Kari Cholnoky

Born 1988 in Stamford, CT

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Kari Cholnoky holds an MFA in painting from Cranbrook, and a BA from Dartmouth College. Her recent solo and two-person exhibitions include True Level, Safe Gallery (Brooklyn, NY) and Wild Blue Yonder with Nicholas Moenich, Disturb the Neighbors (New York, NY). Recent group exhibitions include Theorem X, Rachel Uffner (New York, NY), Theorem Y, Mrs. Gallery (New York, NY), Wirrwarr, Anton Kern Gallery (New York, NY), and The Collection as Time Machine, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (Rotterdam, Netherlands). Cholnoky attended the Worth Advisory Bovina Artist Residency in the summer of 2019, and the Fountainhead Residency in Miami, FL in 2017. Cholnoky has been featured in Maake Magazine, Editorial Magazine, Hyperallergic, and as part of the Habitat series on ArtNews. Her forthcoming solo show will be at Nicelle Beauchene, in NYC, 2021. The artist lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Exhibitions

HU

Sept 12 - Oct 24, 2020

Motherboard

Oct 8 - Oct 15, 2020

Selected Works

Education

2014
Master of Fine Arts, Painting
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2010
Bachelor of Arts
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Solo

2021
Forthcoming
Nicelle Beauchene Project Space, New York, NY
Forthcoming
Julius Caesar, Chicago, IL
2020
Motherboard
Real Pain, Los Angeles, CA
2019
Wild Blue Yonder (with Nicholas Moenich)
Disturb the Neighbors, New York, NY
2018
Gargantua and Pantagruel (with Wells Chandler)
Left Field Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA
True Level
Safe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2017
Control Panels
Won Eh, Brooklyn, NY
Kari Cholnoky/Landon O’Brien
Big Medium, Austin, TX
2016
Rabbit Redux (with Martha Miskow)
Small Editions, Brooklyn, NY
Kari Cholnoky/Erin Lee Jones
Safe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Semi Lucid Steaks
David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI
2015
The Knew You
Roger Williams University, RI

Group

2021
Theorem x/y
Rachel Uffner Gallery + Mrs. Gallery, New York, NY
Ode to Green
OyG Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2020
HU
Real Pain, Los Angeles, CA
In Sickness and In Health
Nicelle Beauchene, New York, NY
Cult of the Crimson Queen
Ceysson & Benetiere, New York, NY
Happy Hardcore
Miriam Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2019
An Unknown Power
Dynamo Arts Assocation, Vancouver, BC
E/AB Fair
Salad Editions, New York, NY
Body Horror
Bomb Pop Up, Brooklyn, NY
Family Show
Safe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Wirrwarr
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
Garden of Earthly Delights
Washington Art Association, Washington, CT
They're Made out of Meat
Platform, Brooklyn, NY
2018
All About Frank
Spring Break, New York, NY
Black Room
Spring Break, New York, NY
The Collection as Time Machine
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Kunst4Kids
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
NADA New York
Safe Gallery, New York, NY
Immortal Jelly
AWHRHWAR, Los Angeles, CA
Small Editions at NYABF
MoMA PS1, Queens, NY
Mutants
New York, NY
Daddy’s Room
Rockaway Beach, NY
2017
Esurient Eyes
Regina Rex, New York, NY
Cosmic Joke
Safe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Holding Hands
Lazy Susan, New York, NY
Shampoo Effect
MASS Gallery, Austin, TX
Please, Mr. Postman
Essex Flowers, New York, NY
Nasty Women
The Cave, Detroit, MI
2016
Artists for Women’s Rights
Safe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Shroom Show
Helper, Brooklyn, NY
Throw Down
Ess Ef Eff, Brooklyn, NY
Mall Rats
Et Al Etc, San Francisco, CA
First Summer: Part II
David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI
Christmas in July
Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
Safe Gallery Project Space, NADA
New York, NY
Home Is Where You’re Happy
EMBASSY, Los Angeles, CA
Casino Cabaret
Safe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2015
L. Quan Healing Arts Center
Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
Epizootics
Alleyoop Projects, New York, NY
First Show
David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI
Working Women
Marian Graves Mugar Gallery, Colby-Sawyer College, NH

Press

Residencies/awards

2019
Bovina Artist Residency
Candace Worth Advisory, Bovina, NY
2017
Artist in Residence
The Fountainhead, Miami, FL
2014
Mercedes-Benz 2014 Emerging Artist Award
2013
Edith Smilack Scholarship
Cranbrook Academy of Art
2012
Residency Award
INSTINC Space, Singapore
Director’s Grant
Dickey Center for International Understanding

Collections

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Other Experience

2020
Adjunct in Painting and Drawing, SUNY Purchase
2019
Visiting Artist, Cranbrook Academy of Art
2018
Visiting Critic, RISD
Visiting Lecture, City College of New York
Adjunct in Studio Art, Dartmouth College
2015
Outside Evaluator for Senior Seminar, Dartmouth College
Alumni Artist Lecture, Dartmouth College
Exhibiting Artist Lecture, Roger Williams University
2014
Artist in Residence lecture, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Artist in Residence lecture, Mercedes Benz Bank, Stuttgart, Germany
2012
Artist In Residence lecture, INSTINC Space, Singapore
2010-2011
Special Instructor, Dartmouth College