK
Illusions Lounge, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
Informal Relations, curated by Scott Grow, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN
This Is A Performance, curated by Sam Gordon, ACP, Los Angeles, CA
It’s All American, curated by Haley Mellin and Alex Gartenfeld, New Jersey Museum of Contemporary Art, Asbury Park, NJ

2009
This is a Test, curated by Sam Gordon, ACP @ X Initiative, New York, NY
The Open, Deitch, Long Island City, NY
Aberrant Abstraction, The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
Besides, With, Against, And Yet: Abstraction and the Ready-Made, The Kitchen, New York, NY
Oculus Imaginationis, Horton Gallery, New York, NY
The Best is Yet to Come, Galleria Glance, Turino, Italy
Rattled By the Rush, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
DiSoRgAnIzEd (Another 24 Hours), curated by Jacob Robichaux, Museum 52, New York, NY

2008
Party at Phong’s House, curated by Chris Martin, Galeria Janet Kurnatowski, New York, NY
There is No There There, Rivington Arms, New York, NY
Accident Blackspot, curated by Jim Lee and Rob Nadeau, Freight + Volume, New York, NY
Defining A Moment: 25 New York Artists, curated by Simon Watson, House of Campari, New York, NY
Unnameable Things, Artspace, New Haven, CT
Accident Blackspot, Markus Winter, Berlin, Germany
Performed Identity, curated by Simon Watson, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY
Untitled (Works on Paper), Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, NY
Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, IL

2007
Living Room Paintings, Painted Faces, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
Some Kind of Portrait, curated by Simon Watson, Marc Selwyn Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Distinctive Messengers, curated by Simon Watson, House of Campari, Miami, FL

2006
Flex Your Textiles, curated by Travis Boyer and Ginger Brooks Takahashi, John Connelly, New York, NY
School Days, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
MFA Thesis Show, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS

2014
Rosenthal Family Foundation Award in Painting, The Academy of Arts and Letters

2006
Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Artist Pension Trust

2005
Jacob Javits Fellowship

PRESENTATIONS

2011
“Artists Present at Noon,” MoMA, New York, NY

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art (Oppenheimer Collection), Overland Park, KS
The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

SELECTED WORKS