Jackie Gendel

Selected Works

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BMG exhibitions



Girl's Club Collection (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Progressive Art Collection (US)
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (Hartford, CT)


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  • Born 1973 in Houston, TX
  • Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


  • 1998 MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • 1996 BFA, Washington University, St. Louis, MO


  • 2011
    Fables in Slang, Bryan Miller Gallery, Houston, TX
  • 2010
    Solo Presentation, Jeff Bailey Gallery at NADA Art Fair, Miami, FL
    Rose Madder and the Ultramarines, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2008
    Does She Know?, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2007
    New Paintings, Bryan Miller Gallery (CTRL), Houston, TX
  • 2006
    Portraits, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2004
    Mixture Contemporary Art, Houston, TX
  • 2003
    Let's Go, Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2002
    Mixture Contemporary Art, Houston, TX


  • 2010
    Vivid: Female Currents in Painting, Schroeder, Romero, Shredder, New York, NY
    Don't I Know You, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
    Lush Life, On Stellar Rays, New York, NY (curated by Franklin Evans & Omar Lopez-Chahoud)
    2010 Artist in Residence Biennial, Ewing Gallery at UT Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
  • 2009
    Toil and Trouble, Bryan Miller Gallery (CTRL), Houston, TX
    Give Them What They Never Knew They Wanted, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
    Jackie Gendel and Tom McGrath, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
    On From Here, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY
    Insomnia, Peter Fingesten Gallery, Pace University, New York, NY
  • 2008
    Perverted by Theater, Apex Art, New York, NY (curated by Franklin Evans and Paul David Young)
    Untitled on Paper, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2007
    The Show’s so Nice, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
    Prelude, Julie Chae Gallery, Boston, MA
    Magical Mundane, Bucket Rider, Chicago, IL (curated by Dan Kopp)
    Annual Invitational Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
  • 2006
    A Certain Likeness, Gallery West 52, New York, NY
    Twist it Twice, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Franklin Evans)
    HotPics, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
  • 2005
    Hunch and Flail, Artists Space, New York, NY (curated by Amy Sillman)
    New Prints, IPCNY, NY / traveled to Columbia College, Chicago, IL
    Suggestion, Belief and Emptiness, Jessica Murray Projects, New York, NY
  • 2004
    Loops, Chris Doyle and Jackie Gendel, Galerie Völcker & Freunde, Berlin, Germany
    Summer Drawings... and Some are Not, Mixture Contemporary Art, Houston, TX
  • 2003
    Sweet Tooth, Mixture Contemporary Art, Houston, TX
    How Deep is Your Love, Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, NY
    Human Nature, Red Dot, New York, NY (curated by Ellen Altfest)
  • 2002
    Regarding Gloria, White Columns, New York, NY (curated by Catherine Morris and Lauren Ross)
    Women Paint Women, Harlem Flophouse, New York, NY
  • 2001
    All American, Bellwether, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Ellen Altfest)
    Five Women: The Figure in Inventive Landscape, Makor, New York, NY
    Spring Exposition, Joseph Silvestro Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2000
    Flat File, Bellwether, Brooklyn, NY


  • 2009
    Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL
  • 2008
    University of Tennessee (artist in residence)
  • 2007
    American Academy of Arts and Letters (academy award in art)
    American Academy of Arts and Letters (museum purchase)
    Aurobora, San Francisco, CA (printmaking residency)
  • 2005
    Macdowell Colony, Petersborough, NH (residency)
    The Atlantic Center for the Arts (residency with Fiona Rae)
    Solo Impressions, NY (printmaking residency)
  • 2004
    Macdowell Colony, Petersborough, NH (residency)
  • 1998
    Richard Dixon Welling Prize, Yale University
  • 1997
    Yale Norfolk Teaching Fellowship
  • 1996
    Eliot Scholar, Washington University
    Milovich Award, Washington University


  • 2009
    Britt, Douglas. CTRL Gallery hosts Toil and Trouble. Houston Chronicle, July 31.
    Interview with Jackie Gendel and Tom McGrath. ArtLurker.com, February.
  • 2008
    Ewing, John. Perverted by Theater. Art Lies, December: Issue 60.
    Thompson, Adam. Jackie Gendel. Art Papers, November.
  • 2007
    My Work: Jackie Gendel. Houston Chronicle, December 30: p. 20.
    Goodrich, John. Thank the Academy, The New York Sun, May 24.
    Bewick, Carly. Wall Hole, Blossoms Delight in Art Academy's Invitational Show. Bloomberg.com, March 9.
  • 2006
    Fyfe, Joe. Jackie Gendel at Jeff Bailey. Art in America, December.
    Moyer, Carrie. Shifty, Strange, And Luminous. Gay City News, June 22: p, 49.
    Goings on About Town, Jackie Gendel. The New Yorker, June 19.
    Johnson, Ken. The Listings, "Jackie Gendel: Portraits". The New York Times, June 16.
    Jackie Gendel, Faces Galore. The New York Sun, June 1.
  • 2005
    Moyer, Carrie. Not by Design. Gay City News, July 21: Volume 75.
  • 2004
    Ramey, Julia. This Week's day-by-day Picks. The Houston Press, December 23.
    Meixner, Christiane. Frische Maleri aus Manhattan. Morgenpost, May 18.
    Garcia-Fenech, Giovanni. The Importance of Being Earnest. Stitch Magazine: Spring.
  • 2003
    Maine, Stephen. Dateline Brooklyn. artnet.com, October 27.
    Lovelace, Carey. Feminism at 40. Art in America, May.
  • 2002
    Goings on About Town. The New Yorker, November 25.
    Finch, Charlie. Jackie Oh!. artnet.com, November.
    Finch, Charlie. From MOMA to Harlem. artnet.com, March.
    White, Emily. Fast Girls. Scribner.
  • 2001
    Cotter, Holland. All American. The New York Times, August 3.
    Kalm, James. The Spring Exhibition. NY Arts Magazine, May.
    The Spring Exposition: Joseph Silvestro Gallery. National Press of Brooklyn.
    Goings on About Town, Spring Exposition. The New Yorker, April 16.