Lois Keller | Artist       

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BIO

Has worked as an artist for over 30 years.  Her art reflects the time and space where she resides.  Originally from Chicago she has chosen Los Angeles as her home to raise a family and care for her mother.  The projects she participates in are all a reflection of her art.

 

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

Lawn Ornaments, 2020 MaidenLA

Women’s March Artivist

Dia de los Muertos, Altar, Hollywood Forever Cemetery 2018 

Roofless Painters, 2017-current

Portland Max- Art Share LA, Los Angeles 2017 

Save Art Space- Billboard Mural in Los Angeles, 2017 

Cows on Parade- San Luis Obispo, 2016 

Metro Neighborhood Poster Artist- El Monte for Los Angeles Metro, 2007 

Suite Home Chicago- Chicago , 2001 

Project A- National Conference on Adoption- San Diego 2000

RESIDENCY

The Residency Project @880- Pasadena, CA  2019

 

EDUCATION

BA University of Wisconsin-Madison-Art, 1990

Elmhurst College, 

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Early College Program

 

SKILL AND WORK EXPERIENCE

Art teacher- Art and Play LA- 2021-present, Carpenter Community Charter, Kindergarten 2017-2020, Sunnyside Preschool 2010-2014

Scenic Artist: Skylight Opera, Goodspeed Opera, Madison Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Ballet, Medinah Country Club, Colonial Theatre, Six Flags over Great America, Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, and many more. 

Children’s Book Author/Illustrator

What’s Your Name Again?

Mira, Mira

The Seahorse Songbook

The Ghoster Coaster

Freelance Illustrator

Women’s March, Peter Buffett, Tree People, Falling Wallendas, Old Town School of Folk Music, Happiless, Mike Benign Compulsion, Chicago Barks, Marymount College, Happiless. 

Muralist 

Carpenter Community Charter, Sherman Oaks Elementary School, Creation Station Dance Studios, Big Sunday, 3rd Street Elementary, Sunnyside Preschool, Cantura Street

Climate Reality Leader, trained by Al Gore 2017, Marketing Team 2020

Activist  Women’s March, Blue Wave, Indivisible, March 4 Our Lives, Climate Change

Caregiver- parent of 2 girls, and caregiver for 14 years + parents. 

Volunteer- LAUSD, Food Pantry, Tree People, Climate Reality, SFV Indivisible, Sierra Club 

 

MEDIA

My Alzheimer’s Blog

Studio City South, 2018 

Voyage LA 2018 

Instagram: lois.keller 

Twitter: LoisKeller 

www.loiskeller.com
 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Laemmle Theatre- 2018 & 2019 

Leimert Space, Painted in Time, Los Angeles 2020

The Coaster Show- Gallery 30 South, Pasadena, CA 2018 

We Choose Art- Feminist Perspective @ Montalban Gallery 2018, 2019,2022 

Labor of Love- Art Share LA, CA 2018 

No Restraint- ARK Gallery, CA, 2017 

Shark! & Off With Their Heads Shock Boxx Projects, CA 2017

Goddesses - Art Share LA, Los Angeles, CA 2016

 From Her – Pico House Gallery. Los Angeles, CA 2015 & 2016

 Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN 2001

 Artist’s Space, New York, NY 2001 

Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Chicago 

Art Open, Chicago, IL 1998-2003 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

“The Contenders” Hollywood, CA 2017 

“Feminist Bags” M Street Cafe, Los Angeles, CA, 2016

 “Birds” M Street Cafe, Los Angeles, CA 2012

 “Flower Girls” Aroma Cafe, Los Angeles, CA 2010

 “Quiddity” Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago,IL 2001

 “Quiddity” University of Illinois, IL 2001

 “Inside an Artist” Chicago Public Library, IL 2001

 “Conversations in Painting” Women Made Gallery, Chicago, IL 2000