Rosy Keyser

Rosy Keyser

Soulpatch, 2016

house paint, oil paint, spray paint, and felt on steel

96 x 75-3/4 x 11-1/2 inches

Rosy Keyser

Hobo Detective II, 2016

enamel and suspenders on steel

52-1/2 x 37 x 7-5/8 inches

Rosy Keyser

Rumble-O, 2016

house paint, aluminum enamel, spray paint, horsehair, and rope on steel

85-1/2 x 73-3/4 x 9 inches

Rosy Keyser

Hobo Detective I, 2016

house paint, suspenders, and sandbag on steel

44 x 26 x 2 inches

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1974 Born in Baltimore, MD
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Medusa, NY

Education
MFA The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
BFA Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2015
• We Sing Sin, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany
• Lap of the High Plains, Freddy, Baltimore, Maryland
• The Hell Bitch, Maccarone, New York, New York

2013
• Medusa Pie Country, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY
2011
• Promethean Dub, Peter Blum Chelsea, New York, NY
2009
• The Moon Ate Me, Peter Blum Chelsea, New York, NY
2008
• Rivers Burn and Run Backward, Peter Blum Chelsea, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014
• Maximalism, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany
• 2014 White Columns Benefit Auction and Exhibition, White Columns, New York, New York
• The New Sincerity, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas
• New York Women, G Gallery, Houston, Texas
• The Space Where I am, Blain Southern, London, United Kingdom
2013
• The New Sincerity, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX
• Painter Painter, curated by Eric Crosby and Bartholomew Ryan, The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
• Painting from the Zabludowicz Collection: Part II, The Zabludowicz Collection,
London, UK
2012
• Hue and Cry, Sotheby's S2 Gallery, New York, NY
• Heat Waves, Peter Blum Chelsea, New York, NY
• Pink Caviar, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
• Science on the back end, Hauser and Wirth, New York, NY, curated by Matthew Day Jackson
Luis Camnitzer, Rosy Keyser, Robert Kinmont, and Linda Matalon, Simone Subal Gallery, New
York, NY
• Idealizing the Imaginary: Illusion and Invention in Contemporary Painting,
• Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI
2011
• Miriam Bohm, Rosy Keyser, Erin Shirreff, Lisa Cooley, New York, NY
• A Painting Show, Harris Lieberman, New York, NY
2010
• I Can't Forget, But I Don't Remember What, Freymond Guth Fine Art,
Zurich, Switzerland
• Black and White, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY
• Spray, D'Amelio Terras, New York, NY
• Immaterial, Ballroom Marfa, TX, curated by Fairfax Dorn
• Reflection, Peter Blum Soho, New York, NY
2009
• Almost, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Lance Goldsmith
• New Work, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
• Hi, Low, and In Between, Grimm Fine Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2008
• Sack of Bones, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA
• Zero Zone, Tracy Williams Ltd., New York, NY2007

• Stubborn Materials, Peter Blum Chelsea, New York, NY
2006
• Durer re-enactment, Laeso, Denmark/ Baltimore, MD
2005
• Family Portraits and Energetic Blueprints, Rensselaerville, NY
• 7-Year Installation, Track House (Remote Back Side), Marble, CO
2004
• The Stray Show, Track house, Chicago, IL
• On A Wave, Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, NY
• Yard Sale, Track House, Chicago, IL
2003
• Sulcata Solves, Track House, Oak Park, IL
• Depiction, Gallery 400 at The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
• The Impotent Landscape, The Pond, Chicago, IL

Selected Public Collections
Barneys New York
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
The Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation
The Zabludowicz Collection
The Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Oregon
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota