SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 800 Million Heartbeats, The Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA
2007 Vanishing Point, RISD/Works Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2006 Between What I See and What I Say, The Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA
2003 On the Road, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
2002 Devotion, Zg Gallery, Inc., Chicago, IL
2001 Glimmer, The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1998 Peepers, Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston, MA
1997 Clowns & Imps, Lukacs Gallery, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT 
1994 Whatnots, Koppelman Gallery, Tufts University, Medford, MA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Touchstones, Totems, Talismans: Animals in Contemporary Art, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, VT
             (Mara Williams, Curator) - Upcoming October, 2017
        26th International Juried Exhibition, Bowery Gallery, NY, NY (Kyle Staver, Juror)
        NXNE 2017, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, VT  
2016 Stark Naked: Uncovering Bodies, Objects, and the Futility of Desire
              Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA (Robert Moeller, Curator)
        About Face, Augusta Savage Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Theresa Jenoure, Curator)
        Breaking the Mold, The Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA
        Artist’s Choice, Somerville Museum, Somerville, MA
        Postcards from the Edge, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., NY, NY
2015 FACES, Post Office Gallery, North Truro, MA
        No Shake, Not Here, Montserrat Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA (Robert Moeller, Curator)
        Dog Days of Summer, ArcWorks Gallery, Peabody, MA
2014 Vernon St. Studios 40th Anniversary, Somerville Museum, MA
        Works on Paper, South Shore Arts Center, Cohasset, MA (Al Miner, Juror)
        Placed: Inside/Out, 490 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA (Robert Moeller, Curator)
        RED, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA (Amy Sadao, Juror)
2013 Confabulation, The Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA
        What Goes Around, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA
        YARD! 20 Village Street, Somerville, MA
        Artist’s Choice, Somerville Museum, Somerville, MA
2012 Annual Juried Exhibition, The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2011 Residue - The 22nd Drawing Show, Boston Center for the Arts/Mills Gallery, Boston, MA (Steve Holmes, Curator) 
        4th Annual Juried Show, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA
        Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
        Simmons Collects: Celebrating Women Artists, Trustman Art Gallery, Boston, MA
2010 Inside/Out, Grossman Gallery, Boston, MA
        Proof of Purchase, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
        Painted Cities, Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY
2009 The Boston Drawing Project: Ten Years, Carroll & Sons, Boston, MA
        Frolic, Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY
2008 Drawing is a Fine Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
        Artists in Residence, Sanskriti Gallery, New Delhi, India
2007 Annual Juried Exhibition, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT
        Proof of Purchase, Rhys Gallery, Boston, MA
        Brickbottom Celebrates MacDowell, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA
2006 Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artist’s Space, NY, NY
2005 Pretty/Sweet: The Sentimental Image in Contemporary Art, The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA 
        Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artist’s Space, NY, NY
2004 Exquisite Corpse Project, The Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
        The 18th Drawing Show, Boston Center for the Arts, Mills Gallery, MA (Raphaela Platow, Juror) 
2003 As Small as Possible, Zg Gallery, Inc., Chicago, IL
        Compendium, Zg Gallery, Inc., Chicago, IL
2002 Painting in Boston: 1950-2000, The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
        Gallery Artists, Zg Gallery, Inc., Chicago, IL 
        Bowdoin College Faculty Exhibition, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick, ME
2001 The 17th Drawing Show, Boston Center for the Arts, Mills Gallery, MA (Bill Arning, Juror) 
2000 Lois Foster Exhibition of Boston Area Artists, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, MA
        International Young Art, ArtLink @ Sotheby's (on-line exhibition)
1999 The Passion/Passions of Art, Richard Anderson Fine Art, NY, NY
        Collectors Collect Contemporary: 1990-99, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA 
        Front Line: Contemporary Draftsmen from New England, The Boston Athenaeum, Boston, MA
        A Survey of Contemporary Works, The Somerville Museum, MA
        The Edge of Vision, The Edge of Sight, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
        Selections: Works by Fifteen NEFA Fellowship Winners, University of MA at Dartmouth, MA
1998 Museum School Traveling Scholars 1997, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
        Women in the Visual Arts Annual National Competition, Erector Square      Gallery, New Haven, CT
1997 Works on Paper, Berkshire Art Museum, MA (Jerry Saltz, Juror) 
        The Drawing Show, Boston Center for the Arts, Mills Gallery, MA (Carl Belz, Juror) 
1996 Painting & Sculpture, Berkshire Art Museum, MA (Dan Cameron, Juror) 
        New Work '96, Artspace, New Haven, CT (Bill Arning, Juror)
1995 Rites of Paint, Mario Diacono, Boston, MA
        Landmarks - Women's Caucus for Art, Boston Center for the Arts/Cyclorama, MA

AWARDS
2017 Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Summer Fellowship, Harvard University 
2016 President’s Fund for Excellence Grant, Simmons College, Boston, MA
2013 Juror’s prize, What Goes Around, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA
2012 Faculty Fund for Research Grant, Simmons College, Boston, MA
2008 Sanskriti Foundation, Residency, New Delhi, India
        President’s Fund for Excellence Grant, Simmons College, Boston, MA
        Faculty Fund for Research Grant, Simmons College, Boston, MA
2007 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship 
        Second Prize, Annual Juried Exhibition, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT (Bill Arning, Juror)
2005 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship
2000/01 Mary Ingraham Bunting Fellowship, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University
2000 Massachusetts Cultural Council/Somerville Arts Council Grant
1999 MacDowell Colony Fellowship
1998 New England Foundation for the Arts Painting Fellowship
1997 MacDowell Colony Fellowship 
        School of the Museum of Fine Arts Traveling Alumni Fellowship
1996 MacDowell Colony Fellowship 
1994 Juror’s award, National '94 Small Works, Cobleskill, NY, (Jerry Saltz, Juror)

BOOKS/CATALOGS
Stoops, Susan L., "Time Lived, Time Imagined", catalog essay in Colleen Kiely: Selected Works 2012-2016,
     
OSP Catalogs, Boston, MA, 2016
Maramotti, Luigi, and Rabbia, Luisa, MDC, Edizioni del Parito, Italy, 2015
Raye, Robyne (curator), Art Dogs: 100 Postcards, Rockport Publishers, 2014
Raye, Robyne (curator), 1,000 Dog Portraits: From the People Who Love Them, Rockport Publishers, 2014
New American Paintings: The Ninth Open Studios Northeastern Competition, No. 50, Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA
Lloyd, Ann Wilson, "The New Painting," in Painting in Boston: 1950-2000, ed. R. Lafo, N. Capasso and J. Uhrhane, 197-98.            Amherst and Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 2000
New American Paintings: The Sixth Open Studios Northeastern Competition, No.  32, Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA

BIBLIOGRAPHY
RageHaus.com, Editor’s Pick, featured portfolio of “Beau” drawings, March, 2013 
Art New England, Editor’s Pick (online), “Portfolio: Colleen Kiely”, May/June ‘12
McQuaid, Cate, The Boston Globe, "Drawings Spark An Edgy Dialogue”, 11/2/11
Wasserman, Nadine, Metroland, “Vehicles for Fun?”, Volume 32, No. 30, July 23, 2009
Plummer, D’lynne, Art New England, "Between What I See & What I Say", June/July '06
McQuaid, Cate, The Boston Globe, "Colleen Kiely: Between What I See & What I Say”, 2/23/06
Temin, Christine, The Boston Globe, "How Sweet it is…or is it?”", 2/13/05
Gold, Donna, Art New England, "Center for Maine Contemporary Art Biennial", Oct./Nov. ‘04
Mills, Christopher, The Boston Phoenix, ”Smash Hits: The 18th Drawing Show at the Mills Gallery”, 2/13-19/04
Mogilevich, Mariana, Art New England, "Colleen Kiely: On the Road", April/May ‘04
Stange, Eric, Ch. 2 WGBH-TV's "Greater Boston Arts", interview, 11/27/02
Unger, Miles, The Boston Globe, "Kiely's Works Offer Unnerving Mixtures", 4/20/01
McQuaid, Cate, The Boston Globe, "Colleen Kiely: Glimmer", 4/12/01
The Radcliffe Quarterly, The Radcliffe Questionnaire, Spring '01
Sherman, Mary, Boston Sunday Herald, "Kiely Brings a Cutting Edge to Cute", 4/15/01 
McQuaid, Cate, The Boston Globe, "Artists Explore Transformation, Real and Implied", 12/12/00
Buskirk, Martha, Art in America, "Report from Boston: Art Around the Hub", June '99
Meyer, Joshua, Art New England, "The Edge of Vision/The Edge of Sight", April/May '99
Unger, Miles, Art New England, "Colleen Kiely at Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art", Feb./Mar. '99
McQuaid, Cate, The Boston Globe, "Beyond Cute", 10/22/98
Harmon, Ben, Bay Windows, "Fascinating Limits", 3/26/98
Temin, Christine, The Boston Globe, "Traveling Scholars: Work in the Raw", 2/10/98
Sherman, Mary, Boston Sunday Herald, "Women's Paintings Have 'Rite' Stuff", 6/25/95 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION & WORKS ON VIEW
Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY

The Viewing Program, The Drawing Center, New York, NY 

PUBLIC & CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
The Boston Athenaeum, MA
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art, ME
The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Fidelity Corporation, Boston, MA
Simmons College, Boston, MA
Sonesta International Corporation, Boston, MA
Wellington Management Company, Boston, MA

SELECTED PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Kenneth Freed, Boston, MA
Barbara Lee, Boston, MA
Olivia & John Parker, Boston, MA
Robert & Ruth Remis, Boston, MA
Vaughn Sills, Cambridge, MA
Joan & Roger Sonnabend, Boston, MA
Donald & Jeanne Stanton, Boston, MA

TEACHING
2009-current Associate Professor of Art, Simmons College, Boston, MA
2010-12 Chair, Department of Art & Music, Simmons College, Boston, MA
2005-09 Assistant Professor of Art, Simmons College, Boston, MA
2004-05 Assistant Professor of Art, University of Maine, Augusta, ME
2001-04 Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
2001-02 Visiting Assistant Professor, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1995-99 Visiting Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1994-99 Visiting Instructor, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
1993-97 Instructor, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1996 Visiting Instructor, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
1995 Visiting Instructor, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT 
1994-95 Visiting Instructor, Tufts University, Medford, MA 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Visiting Artist talk, Massachusetts College of Art “Art in Boston” class, Boston, MA, 2013
Visiting Artist talk, Montserrat College of Art’s “Contemporary Art” seminar, 2008
Juror, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Annual Dana Pond Painting Award, Boston, MA, 2007
Panelist, “Meet the Jurors”, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2007
Visiting Artist Lecture, Massachusetts College of Art painting class, Boston, MA, 2006 
Juror, Harlow Gallery’s 2005 Annual Exhibition, Hallowell, Maine, 2005
Curator, “1982-2002: Twenty Years of Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection”, The Becker Gallery,
     Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME, 2002
Panelist, "Conceptualism vs. Formalism", ICA, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME, 2002
Presenter and Panelist, Foundations in Art Theory & Education (FATE) Conference, Boston, MA, 2001
Instructor, Art New England Workshops, Bennington College, VT, 2001
Visiting Artist Lecture, Suffolk University/New England School of Art & Design, Boston, MA, 2001

EDUCATION
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, M.F.A. Painting
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, B.F.A. Painting
 
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