Monique van Genderen

 
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia
 
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
 
1991
MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
1987
BA, University of California at San Diego, CA

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2018
“Festsaal,” Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
 
"Monique Van Genderen," Miles McEnery, New York, NY
2017
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
2016
Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY
2015
"Manufactured Paintings," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
2014
TAI Modern, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2013
Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany
 
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
2012
DAmelio Gallery, New York, NY
 
Effearte, Milan, Italy
2011
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
 
Monique van Genderen, 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
 
Personal Exhibition, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA
2008
Effearte, Milan, Italy
 
Dirty Water, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany
2007
New Works, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA
 
Voges and Partner, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 
Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
2006
The Sensory Foundations of Mental Life, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA
 
Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium
 
Hammer Projects, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
 
Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens, Greece
2005
Le Consortium (with Kirsten Everberg), Dijon, France (link)
 
Within the same breath, Wexner Center for the Arts, 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
Sandroni Rey Gallery, Venice, CA

Group Exhibitions

2018
"If I go there, I won't stay there," ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA
 
“Being Here With You/ Estando aquí contigo: 42 Artists from San Diego and Tijuana,” Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA (link)
 
"Belief in Giants," Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY
2015
"Jacques Andre, 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, Chapman University, Orange, DC
2014
"Capture the Rapture," CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Ladies First!" Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany
 
Another Cats Show, 356 S. Mission, Los Angeles, CA
 
Galerie Michael Janssen, Singapore
2013
"High Low," Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
 
Painting in Place, Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND) at Farmers & Merchants Bank, Los Angeles, CA
 
Garden Party, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2012
Burning Colours, HOPSTREET, Brussels, Belgium
 
The Venice Beach Biennial, Venice, CA
 
The Planter Show, ForYourArt, Los Angeles, CA
2011
Dorothea, Ancient & Modern, London, UK
 
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, CH
 
Brandstrup Gallery, Oslo, Norway
 
Hoehenkoller, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
2008
Living Flowers: Ikebana and Contemporary Art, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2007
Back to Nature, Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
 
Twentieth Century Fox Studios, organized by the UCLA/Hammer Museum, 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 College of 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 Pintura de Castello, Museum de Belles Arts de Castello, Castello de la Plana, Spain
 
Masters & Johnson, Galeria Charro Negro, Guadalajara, Mexico
 
Off the Shelf: New Forms in Contemporary Artists Books, The Frances Lehmna Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Los Angeles Art Now, Galeri SE, Bergen, Norway
 
Rundumschlag, Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
 
Hotel California, Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA
 
Strictly Painting, presented by Galerie Michael Janssen, Dogenjaus Galerie, Voges + Partner Galerie, David Hunt, KLF-Project Space, New York, NY
2005
Wall Paintings, curated by Francis Colpitt, University of San Antonio, Texas
 
Strictly Painting III, The Right Side of Painting, Voges + Partner Galerie, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
 
Sight Lines, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, Germany
 
Closer to Home, The 48th Corcoran Biennial, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
2004
Full House, curated by David Pagel, Clairmont Graduate Art Gallery, Clairmont, CA
 
The sixth ammual 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, New York
 
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 Pain, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA
 
Fragments, PSprojectspace, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2002
Art of Paper, APER, Weatherspoon Museum of Art, 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, Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; traveled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
 
De Beaufort, Exposito, van Genderen, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
 
Painting beyond Painting, Christine Rose Gallery, New York, NY
1997
Trimmings and Scraps, Gavlak Projects, Silverlake, CA
 
Trans Inter Post: Hybrid Spaces, (curated by Pamela Bailey), UC Irvine, Irvine CA
 
Loves Labors Lost, (curated by Sue Spaid), collaboration with John Souza
1993
Private and public pleasures,curated by Lauren Lesko
 
School of Beauty, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Press

2018
"“If I go there, I won’t stay there” at ltd los angeles," Blouin Art Info, October 1 (link)
2017
Pagel, David, "Review: Monique van Genderen at Susanne Vielmetter: Liquid energy, on a grand scale," Los Angeles Times, September 30 (link)
2015
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 (link)
 
Schad, Ed, “Monique van Genderen,” Art Review, May (link)
2014
Abatemarco, Michael, "Bright star: Monique van Genderen's abstract paintings," Santa Fe New Mexican, August 8 (link)
2013
Knight, Christopher, "Review: Conceptual Spree, LAND's 'Painting in Place,'" Los Angeles Times, June 18 (link)
 
Shaw, Michael and Zellen Jody, 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, March 26
 
Frederick, Jeff, Review: 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 van Genderen 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)
2009
Knight, Christopher, Transmitted and transmuted Los Angeles Times, June 12
 
Miles, Christopher, Monique van Genderen at The Happy Lion, LA Weekly, May 27
 
Gibson, Allison, Monique van Genderen at the happy Lion, Art Ltd. Magazine, September
2008
Marzoccchi, Isella, Protagoniste Monique van Genderen, Allure, December, pp. 38-41
 
Hodge, Brooke, Seeing Things|Flower Power, T Magazine/New York Times, June 26
2007
Schtte, Christophe, Surfen Auf Malerei, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, No. 40, October
 
Cochran, Rebecca, Monique van Genderen at ACA Gallery of SCAD, Art in America, April, Vol. 95, No. 4, p. 147
 
Frank, Peter, Sensuous Strokes: Norman Bluhm, Monique Van Genderen, Jeff Gambill. LA Weekly, July 3
 
Taft, Catherine, Catherine Tafts Roundup of the Best Shows in LA in June, Saatchi-gallery.co.uk
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, September 30
 
VAC: Coleccin Valencia Arte Contemporneo, IVAM - Institut Valenci dArt Modern, Valncia, Spain (Exhibition catalogue)
 
Kurzner, Lisa, 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, Mary Kay, Ed. Off the Shelf, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center of Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
 
McFadden, Jane, Monique van Genderen, hammer.ucla.edu, (Illustrated essay)
 
Williams, Turia Stark, Monique Van Genderen Lectures, Presents Exhibition at SCAD-Atlanta, Scad.edu, (Illustrated essay)
2005
Knight, Christopher, Bold Forms, Elusive Colors, Los Angeles Times, September 30
 
Funke, Claudia, Four Young Artists at Michael Janssen, Klner Stadt-Anzeigen, March 17
 
Jankauskas, Jennifer, Wall Painting at UTSA gallery, Glasstire: texas visual art online, September
 
Binstock, Jonathan P. and Schmidt, Stacey, The 48th Biennial: Closer to Home, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC (Illustrated exhibition catalogue)
 
Colpitt, Frances, Wall Painting, University of Texas at San Antonio, TX
2004
Frank, Peter, Pick of the Week, LA Weekly, February 6-12, p. 142
 
Holte, Michael Ned, Critics Pics, Artforum.com, January 16
2003
Seidel, Miriam, A fine frenzy of pattern and color fit for Furness hall, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 10
 
Fallon, Roberta, Sketches: Labor Pains, Philadelphia Weekly, October 1-7, p. 42
 
Miller, Blake, What To Do, Philadelphia Magazine, September, p. 180
 
Baker, Alex, "Monique van Genderen", Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2002
OBrien, John, Monique van Genderen, Sandroni.Rey, Tema Celeste, Juli/August, No. 93
 
Pagel, David, Like the Real World Only Crisper, Los Angeles Times, May 10
 
Doll, Nancy and Platt, Ron, Art on Paper 2002, Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina Museum of Art, Greensboro, NC (Exhibition catalogue)
2001
Hall, Emily, On Being Abstract, Feverish, Suggestive, Sick, The Stranger, Issue November 29 - December 5
 
Turner, Elisa, A Visual Tale of Two Cities, The Miami Herald, October 28
 
Pagel, David, "Down to Earth and Eye Catching, Los Angeles Times, October 16
 
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, July 6
 
Harvey, Doug, Multiple Exposures, LA Weekly, Vol. 23, No. 35, July 20-26, pp. 52-53
 
Knight, Christopher, A Snapshot of L.A. Artists, Los Angeles Times, June 6
 
Harvey, Doug, Synthetics, LA Weekly, Vol. 23, No. 52, November 15-22, 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 UCLA Hammer Museum", Los Angeles, CA, (Exhibition catalogue)
1996
Kandel, Susan, Making a Fashion Statement of Subtlety in Fancy Pants, Los Angeles Times, July 7: F11
 
Curtis, Cathy, Distinguishing Marks, Los Angeles Times, O.C. Edition, October 22: F2-F3
 
Critics Choices, Los Angeles Reader, March 5
 
Lesko, Lauren, Public and Private Pleasures. Lauren Lasko and Nomadic Site, Los Angeles, CA (Exhibition catalogue)

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
 
IVAM, Institut Valencia dArt Modern, Valencia, Spain
 
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
 
Rita and Herbert Batliner Collection, permanent loan to the Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
 
U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.

Publications

2017
Batliner, Herbert, "Albertina : Sammlung Batliner Vol 2," Albertina Museum