Bid on Sarah Braman, Keltie Ferris and Eddie Martinez in the 2018 White Columns Benefit Auction. All proceeds benefit White Columns, New York's oldest alternative, non-profit space.
Sarah Braman and Keltie Ferris are included in the group show, Noon - One, at CANADA Gallery, New York.
Support those impacted by the hurricanes in Puerto Rico by bidding on artworks generously donated by artists including Katherine Bernhardt, Joe Bradley, Keltie Ferris, Angel Otero, Josh Smith, Stanley Whitney and more. All proceeds will go to the MariaFund, which provides immediate relief to Puerto Rican communities in need, and El Serrucho, an emergency grant program that supports artists and cultural workers on the island.
Curated by Arnold Lehman, Artspace has partnered with The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York for a benefit auction at their annual Center Dinner fundraiser, this year honoring Mary-Louise Parker and Timothy Chow. The auction, featuring artworks by Keltie Ferris, Deborah Kass, Shepard Fairey, Inez and Vinoodh and more, is now open for bidding. The online auction closes on Thursday, April 14, at 9:15 p.m. EST.
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Built up in layers of spray gun washes and palette knife zips, these fresh and original large-scale abstractions reference textiles, graffiti, and modernist painting through a pixilated haze of neon, dark night tones, and tempered pastels. The body prints are an extension of this layered approach to image-making.
On the occasion of Frank Stella: A Retrospective, this roundtable discussion with artists Walead Beshty, Keltie Ferris, Jordan Kantor, and Sarah Morris explores key aspects of Stella’s heterogeneous approach to painting and its significance for younger generations of artists working today.
Mitchell-Innes & Nash, ART21 and the Blue Rider Group invite you to an evening with Keltie Ferris. This event will include a screening of the ART21 film New York Close Up "Keltie Ferris Spray Paints in Solitude" and the artist in conversation with Jarrett Earnest of The Brooklyn Rail.
Monday, November 17, 5:00 p.m.
Columbus Auditorium, 280 S. Columbus Dr.
Keltie Ferris was born in Louisville, KY, and lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Recent solo exhibitions include Keltie Ferris: Doomsday Boogie at the Santa Monica Museum of Art, California, and Body Prints at Chapter, New York. Her works have been included in group exhibitions at institutions such as Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston, Texas; Brooklyn Museum, New York; and Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis. She was recently awarded the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award in Painting by the Academy of Arts and Letters, where her work was included in their 2014 Annual Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts.
New York, March 17, 2014 — The American Academy of Arts and Letters announced today the eleven artists who will receive its 2014 awards in art. The awards will be presented in New York City in May at the Academy’s annual Ceremonial. The art prizes, totaling $112,500, honor both established and emerging artists. The award winners were chosen from a group of 37 artists who had been invited to participate in the Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, which opened on March 6, 2014. The Exhibition continues through April 12, 2014, and features over 120 paintings, sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The members of this year’s award committee were: Lynda Benglis, Varujan Boghosian, Eric Fischl (Chairman), Yvonne Jacquette, Catherine Murphy, Philip Pearlstein, Judy Pfaff, Paul Resika, Dorothea Rockburne, and Terry Winters.
Doomsday Boogie includes several of Ferris’s large-scale paintings, along with a series of thin vertical paintings—physical realizations of the zips that originated in Barnett Newman’s abstract expressionist work.
Without cynicism, these painters stage studio experiences in which one sees acts of painterly lovemaking accumulate over time. By tenderly examining the surfaces of their works, one can reconstruct the painterly decisions, additions, revisions, and erasures that lead to the finished image and thereby reconstruct the narrative by which the artists fall in love with their own work. The painterly pleasure they seek is like the fugitive lover whose loss has to be perpetually risked in order to keep their passion level high, and we, the audience, can experience that pleasure vicariously.
Open Windows: Keltie Ferris, Jackie Saccoccio, Billy Sullivan, and Alexi Worth Guest-curated by artist Carroll Dunham, this exhibition presents the work of four contemporary American painters: Keltie Ferris, Jackie Saccoccio, Billy Sullivan, and Alexi Worth. Representing distinct and varied approaches to painting from abstraction to realism, these artists’ works will be set in counterpoint to modernist paintings chosen by Dunham from the Addison’s permanent collection. By juxtaposing new and recent paintings by the four artists with historic works ranging in date from the 1930s to early 1960s by artists such as Franz Kline, Irene Rice Pereira, John Graham, and Reginald Marsh, to name a few, Open Windows reveals sometimes surprising affinities, influences, and contrasts among and between the twenty-first-century works and mid-twentieth-century paintings, opening windows on new possibilities and fresh ways of seeing. On view through April 8, 2012.