Surveillance Series: Resisting is Temporary, mm, 10
Margaret Keller works in oil, watercolor, installation, drawing, printmaking, digital media, game design and video. She examines the relationships between nature, contemporary culture and technology.
Her work has been exhibited in galleries, museums and collections in Berlin, Chicago, Atlanta, California, Ohio, Colorado, Missouri, Maryland, Wisconsin, Arkansas, New York, Beijing and others. Currently, her art is at Quadratfuß, NX2, Annex Art, Berlin/ Budapest and was recently at The Arkansas Art Center Museum in Little Rock and the RAC gallery in St. Louis. Keller has taught courses in drawing, design, painting and art history full-time since 1993. She also focuses on the curatorial and critical aspects of contemporary art. See Winter 2016 and Fall 2105 in the magazine All the Art for her newest reviews, along with June 2016 Temporaryartreview online. Her art reviews have appeared in ArtReview.com, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Art In America, the New Art Examiner and Review magazine.
Keller's work is featured in the newest edition of the book, Studio Visit, Volume 30, page 100-101.
In addition to painting, teaching and writing, she currently is gallery co-director of the Meramec Gallery of Contemporary Art in St. Louis, a position she has held since 1998. She has curated Everywhere and Elsewhere, showing regional and NYC painters in October 2015 and January 2016. Regarding Nature, Disseminate and 3 x 3 are among approximately fifty exhibitions she has curated at the gallery.
Keller has a degree in drawing from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a M.F.A. from Washington University in St. Louis in painting and printmaking. She studied the history of garden design at London University and also did post-graduate studies at Webster University in electronic media and at the University of Arizona. In 2003, Keller was a Visiting Associate Professor at Washington University in St. Louis and also taught the Summer Program in Florence, Italy, which included the Venice Biennale. She is currently a Professor of Art at St. Louis Community College-Meramec.