Kelsey Tynik

Storrs, CT





2023 MFA Candidate, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut

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

2012 Palazzo Rucellai, Study Abroad, Florence, Italy


2022- Flat Files, Collar Works, Troy, NY

2022- Here in Spirit, curated by Leah Guadagnoli, Hillsdale, NY

2022- Soft Play, Collar Works, Tory, NY

2022- 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:

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