Solo Exhibitions:

2016   Always into Now; a Painting in Space, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2014   Silent Space; Ward Center for Contemporary Art, Petersburg,VA
           Chamber One; Ascent Contemporary, New York, NY
2013   Bringing on the Aither; Hunt Gallery; Mary Baldwin College,
           Staunton, VA
2011   Love is a Place; Bravin Lee Programs, New York,NY
           Skin Deep, Miles Wide; Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery, Coker
           College, SC
2009   Suspended Presence, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, MI
           Surfacing Beneath, Brooklyn Arts Council Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2008   Inner Urban Sanctum, Providence Art Windows, Providence, RI
2006   Plain Matters, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017   Materiality, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland, ME

2016   The Space Between, JoAnne Artman Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA  
           Scribing the Void; ODETTA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015   Access Art; Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY

2014   Holiday Fair; Ascent Contemporary, New York, NY

2013    ADAPTATION; Project 4 Gallery; Washington, DC

2012   2012 Biennial; Curators Suzette McAvoy and Daphne Anderson
           Deeds, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
           Space Invaders, Curator, Karin Bravin, Lehman College Art
           Gallery, Bronx, NY
           The Mysterious Content of Softness; Curator, Stefano
           Catalani; Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL
           _____Scape; Curator, Susan Main; The Metropolitan Center for
           Visual Arts (VisArts), Rockville, MD
2011    In Season, Project 4 Gallery, Washington, DC
           The Mysterious Content of Softness, Curated by Stefano
           Catalani, Bellevue Arts Museum, Seattle, WA
2010    Art on Paper 2010 Biennial Exhibition, Curated by Xandra
           Eden; Weatherspoon Museum, Greensboro, NC
           7th Annual Transformer Silent Auction & Benefit, Transformer
           Gallery, Washington, DC
           Multiplied Within, Curated by Sky Kim, Able Fine Art, New York, NY
           Unraveling Tradition, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
           Let There Be White, Birey Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
           Emergence, Curated by Brooke Hine, Bahdeebahdu, Philadelphia, PA
           Drawn To It: The Art of Drawing, Amherst Street Gallery,
           New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH
2009    Phantasma, Tarryn Teresa Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
           The Mansion Project, Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ  
           A Proposition Ate My Marriage, LMCC Swing Space Residency,
           New York, NY
           The Body Politic, Brooklyn Arts Collective, The Jungle, Brooklyn, NY
           Clamoring to Become Visible, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn NY
           Fluid Identity, Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott City, MD
           Postcards from the Edge, Visual Aids at Metro Pictures, New York, NY 
2008    Square Foot Show: Election ‘08, Art Gotham, New York, NY
           Material Meditation, New Art Center, Newton, MA  (catalogue)
           Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA
           MFA Thesis Exhibition, AIB Gallery, Boston, MA  (catalogue)
           Here and Now, Transformer Gallery, Washington, DC
           Exintrinsic, Gallery 5, Richmond, VA
           Contemporary Fiber, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT
           Beneath The Skin, Mock Magazine Covers, Perfect 8 Magazine,
           Chashama, New York, NY
           I Dream of Genomes, Islip Art Museum, Islip, New York
2007    9 x 10, WWP Gallery, Washington, DC
           Art on the Gwynns Falls Trail 2007, Leakin Park, Baltimore, MD
           Strictly Painting, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA
           Radius 250, Artspace, Richmond, VA
           Saturated, Heinemann Myers Gallery, Bethesda, MD
           WPACorcoran Centerpiece Project, Corcoran Museum of Art,
           Washington, DC
2006    Open Call/Size Matters, RHYS Gallery, Boston, MA
           Conversions, WPA/Corcoran at The Ellipse Arts Center, Arlington, VA
           for a(n) relation(s), ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA
           Spring Fieldwork, Gallery 5, Richmond, VA
           Paper Trail, Gallery 6, Rockaway Beach, NY
           The Unlikely Target, Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston,SC
2005    Open Studios Summer Residency, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
           Flux Redux, Art6 Gallery, Richmond, VA
           The National Arts Program, Richmond Science Museum, Richmond, VA
           American Drawing Biennial 8, Muscarelle Museum of Art,
           Williamsburg, VA
           New Work, Pots and Prints, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA
           Artworks All Media Show, Artworks, Richmond, VA
           Mixed Media Show, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
2004    Artworks All Media Show, Artworks, Richmond, VA
2003    Mixed Media Show, Hewlett Library Gallery, Hewlett, NY
2000    Limbs, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
           A Dungeon of Frescos, Accademia Cerite, Ciri, Italy
           Torsos, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Selected Bibliography:

2017   Jamie Rogers, Artist2Day United Kingdom; January 2017

2016   Dorothe Swinkels, Textiel Plus Magazine; December 2016.

           Mark Jenkins; In the Galleries; Lisa Kellner, The Washington Post, May 13.

           Eric Hope; East City Art Reviews: Always Into Now at The Torpedo Factory,
East City Art; April 28.

2012    Fiber Art; The Mysterious Content of Softness at Cornell Fine Arts
           Orlando Arts Magazine, pp32-33, Nov / Dec 2012.

           Diane McEnaney, The Mysterious Content of Softness, OnView
p52, August / September  2012.
           Claudia Rousseau, Exhibits play with toys and ‘____scapes’,
 Gazette.Net, July 10, 2012. 

2011   Joey Veltkamp, The Mysterious Content of Softness / BAM,  Best of,
          A Northwest-centric Art Blog, March 21, 2011.

          Deborah Stone, BAM Highlights Unique Quality of Fiber in New Exhibit,
          The Woodinville Weekly. 

          Barbara Steadman, Skin Deep, Miles Wide’ Art Exhibition to Open at
          Coker College,
Coker College.

          Rachel Hodin, Bravin Lee to Showcase Latest Avant-Garde Works, New
          York NearSay
, August 31, 2011.

2009   Molly Kimelman, Weighty topics, The Grand Rapids Press, December 17.

          Catherine Bui, Interviews:  Lisa KellnerTitle Magazine, Issue No. 4.

          Mike Giuliano, Five local artists conspire to reveal ‘Identity’,
          Howard County Times, Feb. 12.

          Esther Kim, Q & A with Artist Lisa KellnerMaryland Art Place On-
          line Newsletter
, winter.

          Kriston Capps, Reviews:  Washington, DC ‘Here and Now’, Transformer
          Gallery, Sculpture Magazine, January/February.

2008   Chris Bergeron, Living in a ‘Material’ whirl – Six artists ‘Meditate’ on
          everyday stuff
, The Metrowest Daily News, October 5.

          Denise Taylor, Exploring The Material World, Boston Globe West,
          Sept. 18.

          Bob Thayer, Not Just Another Dive, The Providence Journal, Sept 16

          Hope Stockman, Current Galleries; Material Meditation, ArtScope,
Sept/Oct ed.

          Maura Judkis, “Closed Call:  Transformer wanted to comment on urban

          It came 
sooner than expected, Washington City Paper, May 20.

          Benjamin Genocchio, Looking into the World of Genomes and Seeing 
          an Unreliable Future
, The New York Times, March 2.

          Jennifer Landis, Opinion: I Dream of Genomes, The East Hampton
March 26.

2007    Kevin Mellema, 9x10: WPA/Corcoran Member Shows at the WWP
Falls Church News-Press, August 2.       

           Kriston Capps, Strictly Painting 6:  Color Field Revisted, Washington
           City Paper
, June 28.
           Kate Paul, Washington Project for the Arts draws a Summer Crowd,

2006    J.T. Kirkland, Conversions Opening Tonight, Ellipse Arts Center
 July 28.

           J.T. Kirkland, Thinking about Art; Lisa Kellner @ Conversions,
           Thinking About Art Blog, July 25.

           Robin Tierney, The Art of Becoming is Very Becoming, DC Examiner,
           July 22.


2011    Lisa Kellner; Look.  See.  Be.  Photographs documenting the
           details of my site responsive sculptural installations.  

2009    Anonda Bell, Forward and Artist Essay; Decadence and Decay:
           The Mansion Project.

2008    Judith Barry, Director, Forward; MFA in Visual Arts Graduate
           Exhibition Catalogue
,  Art  Institute of Boston.

           Michael Newman, Thesis Advisor, Artist essay; MFA in Visual Arts
           Graduate Exhibition Catalogue
, Art Institute of Boston.

           Ceci Mendez, Forward; Material Meditation, New Art Center, MA.

2007    Lisa Kellner; Journal entries for Adrian Piper, Everything #10 , Public
           Art Performance, Creative Time website, New York, NY.  I was a
           participant. My journal has been archived on the Creative Time web

2006    Lisa Kellner; "Two Thousand and Counting", Daily Constitutional
, Issue #2.  

Awards, Residencies, Talks

2016    Semi-finalist, Joan Mitchell Emerging Artist Award
2015    New Media Invitational, Target Gallery at the Torpedo Factory, VA
2012    Artist Talk, VisArts, MD
            Visiting Artist, Slippery Rock University, PA
2010    BRIC Media Art Fellowship, BRIC Arts, Brooklyn, NY
2009    Swing Space Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural council, New York,
            Finalist, RGASA Exhibition, NY Studio Gallery, New York, NY
            Semi-Finalist, Trawick Prize, Bethesda, MD
2007    Semi-Finalist, Trawick Prize, Bethesda, MD
2005    First Place, All Media Show, Artworks, Richmond, VA
2004    Honorable Mention, All Media Show, Artworks, Richmond, VA
            Studio Residency Program, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2003    Residency Program, Jon Imber Studios, Stonington, ME
2000    Residency Program, Accademia Caerite, Rome, Italy


2015 -  Founding member of a collaborative group of artists
                   based in New York City.

2015-2008   Lisa Kellner; In (and out of) the Studio; A virtual studio

2014            Telling Stories, Book of writings and photographs.
2011             Look.  See.  Be., Book of photographs documenting the details
                     of my sculptural installations. (available on Amazon)
2010             At Summer’s Full, Commissioned Temporary Work; Williamsburg, 
                     Brooklyn, NY.
2009             A Proposition Ate My Marriage, LMCC Swing 
                     Space Residency, NY, NY.
                     Embroidered Edifice, A private, public art project.
2008             G.O.A.T. , Founding Member (Group of Artists Talking),
                      -  A collaborative group of artists, New York, NY.
                     Perfect 8 Magazine, Mock Magazine Ads. NY, NY.
2004-1996    Mural Painter, New York


2008            Master of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting
                    Lesley University College of Art & Design, Boston, MA
2004-1999   Concentration in Drawing and Painting
                    School of Visual Arts, New York, NY   
1999-1996   Concentration in Drawing and Painting
                    Art Students League, New York, NY
1987            Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
                    Boston University, Boston, MA
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