Born in Pittsburgh, PA 1985
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

MFA Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
BFA Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Death Becomes Him, Galerie Tobias Naehring, Leipzig, Germany
The Rub Is Real, Mayor Projects, Aarhus, Denmark
Miso Soup for the Silicon Soul, Et al., San Francisco, CA
Self-Evident Loss, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Ontario
Free Wi-Fi, Comedy, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Hyphy Glyphs in the Zen Den, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
Grind Thru, Smart Objects @ Material Art Fair, Mexico City, Mexico
Badaude: Industry, Too, Retrospective, Hudson, NY
Nu Haiku, Smart Objects, Los Angeles, CA
Reader's Digest, Sébastien Ricou, Brussels, Belgium
Bear in Mind, Welcome Screen, London, United Kingdom
Maurice, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX
Live Attitude, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

Et al. @ NADA, Skylight Clarkson, New York, NY (with Betty Bailey)
Encoach, Springsteen, Baltimore, MD (with Georgia Dickie)
Lifetime Personal Fantasies, LLC, Beefhaus, Dallas, TX (with Michael Kennedy Costa)
there, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA (with Maria Walker)
Gin & Tonic, The Joanna, Houston, TX (with Michael Kennedy Costa)

Double Duty, Carroll Community College, Westminster, MD
Liver, Loner, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX
Bear Revolt, Harborview and Pole, San Pedro, CA
All that follows is true, Amor, Mexico City, Mexico
Manifesto Wall, Alter Space, San Francisco, CA
2024, Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Bougainvillea Begonia, Jonathan Hopson, Houston, TX
Chapels, Galleri Jacob Bjørn, Aarhus, Denmark
Bloody Red Sun of Fantastic L.A., Praz-Delavallade @ PIASA, Paris, France
Freedom Culture, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
F·R·I·E·N·D·S / Friends, Evelyn Yard, London, United Kingdom
Bomber, LOYAL, Stockholm, Sweden
Karmic Thermal, Ideal Uh-huh, Berlin, Germany
Volumes, Berthold Pott @ Kölnberg, Cologne, Germany
Eastern Promises, D.E.A.L, Planina Gornja, Croatia
Cointemporary, Exposé (online exhibition)
Hollow Deck, Prepper Terrace, Chin's Push @ Paramount Ranch, Agoura Hills, CA (with Picture Menu)
Facsimile Clutch Groove, Brand New Gallery @ Art Los Angeles Contemporary, The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, CA
WWWEST, Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York, NY
PRTY PPL, Circuit12, Dallas, TX
The Go-Between, National Museum of Capodimonte, Naples, Italy
LinkedIn Park, CuatroH, Brooklyn, NY
ARENA SHOWCASE, HAW Contemporary, Kansas City, MO
Petrella's Imports presents Mental Furniture, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
POST, ITP Space, Jackson, WY (with Picture Menu)
Leaning Steeples, SHOW ROOM, Brooklyn, NY
SHOWROOM, Ricou Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Final Frontier, Washington College, Chestertown, MD (with Picture Menu)
For Your Eyes Only, Annarumma, Naples, Italy
Shrink It Pink It, Cathouse FUNeral, Brooklyn, NY
Split Seven, Fowler Project Space, Brooklyn, NY
SOULDRONE/SUPERDEMO, Adult Contemporary, 888-669-0404
Group Show, The Brandon, Houston, TX
Side Out, Primetime, Brooklyn, NY
Jean Degottex, Jean-Baptiste Bernadet, Travess Smalley, Keith J. Varadi, Ricou Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Bad As I Wanna Be, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Ridgewood, NY
F(re)e Play, Stadium, New York, NY
DIS, DAT, DEEZ, DOZ, The Joanna, Houston, TX
This Heat, Penthouse Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Exit Strategy, White Box, New York, NY
North American Graduate Art Survey, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
The Wrong Miracle, Galeria NoMiNIMO, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Burns Slower, SPACE Gallery, Portland, ME
Exit Light, Reference Gallery, Richmond, VA
Peace Poster (GIFTLAND), Printed Matter, New York, NY

"Top Five: October 26, 2017," Glasstire, 10/26/17
"Keith J. Varadi at Tobias Naehring," Daily Lazy, 10/15/17
"Death Becomes Him by Keith J. Varadi at Galerie Tobias Naehring," OFluxo, October 2017
"With gallery owner Tobias Naehring in the art berlin 2017 - An Interview," KubaParis, September 2017
"‘Brass Jingle / Brutalist Jungle’ – Group exhibition curated by Keith J. Varadi at Et al., San Francisco," OFluxo, August 2017
"'Brass Jingle / Brutalist Jungle', a Group Show at Et al., San Francisco," Tzvetnik, 7/29/17
"Q&A: Morgan Mandalay's SPF15 Gallery Avoids Gentrification By Hosting Exhibitions on Public Beaches," Artspace, Robert Grand, 6/30/17
"Text, towels + teddy bears in SPF15’s latest beach show in 12) From Dawn Till Dusk," AQNB, 6/8/17
"Chadwick Gibson shares some highlights from Smart Objects on Sunset, as he opens a second location in the desert", AQNB, 6/6/17
"'Everyday War' Curated by Keith J. Varadi at Ashes/Ashes," OFluxo, January 2017
"5 Free Art Shows to See in L.A. This Week," LA Weekly, Catherine Wagley, 12/28/16
"Everyday War at ASHES/ASHES," Art Viewer, 12/27/16
"Everyday War @ ASHES/ASHES," AQNB, 11/9/16
"Encoach @ Springsteen Gallery (Dickie/Varadi)," Post-Office Arts Journal, Kodi Fabricant, 10/14/16
"Bougainvillea Begonia," Terremoto, 10/8/16
"‘Encoach’ by Keith J. Varadi and Georgia Dickie at Springsteen Gallery, Baltimore," OFluxo, October 2016
"Keith J. Varadi and Georgia Dickie at Springsteen," Art Viewer, 10/2/16
"2024 at Sydney," Art Viewer, 9/25/16
"2024 AT SYDNEY," Sex Life (Sex Magazine), 9/21/16
"Bougainvillea Begonia at Jonathan Hopson / Houston," Daily Lazy, 9/11/16
"Remains of the Day: Might, Will Return at," Art Viewer, 7/17/16
"20 Best Things to Do in L.A.This Week," LA Weekly, 7/14/16
"Remains of the Day: Might, Will Return," BLAAAH, 6/30/16
"Keith J. Varadi book launch @ LACA, June 26," AQNB, 6/24/16
"Miso Soup for the Silicon Soul," Terremoto, 6/18/16
"Keith J. Varadi at Et al.," Art Viewer, 6/14/16
"KEITH J. VARADI: 'MISO SOUP FOR THE SILICON SOUL' AT ET AL," Sex Life (Sex Magazine), 6/12/16
"A Conversation with Keith J. Varadi," Daily Lazy, June 2016
"Keith J. Varadi at Et al. / San Francisco," Daily Lazy, June 2016
"WEEKEND EDITION: 8 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before June 6," The New York Observer, Ryan Steadman, 6/2/16
"Keith J. Varadi @ Et al.," AQNB, 5/20/16
"Dream Song 386 at COOPER COLE," Art Viewer, 4/24/16
"Dream Song 386 at Cooper Cole Gallery," Akimbo, Terence Dick, 4/14/16
"‘Dream Song 386’, group show @ Cooper Cole," OFluxo, April 2016
"‘Self-Evident Loss’ by Keith J. Varadi @ Cooper Cole," OFluxo, April 2016
"Keith J. Varadi @ Cooper Cole," AQNB, 3/31/16
"KEITH J. VARADI - FREE WI-FI, COMEDY, NIGHT GALLERY," Aujourd'hui, February 2016
"‘I Think That Discomfort Is A Really Positive Place For Us All To Be In’: Keith J. Varadi On His New Show, Facebook, And Gambling," ARTnews, John Chiaverina, 2/5/16
"'Foundations' Magazine Spotlights On-Point Artists Before They Blow Up," VICE, Zach Sokol, 9/21/15
"Interview with Keith J. Varadi," Juliet, Sebastjan Brank & Giulia Bortoluzzi, 7/24/15
"Keith J. Varadi at Brand New Gallery," Art Viewer, 6/3/15
"Keith J. Varadi – Hyphy Glyphs in the Zen Den – Brand New Gallery," Fisk Frisk, Vin Della Corte, 5/12/15
"exploring the mexican art scene," i-D VICE, Jessica Berlanga, 2/10/15
"In Mexico City, an Alternative Art Fair Builds a Community," Hyperallergic, Matt Stromberg, 2/9/15
"Paramount Ranch Art Fair," Paris, LA, Evan Moffitt, 2/5/15
"Copy ‘n’ Paste Micro-guide: Tweets for ALAC, Paramount Ranch, and the LA Art Book Fair," ArtSlant, Chelsea Rector, 1/29/15
"Keith J. Varadi at Smart Objects," Art Viewer, 1/24/15
"Keith J. Varadi @ Smart Objects," AQNB, 11/6/14
"Special Madness at David Shelton Gallery," Arts + Culture, Charisse Weston, 10/27/14
"20 Questions with Keith J. Varadi," Ithaca MoMA, Sean Montgomery, 10/26/14
"October Shows To Know," Whitewall Magazine, Jason Stopa, 10/9/14
"Summer Art Exhibitions from Around the Globe, 2014," Eyes Toward The Dove, Katy Diamond Hamer, 8/18/14
"Who Would Want to Visit Dallas in August? Artists, Apparently." Dallas Observer, Lauren Smart, 8/7/14
"Becoming my idol with Keith J. Varadi," Bad At Sports, Jacob Wick, 6/24/14
"STOP BY: Essex Flowers" Kaleidoscope, Simone Krug, 5/6/14
"What are Casual Essays?", WOW HUH, Louis Doulas, 2/17/14
"This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Let’s Get Real," Art F City, Corinna Kirsch and Whitney Kimball, 1/13/14
"Bad as I Wanna Be: An Interview with Joshua Bienko and Piper Brett," Temporary Art Review, Sheilah Wilson, 10/3/13
"This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Mega-Openings, Round Two," Art F City, Whitney Kimball, Corinna Kirsch, and Gabriela Vainsencher, 9/9/13
"Picture Menu's Elastic de facto @ Carter & Citizen," #ffffff Walls, August 2013
"Peripheral Prose," artcritical, Nora Griffin, August 2013
"9 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before June 2: Hot House @ Longhouse Projects," GalleristNY, Dan Durray, 5/28/13
"Keith J. Varadi: From 16 Bit to 60 Inches," NY Arts, Summer 2013
"In Conversation with Joshua Abelow & Keith J. Varadi," Elena Michael, Issue Two, May-June 2013
"Keith J. Varadi's Muted Oil Paintings at David Shelton Gallery," Houston Press, Meredith Deliso, 5/21/13
"A slap of the absurd at Tiger’s Style Points and Substance Pangs," theartblog, Chip Schwartz, 4/23/13
"Liaisons Dangereuses," Baltimore City Paper, Michael Farley, 2/13/13
"Liberti(n)es at Open Space," bmoreart, Sean Ostrowski, 2/1/13
"New Art Spaces in the Bushwick Area, Part 1," Hyperallergic, Stephen Truax, 1/9/13
"Summer Bummer Review," Foxy Digitalis, Crawford Philleo, 7/11/11
"Summer Bummer Review," Still-Single/Dusted, Doug Mosurock, 10/18/10
"Picayune’s Got Your Summer Bummer Just In Time," Impose Magazine, Mike Sheffield, 9/1/10
"The Wages of Din," Decibel Magazine, Scott Seward, July 2010

"SCREEN: CONTROL, A TV SHOW – Season 2 Episode 5 – Subs by Liv Schulman," Art Viewer, 12/27/17
"SCREEN: CONTROL, A TV SHOW – Season 3 Episode 5 – La Resistencia Povera by Liv Schulman," Art Viewer, 12/20/17
"Ben Sakoguchi at Potts," Carla: Snap Review, 12/14/17
"SCREEN: CONTROL, A TV SHOW– Season 3 Episode 4 – El Nuevo Cinema Arabe by Liv Schulman," Art Viewer, 12/13/17
"Jeremy Anderson at The Landing," Carla: Snap Review, 12/6/17
"#2: Synthetic Selves, NXS, Fall 2017
"Ruth Root at 356 Mission," Carla: Snap Review, 11/9/17
"David Lamelas at Cal State Long Beach," Carla: Issue 10, Fall 2017
"Daan van Golden at Overduin & Co.," Carla: Snap Review, 10/19/17
"The Economy of Self, the Economy of Image, the Economy of Self-Image," OFluxo, October, 2017
“Prelude To The Future,” Autobahn / Galerie Tobias Naehring, 2017
"VIEWS: Los Angeles," Spike Art Quarterly, Spring 2017
"Interview with Zoe Barcza," Carla: Issue 7, Winter 2017
"John Armleder at David Kordansky," Carla: Snap Review, 2/9/17
"Yui Yaegashi at Parrasch Heijnen," Carla: Snap Review, 1/12/17
"Guthrie Lonergan at Honor Fraser," Carla: Snap Review, 11/17/16
"LOS ANGELES ANTI-TRUMP PROTESTS," Sex Life (Sex Magazine), 11/15/16
"Proposition Now," OFluxo, November 2016
"Proposition Now," Artfrum, 11/7/16
"Tamara Henderson at REDCAT," Carla: Snap Review, 10/27/16
"Mertzbau at Tif Sigfrids," Carla: Issue 6, Fall 2016
"Things I Like: Jeep Patriot," Spike Art Quarterly, Autumn 2016
"Shio Kusaka at Blum & Poe," Carla: Snap Review, 7/21//16
"Body by Body at Château Shatto," Carla: Snap Review, 7/7/16
"L.A. in S.F.: Laura Owens at The Wattis Institute," Carla: Issue 5, Summer 2016
"George Condo at Sprüth Magers," Carla: Snap Review, 5/12/16
"The Mirage," OFluxo, April 2016
"Views: Los Angeles," Spike Art Quarterly, Spring 2016
"Ajay Kurian at JOAN," Carla: Snap Review, 3/24/16
"LIFE TASK," Maga Books, 2016
"Cronies in a California Dream: Paramount Ranch 3," Spike Art Magazine, February 2016
"New Sensations," Loyal Magazine, Volume 2, Issue 1, Fall 2015
"The Mirage: Part Two," LEAP, December 2015
"The Mirage: Part One," LEAP, October 2015
"Jamian Juliano-Villani: Queen Of All Media," Foundations Magazine, Issue 3, 2015
"Dogma (9-5)," Art21, August 2015
"Amelie von Wulffen at Freedman Fitzpatrick," Art in America, June/July 2015
"Bored with the Norm: Fiona Connor at 1301PE," Artfrum, 5/8/15
"Christian Herman Cummings at Michael Benevento," Art in America, February 2015
"Noon on the Moon," APE / Sternberg Press
"1," Off-White, Fall 2014
"Golden Age," NURTUREart, Fall 2014
"4 Poems," Spork Press, 9/26/14
"Happy Hour at Flem's" (with John Roebas), Bunk Edition, Fall 2014
"Polly Wants a Cracker and Distressed Denim," There There, Summer 2014
"First Blood: Samara Golden's Mass Murder at Night Gallery," Prism of Reality 3
"LISTEN TO: L.A. Club Resource," Kaleidoscope, 6/27/14
"Cycle 3," Circle Poetry Journal
"Sub Rosa," Info-Punkt
"Ivin Ballen, CEO," Bunker259
"Biting the Hand That Feeds You: How To Stay Out of the Dog House While Barking at the Ivory Tower," Artfrum, 5/2/14
"VISIT: Depression at François Ghebaly," Kaleidoscope, 4/16/14
"A Hazard, A Mission," Wonder, 3/22/14
"Egalitarian Elite: Mai-Thu Perret at David Kordansky Gallery," Artfrum, 3/13/14
"Keith J. Varadi Talks Shop with Bodega," NY Arts, 2/19/14
"The Bubble Gum Dirge," Artfrum, 2/10/14
"Steel Your Mind: The 2013 Carnegie International," Artfrum, 1/16/14
"Hippies Use Side Door: Alan Shields at Cherry and Martin," artcritical, 1/6/14
"LISTEN TO: Shlohmo," Kaleidoscope, Winter 2013/14
"Keith J. Varadi’s Top 5 Exhibitions of 2013," NY Arts, December 2013
"Grey Matter: Patrick Jackson at François Ghebaly," Artfrum, 12/22/13
"Art Sugar Net Magic," Artfrum, 12/12/13
"A Work Week In Houston," Painter's Bread, 12/7/13
"Abelow 101," WOW HUH (Fall 2013)
"The New Image: Torbjørn Rødland at Algus Greenspon," artcritical, 10/10/13
WOPOZI (The Violet Issue)
"Poems by Keith J. Varadi," WOW HUH (Spring 2013)
WOPOZI (The Carmine Issue)
Unsaid #6

MASK LIFE, Keith J. Varadi / Wesley Friedrich, 7", Night Gallery
Road Poems, Keith J. Varadi, CD-R, Self-Released
Stunned/No Intentions, Picayune, CS, Goaty Tapes
Summer Bummer, Picayune 12”, Feeding Tube Records
Deth Vibe Weekend, Picayune, CS, Crater Records
Miracle/Hospital, Picayune, CS, Scotch Tapes
Fucking At The Altar, Picayune, CD-R, Calypso Hum

Plagiarism - The Sex Dungeon, Lindenwold, NJ
Plagiarism - Palmetto Palace, Brooklyn, NY
Picayune – That House In Jackson Ward, Richmond, VA
Picayune – Strange Matter, Richmond, VA
Picayune – The Fishbowl, Richmond, VA
Picayune – Reference Gallery, Richmond, VA
Picayune – The Summit, Richmond, VA
Picayune – The Hexagon Space, Baltimore, MD
Picayune – Southwest Burrito, New Brunswick, NJ
Picayune – The Charleston, Brooklyn, NY
Picayune – Howler’s, Pittsburgh, PA
Picayune – The Hexagon Space, Baltimore, MD
Picayune – The Cake Shop, New York, NY
Picayune – Goodbye Blue Monday, Brooklyn, NY
Picayune – Death By Audio, Brooklyn, NY
Picayune – The Charleston, Brooklyn, NY

Contract, OFG.XXX, Dallas, TX
Q&A with Eugene Kotlyarenko, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Q&A with The Jogging, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Cisco Sysco SisQó, La Fonda, Rockaway Beach, NY
Writing Program, Reverse, Brooklyn, NY
Chuckles Plus, The Gershwin Hotel Theater, New York, NY
Coming Soon, Reference Gallery, Richmond, NY

Other Places art fair, Angels Gate Park, San Pedro, CA
We're All Equally Unimportant, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Having a La Croix with you, Santa Fe Artist Colony, Los Angeles, CA
John Berger's Ways of Seeing, The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
LIFE TASK LA Release Party, LACA, Los Angeles, CA
LIFE TASK NY Release Party, Signal, Brooklyn, NY
Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA
Wine House, Chin's Push, Los Angeles, CA
The Dog Population, Central Park Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Spilt Scrum, Freddy, Baltimore, MD
If There's Something That You Want To Hear, You Can Sing It Yourself, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Ontario
Dead Gabbers Society, Peach, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Heartburn Cocktail, Shanaynay, Paris, France
Year One, TILE Project Space, Milan, Italy
Warm, Even, Adams and Ollman, Portland, OR
Cato Alexander, Mexico City, Mexico
McPoems, McDonald's, Los Angeles, CA
Levy Delval, Los Angeles, CA
The Composing Rooms, Berlin, Germany
Happy Hour at Flem's, Abilene, Brussels, Belgium
Mild Translation, Jupiter Woods, London, United Kingdom
Poetic Research Bureau, Los Angeles, CA
Essex Flowers, New York, NY
Capulet's Orchard, Chin's Push, Los Angeles, CA
Everyone deserves a second chance maybe, ltd, Los Angeles, CA
Private Party, Macie Gransion, New York, NY
Scorched Rune, TSA, Brooklyn, NY
Thunder Weep, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Cool Whip, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
CACKLE TAZ, Gallery Homeland, Houston TX
Couples Therapy, Bodega, Philadelphia, PA
A Ridding, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, NY
A Ridding, James Fuentes, New York, NY
An Opening, Open Space, Baltimore, MD
A Ridding, Regina Rex, Ridgewood, NY
Lake Eerie Blues, BUCKBUCK, Cleveland, OH
Viscous Cycle, Molasses Books, Brooklyn, NY
Whitmen, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA
Men's Warehouse, Shea Stadium, Brooklyn, NY
Riled Ponies, The Charleston, Brooklyn, NY
The Folding Chair 2:2, 61 Local, Brooklyn, NY

Curator, Motel, Brooklyn, NY (forthcoming)
Organizer, Liver, Loner, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, Texas
Curator, Brass Jingle / Brutalist Jungle, Et al., San Francisco, CA
Curator, From Dawn Till Dusk, SPF15, San Diego, CA
Curator, Everyday War, ASHES/ASHES, Los Angeles, CA
Organizer, Poetry Night @ Friday Flights, The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
Curator, Remains of the Day: Might, Will Return., Dodger Stadium Parking Lot, Los Angeles, CA
Curator, Dream Song 386, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Ontario
Editor, "Streetbreather," Night Papers 7
Curator, Blind Mime In Reverie, Know More Games, Brooklyn, NY
Co-Curator (with Spencer Longo), Hollywood, Florida, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
Curator, Raking the Though, Bikini Wax (Presented by NO Space), Mexico City, Mexico
Curator, Facsimile Clutch Groove, Brand New Gallery @ ALAC, The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, CA
Curator, Special Madness, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX
Curator, Conference Call in the Waiting Room, Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
Co-Curator (with Nathan Coutts), Spectrum, St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store, Minneapolis, MN
Curator, Mondays, et al., Chin's Push, Los Angeles, CA
Curator, Soup du Jour, Sadie Halie Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Co-Curator (with Michael Kennedy Costa & Rachel LaBine), Elastic de facto, Picture Menu at Carter & Citizen, Los Angeles, CA
Curator, Peripheral Prose, Longhouse Projects, New York, NY
Curator, Hot House, Longhouse Projects, New York, NY
Co-Curator (with Michael Kennedy Costa), Meghan Petras, Eleglance, Picture Menu, Brooklyn, NY
Co-Curator (with Rachel LaBine), Style As Substance, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX
Co-Curator (with Rachel LaBine), Style Points & Substance Pangs, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA
Co-Curator (with Michael Kennedy Costa), EJ Hauser & Ilse Murdock, Patois, Picture Menu, Brooklyn, NY
Curator, Liberti(n)es, Open Space, Baltimore, MD
Co-Curator (with Michael Kennedy Costa), Nathan Dilworth, Second Set, Picture Menu, Brooklyn, NY
Curator, For Your Health, Sponge HQ, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
Co-Curator (with Michael Kennedy Costa), Exit Light, Reference Gallery, Richmond, VA

Residency, Edward F. Albee Foundation, Montauk, NY
VCU Arts Graduate Travel Grant, Houston, TX
VCU Graduate Thesis/Dissertation Award, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
VCU Arts Graduate Travel Grant, Portland, ME
Lillian and Nat Reiss Scholarship, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
VCU Arts Graduate Travel Grant, Iowa City, IA
Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Residency and Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Dean's List (Every Semester), Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ

"Ben Fain in Conversation with Keith J. Varadi," Art Los Angeles Contemporary, The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, CA
Guest Lecturer, "Research Development," California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Visiting Artist, University of California, Riverside, CA
Moderator, "For All, By All," Art Los Angeles Contemporary, The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, CA
Visiting Artist, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Getting the High / Digging the Low, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Publications & Multiples Fair, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Alternative Antecedents, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Slide Jam, The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
Visiting Artist, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA