Biography

KEIL BORRMAN

Born in 1981 in Willoughby, Ohio

Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

 

EDUCATION

MFA      Columbia University, 2008

BFA        School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2004

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Metatstatic!,  gALERIE tANJA gRUNERT, New York, NY

2016

User Agrees, gALERIE tANJA gRUNERT, New York, NY

2014      

The Choice We Face, Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, New York, NY

The Choice We Face, helper, Brooklyn, NY

 

2013      

Facilitation Paintings, OSMOS address, New York, NY

2009      

I Have Not Painted in a Year I Have Been Listening to My Stereo, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013      

We Eat We Are, BOS, Brooklyn, NY

2012      

The Great Poor Farm Experiment IV, The Poor Farm, Little Wolf, WI

Nada Hudson, Basilica Hudson, Hudson, NY 

The Art of Cooking, Royal/T, Los Angeles, CA

Au Fortune du Pot, Race Brook Lodge, Sheffield, MA

2011      

The Great Poor Farm Experiment III, The Poor Farm, Little Wolf, WI

2010      

Arcadian Night, Race Brook Lodge, Sheffield, MA

The Great Poor Farm Experiment II, The Poor Farm, Little Wolf, WI

One Acre Plot, Majestic Farm, Mountaindale, NY

2009      

The Practice of Joy Before Death: It Just Wouldn’t Be A Party Without You, Scaramouche, New   York, NY              

Selected Performances

2013      

Airing of the Facilitation Paintings, OSMOS address, New York, NY

Potentials for Curing and Painting, Blue Hill, Tarrytown, NY

2012      

New Market Potentials, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, PA

A History of Foie Gras and Its Ethics 2, Royal/T, Los Angeles, CA

SUPERFUNDRAISER!, Cabinet Magazine, Brooklyn, NY

The Market: Young Farmer Potluck, Watermill Center, Watermill, NY

Holding Back the Appetite, Cabinet Magazine, Brooklyn, NY

2011      

The Market: Design Presentation, Watermill Center, Watermill, NY

A History of Foie Gras and Its Ethics, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, PA

The Market: Community Meeting 2, Watermill Center, Watermill, NY

The Market: Community Meeting 1, Watermill Center, Watermill, NY

2010     

Community Dinner and Discussion, Denniston Hill, Woodbridge, NY

Ham and Revolution, Denniston Hill, Woodbridge, NY

Social Violence Dinner, Raphael Castoriano, New York, NY

Energy Transference Dinner, More Art, New York, NY

2009     

Post Katrina New Orleans Cuisine, Marina Abramovic Residence, New York, NY

Unsustainable 2: TUNA, Marina Abramovic Residence, New York, NY

June 12th Dinner, Marina Abramovic Residence, New York, NY

 

SELECTED PRESS

2014    

Jovanovich, Alex, “Keil Borrman”, Critics’ Picks, Artforum, May 13

2013    

Jovanovich, Alex, “Keil Borrman at OSMOS”, Best of 2013, Artforum, December 10

2012    

Tomicki, Hadley, “A look Back at Keil Borrman’s ‘A History of Foie Gras and its Ethics, Part Two’ “, Grubstreet, July 2

2011    

The Editors, “Farmers Are the New Artists, and They Also Make Great Kimchi”, Edible Manhattan, July 22

2009    

Cotter, Holland, “The Practice of Joy”, The New Yorks Times, April 17