I Like Your Work Catalog Curated by Sally Morgan Lehman
2024.5.17

Welcome spring news - Sally Morgan Lehman of Morgan Lehman Gallery (NYC) curated my work into the spring ILYW catalog. And if you're not familiar with Erika b Hess' podcast I Like Your Work, take a listen! 

White Columns Curated Artist Registry
2023.11.9

November brought a welcome surprise...Just received notification that my work was curated into the White Columns Artist Registry - see it here....

Boston Art Review - PERSONA at VERY Gallery, Aug/Sept. 2023
2023.9.14

Thank you to Boston Art Review and Poppy Livingstone for this review of PERSONA at VERY Gallery, Boston, Aug/Sept. 2023 - read here. 

Boston Art Review
2022.6.6
Now in Boston Art Review’s print publication Issue 08: Face to Face! The editors asked myself and fellow painter Michael Zachary to engage in an artist’s conversation about our work. The 8 page essay is accompanied by color reproductions of our art, and curator Leah Triplett Harrington wrote the introduction. Read essay here...  
Cove Street Arts - Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions
2022.3.23
I have two shows running concurrently at Cove Street Arts, Portland, Maine, opening Thurs., 3/24, 5-7 PM. 1) Solo exhibition - This Is Nothing Like I Thought It Would Be and 2) Two-person exhibition, This Must Be the Place, with Margaret Nomentana. Both shows run through May 7, with an artist talk April 13. 



Ely Center of Contemporary Art
2022.3.23

"Izzy", 48" x 36", in UNDERCURRENTS curated by Kristina Newman-Scott at the Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT, through April 24. 

Portraiture 1: Others, Mostly Painting - Suffolk University Gallery
2021.10.22
I'm currently exhibiting seven paintings in Portraiture 1: Others, Mostly Painting at the Suffolk University Gallery, Boston, MA, curated by Deborah Davidson, Sept. 23 - Oct. 31, 2021 - here Jordan (L) w/ group of three (Eva, Izzy, Alex). Happy to have my paintings in conversation with work by Susan White Brown, Laura Chasman, Daphne Confar, Catherine Kehoe and Keith Morris Washington.


Brattleboro Museum Exhibition
2021.5.9

Sixteen drawings from my Gone to Feed the Roses portfolio are included in The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center's (VT) All Flowers Keep the Light  with Amy Jenkins, Claire Elliott, Anna Schuleit Haber, John Willis/Robin Behn/Matan Rubinstein, Cathy Osman, and Miles Chapin. The show runs through June 13, 2021. I'm grateful to curator Mara Williams for exhibiting the drawings in a cycle as I conceived them, and Sarah Freeman and her crew for the expert installation. In-person celebration: Sat., May 15th, 5:30-7:30PM, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 10 Vernon St. Brattleboro, VT.

Boston Globe Review
2021.3.21

Happy to share news that The Boston Globe just published Cate McQuaid's review of my solo exhibition at the Steven Zevitas Gallery, "This Ain't No Party, This Ain't No Disco". Read in full here -
"Painter Colleen Kiely brings the face beyond portraiture - works at Steven Zevitas Gallery question the viewer's reflexive search for identity..."
 

Solo Exhibition at Steven Zevitas Gallery
2021.1.29

Hello! Happy to announce my solo exhibition This Ain't No Party, This Ain't No Disco opens Feb. 5 at Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA,  and runs through March 25, 2021. Artist reception: March 5, 5:30 – 8 pm - limited visitor capacity, social distancing measures in place, masks required. The show features recent fictional portraits. Image: Hana, 48" x 36", Oil and acrylic on wood panel, 2020.


 

Ensemble: Together Again @ The Painting Center on Artsy
2020.8.7

Helen (#4) and Victoria in the Backyard are featured in the virtual exhibition Ensemble: Together Again @ The Painting Center on Artsy, August 5th - September 10th, 2020.

Catalog - The Odyssey Project @ Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire
2020.3.10

Our catalog for The Odyssey Project: An Old Story for Modern Times @ The Museum of Art at University of New Hampshire! “Fifteen women artists, all members of a long-running book group, were inspired to create art in response to Emily Wilson’s remarkable new translation of The Odyssey; the first English translation by a woman. The artists explore in different styles and media the characters and topics covered in Homer’s ancient poem: the meaning of home; the near impossibility of returning home; loyalty; families; migrants; war; poverty; identity; transformation. Participating artists include: Nancy Berlin, Ruth Fields, Carol Greenwood, Jane Kamine, Colleen Kiely, Marilyn Levin, Jennifer Moses, Karen Moss, Sterling Mulbry, Carla Munsat, Ellen Rich, Judy Riola, Civia Rosenberg, Sandra Stark and Brenda Star.

The Painting Center, NY, NY
2019.11.9

Happy to have my work curated into The Painting Center's online Art File Gallery - see it here.

 

Exhibition @ the Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire
2019.10.25

I'm excited to show with my fabulous artist book group in The Odyssey Project: An Old Story for Modern Times, opening 10/30, 4:40-6:30 pm, at The Museum of Art at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, Oct. 24- Dec. 14, 2019. Image: Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals series, each 14”x11”. 
 
“Fifteen women artists, all members of a long-running book group, created artwork in response to Emily Wilson’s remarkable new translation of The Odyssey, the first English translation by a woman. The artists explore in different styles and media the characters and topics covered in Homer’s ancient poem: the meaning of home; the near impossibility of returning home; loyalty; families; migrants; war; poverty; identity; transformation. Participating artists include: Nancy Berlin, Ruth Fields, Carol Greenwood, Jane Kamine, Colleen Kiely, Marilyn Levin, Jennifer Moses, Karen Moss, Sterling Mulbry, Carla Munsat, Ellen Rich, Judy Riola, Civia Rosenberg, Sandra Stark and Brenda Star."

Boston Globe Critic's Pick
2019.9.2

The Ticket: What’s happening in the local arts world.....Happy to see Cate McQuaid select "Women on the Verge", my upcoming 9/6 show at the Cost Annex, as a Critic's Pick in "The Ticket" in the Boston Globe, 09/01/2019!