B. 1959 in New York City


1981        B.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

1980-81    International School of Graphics, Venice, Italy

1980-81    Calcografia Nazionale, Rome, Italy

Solo Exhibitions: 

2014        " Action & Accident: Paintings by Cecily Kahn." Kent State University, OH. 

2010         “Call and Response” Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT

2006         “Cecily Kahn Recent Work” Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY

2006         “Cecily Kahn Recent Work” Thomas Dean Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2005         “Cecily Kahn Recent Work” Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY

1998           Solo Exhibition at The Painting Center, New York, NY

 Selected Group Exhibitions:

2019       “The Shaping of America” curated by Carrie Patterson, AnnMarie Gardens, Solomons Island, MD

2018        “Blurring Boundaries: The women of AAA 1936-present “ curated by Rebecca DiGiovanni, Murray State University, Kentucky

                 Ewing Gallery, Univeristy of Tennesee, Knoxville 

2017        '3 Abstract Painters' Jonathan Frost Gallery, Rockland, ME

2016        “Chromatic Space” AAA Group Show, Shirley Fitermen Art Center, BMCC

2016        "The Onward of Art: American Abstract Artists 80th Anniversary Exhibition" curated by Karen Wilkin, New York, NY

2016         “Visible Histories” curated by Max Weintraub, Abrons Art Center 

2014         American Abstract Artists, Morgan Stanley, Purchase, NY

2013         American Abstract Artists, Kent State University Art Gallery, Ohio

2012         American Abstract Artists International: 75th Anniversary - 

 ParisCONCRET, Paris, France

2012        “Papperazzi” Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

2012        "Mic:Check (occupy)" Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011        “Abstraction” The Icebox and Grey Area Gallery at Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2011        “Beyond Measure” C2 fine Art, St Petersburg, FL

2011        “Maine as Muse” Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY

2011        “American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary” O.K. Harris Gallery, New York, NY

2011        “Splendor of Dynamic Structure: Celebrating 75 years of the American 

                 Abstract Artists” Johnson Museum, Cornell University

2011        “Paper 2011” Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

2010        “Apocalypse Now; Its All Good” Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009        “Artists Choice” Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY

2008        “Drawing Atlas” Lohin Geduld Gallery, NYC, NY

2008        “Secret Spaces” Jonathan Frost Gallery, Rockland,  Maine 

2006        “181st Invitational” The National Academy Museum & School of Fine Art” NYC

2006        “War is Over”  Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006        “Little Women” curated by James Kalm,  Dam Stultrager Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2005        “Three Generations of Abstraction”  The Leubsdorf Art Gallery at 

                 Hunter College, NYC

2005         “Optical Simulations”  Yellow Bird Gallery, Newburgh, NY 

2005         “Works on Paper”  Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2005         “Ideal; Selections from the American Abstract Artists” 

                  Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY 


Sweet Briar Museum , Sweet Briar College, Pennsylvania

Scott Memorial Study Collection, Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania

The Permanent Collection at the Bond Market Association

Lizabeth & Frank Newman Collection


Saint Mary's College 2010

Vermont Studio Center 2008


The American Abstract Artists as of 1997

Chair of the Board of Advisors, The Painting Center, NY