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 1/16, 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
All Is On, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
47/50, fig-2, ICA Studio, London, UK
Rumours, Echoes, BFA Boatos, São Paulo, Brazil
Adele, Piper Keys, London, UK
Regardless, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London, UK
Selected group exhibitions
Slow Painting, Hayward Touring, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, The Levinsky Gallery, Plymouth, The Edge, Bath and Inverness Art Museum and Art Gallery
MASKULINITATEN, across Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Kunstvereine für die Rhienlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf and Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
City Prince/sses: Dhaka, Lagos, Manila, Mexcio City and Tehran, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Traforati 2019, Mahler & LeWitt Studios, Spoleto, Italy
Artists I Steal From, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London
Paint, also known as Blood, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland
The Rest, Lisson Gallery, New York, USA
Splendor Solis, The Approach, London
Nightfall, Mendes Wood, Brussels
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
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
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
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
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
Congratulations on your ugly handwriting, Cura basement, Rome, Italy
Puddle, Pothole, Portal, Sculpture Centre, New York, USA
July, The Approach, London, UK
Last seen entering the Biltmore, South London Gallery, London, UK, curated by Anna Gritz
Casa La Taza Blanca, Gallery Peacetime at Pool, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany
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
Sanader, Daniella. “Review: Allison Katz at Oakville Galleries & MIT List Visual Art Centre, Boston.” esse No. 95: 104 – 105
Katz, Allison. “Adele.” Frieze No. 200: 174 – 175.
Katz, Allison. La Lettura #369 in Corriere della Sera: 16 December: Cover.
Kramer, Maya. “With Shanghai’s Busiest Art Month Underway, Highlights of the Best Exhibitions in Town.” Frieze online: November 6.
Katz, Allison. The White Review No. 23: Cover.
Mclaughlin, Rosanna. “Allison Katz: Posters.” The White Review No. 23: 31 – 46.
Doucet, Emily. “Synthetic Deconstruction; The Many-Tiered Art of Allison Katz.” Border Crossings
Issue 146: 50 – 56.
McQuaid, Cate. “Flattening time’s tides; a ‘Maid’ made in the shade.” The Boston Globe: May 31: G3. Reynolds, Pamela. “Allison Katz Plays For Time at MIT’s List Center — Plays For Time.” wbur online: May 17.
Sharp, Chris. “Theory of the Minor.” Mousse, 57: 224 – 231.
Lewin, Rebecca. “Invisible Worlds: Allison Katz”, Mousse (online) December 2016.
Mazzucchelli, Kiki. “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.
Forthcoming monograph, JRP Ringier
“I will write a poem about nothing, c. 12th century, William of Aquitaine,” THE ANNOTATED READER. edited
by Ryan Gander and Jonathan P. Watts. Ryan Gander Studio: London: 277.
“Out of Hand,” with Philip Coulter. In Kerstin Brätsch. Innovation. edited by Patrizia Dander. Exh. cat. Munich:
Museum Brandhorst. Cologne: König. 289 – 296
“Teeps and Gutters,” in conversation with Sanya Kantarovsky. In Sanya Kantarovsky, No Joke. Exh. cat. London:
Studio Voltaire. Cologne: König. 42 – 121
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.