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Awards and Recognition


Everson Museum, Café Gallery, Syracuse, NY -One Artist Show- January 1994

Liedenfrost Gallery- Hector, NY-  "Recent paintings of the Finger Lakes and Ithaca" One Man Show- September 2004 


 Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA - Career Retrospective, "Two Generations of Pennsylvania Regionalist Painting" - A father and son show of William and Brian Keeler- Spring 2004


Laura Craig Gallery, Scranton, PA - “Plein Aire Studies and Studio transformations” One-Man-Show - Oct/Nov 2003


Arnot Art Museum, Elmira NY - Two Artist Show- July 2002


Laura Craig Gallery at Skytop - One Man Show - Summer 2002


Avenue Art Gallery, Endicott, NY - “American Painters" - Group Show- April 2002


EMCA Gallery, Tunkhannock, PA - One Man Show- March 2002


Central Market Art Gallery, Lancaster, PA - “The Art of Influence- Two teachers, two students from The York Academy of Arts, 25 years later"- November 2000


West End Gallery, Corning, NY - Two Artist Show- July 2000


Laura Craig Gallery, Scranton, PA - One Artist Show- March 2000


Laura Craig Gallery, Scranton, PA - One Artist Show- June 1997


Just Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY - One Artist Show- April 1996


Kings College, Wilkes-Barre, PA - One Artist Show-March 1996


Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA - One Artist Show- January 1996


George Waters Gallery, Elmira College, Elmira, NY - Two Artist Show with Treacy Zeigler November 1995


Hazleton Art League Gallery, Hazleton, PA - One Artist Show- November/1994

Dewire Center, Eagles Mere, PA - Two Artist Show- August 1994


Tioga Art Space, Owego, NY - One Artist Show- March 1994

Schweinforth Art Center Gallery, Auburn, NY- Still Life Artists of the Northeast- Sept/Oct 2006 


West End Gallery, Corning, NY -Two artist show with Treacy Zeigler- March/April 2005


Blue Heron Gallery, Wyalusing, PA- "Watercourse- Group Show" - Aug/Sept 2005 


 Titus Gallery- Ithaca, NY,  "Recent Paintings of Ithaca and the Finger Lakes"  One Man Show- September 2004 


Auradell Gallery at the Stroudsmoor Inn, Stroudsburg, PA, "Recent Landscapes"  One Man Show- September 2004



Blue Heron Gallery, Wyalusing, PA "Everyday Life Genre Show" Group Show- Aug/Nov 2006 


Blue Heron Gallery, Wyalusing, PA "Observing Color and Light" One Man Show- Nov 05/ May 2006 


 Blue Heron Gallery, Wyalusing, PA "The Sky Above Us" Group Show Aug/Oct 2007


West End Gallery, Corning NY- One-Man-Show- March/Aril 2007


Blue Heron Gallery, Wyalusing, PA "Illumination- Fire, Light and Heat" Group SHow- Aug/Sept 2008 


Lizza Gallery , Tunkhannock, PA- "Enduring Traditions" Two-Man Show with Tom Wise- Summer 2008


West End Gallery, Corning, NY- Two-Man Show with Jim Ramsdell- Spring 2009 


Atomic Tom's Gallery, Binghamton, NY- "Summer Light, Eternal Land" One-Man Show- August 2009


Blue Heron Gallery, Wyalusng, PA- "When Life is Still- Still life paintings of the Northeast" Group show- Dec 09/April 2010 


Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA- National Juried Figurative Competition- Autumn 2009 


Laura Craig Gallery, Scranton, PA- "When Life is Still, Part II" Group show May/June 2010 


Titus Gallery- Ithaca, NY- "Light on the Land" - Dec 09 to March 2010 


Yates County Art Center Gallery- Penn Yan, NY "Topography of Light" June/July 2010 


Pauly Friedman Gallery- Misericordia University, Dallas, PA "A Vision of Rhythm- Recent Landscapes and Townscapes" July/September 2010


Laura Craig Gallery- Scranton, PA "Light of Italy" Two-man-show with Tom Wise,  Sept/Oct  2010 


Gmeiner Art Center Gallery- Wellsboro, PA "Topography of Light" January/February 2011 


Titus Gallery- Ithaca, NY "Lake Light, Recent Paintings of the Finger Lakes Region" Oct/Nov 2011 


Titus Gallery- Ithaca, NY "The Light of Summer" July/August 2012 


West End Gallery- Corning, NY "Recent Work" A three-artist show with Bridget Bossart Van Otterloo and Brian Hart- Sept- Oct 2012 


Orazio Salati Gallery- Binghamton, NY "More Than Nude- Recent Figurative and Landscape Paintings" Sept/Oct 2012 


Rodger Lapelle Gallery- Philadelphia, PA "Painterly Pursuits- landscapes of Maine, Pennsylvania and New York with Recent Figurative Work"  March 2013 


West End Gallery- Corning, NY- Two Artist Show with Bridget Bossart Van Otterloo- Sept 2013 


Laura Craig Gallery- Scranton, PA - Two Artist Show with Thomas Wise- Nov Dec 2013


 The Quiet Life Gallery- Lambertville,NJ "Vedute Italiane, Italian Views" Nov-Dec 2013


The Rodger Lapelle Gallery- Philadelphia, PA- "Luminous Nature" March 2014


The Laura Craig Gallery- Scranton, PA "Topography of Light" August 2014 


 West End Gallery- Corning, NY "Recent Work" with Bridget Bossart Van Otterloo, September 2014


Packwood House Museum- Lewisburg, PA "Plein Air France and Italy" with Simonne Kiven,  November 2014 


Rodger LaPelle Gallery- Philadelphia, PA "Luminous Liaisons- Recent work from Italy and America by Brian Keeler"  March 1 to 31, 2015 


Laura Craig Gallery and AFA Gallery- Lumen Picturae, recent paintings by Brian Keeler, two concurrent shows.  August, 2015 


Titus Gallery- Ithaca, NY The Spirit of Lake Light,  November to December 2015 


Rodger LaPelle Gallery- Philadelphia, PA, "The Ineluctable Modality of the Visible" March and April 2016 


Roberson Museum- Binghamton, NY- "Heliodelic Topography" One-man-show, June 2016 to January 2017


Evelyn and Seymore Graham Award- Regional Exhibit, Hazleton Art League - April, 1994


Second Place Award-Regional Exhibit, Afa Gallery, Scranton, PA - April 1994


Second Place Award- Regional Exhibit, Marywood University, Scranton, PA -July 1994


Best of Show- River Reflections Exhibit, Susquehanna Studio, Uniondale, PA- October 1996


Best of Show- Regional Exhibit juried by Hilton Kramer, Wyoming Seminary Kingston, PA - April 1996


Best Of Show- 64th Regional Exhibit, Arnot Museum, Elmira, NY March 1997


Grumbacher Award- Cooperstown National Exhibit, Cooperstown, NYJuly 1998


Best of Show- Northeastern Regional, Scranton, PA October, 2000


Best of Show- Regional exhibit, EMCA Gallery, Tunkhannock, PA- Spring 2001


Best of Show-,Williamsport-Lycoming Arts Council Williamsport, PA- Spring 2002


First Place- Williamsport-Lycoming Arts Council, Williamsport, PA- Spring 2003


Wright Memorial Award for Oil Painting- Cooperstown National Exhibit, Cooperstown,NY – Summer 2004


Best of Show- Regional Exhibit. Williamsport-Lycoming Arts Council Wiliamsport, PA -Spring 2005


Best of Show- Regional Exhibit- EMCA Gallery, Tunkhannock, PA- Summer 2007


Best of Show- Regional Exhibit- Roberson Museum, Binghamton, NY- Summer 2008


Best of Show- "Inspired by the Susquehanna Exhibit" Cultural Council of Luzerne County- WIlkes-Barre,PA - Fall 2008


Best of Show- "A Sense of Place- Regional Exhibit" Butternut Gallery, Montrose, PA- Spring 2009 


Best of Show- Regional Exhibit-Roberson Museum, Binghamton, NY - Summer 2009 

 Best Oil Painting- "Regional Exhibit" Butternut Gallery, Montrose, PA- Spring 2011

Merit Award- One of three top honors- Roberson Museum, Binghamton, NY - Summer 2011 

Burchen Memorial Award-  Cooperstown National Exhibit- Cooperstown, NY- Summer 2014 

Top award for Oil painting- Focus Regional Exhibit, Butternut Gallery, Montrose, PA Spring 2016 

John Arnot Sr Award for Oil painting- Arnot Art Museum, Regional Exhibit, Spring 2016

Best Plein Air Oil -  Plein AIr Magazine's Plein Air Salon, Winter 2017 

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