New York University (NYU)
KEITH SKLAR Resume
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
University of California, Berkeley, Art Museum
Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
2014 Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. Rauschenberg Residency.
Enrichment Grant Award. North Shore Country Day School.
2006 Outstanding Mentor Award. Nominee. University of California, San Diego.
2003 Art Here and Now Award. Semi-Finalist. Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
1990 California Arts Council Fellowship in Visual Art (Painting).
1986 Oakland City Landmark status, Mitzvah, public artwork.
1984-1986 California Arts Council, Artist In Communities Grants.
1985 Oakland City Landmark status, Grand Performance, public artwork.
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012 Quiet/Noise, Almquist Gallery, North Shore Country Day School, Winnetka, IL
2011 A Good Egg, Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT.
2010 de-lux, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
2006 All The Cats Were Fast As Lightning, Newspace Gallery, Manchester Community College, CT
2004 Actual Size, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002 Wall Work for Food, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, LA, CA
2001 Cast, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
1999 Heroes, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1998 Valencia, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1997 SeeSaw, P.P.O.W., New York, NY
Sightseeing, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
1993 Restaurant, A. Montgomery Ward Gallery, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL
Keith Sklar, Hugieia Art Gallery, Bruges, Belgium
1992 Keith Sklar, Galeria Estol, Barcelona, Spain
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Forthcoming, Spring 2019.
Realness, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA
2016 Process 4, Almquist Gallery, North Shore Country Day School, Winnetka, IL
2013 Outside/In, Almquist Gallery. North Shore Country Day School. Winnetka, IL
2012 Borough/Burrow: Four Brooklyn Artists, Kingsborough Community College Art Gallery. Brooklyn, NY
Scope NY, New York, NY
2010 This Will Be the Last. Commons Gallery, New York University, New York, NY
2008 Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
2007 Scope Miami, Miami, FL
2006 Unrehearsed Acts, Artspace, New Haven, CT
2005 Wallpainting, University of Texas at San Antonio Art Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Zip, Three-person show, Artspace, New Haven, CT
2004 SouthwestNET: PHX/LA, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
Three Curators Select, Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
Structure, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
2003 LA: Post Cool, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
2002 LA at Kaus, Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, Netherlands
West Coast: 16 Artists from LA, Art Affairs, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2001 Made in California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Blood Lines, Roberts and Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
New Langton Arts, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
2000 Biennial Art Auction, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Facing the New Millennium, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1999 Painting: Fore and Aft, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sig-Alert, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
Pushing Paint, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA
SELECTED VISITING ARTIST EXPERIENCE
2010 Visiting Artist. The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY. Lecture and critique
2006 Guest Artist. Rhode Island School of Design. Providence, RI
2005 Visiting Artist. University of Texas, San Antonio, TX. Lecture and critique
2003 Visiting Artist. Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT. Lecture and critique
2002 Panelist. San Jose Museum of Art. San Jose, CA. Lecture. LA: Post-Cool
2000 Visiting Artist. University of Illinois at Chicago. Lecture and critique
Visiting Artist. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Visiting Artist. Cal. Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA. Lecture and critique
Visiting Artist. Otis College of Arts and Design. Lecture and critique
Visiting Artist. University of California, Irvine. Lecture
2010 Hand to Foot. Available Space, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Like A Cool Clear Glass of Water, Available Space, Brooklyn, NY
Goodnight Analog. Available Space, Brooklyn, NY
2007 Pie in the Face. Ten–person show curated for Jail Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
SELECTED PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
2012 Forest, Site-specific painting. PS. 95, Brooklyn NY. Brooklyn Arts Council.
2006 All the Cats Were Fast As Lightning, Site-specific painting. U of Texas at San Antonio Art Gallery.
2005 Opus 20, Large-scale public painting. Lancaster Arts Festival, Lancaster, OH.
2002 Dining Room, Topiary sculpture. West Hollywood Arts Commission.
1988 Learning Wall, Large-scale public painting. Board of Education Building, San Francisco, CA.
1985 Mitzvah, Large-scale public painting. Oakland, CA. Sponsors include California Arts Council (CAC) and
Mayor's Office on Community Development (MOCD).
1983 Grand Performance, Oakland, CA. Sponsors include California Arts Council, MOCD.
2011 M.A. in Art Education. NYU, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
1980 B.A. Wesleyan University. Middletown, CT.
COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2010 Adjunct Professor. Adelphi University, Garden City, NY. Introduction to the History of Art Education
2007 Adjunct Professor. Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT. Drawing I
2005 Adjunct Professor. Manchester Community College. Drawing I & II
2004 Adjunct Professor. Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT. Drawing I
Adjunct Professor. Graduate Liberal Studies Program, Wesleyan University. Beyond Style: Painting
2000-2003 Adjunct Professor. Otis College of Art and Design, LA, CA. Classes include: Foundation: Oil
Painting, Figurative Painting, Representational Painting, Painting II, Extended Techniques: Painting
Selected K-12 TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2012- present North Shore Country Day School (IL), Middle School Visual Art Teacher.
Teaching Facilitator. NY City Department of Education Arts Achieve i-3 Innovation Program.
Teaching Artist. Studio In A School. Early Childhood Program and Special Programs.
Teaching Artist. Gallery/Studio Program, Brooklyn Museum, NY.
MoMA Teen Program, In the Making. Museum of Modern Art, NY.
Architecture and Design Teacher. Afterschool Program. The Allen-Stevenson School. (Grades 5-6).
2010 Visual Arts Director. NYU IMPACT (Interactive Multimedia Performing Arts Collaborative Technology).
Summer Program combining Visual Art with Dance, Theater and New Media. (Ages 16 and up).
Adjunct Professor. Summer of Art College Preparatory Program. Otis College of Art and Design.
(Grades 11-12). Oil Painting Intensive.
2003 Art Teacher. LA County High School of the Arts, Los Angeles. (Grades 10-12). Advanced Oil Painting.
“NSCDS Art Teacher Receives Rauschenberg Residency.” Wilmette Sun Times. August 13, 2014
Woods, Eben. “Borough/Burrow: Four Brooklyn Artists,” Exhibition catalogue essay. Brooklyn, NY.
Keating, Zachary and Joy, Chris. “Keith Sklar at Giampietro Gallery, Nov 2011” Video Interview for Gorky's Granddaughter, “Gorkysgranddaughter.com, November 24, 2011
Rahn, Jami Nix. "Painting Is Messy Business," Review. Art South Florida, "Three Solo Shows." Feb.19, 2010
Oaktown Art. “Create For Yourselves,” Oaktown Art, Oaktownart, September 21, 2010
Veltman, Chloe. “Learning Wall,” ArtsJournal Blog, “Lies Like Truth,” Artsjournal.com, Oct 30, 2009
Clothier. Peter. "Pie in the Face," Interview for Artscene Radio, “Art of Outrage.” September 2007
Sklar, Keith. "Pie in the Face," Curator essay. Los Angeles. October, 2007
Raphael-Hernandez, Heike and Steen, Shannon, Editors. “AfroAsian Encounters: Culture, History and Politics,” Banerjee, Mita. Ch.11, p.217-218. New York University Press, New york and London, 2006
Colpitt, Frances. "Wallpainting," Exhibition catalogue essay, San Antonio, TX, September 2005
Markonish, Denise. "Zip," Exhibition catalogue essay, New Haven, CT, April 2005
Frank, Peter. “Actual Size,” AC Institute [Direct Chapel], AC Reviews #2, artcurrents.com, Fall-Winter 2004
Ayres, Anne.” Interview with Rosamund Felsen, ” Archives of American Art,” Smithsonian Institution, Oct. 2004
Cavallo-Collins, Gina and Vanesian, Kathleen. Review. ArtScene, June 24, 2004
Nilsen, Richard. “Environmental Conscience,” Review. Arizona Republic, p.E4, May 16, 2004
Vanesian, Kathleen. “Urban Cowpie,” Phoenix New Times, May 13, 2004
Kane, Erin "SouthwestNet: PHX/LA," Exhibition catalogue essay, Scottsdale, AZ, 2004
Cooper, Bernard. “In the Raw,” Review. Los Angeles Magazine, p.12, December 2002,
Fischer, Jack. “LA Post Cool Looks Inside,” Review. San Jose Mercury News, December 6, 2002
Pincus, Robert. “Forget the Theoretical Musings,” Review. San Diego Union Tribune, 2002
Baker, Kenneth. “Post Cool Show Raises Hot Questions,” SF Chronicle, p.D3, December 20, 2002
Duncan, Michael. “LA Post Cool,” Exhibition catalogue essay, San Jose, CA, 2002
Frank, Peter. “Art Picks of the Week,” LA Weekly, p.11-17, 2002
Ayers, Anne. “Transport,” exhibition essay, Ben Maltz Gallery, LA, 2002
Cavallo-Collins, Gina and Vanesian, Kathleen. Review. Art Scene, June 24, 2004
Public Art Review. “Recent Projects,”, Vol. 4, Number 1, p.43, Fall/Winter 2002
Dunits, Robin and Prigoff, James. “Painting the Towns,” p.16, 70-71,100-102 (reproductions), 2002
Scarborough, James. NY Arts Magazine, p.58-59, (reproduction), October 2001
Harvey, Doug. “Peripheral Visions,” LA Weekly, p.4 (reproduction), February 2-8, 2001
Harvey, Doug. “Multiple Exposures,” LA Weekly, p.6, June 20, 2001
Frank, Peter. “Art Picks of the Week, LA Weekly, p.160, June 9-15, 2000
Mcgovern, Thomas. Review. Art Papers, (reproduction), May/June 2000
Roth, Charlene. Review. New Art Examiner, p.51, (reproduction), March 2000
Myers, Holly. Review. Art Issues, p.45, (reproduction), January/February 2000
Duncan, Michael. “LA Portraiture: Post-Cool,” Art in America, p.124-131,(reproduction), October 1999
Frank, Peter. “Art Picks of the Week,” LA Weekly, p.188, (reproduction), October 22-28, 1999
Clothier, Peter. “Heroes,” exhibition catalogue essay, Los Angeles, 1999
Muchnic, Suzanne. “Making Their Mark,” article, Artnews, p.72-74, June 1999
Knight, Christopher. “Post-Boomers Spearhead the Boom,” LA Times, Calendar, p.5, 80, April 4, 1999
Pagel, David. “Look Between the Lines,” Review, Los Angeles Times, p.F30, April 10, 1998
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter. “History Embedded in the Paint,” Profile, Los Angeles Times, Calendar,
p. 76, 78, (reproduction), Sunday , March 22, 1998
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