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Monique van Genderen

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


Monique van Genderen

born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Lives and works in Los Angeles, US


MFA California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, US

BFA University of California at San Diego, US


Afterimages, Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Each of these Paintings Can Be Named After a Famous Painter, Gallery Platform Los Angeles, online

Paintings are People Too, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA

Festsaal, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Belief in Giants, Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, US
Monique van Genderen, Ameringer, McEnery, Yohe , New York, US

Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY

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

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

Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, US

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, US

Sandroni Rey Gallery, Venice, US

Venetia Kapernikas Gallery, New York, US

Sandroni Rey Gallery, Venice, US

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

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


20 Years, Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

The light touch, Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
To Start A Painting, Kunstmuseum Rosa Luxembourg Platz, Berlin, Germany

If I go there, I won‘t stay there, ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA
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

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

Flashback and Guests, Stalke Galleri, Kirke Saaby, DK

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

Capture the Rapture, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, US

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Chinati Foundation Artist in Residence, Marfa, TX


Frausto, Elisabeth. „New mural goes up on Girard Avenue in La Jolla: Can you spot the Berlin connection?,“ La Jolla Light, January 22

„If I go there, I won’t stay there“ at ltd los angeles,“ Blouin Art Info, October 1

Pagel, David, „Review: Monique van Genderen at Susanne Vielmetter: Liquid energy, on a grand scale,“ Los Angeles Times, September 30

Wagley, Catherine. „5 Free Art Shows You Should See in L.A. This Week,“ LA Weekly, March 4
„Ameringer McEnery Yohe: Monique van Genderen,“ Art + Auction, January
Melrod, George, „Monique van Genderen and Brad Ebberhard at Susanne Vielmetter LA Projects,“ art ltd., May/June
Schad, Ed, „Monique van Genderen,“ Art Review, May

Abatemarco, Michael, „Bright star: Monique van Genderen‘s abstract paintings,“ Santa Fe New Mexican, August 8

Knight, Christopher, „Review: Conceptual Spree, LAND‘s ‚Painting in Place,‘“ Los Angeles Times, June 18
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

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

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

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“keramik”-at-the-pacific-design-center/

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

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). power/.

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.”
Taft, C. „Catherine Taft’s Roundup of the Best Shows in LA in June“,

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”,
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”,, (Illustrated essay)
Williams, T. „Monique Van Genderen Lectures, Presents Exhibition at SCAD-Atlanta”,,(Illustrated essay)

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,
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)

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

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

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)

Hall, E. „On Being Abstract, Feverish, Suggestive, Sick“,, no.11, 29.11./05.12.
Turner, E. „A Visual Tale of Two Cities“, The Miami, 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)

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.


„Murals of La Jolla,“ La Jolla Community Foundation, La Jolla, CA


AIG SunAmerica Inc., Los Angeles, CA
Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, Peoris, IL
Eileen Harrisand Peter Norton Family Foundation, SantaMonica, CA KB Home, Los Angeles, CA
IVAM, Institut Valencia dArt Modern, Valencia, Spain
Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LosAngeles, CA
Montblanc Cutting Edge Art Collection, Hamburg, Germany Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Rita and Herbert Batliner Collection, permanent loan to the Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.