b. 1982, Portland, OR, USA

Lives and works in New York




Selected One-Person Exhibitions:


"Potpourri," Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton NY



"Topical," Fredericks and Freiser Gallery, New York



"Prick of Conscience," Fredericks and Freiser Gallery, New York



"Light Sleeper," Fredericks and Freiser Gallery, New York

"Natural," Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco

"Keegan McHargue," Jeanroche Dard, Paris France



"Man Burning," W/___, New York, NY 



"In Memory of Painting: Keegan McHargue" Layr Wuestenhagen Contemporary, Vienna Austria



"Well Charge," Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris



"The Yellow Spectrum," Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco

"Mauve Deep," Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo



"Air Above Mountains (Building Within)," Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris 

"The Control Group," Metro Pictures, New York



"Drawing Circles," Hiromi Yoshi Gallery, Tokyo 

"Building for Water," Jack Hanley Gallery, Los Angeles



"The Suns' Son Mends Man's Path, Statements," Art Basel/Miami Beach: Statements, Miami FL

"Feel the Wind," Jack Hanley Gallery | Jack Hanley Annex, San Francisco



"The Wolfman Cometh," Rivington Arms, New York

"Keegan McHargue," The Wrong Gallery, New York



Selected Group Exhibitions: 




"Merge Visible," Horton Gallery, New York

"Draw Gym," KnowMoreGames & 247365, Brooklyn New York

"Loosely Based," Curated by Carol Nhan, Union Street Studio, Brooklyn New York

"Chicken or Beef," The Hole, New York

"Space is the Place," House Pirovino, Basel, CH



"Casa de Empeno," Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City 

"In the Garden," Utopian Slums, Melbourne Australia 

"Habeus Crpus," Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton New York

"Face of a Generation," The Hole, New York

"Spaced," Jack Hanley Gallery, New York

"When does Something… Become Something Else: ROLU Artist in Residence," Walker Art Museum, Minneapolis MN



"Gumption," Zieher Smith Galler, New York

"New York Minute II," Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow 

"Cover Version LP," BAM Brooklyn, NY

"Gates of Heaven: Keegan McHargue, Devendra Banhart, Adam Tullie," Gallerie Patricia Armocida, Milan Italy

"Control Group," Noma Gallery, San Francisco, CA 



"Stella Luminosa," Electric Works, San Francisco, CA

"This is Where We Get Off: Curated by Leo Fitzpatrick," Max Fish, New York, NY 

"Man Burning I: Glasser" W/____ New York, NY

"Man Burning II: Houton," W/___ New York, NY

"Man Burning III: Yemenwed," W/___ New York, NY

"Chums: Curated by Mary Manning," Space 1520, Los Angeles CA 

"A Furnished Landscape," Center for Performance Research, New York, NY

"Impressions: Curated by Hisham Bharoocha," Beams Gallery, Tokyo

"Not Quite Open for Business," The Hole, New York NY

"Skakeouttttttt: The Sea Giveth, The Sea Taketh Away," Marina 29 Far Rockaway, NY 

"The Power of Selection," Western Exhibitions, Chicago IL

"A Ways A Way: Curated by Devendra Banhart," Half Gallery New York , NY

"X-Mas in July," Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York, NY

"New Useless Machines: Curated by Sight Unseen," OAK, New York

"Defalt State Network," Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York

"Not Quite Open for Business," THE HOLE, New York



"Partisan Gallery," Partisan Gallery, San Francisco

"American Art Now," LES Gallery, Vancouver BC Canada

"New York Minute," MARCO Museum Roma, Italy



"Imaginary Realities" Max Wigram Gallery, London



"The Melvins," Mandrake, Los Angeles

"…What Will be Told of Today Tomorrow: KölnShow2," European Kunsthalle, Köln



"Only the Paranoid Survive," Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York

"Panic Room- Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection," DESTE Foundation, Athens

"Air Above Mountains (Building Within)," Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris



"Bay Area Now 4," Yerba Buena Center, San Francisco 

"Gallery Artists," Jack Hanley Gallery, Los Angeles 

"Artist for White Columns," White Columns, New York 

"Art Review: Top 25 Emerging Artists," Phillips de Pury, New York 

"Yo mire un garza mora dandole combate a un rio," curated by Devendra Banhart, Atelier Cardenas Bellanger, Paris



"Incantations," Metro Pictures, New York 

"Deliver Us From Evil," Matthew Marks Gallery, New York 

"Lo-Gressive Living: Works on Paper from the San Francisco Bay Area," The Approach Gallery, London

"Majority Whip," White Box, New York

"Dessins et des Autre," Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris 

"Mental Space," Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison 

"Paperwork," Savage Art Resources, Portland, Oregon K48 Funhouse, Curated by Scott Hug, Deitch Projects, New York



"We Are Electric," Curated by Chris Perez, Deitch Projects, New York 

"Blatant Localism," Leo Koenig Annex, New York 

"Today's Man," Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo 

"Today's Man," John Connelly Presents, New York 

"Retreat," Peres Projects, Los Angeles 

"Teenage Rebel: The Bedroom Show," Galerie du Jour, Agnes b., Paris 

"Dirt Wizards," Brooklyn Fire Proof Inc., New York 

"Russel Simmons' Art for Life Auction Preview," Kenny Schachter ConTEMPorary, New York 

"Group Show," PNCA, Curated by Ian Hawk, Gallery 500, Portland



"Alife Store," Deitch Projects, New York 

"Alife Store," Roberts and Tilton, Los Angeles 

"No War," Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco 

"From the Trenches," New Image Arts, Los Angeles 

"Skate on Wall," Nagoya Parko Museum Galleries, Tokyo 

"Skate on Wall," Rocket Japan, Tokyo




Selected Bibliography:



"Prick of Conscience," Exhibition Catalog, Fredericks & Freiser, New York

"Partisan Gallery," Published Partisan Gallery, San Francisco



"Misundestimated," [editor] White Zinfandel, Spring-Summer 2012

"Keegan McHargue," Sight Unseen: Paper View, April 2012

"Face of a Generation," Show Catalog The Hole NYC, July 2012



"New York Minute," MACRO Roma 

"100 New Artists," Francesca Gavin, Quatro Book UK



"Keegan McHargue," The Believer, December 2010

"Keegan McHagrue," Beautiful Decay Magazine, April 2010

"Yves Saint Laurent," Seems Books Zine Set I

"Keegan McHagrue in Conversation," Print Magazine Online, December 2010



"Parisan Gallery" published by Partisan Gallery, San Francsico

"The Foibles" Seems Books, San Francsisco

"Compass in Hand, Selections from the Judith Rothschild Collection" MoMA New York



Will Bradly "Keegan McHargue" Bing, Paris



Keegan Mchargue "Mauve Deep: Work on Paper 2002-2007"

Yaelle Amir "The Control Group," Art US, January 2007



Kimberly Chun "Outrageous Fortunes: Keegan Mchargue," San Francisco Guardian, July 30-August 6 2006

"Studio Visit," Tokion Magazine, October/November, pp. 122

Glen Helfand, "Keegan McHargue: What Would Beckett Say?" Interview, July, pp. 30

Glen Helfand, "Lucid Dreaming," ArtReview, April, pp. 88 - 91

Pierre-Evariste Douaire, "Keegan McHargue: Air Above Mountains (Building Within)," Gallery Emmanuel Perrotin, no. 02, March – July 2006, pp. 12-13

Keegan Mchargue, "Keegan McHargue," Gallery Emmanuel Perrotin, no. 01, December-March 2006




"Future Greats," Art Review Magazine, December, pp. 82

Lawrence Rinder, "Cumulus from America: Learning at the Mission School," Parkett, no. 74, pp. 186-194

"Top 25 Emerging US Artists," Art Review Magazine, March-April 

Francesca Gavin, "San Francisco," Art Review Magazine, March-April 

Monty di Pietro, "Keegan McHargue," The Japan Times, 23 March

Kathy Grayson, "Live Through This," Deitch Projects, DAP Publishing 

Abraham Orden, "Aperto San Francisco," Flash Art, July - September




"New Prints Review," Art On Paper, December 

Walter Robinson, "Miami Heat," Artnet Magazine, December 3rd 

Kevin Killian, "Goldies; Visual Art: Keegan McHargue," San Francisco Bay Guardian, 3 November – 9 November 

"Deliver Us From Evil," The New Yorker, 9 & 16 August

Elizabeth Kley, "Deliver Us From Evil," ARTnews, October 

Matt Wolf, "Majority Whip," Flash Art, July/September 

Ken Johnson, "Incantations," The New York Times, 16 July

Ellen Fox, "The Cutting Edge Crashes the Dance Yet Again," Chicago Tribune, 7 May 

"Keegan McHargue interviewed by Katharine Grayson," Wrong Times, Wrong Gallery, New York, New York



Adrian Dannat, "Overture: Keegan McHargue," Flash Art, November/December 

Jerry Saltz, "Babylon Rising," The Village Voice, September 

"Dirt Wizards," Flavorpill, Issue no. 166

"Keegan McHargue and Dylan Walker," Self-published

Scott Hug, K48 Magazine, Issue no. 3, October, New York 

"A Grand Finale of Group Show Fireworks," The New York Times, July 18, New York 

Jerry Saltz, "Burn Baby Burn: Keegan McHargue and Jules de Balencourt," The Village Voice, June



"Halsolhof: Keegan McHargue," Self-published 

"Keegan McHargue and Matt Leines." Self-published


Public Collections:

Sammlung Lenikus, Vienna Austria

Judith Rothschild Foundation | Drawing Collection, New York, New York

Deste Foundation of the Contemporary Arts, Athens Greece

Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York

Muesum of Modern Art, San Francsico CA

Soho House Group, London