2016      Ostensibly Stable, Happy Lucky No. 1 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2014      One Day Something Came to the Window
             Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts.

             The Welcome Obstacle, South Gallery, Greenfield
             Community College, Greenfield, Massachusetts.

2010-11 Erratics in the Wood, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA.         

2004      The Drawn Idea: Sculpture and Drawings, Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst
             The Drawn Idea
, The Gallery, Mt. Ida College, Newton, Massachusetts.

2003      The Drawn Idea, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, Massachusetts.

2001      40 Drawings, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts.

1999      Sculpture, Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg,         

1998      New Work, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

1997     Sculpture, Hiestand Gallery, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

1996     Sculpture, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

1992     Barrows Exhibition Rotunda, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New 

1991     Lillian Immig Gallery, Emmanuel College, Boston.

1983     Nesto Gallery, Milton Academy, Milton, Massachusetts.


2023   Quiet Light, curated by Nina Nielsen and John Baker, Concord Art, Concord, MA.

           Krakow-Witkin Gallery Annual Aids Benefit Exhibition (on-line), Boston, MA.

2022   Krakow Witkin Gallery Annual Aids Benefit Exhibition (on-line), Boston, MA.

2021   Building Collage, Design Building Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

           Krakow Witkin Gallery Annual Aids Benefit Exhibition (on-line,) Boston, MA. 

2019    9 x 9, Pulp Gallery, Holyoke, MA.  

            Dress Rehearsal, Pulp Gallery, Holyoke, MA.

            Amherst College Studio Faculty Exhibition, Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst
2018     Boston Does Boston XI, Proof Gallery, Boston, MA.

2017     Arts at AmhersSpring Festival 2017 Arts Faculty Showcase, Mead Art 
            Museum, Amherst College.

2016     FORGET WHAT I SAID, A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, MA.

2015     Synecdoche: Simultaneous Understanding, Oxbow Gallery, 
            Northampton, MA, (curated by Deborra Stewart-Pettengill.)

            Sheila Pepe: From Space to Place, Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College 
            (installation, w/group show curated by Sheila Pepe.)

2014     Inaugural (Director's Choice), on-line exhibit, Nielsen Gallery.

2012     Revisions, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn Artists’ Space, Brooklyn, NY.

2011     Chain Letter, Samsøn Projects, Boston.

            Amherst College Studio Faculty Exhibition, Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst 

2010     InCite Arts Festival 2010: Reunited, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, 
            NY.; Boston University Alumni Exhibition.

2007-08 Sculpture, Etc., Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

2006     Artist’s Resource Trust: The First Ten Years, Trustman Art Gallery, 
            Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts.

2005     Damien DiBona and Carol Keller, Wooster Art Center, New York, NY. 

            Landscape 5, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

2004     March Heat and Summer Invitational, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

2003     Faculty Exhibition, Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, M.A.

2002     Sculptors’ Drawings, Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, 
            Williamsburg, Virginia.

2001     Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of 
            North Carolina, Greensboro.

            Works on Paper, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

2000     Vault Series V: Black and White, New Bedford Art Museum, New 
            Bedford, MA.

            Small Works – Big Ideas, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

1999     Nielsen Gallery 35th Anniversary, Part II – New Works, Nielsen Gallery.   

1998     Contemporary Sculpture and Sculptors’ Drawings, Rose Art Museum, 
            Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts.

            Sculpture Invitational, Provincetown Art Association Galleries,         
            Provincetown, Massachusetts.

1996     The Eighth Triennial, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, Massachusetts.

1995     Ordinary Object – Extraordinary Experience, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

           Two-Person Exhibition, Galerie Mourlot, Boston.

1994    Summer Invitational, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

1993    Crossing the Line: Abstraction/Figuration, Nielsen Gallery, Boston.

1992    New England New Talent, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA.


2019   Residency, MacDowell, Musa McKim Guston Fellow


           Faculty Research Award Program Grant, Amherst College

2018   Senior Sabbatical Fellowship, Amherst College

2014   Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

          Residency, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Ireland

          Faculty Research Award Program Grant, Amherst College

          Senior Sabbatical Fellowship, Amherst College

2012   Senior Sabbatical Fellowship, Amherst College

2008   Distinguished Alumni Award, Boston University College of Fine Arts

2000   Residency, Bogliasco Foundation, Bogliasco, Italy

          Visiting Artist Residency, American Academy in Rome

1999   John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

1998   Artist’s Resource Trust Fund Grant

1997   Finalist, New England Foundation for the Arts Fellowships in Sculpture

1991   Prize, International Sculpture Center Competition

1989   Finalist, Massachusetts Council for the Arts Artists Fellowships in Drawing

1987   Residency, The MacDowell Colony

1986   Ingram Merrill Foundation Award

1985   M.I.T. Council for the Arts Grant

          Grant-in-Aid, St. Botolph Club Foundation

1983   Painting Prize, Smallworks ’83, University of Massachusetts/Amherst


Ballinglen Museum of Contemporary Art, Ballycastle, Ireland

Cordier Auditorium Collection, Manchester University

Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, Massachusetts

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University


2018 Loreto, Paola, and Lawrence Venuti, translator. houses / stripped, (chapbook), Toad Press, cover.

2018 Corbett, William.  All Prose, 2nd edition, "Carol Keller's New Work," (Pressed Wafer), pp. 97-99.

2014 Loreto, Paola. Ada, (poem), Gattili, cover.

2010 McQuaid, Cate. “Danforth finds the ties that bind,” The Boston Globe, December 12, 2010, p. N6.

2006 Loreto, Paola.  Addio al Decoro, (volume of poems), Aretusa, cover.

2004 Fife Day, Meredith. “The Drawn Idea: Sculpture and Drawings by Carol Keller,” Art New England, April/May 2004, p. 27.

2003 McQuaid, Cate. “Galleries: Exhibit shows different dimensions of an artist’s evolution: The Drawn Idea: Sculpture and Drawings by Carol Keller,” The Boston Globe, December 12, 2003, p. E18.

Hill, Shawn. “Gallery Gallery: The Drawn Idea: Sculpture and Drawings by Carol Keller”, artsMEDIA, December 2003, pp. 9-10.

2001 Corbett, William. All Prose, “Carol Keller’s New Work,” 2001,  Zoland Books,  pp. 78-80.

McQuaid, Cate. “Galleries,” The Boston Globe, February 1, 2001, p. C3.

Parcellin, Paul. “Subtlety in tones: Carol Keller – 40 Drawings,” Boston’s Journal of Visual Art, Film and Video, February 2001.

2000 Tarlow, Lois. “Turning Points,” Art New England, 20th Anniversary Issue, Dec./Jan. 2000, pp. 24-26.

Corbett, Bill. “The Nielsen Gallery at 35: 35th Anniversary Exhibition,” artsMEDIA, January 2000, pp. 20-21.

1999 Tarlow, Lois. “Profile: Carol Keller,” Art New England, April/May 1999, pp. 23-25.

1998 McQuaid, Cate. “Galleries: Painted Objects With a Mind of Their Own: Carol Keller – New Work at Nielsen Gallery,” The Boston Globe, December 10, 1998, pp. C1, C3.

Temin, Christine. “Two Blossoms at the Rose: Modern Sculptors’ Two- and Three-dimensional Pieces and Robert Smithson’s Photos Grace Brandeis Museum,” The Boston Globe, December 11, 1998, pp. D1, D2.

1996 Raymond, David. “Carol Keller/New Sculpture at the Nielsen Gallery,” Art New England, October/November 1996, p. 58.

Unger, Miles. “Carol Keller at Nielsen Gallery,” Sculpture Magazine, September 1996, p. 62.


1980         M.F.A. in Sculpture, Boston University School for the Arts.

1974.        B.A., Manchester College (now Manchester University), North Manchester, Indiana.


2004-2021 Professor of Art, Amherst College.  2021-  Professor Emerita.

2003-4       Visiting Lecturer in Art, Amherst College.

2001          Artist in Residence, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

1999          Co-taught Summer Sculpture Workshop, New York Studio School  of    
                  Drawing, Painting and Sculpture.

1997-2002 Assistant Professor, Boston University School for the Arts

1996, 1997 Intensive Summer Workshops in Sculpture, Miami University, 
                   Oxford, Ohio.

1989-97     Teaching Associate, Boston University School for the Arts.