Katherine Bernhardt

 Katherine Bernhardt 

 

 b. 1975, St Louis, MO

 Lives and works in New York

   

 Education:
 

 2000    MFA School of Visual Arts, NY, NY 

 1998    BFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago

             NYU Summer Intensive Program

             International School of Art in Umbria

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2017      Green, CANADA, New York, NY
              Karma, Amagansett, NY
              Mural, Project Wall, St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
              Focus: Katherine Bernhardt, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
              Concrete Jungle Jungle Love, Lever House Art Collection, New York, NY
2016      Product Recall: New Pattern Paintings, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

2015      Strawberry Banana Power Smoothie, Carl Freedman Gallery, London, UK 
              Pablo and Efrain, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY
              Fruit Salad, Venus Over Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

 2014     Doritos and Diet Coke, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, CA 
              Stupid, Crazy, Ridiculous, Funny Patterns, CANADA, NY, New York

 2013     Watermelon, Smiley Faces, Ice Cream, Popsicles, Avocado and Sun, 

              Roberto Paradise, San Juan Puerto Rico

              Holiday Services, Katherine Bernhardt and Youssef Jdia, The Hole, NYC, NY

 2012     Nomad, Loyal Gallery, Malmo, Sweden

 2011     Rites of Spring Passage, Carbon 12, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 2010     Hot Pop Time Machine, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

              Tombouctou 52 Jours, CANADA, New York, NY

              Lila Dit Ca, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France

 2009     Super Models and Swatch Watches, Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain

              Wonder Women, Carbon 12, Dubai

              Greeky, Ransom, London, UK

              Kate, Giselle, Natalia, Agyness, Simon, Kanye and George, CANADA, New  York

 2007     Drunken Hot Girls, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris France

              Kiss Me Kate, Galleri Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden

              Black White Silver Gold Baby, installation with CHANEL and New York                 
              Magazine, CHANEL 64th and Madison Avenue, NY, New York

              La Dolce Vita, Galeria Glance, Torino, Italy

              Flesh for Fantasy, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland

              Girls on Film, Cannes, France

              Budapest, The Gellert Hotel, 10:15pm, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna, Austria

              Winter Special Crazy Fun, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France

 2005     96 Degrees in the Shade, CANADA, New York

              Women of the Forest, Greener Pastures Gallery, Toronto, Canada

              Where the Spirits Dwell, Galeria Comercial, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 2004     Pleasure and Paint, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna, Austria

 2003     Dots, Team Gallery, New York

              Kenny Schachter ConTEMPorary, New York

 2001     Team Gallery

              Modern Culture at The Gershwin Hotel, New York

 2000     Team Gallery, New York, NY

 

 Selected Group Exhibitions:

 2017      Unobstructed Views, Library Street Collective & MoCAD, Hawkins Ferry House,
               Grosse Point Shores, MI
               Reinventing the Figure, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy 

               Animal Farm, curated by Sadie Laska, Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT
               Hope and Hazard: A Comedy of Eros, curated by Eric Fischl, Hall Art Foundation,
               Reading, VT
               A New Subjectivity, curated by Jason Stopa, Pratt Manhattan, NY
               Black & White, Tripoli Gallery, Southhampton, New York
               Drawing Island, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2016       What's Up 2.0, Curated by Lawrence van Hagen, London, UK
               Fort Greene curated by Adrianne Rubenstein, Venus over Los Angeles, CA
               Manifesta 11: The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Zurich, Switzerland
               Piston Head II: Artists Engage the Automobile, Venus LA, Los Angeles, CA 
               Goulding the Lolly, Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York, NY
               The 5th of July, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA
               Make Painting Great Again, CANADA, NY

2015       No Man's Land, Rubell Collection, Miami, FL
               Full of Peril and Weirdness: Painting as Universalism, Curated by Robin Peckham
               and Wanwan Lei, M Woods, Beijing, China

               Tiger Tiger, Salon 94 Bowery, New York, NY
               #crowded house, Harper's Books, NY
               Painting 1,2,3, Kate Macgarry, London, UK
               Call and Response, Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York, NY
               Eagles II, Galeria Marlborough, Madrid, Spain  

 2014      Early Man, The Hole, New York, NY 
               New Image Painting, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
               Live and Let Die, Stuart Shave/ Modern Art, London, UK
               PURPLE STATES & Cafe Dancer Pop-Up, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
               Don't Look Now, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
               Paint New York, Kunstforeningen Gl Strand in Copenhagen 
               All That Glitters, Curated by Athena Barat and Rebecca Jampol, The Gateway           

               Project, Newwark, New Jersey

 2013      Chicken or Beef?, The Hole, New York, NY

               Independants, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

               Gestures, V1 Gallery, Colta, Basel, Switzerland

               Work, Klaus Von Nichtssagand, NY, New York

               The Triumph of Human Painting, Bull and Ram, NY, New York

               Skateboards, Curated by Brian Alfred, Artware Editions, NY, New York

               Extravagant Features, Curated by Clarissa Darlymple, NY, New York

               Pin up Magazine Design Wee, Salon94, NY, New York

               Cloth Made More Interesting by People, Feature, NY, New York

 2012      I glove U, Reynolds Gallery, New York, NY

               You Won’t be Bored Tonight, V.1 Copenhagen, Denmark

               Bernhardt, Frost, Kitaj, Rivers, Schumann, Williams, Marlborough Gallery, NYC

               Twisted Sister, Dodge Gallery, New York, NY

               Material: A Group Show, Salon 94, Freemans Alley, New York, NY

               Danger Curve Ahead, Ober Gallery, Kent, Connecticut 

               The State, Domination Hegemony and the Panopticon, Traffic, Dubai, UAE

               East West Shift to the Middle Part #1, Bill Brady/ KC, Kansas City, KS

 2011      Katherine Bernhardt, Alfred Jensen, Chris Johanson, Chris Martin, Andrew

               Masullo and Judith Scott, Mitchell Innes and Nash, New York, NY

               Day of the Locust, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO

               go figure, curated by Eddie Martinez, Dodge Gallery, NYC        

               An Instance of Vibration, curated by Peter Makebish, Bowery Hotel, NYC

               The Influentials, curated by Amy Smith Stewart, SVA Gallery, NYC    

               I Am Who I Am, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA

               FACEMAKER, Royal/T, Los Angeles, CA

 2010      The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Carbon12, Dubai, UAE

               Paint, Saatchi Gallery, London, England

               Collection 3, Painting and Drawing from the Collection of Claudine and Jean     
               Mark Collection, Foundation Salomon, France

 2009      New York Minute, curated by Kathy Grayson, Macro Future, Rome, Italy    

               Spaced Out / On Time, CANADA, New York, NY

               Teasers and Pleasers, Galerie Kussseneers, Antwerp, Belgium

               Sneak Preview, Carbon12, Dubai UAE

               Marilyn in the Arts, Stadtische Gallery Schloss Meersberg, Germany

               Brooklyn, Queens, Curated by Eddie Martinez, The Journal, Brooklyn, New  York

               Deadliest Catch: Hamptons, curated by Michael Sellinger, Southampton, NY

               Hard/Soft, Curated by Stacy Engman, National Arts Club, New York, NY

 2007      Prelude, Julie Chae Gallery, Boston, MA

               Someday Never Comes, Zeiher Smith, New York, NY

               Wu-Tang / googolplex, curated by Darren Bader, GBE @ Passerby, New York

               Group Show curated by Eddie Martinez, Zeiher Smith, New York M*A*S*H, curated by 

               Amy Smith Stewart and Omar Lopez-Chahoud, The Helena, New York, NY

               Space is a Place, Portland Institute for Contemporary Arts, Portland, Oregon 

               M.A.S.H. Curated by Amy Stewart Smith and Omar Lopez Chahoud, THe Helena, NY, NY

               Group Show curated by Jason Duvall, Kathleen Cullen, New York, NY

               The Galleries Show, Extra City Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp Belgium

               Modern Primitivism, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

               (Cana) Rico ?, Galeria Comercial, San Juan, Puerto Rico

               Men, curated by Ellen Altfest, I-20 Gallery, New YorkPaint, Power, Triangles and Selections 

               from My Wardrobe, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

               Frisky Flaming Hot, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen, Denmark

               Ulrich Museum of Art, curated by General Store, Wichita, KS

               Group Show, Salon 94, curated by Bronwyn Keenan in conjunction with Bono and
               Fashion Week, New York

               In Search of Love & Fire, David Castillo Modern & Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

 2005      Hello Sunday, curated by Holly Coulis, SixtySeven, New York

               The Early Show, curated by The General Store, White Columns, New York

               Manhattan, curated by Carol Lee, 100 Lafayette, New York

               Monster Painting, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX

               Honeymoon with Romeo, curated by Holly Coulis, Groeflin Maag  Galerie, Basel, Switzerland

               Diamond Hand grenade, Midway Contemporary, St. Paul, MN    

               New York’s Finest, CANADA, New York, NY, curated by Brendan Cass

               and Wallace Whitney

 2004      4 Color Pen Show, General Store, Milwaukee, WI

               Postcards From The Edge, Visual Aids Benefit, Brent Sikkema, New York, NY

               General Store Rocks, High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree, CA

               Rock, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

               Slice and Dice, SVA museum, New York, NY

               Beginning Here 101 Ways, SVA Museum, New York, NY 

               Under the Sun, Greener Pastures, Toronto, Canada

               Voo Doo Shit, Hales Gallery, London, England

               Heavenly Creatures, Saltzburg, Austria

               Beat the Reaper!, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA

               Drunk VS. Stoned, Gavin Browns’ Passerby, New York, NY

 2003      Girls Gone Wild, Bronwyn Keenan Gallery New York, NY (organized by

               Katherine Bernhardt and Bronwyn Keenan)

               The Larger Room, 678 Echo Park Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

               Bad Touch V.4, Keith Talent Gallery, London, UK

               Slacker Art, Greener Pastures, Toronto, Canada

 2002      Bad Touch, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL

               Ecstasy Falls, g-Module Paris, France

               Stirring the Turd, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC

               Artnew York, Kunstraume Auf Zeit, Linz, Austria

               Brush, Enders Projects, Frankfurt, Germany

               Painting, ATM Gallery, New York, NY

               Burst, Team Gallery, New York, NY

               The Dubrow Biennial, Kagan Martos Gallery, New York, NY

               Snapshot Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT
 2001      Perfunctory Team Gallery, New York, NY
 2000      Electraslip Knife Chicago, IL

               Snapshot Baltimore Contemporary Museum, MD
 1999      Tectonic La Panaderia, Mexico City, Mexico

               Love Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY

               Forever is a Hell of A Long Time Bronwyn Keenen Gallery, New York, NY 

 1998      Sassy Nuggets A-1 Lab Art Space, Knoxville, TN

               Eye Candy Contemporary Artists Workshop, Chicago, IL
 

Projects:

        

2015       Club Caribe, Cidra, Puerto Rico (Permanent Installation)

               Rabat Embassy, Rabat, Morocco (Permanent)

               Nautilus South Beach, Artsy Project, Miami Beach, FL (Pool Painting)

 

Selected Bibliography 
2018    "The 3 Things People Were Talking About at Art Basel, According to Social Media" Artnet News June 15, 2018
             "The Art World Is Easy to Dislike. Here Are Some Reasons Not to.." The New York Times Style Magazine June 11, 2018
 2016    "Make Painting Great Again." The New Yorker June 29, 2016

              Nunes, Andrew "CANADA is Making Painting Great Again." The Creators Project: Vice Magazine June 22, 2016
              Saltz, Jerry "I Love Canada’s 17-Artist State-of-the-Medium Spectacle ‘Make Painting Great Again.’ It Also Makes Me Worry for the Fate of the Lower East Side.." Vulture.com June 14, 2016
              Germano, Beta "Show Me The Money." Casa Vogue June 1, 2016 48-49

              Lavrador, Judiacael "Sexy et sans complexes: la peinture figurative aujourd'hui", Beaux Arts, February
              Grunenberg, Robert “Artists to Watch”, Numéro Homme Berlin, March 3
 2015     Gleadell, Colin, "Market News: the modern art comeback", Telegraph, November 3
              Schreck, Christopher, "Katherine Bernhardt", Kaleidoscope, November
              Solway, Diane, "Katherine Bernhardt". W Magazine, November 1
              Neave, Kate, "The Scoop", Baku, October
              Rayner, Alex. "Patterns of Consumption", Supplement Magazine, October 21
              "Meet the Artist: Katherine Bernhardt", Tory Daily, October 12
              Gray, Catriona, "Bold Strokes", Harper's Bazaar, October 9
              Herbert, Martin, "Four Painting Shows, Frieze, September
              Saltz, Jerry, "Why Have There Been No Great Women Bad-Boy Artists? There have been, of course. 
              But the Art World Has Refused to Recognize Them", Vulture, Sepmeber 29
              Dylan Kerr, "The Best Painters Don't Intellectualize Their Art: Katherine Bernhardt on her New 
              Painitngs & Why She Loves the Tropics", Artspace, September 19
              Claire Lehmann, Katherine Bernhardt, ARTFORUM, September
              Scott Indrisek, “Katherine Bernhardt”, Modern Paintings, September
              Pignatelli, Benedetta, "Into the Art World", Vouge Italia, March 2015

 2014     Koestenbaum, Wayne, "Best of 2014", Artforum, December
              Saltz, Jerry, "The 19 Best Art Shows of 2014", New York Magazine, December 10
              Zevitas, Steven, "15 Artists to Watch in 2015", Huffingtonpost, December 16
              Knight, Christopher, "Katherine Bernhardt takes a large look at consumerism", Los Angeles
              Times, October 7
              Elle Magazine, "14 Drinks on Canvas", Elle Magazine, September

              Roberta Smith, "Katherine Bernhardt: ‘Stupid, Crazy, Ridiculous, Funny Patterns’, New
              York Times, Febrauary 20
 2013     Saltz, Jerry, “The 10 Best Art Shows of the Year”, New York Magazine,  December 8th, 2013

              Smith, Roberta, “Katherine Bernhardt and Youssef Jdia - Holiday Services”,  Art in Review,
              New York Times, November 22, 2013     

              Smith, Roberta, “Last Chance: Katherine Bernhardt and Youssef Jdia, Holiday  Services”,
              The New York Times, December 27th, 2013                 
 2012     Smith, Roberta, “Duro Olowu: Material”,  New York Times, March 2, 2012
 2011     Smith, Roberta, “Katherine Bernhardt, Alfred Jensen, Chris Johanson, Chris Martin, Andrew Masullo
              and Judith Scott”, New York  Times, July 14, 2011

 2010     Church, Amanda, “Katherine Bernhardt”, Flash Art, November December   2010,    p 99.

              Williams, Maxell, “Katherine Bernhardt”, Flaunt Magazine, September 2010, p.72, 75.

              Nelson, Karen, “A Runway Show by the House of Berber”, New York Times, Sunday, May 2, 2010

              Asfour, Nana, “Katherine Bernhardt, Tombouctou 52 Jours” Time Out New York, Review, May 13-19,
              2010, issue 763 .

              Ward, Catriona, "Katherine Bernhardt at Ransom", Art of England, January

              Lake, Ed, “The Rhythms of Celebrity,” The National (Dubai), March 29

              Lake Ed, “Brushes with Fame,” The National (Dubai), April 6

              Bollen, Christopher, “15 for 09” Interview Magazine, Dec./Jan. 09, p.163 (illus.)

              “Art Market News: Kate Moss, Victoria Beckham, and Agyness Deyne Portraits to Launch
              Gallery”, Telegraph.co.uk, September

              Saltz, Jerry, “Kate, Giselle, Natalia, Agyness, Simon, Kanye & George” New 

              York Magazine Critic’s Pick, May 26

              “Katherine Bernhardt”, The New Yorker, May 26 

              Schmidt, Jason, “Work in Progress”, V Magazine, February (illus.)

             “The Armory how Shopping Guide” New York, Feb. 26, p. 129 (illus.)

              Smith, Roberta, “Chelsea is a Battlefield: Galleries Muster Groups”, New York Times, July 28

              Modern Painters, “Katherine Bernhardt: Winter Special Crazy Fun”, May (p. 119 illus.)

              Fisher, Sandra, “The Idea of Beauty”, Vernis, pp. 72 – 74 (illus.)

              Maine, Stephen, “Down East”, Art in America, May, p. 65

              Mendelsohn, Adam, “Primal Scream, “ whitewall, Second Issue, Summer, pp. 127 – 135 (illus.)

              Hornung, Peter Michael,“Ny amerikansk kunst hos Wilson”, Politiken March 17

              Scavenius, Bente, “Ny international kunst på de unge gallerier”, Børsen, Mar.31

              Ross, Trine, “Afrevne lemmer og totempæle”, Politiken, March 24

              Smith, Roberta, “Even a Little Space Can Hold an Abundance of Ideas”, 

              The New York Times, November 25

              Schwendener, Martha, The New Yorker, October 17

              Saltz, Jerry, “Ups and Downs”, Village Voice, September 23

              Gell, Aaron, “Welcome to the Jungle”, Elle, October (illustration) p. 222

              Smith, Roberta, “New York’s Finest”, New York Times, Feb. 11 E28

              Jordan, Betty Ann, TORONTO LIFE, “art”, January

              Blazer, David, EYE MAGAZINE, Eye Candy, “Katherine Bernhardt”, January

              Bennett, Lennie, “Drawing Conclusions”, St Petersburg’s Times Floridian, September 5

              Schutz, Dana, “Installation,” Modern Painters, October (illustration)    

              Finch, Charlie, “Grace VS. Grunge”, Artnet.com

 2003     Smith, Roberta, “Review: ‘girls gone wild”, The New York Times, July 4 

              “Miss Sixty”, Paper Magazine, April      

              Turnbull, Emma, “Kenny Schachter,: Flux, November p. 50    

              Park, Jeannette, “The Art of Jeans, Miss Sixty Gets Creative”, Fashion Wire Daily, January 29

              De la Cruz, Melissa, “Culturing Shoppers”, New York Daily News, Feb. 13 (illus)

 2002    “Ecstasy Falls”, Le Monde, November

              “Flash Art Agenda: Paris: Ecstasy Falls”, Flash Art, December 

              Halm, Dan, “The Fast and the Furious”, Fine Arts Journal, Summer p.16-17

              Daniel, Jeff, “Changing Landscapes”, The St Louis Post Dispatch, April 28 

 2001    “The Front,” Shout Magazine, December p. 10 (illustration)

              Levin, Kim, “Voice Choice”, The Village Voice             

              Saltz, Jerry, “Something Wild”, The Village Voice, December 25, p, 73

              Worth, Alexi, “Pick,” The New Yorker, December 24 and 31 p. 22    

              Gilman-Sevik, “Review: ‘Perfunctory’ at Team”, Flash Art International, October p. 53 (illustration)                         
 2000     “Chelsea Gallery Tour”, ART International, Fall 

              “Electraslip Knife”, New Art Examiner, by Lori Waxman, November    

               Saltz, Jerry, “Mood Swings”, The Village Voice, July 21

 

 Publications
 Katherine Bernhardt, D.A.P. ArtBooks, New York City, 2017

 The magnificent excess of Snoop Dogg Katherine Bernhardt, Picture Box Inc., New York City, 2008

 Flaunt Magazine: Cover of Kristen Stewart April 2010

 Greeky, Published by Tabularium

 Seeing Out Loud, Jerry Saltz, 2003

 

 Teaching

 Visiting Artist at Boston University, February 2014

 Substitute Teaching at SVA, 1st Year Drawing Program 2003

 Visiting Artist at SVA February, 2005

 Panel Advisor for Undergraduate Scholarship at SVA, 2004

 Visiting Artist at the Chicago Art Institute, Lecture and Graduate Critiques

 Visiting Artist at Boston University, Spring 2009

 Visiting Artist at Hunter College, New York

 Visiting Artist at R.I.S.D., 2013

 Visiting Artist at Rutgers, 2012

 

 Curating

 2004 Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where are We Going? Champion Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

 2003 Girls Gone Wild, Brownyn Keenen Gallery, New York, NY