Kelsey Tynik

Storrs, CT



2023 MFA, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut

2012 BFA, Illustration and Art History, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut

2012 Palazzo Rucellai, Study Abroad, Florence, Italy


2023- Closed Swith, The William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT

2023- Flat Files, Collar Works, Troy, NY

2023- Here in Spirit, curated by Leah Guadagnoli, Hillsdale, NY

2023- Soft Play, Collar Works, Tory, NY

2023- UNDERCURRENTS, Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

2022- Like Spilling, Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, Groton, CT

2022- More than words can say, JEFF, Marfa, TX

2022- I Ran out of Reasons, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT

2021- Affective Histories, Hesse Flatow, NY

2021- art objects collection, Paradice Palase, NY

2021- Out of Office, Collar Works, Troy, NY

2021- ShimEco, Ursa Contemporary Gallery, Bridgeport, CT

2021- Breaking the Frame, Birdhouse Gallery, Hudson, NY

2021 -Embody, Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

2021- See You Next Thursday, Brooklyn, CT

2020- CRUST, Sugar Gallery, Fayetteville, AR

2020- All Mine, You Have to Be, with Rhea In, Tutu Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2020- Satellite of Love, The Royal, Brooklyn, NY / Virtual 

2020- Ether Vol. 1, In/Passing, Manhattan, NY / Virtual

2020- It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine/not fine, 601artspace, Virtual 

2019- Deanna Evans Curated Studio Visits, Highlighted artist

2019- Pegs Pongs Applesauce, LoBo Gallery, New Yr, NY

2019- the way a child travels, around and around, back home again, Arts Letters and Numbers, NY

2019- Monkey Wrench, with Hannah Foster, 601Artspace, New York, NY

2019- The Coastal Post, Highlighted artist

2019- Psychic Jacuzzi, Highlighted artist

2019- Secret Garden, Curated by Emily Marie Miller and Jake Coan, Brooklyn, New York

2018- April People’s Choice, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2018- Minds Ahead, Chelsea Fine Arts, New York, New York

2018- Reading Room, Far Rockaways, Brooklyn, New York

2018- Ephemera, Doppelgänger Projects, Ridgewood, New York

2017- Minds Ahead, New York, New York

2016- Collective Anniversary, Brooklyn Collective, Brooklyn, New York

2014- Masterpiece and Their Minis, Gregg Irby Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2013- Scholarship Show, University of Connecticut Contemporary Gallery, Storrs, Connecticut

2012- BFA Exhibition, ArtSpace, Willimantic, Connecticut


2023- Vermont Studio Center, WInter Resident

2022- ChaNorth, June Resident

2021- Mass MoCA, July Resident

2019 - Anderson Ranch, Summer Session, Presidential Scholarship

2019 - Arts, Letters and Numbers, Fall Resident


2022- create! magazine, World-Building & Play: An Interview with Kelsey Tynik

2022- create! magazine, Five Year Anniversary

2021: Artform, Affective History write up at Hesse Flatow

2021- I Like Your Work, Studio Visit Highlight

2020 - The Coastal Post, Aesthetics at Play: A Look into the Work and Studio of Kelsey Tynik

2019 - Psychic Jacuzzi, Highlighted Artist

2012- Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, Upcoming Artists

Collaborative Projects:

2018- Opening Ceremony, Artist window, New York, New York

2016- Koio Collective, Pop-up shop facade painting, New York, New York

Professional Affiliations:

2022: Testudo Artist, Artist Profile

2018: Crit Club, New York, New York

2017: Canal Street Market, Visiting Artist, New York, New York

2016- Current: Artist at Brooklyn Collective, Brooklyn, New York

2013-2014: Artist at Gregg Irby Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

Cargo Collective 2017 — Frogtown, Los Angeles