Keegan Luttrell is a multi-media artist living and working in Berlin. She completed her MFA in sculpture at Mills College in Oakland, California in 2013. She graduated from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2008 with a BFA in Art History, Theory and Criticism and a concentration in Photography. She has exhibited her works in Berlin, London, Geneva, Athens, San Francisco, Oakland, New York City, Austin, Baltimore and Boston. Luttrell explores themes of vulnerability, fear and protection, emphasising the most fragile aspects of human existence through sculpture, video and performance.  

Born in Knoxville, TN 1986, lives and works in Berlin, DE


2013    Mills College, MFA in Sculpture, Oakland CA
2008    Maryland Institute College of Art, BFA Art History, Photography Concentration, Baltimore MD
2007    International American University, Centre d’Art et Culture, Aix en Provence France

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions

2021    Hošek Contemporary, PALISADE, curated by Linda Toivio, Berlin DE
2019    Centrum Berlin, For Joan, curated by Max Weiland, Berlin DE
2017    DISPLAY, Armour, curated by Marie DuPasquier, Berlin DE
2016    Karibuni, Thread, curated by Hannah Glauner, Olive Barrel Collective, Berlin DE
2015    Foound, Identity Theft, curated by Fanny Arnaudo, Geneva CH
2013    Backstock Gallery, No Man’s Land, curated by David Yun, Oakland CA
2011    The Ellipsis Space at Will Brown Gallery, Like Ravens, curated by Roula Seilkaly                   and Will Brown, San Francisco CA
2011    Emporium Center Gallery, uproot, curated by Susanne Cada, Knoxville TN

Group Exhibitions

2022     Gewerbehof, Arts of the Working Class curated by Franziska Harnich &                                Mirjam Wendt, Berlin DE
2021     Napolean Complex, Hot Mess II, Curated by Yolandé Gouws &                                              Vanja Zanko, Berlin DE
2020     Prince Charles, Hot Mess, curated by Yolandé Gouws, Berlin DE
             Villa Lena Foundation, Autumn Exhibition, Tuscany IT
             Don’t Touch Me, curated by Rosie Reed, London UK
2019     Studio Alicja Kwade, Studio Exhibition + Warming, Berlin DE
2018     Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Young Urban Performing Arts Festival, Osnabrück DE
             UY Studios, Gender Archive, Berlin DE
             Milk Mountain, in the production of Faust at the Chicago Lyric Opera,                                Chicago IL
2017     Agora Collective, Fault Lines, Berlin DE
             Fata Morgana, Mitte Media Festival, Berlin DE
             The Living Gallery, Priestess, Brooklyn NY
             Paul Studios in conjunction with the Berlin Performing Arts Festival,                                      Fragile Matter, Berlin DE
             International Center of Photography, LIGHT YEAR, Digital Fairytales,                                New York NY
2016    Transmission Art Festival, Athens GR
2015     Project Space I/II/II, Erasure, Momentum Residency, Berlin DE
             Impact Hub, L’artfair, Geneva CH
             The Art Foundation in conjunction with Create an Accident, uP, Athens GR
2013     Google Headquarters, Image Search, Mountain View CA
             San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, NextNewCA, San Jose CA
             Mills College Art Museum, Compound Vision, Oakland CA
             Arc Gallery, Futures, San Francisco CA
2012     Incline Gallery, Ascent, San Francisco CA
             SOMArts, Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards,                                                   curated by Justin Charles Hoover, San Francisco CA
             The 1st International Santorini Biennale, Santorini GR
             Royal None Such Gallery, Fortnight: Take Shelter, Oakland CA
2008     Papa B Studios, I’m Not There, Brooklyn NY

Residencies, Awards & Other

2020             Winner of the Hošek Contemporary Art Prize
2019             Villa Lena Resident Artist
2017             Currently Represented by Art Jaws,
2015             Momentum: A Center for Time - Based Media Residency in Berlin DE
2014    Featured Artist
2014             Gallery Crawl Nightlife Featured Artist at California Academy of Sciences
2014             Kala Institute Resident Artist
2013             Herringer Award for Excellence in Art
2013             Headlands Graduate Fellowship Nominee
2012             Murphy & Cadogan Fellowship in the Fine Arts
2012             Herringer Award for Excellence in Art
2011-2013    Affiliate with Lobot Gallery, Oakland CA
2011             Betsy Worden Resident Artist at the Emporium Center, Knoxville TN
2011-2013    Graduate Art Alumnae Scholarship, Mills College
2004-2008    Presidential Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art


2020    Texturmag interview by Juli Cordray.
2017     Emergency Index Performing Arts Publication.
2016    “Iconoclasta: Keegan Luttrell”,, by Gianfranco Pena Tores.
2015    “Artist Spotlight; Keegan Luttrell”,, by Tiffany Yau.
2015    “Examining Reason: Keegan Luttrell”, Nu Mode Magazine, by Irina  Romashevskaya. 
2014    “UPROOT: Keegan Luttrell”, SOUL Magazine by Viviana Miliaresi.
2013    “Compound Vision” at Mills College, by Lenora Lutz,
2013    Mills College MFA Exhibition, a ‘Compound Vision’, by Kristin Farr,
2013    MFA Now Annual Publication, Root Division San Francisco CA
2013    On the Horizon,  San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery .
2012    MFA Now Annual Publication, Root Division, San Francisco CA.

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