Catherine Telford-Keogh

Catherine Telford Keogh’s work explores the visual and material language of objects, and their physical and psychological relationship to the body through sculpture and video. She received her MFA in Sculpture from Yale (2011), MA in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies from Yale (2013) and BA in Fine Art from the University of Waterloo. Recent exhibitions include FLAT FOOD at Roberta Pelan (solo), Rot: Compost and Surgery at the Seattle Art Museum, WA; Bronx Calling, Bronx Museum, NYC; Legal Tender, The Alice, WA and Video Snack, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA. Telford-Keogh currently lives and works in Toronto.

b. 1986, Mississauga, ON. Lives and works in Toronto.

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The telephone melted into a pond of blue goo in Jasmine’s clammy palm after a caller’s obscene message. Glass, Unico® Stuffed Manzanilla Olives, Maynards Swedish Berries, White Wood Letters by Artminds®, 9” pigmented FlexFoam-iT! ® III, LEGO® found objects, 3D printed cookies, Yankee Candle® Home Sweet Home® Fragrance SpheresTM, Del Monte® Sliced Peaches Yellow Cling Peaches, President’s Choice® The Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookie, Bick’s® Dill Pickles, Smooth-Cast® 325, 326, Miscellaneous Objects, Aluminum Drain, Inkjet Print on Transparency, Con-Tact® Brand Creative CoveringTM Self-Adhesive Shelf and Drawer Liner, Granite, Snake Plywood, 12″ x 42” x 42”, 2018

The telephone melted into a pond of blue goo in Jasmine’s clammy palm after a caller’s obscene message. Glass, Unico® Stuffed Manzanilla Olives, Maynards Swedish Berries, White Wood Letters by Artminds®, 9” pigmented FlexFoam-iT! ® III, LEGO® found objects, 3D printed cookies, Yankee Candle® Home Sweet Home® Fragrance SpheresTM, Del Monte® Sliced Peaches Yellow Cling Peaches, President’s Choice® The Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookie, Bick’s® Dill Pickles, Smooth-Cast® 325, 326, Miscellaneous Objects, Aluminum Drain, Inkjet Print on Transparency, Con-Tact® Brand Creative CoveringTM Self-Adhesive Shelf and Drawer Liner, Granite, Snake Plywood, 12″ x 42” x 42”, 2018

Catherine Telford-Keogh, The BaByliss Ultra Series institutionalized all forms of human function into low, flat intensities, Modern mathematics and sullied diapers was all Hal needed to formulate the abstruse and truly terrifying theological models that characterize Contemporary Life, Installation view, 2018

Catherine Telford-Keogh, The BaByliss Ultra Series institutionalized all forms of human function into low, flat intensities. Plexiglas Unico Olives, 3D printed grapes, Del Monte® Sliced Peaches Yellow Cling Peaches, Hellmann’s® Light Mayonnaise, Pigmented FlexFoam-iT! ® III, Yankee Candle® Home Sweet Home® Fragrance SpheresTM, Forbo Flooring System Rubber, Betty Crocker® Cup, Froot Loops®, Bick’s® Dill Pickles, President’s Choice® The Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookie, Hot Dog Trays 8-Pack, Smooth-Cast® 325, 326, Hair, Cast Ash Tray and IKEA Cereal Bowl, Miscellaneous Objects, Aluminum Drain, Inkjet Print on Transparency, Con-Tact® Brand Creative CoveringTM Self- Adhesive Shelf and Drawer Liner, Granite, Snake Plywood, 12” x 42” x 42”, 2018.

Catherine Telford-Keogh, The BaByliss Ultra Series institutionalized all forms of human function into low, flat intensities. Plexiglas Unico Olives, 3D printed grapes, Del Monte® Sliced Peaches Yellow Cling Peaches, Hellmann’s® Light Mayonnaise, Pigmented FlexFoam-iT! ® III, Yankee Candle® Home Sweet Home® Fragrance SpheresTM, Forbo Flooring System Rubber, Betty Crocker® Cup, Froot Loops®, Bick’s® Dill Pickles, President’s Choice® The Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookie, Hot Dog Trays 8-Pack, Smooth-Cast® 325, 326, Hair, Cast Ash Tray and IKEA Cereal Bowl, Miscellaneous Objects, Aluminum Drain, Inkjet Print on Transparency, Con-Tact® Brand Creative CoveringTM Self- Adhesive Shelf and Drawer Liner, Granite, Snake Plywood, 12” x 42” x 42”, 2018.

Catherine Telford-Keogh, Modern mathematics and sullied diapers was all Hal needed to formulate the abstruse and truly terrifying theological models that characterize Contemporary Life, Plexiglas Unico® Olives, Pigmented FlexFoam-iT! ® III, Yankee Candle® Home Sweet Home® Fragrance SpheresTM, Forb Flooring System Rubber, Betty Crocker® Coffee Mug, Bick’s® Dill Pickles, President’s Choice® The Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookie, Hot Dog Trays 8-Pack, Smooth-Cast® 325, 326, Hair, Cardboard Valentines Cartoon Heart Hands, Miscellaneous Objects, Aluminum Drain, Inkjet Print on Transparency, Con-Tact® Brand Creative CoveringTM Self-Adhesive Shelf and Drawer Liner, Granite, Snake Plywood, 12″ x 42″ x 42″, 2018

Catherine Telford-Keogh, Modern mathematics and sullied diapers was all Hal needed to formulate the abstruse and truly terrifying theological models that characterize Contemporary Life, Plexiglas Unico® Olives, Pigmented FlexFoam-iT! ® III, Yankee Candle® Home Sweet Home® Fragrance SpheresTM, Forb Flooring System Rubber, Betty Crocker® Coffee Mug, Bick’s® Dill Pickles, President’s Choice® The Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookie, Hot Dog Trays 8-Pack, Smooth-Cast® 325, 326, Hair, Cardboard Valentines Cartoon Heart Hands, Miscellaneous Objects, Aluminum Drain, Inkjet Print on Transparency, Con-Tact® Brand Creative CoveringTM Self-Adhesive Shelf and Drawer Liner, Granite, Snake Plywood, 12″ x 42″ x 42″, 2018



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