Monique van Genderen received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at San Diego and her Master of Fine Arts degree from the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California.
She has had numerous solo exhibitions, including “Manufactured Paintings,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects,Culver City, CA; TAI Modern, Santa Fe, NM; “The Gentle Art of Making Enemies,” Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin,Germany; D’Amelio Gallery, New York, NY; Effearte, Milan, Italy; “Personal Exhibition,” The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA; and Hammer Projects, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
Recent group exhibitions include “Stray Edge,” Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA; “Ladies First!,” Schauwerk Singelfingen, Singelfingen, Germany; “Lost in the Sea of Red,” The Pit LA, Glendale, CA; “Be Abstract,” Galerie am Markt, Schwäbisch Hall, Berlin, Germany; “Be Abstract,” Ballhaus Ost, Berlin, Germany;
“Capture the Rapture,” CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “High Low,” Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA; “Burning Colours,” HOPSTREET Gallery, Brussels, Belgium; The Venice Beach Biennial, Venice, CA; “Los Angeles Museum of Ceramic Art,” ACME. Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “Ambigu – Contemporary Painting Between Abstraction and Narration,”
Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, CH; and “Living Flowers: Ikebana and Contemporary Art,” Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
Her work is included in many public and private collections including AIG SunAmerica Inc., Los Angeles, CA; Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, Peoris, IL; IVAM (Institut Valencià d’Art Modern), Valencia, Spain; KB Home, Los Angeles, CA; Le Consortium, Dijon, France; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA ; Montblanc Cutting Edge Art Collection, Hamburg, Germany; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; and Rita and Herbert Batliner Collection, permanent loan to the Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria.
Monique van Genderen is currently an Assistant Professor at University of California, San Diego and splits her time between San Diego and Los Angeles, CA.