Lucas Kelly

EDUCATION
2004 MFA, Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
2001 BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

RECENT SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 Forthcoming Solo Exhibition, Tiger Strike Asteroid, Philadelphia PA
2018 Forthcoming Solo Exhibition, 57W57ARTS, New York NY
2018 Besides, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA
2017 Last First Dance, Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster NJ

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 2005, Curated by Matthew Giel, 305 N 35th,  Philadelphia, PA
2018 Four Abstract Artists, Kathryn Markel Fine Art, New York, NY
2018 Louder than Bombs, The Curator Gallery, New York, NY
2017 The Paraphernalia of Being, Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ
2016 Philly Caj, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2016 Elegant Simplicity, Nightingale Gallery, Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR
2016 Group Exhibition AUTOMAT Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2015 The Few The Proud The Brave, Pterodactyl, Philadelphia, PA  
2015 Spring Benefit Auction and Exhibition, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY  
2014 The DAM Show, Reservoir Art Space, Queens, NY
2013 MICAPAIRS, 92Y Tribeca, New York, NY
2012 Perfect Citizen, Gaddis Geeslin Gallery Sam Houston University, Huntsville, TX
2012 Prismatic, Rahway Arts Guild, Rahway, NJ
2011 Portrait of 19 Million: An Exhibition Project by Yevgeniy Fiks for Impossible Communities, Moscow State Museum of Modern Art, The Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow, Russia  
2011 Perfect Citizen, Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ
2010 NJ Fine Arts Annual: Reality and Artifice, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
2009 Everybody, Envoy Gallery, New York, NY  
2009 Salon, Artworks, Trenton, NJ
2009 Ellarslie Open, Ellarslie The Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ
2008 TAWA Forward, Artworks, Trenton, NJ
2008 Mercer Artists, MCCC Gallery, West Windsor, NJ
2007 Tremors 4 Live.doc, Multi-locational Performance Festival
2007 We Are Global Players Too, TMD Artspace, Koln, Germany  
2006 What Works, Gallery 117, New York, NY
2006 Actions 3, Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2006 Build, Platform Gallery, Seattle WA
2005 The Painted World, Museum of Modern Art PS1, Long Island City, NY
2005 Actions 2, Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2005 Viewfinder, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York NY  
2005 Weird NJ, Here Arts Center, New York NY
2004 New Work, New York, Anne Reid Gallery, Princeton NJ  
2004 Six Degrees, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick NJ  
2003 Nickeled and Dimed, Quality Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2003 Good For You, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick NJ
2003 Actions 1: An Evening of Fluxus Inspired Performances, Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2003 Off The Top, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York NY

CURATORIAL PROJECTS  
2017 #RealNews: Michael Scoggins The Gallery at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ
2017 Deep South: Colin O’Con Paintings and Sculptures AUTOMAT Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2014 The Ice Next Time: Stephen Hendee The Gallery at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017 “Another Jersey Excursion” The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 12th 2017, Edith Newhall
2017 “Poetic, deeply personal works” The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 2nd 2017, Edith Newhall
2016 Studio Visit Magazine Winter Edition 2016-2017, Open Studios Press, Juror Jessica Roscio  
2011 “Perfect Citizen: Art that’s meant to shake up your view of things.” US1 News May 4, 2011
2010 “State of the Arts: Reality and Artifice. Hannah Fink, Andrew Wilkinson, and Lucas Kelly” NJN Public Television
2008 “Lucas Kelly wins Best in Show Utrecht Award” Trentonian, March 2008
2006 “First Thursday February” Dangerouschunky.com, February 2006, Carolyn Zick  
2005 “The Painted World at PS1” The Brooklyn Rail, December 2005, Roger White
2005 “Just How Weird is New Jersey?” NY Sun, January 18, 2005, Gary Shapiro

ASSOCIATIONS
Tiger Strikes Asteroid: Philadelphia, Member since 2018

COLLECTIONS
Mercer County Community College
City of Philadelphia
Various Private Collections