Bio & CV

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Night in the Garden, Japanese Woodcut Print, (detail)

Bio:
Associate Professor of Art and Design, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University, Washington, DC

MFA, (Printmaking) George Washington University; BA, (Double Major, Art and Politics), Mount Holyoke College

Ms. McAleer-Keeler's work is in such collections as the Smithsonian's American Art and National Portrait Gallery Library, Library of Congress, Rare Book Reading Room, Special Collections, National Museum of Women In the Arts, George Washington University, Stafford Hospital Center, Stafford, VA, St. Mary's College, MD, GWU Gelman Library, George Mason University, Fenwick Library and the Southern Graphics Council Archives. Her work has been selected for individual, group, and juried exhibitions nationally and internationally. Her personal studio is part of the LibertyTown Arts Workshop in Fredericksburg, VA. Kerry’s work appears in The Book as Art: Artists’ Books from the National Museum of Women in the Arts and 500 Handmade Books, Vol. 2 by Lark Books publication. She has taught printmaking and book arts at the Corcoran (now the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at George Washington University) since 1998.

CV:

KERRY MCALEER-KEELER
Email: kmcaleerkeeler@gmail.com
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STUDIO

LibertyTown Arts Workshop, 916 Liberty St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401

EDUCATION

1999 MFA, Concentration: Printmaking, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
1993 BA, Studio Art/Politics, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

EXPERIENCE

Currently
Associate Professor of Art and Design, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
* Fall 16 & Sp 2017 Facul
ty Development Award Recipient

2009-2016
MA, Art and the Book Program Director and Associate Professor, Corcoran College of Art & Design, Washington, DC

1998-2009
Adjunct Faculty Member, Printmaking Department, The Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, DC
* 2001, 2006, 2009, & 2011 Faculty Development Award Recipient

2008
Adjunct Faculty Member, Germanna Community College, Art Department/Professional Practice

2008
Letterpress Instructor, Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD

2004-2005
Adjunct Faculty Member, Printmaking & Design , University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA , Art Department/Printmaking and Design

1998-2003
Adjunct Faculty Member, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, Art Department/Printmaking and Design

Spring 2002
Adjunct Faculty M
ember, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA, 2-Dimensional Design

1997
Adjunct Faculty Member, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, Computer Design/Design Department

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
American Art and National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
Corcoran College of Art and Design Library, Artists' Books Collection, Washington, DC
E
ric Denker, Senior Lecturer in the Education Department of the National Gallery of Art, Private Collection, Washington, DC
George Mason University, Fenwick Library, Special Collections, Fairfax, VA
George Washington University, Gelman Library, Special Collections, Washington, DC
Jaffe Center for Book Arts, Florida Atlantic University Libraries, Wimberly Library, Boca Roton, FL
Library of Congress, Rare and Special Collections Divisions, Washington, DC
National Museum of Women In the Arts, Washington, DC
Stafford Hospital Center, Stafford, VA
St. Mary's College, St. Mary's, MD
University of Mississippi, Southern Graphics Council Archives, Oxford, MI
Vanderbilt University, Jean and Alexander Heard Library, Special Collections, Nashville, TN

1 and 2 PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2008
In Flight: Prints by Peter Frederick and Kerry McAleer-Keeler, 2-person exhibition, LibertyTown Arts Workshop, Fredericksburg, VA
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006
Invitational Show, Natural Rhythm: Works by Lana Lambert and Kerry McAleer-Keeler, 2-person exhibition, Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, VA
Boxed In: Works by Kerry McAleer-Keeler, solo exhibition, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
2004
An Artful Journey: Current Works by Kerry McAleer-Keeler and Ruth Loving, 2-person exhibition, Art First Gallery and Studios, Fredericksburg, VA
The Ties That Bind, New Work by Kerry McAleer-Keeler, solo exhibition, Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, VA
Eklectic, Paintings and Works on Paper by Kerry McAleer-Keeler, solo exhibition, Bistro 309, Fredericksburg, VA
New Beginnings, Paintings and Works on Paper by Kerry McAleer-Keeler, solo exhibition, Art First Gallery & Studios, Fredericksburg, V A
2001
T
he Road Less Traveled, 2-person exhibition, Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC
Change of Season, solo exhibition, Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Salem Church, Fredericksburg VA
1999
Spoken Impressions, 2-person exhibition, Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC
In Print, Books and Prints by Kerry McAleer-Keeler, solo exhibition, The Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, Fredericksburg, VA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017

Utopia/Dystopia: Inspiration and the Artists Book, Laramie County Library, Cheyenne, WY June ‘17
Annual Patron’s Exhibition, LibertyTown Arts Center, Fredericksburg, VA, May ‘17
Art for Aleppo, Postcard Exhibit, Catalyst Gallery, Beacon NY, April ‘17
2016
Posted Notice, Selections of Printed Poster Ephemeral, College Book Art Conference, Vanderbilt University,  January ‘16
Divisions, Connections and Intersections: Fact and Fiction in Family Histories, Studio Gallery, Washington, DC, October ‘16
Women Artists/Artists Books Pop-up Exhibit, Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Washington, DC, October ‘16
Metroplis & Invisible Cities Exhibition, Invisible Cities Book Collaboration Project Participant, Constellation Studios, Lincoln, NE, October ‘16
Legacy of the Corcoran, Kunsthaus Gallery, Alexandria, VA, November ‘16
Books of Life: Resilience and the Written Word 1933 to Today, George Washington University, Gelman Library, December ‘16
2015
Paper Window, Artists Book Selections from the George Washington University, Gelman Library, Special Collections Area, Brady Gallery, Washington, DC
Artist Selections, Juror Gallery, LibertyTown Arts Workshop, Fredericksburg, VA
FOREVER: The Corcoran 30th Annual Print Portfolio, Hemphill, Carroll Square Gallery, Washington, DC
2014

Artists Book Selections in Response to the Picturing Mary Exhibition, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
2013

Bound and Unbound II, Juried Altered Book Exhibition, University of South Dakota, University Libraries, Vermillion, SD
Exhibition of Retrospective Work, Fabrica La Aurora, San Miguel del Allende, Mexico
Recipe for Disaster, Annual Corcoran Print Portfolio Exhibition 2013, Galerie Lareuse, Washington, DC
Annual Patron's Exhibition, LibertyTown Arts Workshop, Fredericksburg, VA
PRINT:mka, The 2013 SGC International Conference Juried Exhibition, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2012

Modern and Contemporary Art Since 1945, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Permanent Collection, Washington, DC
Al-Mutanabbi Street Print Coalition Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery 31, Washington, DC
Relax, Art and the Book Portfolio Exhibition, The Fridge, Washington, DC
Attention, Annual Corcoran Print Portfolio Exhibition 2012, Chaos on F, Washington, DC
Annual Patron's Exhibition, LlibertyTown Arts Workshop, Fredericksburg, VA
Navigating Currents, The 2012 SGC International Conference Juried Exhibition, New Orleans, IA
2011

The Book As Art Invitational Exhibition, St. John's College, Mitchell Gallery, Annapolis, MD
Al-Mutanabbi Street Broadsides Traveling Exhibition, Jaffe Center for Book Arts, Boca Raton, FL
Select Exhibition of Artists' Books from the Corcoran Library Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Tyler Gallery, Washington, DC
LibertyTown Juried Favorite Works, LibertyTown Arts Workshop, Fredericksburg, VA
2010

Beyond Text: Contemporary Artists Books International Exhibition, Montgomery College, King Street Art Gallery,
The Morris and Gwendol
yn Cafritz Foundation Art Center on Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, MD
Paper Stew: Juried Exhibit of Paper, Book & Prints, Zigzag Crafts Gallery, The Plains, VA
Transformer Exhibition and Auction, Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, DC
Corcoran College of Art + Design Faculty Show, Corcoran Gallery 31, Washington, DC
Bird in Hand Juried Exhibition, LibertyTown Arts Workshop, Fredericksburg, VA
Annual Patron's Exhibition, LibertyTown Arts Workshop, Fredericksburg, VA
Take Your Dream and Cut It In Half, Corcoran 2010 Print Portfolio, Civilian Art Projects, Washington, DC
2009

Gettysburg Festival Invitational Book Exhibition, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA
Oil and Water, Corcoran 2009 Print Portfolio, Plan B Gallery, Washington, DC
Pandora's Box, Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA
2008

The Book As Art, Traveling show, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Boston College, Boston, MA
Turning the Page, Book Art Exhibition, VtsArt at Rockville, Rockville, MD
Selections from the Corcoran 2008 Print Portfolio, University of Mary Washington, Ridderhof Martin Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA
You Won’t Believe Your Eyes: The 23rd Annual Corcoran Printmaking Portfolio, Civilian Art Project, Washington, DC
Annual Juried Winter Exhibit, Jan/Feb., The Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC
Annual Patron's Exhibition, LibertyTown Arts Workshop, Fredericksburg, VA
2007

Annual Juried Summer Exhibit, ]un./July, The Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC
The Book As Art Exhibition, 20th Anniversary Show, National Museum of Women In the Arts, Washington, DC
Story Time, Corcoran 2007 Print Portfolio, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC
LibertyTown Arts Workshop December Group Exhibition, Fredericksburg, VA
2006

Thinking Voodoo, Corcoran 2006 Print Portfolio, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC
2005
LibertyTown Arts Workshop November Group Show
, Fredericksburg, VA
Annual juried Summer Exhibition
, The Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC
P
ower In Print, Amity Arts Foundation Exchange Portfolio, Capital Hilton, Southern Graphics Council Conference, Washington DC
Twenty Tears of the Corcoran Print Portfolio, Southern Graphics Council Conference, Corcoran College of Art, Washington, DC
20/20 Vision, Corcoran 2005 Print Portfolio, District Fine Arts, Washington, DC
Winter Exhibition, Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MA
Union Printmakers, Invitational Show, Washington, DC
2004
November Group Exhibition
, LibertyTown Arts Workshop, Fredericksburg, VA
Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Hemicycle Gallery, Washington, DC
Blues, Corcoran 2004 Print Portfolio, District Fine Arts, Washington, DC

Virginia Featured Artist/January 2004, Ste. Felix Gallery, Occoquan, VA
2003-2002

Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Hemicycle Gallery, Washington, DC
Do's and Don'ts, Corcoran 2003 Print Portfolio, Gallery K at Dupont Circle, Washington, DC
Virginia Featured Artist/June 2003, Ste. Felix Gallery, Occoquan, VA
The Corcoran College of Art and Design Faculty Show, Corcoran White Walls Gallery, Washington, DC
Art First Gallery & Studios, Member Exhibition, Fredericksburg, VA
2001

An Artist's View, Fredericksburg Area Museum, Fredericksburg, VA
Members Winter Exhibition, Art First Gallery & Studios, Fredericksburg, VA
2000

Under One Roof, Members Exhibition, Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC
Enigmatic Geometries, American Center For Physics, College Park, MD
Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, The George Washington University, Dimock Gallery, Washington, DC
1999

Artists for Health, Fleming-Morgan Access Center, Whitman-Walker Clinic, Washington, DC
Damnation, Corcoran 1999 Portfolio, Gallery K at Dupont Circle, Washington, DC
Wrapping Up the 20th Century, Members Exhibition, Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC
MFA Thesis Exhibition, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

PUBLIC SPEAKING, JUROR AND VISITING ARTIST VENUES

• Panel Member, Embassy of Chile, Panel discussion on “Artists Books: Art, Politics and Process”, November 2016
• Guest Speaker, Maryland Art Association, Rockville, MD, lecture on artist's books and personal work to association membership, November 2015
• Juror, For the Record: Artfully Historic D.C. Exhibition, Historical Society of Washington, D.C., March 2015
• Juror, Different Perspectives, Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, March 2015
• Juror, Pulp, Liberty Town Arts Workshop, Fredericksburg, VA, February 2015
• Demonstrator, Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair, Silver Spring, MA, November 2014
• Visiting Artist, University of MD , Baltimore County, Lecture on personal work to book and print classes, September 30th, 2013
• Guest Speaker, "The Language of Books," La Biblioteca, Teatro Santa Ana, July 11, 2013, The Pittman Study Away Program, Artists in Residency Program
• Guest Speaker," Catalyst for Change: The Work of lira Schreiber-Noll," The Goeth-Institut, Washington, DC, September 2012
• Visiting Artist and workshop instructor, Cleveland Institute of Art , OH, February 2012
• Guest Speaker, "A New Chapter: Defining the Artists' Book In the Digital Age," Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, Annapolis, MD,
An of the Book Invited Exhibition, June 2011

• Guest Speaker, Beyond Text: Contemporary Book Art, Panel Discussion, November 4, 2010, Featuring the work and discussion by three of the artists from the Beyond Text exhibition: Maria Barbosa, Kerry McAleer-Keeler, and Gretchen Schermerhorn. The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, Montgomery College, MD
• Visiting Artist and guest speaker, Addressed art students about personal book and print work, Mount Holyoke College, MA , October 2010
• Invited guest speaker for exhibition opening day of The Book As Art, Artists' Books from the National Museum of Women In the Arts Exhibition, 2007
• Fredericksburg Academy, Fredericksburg, VA, Visiting Guest Artist, March 2008
• Moderator, For Panel:
Coalition of the Willing, Southern Graphics Council Conference 2005, Washington, DC

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS
• 500 Handmade Books, Vol 2, Lark Books, September 2013 "For the Birds" 2011 piece
• Finding an Academic Home in the Book Arts Community" by K McAleer-Keeler, Parenthesis 23 Journal, The Journal
of Fine Press Book Association, Autumn 2012, Paul Razzell, editor
• Artists Create Works Inspired by Literature," by Theresa Winslow, The Star Democrat, Easton, MD, June 23, 2011
• A New Chapter of Fundraising: St. John's Benefit Features Book Art," by Theresa Winslow, Capital Gazette, June 5, 2011
• Letterpress Image provided for "Everything Is Paint," a book by Scott Ligon, Random House Publishing, Spring 2010
• Northern Virginia Art Beat, Review of Target Gallery Show; Pandora's Box, Falls Church News Press, June 18, 2009

Studio Visits Magazine, artist profile, Vol. 2, Fall 2008, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA
• In Fight exhibition review, Dave Smalley, The Free Lance-Star, Weekender, Fred. VA, May '08
•The Book As Art, Artists' Books from the National Museum of Women In the Arts, Krystyna Wasserman, Princeton Architectural Press,
New
York, 2007
Works represented on pp. 23, 118 &
119 (Note: Image on back cover.)
•Ben Sellers, Local artist Kerry McAleer-Keeler thinks inside the box, The Free Lance-Star, Life Section, Jan. 27, 2006
•Claudia Rousseau, variety of Realist Winter Offerings on View in Bethesda, The Gazette, Dec. 23, 2004
•Cameron Barr, Postcards From the Waters Edge, The Washington Post, Metro Sec., Oct. 4, 2004 p. B01
•Elan Magazine, N. Virginia, Great Falls, VA, June 2003, p.14 photo
•Marty Morrison, Art First's Tenth, The Free Lance-Star, Weekender, Thurs. Aug. 1, 2002, pp.5 photo
•Louis Jacobson, "The Road Less Traveled" and "The Laws of Threes "Washington City Paper September 14, 2001 pp.82
•Washington Review, Vol. XXVII, no.1-2, June/July/Aug./ Sept., Solo Exhibition Previews, pp.15
• Natalie Hopkinson, "Art That’s At Home In Physics Building---Enigmatic Geometries Blends Science, Aesthetic "The Washington Post, Prince George's Extra/Thursday, May 18, 2000 pp.29

RESIDENCIES AND COMMISSIONS

Arquetopia International Artist-in-Residence Program, August 2015 in Puebla, Mexico in the research area of Pre-Columbian and Baroque
Printmaking Techniques

The Society of Cincinnati, Archival Clamshell Box Commission, Washington, DC, 2014
Stafford Hospital Center, Commission piece for the Newborn Ward, Stafford, VA, 2009
Moving Parts: a limited edition of artist's books representing a theme or performance from CityDance, 2008/09 season in conjunction with Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD
• Binder for Russian artist, Vera Khlebnikova 2005 Library Fellows Award, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Book entitled:
Women Concerned in Art, Edition of 125--Book part of the Book As Art, Artists' Books from the National Museum of Women In the Arts 20th Anniversary Show, National Museum of Women In the Arts, Washington, DC, 2007

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
•Member of the College Book Art Association, Board of Directors
Appointed to Vice President of the organization in January of 2014
Appointed to Steering Committee in spring of 2013
•Member, American Printing History Association
•Member, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD
•Member, College Art Association, New York, NY

•Faculty Artist-In-Residence/The Pittman Study Away Program in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico,
Corcoran College of Art & Design, June-July 2013

•Curator of the Agents of Change exhibition which included books and prints that documented and explored issues as poverty, woman's rights,
race relations, the environment, war, reproductive and minority
rights, huger and homelessness. Corcoran Gallery 31, October 2011
•Selected to provide artist workshop at Belmont Museum, Fredericksburg, VA , 2007