Anya Kielar

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



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

2005 M.F.A. Columbia University


Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming)
WOMEN, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
Lines, Locust Projects, Miami, FL
FACE, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
Anya Kielar, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY
Lady, Daniel Reich Gallery. New York, NY
Anya Kielar, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York, NY

L'IM_MAGE_N, curated by Timothy Hull, Ashes/Ashes, New York, NY
Cursives, Marinaro Gallery, New York, NY 
NADA House Governors Island, New York, NY
Notebook, 56 Henry, New York, NY
Ten Years, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
Rose Ocean: Living with Duchamp, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY
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
Tyger, Tyger: Lyn Chadwick and the Art of Now, The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA
One Work, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY
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
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
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
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
PortugalArte10, Portuguese Pavilion, Lisbon, Portugal
Acts Are for Actors, Southfirst, Brooklyn, NY
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
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
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
Columbia MFA Thesis Show, New York, NY
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
My Sources Say Yes, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY
Best Dressed, Houghton Gallery, New York, NY

Martin Birbaum Scholarship
Columbia University General Scholarship
Leslie - Lohman Award for Visual Arts

WOMEN, published by Rachel Uffner Gallery and PictureBox, New York
Collage: Assembling Contemporary Art, published by Black Dog Publishing, London
Distinctive Messengers, House of Campari by Scenic, New York

Da Silva, José, Gareth Harris and Gabriella Angeletti. "Three artist studios to visit from home this weekend," The Art Newspaper, April 24
Sutton, Benjamin. "The 10 Best Booths at the Dallas Art Fair's Online Edition," Artsy, April 15
Halperin, Julia and Tim Schneider. "4 Striking Trends at NADA Miami That Show Us Where the Art World--and Market--Are Headed Next," Artnet News, December 6
Coleman, Charity. "L'IM_MAGE_N," Artforum, October
Goldstein, Caroline. "The 7 Best Works (and What They Cost) at NADA House 2019, the Art Fair Taking Over Governors Island in New York This Summer," Artnet News, May 24
Heinrich, Will. “'The Crystal Palace’ at Rachel Uffner Gallery,” Observer, August 6
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
Doran, Anne. “Free Soil,” Time Out New York, July 5
Smith, Roberta. "Face,” New York Times, March 25, p. C30
Doran, Anne. "Face,” Time Out New York, Issue 756: Mar 25-31
Smith, Roberta. “The Ankles Bones are Higher on the Inside,” New York Times, July 31
Smith, Roberta. “The Human Face is a Monument,” New York Times, April 25
Scott, Andrea K. “All in the Family,” New Yorker, May 1
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
Cotter, Holland. “The Year in Culture,” New York Times, December 25

Dikeou Collection, Denver, CO
Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY
Zabludowicz Collection, London, England