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Monique van Genderen

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Monique van Genderen received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at San Diego in 1987 and her Master of Fine Arts degree from the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California in 1991. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Diego.

She has had numerous solo exhibitions, including Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Festsaal, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany; Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA; TAI Modern, Santa Fe, New Mexico; “The Gentle Art of Making Enemies,” Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany; D’Amelio Gallery, New York, NY; Efferate, Milan, Italy; “Personal Exhibition,” The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA; and Hammer Projects, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.

Recent group exhibitions include U.S. Embassy, Paramaribo, Suriname;...

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Biography

Monique van Genderen received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at San Diego in 1987 and her Master of Fine Arts degree from the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California in 1991. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Diego.

She has had numerous solo exhibitions, including Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Festsaal, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany; Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA; TAI Modern, Santa Fe, New Mexico; “The Gentle Art of Making Enemies,” Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany; D’Amelio Gallery, New York, NY; Efferate, Milan, Italy; “Personal Exhibition,” The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA; and Hammer Projects, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.

Recent group exhibitions include U.S. Embassy, Paramaribo, Suriname; “Being Here With You/Estando aquí contigo: 42 Artists from San Diego and Tijuana,” Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA; Albertina Museum, Rita and Herbert Batliner Collection, Vienna, Austria; “Flashback and Guests,” Stalke Galleri, Kirke Saaby, Denmark; “Jacques André, Jean-Pascal Flavien, Monique van Genderen, Ola Rindal, Josh Smith, Kelley Walker,” Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium; “Lost in a Sea of Red,” The Pit LA, Glendale, CA; “Be Abstract,” Galerie am Markt, Schwabisch Hall, Germany; “Be Abstract,” Ballhaus Ost, Berlin, Germany; “Stray Edge,” Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA; “Ladies First!,” Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany; Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium; “Capture the Rapture,” CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “High Low,” Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA; “Burning Colours,” HOPSTREET Gallery, Brussels, Belgium; The Venice Beach Biennial, Venice, CA; “Works of Paper,” ACME. Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Brandstrup Gallery, Oslo, Norway; and “Living Flowers: Ikebana and Contemporary Art,” Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA.

Her work is included in many public and private collections including AIG SunAmerica Inc., Los Angeles, CA; Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria; Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, Peoria, IL; IVAM (Institut Valencià d’Art Modern), Valencia, Spain; KB Home, Los Angeles, CA; Le Consortium, Dijon, France; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA ; Montblanc Cutting Edge Art Collection, Hamburg, Germany; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; and Rita and Herbert Batliner Collection, permanent loan to the Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria.

In 2004, van Genderen was the recipient of The Chinati Foundation Artist’s Residency, Marfa, TX.

Monique van Genderen lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

Artworks

16

Untitled, 2018

RELATED CATEGORIES

Abstracted Landscape / Architecture / Biomorphic Forms / Breadth of Field / Color / Color and Form / Figuration / Form / Installation Painting / Interplay of Colors / Intimacy / Los Angeles / Painting / Spectacle / Translucent Shapes / Visual Spectacles

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • 1991

    MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

  • 1987

    BA, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Miles McEnery Gallery, New York

  • Festsaal, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

  • 2017

    Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA 

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    U.S. Embassy, Paramaribo, Suriname 

  • Being Here With You/Estando aquí contigo: 42 Artists from San Diego and Tijuana,” Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA 

  • Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA 

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Education

  • 1991

    MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

  • 1987

    BA, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Miles McEnery Gallery, New York

  • Festsaal, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

  • 2017

    Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA 

  • TAI Modern, Santa Fe, NM

  • 2016

    Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY 

  • TAI Modern, Santa Fe, NM

  • 2015

    Manufactured Paintings, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

  • 2014

    Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY 

  • The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, Abstrakt Maler, Galeri Brandstrup, Oslo, Norway 

  • TAI Modern, Santa Fe, NM

  • 2013

    Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA

  • 2012

    D’Amelio Gallery, New York, NY 

  • Effearte, Milan, Italy

  • 2011

    Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA 

  • Kunstverein Heilbronn, Heilbronn, Germany 

  • The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany

  • 2009

    The Library: Start this Story Over, Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA 

  • The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2008

    Effearte, Milan, Italy 

  • Dirty Water, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany

  • 2007

    The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Voges and Partner, Frankfurt am Main, Germany 

  • Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

  • 2006

    The Sensory Foundations of Mental Life, Savannah College of Art and Design Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 

  • Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium 

  • Hammer Projects: Monique van Genderen, Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens, Greece

  • 2005

    Within the Same Breath…, (curated by Claudine Isé), Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

  • The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Howard House, Seattle, WA

  • 2004

    Locker Plant, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX 

  • The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2003

    Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

  • 2002

    New Work, Sandroni Rey Gallery, Venice, CA

  • 2001

    Venetia Kapernekas Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2000

    Sandroni Rey Gallery, Venice, CA

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    U.S. Embassy, Paramaribo, Suriname 

  • Being Here With You/Estando aquí contigo: 42 Artists from San Diego and Tijuana,” Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA 

  • Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA 

  • Belief in Giants, Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY 

  • You Are Here, San Diego Central Library, San Diego, CA

  • 2017

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

  • 2016

    Flashback and Guests, Stalke Galleri, Kirke Saaby, Denmark

  • 2015

    Jacques André, Jean-Pascal Flavien, Monique van Genderen, Ola Rindal, Josh Smith, Kelley Walker, Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium

  • Lost in a Sea of Red, The Pit LA, Glendale, CA 

  • Be Abstract, Galerie am Markt, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany 

  • Be Abstract, Ballhaus Ost, Berlin, Germany 

  • Stray Edge, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA

  • 2014

    Ladies First!, Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany 

  • Abstrakt Maler: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo, Norway 

  • Capture the Rapture, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Another Cats Show, 356 S. Mission, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Stijn Ank, Monique van Genderen, Jeremy Sharma, Galerie Michael Janssen, Volta Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

  • 2013

    High Low, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA 

  • Garden Party, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Painting in Place, Los Angeles Nomadic Division at Farmers & Merchants Bank, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Anders Kjellesvik/Monique van Genderen/J. Ariadhitya Pramuhendra, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany 

  • 2012

    Burning Colours, HOPSTREET, Brussels, Belgium 

  • The Venice Beach Biennial, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA 

  • The Planter Show, ForYourArt, Los Angeles, CA

  • Paper Does Not Blush, Galeri Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany

  • 2011

    Dorothea, Ancient & Modern, London, United Kingdom 

  • Works of Paper, ACME. Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Los Angeles Museum of Ceramics, ACME. Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2010

    Ambigu-Zeitgenoessische Malerie zwischen Abstraktion and Narration, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland; Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo, Norway 

  • Hoehenkoller, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Abstractive Measures, Arena Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

  • 2008

    Living Flowers: Ikebana and Contemporary Art, Japenese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Punto Linea Superficie (Dot Line Surface), Effearte, Milan, Italy

  • 2007

    Back to Nature, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria 

  • Twentieth Century Fox Studios (organized by The UCLA/Armand Hammer Museum of Art), Los Angeles, CA 

  • Fleeing the Scene, The Happy Lion Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Small but Beautiful, Gasser & Grunert Inc, New York, NY 

  • Sparkle Then Fade, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA 

  • Modern Lovers, Glendale Community College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA 

  • Group Show, Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens, Greece

  • 2006

    Art Unlimited, (curated by Samuel Keller), Art Basel 37, Basel, Switzerland 

  • III Edicio del Certamen Internacional de Pinture de Castello, Museo de Bellas Artes de Castellón, Castello de la Plana, Spain

  • Masters & Johnson, Charro Negro Galeria, Guadalajara, Mexico 

  • Off the Shelf: New Forms in Contemporary Artists’ Books, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar 

  • Los Angeles Art Now, Galeri SE, Bergen, Norway 

  • Rundumschlag, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria 

  • Hotel California, Glendale Community College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA 

  • Strictly Painting, presented by Galerie Michael Janssen, Dogenjaus Galerie, Voges + Partner Galerie, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, David Hunt, KLF- Project Space, New York, NY

  • 2005

    Monique van Genderen and Kirsten Everberg, Le Consortium, Dijon, France

  • Wall Paintings (curated by Frances Colpitt), University of San Antonio, TX 

  • Strictly Painting III, The Right Side of Painting, Voges + Partner Galerie, Frankfurt am Main, Germany 

  • Sight Lines, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, Germany 

  • The 48th Corcoran Biennial: Closer to Home, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 

  • 2004

    Full House (curated by David Pagel), East Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA 

  • The Sixth Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, The New Museum, New York, NY 

  • Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA 

  • So Few Opportunities, So Many Mistakes (curated by Josh Smith), Champion Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY 

  • Wake-up and Apologize, Hayworth Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2003

    Small Works, Margo Victor Presents, Hollywood, CA 

  • The Greatest Album Covers That Never Were, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

  • The Art of Paint, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA 

  • Fragments, PS Project Space, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 2002

    Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Museum of Art, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC 

  • RAID Projects, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Fake Paintings, Kbond, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2001

    Lineformcolor, Howard House, Seattle, WA 

  • Big Plastic, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA 

  • Cross-Cuts; Seven Los Angeles Artists, Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College, Los Angeles, CA 

  • Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles, The UCLA/Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL

  • De Beaufort, Exposito, van Genderen, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

  • Painting beyond Painting, Christine Rose Gallery, New York, NY

Grants & Awards

  • 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, CA

  • 2006

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

  • 2004

    Chinati Foundation Artist in Residence, Marfa, TX

Collections

  • AIG SunAmerica Inc., Los Angeles, CA

  • Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, Peoris, IL

  • Eileen Harris and Peter Norton Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA

  • KB Home, Los Angeles, CA

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA

  • Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

  • U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.

  • Rita and Herbert Batliner Collection on permanent loan to the Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria

  • Le Consortium, Dijon, France

  • IVAM (Institut Valencià d’Art Modern), Valencia, Spain

  • Montblanc Cutting Edge Art Collection, Hamburg, Germany.

Bibliography

  • 2017

    Pagel, David, “Monique van Genderen: Liquid Energy on a Grand Scale”, Los Angeles Times, 30 September.

  • 2015

    Melrod, George, “Monique van Genderen: ‘Manufactured Paintings’, Brad Eberhard: ‘Screen Gems’ at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects”, art ltd., May/June. 

  • Schad, Ed, “Monique van Genderen”, ArtReview, May, 

  • Wagley, Catherine, “5 Free Art Shows You Should See in L.A. This Week”, LA Weekly. 

  • Blouin Art & Auction Magazine January, pp. 75.

  • 2014

    Abatemarco, Michael, “Bright star: Monique van Genderen’s abstract paintings,” Pasatiempo Magazine, 8 August.

  • Sarroff, Amanda. “Absorbing the Depths of Monique van Genderen’s Constellation of Paintings.” Artsy 16 October.

  • 2013

    Knight, Christopher, “Review: Conceptual Spree, LAND’s ‘Painting in Place,’” Los Angeles Times, 18 June.

  • Shaw, Michael and Jody Zellen. “Olga Koumoundourous and Monique van Genderen at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects.” ArtScene April.

  • Massadas, Bruna, “Monique van Genderen at Susanne Vielmetter,” The Face Painters, 26 March. 

  • Frederick, Jeff. “Exhibition Reviews: Monique van Genderen.” Art In America January.

  • 2012

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

  • Soto, Paul, “Down by the Boardwalk”, Art in America, 18 July.

  • 2011

    Ihlefeld, Claudia. “Alles, was sie zeichnen kahn.” Stimme.de 24 September. 

  • Pagel, David. “Panache and purpose collide.” The Los Angeles Times 25 August. 

  • “Kristin Calabrese, Monique van Genderen and Mindy Shapero.” The Huffington Post 23 August. 

  • Pagel, David. “Los Angeles Museum of Ceramic Art at ACME.” Los Angeles Times 13 January. 

  • Kilston, Lyra. “Los Angeles Museum of Ceramic Art.” Artforum 20 January.

  • 2010

    Bitterli, Konrad, Ambigu - Contemporary Painting between Abstraction and Narration, exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

  • 2009

    Knight, Christopher. “Transmitted and transmuted.” Los Angeles Times 12 June. 

  • Miles, Christopher. “Monique van Genderen at the Happy Lion.” LA Weekly 27 May. 

  • Bernier / Eliades Gallery 1999-2009, Agra Publications, Athens, Greece 

  • Hammer Projects 1999-2009, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2008

    Gibson, Allison. “Monique van Genderen at the Happy Lion,” Art Ltd. Magazine September. 

  • Marzoccchi, Isella. “Protagoniste Monique van Genderen.” Allure December, pp. 38-41.

  • 2007

    Hodge, Brooke. “Seeing Things|Flower Power.” T Magazine/New York Times 26 June. 

  • Schütte, Christophe. “Surfen Auf Malerei.” Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, No. 40 October. 

  • Frank, Peter. “Sensuous Strokes: Norman Bluhm, Monique van Genderen, Jeff Gambill.” LA Weekly 3 July. 

  • Taft, Catherine. “Catherine Taft’s Roundup of the Best Shows in LA in June.” Saatchi-gallery.co.uk. 

  • Cochran, Rebecca. “Monique van Genderen at ACA Gallery of SCAD.” Art in America Vol. 95, No. 4, April, p. 147.

  • 2006

    Devrin, Bayar. Frog. No. 4, Automne-Hiver, pp. 68-70. 

  • Defendini, Fabian. Frog. No. 4, Automne-Hiver: pp. 70-71.

  • Schwabsky, Barry. “Monique van Genderen: The Happy Lion.” Artforum Vol. 44, No. 5, January, pp. 228-229. 

  • “Continuing and Recommended Exhibitions.” ArtScene 30 September. 

  • VAC: Colección Valencia Arte Contemporáneo, exhibition catalogue, IVAM - Institut Valencià d‘Art Modern, Valencia, Spain

  • Kurzner, Lisa, Monique van Genderen: The Sensory Foundations of Mental Life, exhibition catalogue, ACA Gallery of the Savannah College of Art and Design Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

  • Lombino, Mary Kay, Off the Shelf, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center of Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.

  • McFadden, Jane. “Monique van Genderen.” hammer.ucla.edu. 

  • Williams, Turia Stark. “Monique van Genderen Lectures, Presents Exhibition at SCAD-Atlanta.” Scad.edu. 

  • 2005

    Knight, Christopher. “Bold Forms, Elusive Colors.” Los Angeles Times 30 September. 

  • Funke, Claudia. “Four Young Artists at Michael Janssen.” Kölner Stadt-Anzeigen 17 March. 

  • Jankauskas, Jennifer. “Wall Painting at UTSA gallery.” Glasstire: texas visual art online September. 

  • Binstock, Jonathan P. and Stacey Schmidt, The 48th Biennial: Closer to Home, exhibition catalogue, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. 

  • Colpitt, Frances, Wall Painting, University of Texas at San Antonio, TX.

  • 2004

    Frank, Peter. “Pick of the Week.” LA Weekly 6-12 February, p. 142. 

  • Holte, Michael Ned. “Critics Pics.” Artforum.com 16 January.

  • 2003

    Seidel, Miriam. “A fine frenzy of pattern and color fit for Furness’ hall.” Philadelphia Inquirer 10 October. 

  • Fallon, Roberta. “Sketches: Labor Pains.” Philadelphia Weekly 1-7 October, p. 42. 

  • Miller, Blake. “What To Do.” Philadelphia Magazine September, p. 180. 

  • Baker, Alex, Monique van Genderen, exhibition catalogue, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA. 

  • 2002

    O’Brien, John. “Monique van Genderen, Sandroni.Rey.” Tema Celeste No. 93, July/August, 

  • Pagel, David. “Like the Real World Only Crisper.” Los Angeles Times 10 May. 

  • Doll, Nancy and Ron Platt, Art on Paper 2002, exhibition catalogue, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC.

  • 2001

    Hall, Emily. “On Being Abstract, Feverish, Suggestive, Sick.” The Stranger 29 November – 5 December. 

  • Turner, Elisa. “A Visual Tale of Two Cities.” The Miami Herald 28 October. 

  • Pagel, David. “Down to Earth and Eye Catching.” Los Angeles Times 16 October. 

  • Subotnick, Ali. “Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles.” Frieze No. 62 October. 

  • Dambot, Shana Nys. “Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles.” Tema Celeste July/August. 

  • Goodale, Gloria. “Art Goes West.” The Christian Science Monitor 6 July. 

  • Harvey, Doug. “Multiple Exposures.” LA Weekly Vol. 23, No. 35, 20-26 July, pp. 52-53. 

  • Knight, Christopher. “A ‘Snapshot’ of L.A. Artists.” Los Angeles Times 6 June. 

  • Harvey, Doug. “Synthetics.” LA Weekly Vol. 23, No. 52, 15-22 November, p. 48. 

  • Griffin, Tim. “Monique van Genderen.” Time Out New York February. 

  • Von Schlegell, Mark. “Snapshot: New Art From Los Angeles.” Art & Text, No. 75, p. 76. 

  • Ferguson, Russell, and Claudine Ise, Snapshot: New Art From Los Angeles, exhibition catalogue, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.