Katherine Bernhardt

Katherine Bernhardt

Katherine Bernhardt (b. 1975, Saint Louis, MO) lives in New York, NY. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York 2000 and her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1998. She has exhibited widely across the globe, including recent solo exhibitions at Carl Freedman Gallery, London; Venus over Manhattan, New York; CANADA, New York; Roberto Paradise, San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Loyal Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden. Her first solo museum exhibition will be at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis in January 2017. She has participated in many group shows at such venues as the Atlanta Contemporary; Kunstforeningen GL Strand, Copenhagen; Saatchi Gallery, London; Foundation Salomon, Annecy, France; Macro Future, Rome; and the Extra City Kunsthall, Antwerp. In April 2017 she will have a solo exhibition at The Modern, Fort Worth awn part of their Focus series.

Solo Exhibitions

2018
Mundo Sandia, MATE- Museo Mario Testino, Lima, Peru

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, England
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, New York, NY

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, New York, NY

2012
Nomad, LOYAL, Malmö, Sweden

2011
Rites of Spring Passage, Carbon 12, Dubai, UAE

2010
Tombouctou 52 Jours, CANADA, New York, NY
Hot Pop Time Machine, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Lila Dit Ca, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France

2009
Super Models and Swatch Watches, Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain
Wonder Women, Carbon 12, Dubai, UAE

2008
kate, giselle, natlaia, agyness, simon, kanye and george, CANADA, New York, NY
Greeky, Ransom, London, England

2007
Drunken Hot Girls, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France
Kiss Me Kate, LOYAL, Stockholm, Sweden

2006
Flesh for Fantasy, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
La Dolce Vita, Galeria Glance, Torino, Italy
Girls on Film, Nikki Beach, Cannes, France
Budapest, The Gellert Hotel, 10:15pm Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna, Austria
Winter Special Crazy Fun, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France

2005
Women of the Forest, Greener Pastures Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Where the Spirits Dwell, Galerie Comercial, San Juan, Puerto Rico
96 Degrees in the Shade, CANADA, New York, NY
Out of Africa, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna, Austria

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

2003
Dots, Team Gallery, New York, concurrent solo show at Kenny Schachter ConTEMPorary, New York, NY

2001
Perfunctory, Team Gallery, New York, NY, Modern Culture at The Gershwin Hotel, New York, NY

2000
Solo Show, Team Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

2018
“Punch” curated by Nina Chanel Abney, Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, New York City, NY
Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project, ART CAPSUL, New York City, NY

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, NY
Drawing Island, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016
What’s Up 2.0, Curated by Lawrence van Hagen, London, England
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, New York, 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, MWoods, 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, Denmark
All That Glitters, Curated by Athena Barat and Rebecca Jampol, The Gateway Project, Newark, NJ

2013
Work, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
Chicken Or Beef: A Transcontinental Survey Of Figurative Painting, The Hole, New York, NY
Independants, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Triumph of Human Painting, Bull and Ram, New York, NY
Skateboards, Curated by Brian Alfred, Artware Editions, New York, NY
Extravagant Features, Curated by Clarissa Darlymple, New York, NY
Pin up Magazine Design Wee, Salon94, New York, NY
Cloth Made More Interesting by People, Feature, New York, NY

2012
Tonight We Wont Be Bored, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Leave it to Beavers, Gallery Diet, Miami, FL
Leave It To Beavers, Galerie Markus Winter, Berlin, Germany
Twisted Sisters, Dodge Gallery, New York, NY
Dangerous Curve Ahead, Ober Gallery, Kent, CT
Bernhardt, Frost, Kitaj, Rivers, Schumann, Williams, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
Material, curated by Duro Olawu, Salon 94 Freemans, New York, NY
Domination, Hegemony and The Panopticon - Traffic, Dubai, UAE

2011
CON AMORE, Leif Djurhuus Collection, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
Group Exhibition, Mitchell Innes and Nash, New York, NY
Go Figure, DODGEgallery, New York, NY
Body Brain Game, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Influentials, Visual Arts Gallery, SVA, New York, NY
Day of Locusts, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO
I Am Who I Am, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
FACEMAKER, curated by Kathy Grayson, Royal/T, Los Angeles, CA

2010
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Carbon 12, Dubai, UAE
Portugale Arte 10, Lisbon, Portugal
Collection 3, Fondation Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, Alex, France
Quick While Still Hot, Heist Gallery, New York, NY
Haute Romantics, Verge Gallery and Studio Project, Sacramento, CA
Album, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Status: Somewere between position and condition, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2009
New York Minute, curated by Kathy Grayson, Macro Future, Rome, Italy
Marilyn in the Arts, Städtische Galerie, Schloss Meersberg, Germany
Spaced Out / On Time, CANADA, New York, NY
Teasers and Pleasers, Galerie Kussseneers, Antwerp, Belgium
Hard Soft, National Arts Club, New York, NY
The Multifaceted Female, Barat Foundation, Newark, NJ
Brooklyn Queens, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The New Yorkers, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Glam Shackle & Spice, Gallery SATORI, New York, NY

2008
ambivalent figuration; people, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
The Ice Cream Show, LOYAL, Stockholm, Sweden
Deadliest Catch: Hamptons, curated by Michael Sellinger, Southampton, NY

2007
Prelude, Julie Chae Gallery, Boston, MA
Wu-Tang / googolplex, curated by Darren Bader, GBE @ Passerby, New York, NY
Some day never comes, curated by Eddie Martinez, ZieherSmith, New York, NY
M.A.S.H.”, curated by Amy Smith Stewart and Omar Lopez-Chahoud, The Helena, New York, NY
Paintings, curated by Jason Duval, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY

2006
The Galleries Show, Extra City Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
(Cana) Rico?, Galeria Comercial, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Men, curated by Ellen Altfest, I-20 Gallery, New York, NY
Paint, Power, Triangles and Selections from My Wardrobe, Karenlovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Ulrich Project Series: The General Store Ulrich Museum of Art, curated by General Store, Wichita, KS
Frisky Flaming Hot, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen, Denmark
Salon 94, curated by Brownwyn Keenan in conjunction with Bono and Fashion Week, New York, NY

2005
The Early Show, curated by The General Store, White Columns, New York, NY
Manhattan, curated by Carol Lee, 100 Lafayette, New York, NY
Hello Sunday, curated by Holly Coulis, SixtySeven, New York, NY
Monster Painting, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
Sitting, Standing, Reclining II, Modern Culture Gallery, New York, NY
Honeymoon with Romeo, curated by Holly Coulis, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
Diamond Hand Grenade, Midway Contemporary, ST Paul, MN
New York’s Finest, curated by Brendan Cass and Wallace Whitney, CANADA, New York, NY

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
Bad Touch, V.5 Tampa, FL

2003
Girls Gone Wild, Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY
The Larger Room, Mari Eastman Apt, Los Angeles, CA
Bad Touch V.4, Keith Talent Gallery, London, England
Slacker Art, Unfinished on Purpose, Greener Pastures, Toronto, Canada

2002
Bad Touch, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL
Ecstasy Falls, Paris, France
Stirring the Turd, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC
Art New 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 Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT

2001
Perfunctory, Team Gallery, New York, NY

2000
Electraslip Knife, Chicago, IL
Snapshot, Baltimore Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
Tectonic, La Panaderia, Mexico City, Mexico

1999
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)

Bibliography

2018
Hill, Eli, Katherine Bernhardt: Houses, The Brooklyn Rail, 2018.
9 Art Events to Attend This Week in New York City, Art News, 2018
Estiler, Keith, Reginald Sylvester II, GucciGhost & More Acclaimed Artists Take Part In “Punch Exhibition”, Hypebeast, 2018
Menard, Kate, Katherine Bernhardt’s Green at Canada, Arte Fuse, 2018
Guadagnino, Kate, Eleven SUmmer Book Covers, Reimagined by Artists, The New York Times, 2018
Twersky, Caroline, Brooklyn Artist Paints Garfield and Coke Bottles in an Exploration of ‘Manufactured crap’, The Cut, 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 .

2009
Interview Magazine, Katherine Bernhardt, by Christopher Bollen, photographed by Craig McDean
Loyal Magazine #10, published by LOYAL, Sweden
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

2008
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” NY Magazine Critic’s Pick, May 26
“Katherine Bernhardt”, The New Yorker, May 26

2007
V Magazine, ”Supermodel” photography by Jason Schmidt, Spring, pg 54
”The Armory Show Shopping Guide” New York, Feb. 26, p. 129 (illus.)
Svenska Dagbladet, ”Pick of the week” by Claes Reimegård, with photo, Mar 9 pg. 2
Dagens Nyheter, ”Pick of the week: Kate Moss on canvas” by Elin Sandström, Mar 8, pg. 23

2006
Whitewall Magazine, ”Primal Scream” by Adam Mendelsohn Photos-Martynka Wawrzyniak, Summer, pg 126-135
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.)
Maine, Stephen, Art In America, Down East, May, p. 65
Ross, Af Trine, Politikin, Copenhagen, Kunst, March 17, 3. sektion p. 15(illus.)
Egan, Maura, The New York Times Magazine, February
Vernis Magazine, Austria
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

2005
Smith, Roberta, “Even a Little Space Can Hold an Abundance of Ideas”, The New York Times, Nov. 25
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”, Art in Review, The New York Times, Feb. 11
Amina Benefit at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, ARTNET, January
Jordan, Betty Ann, TORONTO LIFE, “art”, January
Balzer, David, “Katherine Bernhardt” EYE MAGAZINE, Eye Candy, January

2004
“Drawing Conclusions”, St Petersburg’s Times Floridian, By Lennie Bennett, September 5
“Eat The Top Lip First”, Dana Schutz’s “Installation” in Modern Painters Magazine. Autumn Ed.
“Grace VS. Grunge”, by Charlie Finch, artnet.com

2003
“Cover Girls”, Visual Arts Briefs, January 6
“Girls Gone Wild”, Roberta Smith, The New York Times, July 4
“Miss Sixty”, Paper Magazine, April
“The Art of Jeans, Miss Sixty Gets Creative”, Fashion Wire Daily,by, Jeannette Park, January 29
“Culturing Shoppers”, Daily News, by Melissa de la Cruz, February 13
“ Art Hits Miss Sixty”, Artnet, February 19

2002
“Art Contemp”, e.M@le, NO.31, November
“ Ecstasy Falls”, Le Monde, November
“Flash Art Agenda: Paris: Ecstasy Falls”, Flash Art, December
“The Fast and the Furious”, Visual Arts Journal, by Dan Halm, Summer Issue
“Changing Landscapes”, The St Louis Post Dispatch, by Jeff Daniel, April 28

2001
Katherine Bernhardt, Shout Magazine, December
“Something Wild”, The Village Voice, by Jerry Saltz, December
Katherine Bernhardt , The New Yorker, December
“Perfunctory @Team” Flash Art International, October
Katherine Bernhardt, NyArts International Edition, Vol. 6

2000
“Chelsea Gallery Tour”, ART International, Fall
“Electraslip Knife”, New Art Examiner, by Lori Waxman, November
“Electraslip Knife”, New City Chicago, July 6

1999
“Mood Swings”, The Village voice, by Jerry Saltz, July

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

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