Yale University, College of Art, MFA in Painting, New Haven CT, 1987

Minneapolis College of Art and Design, BFA, Minneapolis MN, 1976


John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 2015

American Academy of Arts and Letters Purchase Prize, 2015

Elected Member of the National Academy, 2015

ArtPrize, 2013

Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, 2003

Benjamin Altman Figure Prize, National Academy Museum, New York NY, 1996,1998


Kent Fine Art, New York, NY, 2016

Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY, 2015

Tibor de Nagy, New York NY, 2013

John Davis Gallery, Hudson NY, 2013

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Lancaster PA, 2011

Lohin-Geduld Gallery, New York NY, 2006, 2007, 2010

Denise Bibro Gallery, New York NY, 2003

Maurice Arlos Fine Arts, New York NY, 2002

Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco CA, 2001



Worlds Without End, Brian Morris Gallery and Buddy Warren Inc., New York NY, 2015
B Side, No. 4 Studio, Brooklyn NY, 2015
Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York NY, 2015
Soul, Novella Gallery, New York NY, 2014
Mixtape, NO.4 Studio, New York NY, 2014
John Davis Gallery, Hudson NY, 2013
Silence & Noise, Whispers, Hints, Narrative and Declarations, The Next Gallery, Metropolitan College of New York, New York NY, 2013
The Jam, Steven Harvey Fine Arts Projects, New York NY, 2012
Red Herring, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia PA, 2012
Juried Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York NY, 2012, 2000,1998
Artists' Choice, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York NY, 2009
Drawing Atlas, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York NY, 2008
Women Subjects by Women Artists: Rosemarie Beck, Isabel Bishop, Barbara Grossman, Alice Neel, Kyle Staver, Fordham University, New York NY, 2004
Two Generations of Women Artists from New York, Haverford College, Haverford PA, 2000


Visiting Artist, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua NY, 2017, 2015

Visiting Artist, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT, 2017, 2014

Visiting Artist, Western Connecticut University, Danbury CT, 2014

Visiting Faculty, New York Studio School, New York NY, 2017, 2014

Panelist, New York Studio School, Territory of the Imagination: Kyle Staver, Jules de Balincourt, Julie Heffernan, and Xico Greenwald, New York NY, 2014

Visiting Artist, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore MD, 2014

Panelist, MICA, True Believers: Kyle Staver, Raoul Middleman, Dawn Clements, and Tom Burckhardt, 2013

Visiting Artist, University of Indiana, Bloomington IN, 2013

Visiting Artist, MICA, Baltimore MD, 2013

Visiting Artist, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore MD, 2013

Visiting Artist, Jerusalem Studio School, Jerusalem Israel, 2012

Panelist, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Fourth Wall: Kyle Staver, David Cohen and Martha Schwendener, Philadelphia PA, 2012

New York Studio School Drawing Marathon, New York NY, 2012

Artist Talk and Workshop, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Lancaster PA, 2011


Einspruch, Franklin. “Hail the High Priestess: Kyle Staver and the Cult of Painting,” Artcritical 28 Sept. 2015.

Ebony, David. “Top 10 New York Gallery Shows This Fall,” Artnet News 22 Sept. 2015.

Yau, John. “Paradise Regained, If Only for the Night,” Hyperallergic 13 Sept. 2015.

Wilkin, Karen. The Hudson Review 2014.

Radell, Thaddeus. “Kyle Staver: Theater of the Odd,” Painting Perceptions 21 Nov. 2013.

Yau, John. “How to Kiss the Sky: Kyle Staver’s Recent Paintings.” Hyperallergic 27 Oct. 2013.

Maidman, Daniel. “Theophany: Kyle Staver’s Greek Myth Paintings at Tibor de Nagy Gallery.” Huffington Post 16 Oct. 2013.

Doubrovskaia, Maria. “Kyle Staver on Myth, Irony and Being a Painter.” Project Inkblot 2013. Web.

Kaczmarczyk, Jeffrey. “Art Prize 2013.” 23 Sept. 2013. Web.

Barry, Mark. “Myth and Magic on the Hudson.” IonArts 2 June 2013. Web.

Haider, Faheem. “Kyle Staver: Painting in Relief.” Anartism 18 Feb. 2014. Web.

Samet, Jennifer. “Kyle Staver.” Beer with a Painter 9 Feb. 2013. Web.

Einspruch, Franklin. “Surety and Uncertainty.” The New York Sun 5 Feb. 2013.

Seed, John. “Into the Mythological Zone.” Huffington Post 2 Feb. 2013.

Goodrich, John. “Kyle Staver: Paintings, Prints, Reliefs.” 18 Feb. 2013. Web.

Butler, Sharon. “In Her Own Words: Kyle Staver.” Two Coats of Paint 26 Jan. 2013

Kohler, William Echkardt. “Painting Lives! ‘Mark, Wipes, Scrape, Shape’ at Spaceshifter.” Huffington Post 29 Nov. 2012.

Keeting, Zachary. “Kyle Staver.” Gorky’s Granddaughter 9 Dec. 2011. Web.

“Kyle Staver.” ArtPneuma 22 Feb. 2012. Web video.

Miller, Chris. “Push Pull Riverside Arts Center.” New City Art 19 June 2012. Web.

Belz, Carl. “Wherefore the Figure, Wherefore the Self.” Left Bank Art Blog 17 May 2012. Web.

The Labletter, 13th Edition 2011.

Seed, John. “A Brother Honored.” Huffington Post 13 Dec. 2011.

Smith, Roberta. “The Listings: Kyle Staver Recent Works.” New York Times 18 March 2010.

Wilkin, Karen. “At the Galleries.” The Hudson Review Vol. LXI, No. 1, Spring 2008.

Naves, Mario. “Unabashedly Under the Influence: Powerful Tributes to Precedent.” New York Observer 30 Jan. 2006.

Johnson, Ken. “The Listings: Kyle Staver.” New York Times 20 Jan 2006.

Goodrich, John. “Cozy, Playful and Disciplined.” The New York Sun 12 Jan. 2006.

Naves, Mario. “A Sensation (Minus the Buzz): The Intimate, Acutely Observed.” New York Observer 27 Oct. 2003

Smith, Roberta. “A Profusion of Painting, Very Much Alive.” New York Times 10 May 2002.