Keith Duncan

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Keith Duncan was born in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana in 1967. He received a BFA from Louisiana State University, and an MFA from Hunter College (CUNY) New York, NY. The CUE Arts Foundation New York presented a solo exhibition of his work, followed by inclusion of all works from the exhibition in Prospect.2 by curator Dan Cameron. Further solo exhibitions include the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi, Mississippi and Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Duncan was included in Thelma Golden’s “Black Romantic” exhibition at the Studio Museum in Harlem in 2002. Further selected group exhibitions include the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, LA, Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum in Lafayette, LA, Art in General, David Beitzel Gallery, Rush Arts Gallery, Williamsburg Music Center, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx River Arts Center, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Pontiac, MI, Tustin Center, Philadelphia, PA, and the Artist Center & Gallery, Richmond, VA. Duncan is included in the permanent collections of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and the New Orleans Museum of Art. His awards include the Camille Cosby Fellowship, The Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, and in 2001 his work was commissioned for NASA. Residencies include Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME. Duncan has taught art for over twenty years in New York and New Orleans. Duncan currently resides in New Orleans and is represented by Fort Gansevoort, New York.


EDUCATION

1994                Master of Fine Arts in Studio Arts, Hunter College, New York, NY
1989                Bachelor of Fine Arts, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019                Fort Gansevoort, New York, NY
                        Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2017                Creative Arts Alliances (CANO) Space, New Orleans, LA
                       Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, MS
2014                TwentyoneFourteen Gallery, New Orleans, LA
                        Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, LA
                        Dillard University Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2013                The Joan Mitchell Center Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2012                Barrister Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2011                Canary Arts Collective, New Orleans, LA
2010                CUE Arts Foundation, New York, NY
Artsproject and GSL Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2009               GSL Arts Projects, New Orleans, LA
2008               GSL Arts Projects, New Orleans, LA
1998                Danny Simmons’ Corridor Gallery Brooklyn, NY
1996                Independent Arts Gallery, Queens, NY
1995                TallerBoricua Gallery, New York, NY

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2019 Per(sister): Incarcerated Women of Louisiana, Newcomb Art Museum at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
2018                Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA
2017                Barrister’s Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2016                N.O.C.C.A Institute Gallery, New Orleans, LA
                        New Orleans Art Center, New Orleans, LA    
2015                Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
2014                The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA
                        Williamsburg Music Center, Brooklyn, NY
2013                The Joan Mitchell Center Gallery, New Orleans, LA
                        Octavia Gallery, New Orleans, LA
                        2114 Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Art in General, David Beitzel Gallery, New York, NY
2011                Prospect 2 New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
                        M Francis Gallery, New Orleans, LA
                        NASA/Art: 50 years, Smithsonian National Museum, Washington, D.C.
2010                Urban Individualist Gallery, Richmond, VA
2009               Intercultural Museums Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2007               Adam Clayton Powell Gallery, New York, NY
2006               Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
2002               Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
2000               The Gallery, American Bible Society, New York, NY
2001                Williamsburg Music Center, Brooklyn, NY
1999                Bronx River Arts Center & Gallery, Bronx, NY
1997                Art In General Gallery, New York, NY
1996                David Beitzel Gallery, New York, NY
1995                The Museum of Contemporary Art, Pontiac, MI
                        Tustin Center, Philadelphia, PA
                        Artist Center & Gallery, Richmond, VA
1994                P.S. 122 Gallery, New York, NY 

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2016                Commission for N.O.R.D.C. and WTNO/Arts Council, New Orleans, LA
2015                Commission for Jazz and Heritage Foundation, New Orleans, LA
2013                Joan Mitchell Foundation, Residency Pilot program, New Orleans, LA
2012                The Drop Program Grant
2010                CUE Foundation Grant
2000               NASA Commission
1997                Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant
1990                Artist in Residence, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
Camille Cosby Fellowship Grant

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA