Born 1980, Montreal, Canada
Lives and works in London, UK
2006–2008 MFA, Columbia University, New York, USA
1999–2002 BFA, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Selected Solo Exhibitions
Muse with a short fuse, Antenna Space, Shanghai, China
Period, Gio Marconi, Milan, Italy
Diary w/o Dates, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada; MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston, US
Fig-Futures, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, UK
POSTERS, Billedrommet, Tønsberg, Norway
We boil at different degrees, The Approach, London, UK
Independent, New York, USA, presented by The Approach, London, UK
AKA, Gió Marconi, Milan, Italy
47/50, fig-2, ICA Studio, London, UK
All Is On, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Rumours, Echoes, BFA Boatos, São Paulo, Brazil
Adele, Piper Keys, London, UK
Perra Perdida, in collaboration with Camilla Wills, Lulu, Mexico City, Mexico
Regardless, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London, UK
The Thames started moving/ Someone in Oxford is running a bath., Johan Berggren, Malmö, Sweden
Postcard From… Allison Katz, billboard commission, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome, Italy (project)
Liste 17, Art Basel, Switzerland, presented by Johan Berggren
Daymark, 1857, Oslo, Norway
The Parts, Johan Berggren, Malmö, Sweden
Selected group exhibitions
The Rest, Lisson Gallery, New York, USA
Splendor Solis, The Approach, London
Nothing Will Be As Before, Tanya Leighton, Berlin
The Revolutionary Suicide Mechanised Regiment BAND PART 2, Rob Tufnell, London, UK
The Lulennial II: A Low-Hanging Fruit, Curated by Andrew Berardini and Chris Sharp, Mexico City, Mexico
Pharmacy for Idiots, Rob Tufnell, Cologne, Germany
20 Years, The Approach, London, UK
31 Women, Bresse Little, London, UK
I go, you go, good to go, Unclebrother, Hancock, New York, USA
Teenscape, Schloss, Oslo, Norway
That Continuous Thing: Artists and the Ceramics Studio, 1920–Today, Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, UK
Sputterances, Metro Pictures, New York, USA
La Diablesse, Tramps, London, UK
All Day Breakfast, Reading International at Munchees, Reading, UK
Shelf Paintings in collaboration with Fredrik Vaerslev, All Around Amateur, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway; Traveling to Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Tarantallegra, Hester, New York, USA
The Discovery of a Leak in the Roof of Marcel Breuer’s Wellfleet Summer Cottage on the Morning of September 6, 1984, Off Vendome, New York, USA; Traveling to Commercial Street, Provincetown, USA
A Change of Heart, Hannah Hoffman, Los Angeles, USA
DAS INSTITUT with Allison Katz in DAS INSTITUT, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
Sex and the City, Croy Nielsen, Berlin, Germany
Intensive Nesting, Division Gallery, Montreal, Canada
Off Cardinal Points, DAS INSTITUT with Allison Katz, Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin, Germany
Dredgers on the Rail, DAS INSTITUT with Allison Katz, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles, USA
Kleenex Rose, Bodega, New York, USA
No Joke, Tanya Leighton, Berlin, Germany
The Violet Crab, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK
Call and Response, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA
Allison Katz and Eva Lewitt, Malraux’s Place, New York, USA
Lulu Mexico City at Paradise Ranch, Los Angeles, USA
Congratulations on your ugly handwriting, Cura basement, Rome, Italy
Puddle, Pothole, Portal, Sculpture Centre, New York, USA
As a Body, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Canada
July, The Approach, London, UK
Last seen entering the Biltmore, South London Gallery, London, UK, curated by Anna Gritz
A Slight Oscillation of the Poles, Marquise Dance Hall, Istanbul, Turkey
Casa La Taza Blanca, Gallery Peacetime at Pool, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany
Heart, High Art, Paris, France
Noisy Spaghetti, Fauna, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Room and Its Inhabitants, Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, Canada
I Am The Magic Hand, Sikkema Jenkins, New York, USA, Organised by Josephine Halvorson
Gaylen Gerber, DAS INSTITUT with Allison Katz, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
Tussie–Mussie, 1857, Oslo, Norway
Notes on Neo–Camp, Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium; traveling to Studio Voltaire, London, UK, curated by Chris Sharp
The Stairs, Algus Greenspon Gallery, New York, USA, curated by Mathew Cerletty and Sebastian Black
Performances and Exhibitions by “Its Our Pleasure to Serve You”
Abschied von Stabilen Wänden, Westfaelischer Kunstverein, Muenster, Germany
When You See Me Again It Won’t Be Me/This is the Waiting Room, “Nothing is exciting. Nothing is sexy. Nothing is not embarrassing.” Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
Basso Broadway, New York, USA
When You See Me Again It Won’t Be Me/Would You Like Some Coffee?, The Unfair Fair, Loto–Arte, Rome, Italy
When You See Me Again It Won’t Be Me/This is the Announcement, Smith–Stewart Gallery, New York, USA
Sharp, Chris. “Theory of the Minor.” Mousse, 57, March–April 2017.
Rebecca Lewin, “Invisible Worlds: Allison Katz”, Mousse (online) December 2016.
Kiki Mazzucchelli, “Allison Katz: We boil at different degrees”, ArtReview, December 2016.
Giulia Ponsano, “5 exhibitions to see in October”, ATP Diary online, October 2016.
Goldstein, Andrew. “Top 10 of the Best Artworks at Art Basel 2016.” Artspace online: June 15.
Katz, Allison. Frieze Magazine April: Cover.
Bell, Kirsty. “Choice & Chance.” Frieze Magazine: April: 92 – 95.
Bombelli, Illaria. “Allison Katz’s ‘AKA.’” Art Agenda online: March.
Valacchi, Maria Chiara. “Critics’ Picks: Allison Katz.” Artforum online: March.
Ravasi, Marta. “Interview with Allison Katz/ AKA at Giò Marconi Gallery.” ATP Diary online: February 29.
Prince, Mark. “All Is On.” Art in America. December.
Katz, Allison. CURA Magazine No. 20 Fall: Cover.
Katrib, Ruba. “Allison Katz: Pungent Painting.” CURA Magazine No. 20 Fall: 50 – 51.
Roeschmann, Dietrich. “Alles ist in Bewegung.” Badische Zeitung, September 21: S 7.
Hoffmann, Annette. “Von Wüsten, Anspielungen und Schwänen.” Badische Zeitung, September 20: S 23.
Enright, Robert. “The Pleasure of Doubt: An Interview with Allison Katz.” Border Crossings, Issue 135: 56 – 60.
Loeffler, Frances. “Interview with Allison Katz.” The White Review online exclusive: September.
Heinrich, Will. “Allison Katz: Human Affectations, Vivid Embodiments.” The New York Art Scene, A Takashi Murakami Project for Bijutsu Techo Japan, Vol. 67, Issue No. 1025: 80 – 81.
Gage, Alexandra. “The Artist’s Artist.” Town and Country, Summer: 94.
Mclaughlin, Rosanna. “Allison Katz by Rosanna Mclaughlin.” BOMB Magazine online: March 13.
Smith, Roberta. “‘Call and Response’ at GBE: 15 Group Shows Not To Miss.” The New York Times: Jan 29.
Berfond, Lindsey. Puddle, pothole, portal. New York: SculptureCenter: 60 – 61. (catalogue)
Katz, Allison. MetropolisM No. 4 August/September: Cover.
Sharp, Chris. “Bad painting gone wrong.” MetropolisM No. 4 August/September: 38 – 43.
Black, Sebastian. “Allison Katz: The Proposal.” Art in America May: 138 – 139.
Watts, Jonathan P. “Adele.” Cura Magazine online: March 28.
Cwyner, Kari. “Perra Perdida.” MetropolisM online: February 4.
Markus, David. “Regardless.” Flash Art January/February: 101.
Sharp, Chris. “Allison Katz.” Kaleidoscope, Issue 17, Winter 2012/13: 14 – 19.
Smith, Roberta. “Le Tit.” The New York Times July 2: C18.
Scott, Andrea. “Le Tit.” The New Yorker June 23: 11.
Wolf, Alexander. “Le Tit.” Modern Painters, Artinfo.com May 27.
Smith, Roberta. “Painting in 21st Century: Its Not Dry Yet.” The New York Times March 28: 1, 20.
Kee, Christina. “Ruthless in Chalk Farm.” artcritical.com June 26.
Gioni, Massimiliano, Laura Hoptman and Lauren Cornell. Younger than Jesus Artist Directory. New York: Phaidon and The New Museum: 260.
Leash Seeks Lost Bitch, with Gabriela Jaugeri and Camilla Wills, New York: Song Cave Press, and Sexto Piso, Mexico.
Love Your Parasites. Edited by Camilla Wills, Paris: Paraguay Press: 17, 28 – 29, 60 – 63.
“What is at Hand?,” Kerstin Brätsch: Unstable Talismanic Renderings. New York: GBE. 181 – 205.
“Window – Insert,” The Happy Hypocrite – Freedom, No. 6, Edited by Lynne Tillman. Bookworks: London.
“Morning Verses,” Cadavere Quotidiano, Edited by Shana Lutker. X–Tra Editions: L.A: 92 – 94.
“The Not, the Eye, the Trick,” Charline Von Heyl. Lyon: Editions Les Presses de Réel. 34 – 40.
“Untitled”, House of Voltaire edition with Paolo Pecora, Knitwear Sweater. Edition of 10.
“Janus,” Tote bag, Border Crossings Magazine. Edition of 175.
“DNA,” Woven silk textile, SculptureCenter New York. Edition of 25.
“The Song Cave Edition No. 6,” The Song Cave Press, New York. Edition of 75.
“Sidecar,” Gasconade, Artist Editions No. 1, Milan. Edition of 10.
Intake, Screening Program, Compiled by Allison Katz and Anna Gritz, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Portmanteau, Johan Berggren, Malmö, Sweden