Mary Reid Kelley

Video 2Dworks CV Bibliography about


Solo Exhibitions
2018   Baltimore Museum of Art (April 2018)
2017   Tate Liverpool (November 2017)
    MUDAM, Luxembourg (June 2017)
2016   This Is Offal, Live Performance, Playground Performance Festival, STUK, Leuven
    We’re Wallowing Here In Your Disco Tent, High Line Channel 14, New York
    Mary Reid Kelley. Museum M, Leuven, Belgium
    A Marquee Piece of Sod: The WW1 Films of Mary Reid Kelley, Kunsthalle Bremen
    This Is Offal, Live Performance, Foreign Affairs Festival, Berliner Festspiele
    Screen Space: Mary Reid Kelley. Art Gallery Of Western Australia, Perth
    The Minotaur Trilogy, Arratia Beer Gallery, Berlin
2015   This Is Offal, Live Performance. BMW Live Performance Room Commission, Tate Modern, London
    The Thong of Dionysus, Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York
    Hammer Projects: Mary Reid Kelley, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (May)
    Mary Reid Kelley, Site Santa Fe (February-March)
2014   The Syphilis of Sisyphus, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
    Mary Reid Kelley, Neuer Kunstverein Wien, Vienna, Austria
    Swinburne's Pasiphae, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London
    Mary Reid Kelley: Working Objects and Videos, University Art Museum, SUNY Albany (catalogue)
    Mary Reid Kelley: Working Objects and Videos, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz (catalogue)
2013   Mary Reid Kelley, Boston Institute for Contemporary Art (catalogue)
    Sadie, The Saddest Sadist and Priapus Agonistes, Yale University Art Gallery
    The Syphilis of Sisyphus, The Contemporary Austin, Texas
    Priapus Agonistes, Susanne Vielmetter Projects, Los Angeles
2012   The Syphilis of Sisyphus, The Box at Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio
    H/Qu: Mary Reid Kelley with Patrick Kelley, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies
    Performing Histories: Mary Reid Kelley, Salina Art Center, KS
2011   The Syphilis of Sisyphus, Fredericks & Freiser, New York
2010   You Make Me Iliad, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London
    Sadie, The Saddest Sadist, Susanne Vielmetter Projects, Los Angeles
2009   Sadie, The Saddest Sadist, Fredericks & Freiser, New York
2007   Bring Superior Forces to Bear, Rochester Art Center
2006   Paper Union, Augsburg College Christensen Gallery
Group Exhibitions
2017   Artists’ Film International. This Is Offal, sponsored by Hammer Museum, LA. Multiple international locations throughout 2017.
    Gray Matters, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio
    Commercial Break, Public Art Fund, New York
    The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, The Jewish Museum
    Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts & Letters
2016   About Face, University of Arkansas Fine Art Gallery
    World War 1 And American Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
    Sexting, Kate Werble Gallery, New York
    Inaugural Exhibition, Romeo Gallery, New York
    Hey You! Who Me?, Edgewood Gallery, Yale University. Robert Storr, curator.
    Mixtape 2016, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London
    Objects Do Things, CCA Warsaw
2015   By the Book, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
    The Beast and the Sovereign, MACBA Barcelona and WKV Stuttgart
    Classicicity, Breese Little, London
    Making Histories, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute, curated by Raechell Smith and David Cateforis
    Not Really, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, CT, curated by Sue Canning
    Pratfall Tramps, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, curated by Rachel Reese
    Who’s Speaking? Klemms Gallery, Berlin
    Tightened As If By Pliers, curated by Joshua Bienko and Leeza Meksin for Ortega y Gasset Projects at Knockdown Center, Queens, NY
2014   Chapeau! Time Art Gallery Greubel Forsey, Paris, curated by Raphael Cuir
    Code Act, Coreana Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Maria Lassnig and Mary Reid Kelley, Rose Video 03,Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Boston
    Skit, curated by Tisch Abelow, The Hole Gallery, NYC
    Pale Fire, Columbia University LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York (Jan)
2013   Through The Eyes of Texas, Blanton Art Museum, University of Texas
    Pencil Pushed, Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee (catalog)
    Mykonos Bienniale, Mykonos, Greece
2012   Buy My Bananas Kate Werble Gallery, New York
    Re-Generation, MACRO Testaccio, Rome
    Weighted Words, Zabludowiz Collection, London
    Rear View Mirror, Space B, New York
2011   Doublespeak, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
    Words, Brand 10 Art Space, Fort Worth, Texas
    Stagecraft: Brian Bress, Deville Cohen, Kate Gilmore, Mary Reid Kelley, University of South Florida Contemporary Art
    Images From a Floating World, Fredericks and Freiser, New York
    Texture.txt, Regina Rex, Brooklyn
2010   The Dissolve, Site Santa Fe Biennial (June 2010)
    Mash-up: Splicing Life, UConn Contemporary Arts Galleries
    Fast Forward 2: The Power of Motion, Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Ludicrous!. Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
2008   Will Happiness Find Me?, Marvelli Gallery
2006   Uncle Tom to Peeping Tom, Wisconsin African American Women's Center
2005   Pinko Commies, Altered Esthetics Gallery
2004   Draw, SooVisual Arts Center
Screenings and Activities
2017   Schwartzwaldallee, Basel. Group Screening: “Warm lights travel on my ghostly hands”, curated by Karim Crippa, This Is Offal, screening January 21 - February 3.
    Jewish Museum, Artist Focus: Mary Reid Kelley, screening and talk with Jens Hoffmann
2016   Fireflies in the Night, Intrnational Video Art Survey at Stavros Nicharos Foundation, Artistic Director Robert Storr, curated by Barbara London, Kalliopi Minioudaki, Francesca Pietropaolo
    Witte de With, You’ve Got to Give Some Muffin for this Space (Film Screening) curated by Michael Portnoy
2015   Krakow Cricoteka: Nothing Twice
2014   CCA Glasgow: Animation in Context
2013   Tate Modern, Ericka Beckman: Image Games. Sept 29, 2013.
    Mykonos Bienniale, Mykonos, Greece.
    Collar City Film Festival, Troy, NY
    Visiting Faculty, Yale Summer School of Art, Norfolk, Connecticut
    Screening, Collar City Film Festival, Troy, New York
    Séances, conceived by Paul Chan and curated by Eric de Bruyn and Sven Lütticken at Columbia University
2012   Séances, conceived by Paul Chan and curated by Eric de Bruyn and Sven Lütticken at The Museum of Modern Art in Vienna
    Melbourne Underground Film Festival, Australia
2011   Idiot Wind, e-flux Journal Issue 22, contributing artist
    Screening and Lecture, Salina Art Center, Salina, Kansas
    Screening and Lecture, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York
2010   Signal & Noise Media Arts Festival, VIVO Media Arts Center, Vancouver, CA
    Screening, Institute for Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art
    Screening, Imagining Equality: Women’s Art and Activism, Loyola Marymount University Bellarmine Forum, Louisiana
    Visiting Faculty, Yale Summer School of Art, Norfolk, Connecticut
2008   Interval(le)s, Journal, Contributing Artist. University of Liege Publications
    Guest Lecturer, Women and Art at Yale, Yale University Art Gallery
Honors and Awards
2016   MacArthur Fellow
    Baloise Art Prize, Art Basel
2015   AICA Award: Best Time-Based Format, Second Place: Mary Reid Kelley: Working Objects and Videos at SUNY New Paltz, Dorsky Museum
2014   Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
2013   Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant
2012   The Shifting Foundation Grant
2011   Joseph H. Hazen Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome
    Production Residency at EMPAC, Renessalear Polytechnic Institute
2009   Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant
    Alice Kimball English Travel Fellowship, Yale University
2008   CAA Visual Arts Fellowship
    Schoelkopf Travel Grant, Yale University
    Beinecke Library Research Fellowship, Yale University
    Guest Lecturer, Women and Art at Yale, Yale University Art Gallery
2004   Jerome Foundation Artist Residency Fellowship at Blacklock Nature Sanctuary
2001   Art Apprenticeship, St. Olaf College Department of Art and Art History
2009   MFA, Yale University School of Art
2001   Bachelor of Arts Magna cum Laude, St. Olaf College, Minnesota
Critic, Yale University School of Art
Senior Critic, UPenn School of Design
Visiting Artist
Boston University, University of Arkansas, Maine College of Art & Design, Wolfsonian Institute, Florida International University, SVA Curatorial Practice, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Vassar College, William Patterson University, SUNY Albany, Mary Baldwin College, St. Olaf College, CalARTS, Yale University, Ohio State University, University of Tennessee, New York University, Columbia University, St Lawrence University, SUNY Purchase, Norfolk School of Art.
Public Collections
Kunsthalle Bremen
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Kadist Foundation
MUDAM, Luxembourg Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Boston
Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor
The Goetz Collection, Munich, Germany
The Zabludowicz Collection, London, United Kingdom
UBS Art Collection, New York