1999  M.F.A.  Painting, Bard College

1988  B.F.A.  Parsons School of Design


solo & two person exhibitions

2018 Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY (upcoming)

2011 Keiko Narahashi and Joseph Pintz, Sheppard Gallery, U of Nevada, Reno,  curated by Marjorie Vecchio, Namita Gupta Wiggers, curator, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, Oregon

2009 Picturehood, Hudson Franklin Gallery, NY, NY

2007 how long have I been sleeping?, (solo), Hudson Franklin Gallery, NY

2007 Keiko Narahashi, Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago, IL


group exhibitions

2017 Cabinet, curated by Adam Milner, David B Smith Gallery, Denver, CO

2017 Visible Range, Deli Gallery, LIC, NY

2017 K(NO)W MORE, curated by Jacqueline Kui, SVA Chelsea Gallery, NY

2017 The Giving Body, curated by Elisa Soliven, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY

2016 A Round About, Present Co, Brooklyn, NY

2016 Black & White: Modern & Contemporary Positions, curated by Stephanie Buhmann, Jason McCoy Gallery, NY, NY 

2016 106 Green Presents, curated by Holly Coulis, Mitchell Wright, Ridley Howard, Jon Lutz, Brennan & Griffin Gallery, NY, NY

2016 Onion by the Ocean, curated by Elisa Soliven & Essye Klempner, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY

2016 Drishti: A Concentrated Gaze, 1285 Ave of the Americas Gallery, curated by Patricia Spergel & Elizabeth Heskin, NY, NY

2016 Headspace, curated by Amanda Church & Kim Uchiyama, Morris-Warren Gallery, NY, NY    

2015 Like Another, How’s Howard Gallery, Boston, MA

2015 Womanhouse, Eric Firestone Gallery, curated by Eric Firestone and Michelle Tillou, East Hampton, NY

2015 Paintings in Trees, curated by Ben LaRocco, Brooklyn, NY

2015 Futo Akiyoshi, Abdolreza Aminlari, Keiko Narahashi and Robert Stone, Longhouse Projects Gallery, NY

2015 Holiday Salon, Lesley Heller Workspace, NY, NY

2014 Will You Finish My Novel for Me?, curated by Ethan Hauser, Governors Island

2014 Stilled Life, curated by Sophie Aston, The Institute Library, New Haven, CT

2014 Domesticity, curated by Stephanie Buhmann & Samantha McCoy, Jason McCoy Gallery, NY

2014 The Last Brucenniel, NY, NY

2014 Sight Unseen OFFSITE, curated by Su Wu (I’m Revolting), NY, NY

2013 Yard Sale, Lesley Heller Workspace, NY, NY

2013 No Kineme Ever Stands Alone, 106 Green, NY, curated by Saira McLaren and Fran Holstrom        

2012 Modern Times, Lesley Heller Workspace, NY, NY, curated by Shari Mendelson

2012 of White, Nuartlink, Westport, CT

2011 Surface Tension, Kuhn Gallery, Ohio State, Marion, OH, curated by Andrea Meyer

2011 UNDEREMPLOYED, Zurcher Studio, NY, curated by Josh Blackwell

2010 Shape Language, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, NY, NY

2010 Things Just Aren't The Way They Used To Be, Kate Werble Gallery, NY, NY

2010 homespun, The College Art Gallery, The College of NJ, curated by Dustin London

2009 ARTSEEN, NYFA benefit, Friedrich Petzel Gallery

2009 Linked, curated by Jennifer Riley, Heskin Contemporary, NY, NY

2008 Tensegrity, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008 No Thing Impossible, Tobey Fine Arts, NY, NY

2007 Aqua art fair, Miami, FL (Hudson Franklin Gallery)

2007 FlashPop, New York Foundation for the Arts benefit, NY

2006 Squared, Educational Alliance, NY, curated by David Gibson

2006 Winter auction, Dumbo Arts Center

2006 Best played with a straight face, Hudson Franklin Gallery, NY, NY

2005 Greater Brooklyn, CRG Gallery, NY, NY

2005 a baker's dozen, Ceres Gallery, NY, NY

2004 the weight of paper, Delta Axis, Memphis Tennessee

2004 xs, Tattfoo Gallery, Staten Island, NY

2003 A Notion of Time, Dallas Center of Contemporary Art, Diane Dibilzan Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, Tony Ingrao Gallery, NY

2003 Unframed First Look, juried by Ross Bleckner, Sue Williams, Peter Halley, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, NY

2003 Rally,  Triple Candie, NY, NY

2003 26th small works, 80 Washington Square Galleries, NY, NY

2002 Recent Multiples Projects, OIA, NY, NY

2002 Winter Auction 2002, d.u.m.b.o. arts center, Brooklyn, NY

2002 Inbox vol. V: 10048, UCU Gallery, NY, NY

2002 Generations III, A.I.R. Gallery, NY, NY

2001 Metamorphosis, Gallery Korea, New York, NY

2001 Contemporary Drawings, Caldwell College Visceglia Gallery, Caldwell, NJ

2000 Good Business is the Best Art, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

2000 Generations II, A.I.R. Gallery, NY, NY

2000 Common Language, Markham-Murray Gallery, NY, NY

1999 Size Matters, Gale Gates Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1999 New York Undiscovered, Markham-Murray Gallery, NY, NY

1999 Artist in the Marketplace 19th annual exhibition, Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY                                       

1999 Juried Selection #1, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

1998 Masters Thesis Exhibition, Bard College

1993 Kraft Center: Illustrations by Keiko Narahashi, (solo), The Kraft Center at The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

awards & residencies

2006 Painting fellowship grant, New York Foundation for the Arts

2005 Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Program (September 2005 - August 2006)

2003 Anne Klein Prize, Unframed First Look

1999 Artist in the Marketplace Program, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY  


selected bibliography

2018 Buhmann, Stephanie, editor, New York Studio Conversations Part II, The Green Box, Berlin

2016 Karen McCartney, Sharyn Cairns & Glen Proebstel, Perfect imperfect, Murdoch Books

2016 Lisa Kim & Rebecca Roberts, editors, Artists to Artists, Vol 2, Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program

2016 Elizabeth Heskin & Patricia Spergel, drishti, a concentrated gaze, exhibition catalog

2011 Marjorie Vecchio & Namita Gupta Wiggers, USE: Keiko Narahashi & Joseph Pintz, University of Nevada

2010 Sarah Cunningham, Dustin London, homespun, exhibition catalog, The College of NJ

2001 Zevitas, Steven, editor. New American Paintings, Volume 32, The Open Studios Press

1999 Nieves, Marysol. Artist in the Marketplace 19th Annual Exhibition, Bronx Museum of the Arts


selected press

David Gibson, Studio Visit with Keiko Narahashi, Gibson Contemporary, The Gibson Report, May, 2017

Paul D’Agostino, About & Around, A Round About, bkmag, November, 2016

Sharon Butler, Installation view: Drishti, a concentrated gaze, Two Coats of Paint, June, 2016

Blake Gopnick, At Longhouse Projects, Keiko Narahashi Paints Pictures in Clay, April 15, 2015

Bill Rodgers, Spotted, cfile, April, 2015

Monica Khemsurov, Saturday Selects, Sight Unseen, March, 2015

Diana Moss, Moving Mountains, Miss Moss, June, 2014

Mieke ten Have, 10 Standouts From 2014 Design Fairs, Vogue, May, 2014

Danielle Selig, Highlights from New York’s ICFF, Vogue Australia, May, 2014

Alix Taylor, Making Art Feel at Home, Hyperallergic, July, 2014

Jill Singer, New York Design Week 2014: ICFF & The Best of the Rest, Sight Unseen, May, 2014

Christopher A. Yates, Physicality plays with perception, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio, Oct, 2011

Janet Purcell, Homespun, The Times, Trenton, NJ, March 2010

Laura Hunt, "Keiko Narahashi: Picurehood", The Brooklyn Rail, June, 2009

"Keiko Narahashi", The New Yorker, May 25, 2009

Nora Griffin, Tensegrity, artcritical, August, 2008

James Kalm, Tensegrity, wagmag, July, 2008

Jennifer Riley, “Keiko Narahashi”, The Brooklyn Rail, February, 2007

Doug McClemon’s Top Ten New York Shows, Saatchi online, January, 2007

Shifter 9: Ruin/Monument, ed. Sreshta Premnath,

Roberta Smith, “Greater Brooklyn”, NY Times,July 8, 2005

“Greater Brooklyn”, The New Yorker, July 2005

Buhmann, Stephanie, “Greater Brooklyn”, The Brooklyn Rail, August, 2005

Koeppel, Fredric, Simple is best, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN, November, 2005