Marthe Keller lived in Rome in the 1960s and returns every year from New York to work in Italy. She studied painting with Sal Scarpitta at the Maryland Institute and made wall drawings for Sol Lewitt. Keller’s first significant exhibitions were in New York and Palermo, Sicily in 1982, followed by more than 22 solo exhibitions including Corso Ricorso, on tour in Italy, Germany and the USA from 2008 to 2011. The artist’s works are in numerous collections including the MET Museum, MOMA, Whitney Museum and British Museum. She has received fellowships from the NEA, NYFA, and The MacDowell Colony among others. Marthe co-founded and was President of the BAU Institute arts residency. She is an adjunct professor at Hunter College in New York.