1989 M.F.A., Yale University, New Haven, CT
1985 B.A., Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
The Monster, David Zwirner, New York, NY
Katy Schimert, David Zwirner, New York, NY
Katy Schimert, David Zwirner, New York, NY
Katy Schimert, 1301PE, Los Angeles, CA
Katy Schimert/MATRIX 181: Oedipus, University California Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
No Limits Events Gallery, Milan, Italy
Katy Schimert: Sculpture, Wall Drawings and a Super-8 Film, David Zwirner, New York, NY
Oedipus Rex: The Drowned Man, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago,
Chicago, IL [catalogue]
Love on Lake Erie, AC Project Room, New York, NY
Dear Mr. Armstrong, Janice Guy, New York, NY
The Gallery, David Zwirner, New York, NY
Neointegrity, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
…drawling, stretching and fainting in coils…, FestSpiele + 2007, Pinakothek der Moderne und Nationaltheater, Munich, Germany [catalogue]
a point in space is a place for an argument, David Zwirner, New York, NY
Sculptors Drawing, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO [catalogue]
Space is the Place, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA [itinerary: Pennsylvania Academy of the
Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; The Hudson
River Museum, Yonkers, NY] [catalogue]
2006 Space is the Place, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield, Michigan [catalogue]
Eccentric Modern, The Foundation To-Life, Mount Kisco, NY
Touch and Temperature: Art in the Age of Cybernetic Totalism, Bitforms Gallery, New York, NY
New VES Faculty 2004-05, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Rendered, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
Aquaria, Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria
To Whom It May Concern, Logan Galleries, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Fast Forward: An Exhibition Highlighting Our Growing Collection, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California
Heart of Glass, Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY [itinerary: Crafts Council, London, United Kingdom, through 2002]
Locating Drawing, Lawing Gallery, Houston, Texas
I NY, David Zwirner, New York, NY
Une Collection pour une Region 1982-2002: Dix Regards Sur le Fonds Regional D’Art
Contemporain de Haute-Normandie, Fonds Regional D’Art Contemporain de Haute-
Normandie, Sotteville les Rouen, France
Oeuvres sur papier, Galerie Romain Larivière, Paris, France
Sammlung (1), The Oldest Possible Memory, Sammlung Hauser & Wirth, St. Gallen,
Drawings 2000, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
<hers> - Mass Media and Idiosyncrasy: Video as a Female Terrain, Joanneum Museum, Graz,
Austria [itinerary: Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany, through 2000]
1999 Loaf, Baumgartner Gallery, New York, NY
Abracadabra, Tate Gallery, London, United Kingdom; curated by Catherine Grenier [catalogue]
Cosmos: From Romanticism to the Avant-Garde, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada [catalogue]
Gallery Artists Summer Show, David Zwirner, New York, NY
Group Show, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY
Poor Man’s Pudding, Rich Man’s Crumb, AC Project Room, New York, NY
Turner & Runyon Gallery, Dallas, TX
Parallel Worlds, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Five Years, David Zwirner, New York, NY
Surfacing. Contemporary Drawing, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England
1997 Biennial Exhibition, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Belladonna, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, United Kingdom
New Work: Drawings Today, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Art on Paper Thirty-Third Annual Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC
Heart, Mind, Body and Soul: American Art in the 1990s, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Places that are elsewhere, David Zwirner, New York, NY; organized by Diana Thater
São Paolo Biennial, São Paulo, Brazil
Drawings from the MAB Library, AC Project Room, New York, NY
The Lie of the Land, University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
The Power of Suggestion: Narrative and Notation in Contemporary Drawing, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Wanås 1996, Wanås Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden [catalogue]
Incidental Alterations, P.S.1 Studio Artists 1994-95; P.S.1. Museum at the Angel Orensanz Foundation, New York, NY; curated by Alessandra Galasso
Licht, Art Prop, New York, NY; curated by Hubert Winter and Warren Niesluchowksi
Critical Mass, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT; curated by Charles Long [catalogue]
Annual Auction, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Artists Select, Artist’s Space, New York; selected by Matthew Barney
Group Show with Paul Bloodgood, Luca Buvoli, Jason Rhoades, Sandra Gering Gallery,
New York, NY
Germinal Notations, Food House, Santa Monica, CA
AC Project Room, 303 Gallery, New York, NY
Love and Other Fatal Attractions, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
Baker, R.C. “Best in Show.” The Village Voice (July 25-31, 2007): 48.
Sonna, Birgit. “All About Alice.” TAKKT (June 2007): 38-41. [ill.]
Yablonsky, Linda. “Happy Returns: New York.” Artforum.com (April 12, 2006)
Page, Amy. “Miami Spice.” Panache (November/December 2005): 68. [ill.]
Savoy, Lauret. “Hardness.” Orion (Spring 2002): 28-29. [ill.]
Cash, Stephanie. “Surviving and Thriving.” Art in America (November 2002): 58-68.
Güner, Fisun. “In a Different Glass.” Metro London (November 25, 2002): 14.
Leffingwell, Edward. “Katy Schimert at David Zwirner.” Art in America (October 2001): 156-157.
Amy, Michael. “Katy Schimert.” Sculpture (September 2001): 76-77.
Gookin, Kirby. “Katy Schimert.” Artforum (Summer 2001): 185.
Zeitz, Lisa. “Vor dem Grusel Bewahrt.” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (February 24, 2001): 55.
Rickels, Laurence A. “Katy Schimert: Blind Spot and Insight.” Artext, No. 68 (February – April
Schmerler, Sarah. “Poor Man’s Pudding, Rich Man’s Crumbs.” Time Out New York (January 14 –
21, 1999): 50.
Schwabsky, Barry. “Surrounded by Sculpture.” Art in America (January 1999): 57-59.
Gisbourne, Mark. “Abracadabra.” nu: The Nordic Art Review, No. 2 (1999): 83.
Clifford, Katie. “Katy Schimert.” New Art Examiner (December 1998 – January 1999): 57.
Avgikos, Jan. “Katy Schimert.” Artforum (December 1998): 129.
Schwendener, Martha. “Katy Schimert.” Time Out New York (October 8-15, 1998): 62.
Smith, Roberta. “Katy Schimert.” The New York Times (October 2, 1998): E37.
Ritchie, Matthew. “Katy Schimert.” Bomb (Winter 1998): 89-90.
“Parallel Worlds.” Flash Art (May/June 1998): 46.
Lister, David. “Art at the Cutting Edge Swaps the Scalpel for Surrealism.” The Independent
(November 20, 1998): 3.
Reynolds, Nigel. “Serious Art…. We’re Not Joking.” The Daily Telegraph (November 20, 1998):
Stringer, Robin. “Dummy Runs and a Suicidal Squirrel.” Evening Standard (November 20, 1998):
Rubey, Daniel. “Katy Schimert.” Art in America (November 1998): 126-127.
“Football Table Plays to the Gallery at Tate.” The Guardian (November 20, 1998): 11.
“The Tate Gallery Takes a Long Shot.” Financial Times (November 20, 1998)
Patterson, Tom. “Offbeat: Exhibit Rewards Curiosity and Hard Work.” Winston Salem Journal
(May 17, 1998): E4.
Hayt, Elisabeth. “People are Talking About.” Vogue (September 1997): 464-468.
Adams, Brooks. “Turtle Derby.” Art in America (June 1997): 35-40.
Zdanovics, Olga. “Katy Schimert.” New Art Examiner (June 1997): 39.
Salvioni, Daniela. “The Whitney Biennial.” Flash Art, No. 195 (Summer 1997): 114-117.
Leffingwell, Edward. “Report from Sao Paulo: Nationalism and Beyond.” Art in America (March
Greenberg, Kevin. “Schimert Blinds with Desire.” The Chicago Maroon (March 11, 1997): 15.
Zdanovics, Olga. “Kathleen Schimert.” New Art Examiner (September 1996): 42.
Jones, Ronald. “Kathleen Schimert.” Frieze, No. 29 (July/August 1996): 82.
“Kathleen Schimert.” World Art (April 1996): 93.
Smith, Roberta. “Kathleen Schimert.” The New York Times (March 29, 1996): C25.
Schmerler, Sarah. “Kathleen Schimert: Love on Lake Erie.” Time Out New York (March 27, 1996):
Schimert, Katy. “Dear Hamlet / Dear Sir Lancelot / Dear Arthur.” Hvedekorn, No. 4 (1996):
Avgikos, Jan. “Openings: Kathleen Schimert.” Artforum (September 1995): 84-85.
Schimert, Kathleen. “Sir Lancelot (Celluloid Star).” Thresholds: Viewing Culture, University of
California, Santa Barbara, CA, Volume 8 (1994)
Rees, Michael. “Yale Sculpture.” Flash Art, Vol. XXVI, No. 170. (May/June 1993)
Crowder, Joan. “Attracted to Love’s Distractions.” Santa Barbara News Press (March 12, 1993)
Munich, Germany. Pinakothek der Moderne and Bayerische Staatsoper...drawling, stretching and
fainting in coils…, 2008. Text by Diana Thater.
Aspen, CO. Aspen Art Museum. Sculptors Drawing, 2007. Text by Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson.
New York, NY. Independent Curators International. Space is the Place, 2006. Texts by Alex
Baker, Toby Kamps, and Svetlana Boym.
Linz, Austria. Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz. Aquaria: The
Fascinating World of Man and Water, 2002. Texts by Barbara Wally et al.
Sotteville les Rouen, France. Fonds Regional D’Art Contemporain de Haute-Normandie. Une
Collection pour une Region 1982-2002: Dix Regards Sur le Fonds Regional D’Art
Contemporain de Haute-Normandie, 2002.
Graz, Austria. Landesmuseum Joanneum. steirischer herbst 2000. <hers> Video als weibliches
Terrain, 2000. Edited by Stella Rollig.
London, United Kingdom. Tate Gallery Publishing. Abracadabra. International Contemporary Art,
1999. Edited by Catherine Grenier and Catherine Kinley.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Prestel Verlag. Cosmos: From Romanticism to the Avant-Garde, 2002.
Texts by Jean Clair et al.
Chicago, IL. Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, The Oedipus Rex: The Drowned
Man, 1998. Text by Lynne Cooke.
Greensboro, NC. Weatherspoon Art Gallery at The University of North Carolina. Thirty-Third
Annual Exhibition of Art on Paper, 1998.
Chicago, IL. The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago. Katy Schimert, 1997. Text by
New York, NY. The Whitney Museum of American Art. 1997 Biennial Exhibition, 1997. Texts by
Lisa Phillips and Louise Neri.
Knislinge, Sweden. Wanås Foundation. 1996 Wanås, 1996. Texts by Marika Wachtmeister, Kay C.
Pallister, and Barry Schwabsky.
Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles County Museum of Contemporary Art. The Power of Suggestion,
1996. Text by Cornelia Butler.
Santa Barbara, CA. University Art Museum, University of California, CA. The Lie of the Land,
1996. Text by Elizabeth A. Brown.
São Paulo, Brazil. Fundação Bienal de São Paolo. Universalis, 1996.
New Haven, CT. Yale University Art School. Critical Mass, 1994. Text by Charles Long.
Visiting Artist, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Pollock-Krasner Foundation, NY
Joan Mitchell Foundation, NY
P.S.1 Museum International Studio Program, NY
Individual Artists Project Grant, Connecticut State Commission on the Arts, CT
Artist in Residence, Yale School of Art and Music at Norfolk, CT
Award for Juniors, Philadelphia College of Art, Leo Model Foundation, PA
Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Fonds Regional D’Art Contemporain de Haute-Normandie, Sotteville les Rouen, France
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Sammlung Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Norton Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Wanås Foundation, Wanås, Sweden