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Margaret Keller











2007

1999-2008

 

EDUCATION

Post-Graduate Study, Electronic media, Webster University, 2006-2007
Master of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 1989
Painting, Drawing, Printmaking
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Magna Cum Laude, Drawing, Painting, Art History, University of Missouri-Columbia

PAINTING COURSES TAUGHT

Visiting Associate Professor for Advanced Painting, Webster University

Painting in Watercolor I, II, III, IV at St. Louis Community College-Meramec (nine sections per semester generally)

2002-2003


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1990-1993

1989-1993


1985-1986
 

 

 

 




Visiting Associate Professor at Washington University, courses taught: Narrative Art (Painting), Design I & II (all projects were painted- color theory included), Figure Drawing (assignments included painted projects)

Florence, Italy, Santa Reparata International School of Art, for Washington University:  Studio Painting and Plein Air Painting (capturing atmosphere, light and historic architecture) on location. Field trips to historic museums with lectures were presented as part of the curriculum for each course.

Washington University College Fine Arts Institute  – Oil and Acrylic Painting

St. Louis Art Museum
– Coordinator and Head Faculty of Adult Studio Classes:  taught Fresco Painting, Renaissance Painting Techniques, Persian Miniature Painting, and Chinese Painting Techniques

University of Missouri – Rolla, Mixed Media Painting

COURSES TAUGHT

Design I and II, Color Theory, Drawing I, II, III, Advanced Drawing, Narrative Art,
Oil and Acrylic Painting, Landscape Painting, Watercolor I, II, III and IV, Studio Painting, Plein Air Painting, Painting Animals (on location at the St. Louis Zoo),  Mixed Media, Figured Drawing I and II with painting projects included, Chinese Painting Techniques, Fresco Painting, Renaissance Painting Techniques, Persian Miniature Painting, Art Appreciation, Modern Art, Humanities I and II, Intro to Art and many others too numerous to mention

DESIGN TEXTBOOK REVIEWER (I.E. EDITING FOR CONTENT)

Launching The Imagination, A Comprehensive Guide To Basic Design, The first foundations text written and developed for the 21st century.  Unlike any other text currently available, Launching offers a detailed discussion of creative and critical thinking for aspiring artists.  In addition, Launching provides complete coverage of 2 and 3D principles of art, and is the only fundamentals of art text to comprehensively introduce 4D (or time-based) design.  Packaged with Core Concepts in Art  CD-ROM.”, by Mary Stewart, Published by McGraw-Hill Higher Education.  The author writes on page 5 of the preface:  “I am also grateful for the advice of the following reviewers, who responded thoughtfully to the project in various stages of development.  Their opinions, suggestions, criticisms and encouragement helped shape the book……..Margaret Keller, St. Louis Community College”

SELECTED GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS

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Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis,  Flat Files
Foster Gallery, University of Wisconsin:  SUPERvision/Surveillance
Technologies, curated by Theresa Downing of the Minnesota Museum of American Art, Minneapolis, with catalogue
Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, Flat Files
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Selections from the Flat Files Exhibition
Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, From Nature, Summer exhibition
International Invitational, Lyon, France
Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis Open Studio Tour
Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, three-person exhibition
Springfield Art Museum, national juried summer exhibition, Springfield, MO
University of Missouri - Rolla
Aliya Gallery, Atlanta, one-person exhibition
Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, Chicago
Aliya Gallery, Atlanta, Summer Exhibition
Aliya Gallery, Atlanta, Small Wonders
Aliya Gallery, Atlanta, Landscapes
Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, Chicago
Schoharie 21st National Juried Exhibit, New York
Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, one-person exhibit, September, Chicago, IL
Colleagues III, University of Missouri-St. Louis and St. Louis Community College Joint Faculty exhibit, St. Louis, MO
Painted Plates Invitational, Forest Park Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Art St. Louis Regional 18, Award of Excellence, St. Louis, MO
Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL
Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL
Venus Envy, Lemp Brewery Gallery, St. Louis
Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL
Sabbatical Exhibition, Meramec Gallery, St. Louis Community College
Inform 6, curated exhibit at Lemp Brewery Gallery, St. Louis
Colleagues II, joint exhibit of art faculty at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and St. Louis Community College 
It's About Time, curated exhibit at Meramec Gallery, St. Louis Community College
Of World And Self, curated by Olivia Lahs-Gonzales of the Saint Louis Art Museum, Prints, Drawing, and Photographs Department, at Innsbrook
Des Lee Gallery, Landscape Exhibit, Washington University, St. Louis
Park Avenue Gallery, Gardens series, St. Louis
Maryville University, Revision of Paradise, Sabbatical exhibit, St. Louis
Park Avenue Gallery, St. Louis
Art on Paper, 21st National, Juror:  Eliza Rathbone, Curator, The Philips Collection, The Maryland Federation
of Art Gallery, Annapolis
Colleagues, Invitational, The University of Missouri-St. Louis
The Blessing, American Association of Women in Psychology, Baltimore
Faculty Exhibit, Meramec Art Gallery, St. Louis Community College
Body Images: Reconstructing Feminist Figuration, College Art Association, Boston
United Nations International Women’s Conference, Beijing, China
Passages, Installation, Meramec Art Gallery, St. Louis Community College
Midwest Watercolor Society, Invitational, Portland, IN
The Body in Question-Gender Gaze, Art St. Louis
Expatriates, University Museum, Southeast Missouri State University
Helen Karsh Gallery, Denver
Expatriates, Messing Gallery, St. Louis
Fragments, Bonsack Gallery, St. Louis
Six Artists, Design Center, St. Louis
Art St. Louis, Regional Juried Exhibit, St. Louis
Butler Institute of American Art, 53rd Annual National, OH
Steinberg Gallery, Thesis exhibit, Washington University
Watercolor USA, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas Watercolor Society Five State Exhibit
National Watercolor Society 67th National, Brea, CA
Art St. Louis
Midwest Watercolor Society International Exhibit, Neville Museum, Green Bay, WI
Riverside Museum, Riverside, CA
Tweed Museum, Duluth, MN
Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Roanoke Museum of Fine Arts, VA
Neville Museum, Green Bay, WI
Brea Cultural Center, Brea, CA & Spiva Art Center, Joplin, MO

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
   

Visiting Associate Professor of Art, Webster University, Advanced Painting Program, fall 2007
Associate Professor of Art, Visiting, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy, summer 2003
Associate Professor of Art, Visiting, Washington University, St. Louis, 2002-2003 – Core program and Faculty Team for                      Graduate Critiques
Associate Professor of Art, St. Louis Community College, 1993-present

SELECTED GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS
2007            Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis,  Flat Files
2006            Foster Gallery, University of Wisconsin:  SUPERvision/Surveillance
                     Technologies, curated by Theresa Downing of the Minnesota Museum of American Art, Minneapolis, with catalogue
2006            Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, Flat Files
2006            Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Selections from the Flat Files Exhibition
2006,           Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, From Nature, Summer exhibition
2006            International Invitational, Lyon, France
2006            Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis Open Studio Tour
2005            Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, three-person exhibition
2005            Springfield Art Museum, national juried summer exhibition, Springfield, MO
2005            University of Missouri - Rolla
2005            Aliya Gallery, Atlanta, one-person exhibition
2004            Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, Chicago
2004            Aliya Gallery, Atlanta, Summer Exhibition
2003            Aliya Gallery, Atlanta, Small Wonders
2003            Aliya Gallery, Atlanta, Landscapes
2003            Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, Chicago
2003            Schoharie 21st National Juried Exhibit, New York
2002            Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, one-person exhibit, September, Chicago, IL
2002            Colleagues III, University of Missouri-St. Louis and St. Louis Community
                     College Joint Faculty exhibit, St. Louis, MO
2002            Painted Plates Invitational, Forest Park Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Gallery Co-director, Meramec Art Gallery, St. Louis Community College, 1998-present
Iconophiliac Productions, collaborative with Lar Ruebling. Installation and video
Curator, Craig Norton: Casualties of War, Three Things You Should Never Talk About, 2006; intimate/inti-mate,2005;                      Regarding Nature; Lander, Locke, Reuther; Laboray and Abrams and Trent and Waldrop, 2000-2004 and others
Art Reviewer, Art In America, 2007, Review magazine, 2005, the New Art Examiner and the
                     St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
2000-‘02
Coordinator of Fine Arts Program, sabbatical replacement, St. Louis Community College at Meramec -
                     largest college art department in Missouri, 2001 academic year
Painting Instructor, Washington University Fine Arts Institute, 1990-1993
Coordinator of Adult Programs in Studio Art, Art History and Lecture Series, The Saint Louis Art Museum, 1989-1993
Lecturer in Painting, Drawing, Art History, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1985-1986

PUBLIC LECTURES-SELECTED
   

PBS- Channel 9:  Living St. Louis, 2006
Curatorial panel:  Intimate/Inti-mate, Curator of Exhibition, Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, 2005
The Body in Question-Gender Gaze, Art St. Louis
Photography in Contemporary German Art: 1960-1990, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Contemporary American Art, Fall Honors Lecture, University of Missouri-Rolla
Applebroog and Abakanowicz: Designing Women, Washington University
Applebroog and Abakanowicz:  Art with an Agenda, University of Missouri- St. Louis
Alfred Leslie’s Paintings, The Saint Louis Art Museum Artreach Lecture Series
At The Cutting Edge:  Contemporary Art Furniture, The Saint Louis Art Museum
Islamic Art and Patronage, The Saint Louis Art Museum

SELECTED PUBLISHED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
   

Art In America, Channelbone, White Flag Projects,  p. 224, November 2007
Review Magazine,  Ruby Osorio,   Dzine: Punk/Funk,  Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis,Summer 2005 issue
New Art Examiner, Against Design, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO,
                     November/December issue, 2001
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Staging, Forum for Contemporary Art, 4-21-02
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Strandell’s Polygots, Elliot Smith Contemporary Art, 11-25-01
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Leibman’s Music-Inspired Art, William Shearburn Gallery, 11-18-01
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Raedeke’s Innovative Work, 10-21-01
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Absence and Presence Strike a Balance in Worley’s Landscapes, Elliot Smith
                     Contemporary Art, 9-30-01
Art St. Louis Magazine, Ken Worley, Volume 14, Issue 1, Fall 2000
Show Me Missouri Women-Selected Biographies, eight articles, The Thomas Jefferson University Press

WRITTEN/FORTHCOMING
    Art St. Louis Magazine, Radcliffe Bailey-The Magic City, Forum for Contemporary Art and “Andrea Fuhrman”, Locus Gallery
New Art Examiner, Taunt, Mossa Center, the reorganized magazine was scheduled to begin republishing September 2002
New Art Examiner, Fred Wilson at the Indianapolis Art Museum


SELECTED REVIEWS
   

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “Unexpected Discoveries”, 7-23-06
West End World, 7- 06
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “From River City To River North”, Jeff Daniel, 9-27-02
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “Landscapes… As Far As The Eye Can See”, 7-9-00
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “Keller’s Exhibit Worth A Visit To Maryville University”, 6-4-00
New Art Examiner, “Recent Work”
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “Margaret Keller’s Variations On Themes”
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “Ideas Are The Work”
The Riverfront Times, “Review”
Six Artists, Essay
St. Louis Globe Democrat, “Review”
St. Louis Globe Democrat, “Review”

FINALIST
   

Selected for the Biennale Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea, Citta di Firenze, (Florence, Italy) 2003, international jury: Barbara Rose, critic, NYC; John T. Spike, critic and director of the Florence Biennale; David Rubin, Curator of Visual Arts Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans; Veronika Birke, Vice-Director of the Graphisches Sammlung Albertina-Vienna and Matty Roca, Historiadora del Arte, Promotora Cultural Internacional-Mexico

Selected as finalist for the Washington University School of Art Program,
Florence, Italy  2003

Finalist for the Washington University Paris Studio Residency 2003

Finalist for the publication New American Painting, 2001

WEBPAGES
   

www.gwendajaygallery.com
www.margaretkeller.dyndns.org
www.contemporaryartworkshop.com
www.stlcc.edu/dept/art

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
   

University of Missouri
Mark Twain Banks Corporate Collection
William Woods College
Dominic’s In Clayton
Numerous private collections in St. Louis, Chicago, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Baltimore and elsewhere

 

 

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