MONIQUE VAN GENDEREN (b. in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at San Diego in 1987 and her Master of Fine Arts degree from the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California in 1991. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Diego.
She has had numerous solo exhibitions, including Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Festsaal, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany; Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA; TAI Modern, Santa Fe, New Mexico; “The Gentle Art of Making Enemies,” Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany; D’Amelio Gallery, New York, NY; Efferate, Milan, Italy; “Personal Exhibition,” The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA; and Hammer Projects, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
Recent group exhibitions include “The Light Touch,” Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; "If I go there, I won't stay there," ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA; U.S. Embassy, Paramaribo, Suriname; “Being Here With You/Estando aquí contigo: 42 Artists from San Diego and Tijuana,” Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA; Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA; "Belief in Giants," Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; "You Are Here," San Diego Central Library, San Diego, CA; Albertina Museum, Rita and Herbert Batliner Collection, Vienna, Austria; “Flashback and Guests,” Stalke Galleri, Kirke Saaby, Denmark; “Jacques André, Jean-Pascal Flavien, Monique van Genderen, Ola Rindal, Josh Smith, Kelley Walker,” Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium; “Lost in a Sea of Red,” The Pit LA, Glendale, CA; “Be Abstract,” Galerie am Markt, Schwabisch Hall, Germany; “Be Abstract,” Ballhaus Ost, Berlin, Germany; “Stray Edge,” Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA; “Ladies First!,” Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany; Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium; “Capture the Rapture,” CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “High Low,” Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA; “Burning Colours,” HOPSTREET Gallery, Brussels, Belgium; The Venice Beach Biennial, Venice, CA; “Works of Paper,” ACME. Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Brandstrup Gallery, Oslo, Norway; and “Living Flowers: Ikebana and Contemporary Art,” Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
Her work is included in many public and private collections including AIG SunAmerica Inc., Los Angeles, CA; Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria; Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, Peoria, IL; IVAM (Institut Valencià d’Art Modern), Valencia, Spain; KB Home, Los Angeles, CA; Le Consortium, Dijon, France; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA ; Montblanc Cutting Edge Art Collection, Hamburg, Germany; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; and Rita and Herbert Batliner Collection, permanent loan to the Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria.
Van Genderen is the recipient of the 2019 Chiaro Award for painting from the Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin County, CA.
Monique van Genderen lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.