Kristen Van Deventer
Los Angeles, CA
Born 1976

EDUCATION

2012
University of Southern California, Master of Fine Art

2009
University of Illinois at Chicago, Graduate Studies

1998
Maryland Institute College of Art, Bachelor of Fine Art

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
En suite, Regards, Chicago

2013
The Munich Baby House, David Petersen Gallery Minneapolis

2012
Crocuta Crocuta, Michael Jon Gallery, Miami
Naming of Parts, Thesis Exhibition, USC Roski MFA Gallery, Los Angeles

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Imagine, (forthcoming) Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy

2015
Theory of Forms, Patron, Chicago
BAD BOYS BAIL BONDS ADOPT A HIGHWAY, team (gallery inc.), New York, curated by Amanda Ross-Ho
Other Ways and Means, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
Quiet Tremors, Kate Werble Gallery, New York

2014
Murmurs, Regards, Chicago
Loudhailer Gallery, Los Angeles

2013
Sallie Gardner, Michael Thibault Gallery, Los Angeles
Words in a Foreign Language, Adult Contemporary, Los Angeles
Serious Play, Marisa’s Gallery, New York

2012
Sculpture Garden, Poor Farm, Manawa, WI
Fridge, Control Room, Los Angeles

2011
Sculpture Garden/Painting Show, Iceberg Projects, Chicago
P.O.3, Western Exhibitions, Chicago

2009
Danger Zoners, Harold Washington College President’s Gallery, Chicago
Now That’s What I Call Painting, Scott Projects, Chicago

2008
Feral Children, Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago
Dropped Frames, curated by J. Patrick Walsh III, Elk Gallery, New York

2007
Spring Break, Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago

2006
John Van Wmsn, w/ Lisa Williamson and Stacie Johnson, Dogmatic Gallery, Chicago

2005
The Guest Room Project, Chicago

2004
Kristen + Melanie, Suitable Gallery, Chicago
Public poster project, POST, Chicago

2003
What an Art Life, stadtgalerie, Bern, Switzerland

2002
Video screening, curated by Jennifer Reeder, The Renaissance Society, Chicago
Safety-Kleen Gallery, Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL

2001
Team Air Express, w/ Angelina Gualdoni, H. Lewis Gallery, Baltimore
PaperView, Galeria Espacio Minimo, Madrid

PUBLICATIONS and REVIEWS

2013
Guillen, Bianca, “Sallie Gardner” Group Exhibition at Michael Thibault Gallery, Los Angeles, SFAQ, August 14
Melanie Schiff: The stars are not wanted now, exhibition catalogue text, University Galleries of Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2012
Possible Projects: Aline Cautis invites Kristen Van Deventer, Coming of Age in the 90’s, Conceptplusobject.net
Fridge at Control Room, Los Angeles I’m Yours, September 14

2011
Velez, Pedro, USC Roski: Art School Confidential, Artnet.com

2010
Several Obstacles, Monsters & Dust, Issue 2, February

2008
Who’s Who, Alicia Eler interview, Chicago Tribune, Chicago
Gunn, Dan, Review: Carmen Price and Kristen VanDeventer /Roots & Culture, New City

2006
Angelina Gualdoni, Contemporary Magazine, Issue 79, Annual

2005
Exposure 3, Social Construction/Cross Cuts, published by Southern Exposure

2004
Chicago News, Contemporary Magazine, Issue 51
Top Ten Shows of 2003, Coterie

2003
Chicago News, Contemporary Magazine, Issue 42-41-40

2002
On Mouse Up, Monica Germann & Daniel Lorenzi, edition fink
Chicago News, Contemporary Magazine, Issue 38

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2015
Monday Me, Soccer Club Club @ Drag City Records, Chicago

2005
The Self Center: New Video Art from Chicago, Southern Exposure, San Francisco

2003
When Darkness Falls, (traveling exhibition) Gallery 400, University of Illinois at
Chicago, and Midway Contemporary, Minneapolis
Chicago-2-Bern, Stadtgalerie, Bern, Switzerland

2002
Room for a Revolution, Deluxe Projects, Chicago

2001-02
RESULT Magazine Video Screening Issue 2, The Stray Show, Chicago