Collection > Bernhardt, Katherine

Katherine Bernhardt

b. 1975, St Louis, MO

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


2000 MFA School of Visual Arts, NY, NY

1998 BFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Solo Exhibitions:

2010 Rites of Spring Passage, Carbon 12, Dubai, United Arab States

Hot Pop Time Machine, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Tombouctou 52 Jours, CANADA, New York, NY

Lila Dit Ca , Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France

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

Wonder Women, Carbon 12, Dubai

2008 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

2006 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, Galerie 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:

2011 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, MI

Katherine Bernhardt, Alfred Jensen, Chris Johanson, Chris Martin, Andrew Masullo and Judith Scott, Mitchell Innes and Nash, New York, NY

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

FACEMAKER, Royal/T, Los Angeles, CA

2010 Quick While Still Hot, Heist Gallery, New York, NY

Haute Romantics, Verge Gallery and Studio Project, Sacramento, CA

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

The Multifaceted Female, Barat Foundation, Newark, NJ

Brooklyn Queens, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn NY

The New Yorkers, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Marilyn Monroe, Städtische Galerie, Schloss Meersberg, Germany

Hard Soft, National Arts Club, New York, NY

Glam Shackle & Spice, Gallery SATORI, New York, NY

Quick While Still, curate by Kadar Brock, Motus Fort, Tokyo, Japan

2008 Ice Cream Show, LOYAL, Stockholm, Sweden

Ambivalent figuration; people, Samson Projects, Boston, MA

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

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

2006 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 York

Paint, 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

Selected Bibliography

2009 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”,, 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

2007 Schmidt, Jason, “Work in Progress”, V Magazine, February (illus.)

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

2006 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

2005 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

2004 Bennett, Lennie, “Drawing Conclusions”, St Petersburg’s Times Floridian, September 5

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

Finch, Charlie, “Grace VS. Grunge”,

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

1999 Saltz, Jerry, “Mood Swings”, The Village Voice, July 21


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

Katherine Bernhardt
Wei Bgold Mit Diamanten
Acrylic on Canvas
96 x 86 inches
Katherine Bernhardt
Luna di Capri
Acrylic on canvas
59.64 x 47.83 inches