Curriculum Vitae


2018   Monmouth Museum of Art, Monmouth, NJ. 39th Annual Juried Art Exhibition

           Burlington Art Center, Burlington, IA. Longing for Another Realm*

           ICON Gallery, Fairfield, IA. Found in Translation

           IHCC Gallery, Ottumwa, IA. Longing for Another Realm*

2017   Freeport Art Museum, Freeport, IL. Found in Translation

           Blanden Art Museum, Fort Dodge, IA. Oak Hill Juried Exhibtion

           Anomaly Gallery, Ottumwa, IA. Resonance*

           Oskaloosa Art Center, Oskaloosa, IA. Visible Invisible

           Anomaly Gallery, Ottumwa, IA. Ethereal Tides

2016   FIGGE Art Museum, Davenport, IA. Rock Island Exhibit Juried by Julie Rodrigues Widholm director of De Paul Art Museum. 

          Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL. Small Wonder group exhibition

          Borrego Art Institute, Borrego, CA. The Art of Photography

           ICON: Iowa Contemporary Art Gallery, Fairfield, IA. Black and White

2015   Gallery 56, Fairfield, IA. Life Inside*
           Corridor 2120, Fresno, CA. Invisible Cities
2014   ICON: Iowa Contemporary Art Gallery, Fairfield, IA.
           David Barnett Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.
2013   Galerie Metanoia, Paris, France. International Juried Art Exhibition. Un Seul Grain de Riz
2011   Crussell Fine Art Gallery, Orange, CA. Rap-10
           Teeple Hansen Gallery, Fairfield, IA. Gallery Artists
           ICON: Iowa Contemporary Art Gallery, Fairfield, IA. Three Women
2010  Teeple Hansen Gallery, Fairfield, IA. Grand Reopening Show
           David Barnett Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.
           ICON: Iowa Contemporary Art Gallery, Fairfield, IA. Invitational
           Teeple-Hansen Gallery, Fairfield, IA. Women’s Show
2009   ICON: Iowa Contemporary Art Gallery, Fairfield, IA. Icon Artists
           Corner-House Gallery, Cedar Rapids, IA. Introductions*
           LACDA, Los Angeles, CA. Snap to Grid
           Emerald Gallery, Fairfield, IA. Light of God
           Teeple-Hansen Gallery, Fairfield, IA. Group Show
2008   Emerald Gallery, Fairfield, IA. International Juried Small Works Show
2007   Henderson Gallery, Fairfield, IA.
2001   Galleria Il Sottoportego, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy.
1999   Unity Gallery, MUM, Fairfield, IA.

* Denotes one or two person show.


2010         Rajamangala University of Art and Design. Chiang Mai, Thailand. Textile Design.
2006-10   Teeple Art Institute, Fairfield, IA. Painting and Drawing
2003-05   Peralta College, Berkeley, CA. Textile/Surface Design
2002         University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. BA in Fine Art
2001          Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy. Printmaking


The Burlington Hawk Eye: Abstract Art as Meditation in Action; Ananda Kesler brings "Longing for Another Realm" to the Art Center of Burlington by Bob Saar, July 5, 2018

KBUR News Radio: Diving into Another Realm by Athena Moad, July 6, 2018

The Uncarved Blog: Artist Ananda Kesler is featured in The Hawk Eye: Abstract art as meditation in action  blog by Ken Chawkin, July 12, 2018

The Iowa Source: Found in Translation, Four Fairfield Women Exhibit at ICON, February, 2018

The Ottumwa Curier: Southeast Iowa Artists exhibit at Anomaly Gallery, April 27, 2017

The Ottumwa Post, Anomaly Gallery Presents Resonance, April 27, 2017 

The Fairfield Weekly Reader: Three Artists to Show at Anomaly Gallery, April 27, 2017

The Iowa Source: Black and White Exhibit at ICON by Hal Massover, July 2016.

The Fairfield Weekly Reader: Black and White Photo Show at ICON, June 1, 2016

The Iowa Source: Artist to exhibit at FIGGE Art Museum by Merideth Seimsen, March 2016.

Fresno Bee: Corridor 2122 hosts the LUNA Art Collective for ArtHop by Donald Munro, May 2015. Artist Ananda Kesler Captures Her Inner World by Mo Ellis, November, 2015.

Painter's Bread: Ananda Kesler interviewed by Mike Rutherfurd, May 2011.

Selected Collections

Nathan and Elizabeth Schweitz
Gary and Barbara Wacknov
David and Joannie McGuiness
Jay and Susan Marcus
John and Mary Poblocki
Greg and Lael Greenstreet
Noah and Vidi Schechtmann
David and Marcia Sykes
Eva Edelstein
Kat Patterson

Charles Hall