M e l i s s a   K r e t s c h m e r


Born 1962, Santa Monica, California

Lives and works in New York




1988     Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California; MFA

1986     Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California; BFA


Solo Exhibitions


2017     Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf (opening May 19)

2016     ACE Gallery, Beverly Hills (opening October 27)

            Lesley Heller Workspace, New York (opening December 11)

2015     Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin

2014     Giacomo Guidi, Rome

            Drawing Room, Hamburgh

2009     Online Project Room, Dinter Fine Arts, New York

2008     Galeria Alfonso Artiaco, Naples

            Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf

            Galerie Meert-Rihoux, Brussels

            Yvon Lambert, Paris

2007     ACE Gallery, Beverly Hills

            Galerie Tschudi, Glarus

            Lesley Heller, New York

2004     ACE Gallery, Beverly Hills

            Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris

2003     Kunst-Station, Sankt Peter, Köln (catalogue)

            Geukens & De Vil, Knokke

2002     Galerie Tschudi, Glarus

            Stark Gallery, New York

            ACE Gallery, Los Angeles

2001     Boulder Museum of Art, Boulder

2000     Galerie Tschudi, Glarus

            Galerie Frank, Paris

            Galerie Cramer, Bonn

1999     Westenburg, Marfa

1998     Galerie Tschudi, Glarus

            Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris

            Trans Hudson, New York

            Caledonian Hall, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

1996     AMO Gallery, Los Angeles

1994     Littlejohn/Sternau, New York

            Fulcrum, New York

1993     Julian Pretto, New York (closing show)

            Julian Pretto, New York

1992     Julian Pretto, New York

1990     Between Engagements, Anne Plumb, New York


Group Exhibitions


2016     I Still Believe in Miracles: Celebrating 30 Years of Inverleith House, Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

            Painting After Postmodernism, curated by Barbara Rose, Cinéma Galeries, Brussels (opening September 15), http://www.pap.brussels/ (catalogue)

2015     Melissa Kretschmer & Russell Maltz, Minus Space, Brooklyn

            Govern the Case: The Work in its Making From the Sixties to the Present Days, Pinacoteca Comunale, Città di Castello

2013     Julian Pretto Gallery, Minus Space, Brooklyn

2011     Personal Structures: Space - Time - Existence, Palazzo Bembo, Venice

2010     25 Years, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz

2009     One Copenhagen, Stalke Up North, Copenhagen (catalogue)

            From a Big Crash to a New Deal, 1000eventi, Milan

            Turtle, Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris

            Assemblage Abstract, Dinter Fine Arts, New York

2008     One More, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Köln

            Winter Salon on Paper, Björn Ressle Fine Arts, New York

            One More, Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg

2007     One, Björn Ressle Fine Arts, New York

            Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel

            21 Years, Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris

            The Eclectic Eye: Pop and Illusion, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs

            Turtle, Nuäns Ausstellungsraum, Düsseldorf

            Summertime, Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel

            LeWitt X 2, Miami Art Museum, Miami

2006     LeWitt X 2, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison

            It Takes a Lifetime, Paula Barr Chelsea, New York

            Peep Show, Rule Gallery, Denver

            Dedica: 1986-2006, Twenty Years of the Alfonso Artiaco Gallery, Palazzo della Arti Napoli, Naples

            Small Works- Petit Formats, Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris

            Turtle, Chelsea Space, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London

            Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel

            Galeria Alfonso Artiaco, Naples

            Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris

            Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York

2005     Glass, Seriously, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Projects, Long Island City

            Galerie 1000eventi, Milan

2004     ACE Gallery, Beverly Hills

            Election, American Fine Arts, New York

            Armored, Planet Thailand, Brooklyn

            Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz

2003     Minimalism and More: Conteporary Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Pepperdine University, Malibu

            Selections from the LeWitt Collection, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain

            Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris

2002     Ready-Made Color, Galerie Corinne Caminade, Paris (catalogue)

            Ace Gallery, New York

            Galerie Arnaud lefebvre, Paris

2001     Geukens & De Vil, Knokke

            Gamel Fraser, Mendocino

2000     Rule Modern and Contemporary, Denver

            Transparency, Translucency, Opacity, Galerie Frank, Paris

1999     Rule Modern and Contemporary, Denver

            Transparent Façade, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles

            Galerie Frank, Paris

1998     Voix,Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris

            Transparent Façade, The Work Space Gallery, New York

            Foot Falls, Greenport, Long Island

            Vision Festival, Orenzans Arts Center, New York

            Art Miami '98, special projects installation, Miami Beach

1997     CIAP (Vereniging voor Actuele Kunst), Hasselt

            Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica

            Art Auction 6, Long Beach Museum, Long Beach

            The Whole World in a Small Painting, II, Trans Hudson, New York

1996     Trans Hudson, Jersey City

            Erik Satie, Robert Smthson, Melissa Kretschmer, Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris

            Image/After Image, The Work Space Gallery, New York

            Formal Abstraction, Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica

            Recent Acquisitions: The Collection of Julian Pretto, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford

            Epitaphs, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York

            In Small Dimensions, Andre Zarre, New York

1995     The Whole World in a Small Painting, Trans Hudson, Jersey City

            Julian's Show II, Littlejohn/Sternau, New York

            Material Abuse, Trans Hudson, Jersey City

1994     Faith, Fetish, Spirit, Westenburg, Great Barrington

            Beyond Virtual, Back to Actual, Fulcrum, New York

            New Recruits, In Collaboration, Santa Monica

            Five Abstract Artists, Littlejohn/Sternau, New York

1993     BOMB magazine benefit exhibition, Fawbush, New York

            Jours Transquilles à Clichy, Paolo Goyannes, Paris

            Jours Transquilles à Clichy, TennisportArts, Long Island City

            Silent Echoes, TennisportArts, Long Island City

            Beyond Paint, Tibor de Nagy, New York

            Works on Paper, Julian Pretto, New York

            Contemporary Drawings, Part II, ARENA, New York

            Inaugural Exhibition, TennisportArts, Long Island City

1992     ARENA, New York

            Slow Art, PS1 Museum, Long Island City

            Rumored Paintings, Anne Plumb, New York

            Small Works, Julian Pretto, New York

1991     Constructed Black Paintings, Julian Pretto, New York

            Abstract Painting: Process and Materials, Ben Shahn Gallery, Paterson College, Wayne

            Surface Issues, Stephen Haller, New York

1990     New Talent, Julian Pretto, New York

1988     Out of Order, Anne Plumb, New York



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