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
2021
Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming)
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
2019
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
2018
Ten Years, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
2016
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
2015 
Tyger, Tyger: Lyn Chadwick and the Art of Now, The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA
2014
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
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


AWARDS AND HONORS
2004
Martin Birbaum Scholarship
2003
Columbia University General Scholarship
2002
Leslie - Lohman Award for Visual Arts


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


BIBLIOGRAPHY
2020
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
2019
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
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


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
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