Keith Graham

Bio

Keith Graham is an artist and educator born in Bend, Oregon and currently living in New York City. He studied with Fred Hagstrom at Carleton College and Karen Kunc at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he received his MFA in 2016.Keith’s prints, installations and artists books combine crisp representation and casual experimentation to address themes including elegy, memory, place and emptiness. His work is driven by close observation of his surroundings and reflects a fascination with the details of everyday life, drawing from sources such as personal history, the built environment, song lyrics and conversation fragments. As an educator Keith has been involved with institutions including Carleton College, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. He is currently involved in a long-term collaborative print project with the Virginia based artist Dean Dass, entitled Dimness, which will conclude in Fall 2017.