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,
2023 Mark Rothko Art Center, 4th Latvia Ceramics Biennale curated by Aivars Baronovskis, Daugavpils, LV
2022 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 / 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, www.artjaws.com
2015 Momentum: A Center for Time - Based Media Residency in Berlin DE
2014 Depict.com 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”, etereamagazine.com, by Gianfranco Pena Tores.
2015 “Artist Spotlight; Keegan Luttrell”, Depict.com, 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, SFAQonline.com.
2013 Mills College MFA Exhibition, a ‘Compound Vision’, by Kristin Farr,KQED.org.
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.