Keiko Narahashi


1999     M.F.A.  Painting, Bard College

1988     B.F.A.  Parsons School of Design

solo and two person exhibitions

2011     Keiko Narahashi and Joseph Pintz, Sheppard Gallery, U of Nevada, Reno,

curated by Marjorie Vecchio, Namita Gupta Wiggers, curator, Museum of

Contemporary Craft, Portland, Oregon

2009     Picturehood, Hudson Franklin Gallery, NY, NY

2007     how long have I been sleeping?, Hudson Franklin Gallery, NY

2007     Keiko Narahashi, Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago, IL


group exhibitions


2014     Will You Finish My Novel for Me?, curated by Ethan Hauser, Governors Island

Stilled Life, curated by Sophie Aston, The Institute Library, New Haven, CT

Domesticity, curated by Stephanie Buhmann & Samantha McCoy, Jason McCoy Gallery,


The Last Brucenniel, NY, NY

Sight Unseen OFFSITE, NY, NY

2013     Yard Sale, Lesley Heller Workspace, NY, NY

No Kineme Ever Stands Alone, 106 Green, NY, curated by Saira McLaren and

Fran Holstrom        

2012     Modern Times, Lesley Heller Workspace, NY, NY, curated by Shari Mendelson

of White, Nuartlink, Westport, CT

2011     Surface Tension, Kuhn Gallery, Ohio State, Marion, OH, curated by Andrea Meyers

UNDEREMPLOYED, Zurcher Studio, NY, curated by Josh Blackwell

2010     Shape Language, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, NY, NY

Things Just Aren't The Way They Used To Be, Kate Werble Gallery, NY, NY

homespun, The College Art Gallery, The College of NJ, curated by Dustin London

2009     ARTSEEN, NYFA benefit, Friedrich Petzel Gallery

                Linked, curated by Jennifer Riley, Heskin Contemporary, NY, NY

2008     Tensegrity, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

No Thing Impossible, Tobey Fine Arts, NY, NY

2007     Aqua art fair, Miami, FL (Hudson Franklin Gallery)

                FlashPop, New York Foundation for the Arts benefit, NY

2006     Squared, Educational Alliance, NY, curated by David Gibson

Winter auction, Dumbo Arts Center

                Best played with a straight face, Hudson Franklin Gallery, NY, NY

2005     Greater Brooklyn, CRG Gallery, NY, NY

a baker's dozen, Ceres Gallery, NY, NY

2004     the weight of paper, Delta Axis, Memphis Tennessee

xs, Tattfoo Gallery, Staten Island, NY

2003     A Notion of Time, Dallas Center of Contemporary Art, Diane Dibilzan Gallery,

Laguna Beach, CA, Tony Ingrao Gallery, NY

Unframed First Look, juried by Ross Bleckner, Sue Williams, Peter Halley,

Lehmann Maupin Gallery, NY

Rally,  Triple Candie, NY, NY

26th small works, 80 Washington Square Galleries, NY, NY

2002     Recent Multiples Projects, OIA, NY, NY

Winter Auction 2002, d.u.m.b.o. arts center, Brooklyn, NY

Inbox vol. V: 10048, UCU Gallery, NY, NY

Generations III, A.I.R. Gallery, NY, NY

2001     Gallery Korea, New York, NY

Contemporary Drawings, Caldwell College Visceglia Gallery, Caldwell, NJ

2000     Good Business is the Best Art, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

Generations II, A.I.R. Gallery, NY, NY

          Common Language, Markham-Murray Gallery, NY, NY

1999     Size Matters, Gale Gates Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

New York Undiscovered, Markham-Murray Gallery, NY, NY

Artist in the Marketplace 19th annual exhibition, Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY

Juried Selection #1, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

1998     Masters Thesis Exhibition, Bard College

1993     Keiko Narahashi,drawings, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL




awards & residencies


2006     Painting fellowship grant, New York Foundation for the Arts

2005     Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Program (September 2005 - August 2006)

2003     Anne Klein Prize, Unframed First Look

1999     Artist in the Marketplace Program, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY


selected bibliography


Christopher A. Yates, Physicality plays with perception, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio, October, 2011

Janet Purcell, Homespun, The Times, Trenton, NJ, March 2010

Laura Hunt, "Keiko Narahashi: Picurehood", The Brooklyn Rail, June, 2009

"Keiko Narahashi", The New Yorker, May 25, 2009

Jennifer Riley, “Keiko Narahashi”, The Brooklyn Rail, February, 2007

Shifter 9: Ruin/Monument, ed. Sreshta Premnath,

Roberta Smith, “Greater Brooklyn”, NY Times,July 8, 2005

“Greater Brooklyn”, The New Yorker, July 2005

Buhman, Stephanie, “Greater Brooklyn”, The Brooklyn Rail, August, 2005

Koeppel, Fredric, Simple is best, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN, November, 2005

Zevitas, Steven, editor. New American Paintings, Volume 32, The Open Studios Press. 2001.

Nieves, Marysol. Artist in the Marketplace 19th Annual Exhibition, Bronx Museum of the Arts. 1999.