2010 – Christopher Keister

untiltled 6, pencil, gouache, and oil on paper, 10" x 11"2009

Over the past decade Keister’s geometric abstractions have been included in both Maine biennial exhibitions, at the Portland Museum of Art in 2003 and 2007 and at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in 2008; and the Portland Museum acquired two works for their permanent collection in 2010. He currently shows his work at Aucocisco Gallery in Portland, Maine. Aside from his painting practice, Keister is currently studying book binding and dowsing; and he is assembling an occult reading room on Peaks Island in Casco Bay where he lives.