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ANDRE KEICHIAN

 

b. 1984, Houston, Texas

Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

andre[dot]keichian@gmail[dot]com

 

EDUCATION

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2016    California Institute of the Arts | MFA Photo & Media, Specialization: Integrated Media | Valencia, CA          

 

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

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2016    at land’s edge Research Fellowship

            California Institute of the Arts Bartman Grant

            California Institute of the Arts Dean’s Grant

            California Institute of the Arts Merit Scholarship

2015    California Institute of the Arts Bartman Grant

            California Institute of the Arts Interdisciplinary Grant

            California Institute of the Arts Merit Scholarship

2014    Dashboard Co-Op 2014 Roster Artist-in-Residence 2014-2016

2013    Southwest Airlines Art & Social Engagement Project Finalist

            WonderRoot Community Arts Center Grant Recipient

            Ossabaw Island Residency

2012    The Creatives Project Artist-In-Residence 2012-2014

            WonderRoot Walthall Artist Fellow 

            The Forward Foundation Emerging Artist Award Finalist

 

EXHIBITIONS

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2018    against the grain | table | Chicago, Illinois (forthcoming)
            Aint I A Womxn? | Dirty Looks |Los Angeles, CA
            Doings & Imaginings | Outfest Film Festival | REDCAT | Los Angeles, CA

2017    Picture Newspaper | Murmur Gallery | Atlanta, GA

2016    Anti-Camera | The Bindery Projects | Minneapolis, MN

            BACKSTROKES: a movement across name, place & time | CalArts | Valencia, CA

            De la Tierra A la Tierra | Metropolitan Cultural Center | Quito, Ecuador                                             

            Exit Interview | Human Resources | Los Angeles, CA 

2015    HOTEL THEORY MEETS WRECKING BALL MANIFESTO | RedCat | Los Angeles, CA

            Pause | Zuckerman Museum of Art | Kennesaw, GA

            Debussy | Ashes-Ashes Gallery | Los Angles, CA          

2014    COSMS | Dashboard Cooperative Group Show | Atlanta, GA

            hymhouse | Eyedrum Arts Center | Atlanta, GA

            Playhouse | Site Specific Public Project | Atlanta, GA

            Sumptuary | Mint Gallery | Atlanta, GA

2013    ONE ONE | MOCA GA | Atlanta, GA

            WABI SABI | Swan Coach House | Atlanta, GA

            Momentum: Exit to the Future | The Goat Farm Arts Center |Atlanta, GA

2012    Convergence: Six Artists, One Space | The Goats Farm Arts Center | Atlanta, GA      

2011    BurnAway | Krog Street Studios | Atlanta, GA

            My Sweet Sweet | Dalton Gallery | Decatur, GA                                    

2010    FLUX Projects | Atlanta, GA

            Mondo Cine Film Festival | Eyedrum Arts Center | Atlanta, GA

            HOARD | Kavarna Gallery | Atlanta, GA

2009    Inauguración, Colegio de Abogados de San Isidro | Buenos Aires, Argentina 

            Visuales Presentación de Videos | El Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas | BsAs, Argentina

2008    Table Ready | Beep Beep Gallery | Atlanta, GA

 

TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS

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2016    Un-Panel Conversation I | Panel Presentation | Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery | Los Angeles, CA

2014    COSMS | Artist Lecture | Atlanta, GA

2013    Ru Paul Cross Stitch Animation Workshop | WonderRoot Community Arts Center | Atlanta, GA

            ONE ONE | Artist Lecture | MOCA GA | Atlanta, GA              

2012    Studies in Sexuality: Queering/ Embodiment: Materiality Beyond Identity | Lecture | Emory University | Atlanta, GA

2010    Queer Visibilities Conference: Studies in Sexuality | Lecture | Emory University | Atlanta, GA

            College Arts Colloquium | Lecture | Agnes Scott College | Decatur, GA

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2018    Photographer Teacher| New York Film Academy| Burbank, CA 

            Teaching Artist | Urban Arts Partnership | Los Angeles, CA

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2017    Teaching Artist | Urban Arts Partnership | Los Angeles, CA

2016    Teaching Assistant to Ron Athey | California Institute of the Arts

            Teaching Assistant to Ron Athey | California Institute of the Arts

            Teaching Assistant to Nancy Mithlo | California Institute of the Arts

2015    Teaching Assistant to Nao Bustamante | California Institute of the Arts

            Photography and Visual Arts Educator | CAP Community Arts Partnership | Los Angeles, CA

2014    Photography and Visual Arts Educator | Perkerson Middle School | Atlanta, GA

            Photography and Visual Arts Educator | Bethel Church Summer Arts Program | Atlanta, GA

2013    Photography and Visual Arts Educator | Perkerson Middle School | Atlanta, GA

            How do I look? | Guest Critic | Agnes Scott College | Decatur, GA

2012    Digital Photo Workshop Instructor | High Museum | Atlanta, GA

 

COLLABORATIONS & ORGANIZATIONS

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2016    at land’s edge | co-organizer + research fellow | Los Angeles, CA

2016    Equity & Diversity Student Representative | California Institute of the Arts | Valencia, CA

2015    Feminist Works Project | co-organizer | California Institute of the Arts | Valencia, CA

 

PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS

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Abernathy, Jeremy. “Breaking News: The Creatives Project’s Four New Residency       

    Winners.” BurnAway. September 27, 2012.

Abghari, Neda. “2012-2014 Resident Artists Announcement.” The Creatives Project. October, 2012.

Cash, Stephanie. “Dashboard Co-Op Announces Artists for 2014.” BurnAway. November 19, 2013.

Cullum, Jerry. “Review: Two MOCA GA exhibitions show evolution of Georgia art from 1980s to now.” ArtsATL. May 23, 2013.

Hall, Floyd. “WonderRoot Artist Feature – Andre Keichian.” WonderRoot Podcast Series. April 20, 2013.

Gale, Nikita and Andre Keichian. “Talking Heads: Leaving Atlanta in Pursuit of an MFA.” BurnAway. July 14, 2014.

Ginestra, Maggie. “Loveseat: Andre Keichian with Nell Ruby.” BurnAway. November 11, 2013.

Ginestra, Maggie. “Walthall Artist Fellows Talks with Mentors.” Temporary Art Review. January 29, 2013.

Parker, Jason. “2012 Walthall Artist Fellow Andre Keichian.” Art Relish. April 10, 2013.

Pousner, Howard. “Dashboard Co-Op picks 12 artists for 2014.” Atlanta Journal Constitution. Novermber 22, 2013.

Ruby, Nell. “Andre Keichian recognized as noteworthy emerging artist.” ArtAgnesScott. April 25, 2012.

Williams, Wyatt. “Dashboard Co-op announces artists for 2014.” Creative Loafing. November 18, 2013.

Williams, Wyatt. “Emerging artists selected by WonderRoot get a break at MOCA GA.” Creative Loafing. April 13, 2013.