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EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS

Master of Fine Arts, Painting, 2011.

Rhode Island School of Fine Arts, Providence, Rhode Island

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting/Drawing, 2004.

University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas

 

 

ART EXHIBITIONS  (* denotes solo exhibition)

 

2018        *DePauw University, Indiana, USA (forthcoming)

*Jelato Love, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (forthcoming)

*Find the 2 and you will be kissed. 555…, Sheherazade, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Curator/Director: Julie Leidner

*NOT HOT, Escalier B, Bordeaux, France: Curator/Directors: Charlie Devier and Grégoire Chamineaud

Before Everything Give it Perfume, Central Park Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA. Curator/Director: Jared Dyer

As If A Field Could Become Some Dream, No Place Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Curator: Brian Scott Campbell

C for Courtside, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. Curator: Lynne Ghenov

 

2017        Builders,Circuit12 Contemporary, Dallas, Texas. Curator: Benjamin Terry

90, Central Park Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Curator: Jared Dyer

Find the 2 and You Will Be Kissed Tomorrow55555… , Peter Piper Pizza, El Paso, Texas

End of the Whirld, Mass Gallery, Austin, Texas. Curator: Mike Calway-Fagen

In 3-D the Basil Never Wilts REMIXED, Castor Gallery, New York, New York. Curator: Michael Pybus.

 

2016        Thirsty Garten, The Composing Rooms, Berlin, Germany. Curator: Ché Zara Blomfield

*OxGord Economy Auto Cover – 1 Layer Dust Cover – Lowest Price – Ready-Fit / Semi Glove Fit fro SUV, Van, and Truck – Fits up    to 206 Inches, w/ OFG.XXX, Curator: Kevin Rubéns Jacobs.

*Sent From My Verizon, Samsung Galaxy Smartphone, Pay Fauxn, Brooklyn, New York. Curator: Mary Kosut

*Thank God I Am Not God, Ditch Projects, Springfield, Oregon. Curator: Donald Morgan

Shits & Giggles, Skylab Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Text by: James Payne.

Group Shadow, Teri Garten, Berlin, Germany. Curator: Paul Sochacki.

Austin Art Fair: Art City Austin w/ Pushkin and Gogol. Curator: Kevin Rubéns Jacobs.

Fine words butter no parsnips however fine parsnips can butter words, Present Company, Brooklyn, New York. Curator: Alejandro Almanza Pereda.

 

2015        *Share in Two Seconds iF You Love Your Mom, The Composing Rooms, Berlin, Germany. Curator: Ché Zara Blomfield

Here and Now, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Texas: Curator: Adrian Zuniga

F ·R ·I ·E ·N ·D ·SFriends, Evelyn Yard Gallery, London, UK: Curator: Michael Pybus

ERRORE, Madrid, Spain (online project: errore.org). Curator: Ignacio Baras

Double Visions, Active Space, Bushwick Open Studios. Brooklyn, New York. Curator: Christian Berman

Pizza Party,Air Lock Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Curator: Mike Whiting

*Boys Do Cry, RE Gallery, Dallas, Texas. Curator/Director: Wanda Dye

Physical Comedy, General Public Collective, Indianapolis, Indiana. Curator: Peter Shear

 

2014        The Composing Rooms, Berlin, Germany Curator: Ché Zara Blomfield

*Everything Not Saved Will B Lost, Juicys GalleryBrooklyn, NY — Curator/Director: Raphael Cohen

*PULSE  Art Fair, (Pulse Prize Nominee) w/ PHALANX GalleryNew York, NY.Curator/Director: Cliff Atkinson

Material Punk, Welcome Screen, London, UK. Curators: Ché Zara Blomfield and Michael Pybus

Not Abstraction, New Galerie @ Yves Klein Archives, Paris, France. Curator: Ché Zara Blomfield

Honeymoon Suite, Simon Oldfield Gallery, London, UK. Curators: Simon Oldfield (London), Bruce Ingram, Simon Foxall (London)

Looks on Paper, Ditch Projects, Springfield, Oregon. Curators: Calvin Marcus, Donald Morgan

 

2013        *Google Search WHAT God Wants For You, Welcome Screen, London, UK — Curator: Michael Pybus

Transatlantic Texas, BigMedium, Austin, TX. Curator, Studio Manager: Kevin McNamee-Tweed

Madam I’m Adam, Remote-Projects, Bloomington, IN. Curators: Peter Shear, John Berry, Josh Hoering, Ryan Irvin

 

2012        *almost Relevant, Oliver Francis Gallery, Dallas, Texas  — Curator: Kevin Rubén Jacobs

Interaction/Immersion, Providence, RI. Curators: Allison Paschke and Lynne Harlow

Micro-Eutopia, RK Projects, Providence, RI. Curators/Operators: Tabitha Piseno and Sam Keller

Tumbleweeds, Sunset Surf Club, Brooklyn, New York. Curator/Founder: Julian A. Jimarez Howard

Mythografia, Bull and Ram, New York, New York. Curators: Eve Lateiner and Yevgeniya Baras

 

2011        Rocket to Nowhere, Amigos Publishing, Providence, Rhode Island. Curators: Jeff K. Hale and Lila Jarzombek

Small Crowd, Mixed Greens, New York, New York. Director/curator: Heather Darcy Bhandari

 

2010        Boston Young Contemporaries, Boston University. Curators: Katherine Bradford, NYC artist; Jessica Dickenson, NYC artist: Joao Ribas, MIT Visual Arts Center curator

 

2009        Texas Biennial, Women & Their Work, Austin, TX.Juror: Michael Duncan, Corresponding Editor for Art in America (catalogue)

 

2008        New American Paintings: 78, Juried Exhibitions in Print, Curator: Andrea Karnes

Redefining Walls, Union Gallery, University of Texas at El Paso. Curator: Kate Bonansinga, Gallery Director, Gerald and Stan Lee

Center for the Visual Arts, El Paso, Texas

New Arte Nuevo: San Antonio 2008, University of Texas at San Antonio. Jurors: UTSA Dept. of Art and Art History (catalogue)

 

2006        New American Talent: 20th Exhibition, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX. Juror: Dan Cameron (catalogue)

 

2005        Regional Invitational, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM. Curator: Mary Anne Redding, Curator,

Photography Palace of the Governors at State of New Mexico DCA (catalogue)

 

2004        Border Art Residency: Site Project, El Paso, Texas. Curator: Willie Ray Parish, Professor of Art, UTEP

Artists on Art, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX. Curators: Christian Gerstheimer, Curator, EP Art Museum:

Ben Fyffe, Arts Education Program Coordinator, MCAD, El Paso, TX

 

 

PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS (impermissible interventions)

 

AMC Showcase Bloomington 11, 1351 S College Mall Rd, Bloomington, IN 47401

Jump-N-Joey’s, 108 North Curry Pike, Bloomington, IN 47404

Pizza Hut, 110 E. Winslow Road, Bloomington, Indiana

College Mall kiosk K10, 2894 E 3rd St, Bloomington, Indiana

Target, 2966 E. 3rd Street, College Mall, Bloomington, IN

Kroger, located at 528 S College Ave, Bloomington, IN

Holiday Inn Express, 5500 Tuttle Crossing Blvd, Dublin, OH

Chips Auto Transport,  295 Union Street, East Walpole, MA

American Painting and Sandblasting, 45 Reservoir Road, Coventry, RI

Carousel Village at Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI

Domino’s Pizza, 845 N. Main St., Providence, RI

UPS Store, 11 S. Angell St., Providence, RI

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA

Mt. Hope Recreation Center, 438 Hope Street, Providence, RI

Rhode Island Credit Union, 160 Francis Street, Providence, RI

Hanley Building, 3rd floor, 56 Pine Street, Providence, RI

Walmart, 51 Silver Spring Street, Providence, RI

Elmwood Dodge Chrysler Jeep, 625 Taunton Avenue, East Providence, RI

Providence Library: Rochambeau Branch, 708 Hope Street, Providence, RI

Home Depot, 387 Charles Street, Providence, RI

SpeeDee Oil Change, 985 North Main Street, Providence, RI

Savers, 1925 Pawtucket Ave., East Providence, RI

Hillside Family and Community Medicine, 727 East Avenue, Pawtucket, RI

US Post Office, 24 Corliss Street #100, Providence, RI

Eastside Pediatrics, 154 Waterman Street #3, Providence, RI

Ben and Jerry’s, 237 Meeting Street, Providence, RI

Providence Children’s Museum, 100 South Street, Providence, RI

Women & Infants Hospital, 101 Dudley St., Providence, RI

Burlington Coat Factory, 60 Newport Avenue, Rumford, RI

IKEA, IKEA Way, Stoughton, Massachusetts

Center for Obstetrics & Gynecology, 297 Promenade St., Providence, RI

IHOP, 425 Promenade Street, Providence, RI

Washington Trust Bank, 56 Westminster Street, Providence, RI

YMCA, 333 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI

East Side Mt. Hope YMCA, 438 Hope Street, Providence, RI

Providence Super Wash Center, 929 North Main Street, Providence, RI

Lippitt Memorial Park, Providence, RI

Stop & Shop, 333 West River Street, Providence,RI

Kennedy Plaza Bus Depot, Providence, RI

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Maake Magazine, “Issue 5”. November, 2017. Curated by: Yevgeniya Baras. http://www.maakemagazine.com/keith-allyn-spencer/

Kevin Rubén Jacobs, Spike Art Magazine. “Dallas Art Scene: Big Oil, Big Hair and Higher Heels. November, 29, 2017. https://www.spikeartmagazine.com/en/articles/dallas-art-scene-big-oil-big-hair-and-higher-heels

James D. Payne, Command Zine, “Is Art Wrong”. January 20, 2017. https://commandzine.com/2017/01/20/is-art-wrong/

Brian Edmonds, Curating Contemporary, “Current Exhibition: Physical Comedy @ General Public Collective. Indianapolis, Indiana.” March 24, 2015. http://curatingcontemporary.com/blog/?p=2745

Katy Diamond Hamer, Eyes Towards the Dove, ”Pulse New York, 2014: Diamonds in the Rough”. May 9, 2014. http://eyes-towards-the-dove.com/2014/05/pulse-new-york-2014-diamonds-rough/

Sharon Butler, Two Coats of Paint, “Pulsing pulse, 2014 New York Edition” (blog). May 13, 2014. www.twocoatsofpaint.com/2014/05/pulsing-pulse-2014-new-york-edition.html

Robert Boyd, The Great God Pan is Dead, “In New York for the Firs Day 1” (blog). May 13, 2014. www.thegreatgodpanisdead.com/2014/05/in-new-york-for-fairs-day-1-cutlog.html

Peter Shear, Remote Projects, “Artist: Interview”. April 2013.http://remote-projects.com/keith-allyn-spencer-interview/

Peter Simek, D Magazine: Front Row, “At Oliver Francis Gallery, Dirty Underwear, Lost and Found”. November 15, 2012.

Joshua Abelow, Art Blog Art Blog. Saturday, October, 2011. http://joshuaabelow.blogspot.com/2011/10/keith-allyn-spencer.html

Greg Cook, Boston Phoenix, ”New Directions”, July 14, 2010.

Robbins, Christopher. Eyebeam: ReBlog. “Keith Allyn Spencer brings us Framed: Inserts from store-bought”.May 22, 2010.

Tabitha Piseño, BOMB, “Rotation X: Curating as Academia”, 2009.

Jordan Breal, Texas Monthly, “Golden Oldies”, March 2009.

Mark Paulda, El Paso Magazine, “On Art” , Spring 2009.

Andrea Karnes, New American Paintings: 78, Juried Exhibitions in Print. 2008.

Shane Wiggs, Newspaper Tree, “Art Criticism: High Contrast at the Shine Gallery”, 2007.

Rachel Koper, Austin Chronicle, “Oh, Give Me a Home”, 2005