• Bio:


    Keisha Scarville (b. Brooklyn, NY; lives Brooklyn, NY) weaves together themes dealing with transformation, place, and the unknown. She studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology and Parsons/The New School. Her work has shown at the Studio Museum of Harlem, The Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia, Rush Arts Gallery, BRIC Arts Media House, Lesley Heller Gallery, Contact Gallery in Toronto, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Center for Photography at Woodstock, the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, Museum of Contemporary Diasporan Arts, Baxter St CCNY, Lightwork, and The Brooklyn Museum of Art. Scarville has taken part in residencies at Vermont Studio Center, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Program, BRIC Workspace Residency Program, and Light Work Residency Program. Her work has been featured and reviewed in the New York Times, Vice, Transition, Nueva Luz, Small Axe, The Village Voice, and Hyperallgeric. Collections include the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. Currently, Scarville is an adjunct faculty member at the International Center of Photography and Parsons School of Art & Design in New York.

  • Upcoming Exhibitions:

    November 1st - December 13th 2018 (artist talk November 1st 6pm)
    Lightwork, Syracuse

    Placelessness of Echoes (and kinship of shadows)
    June 7 – July 7, 2018
    Baxter Street CCNY

    The Last Place They Thought Of
    April 27th - August 12th, 2018 (reception April 27th 6pm-8pm)
    Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia

    Elegy: Selections from Mama's Clothes
    April 20th - May 20th, 2018 (reception April 20th, 6pm-8pm)
    Lesley Heller Gallery

    Revival: Contemporary Pattern and Decoration
    April 4th - June 6th, 2018 (reception April 4, 6:30pm-9:30pm)
    Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos

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  • Upcoming Events:

    Artist-led Talk & Tour
    Longwood Art Gallery @Hostos
    Wednesday, April 25, 2018 6:00 - 8:00pm

    Artist Talk with curator, Daniella Rose King
    Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia
    Wednesday, May 9th 6pm