Keith J. Varadi

Keith J. Varadi received his MFA in 2011 from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA and a BFA in Printing and Printmaking from the Mason Gross School of Art at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. Research, narrative, intuition, humor, and vulnerability are crucial to his practice. He has mounted solo exhibitions at Galerie Tobias Naehring, Leipzig, Germany; Et al., San Francisco, California; Cooper Cole, Toronto, Ontario; Night Gallery, Los Angeles, California; Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy; Retrospective, Hudson, New York; David Shelton Gallery, Houston, Texas; among others. His work has been included in several group exhibitions in the United States, and additionally, in Mexico, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, England, Belgium, and Italy. His writing has been featured in such publications as Art in America, Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, Kaleidoscope, LEAP, and Spike Art Quarterly. In 2016, he released a book of poetry and photography titled LIFE TASK and a 7” record titled MASK LIFE. Prelude To The Future, a collection of new poems, was released this past September in conjunction with his most recent solo exhibition at Galerie Tobias Naehring.

Keith J. Varadi; Must See Painting, 2013; oil and acrylic on canvas, artist frame; 27 1/8 x 38 in.
Keith J. Varadi; Return of the Flood, 2014; oil on canvas; 48 x 36 in.
Keith J. Varadi; Slow Limp, 2014; oil on canvas; 48 x 36 in.
Keith J. Varadi; Baritone Spasm, 2014; oil on canvas; 48 x 36 in.
Keith J. Varadi; Muddled Mane, 2015; oil on canvas; 24 x 18 in.
Keith J. Varadi; Nothing Feels, 2014; oil on canvas; 24 x 18 in.
Keith J. Varadi; She Says, 2014; oil on canvas; 24 x 18 in.