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EDUCATION

2006   MFA in painting: The New York Studio School, NY

2005 The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, NY

1997  BA in comparative literature: Swarthmore College, PA

1996 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1995 Université de Grenoble, France

1993 Visual Arts Center, MD

1987-1993 Communication Arts Magnet Program, MD

PROJECTS

2018                Maiden LA Biennial: Co-curatorial reading party

2014-2016       The Association of Hysteric Curators:  founding member

2012-2016       The Berlin Collective

2011-2014       LUX/NOX: An Alchemical Journey: collaborative film and art project

2009               The Last Supper Festival, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY: The Longhouse Project

FILM SCREENINGS

2019 Grrl Haus Cinema, Berlin, Germany

2019    Everywoman Biennial, New York, NY

2018    Winslow Garage, Silver Lake, LA

2017    Key Hole Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Femmes Video Festival, FAIR PLAY, Miami, FL

2016    Feminist Film, The Situation Room, Los Angeles, CA

2015    Female Power, Downtown Art Center, Los Angeles, CA

2012    Codex Dynamic, Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn NY

2011    Fireside Follies, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY

            A Failed Entertainment, Land of Tomorrow, Louisville, KY

            A Failed Entertainment, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA

            Video Konstfestival, Magasinet, Falun, Sweden

SOLO SHOWS

2019    Sacred Ornaments, University of Philosophical Research, Los Angeles, CA

2018    Films & Adornment, Winslow Garage, Silver Lake, CA

2012    Small Patterns, Big Shifts, Vera List Gallery, Swarthmore College, PA

            Small Patterns, Big Shifts, Nancy Dryfoos Gallery, Kean University, NJ

            Timeless, Placeless, Gawker Artists HQ, New York, NY

2011    Middle Feast, Open House Gallery, New York, NY

2006    Landscape / Abstraction, Key Hole Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2005    Figures, Key Hole Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2000    Underground Rail Road, Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY

1997    Holy Grail, Griffin Gallery, Swarthmore, PA

1993    Duchampian, Visual Arts Center, Wheaton, MD

GROUP SHOWS

2019    Coast to Coast, Berry Campbell Gallery, New York, NY    

TEXT&MESSAGES, PØST Gallery @MiM Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Everywoman Biennial, Los Angeles, CA

2018    West Coast Connections, Hackett Mill Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2017    LCU Foundation for Women Benefit, New York, NY

2016    Gallery Tally, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), CA

            Play, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall, Los Angeles, CA

            Modern Oracles, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            On Site in 16 Cities, Berlin Collective, Berlin, Germany

2015    Thanks Tucker, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

            The Gallery Tally Poster Project, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

            On Site in 16 Cities, Berlin Collective, New York, NY

            Female Power, Downtown Art Center, Los Angeles, CA

2014    Gallery Tally, For Your Art, Los Angeles, CA

            THE LAST BRUCENNIAL, BHQF & Vito Schnabel, New York, NY

            NATION II At the Alamo, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            PAPERAZZI 3, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY

2013    Gallery Tally, Margin Release Right, West LA College, CA

            PAPERAZZI 2: Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY

2012    Codex Dynamic, Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn NY

            Vibrant Intersections, 443 PAS, New York, NY

            Hennessey Youngman, Family Business, New York, NY

            The BRUCENNIAL, Bruce High Quality, Vito Schnabel, New York, NY

            PAPERAZZI, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY

            MIC: CHECK (occupy), Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011    Post Paper, Gawker Artists HQ, NY

            Inside & Out: Jason Lujan + Malado Baldwin, Triangle Arts, Brooklyn, NY            

            PAPER 2011: Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY

2010    DECAMERON: Curated by David Cohen, New York Studio School, NY

            THE BRUCENNIAL: Miseducation, Bruce High Quality &Vito Schnabel, New York, NY

            Last Exit to Brooklyn: Curated by Julie Torres, Brooklyn, NY

            Je Vous Rappellera…T.R.A.C.E.S., Paris, France

            Pairs, Perimeter gallery, Cleveland, OH

2009    Hypothetical Landscapes, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY

            The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

            Open City, Curated by Sean Scully, New York Studio School, NY

            35/25 Invitational, Painting Center, New York, NY

2008    Boson Exotic, Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, NJ

            Party at Phong’s House, Curated by Chris Martin, Janet Kurnatowski, NY

2007    Dumbo Arts Festival 25, Triangle Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

            This Far and No Further, LIC Space, Queens, NY

            View from Brooklyn, Vera List Gallery, Swarthmore College, PA

2006    Sounds for a Large Space, LIC Artists Space, Long Island City, NY

            Triangle Artist Workshop, Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY

            M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, New York Studio School, NY

2005    The Expression of Music Through Art, Buckingham Hotel, NY

            The Buckingham Prize, The New York Studio School, NY

            Buckingham Competition, Art Students League, NY

2004    Public Execution: Big Glass, Exit Art, New York, NY

            Holiday Show, The New York Studio School, NY

2001    Lotto Ticket Series, Lily Pad, Brooklyn, NY

2000    Recent Paintings, Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY

1999    Drawing & Painting, Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY

1998    Alumni Arts, Vera List Gallery, Swarthmore College, PA

PUBLICATIONS

2018    Book- “L’amour Encore”

2018 Cover Art- Biostories Magazine

2018 Article- “Curators Debate the Pro’s and Con’s of All-Women’s Art Shows” for Hyperallergic.com

2016    Cover Art- Vine Leaves Literary Journal

2016 Poetry- “August 1998”- TXTOBJX.com

2016 Art + Essay- “Sacred Object Project” for Our Prime Property.org

2016 Art- “Modern Oracles” Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016 Art- “Bring Back What You Can Find” co-publication for 7×7.LA.com

2013   Artist Book- “I Am Expensive”

2013 Essay- “The Journey”- Rachael Magazine

2009    Art- “Hypothetical Landscapes” by Greg Lindquist, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009 Art- “25 Painters Under 35” by Ryan Coburn, The Painting Center, NY     

RESIDENCIES

2019 Pioche Projects, Biarritz, France

2007    Governor’s Island Residency, New York, NY

2006    LIC Space Studio Residency, Queens, NY

2006    Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2006    Triangle International Artists’ Workshop, Brooklyn, NY

AWARDS

2017                Nominee: Smithsonian Artist Fellowship

2012+2010      Nominee: Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant

2012+2008     Nominee: Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial

2007                Visual Arts Foundation Grant

2006                Vermont Studio Center Artist Scholarship

                        Robert Eric Farmer Scholarship

2005                Buckingham Prize for the Expression of Music in Art

                        LCU Foundation for Women Grant

2004                John Lockwood Memorial Fellowship

1997                Swarthmore Foundation Grant

1993                The Eugene Lang Scholarship

TEACHING/CURATORIAL

2019 Curator: KAMIKAZE “TEXTS&MESSAGES” PØST Gallery @ MiM Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018  Co-curator: “X Marks the Spot: Women of the New York Studio School” New York, NY

2018 Lecture panelist, On All-Women’s Art Shows, New York Studio School, NY

2017 Visiting artist: Marble House Residency Program, VT

2016   Visiting artist: “Bring Back What you can Find” reading for 7×7.LA, Torrance Art Museum, CA

2016 Lecture panelist: “The Spiritual in Art” Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015    Teacher: art workshop: Downtown Women’s Center, Los Angeles, CA 

2014    Teacher: art workshop: Trade School LA, Los Angeles, CA 

2014 Teacher: art workshop: 3D Collage, Trade School LA- 2014, Los Angeles, CA 

2011    Curator: “Where have You Been” Pop-Up Show, Soho, NY  

2010    Visiting artist/lecturer:“Where the Urgency is” Triangle Arts Foundation, Brooklyn,  NY  

2010 Teacher: art workshop: “Intentions through Art,”  Greenpoint Industrial Center, Brooklyn, NY 

2010 Teacher: art workshop:  “Bringing out the Creative in the Executive”- Unilever, NJ

2009    Lecture Panelist: “25 Painters under 35” with Mario Naves, The Painting Center, NY

2008    Curator: “LCU Foundation Spring Showcase” New York Academy of Art, NY

WORK EXPERIENCE

2014-present              Studio co-Manager – Huguette Caland Studios, Venice, CA

2013                            Project Manager- Ketti Kupper Art + Design, Los Angeles, CA

2010-2012                   Board Member- LCU Foundation for Women, New York, NY 

2001-2012                   Book Publishing- Rizzoli International Publications, New York, NY 

1997-2012                   Art Director- Independent Film, TV, Photo, Live Events, NY

2003-2005                   Development- Benefit Art Auctions, The New York Studio School, NY 

2003-2004                   Artist Representative- Achard & Associates, New York, NY

1998-2000                   Art Handler- Merton D. Simpson African Art Gallery, NY 

1996-1997                   Assistant Teacher- School of Visual Arts, Liberty Partnership Program, NY

1995-1997                   Gallery Assistant- Vera List Gallery, Swarthmore, PA 

1993                            Art Handler- Antony Gormley’s “Field for the British Isles” Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1992                            Internship- Sculpture Magazine, Washington, DC