ABOUT THE ARTIST
Philip Van Keuren attended the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program in New York in 1975, and is a 1978 and 2009 Fellow of The MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, NH. During the early 1980s he constructed architectural models for the renowned American architects I. M. Pei, Henry Cobb and Philip Johnson, among others. He was a visiting artist at Brown University in 1989.
Van Keuren completed a poetry residency at the Vermont Studio Center in March 2007. His book Monody: Selected Poems 1978â€“2009 was published in conjunction with the exhibition Philip Van Keuren: Forty Years of Works on Paper 1969â€“2009 at The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC) in Dallas, TX. As an artist he has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions since 1971, including a one person show at the IPA Gallery/Islensk grafik, ReykjavÃk, Iceland, in 2011.