Galerie Richard

Monique van GENDEREN


Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1965.
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

 2023   “Monique van Genderen,” Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA (forthcoming)

             “Monique Van Genderen,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY

 2022   “Monique van Genderen,” Bernier Eliades, Brussels, Belgium

             “After Images”, Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany

2021     “Afterimages,” Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

              “Each of these Paintings Can Be Named After a Famous Painter,” Gallery Platform Los Angeles, online

2020    “Paintings are People Too,” R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA

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

               “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

2023   “A Brief Survey Of Shapes And Colors Observed In The Greater Los Angeles Basin,” Timothy Hawkinson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 2021 – 2022   “Abstracted Vocabularies,” Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

 2020   “20 Years,” Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

 2019  “The light touch,” Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

         “To Start A Painting,” Kunstmuseum Rosa Luxembourg Platz, Berlin, Germany

 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

           “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 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, 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


Public Projects

 2020   “Murals of La Jolla,” La Jolla Community Foundation, La Jolla, CA


Awards, Grants and Fellowships

 2019    Chiaro Award, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA



  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

  Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

  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.



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