Katherine Bernhardt

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Katherine Bernhardt (born 1975; Clayton, Missouri) is an internationally renowned artist based in Brooklyn, New York, United States. She has been showing her work internationally since 2000.

She paints landscapes, still-life, and also fantastic portraits of women models based on pictures from glossy magazines[1] and well-known consumer symbols using acrylics, acrylic paint, all in an expressionistic, almost abstract style.[2] She has also produced a store installation for Chanel,[3] for the launch of the new J-12 watch. She has painted The cover for Flauntmagazine twice,worked on a collaboration with Edun fashion house, and made a store installation at Miss Sixty in New York. Currently, she's affiliated with Canada Gallery, in NYC, NY. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York. She received her bachelors of fine arts (BFA) from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois.[4]

Selected exhibitions[edit]


"Lila Dit CA", galleria Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France

" Tombouctou 52 Jours", CANADA, New York

2009 "supermodels and Swatch Watches", Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid Spain

2008 "Wonder Women", CArbon12 Dubai, UAE

Kate, Giselle, Agyness, Simon, Kanye and George, CANADA, New York[5]


Drunken Hot Girls, Galerie Suzanne Tarasiève, Paris France

Kiss Me Kate, Galleri Loyal, Stockholm


La Dolce Vita, Galeria Glance, Torino

Flesh for Fantasy, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad

Girls on Film, Cannes

The Galleries Show, Extra City Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp

Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna

Winter Special Crazy Fun, Galerie Suzanne Tarasiève, Paris


Monster Painting, McClain Gallery, Houston

Women of the Forest, Greener Pastures Gallery, Toronto

Where the Spirits Dwell, Galerie Comercial, San Juan, Puerto Rico

96 Degrees in the Shade, CANADA, New York


Voo Doo Shit, Hales Gallery, London

Pleasure and Paint, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna


Brush, Enders Projects, Frankfurt

BOOKS The magnificent Excess of Snoop Dogg/Katherine Bernhardt", picturebox books [3]


  1. ^ Robin Eisgrau, Swatch watches,Mc Donalds Arches, E.T., tennis shoes, and moroccan carpets. Her paintings reflect popular culture today. OffOffOff.com
  2. ^ Jerry Saltz. Something Wild, ArtNet.com
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ [2]
  5. ^ "Kate, Giselle, Natalia, Agyness, Simon, Kanye & George", Retrieved 1 February 2009.

www.canadanewyork.com www.suzanne-tarasieve.com

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