Keri Oldham’s large scale watercolor paintings depict bloodied tableaus inspired by folk art, mythology, medieval demonology and fantasy. Her paintings are modern allegories for women’s continued fight for success and identity in modern life. Oldham’s work was recently spotlighted byNew York Magazine/ The Cut, AM New York and Arte Fuse for her solo-exhibition Blood Banner at Lazy Susan Gallery, NY and work in Nasty Women at the Knock Down Center in Queens.
Originally from Dallas, Texas, Oldham has exhibited her work throughout the country, including, The Dallas Museum of Art, Kirk Hopper Fine Art in Dallas, Lazy Susan Gallery in New York, Jen Bekman Gallery in New York, Honey Ramka Gallery in Brooklyn, Helmuth Projects, San Diego, The Whatcom Museum in Bellingham, Washington. She has received awards including a 2010 Fellowship with BRIC Arts in Brooklyn and residency with Central Trak in Dallas.
Oldham also co-founded Field Projects, a project space and gallery in Chelsea. Her work has been spotlighted and reviewed by The New York Times, The Dallas Morning News, Paper City, Texas Monthly, Beautiful/Decay, Gawker Arts, Bad at Sports, Glasstire, D Magazine, San Francisco Weekly, KERA Art & Seek and others.