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Artists

Monique van Genderen


1965 Born in Vancouver, CA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, US

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Monique van Genderen
1965 Born in Vancouver, CA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, US

EDUCATION

1991
MFA California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, US

1987
BFA University of California at San Diego, US

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
Belief in Giants, Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, US
Monique van Genderen, Ameringer, McEnery, Yohe , New York, US

2015
Monique Van Genderen, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, US

2014
Monique Van Genderen, Ameringer, McEnery, Yohe , New York, US
Monique van Genderen, Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo, NO
Monique van Genderen, Eight Modern Gallery, Santa Fe, US

2013
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, US

2012
D’Amelio Gallery, New York, US
Effearte, Milan, IT

2011
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, US
Monique van Genderen, Kunstverein Heilbronn, Heilbronn, DE
The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, DE

2009
The Library: Start This Story Over, Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, US
Personal Exhibition, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, US

2008
EffeArte, Milan, IT
Dirty Water, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, DE

2007
New Works, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, US
Voges and Partner, Frankfurt, DE
Ruzicska, with Kate Costello, Salzburg, AT

2006
The Sensory Foundations of Mental Life, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, US
Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brüssel, BE
Hammer Projects, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US
Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens, GR

2005
Within the same breath…, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, US
The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, US
Howard House, Seattle, US
Le Consortium, with Kirsten Everberg, Dijon, FR

2004
Locker Plant, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, US
The Happy Lion, Los Angeles CA

2003
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, US

2002
Sandroni Rey Gallery, Venice, US

2001
Venetia Kapernikas Gallery, New York, US

2000
Sandroni Rey Gallery, Venice, US

1999
Deep River Gallery, with Margo Victor, Los Angeles, US

1996
Standard of Living, Amanda M. Obering Gallery, Los Angeles, US

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
U.S. Embassy, Paramaribo, SR
Being Here With You/Estando aquí contigo: 42 Artists from San Diego and Tijuana,
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, USA
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, USA
Belief in Giants, Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, USA
You Are Here, San Diego Central Library, San Diego, USA

2017
Rita and Herbert Batliner Collection, Albertina Museum, Vienna, AT

2016
Flashback and Guests, Stalke Galleri, Kirke Saaby, DK

2015
L´oiseau Présente - Be Abstract, Galerie am Markt, Schwäbisch Hall, DE
Group Exhibiion, Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, BE

2014
Capture the Rapture, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, US

2013
High Low, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, US
Anders Kjellesvik / Monique van Genderen / J. Ariadhitya Pramuhendra, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, DE
Garden Party, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US

2013
Painting in Place, (Presented by LAND - Los Angeles Nomadic Divsion), Farmers and Merchants Bank, Los Angeles, US

2012
Burning Colours, Hopstreet, Brussels, BE
The Venice Beach Biennial, Venice, US
The Planter Show, forYourArt, Los Angeles, US
Paper does not blush, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, DE

2011
Los Angeles Museum of Ceramics, curated with Roger Herman, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles, US
Dorothea, Ancient & Modern, London, UK
Works of Paper, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles, US

2010
Branstrup Gallery, Oslo, NO
Ambigu – Contemporary Painting Between Abstraction and Narration, curated by Konrad Bitterli, Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, CH
Höhenkoller, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, US
Abstractive Measures, Arena Gallery Santa Monica, US

2008
Living Flowers Ikebana and Contemporary Art, curated by Karen Higa, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, US
Punto Linea Superficie (Dot Line Surface), EffeArte, Milan, IT

2007
Back to Nature, Ruzicska, Salzburg, AT
Twentieth Century Fox Studios, (organized by The UCLA/Hammer Museum), Los Angeles, US
Fleeing the Scene, The Happy Lion Gallery, Los Angeles, US
Small but Beautiful, Gasser & Grunert, Inc., New York, US
Sparkle Then Fade, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, US
Modern Lovers, Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, US
Group Show, Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens, GR

2006
Art Unlimited, curated by Samuel Keller, Art Basel 37, Basel, CH
III Edició del Certamen Internacional de Pintura de Castelló, Museu de Belles Arts de Castelló, Castelló de la Plana, ES
Masters & Johnson, Galeria Charro Negro, Guadalajara, MX
Off the Shelf: New Forms in Contemporary Artists’ Books, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, US
Los Angeles Art Now, Galleri SE, Bergen, SE
Rundumschlag, Ruzicska, Salzburg, AT
Hotel California, Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, US

2005
Wall Paintings, curated by Francis Colpitt, University of San Antonio, US (cat)
Strictly Painting III. The Right Side of Painting, Voges and Partner Galerie, Frankfurt, DE
Sight Lines, Galerie Michael Janssen, Köln, DE
Closer to Home, The 48th Corcoran Biennial, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., US (cat)

2004
Full House, curated by David Pagel, Clairmont Graduate University Art Gallery, Clairmont, US
The sixth annual altoids curiously strong collection, The New Museum, New York, US
Consolidated Works, Seattle, US; Arthouse, Austin, US, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, US
So few opportunities, so many mistakes, curated by Josh Smith, Champion Fine Art, Brooklyn, US
Wake-up and apologize, Hayworth Gallery, Los Angeles, US

2003
Small Works, Margo Victor Presents, Hollywood, US
The greatest album covers that never were, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, US
The Art of Pain, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, US
Fragments, PSprojectspace, Amsterdam, NL

2002
Art of Paper (cat.), APER, Weatherspoon Museum of Art, Greensboro, US
Raid Projects, Los Angeles CA
Fake Paintings. Kbond, Los Angeles, US

2001
Lineformcolor, Howard House, Seattle,US
Big Plastic, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, US
Cross-Cuts: Seven Los Angeles Artists, Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College, Los Angeles, US
Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles (cat.), Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, US
De Beaufort, Exposito, van Genderen, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, US
Painting beyond Painting, Christine Rose Gallery, New York, US

1997
Trimmings and Scraps, Gavlak Projects, Silverlake, US
Trans Inter Post: Hybrid Spaces, curated by Pamela Bailey, UC Irvine, Irvine, US
Loves Labor‘s Lost, curated by Sue Spaid, collaboration with John Souza

1993
Private and public pleasures (cat.), curated by Lauren Lesko, Los Angeles, US
School of Beauty (cat.), Los Angeles, US

AWARDS

2019
Chiaro Award, Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin Headlands, USA

2018
Federal Courthouse Building Art Commission for the GSA, Arts and Architecture Program, Harrisburg, PA

2017
West Hollywood 1% for the Arts Public Art Commission, West Hollywood, USA

2006
The Castellón County Council III International Painting Prize, Castellón, Spain (shortlisted)

2004
Chinati Foundation Artist in Residence, Marfa, TX

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013
Shaw, Michael and Jody Zellen. “ArtScene: Olga Koumoundourous and Monique Van Genderen at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects,” April
Frederick, Jeff. “Exhibition Reviews: Monique Van Genderen”, Art In America, January

2012
Cohen, Edie. “What a Hunk”, Interior Design, August 1

2011
Pagel, David. “Panache and purpose collide”, The Los Angeles Times, August 25
“Kristin Calabrese, Monique vanGenderen and Mindy Shapero”, The Huffington Post, August 23
Pagel, David. “Los Angeles Museum of Ceramic Art at ACME”, Los Angeles Times, January 13
Kilston, Lyra. “Los Angeles Museum of Ceramic Art“, Artforum, January 20

2010
Bitterli, Konrad. “Ambigu - Contemporary Painting between Abstraction and Narration”,
Kunstmuseum St. Gallen (Exhibition catalogue)
Bitterli, Konrad. Ambigu - Contemporary Painting between Abstraction and Narration, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen (Exhibition catalogue)
Jet Set Saturdays: Keramik at the Pacific Design Center, online
http://www.artlurker.com/2010/05/jet-set-saturdays-“keramik”-at-the-pacific-design-center/

2009
Knight, Christopher. “Transmitted and transmuted.” Los Angeles Times, June 12: D20 (illustrated).
Miles, Christopher. “Monique van Genderen at The Happy Lion”, LA Weekly, May 27, 2009, pg. 38. Gibson, Allison. “Monique van Genderen at the happy Lion”, Art Ltd. Magazine, September, 2009

2008
Marzoccchi, Isella. “Protagoniste Monique van Genderen”, Allure, December, pgs 38-41
Hodge, Brooke. “Seeing Things|Flower Power,” T Magazine/New York Times, June 26 (illustrated). http://themoment.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/06/26/seeing-things-flower- power/.

2007
Schütte, C. “Surfen Auf Malerei”, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Oktober, Nr. 40
Cochran, R. “Monique van Genderen at ACA Gallery of SCAD”, Art in America, April, Vol. 95, No. 4, p. 147
Frank, P. “Sensuous Strokes: Norman Bluhm, Monique Van Genderen, Jeff Gambill.” www.laweekly.com
Taft, C. „Catherine Taft’s Roundup of the Best Shows in LA in June“, Saatchi-gallery.co.uk

2006
Devrin, B. Frog, No. 4, Automne-Hiver, pp. 68-70
Defendini, F. Frog, No. 4, Automne-Hiver: pp. 70-71
Schwabsky, B. „Monique van Genderen: The Happy Lion”, Artforum, Vol. 44, No. 5, Januar, pp. 228-229
“Continuing and Recommended Exhibitions”, Artscenecal.com
VAC: Colección Valencia Arte Contemporáneo, IVAM - Institut Valencià d‘Art Modern. València,
(Exhibition catalogue)
Kurzner, L. Monique van Genderen: The Sensory Foundations of Mental Life. ACA Gallery of the Savannah College of Art and Design Atlanta, Atlanta GA (Exhibition catalogue)
Lombino, M. K. ed. Off the Shelf. The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center of Vassar College,
Poughkeepsie NY (Exhibition catalogue)
McFadden, J. „Monique van Genderen”, hammer.ucla.edu, (Illustrated essay)
Williams, T. „Monique Van Genderen Lectures, Presents Exhibition at SCAD-Atlanta”, Scad.edu,(Illustrated essay)

2005
Knight, C. „Bold Forms, Elusive Colors“, LA Times, 30.09.
Funke, C. „Four Young Artists at Michael Janssen“, Kölner Stadt-Anzeigen, 17.03.
Jankauskas, J. „Wall Painting at UTSA gallery”, Glasstire: texas visual art online, September,
http://live.glasstire.com
Binstock, J. P. / Schmidt, S. The 48th Biennial: Closer to Home, The Corcoran Gallery of Art WA
Colpitt, F. Wall Painting. University of Texas at San Antonio, TX (Exhibition catalogue)

2004
Frank, P. Pick of the Week, L.A. Weekly, 6 –12.02, p. 142
Holte, M. N. „Critics Pics“, Artforum.com, 16.01.
Pagel, D. „Harnessing the Subtle Play of Light“, Calendar Section, LA Times, Friday, 16.01.

2003
Seidel, M. „A fine frenzy of pattern and color fit for Furness’ hall”, Philadelphia Inquirer, 10.10.
Fallon, R. „Sketches: Labor Pains”, Philadelphia Weekly, 1-7.10. , p. 42
Miller, B. “What To Do”, Philadelphia Magazine, September, p. 180
Baker, A. Monique van Genderen. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA

2002
O’Brien, J. „Monique van Genderen, Sandroni.Rey”, Tema Celeste, Juli/August, No. 93
Pagel, D. „Like the Real World Only Crisper”, Los Angeles Times, 10.05.
Doll, N. / Platt, R. Art on Paper 2002. Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina Museum of Art, Greensboro NC (Exhibition catalogue)

2001
Hall, E. „On Being Abstract, Feverish, Suggestive, Sick“, Thestranger.com, no.11, 29.11./05.12.
Turner, E. „A Visual Tale of Two Cities“, The Miami Herald.com, 28.10.
Pagel, D. „Down to Earth and Eye Catching“, Los Angeles Times, 16.10.
Subotnick, A. „Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles“, Frieze, no. 62, Oktober Dambot, S. N. „Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles“, Tema Celeste, Juli/August
Goodale, G. „Art Goes West“, The Christian Science Monitor, 06.07.
Harvey, D. „Multiple Exposures“, LA Weekly, No. 35, 20-26.07.
Knight, C. „A ‘Snapshot’ of L.A. Artists“, L.A. Times, 06.06.
Harvey, D. „Synthetics“, LA Weekly, vol. 23 no. 52, 20-26.06., p. 48
Griffin, T. „Monique van Genderen”, Time Out New York, Februar, 2001
Von Schlegell, M. „Snapshot: New Art From Los Angeles“, Art & Text, no. 75, p. 76
Ferguson, Russell, and Claudine Ise. Snapshot: New Art From Los Angeles UCLA Hammer
Museum, Los Angeles, CA, (Exhibition catalogue)

1996
Kandel, S. Making a Fashion Statement of Subtlety in ‘Fancy Pants’, Los Angeles Times, 07.11. Curtis, C. „Distinguishing Marks“, Los Angeles Times, O.C. edition, 22.10.
“Critic’s Choices.” Los Angeles Reader, 05.03.

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