Anya Kielar

Born in 1978 in New York, NY
Lives and works in New York, NY

 

EDUCATION

2002 B.F.A. The Cooper Union School of Art and Science

2005 M.F.A. Columbia University

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012

WOMEN, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

Lines, Locust Projects, Miami, FL

2010

FACE, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

2009

Anya Kielar, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY

2007

Lady, Daniel Reich Gallery. New York, NY

2005

Anya Kielar, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York, NY

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
Ten Years, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
2016
Scale A Wall, curated by Town Hall Meeting, Cuevas Tilleard, New York, NY 

Her Wherever, curated by Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY

No Man's Land, Rubell Family Collection, Miami FL

Gallery Artist Group Show, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

2015 

Tyger, Tyger: Lyn Chadwick and the Art of Now, The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA 

2014

The Crystal Palace, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

The Last Brucennial, 837 Washington Street, New York, NY

East Side to the West Side, curated by Brennan & Griffin, James Fuentes, Rachel Uffner, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY

2013

Suddenness + Certainty, curated by Robert Greene, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY

Pop Up 1: Montauk, presented by Fabiola Beracasa and Art Production Fund, Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY

Spectrum Suite, organized by Ned Colclough, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York, NY

Chick Lit: Revised Summer Reading, curated by Molly Rand and Pilar Vahey, Tracy Williams Ltd, New York, NY

2012

Pure Smoke Culture, curated by Nick Kramer, Anthony Greaney, Boston, MA

Family Jewels, curated by Cleopatra's, Family Business, New York, NY

Lucie Fontaine: Estate, Marianne Boesky, New York, NY

Cosmo, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY

Leave it to Beavers, curated by Gina Beavers, Gallery Diet, Miami, FL

Twisted Sisters, curated with Janet Phelps, DODGEgallery, New York, NY

2011

The Idea of the Thing That it Isn't, curated by Rachel Uffner, Halsey McKay,
East Hampton, NY

Summer Whites, curated by Eddie Martinez and Sam Moyer, Rachel Uffner Gallery,
New York, NY

Incongruent Sum, 111 Leroy Street, New York, NY

Free Soil, Canada, New York, New York, NY

2010

PortugalArte10, Portuguese Pavilion, Lisbon, Portugal

Acts Are for Actors, Southfirst, Brooklyn, NY

2009

Looking Back: The White Columns Annual, selected by Primary Information Unnaming of Parts, Blackston Gallery, New York, NY

The Ankles Bones are Higher on the Inside, Museum 52, New York, NY

2008

8 1/2 x 11 / A4, James Fuentes LLC, New York, NY

PM Dawn, Taxter & Spengemann, New York, NY

The Human Face is a Monument, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY

2007

Inaugural exhibition, Project 176, Zabludowicz Collection, London, England

Distinctive Messengers, House of Campari by Scenic, New York, NY

Post Retro, group show, Brooklyn Fireproof, New York, NY

How to Build a Fire, Rivington Arms, New York, NY

Wrong Number, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005

Columbia MFA Thesis Show, New York, NY

2004

Past Perfect, Kantor Gallery, New York, NY

Recent Alumni: Careers in Progress, The LaGuardia Gallery, New York, NY

Jacob Karpio, at The Armory New York, NY

First Year Exhibition, Miriam Ira D. Wallash Art Gallery, New York, NY

Guild & Greyshkul, Placemaker Gallery, Miami, FL

2003

My Sources Say Yes, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY

2002

Best Dressed, Houghton Gallery, New York, NY

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014

Heinrich, Will. “'The Crystal Palace’ at Rachel Uffner Gallery,” Observer, August 6

2012

Smith, Roberta. “Art Fairs, Full of Bling if Not Fire,” New York Times, December 16, p. AR26

Wells, Georgina. “Anya Kielar, Modern Painters,” December, p. 106

Moura, Sophia Banay. "Women on Top Awards," Marie Claire, November, p. 144-147

Halperin, Julia. “ARTINFO's 40 Most Anticipated New York Fall Gallery Shows,” Blouin Artinfo, September 4

Trezzi, Nicola. “Portrait of a Lady,” (catalogue essay), WOMEN, published by Rachel Uffner Gallery and PictureBox, 2012, p. 4-7

“Cosmo,” New Yorker, July 2, p. 15

Wilson, Michael. “Cosmo,” Time Out New York, June 25

Torres, Jesus Manuel Rojas. "Thirty Miami Bus Shelters Sprinkled with Work by Anya Kielar,"  Examiner, April 20

2011

Doran, Anne. “Free Soil,” Time Out New York, July 5

2010

Smith, Roberta. "Face,” New York Times, March 25, p. C30

Doran, Anne. "Face,” Time Out New York, Issue 756: Mar 25-31

2009

Smith, Roberta. “The Ankles Bones are Higher on the Inside,” New York Times, July 31

2008

Smith, Roberta. “The Human Face is a Monument,” New York Times, April 25

Scott, Andrea K. “All in the Family,” New Yorker, May 1

2007

Ellis, Patricia. “Anita Zabludowicz on Collecting, Curating and 176,” Flash Art, October

Smith, Roberta. “Anya Kielar,” New York Times, April 6

Cotter, Holland. “Art Review,” New York Times, February 23

2005

Cotter, Holland. “The Year in Culture,” New York Times, December 25

 

PUBLICATIONS

2012

WOMEN, published by Rachel Uffner Gallery and PictureBox, New York

2008

Collage: Assembling Contemporary Art, published by Black Dog Publishing, London

2007

Distinctive Messengers, House of Campari by Scenic, New York

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

2004

Martin Birbaum Scholarship

2003

Columbia University General Scholarship

2002

Leslie - Lohman Award for Visual Arts