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Judi Keyani is a native of Minnesota, but has lived in California since 1963. Her interest and study of art as an avocation grew throughout college and during her professional study and practice in the field of Nursing. Since 1994 she has devoted her time more completely to artwork and has completed numerous formal courses in a variety of media. Keyani attends painting workshops regularly, frequently in France and Italy.

Keyani works primarily in pastels and oils; her subjects include landscapes, figures, and still lifes, chosen for their inherent beauty and structural interest. She bases her compositions on shape relationships and the descriptive quality of line, using color for its rich, exciting dimension. Keyani is a member of Gallery 9 in Los Altos and is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of the West Coast. Her work is represented in collections in California, Florida, Minnesota, and Tennessee; Australia, Germany, and Norway.


B. S., Biology, Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota
B. S. N., Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
M. S. N., University of California, San Francisco


"Heart's Delight" Exhibit, Los Altos History Museum, 2011. 1st Place, Landscape
Pastels USA, 2010, Art Museum of Los Gatos
Pastels USA, Triton Museum, Santa Clara — 2009
Los Altos Impressions, Los Altos History Museum — 2006
Arts Alive Exhibit, Los Altos, 1st Place, Pastels — 2005
Pastels, USA Annual competition of the Pastel Society of the West Coast; Triton Museum — 2004
Bechtel Int'l Center, Stanford University French-American Friendship Dinner — 2004
Accent Arts Show, Pacific Art League, Nature's Images. 3d Place — 1998
Pacific Art League juried shows: 2nd Place in Landscape Show — March 1996
Community Service sites with the Pacific Art League — 1995 - 2000


Gallery 9, Featured Artist — September, 2016
Gallery 9, Featured Artist — August, 2014
Featured artist (two person show), Gallery 9, April 2012
Featured Artist, Gallery 9, Los Altos — February, 2010
Featured Artist, Gallery 9, Los Altos — September, 2007
St. Michael's Alley, Palo Alto — Winter, 2005-2006
Gallery 9, Featured Artist — June, 2005
Gallery 9, Featured Artist — February, 2003
Alliance Francaise, San Francisco (Two-woman show) — January, 2003
Bechtel Int'l Center, Stanford University (Two-woman show) — April, 2002
St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Palo Alto — Spring, 2001
Gallery 9, Featured Artist — October, 2000
Stanford University Faculty Club — Summer, 2000
Gallery 9, Featured Artist — October, 1998
Palo Alto Unitarian Church — June, 1998
Caffe Verona, Palo Alto — April, 1998
Bechtel Int'l Center, Stanford University — January, 1998
Elizabeth Norton Gallery, Pacific Art League — March, 1997


Email: jkeyani@earthlink.net

Yellow Trees, Mahan, Iran — Oil
Doorway in Yazd, Iran — Pastel
Moshir Garden Hotel, Yazd, Iran — Oil
Rayen Citadel, Kerman, Iran
Mountains of Rochebaudin, Provence — Pastel
Artichoke with Lemons — Pastel, 9" x 13.5"
Overlooking the Surf II — Pastel, 16 " x 17"