Rosy Keyser, Ghost Sieve, 2017. Aluminum enamel, oil enamel, desert aggregate graphite, sawdust, spray paint on oil-primed linen, steel pipes. 86 x 60 x 36 in.

Rosy Keyser

Rosy Keyser’s work addresses the latent possibilities of elements and materials, both quotidian and eccentric, in various states of instability and transformation. An interest in the correspondences between free composition, sound, philosophy, poetry, anthropology, and humor underlies her work.

Recent and Sketchy, an exhibition at the Locker Plant of new work by Keyser made during her residency, was part of the 2017 Chinati Weekend program. Later in October, The Insensate Foot, a small exhibition of Keyser’s cantilever paintings, was on view for one night in one of Donald Judd’s unfinished concrete buildings located in the southwest corner of the Chinati Foundation property.

Rosy Keyser received a BFA from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY and a MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. She has participated in numerous group shows internationally and held solo exhibitions at galleries in Austin, TX; Berlin, Germany; Los Angeles, CA; and New York, NY. Work by the artist is included in permanent collections of the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art; Humlebæk, Denmark; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; and the Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME. Keyser lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Medusa, NY.