Jeff Kellar Falmouth, ME 04105

Recent Events

Award: Adolf and Esther Gottlieb Individual Support Grant, 2014

Shows Recent

Jeff Kellar, Walls, Blocks and Glimpses; Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick, ME July. 2016

Jeff Kellar, New Work; William Campbell Contemporary Art; Fort Worth, TX; Feb. 2015

Jeff Kellar, Blocks, Icon Contemporary Art (2 person), Brunswick, ME Sept. 2014
Color Rhythms, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 2014

3 Walls Corey Daniels Gallery Summer 2016; Fall, 6 person show, Corey Daniels Gallery 2015 Install 4, 3 person show, Corey Daniels Gallery 2014
Richard Levy Gallery; Art Market San Francisco, San Francisco, CA May 2015
Richard Levy Gallery;
Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA May 2015; Aug 2016

William Campbell Gallery; Dallas Art Fair; April 2015; 2016
Richard Levy Gallery;
Miami Projects December 2015
Color+Form+Function, Collector’s Contemporary Gallery, Singapore Jan- February 2013

Reviews

Art Review: Corey Daniels Gallery makes the case for abstraction in Maine | The Portland Press Herald /Maine SundayTelegram To build a more perfect shape - Museum And Gallery Portland Phoenix May 23, 2014
Falmouth painter wins major national grant | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
Education

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, BA in English/Filmmaking Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Studies; Fleisher Memorial Art Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Studies

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Jeff Kellar, Prospect, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick, Maine, Sept. 2012
Serious Play, Richard Levy Gallery (2 person); Albuquerque, New Mexico, January - February 2011 Jeff Kellar, New Work, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick, Maine, Sept. 2010
The Leap Show, Richard Levy Gallery; Albuquerque, New Mexico, February - April 2008
Jeff Kellar, New Work, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick, Maine, August 2008
George Marshall Store Gallery; York, Maine, 2007
Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick, ME; June 2006z
Color Space, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM 2003
Barrier/Space, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA 2002

Selected Museum Exhibitions, Group Shows

Sampler:USM Teaching Collection, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME, Sept 27.- Dec 9, 2012
Planes of Abstraction; Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport ME Oct.- Dec. 2009
The Sketchbook Show; Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport ME Oct.- Nov. 2008
Farnsworth Museum of Art 60th Anniversary: 12 Artists in the Collection Select 12 Emerging Artists, June 2008 New Acquisitions, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, January- February 2008

CMCA Biennial, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport Maine, August 2008
Maine Biennial, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine April 2007
Jeff Kellar/Frederick Lynch; Merrimack College Art Gallery, Andover, MA; January 2006
Maine Biennial; Center for Maine Contemporary Art; Rockport, Maine; June 2004
Sublime Geometries; Center for Maine Contemporary Art; Rockport, Maine; October 2004 Painting By Design, Elaine L. Jacobs Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, December 2003 EnVision, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME 2003
Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME 2002

Abstraction in Maine, Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, ME 2002
The Unbroken Line, 1897-1997; Museum of American Art, Phila., PA; Sept.-Nov. 1997
Twentieth Century Sculpture, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME; Jan.- April 1996
Eighth Triennial Exhibition, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA; Sept.- Jan. 1996
Perspectives: A Sense of Place, “43 Places in 43 Days”, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME, April-June 1995 Art That Works,

Selected Reviews

Kany, Daniel; Surface, subtlety and geometrical grace: Kellar at Icon; Maine Sunday Telegram; review; Oct.10, 2010 Asian Art News; Beauty and Conceptual Rigor; Singapore; January-Feb 2013
Greenleaf, Ken; Jeff Kellar’s work Plays With Understanding; review; Portland Phoenix; Sept.19, 2012
Isaacson, Phillip, Maine Sunday Telegram; review; Oct. 7, 2012

Pulka, Wesley; Volumes Are Spoken in Simplicity; Albuquerque Journal; Feb. 6 2011

Public Collections & Commissions

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, permanent collection Farnsworth Museum of Art, Rockland, Maine, permanent collection Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Fellowship; Philadelphia, PA Microsoft Collection, curator: Michael Klein, Seattle, Washington Elmhurst Art Museum,; Elmhurst, IL

Jeff Kellar Falmouth, ME 04105

University of Maine, Farmington; outdoor sculpture, Square on a Sphere
University of Southern Maine, Gorham, Maine; John Mitchell Engineering, Science and Technology Center Maine Department of Conservation Harlow Building; Augusta, Maine; Maine Percent for Art (with Judy LaBrasca) University of Southern Maine/Lewiston-Auburn; Maine Percent for Art
Skowhegan District Courthouse; Maine Percent for Art Program
Freeport School System, Mast Landing School, Maine Percent for Art Program
Kennebunk School System, Sea Road School, Maine Percent for Art Program