Keith O. Anderson

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"I Aint No Joke" Rakim (Detail), 2018 Matchsticks, Spray Paint And Discarded Painted Canvas 26 X 26 In © Keith O. Anderson
"I Aint No Joke" Rakim, 2018 Matchsticks, Spray Paint And Discarded Painted Canvas. 26 X 26 In © Keith O. Anderson
"The Italian word for intervention", 2018 Layers Of Archival Masking Tape, Spray Paint, Fire Residue And A Canvas Retrieved From The Garbage Can. 11 X 14 In. © 2018
"Vertical thrusted forward, vertical recede, angle two times", 2018 Archival Glue, Burnt Marks, Raw Cotton Duck Canvas And Dry Pigment Mixed Paint Prepared By Artist 40 1/2 X 41 1/2 In. © Keith O. Anderson
"These are not my colors", 2018 Discarded Painted Drop Cloth And Burnt Marks. 53 X 69 1/2 In. © Keith O. Anderson
"Johannes Vermeer is an artist I greatly appreciate", 2018 Colored Pencil, China Marker, Lipstick And Burnt Marks 58 X 58 In © Keith O. Anderson
"My dreams always leave me in the morning", 2018 Match Heads, Archival Glue And Raw Cotton Duck Canvas. 41 1/2 X 41 1/2 In. © Keith O. Anderson
'At a moments notice", 2018 Match Heads, Archival Glue, Spray Paint And Wood. 2 X 42 1/2 X 3 In © Keith O. Anderson
"At a moments notice" (DETAIL), 2018 Match Heads, Archival Glue, Spray Paint And Wood. 2 X 42 1/2 X 3 In © Keith O. Anderson
"Africa, cotton duck canvas, wood and cowrie shells", 2018 12 X 14 X 5 In © Keith O. Anderson
"Black Like Me", 2018 Drop Cloth Retrieved From The Garbage, Archival Glue, Paint Residue And China Marker. 34 X 53 In © Keith O. Anderson
"Black Like Me" (Detail), 2018, 2018 Discarded Drop Cloth, Archival Glue, Painted Residue And China Marker 34 X 53 In © Keith o. Anderson
"They remain confounded by the fact that a brother got over", 2018 Found Drop Cloth Spray Paint And Archival Glue. 70 1/2 X 53 1/2 In © Keith O. Anderson
"They remain confounded by the fact that a brother got over" (Detail), 2018, 2018 Spray Paint And Archival Glue 70 1/2 X 53 1/2 In. © Keith O. Anderson
"First Floor, is where my first kiss blue by you, First floor, is where Proud and Black was/still is all the rage, First floor, He is a Grab and go kind of President, First floor, is where my past, present and future coalesce , 2018 Spray Paint And Fabric. 73 X 80 In © Keith O. Anderson
"You thrust your angels before me, maybe I am not ready to receive them", 2018 Burnt Matches, Archival Glue Residue And Raw Cotton Duck Canvas 57 1/2 X 57 1/4 In.
Quick Facts
Miami. Fl
Lives in
New York
Works in
New York
sculpture, mixed-media, installation, photography



 1981-82  Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

 1981-82  Art Students League, New York, NY

 1986-87  Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY



 2018      Trestle Art Residency, Brooklyn, NY

 2014      Bronx Museum, Artist in the Marketplace, Bronx, NY

 2008      Urban Artists Initiative/NYC Fellowship  



 2010      What Becomes of a Broken Heart, Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York, NY

               Taller Boricua, Latino Cultural Center, New York, NY, Curated by Christine Licata   

 2005      I Space Gallery, Chicago, IL

 2002      Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

 1990      Galerie du Jour, Agnes b. Paris, France



 2018       Trestle Residency Exhibition, Trestle Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY,  Curated by Carmen Hermo

 2017        BAXTER ST AT CCNY, New York, NY Curated by Andrianna Campbell

                 BEAT, Bronx Art Space, Bronx NY, Curated by Stephanie Lindquist

 2015        Approaching- 273 15°C, academic Gallery, LIC, NY, Curated by Michael Sarff 

                 AIM Biennial, The Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY 

 2014        Ten- 10 curators/100 Artworks, Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York, NY

                 KNOW WHO YOU ARE AT EVERY AGE,Curated by Q_Raider with BDGRMMR,Bronx Art Center                        

 2012        GET IT ON THE RECORD, Visceglia Gallery, Caldwell College, NJ Curated by Yulia Tikhonova

 2010        Dreamtime overtones from a fantastic brown planet, Aljira, Newark,Curated by Edwin Ramoran

                 Slide Slam, Real Artways, Hartford, CT

 2009        Everywhere, Nowhere, Somewhere... Powerhouse Memphis, Curated by Rehema Barber

                 THE HAPPENING: Kinesics as Art Object, Rush Arts Gallery, NY Curated by Nico Wheadon

                 SCOPE International Art Fair, Rush Arts Gallery, NY

                 Glass Case Exhibition Series, Rush Arts Gallery, NY, Curated by Nico Wheadon                            

 2008        OTHER, OTHER...... Longwood Art Gallery, Bronx, NY, Curated by Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz

 2007        Material Culture, Longwood Art Gallery, Bronx, NY, Curated by Juanita Lanzo

 2006        Flattened, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

 2002        Transcending the Common, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL

                 Contemporary Abstraction, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL

                16th Evanston and Vicinity Biennial Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

 1999        Salon Montrouge, Paris, France

 1997        Aeroports de Paris, Paris, France

 1990        Art Junction International Nice, (Galerie du Jour, Agnes b.) Nice, France

 1989        FIAC  International Art Fair, Galerie du Jour, Agnes b. Paris, France      



 2017        Musee Magazine, Annual Juried Exhibition at The Camera Club, Katie


                 Body and Transformation at Baxter Street AT CCNY, PDN (Photo District News)

 2015        The Cool Conceptualism of Artworks at Absolute Zero, HYPERALLERGIC, Patrick Neal

                 Emerging Artists take the Bronx, Time Out New York, Dana Varinsky

 2013        Peripheral ARTeries online Magazine, November   

                 Reading and recording of On Kawara, "One Million Years", Dia Art Foundation      

                 American Academy in Rome News Features, Glendalys Medina Draws a 

                 Alphabet inspired by Graffitti

 2009        Powerhouse exhibits shows global impact of pop conventions, The Commercial

                 Appeal, Bill Ellis

 2006        Flattened, Time Out Chicago, Lauren Weinberg

                 WEEKEND, Chicago Sun-Times, Margaret Hawkins

 2005        ON THE TOWN, Chicago Tribune, Alan G. Artner

                 Chicago Home & Garden, Linda Clipton

 1999        A Contre-Pied (Salon Montrouge), Le Figaro, Michel Nuridsany