Sanya Kantarovsky


Born in Moscow, Russia, 1982
Lives and works in New York, NY, USA


Education

2011 MFA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2008 Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture Residency, Skowhegan, ME, USA
2004 BFA, Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA
2003 European Honors Program, Rome, Italy


Solo Exhibitions

2016
Feral Neighbours, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
In the Gutter, Tanya Leighton, Berlin, Germany

2015
Happy Soul, Art Basel Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
Apricot Juice, with Ieva Misevičiūtė, Studio Voltaire, London
Gushers, Mark Foxx, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2014
Happy Soul, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Little Vera, in collaboration with Ella Kruglyanskaya, KIM? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia
Allergies, Casey Kaplan, New York
Sanya Kantarovsky, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2013
Monday's Dirty Light, Altman Siegel, San Francisco, CA, USA
The Flat Made Thing, with Frances Stark, Art Basel Features, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA, USA
You are Not an Evening, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst (GAK), Bremen, Germany

2012
Sanya Kantarovksy, LAXART Façade and Billboard, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Dear Dilettante, Tanya Leighton, Berlin, Germany
Blue Notebook No 10, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2009
Mutualisms, AMT, Milan, Italy

2008
Simple Past, BW Space, Berlin, Germany


Group Exhibitions

2017
An Uncanny Likeness, Simon Lee, New York, NY, USA (forthcoming)
The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY, USA (forthcoming)

2016/17
La Perle, Art Concept, Paris, France

2016
Giles, Gagosian, Athens, Greece
A Modest Proposal, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY, USA
Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions, Kaufmann Repetto, Milan, Italy
Repetition, Boghossian Foundation, Brussels, Belgium, curated by Nicola Lees
Theories of Modern Art, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Inaugural Exhibition, Romeo, New York, NY, USA
The Eccentrics, Sculpture Center, New York, NY, USA
Untitled Body Parts, Simone Subal, New York, NY, USA
SURRREAL, Koenig Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2015
The Funnies, MOT International, Brussels, Belgium
Tightrope Walk: Painted Images After Abstraction. Curated by Barry Schwabsky, White Cube, London
Works on Paper, William Arnold, New York, NY, USA
Over you/you, The 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
CALL AND RESPONSE, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY, USA

2014
Live and Let Die, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Another Cats Show, 356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Heather Guertin, Sanya Kantarovsky, Viola Yesiltac, Malraux’s Place, New York, NY, USA
Bard Girls Can Fly, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MI, USA
What Were You Expecting, Mr. Milquetoast, a Plot?, Badischer Kunstverein, Karslruhe, Germany

2013
D, ZweiDrei, Berlin, Germany
10 Years, Wallspace, New York, NY, USA
Notes on Neo Camp, Studio Voltaire, London
Notes on Neo Camp, curated by Chris Sharp, Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium
New Year’s Day Swimmers, Altman Siegel, San Francisco, CA, USA

2012
Out of The Blue, Bortolami, New York, NY, USA
Last Laugh, curated by Summer Guthery, The Company, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Phases, co-curated by Wallspace and Kelly Taxter, Wallspace, New York, NY, USA
Things, Words and Consequences, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
CKTV, Clepatra’s Intercity Pavilions Project, Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
A Fear of Paranoia (screening), curated by Amanda Hunt, Various Small Fires, LAX ART, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2011
Next Season, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Emerging Artists Exhibition, Los Angeles Initiative at Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA, USA
3328 Hours of Sunshine, Clifton Benevento, New York, NY, USA
All that is Unseen, Allan Nederpelt Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2009
Lost and Found, New Museum, New York, NY, USA

2008
Disegni, AMT| Alberto Matteo Torri, Milan, Italy
Supernature, Howard House Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA, USA

2007
Reality/Alternation, Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2006
Tiny Vices, curated by Tim Barber, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY
Three Painters, curated by Gary Owen, Howard House Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA, USA

2005
Terra Non Firma, Howard House Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA, USA
Los Muertos, Kings County Space, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Sunday Afternoon, Match-Art, New York, NY, USA

2004
Rhode Island School of Design Juried Senior Invitational, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI, USA
Rhode Island School of Design Painting/Printmaking Final Exhibition, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI, USA
Blacklight City Neon Nation, Red Door Gallery, Providence, RI, USA

2003
European Honors Program Fall Show, Palazzetto Cenci, Rome, Italy
Quattro Giorni, Quaranta Disegni, Palazzetto Cenci, Rome, Italy
European Honors Program Spring Show, Palazzetto Cenci, Rome, Italy

2002
Rhode Island School of Design Juried Painting Biennal, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI, USA


Curated Exhibitions

2015
No Joke, Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2012
Things, Words and Consequences (co-curated with Stas Shuripa), Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia


Publications

2016
NO JOKE, (monograph), published by Studio Voltaire and Koenig Books, London


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