Keith Boadwee

Fisting Frogs T-Shirt


Limited edition t-shirt by artist Keith Boadwee
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About the Artwork 

Boadwee has been painting frogs, dogs, and fish over the past decade. Within the context of an overall practice which relies heavily on performance, Boadwee’s animal paintings may feel like an outlier. But the artist’s use of self-imposed constraints and rules draw a line through his various practices. He works tirelessly creating one painting per day - a self-imposed schedule which frees him from potential self-doubt and allows him to focus on the act of painting itself.

About the Artist

Keith Boadwee was born in Meridian, MS in 1961 and lives in Emeryville, CA. He received a Master of Fine Arts from the University of California, Berkeley, CA in 2000 and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles, CA in 1989. Boadwee’s work was the subject of one-person exhibitions at Atelier 34zero Museum, Jette, Belgium (2017) and SF Camera Work, San Francisco, CA (1994). His work has been included in thematic exhibitions such as AA Bronson’s Garden of Earthly Delights, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria (2015); AA Bronson’s Sacre du Printemps, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria (2015); 15 Minutes of Fame: Portraits from Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA (2010); Prospect 1.5, New Orleans, LA (2010); Into Me / Out of Me, MoMA PS1, Long Island, NY and KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany (2006); Grey Area, California College of Art, San Francisco, CA (2003); Bay Area Now 3, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA (2002); The People’s Plastic Princess, Banff Center, Calgary, Canada (2000); Double Trouble: The Patchett Collection, San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA (1998); Selections from the Peter and Eileen Norton Collection, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA (1995); Bad Girls, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY (1994); Slittamenti, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (1993); and Performance Behind the Curtain, White Columns, New York, NY (1992).


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