KELLY POPOFF

kellypopoff@gmail.com

kellypopoff.org

Born 1972, Akron, Ohio 
Lives and works in Greenfield, MA


 EDUCATION

2001 MFA The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, NC - Painting 


1995 BFA Miami University, Oxford, Ohio – Painting and Ceramics

 SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 


2019  New Work, June and John Alcott Gallery, The University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, NC

2016  O Children, Herter Gallery, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 

2014 Rock on Doily, Augusta Savage Gallery, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 

2013 The Fiction of Science,
Mazmanian Gallery, Framingham State University, Framingham, MA
 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2018  Anti-Nostalgia, The Carrack, curated by elin o’Hara slavick and Olivia Huntley, Durham, NC

 2018  We Grow Accustomed to the Dark, Herter Gallery, curated by Omid Shekari, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

2018  Red, White and Blue, Brookline Arts Center, curated by Camilo Alvarez of Samson Gallery, Boston, MA

2016 Works on Paper – 2016, The Long Beach Island Foundation of Arts and Sciences, curated by Carter E. Foster, Steven and Ann Ames Curator of Drawing at the Whitney Museum of American Art 

2016 Open Call NNE (North-Northeast) 2016, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, curated by Richard Klein (director of The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum), Brattleboro, VT

2012 Amherst Biennial, Amherst, MA


2011 Drawing Resurfaced, Purdue University, Purdue University Gallery


2010 Third Coast National, curated by Trenton Doyle Hancock at KSpace Contemporary, Corpus Christi, TX


2010 Love or Something Like Love, Lexington Arts Council, Lexington, KY


2010 Withdrawn: Contemporary International Drawing Exhibition at The Drawing Room, Budapest, Hungary


2009 Drawing Discourse: an annual exhibition of Contemporary Drawing, group exhibition curated by Deborah Rockman at The University of North Carolina –Asheville’s Tucker Cooke Gallery, Asheville, NC


2008 Dialogues: A Series of Group Exhibitions, Open Forums and Panel Discussions (Painting Segment), group exhibition curated by Lain York at Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN


 GRANTS/ AWARDS /HONORS

2019  Vermont Studio Center, Clowes Fund Fellowship and Residency

2018 Millay Colony for the Arts Residency 

2017 Vermont Studio Center, The Artist’s Resource Trust Fellowship and Residency

2017  Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Artist Grant

2016  Sustainable Arts Foundation Promise Award

2016  Finalist Award, Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship in Painting

2015 The Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant

2014 Short-listed for 100 Painters of Tomorrow, Thames and Hudson / Kurt Beers

2013 Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant 


2012 Dave Bown Projects – 5th Semiannual Competition 


2004 Individual Artist Fellowship, Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus, OH 

2002 Emerging Artist Grant, Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC


ARTIST REGISTRIES 


 2017 – present,  Peirogi Flat File Program, New York, NY

2010 – present, The Drawing Center, New York, NY