Keliy Anderson-Staley



MFA. Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY. 2006

BA. Hampshire College, Amherst, MA. 2001



[Hyphen-] Americans, New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, 2015

Found Unfound, Lawndale Art Center, 2015

On a Wet Bough, Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA, 2014

On a Wet Bough: Houston Portraits, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, 2014

On a Wet Bough, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX, 2014

[Hyphen] Americans: Keliy Anderson-Staley, Orange Coast College, CA, 2014

[Hyphen] Americans, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona, FL, 2012

Beyond What Was (with Darwin Nix), ArtSpace, New Haven, CT, 2012

Off the Grid, Hendrix College Art Gallery, Conway, AR, 2012

Off the Grid, University of Maine Art Gallery, Farmington, ME, 2012

[Hyphen] Americans, Palitz Gallery, Lubin House, New York, NY, 2012

Off the Grid, Norman Hall Gallery, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR, 2011

[Hyphen] Americans, Light Work Main Gallery, Syracuse, NY, 2011

Imagined Family Heirlooms, John Cleary Gallery, Houston, TX, 2011

Keliy Anderson-Staley: Photographic Objects, University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, AR, 2011

Eco-Diversity (with Jeff Whetstone), Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC, 2010

Keliy Anderson-Staley: Tintype Portraits, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, 2010

Off the Grid, Texas Woman’s University Art Gallery, Denton, TX, 2010

Riverside-Americans: Tintypes, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA, 2010

Keliy Anderson-Staley: Off the Grid and -Americans, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA, 2009



Small Project Grant, University of Houston, 2015

Clarence J. Laughlin Award, New Orleans Photo Alliance, 2014

Carol Crow Memorial Fellowship. Houston Center for Photography, 2014

New Faculty Grant. University of Houston, 2014

George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship, through Brown University, 2012

Named one of “100 under 100: Superstars of Southern Art” by Oxford American, 2012

Sally A. Williams Artist Assistance Fund, Arkansas Arts Council, 2012

Delta Award, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, 2012

Nominated for Santa Fe Prize in Photography, 2011

Funding Grant through Light Work, Syracuse, NY for Solo Exhibition, 2011

Light Work Artist-in-Residence Fellowship, 2010

Griffin Prize, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA, 2010

Puffin Foundation Grant, 2010

Runner-up, one of five, Aperture Foundation Portfolio Prize, 2009

Honorable Mention, “People, Places, Things,” EnFoco Photography Contest, 2009

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), Photography Fellow, 2008

Finalist, Duke Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize, 2008

First Prize and Solo Show Recipient, Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibit, Texas Woman’s University Art Gallery, Denton, TX, 2008



Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell Foundation, Bidwell Projects, Cleveland, OH

California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA

Sir Elton John Photography Collection

Haverford College Museum

Light Work, Syracuse, NY

Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Museum of Fine Art-Houston, Houston, TX

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona, FL



Catherine Edelman Gallery, AIPAD, New York, NY, 2015

Alumni Exhibition, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, 2015

Variations on Likeness, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton, OH, 2014

Invitation to Stare, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, 2014

I Make Myself, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, 2014

Line Up: Pattern, Type, Taxonomy, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 2014

Print Auction, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, 2014

Framed and Ready, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2014

Light Work Fine Print Program, Light Work Gallery, Syracuse, NY, 2014

Talent in Texas V, Houston Center for Photography & Fotofest Gallery, Houston, TX, 2013

Making Pictures of People, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, 2013

Computer Aided, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA, 2013

Dirigo: Maine Women Pioneers, University of New England, Portland, ME, 2013

Failures, Lyon College, Batesville, AR, 2013

Somewhere in the South, Rebekah Jacob Gallery, Charleston, SC, 2013

Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian, Washington, DC, 2013

Between Past and Present: Historic Photographic Processes and the Winslow Homer Studio, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME, 2012

Installed, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2012

Dust and Scratches, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia, 2012

The Playhouse Cube: a video projection, The Lot at Artspace, New Haven, CT, 2012

Shared Southern Stories, Emily Amy Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2012

Unlived Histories, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC, 2012

54th Annual Delta Exhibition, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, 2012

Contemporary American Portraits, In Focus Gallery, Cologne, Germany, 2011

Stalking the Wild Asparagus, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2011

100 Portraits, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia, 2011

Wet Plate and Mirrors, Jennifer Schwartz Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2011

Onward ’11, Ricoh’s Ring Cube Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2011

Photo National 2011, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME, 2011

Alternative Photographic Processes, Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY, 2011

Open Season, Flanders Art Gallery, Raleigh, NC, 2011

Photography: Gerlovin, Levy, Folberg, Weems, Anderson-Staley, Flomenhaft Gallery, New York, NY, 2010

Portraits, RayKo Art Center, San Francisco, CA, 2010

Recent Acquisitions: Collection of Allen Thomas, Wilson Arts Council. Spring Hope, NC, 2010

16th Juried Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA, 2010.

84th Annual International Competition, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2010

Going Forward Looking Back, Practicing Historic Photographic Processes in the 21st Century, Trustman Art Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA; University Art Gallery, UMASS/Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA, Maine Media Workshops, Rockport, ME, University of New England Art Gallery, Portland, ME. Traveling, 2009-2010

Connections, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY & San Francisco, CA, 2009

Fractions of Sight, Rockland Center for the Arts, Nyack, NY, 2009

Portraits, Center for Fine Art Photography, Denver, CO, 2009

Currents in Contemporary Photography, Flanders Art Gallery, Raleigh, NC, 2009

How Soon Is Now? AIM 28 Exhibit, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, 2008

Shelter, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR, 2008

Photography Re-Imagined, Tilt Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, 2008

Outside Over There, Aferro Gallery, Newark, NJ, 2008

Sun Pictures to Megapixels, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2007

Small Works, NYU Washington Square Gallery, New York, NY, 2007

Portrait and Place, International Center of Photography Educational Gallery, New York, NY, 2006

MA’s Select MFA’s, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY, 2005



Hampshire College Creative Media Institute, 2015

Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA, 2014

Artspace, New Haven, CT, 2012

Ramapo College, New Jersey, 2012

Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona, FL, 2012

Bakery Photo Collective, Westbrook, ME, 2012

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, 2011

Print Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2011

Light Work Artist-in-Residence Program, Syracuse, NY, 2010

Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY: Artists in the Marketplace, 2007



Keliy Anderson-Staley: On a Wet Bough. Waltz Books. Solo monograph. 2014

Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian. Exhibition catalogue. 2013

Installed: Exhibition Catalogue. Catherine Edelman Gallery. August, 2012

“[Hyphen] Americans: Keliy Anderson-Staley.” Contact Sheet. September, 2011




"Tyehimba." O: The Oprah Magazine. March, 2013

“The Onondaga Tintype Collection and the Work of Keliy Anderson-Staley.” Newsletter of the Onondaga Historical Association, Syracuse NY, 2012

“Light Work Annual.” Contact Sheet. Essay by Geoffrey Batchen. August, 2011

“Seine and Sensibility: Tintypes of Paris.” Conde Nast Traveler. August, 2011

“Kevin & Seamus.” Adbusters Magazine. May/June, 2011

“Hanson’s Tent.” Domus Magazine. Spring, 2011

“Mara & Jaspar.” Adbusters Magazine. March/April, 2011

“Couples,” Esquire Russia. November, 2010

“Young Art Dealers on the Rise,” Art + Auction. September, 2010

“Hive Minded: Urban Beekeeping,” Hemispheres Magazine. August, 2010

“Tintypes of NYC’s Best Doctors,” New York Magazine. June 15, 2009

“Off the Grid.” Photo Essay. Camerawork. San Francisco, CA. Essay by Melanie Light. Fall, 2008



“Beekeeper.” The Book of Alternative Processes. Christopher James. Cengage. March, 2015.

SCOPE: Visual Archeologies of Photography. Fall, 2013.

100 Ideas that Changed Photography. Mary Warner Marien, ed. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2012



“Book review: On a Wet Bough.” David Ondrick. Photo-eye. Dec. 19, 2014

“Review: On a Wet Bough.” Leo Hsu. Fraction Magazine. 2014. Online.

“This Week in Photography Books: Keliy Anderson-Staley.” Jonathan Blaustein, aPhotoEditor, Oct, 3, 2014. Online.

“Old Times on the Island.” Bill Davenport. Glasstire, August, 27, 2014.

“Interview with Keliy Anderson-Staley.” Michael Hagerty. Houston Matters. KUHF, 2014. Radio.

“Conversation with Keliy Anderson-Staley.” Gregory Eddi Jones. PetaPixel. May, 30, 2014. Online.

“Keliy Anderson-Staley at Houston Center for Photography.” Jim Tommaney. Houston Press. June 19, 2014

“American Connection: Keliy Anderson-Staley.” Susan Burnstine. Black & White Photography Magazine. Issue 155. Oct, 2013

“Art the Hard Way” Eric Francis. Arkansas Democrat Gazette. Style Section. July 21, 2013

“Keliy Anderson-Staley.” Katie Bridges. Arkansas Life. May, 2013

“At Home in Winslow’s House.” Philip Isaacson. Portland Press Herald. Dec. 16, 2012

“Keliy Anderson-Staley.” Word of Mouth. New Hampshire Public Radio. Nov. 26, 2012

“Cameras Encountering Winslow Homer’s Studio.” Mark Feeney. Boston Globe. Nov. 24, 2012

“Homing in on Homer.” Rebecca Robertson. ARTnews. Oct 1, 2012

 “Keliy Anderson-Staley” in “100 Under 100: Superstars of Southern Art.” Oxford American. March, 2012

“Keliy Anderson-Staley.” Review of [hyphen] Americans. The New Yorker. Jan 23, 2012

“Summer is No Longer Off Season for the Arts.” Paul Klein. Art Letter. July 12, 2012

“The Delta Exhibition: Not So Southern.” Leslie Peacock. Arkansas Times. Jan 27, 2012

“Photographic Impressions of Lives Lived Off the Grid.” Edith Newhall. Philadelphia Inquirer. Jan 16, 2011

“Artists Drawn to Historic Processes.” Carl Little. Art New England. Nov/Dec, 2010

“Exposures: Keliy Anderson-Staley’s Off the Grid,” Photo District News. July, 2010

“Off the Grid.” Photo Essay. Camerawork. San Francisco, CA. Fall, 2008

“Artists Leap into the Moment.” Roberta Smith. The New York Times. July 25, 2008



“Portraits.” Landscape Stories. November, 2013

“Keliy Anderson-Staley.” Lenscratch. September, 2012

“[hyphen] Americans.” Solo gallery. Flak Photo, 2012

“Collaboration with Project Basho.” Fraction Magazine. February, 2011

“Off the Grid.” Joerg Colberg. Conscientious. Apr 13, 2010

“Off the Grid.” Ahorn Magazine. Issue 5, 2010

“Away from Here.” F-Stop Magazine. Feb issue, 2010

“Off the Grid.” Platform Magazine Online, 2010

“Off The Grid.” Video Podcast. Daylight Magazine. 2009



"The Portrait as Dialogue," National Conference, Society for Photographic Education, Baltimore, MD, 2014

"The Ethics of Portraiture," South Center SPE, Regional Conference, Texas City, TX, 2013