Chicago, b.1988

Linnea Kniaz

Linnea Kniaz (b. 1988 Chicago, IL) earned an MFA from California Institute of the Arts (2016) and a BA with honors in visual art and art history from Skidmore College (2010). Kniaz has recently exhibited at Paula Cooper Gallery (New York, NY), Magenta Plains (New York, NY), Vacancy LA (Los Angeles, CA), Human Resources (Los Angeles, CA), Torrance Shipman Gallery (Brooklyn, NY), Mint Gallery, CalArts (Valencia, CA), Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY), Bakersfield College (Bakersfield, CA), and at The Jewish Museum, New York as part of In Response: The Arcades. She has also been included in shows at numerous project spaces in Brooklyn including Y2K Group, Greene & Nostrand, Helper Projects, Weekend Projects, and ZAX. Kniaz lives and works in New York, NY.

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Biography

Linnea Kniaz (b. 1988 Chicago, IL) earned an MFA from California Institute of the Arts (2016) and a BA with honors in visual art and art history from Skidmore College (2010). Kniaz has recently exhibited at Paula Cooper Gallery (New York, NY), Magenta Plains (New York, NY), Vacancy LA (Los Angeles, CA), Human Resources (Los Angeles, CA), Torrance Shipman Gallery (Brooklyn, NY), Mint Gallery, CalArts (Valencia, CA), Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY), Bakersfield College (Bakersfield, CA), and at The Jewish Museum, New York as part of In Response: The Arcades. She has also been included in shows at numerous project spaces in Brooklyn including Y2K Group, Greene & Nostrand, Helper Projects, Weekend Projects, and ZAX. Kniaz lives and works in New York, NY.

Artworks

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Green, Breaking into More, 2019

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21st Century Art / Abstraction / Acrylic on Canvas / Acrylic Paint / Acrylic Painting / Aluminum / American Art / Architecture / Art of the 2010s / Atypical Forms and Shapes / Brick / Bright Colors / Chicago / Color and Form / Contemporary American Art / Inspiration from Architecture / Installation / Lyrical Expression / Multidisciplinary Approach / Organic Forms / Painting / Restrained Expression / Sculpture / Spatiality / Textured Surface / United States / Vinyl Tubing / Women Artists

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • 2016

    California Institute of the Arts, MFA

  • 2010

    Skidmore College, B.A., Double major in Visual Art and Art History, Summa Cum Laude

  • 2008

    Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Running Bond, Magenta Plains, New York, NY

  • 2018

    Between The Window And The Pipe, Y2K Group at 5A, Brooklyn, NY

  • Jackie Winsor, Linnea Kniaz, curated by Laura Hunt, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    and I'll have a pepper-shaker in my cave, so laugh, curated with Kate Eringer, LTD Los Angeles, CA

  • 2018

    Frame Structures, Magenta Plains, New York, NY

  • 2017

    Binder #2, organized by Emily Ludwig Shaffer for In Response: The Arcades, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY

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Education

  • 2016

    California Institute of the Arts, MFA

  • 2010

    Skidmore College, B.A., Double major in Visual Art and Art History, Summa Cum Laude

  • 2008

    Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Running Bond, Magenta Plains, New York, NY

  • 2018

    Between The Window And The Pipe, Y2K Group at 5A, Brooklyn, NY

  • Jackie Winsor, Linnea Kniaz, curated by Laura Hunt, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2016

    A Noiseless Patient Spider, VACANCY, Los Angeles, CA

  • Even Ecology, Mint Gallery, CalArts, Valencia, CA

  • 2014

    One Before And After Two, Weekend Projects, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2013

    Double Baptism, performance and exhibition with Laura Hunt, Helper Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    and I'll have a pepper-shaker in my cave, so laugh, curated with Kate Eringer, LTD Los Angeles, CA

  • 2018

    Frame Structures, Magenta Plains, New York, NY

  • 2017

    Binder #2, organized by Emily Ludwig Shaffer for In Response: The Arcades, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY

  • 2016

    Shifting Subjecthoods, curated by Jenni Crain, Torrance Shipman Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • Exit Interview, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA

  • You’d Give Him a Flower, He’d Keep it Forever, curated by Jenni Crain, ZAX, Brooklyn, NY

  • Opening Negotiations, curated by Michael Richards, Bakersfield College, Bakersfield, CA

  • Daraprim, Greene & Nostrand, Brooklyn, NY

  • Soft Remove , Vacancy Gallery at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

  • 2013

    Lol and the Garden of Good and Evil, Brooklyn, NY

  • The Show is a Leo, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2012

    Lunar Notions, Brooklyn, NY

  • 2008

    Growing Symbols, Cultuurhuis Diamantslijperij, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Grants & Awards

  • 2017

    Guest Professor, School of Architecture undser Wang Shu, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

  • 2015

    Dean’s Project Award, California Institute of the Arts

  • 2012

    Vermont Studio Center Full Fellowship

  • 2010

    Senior Art Thesis Exhibition Honors Prize, Skidmore College

  • 2009

    Harry F. Gaugh Travel Grant, Skidmore College

Publications

  • 2018

    Amoria. Space Sisters Press.

Bibliography

  • 2018

    Piseno, Tabitha, “Critics’ Picks: Frame Structures.” Artforum, April 20.

  • “The More The Merrier: 7 Group Shows to See in NYC Right Now.” Artspace, April 20.

  • Tilley, John Martin, “One-Two Punch.” Office Magazine, April 16.

  • Stehle, Barbara, “Jackie Winsor, Linnea Kniaz at Paula Cooper Gallery.” Luxe Magazine, February.

  •  Loizou, Nicolette, “Paradoxes in Jackie Winsor and Linnea Kniaz at Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.” Blouin Artinfo, January 18.

  • Mousse Magazine, January.

  • Art Viewer, February.

  • 2016

    Robinson, Leanna, “Vacancy: Linnea Kniaz.” Artillery Magazine, November 9.

  • Terremoto, November.