Thierry Goldberg Gallery

Kate Gilmore

Born 1975, Washington D.C. Lives and works in New York.

Solo Exhibitions

2011 Built to Burst, Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Walk the Line, Parasol Unit, London, England
Catharine Clark Gallery (Media Room), San Francisco, California
2010 Pot, Kettle, Black, Maisterravalbuena Galeria, Madrid Spain
Walk the Walk, Public Art Fund, Bryant Park, New York, New York
Tow the Line (One Day Performance), Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
Standing Here, Rockland Art Center, West Nyack, New York
Crystal Contemporary Art, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 By Any Means, Locust Projects, Miami, Florida
Galleria Franco Soffiantino, Turin, Italy
Heart Breaker, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, California
Night Moves: Kate Gilmore, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
2008 Smith-Stewart Gallery, New York, New York
Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, California
Girl Fight, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, Texas
Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Girl Fight, Artpace San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
The Breakers, Maisterravalbuena Galeria, Madrid, Spain
CESAC Centro Sperimentale Per Le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio, Italy
2006 Experimental Personalities: Kate Gilmore and Angie Reed, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Hopelessly Devoted, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2005 Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut
2004 On My Way to the Prom the World Collapsed on My Head, White Columns, New York, New York
If My Shoes Matched My Dress I Could Destroy You, Plus Ultra Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

Group Exhibitions

2011 NORFOLK, Thierry-Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY
4th Moscow Biennale, Moscow, Russia
The More Things Change,  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Soft Machines, The Pace Gallery, New York, New York
TBA: Time Based Arts Festival: Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Temporary Structures: Performing Architecture in Contemporary Art, Decordova
Sculture Park and Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
BNA: From Brooklyn to Nashville, Zieher Smith Pop Up Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee
The Golden Ass, Annie Wharton Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Groundbreaking, Whitney Museum of American Art (new site), New York, New York
Nominator and Denominator, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Persona: A Body in Parts, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina
Stagecraft, University of Southern Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, Florida
Incheon Women Artist Biennial, Korea
American Chambers, Gyeongnam Art Museum, Korea
Sum of the Parts, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, Florida
Glutton for Punishment, Ramis Barquet, New York, New York
The Spirit of the Signal, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, New York
Body of Art, Prairie, Cincinatti, Ohio
Tensile Strength, Zieher Smith Gallery, New York, New York
2010 2010 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Greater New York: 5 Year Review, MoMA/PS1, Long Island City, New York
Framed, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
Emerge, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Uncertain Spectator, Experimental Media and Performing Art Center, Troy, New York
Sweat, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
F*Utility, Arena 1, Santa Monica, California
Better When Broken, Seventeen Gallery, London, England
A Basic Human Impulse, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Contemporanea, Monfalcone, Italy
Mirror, Mirror, Postmasters Gallery, New York, New York
Gimme Shelter, Mixed Greens, New York, New York
Knock Knock, Fred Torres Collaborations, New York, New York
A Reluctant Apparition, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, New York
Global/National, Exit Art, New York, New York
Escape From New York, Patterson Arts Council, Patterson, New Jersey
COMPOSE!, Smith-Stewart @ DKP, New York, New York
Chained to a Creature of a Different Kingdom, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, Florida
Kate Brandt Pink, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Union Art Gallery, Milwaukee
Common Jive, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, New York
Spasticus Artisticus, Ceri Hand Gallery, Liverpool, UK
A Basic Human Impulse, Galleria Communale d’Arte Contemporanea, Monfalcone, Italy
You Are Free, Tape Club, Berlin, Germany
Tragic Sense of Life, Westchester Community College Fine Arts Gallery, Valhalla, NY
No Vacancy, The Butcher's Daughter Gallery, Ferndale, Michigan
Culture Shock: Video Interventions at the QET, Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, Canada
2009 100 Years, PS1/MoMA, Queens, New York
Reflections on the Electric Mirror: New Feminist Video Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York
Party at Chris's House, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Supergirl, Nexus Foundation for Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
One Minute More, The Kitchen, New York, New York
Pink Panther, Kumukumu Gallery, New York, New York
Night Gallery Rosslyn, Arlington Arts, Arlington Virginia
Tell Me Everything, As You Remember It, Creative Research Lab, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
Chewing Color: Patty Chang, Kate Gilmore, Marilyn Minter, Creative Time, Times Square, New York, New York
City Garden, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
East Coast Video, Ramis Barquet, New York, New York
I am a Video, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
No Longer Empty, The Chelsea Hotel, New York, New York
Practice, Practice, Practice, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin Texas
Sixty Minutes, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, Florida
Feel the Force, Cafe Gallery London, London, England
It's You, Not Me, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California
Theoretical Practice, International Studio and Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, New York
Our Great Show: Selections from the Jefferson Godard Collection, Nice & Fit, Berlin, Germany
Perverted by Theater, Apex Art, New York, New York
2008 Re.Act.Feminism, Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Germany
My Space, Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Naples, Italy
Alternating Beats, RISD Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island
Number 2: Fragile, Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf, Germany
Un-Break My Heart, Pluto Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Real Thing, Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Held Together With Water, Sammlung Verbund at the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul, Turkey
Destroy, She Said, Pinchuk Art Center, Kiev, Ukraine
Jack #%ss, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, New York
Beware of the Wolf, American Academy in Rome, Rome Italy
Environments and Empires, Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Diamond Dogs, Galeria Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain
The Best Artwork in the World (on the Portrait of the Artist), Charro Negro Galeria, Guadalajara, Mexico
La Nave dei Folli, Porta S.Agostino, Bergamo, Italy
Open Video Projects, Marta Herford Museum, Herford, Germany
Colloque Cest Mon Genre, Ecole Regionale Des Beaux-Arts De Nantes, Nantes, France
Video Now: Artists Working in the Spirit of Bruce Nauman, The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas
The Leisure Suit, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, New York
Media Project, Fringe Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California
Make You Notice, San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, California
(Untitled) U=____, Fette’s Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2007 Held Together With Water, Sammlung Verbund at the MAK Museum of Applied Arts Vienna, MAK Museum of Applied Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Red Badge of Courage, Newark Council for the Arts, Newark, New Jersey
Making Noise, South Street Seaport Museum: Melville Gallery, New York, New York
Destroy, She Said, Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf, Germany
Ceci n’est pas… (This is not…), Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, New York
Foam of the Daze, Smith-Stewart, New York, New York
(Un)Natural Selection, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Line-Up, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York
Come One Come All, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, New York
Architecture and Design Biennial, Tel Aviv, Israel
What F Word? Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, New York
The Feminine Mysterious, Red Dot Contemporary, West Palm Beach, Florida
I Could Be You, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
MASH, The Helena: Cottelston Advisors, New York, New York
Out of the Loop, BICA, Brooklyn, New York
L'axe Bartholdi, La Vapeur, Dijon, France
Reckless Behavior, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California
2006 Heart Breaker, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, New York
Mixed Emotions, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
Twist it Twice, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, New York
Factitious, Pierogi Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Factitious, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Semiannual, Monkeytown, Brooklyn, New York
Ionesco's Friends, Franco Soffiantino Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy
Wild Girls, Exit Art, New York, New York
Open Network, Ampersand International Arts, San Francisco, California
Love, Ferragamo Gallery/Project Space, New York, New York
The Studio Visit, Exit Art, New York, New York
Greater New York 2005, PS1/MoMA Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
2005 Video Screening, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York
Codependent, The Living Room, Miami, Florida
Holiday Windows, Exit Art, New York, New York
It Is The Same Outside, Drake Hotel, Toronto, Canada
Me, Myself and My Emotions, Tastes Like Chicken Art Space, Brooklyn, New York
The Expression of Elemental Passions... (or, Damn Everything by the Circus)”, Plus Ultra Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Video 2005, Art in General, New York, New York
Open House: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York
2004 Beginning Here: 101 Ways, Curator: Jerry Saltz, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
Tokyo- Chicago-New York, Tokyo National University of Fine Art and Music, Tokyo, Japan
Sympathetic Nerve, Capsule Gallery, New York, New York
The Truck Stops Here, Plus Ultra Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Six Outdoor Projects, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York
Slice and Dice, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, New York
Transmotion, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, New York
1800 Frames 2004, City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey
AIM 23, Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, New York
2003 The Reconstruction Biennial, Exit Art, New York, New York
Site-Specifics, The Islip Art Museum: The Carriage House, East Islip, New York
Video 825, Gallery 825 LAAA, Los Angeles, California
ARTNEW YORK, Kunstraume auf Zeit, Linz, Austria


Masters of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, New York NY
Bachelor of Arts, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine

Residencies, Fellowships, and Awards

2010 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Award for Artistic Excellence, New York, NY
2009 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, New York NY
In the Public Realm, Public Art Fund, New York, NY
Marie Walsh Sharpe, Space Program, Brooklyn, NY
2007 The Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
Art Omi, Ghent, New York
2006 Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance, Brooklyn, NY
Visiting Scholar, New York University, New York, NY
Farpath Workspace Award and Residency, Dijon, France
2005 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (NYFA), New York, NY
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Award, New York, NY
2003 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Manhattan Community Arts Grant, New York, NY
Artist in the Marketplace: Bronx Museum of Arts, Bronx, New York
Artists Space: Independent Project Grant, New York, New York


2011 Miller, Leigh Anne. "The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss", Art in America, August 11
Thomson Baker, Allese. "Critics Pick: Soft Machines", August 9
Shuster, Robert. "Best in Show: Glutton for Punishment", The Village Voice, August 3
Massara, Kathleen. "Soft Machines Hit Hard", The L Magazine, August 3
Schmitt, Amanda. "Glutton for Video Art", Artcards Review, August 2
Johnson, Ken. "Art in Review: Soft Machines", The New York Times, July  28
Sheffi, Smadar. "Time for Every Object", Haaretz, July 22
Gaebe, Carly. "Body Conscious: Soft Machines at Pace Gallery, Art in America, July 22
Yablonsky, Linda. "Chip of the Old Block",, July 20
Russeth, Andrew. "Kate Gilmore Blankets Pace Gallery with 7,500 Pounds of Clay", New York Observer, July 14
Sutton, Benjamin. "Kate GIlmore's Clay Scraping Performance", L Magazine, July 14
Baker, Kenneth. "Gilmore Girls", San Francisco Chronicle, June 18
Yahav, Galia. "Gilmore Girl", Time Out Israel, June 23
Heyman, Marshall. "At Art Parties, Making and Breaking a Scene", Wall Street Journal, April 19
Douglas, Sarah. "The Public Art Fund's Benefit was a Smash", Artinfo, April 18
Bomblog, "Jennifer and Kate Gilmore", BOMB, March 10
Vogel, Carol. "Brightening the Outdoors", The New York Times, January 27
NYFA Current (video), "The Artist's Life: Kate Gilmore", NY Foundation for the Arts
2010 Frankel, David. "Putting Him and Her on a Pedestal: Anthony Gormley and Kate Gilmore", Public Art Review, Fall/Winter
Hontoria, Javier. "Kate Gilmore, Gozosamente Caotica", El Cultural, December 10
Russeth, Andrew. "Reviews: Kate Gilmore", ArtInfo/Modern Painters, May 13
Smith, Roberta. "Artist Struts Her Stuff in Others' Shoes", The New York Times, May 12
Williams, Alex. “You Never Know Where Her Gallery Will Pop Up Next”, The New York Times, May 12
Kron, Catherine. "Gilmore's Girls", Art In America, May 12
Kennedy, Randy. "Pounding the Pavement on a Bryant Park Pedestal", The New York Times, May 8
Rehm, Cindy. “Video as a Flexible Medium”, NUMBER:66, Summer
Vogel, Carol. "Inside Art: A Bryant Park Stomp", The New York Times, March 30
Lacayo, Richard. “Stars of the Arts: Three Artists to Watch at the Whitney Biennial”, TIME, March 11
Gopnik, Blake. “2010 Whitney Biennial is Artful but Lacking Urgency”, The Washington Post, March 3
Capps, Kriston. "Whitney Biennial 2010: Still Flying the Flag?", The Guardian, March 2
Viveros-Faune, Christian. "Welcome to the Mixed-Up, Dialed-Down 2010 Whitney Biennial", The Village Voice, March 2
Miranda, Carolina. "Whitney Biennial: Three Must Sees", WNYC, February 25
Finch, Charlie. "A Room of One's Own", ARTNET, February 23
Yablonsky, Linda. "Whitney Biennial Mishmash Serves Up Michael Jackson, Macrame", Bloomberg News, February 25
Plagens, Peter. "But, What does it Mean?", Newsweek, February 19