Carol Keller



2016 Ostensibly Stable, Happy Lucky No. 1 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2014   One Day Something Came to the Window
Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts.

The Welcome Obstacle, South Gallery, Greenfield
Community College, Greenfield, Massachusetts.

2010-11 Erratics in the Wood, Danforth Museum of
Art, Framingham, Massachusetts.

2004 The Drawn Idea: Sculpture and Drawings,
Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College.

The Drawn Idea, The Gallery, Mt. Ida
College, Newton, Massachusetts.

2003 The Drawn Idea, Montserrat College of
Art, Beverly, Massachusetts

2001 40 Drawings, Nielsen Gallery, Boston,

1999 Sculpture, Andrews Gallery, College of
William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

1998 New Work, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

1997 Sculpture, Hiestand Gallery, Miami
University, Oxford, Ohio.

1996 Sculpture, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

1992 Barrows Exhibition Rotunda, Dartmouth College,
Hanover, New Hampshire.

1991 Lillian Immig Gallery, Emmanuel College, Boston.

1983 Nesto Gallery, Milton Academy, Milton, Massachusetts.


2018 Boston Does Boston XI, Proof Gallery, Boston, MA

2017 Arts at AmhersSpring Festival 2017 Arts Faculty Showcase, Mead Art Museum, Amherst College.

2016 FORGET WHAT I SAID, A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, MA.

2015 Synecdoche: Simultaneous Understanding, Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA, (curated by Deborra Stewart-Pettengill.)

Sheila Pepe: From Space to Place, Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College (installation, w/group show curated by Sheila Pepe)

2014 Inaugural (Director's Choice), on-line exhibit, Nielsen Gallery.

2012 Revisions, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn Artists’ Space, Brooklyn, NY.

2011 Chain Letter, Samsøn Projects, Boston.

Amherst College Studio Faculty Exhibition, Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College.

2010 InCite Arts Festival 2010: Reunited, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY.; Boston University Alumni Exhibition.

2007-2008 Sculpture, Etc., Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

2006 Artist’s Resource Trust: The First Ten Years, Trustman Art Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts.

2005 Damien DiBona and Carol Keller, Wooster Art Center, New York, New York.

Landscape 5, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

2004 March Heat and Summer Invitational, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

2003 Faculty Exhibition, Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts.

2002 Sculptors’ Drawings, Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

2001 Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

Works on Paper, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

2000 Vault Series V: Black and White, New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA.

Small Works – Big Ideas, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

1999 Nielsen Gallery 35th Anniversary, Part II – New Works, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

1998 Contemporary Sculpture and Sculptors’ Drawings, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts.

Sculpture Invitational, Provincetown Art Association Galleries, Provincetown, Massachusetts.

1996 The Eighth Triennial, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, Massachusetts.

1995 Ordinary Object – Extraordinary Experience, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

Two-Person Exhibition, Galerie Mourlot, Boston.

1994 Summer Invitational, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

1993 Crossing the Line: Abstraction/Figuration, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

1992 New England New Talent, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, Massachusetts.



2014 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

Residency, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Ireland

Faculty Research Award Program Grant, Amherst College

Senior Sabbatical Fellowship, Amherst College

2012 Senior Sabbatical Fellowship, Amherst College

2008 Distinguished Alumni Award, Boston University College of Fine Arts

2000 Residency, Bogliasco Foundation, Bogliasco, Italy

Visiting Artist Residency, American Academy in Rome

1999 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

1998 Artist’s Resource Trust Fund Grant

1997 Finalist, New England Foundation for the Arts Fellowships in Sculpture

1991 Prize, International Sculpture Center Competition

1989 Finalist, Massachusetts Council for the Arts Artists Fellowships in Drawing

1987 Residency, The MacDowell Colony

1986 Ingram Merrill Foundation Award

1985 M.I.T. Council for the Arts Grant

Grant-in-Aid, St. Botolph Club Foundation

1983 Painting Prize, Smallworks ’83, University of Massachusetts/Amherst


Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ireland

Cordier Auditorium Collection, Manchester University

Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, Massachusetts

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University


2014 Loreto, Paola. Ada, (poem), Gattili, cover.

2010 McQuaid, Cate. “Danforth finds the ties that bind,” The Boston Globe, December 12, 2010, p. N6.

2006 Loreto, Paola.  Addio al Decoro, (volume of poems), Aretusa, cover.

2004 Fife Day, Meredith. “The Drawn Idea: Sculpture and Drawings by Carol            Keller,” Art New England, April/May 2004, p. 27.

2003 McQuaid, Cate. “Galleries: Exhibit shows different dimensions of an artist’s     evolution: The Drawn Idea: Sculpture and Drawings by Carol Keller,” The Boston    Globe, December 12, 2003, p. E18.

Hill, Shawn. “Gallery Gallery: The Drawn Idea: Sculpture and Drawings by Carol    Keller”, artsMEDIA, December 2003, pp. 9-10.

2001 Corbett, William. All Prose, “Carol Keller’s New Work,” 2001,   pp. 78-80.

McQuaid, Cate. “Galleries,” The Boston Globe, February 1, 2001, p. C3.

Parcellin, Paul. “Subtlety in tones: Carol Keller – 40 Drawings,” Boston’s Journal of Visual Art, Film and Video, February 2001.

2000 Tarlow, Lois. “Turning Points,” Art New England, 20th Anniversary Issue, Dec./Jan. 2000, pp. 24-26.

Corbett, Bill. “The Nielsen Gallery at 35: 35th Anniversary Exhibition,” artsMEDIA, January 2000, pp. 20-21.

1999 Tarlow, Lois. “Profile: Carol Keller,” Art New England, April/May 1999, pp. 23-25.

1998 McQuaid, Cate. “Galleries: Painted Objects With a Mind of Their Own: Carol Keller – New Work at Nielsen Gallery,” The Boston Globe, December 10, 1998, pp. C1, C3.

Temin, Christine. “Two Blossoms at the Rose: Modern Sculptors’ Two- and Three-dimensional Pieces and Robert Smithson’s
Photos Grace Brandeis Museum,” The Boston Globe, December 11, 1998, pp. D1, D2.

1996 Raymond, David. “Carol Keller/New Sculpture at the Nielsen Gallery,” Art New England, October/November 1996, p. 58.

Unger, Miles. “Carol Keller at Nielsen Gallery,” Sculpture Magazine,
September 1996, p. 62.


1980 M.F.A. in Sculpture, Boston University School for the Arts.

1974 B.A., Manchester College, North Manchester, Indiana.



2004 -- Professor of Art, Amherst College.

2003-4 Visiting Lecturer in Art, Amherst College.

2001     Artist in Residence, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

1997-2002 Assistant Professor, Boston University School for the Arts

1999     Co-taught Summer Sculpture Workshop, New York Studio School  of      Drawing, Painting and Sculpture.

1996, 1997 Intensive Summer Workshops in Sculpture, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

1989-97 Teaching Associate, Boston University School for the Arts.

Visiting Artist/Critic:

2014 Greenfield Community College 

2011 Danforth Museum of Art 

2009 Haverford College

2006 New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture

2003 Vermont Studio Center
        Montserrat College of Art 

2002 New England College of Art and Design

2001 Dartmouth College

1999 New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, Sculpture
        University of New Hampshire

1997 Rhode Island School of Design, Sculpture Department
        Harvard University Graduate School of Design,
        Landscape Architecture Department
        Miami University

1995 Art Institute of Boston
        Mt. Wachusetts Community College

1993 Emmanuel College

1991 Framingham State College.