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Abraham Lincoln, 2013, oil on linen, 70 x 53 in.
Abraham Lincoln, 2013, oil on linen, 70 x 53 in.
The Block, 2016, oil on linen, 60 x 48 in.
The Block, 2016, oil on linen, 60 x 48 in.
Tunnel View,, 2017, oil on linen, 40 x 60 in.
Tunnel View,, 2017, oil on linen, 40 x 60 in.
Grand Canyon, 2016, oil on linen, 50 x 70 in.
Grand Canyon, 2016, oil on linen, 50 x 70 in.
Sunrise over Elsinore, 2011, oil on linen, 48 x 48 in.
Sunrise over Elsinore, 2011, oil on linen, 48 x 48 in.
Mona Moi (for the Kermitage Collection), 2015, oil on linen, 30 x 24 in.
Mona Moi (for the Kermitage Collection), 2015, oil on linen, 30 x 24 in.
My Family, 2013, oil on linen, 56 x 70 in. (Whitney Collection)
My Family, 2013, oil on linen, 56 x 70 in. (Whitney Collection)
Sitting Bull, 2013, oil on linen, 48 x 36 in.
Sitting Bull, 2013, oil on linen, 48 x 36 in.
The New Yorker, 2010, oil on linen, 24 x 36 in.
The New Yorker, 2010, oil on linen, 24 x 36 in.
Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr., 2006, oil on linen, 31.25 x 23.5 in.
Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr., 2006, oil on linen, 31.25 x 23.5 in.

1966 —

Born in Cincinnati, OH

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1993 —

MFA, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA

 

The artist lives and works in Irvine, CA.

 

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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2017 —

My American Dream, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

 

2016 —

My American Dream, Weiss Berlin, Germany

 

2015 —

My American Dream, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

Iconscapes, Freddy Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 

2014 —

My American Dream: Frontiersman, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX

My American Dream (Prologue), Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

 

2013 —

My American Dream, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

 

2012 —

My American Dream, Solo Booth for Derek Eller Gallery, NADA NYC Art Fair, New York, NY

 

2011 —

Art, Life and Fashion, Shaheen Modern & Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH

Iconscapes, Knoedler Project Space, New York, NY

 

2010 —

My Modern Life, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Good Leaders, Endangered Species, Ships At Sea, Broadway Windows, 80WSE, New York, NY

 

2009 —

Souvenirs, The Bakery – Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Both Sides Now: A Selection of Drawings 1992-2009, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York NY

 

2008 —

Good Leaders, Endangered Species, Ships at Sea Part II, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Good Leaders, Endangered Species, Ships at Sea, Kim Light/Lightbox, Los Angeles, CA

 

2007 —

Friends and Family, Shaheen Modern & Contemporary, Cleveland, OH

 

2006 —

Heroes, Gallery Alain Noirhomme, Brussels, Belgium

Kings and Queens, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

 

2005 —

Rebel Angels at the End of the World, QED Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2004 —

Hamlet 1999, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

 

2003 —

Hamlet 1999 Pt. 3, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

 

2000 —

Illuminations, The Fifth International, New York, NY

 

1997 —

Paintings And Drawings, Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY

 

1995 —

Monty’s Dream: The Sleeper In The Valley, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

1994 —

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell! Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

1993 —

Pinocchio the Big Fag, Kiki Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017 —

Keith Mayerson, Julius von Bismarck, Werner Büttner, Marlborough Contemporary, The Armory Show, New York, NY

Drawing Island, The Journal Gallery, New York, NY

Heartbreak Hotel, Invisible-Exprots, New York, NY

 

2016 —

Redeux (Sort of), Kai Matsumiya Gallery, New York, NY

 

2015 —

America is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

EAGLES II, Galeria Marlborough, Madrid, Spain

 

2014 —

The Great Figure, Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Keith Mayerson and Peter Saul, Robert Blumenthal Gallery, New York, NY

Don’t Look Now, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Jesse Greenberg and MacGrefor Harp/247365 Gallery

Inaugural Exhibition, Sarah Gavlak Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Parallel Myths, David Shelton Gallery, Houston TX

The One’s Optimistic,: New Britain Museum of Art, New Britain, CT, curated by Cary Smith

My American Dream, Whitney Biennial 2014 (Stuart Comer Curated Corner), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

 

2013 —

Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY

David Shelton, Gallery at the Texas Contemporary, Houston TX

Jew York, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY

All F@*#ing Summer, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

 

2012 —

The Picture of Dorian Gray, curated by Ilan Cohen with Quan Bao, Second Guest, New York, NY

All I Want Is A Picture Of You, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Group Shoe, curated by Joe Bradley, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY

It’s Always Summer On The Inside, curated by Dan McCarthy, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

B-OUT, curated by Scott Hug, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY

The End, curated by Michael Buhler-Rose and John Connelly, Vogt Gallery, New York, NY

 

2011 —

Keith Mayerson: Horror Hospital Unplugged, Dominic McGill: Extraordinary Popular Delusions and

The Madness of Crowds, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

8 Americans (organized by Hilary Berseth, Joe Bradley, Jacob Kassay, Ann Craven, Francesca DiMattiop, Wade Guyton, Keith Mayerson, Dana Schutz), Alain Noirhomme, Brussels, Belgium

Joni, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY

Put Up or Shut Up, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

2010 —

NeoIntegrity: Comics Edition, (Keith Mayerson, Curator) Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, New York, NY

2D/3D-Paintings by Keith Mayerson, Sculpture by Kent Henriksen, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY

Ink Plots: The Tradition of The Graphic Novel at SVA, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

The Pencil Show, Foxy Productions, New York, NY

Wall-To-Wall, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The Boneyard, Kim Light/Lightbox, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Tony Payne

 

2009 —

The Never-Ending Story: Fairy Tales, Fantasy Obsession, curated by Laura Hoptman, Royal/T, Culver City, CA

Out Of Order, curated by Scott Hugg, Andrew Edlin Gallery, NY

The Tree, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai, China

Naked, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

New Acquisitions, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

Figuratively Seeing, Massachussets College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

 

2008 —

Peanut Gallery, curated by Joe Bradley, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

THINGS BEHIND THE SUN, PHIL, Los Angeles, CA

Summer Group Exhibition, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Friends and Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

Kiki: The Proof Is In The Pudding, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA

The Guys We Would Fuck, curated by Nayland Blake, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY

History Keeps Me Awake At Night: A Genealogy of Wojnarowicz, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY

Artist As Publisher, The Center For Book Arts, New York, NY

ambivalent figuration; people, Samson Projects, Boston, MA

a new high in getting low II, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY

 

2007 —

Genesis, I’m sorry, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

Joe Bradley, Ann Craven, Dana Frankfort, Keith Mayerson, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY

 

2006 —

Likeness (Portraits from All Angles), Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

Summer Group Exhibition, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

How I finally accepted Fate, curated by Jason Murison, EFA Gallery, New York, NY

This Name Of The Show IS Not GAY ART NOW, curated by Jack Pierson, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

Salon, Greene Naftali, New York, NY

Inaugural Group Exhibition, Derek Eller, New York, NY

 

2005 —

The Most Splendid Apocalypse, curated by Jason Murison, P.P.O.W., New York, NY

This Hard, Gem-Like Flame, curated by Joseph R. Wolin, Angstrom Gallery, New York, NY

On Paper: Drawings from the 1960’s to the Present, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2004 —

Under The Sun, Greener Pastures Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada

Rimbaud, curated by Max Henry, I-20, New York, NY

The Sublime is (Still) Now, curated by Joseph R. Wolin, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY

Let The Bullshit Run A Marathon, curated by Nate Lowman, Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, NY

 

2003 —

K48, Dietch Projects Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

Hothouse, Contemporary Floras, curated by Mary Jo Vath, Gallery of Arts and Science, New York, NY

You, curated by Lisa Kirk, Royal Modern, New York, NY

A New New York Scene – K48 Teenage Rebel; The Bedroom Show, Gallerie du Jour at Agnes B., Paris, France

FIAC Art Fair, curated by Scott Hugg, Paris, France

Magazine (K48: Do Not Provoke Us), Marres, Maastricht, Netherlands

Now Playing, D’Amelio Terras Gallery, New York, NY

Drawings, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

 

2002 —

Kool Kult, k48, Scope Art Fair, New York, NY

25th Anniversary Selections Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

Landscape, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

 

2001 —

Refiguring Painting, Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibition, American Fine Art at P.H.A.G, New York NY

 

2000 —

Recent Aqquisitions, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Fore and Aft, Acme, Los Angeles, CA

 

1999 —

The Stroke, curated by Ross Bleckner, Exit Art, New York, NY

Young New York Painters, curated by Ross Bleckner, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO

 

1998 —

Inaugral Show, curated by Jennifer Bornstein and Chevis Clem, The Fifth International, New York, NY

he swam down, away, curated by Tony Payne, Audiello Fine Art, Inc., New York, NY

Painting: Now and Forever, Pat Hearn and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY

Codex USA: Works on Paper by American Artists, Entwistle Gallery, London, UK

I Love New York, Edinburgh International Art Festival, Edinburgh College, Edinburgh, Scotland

Bathroom, curated by Wayne Koestenbaum, Thomas Healy Gallery, New York, NY

View 3, curated by Klaus Kertess, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

Francis Alys, Keith Mayerson, Franklin Preston, Hiroshi Sugito, Audiello Fine Art Inc., New York, NY

More, curated by Tony Payne, XL Gallery, New York, NY

 

1997 —

Paintings and Sculpture, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY

Three Painters, curated by Jack Pierson, Musee d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

 

1996 —

The Name of the Place, curated by Laurie Simmons, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, NY

Young, Dumb, and Fun, curated by David Pagel, University of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

The Incredible Power of Cheap Sentiment, curated by Bill Arning, White Columns, New York, NY

Annual Summer Watercolor Exhibition, curated by Tom Woodruff, P.P.O.W., New York, NY

 

1995 —

Degenerative Art Show, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

The Moderns, curated by Tony Payne, Feature Gallery, New York, NY

Faggots, curated by Bill Arning, Rojes Foundation, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Stretch Out & Wait, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

1994 —

Stonewall 25, curated by Bill Arning, White Columns, New York, NY

Dave’s Not Here Show, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA

Red Rover, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA

Tiny Shoes, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA

Selections Spring ‘94, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

Playfield, curated by Randy Summers, Rio Hondo College, Wittier, CA

 

1993 —

Sick Joke, Kiki Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Steve Crique, Keith Mayerson, Tyler Stallings, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

CURATED EXHIBITIONS

 

2011 —

8 Americans (Hilary Berseth, Joe Bradley, Jacob Kassay, Ann Craven, Francesca DiMattio, Wade Guyton, Keith Mayerson, Dana Schutz), September 2011, Alain Noirhomme Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

 

2010 —

NeoIntegrity: Comics Edition," Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, New York, NY

 

2007 —

NeoIntegrity, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

 

 

COLLECTIONS

 

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Museum Of Modern Art, New York, NY

The Museum Of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

The Cleveland Museum Of Art, Cleveland, OH

San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

The Columbus Museum Of Art, Columbus, OH