Gustavo & BouquetSunflowers & AlexJames & NasturtiumsBougainvillea & IrisSelf portrait bouquetAngel, Study & Succulents, LA WalkAtanacio, Study & Cactus, LA WalkLilacs and Succulents, LA Walk & Study, AlinePainting titled "Tumbao de Omambo" by Aliza NIsenbaum, 2020.Painting titled "My Yoga" by Aliza Nisenbaum. Painting titled "Patricia" by Aliza Nisenbaum.Painting titled "Anton Kern Gallery Staff" by Aliza Nisenbaum.



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Aliza Nisenbaum

  • 1977

    Born Mexico City, Mexico

  • 1997-99

    Psychology, Universidad, Iberoamericana, Mexico

  • 2001

    BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

  • 2005

    MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

  • Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

  • 2021

    Atrium Project, Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO (Upcoming August)

  • 2020

    Aliza Nisenbaum, Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Flora, Drawings by Aliza Nisenbaum, Anton Kern Gallery, NY

  • 2019

    Coreografías, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Art of the Underground Public Commission, London, United Kingdom

  • 2017

    A Place We Share, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
    Alisa Nisenbaum, Frieze Art Fair, New York, NY, Mary Mary, Glasgow, Scotland            

  • 2015

    Naps, Daydreams, Houseplants, Weavings, Mary Mary, Glasgow, Scotland

  • 2014

    Aliza Nisenbaum, White Columns, New York, NY

    Aliza Nisenbaum: Portraits, Letters, Books and Flowers, LULU project space, Mexico City, Mexico

    Solo presentation at NADA with LULU gallery, Miami, FL

  • 2013

    Aliza Nisenbaum and Tadhg McSweeney, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
    Aliza Nisenbaum, Immigrant Movement International, Queens, NY
    Holly Coulis and Aliza Nisenbaum, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Detroit, MI

  • 2011

    We Remembered, We Anticipated a Peacock and We Find a Peony, Patricia Treib and Aliza Nisenbaum, Golden Gallery, New York, NY
    Aliza Nisenbaum New Paintings, Julius Caesar, Chicago, IL

  • 2009

    You Talk Greasily, Allison Katz with Aliza Nisenbaum, Kasia Kay Projects, Chicago, IL

  • 2007

    Aliza Nisenbaum, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

  • 2006

    New Paintings, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL


    Group Exhibitions

  • 2020

    Some Day is Now: Women, Art & Social Change, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

    100 Drawings from Now, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

    Nine Lives, The Rennaisance Socity, Chicago 

    Figurative Painting, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC (forthcoming)
    Histroias da Dança, Museu de Arte de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (forthcoming)
    Someday Is Now: Women, Art and Social Change, New Britain Museum, New Britain, CT (forthcoming)
    Portraits Forever, Tajan, Paris, France
    Catalyst: Art and Social Justice, Gracie Mansion, New York, NY
    When Home Won’t Let You Stay, Migration Through Contemporary Art, The Cantor Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

  • 2019

    When Home Won’t Let You Stay, Migration Through Contemporary Art, ICA Boston, Boston, MA
    The Warmth of Other Suns, Phillips Collection, Washington D.C organized in conjunction with the New Museum
    City Prince/ess DHAKA, LAGOS, MANILA, MEXICO CITY and TEHRAN, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
    Let me Tell you a Story, Arts Club London, London, United Kingdom

  • 2018

    One Day at a Time, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA 
    Visible Women, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Norwich, UK
    , Anton Kern Gallery, New York
    The Lulelial II: A Low Hanging Fruit, Lulu, Mexico City

  • 2017

    Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
    The New York Times, The Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY
    American Genre: Contemporary Painting, ICA at MECA, Maine
    The Florine Stettheimer Collapsed Time Salon, organized by Jeffrey Deitch, Armory Fair, New York, NY

  • 2016

    Intimisms, curated by Aliza Nisenbaum and David Norr, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
    As if in a Foreign Country, Galerie Nachst St. Stephen Rosemary Schwartzwalder, Vienna, Austria
    A Change of Heart, Hannah Hoffmann Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Artist in Residency Biennial, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
    Domestic Appendices, Aliza Nisenbaum, Patrizio Di Massimo, Marco Palmieri, T-293, Rome, Italy

  • 2015

    Intimacy in Discourse: Reasonable and Unreasonable Sized Paintings Part II, curated by Phong Bui SVA Chelsea gallery, New York, NY
    Homeful of Hands, Josh Lilley, London, UK
    Figuratively, curated by Matthew Higgs, Wilkinson Gallery, London, UK
    Biennial of the Americas, MCA Denver Museum
    White Columns Benefit, White Columns, New York, NY
    You Don’t Bring Me Flowers, 68 Projects, Berlin, Germany

  • 2014

    Work, Slopes Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
    Quality of Life, Recent Rema Hort Mann Grantees, BOSI, NY
    Agents of Change, ASF, Mexico City, Mexico
    Art and Social Justice, LGCC, New York, NY
    The Last Brucennial, New York, NY

  • 2013

    The Rema Hort Mann Foundation 2013 Grantees, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY
    Splonk! Curated by Holly Coulis, 106 Green Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    Buy What you Love, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Benefit, Bleecker Street Arts Club, New York, NY
    Imago Mundi, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Collateral Event of the 55 Venice Biennale
    Young New Yorkers Benefit Auction, Allegra La Viola Gallery, New York, NY
    Selective Perspectives, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
    The Secret Life of Plants, Princeton University School of Architecture, Princeton, NJ

  • 2012

    XV Rufino Tamayo Painting Biennial, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City. The Biennial traveled to the following venues in Mexico:
    Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca
    Museo Chihuahuense de Arte Contemporáneo Casa Redonda
    Instituto Tamaulipeco para las Artes y Culturas
    Galería del Sistema Municipal de Arte y Cultura de Celeya, Guanajuato
    Michelle Grabner, the Inova Survey, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
    Resistencia, Diagrama, Mexico City
    Renaissance Society Benefit Auction Honoring Susanne Ghez, Chicago, IL
    Daily, collaboration between SOMA México and Beta- Local Puerto Rico, Poli-Grafic Triennial of Puerto Rico

  • 2011

    Why did the chicken cross the road?, Original Jokes about the Suburban and the Poor Farm by the artists who have exhibited there, Green Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
    The Great Poor Farm Experiment III, curated by Michelle Grabner, Wisconsin
    Why is This Here?, 224 Washington Av. Brooklyn NY, curated by Jennifer Salomon and Deirdre O’Dwyer
    Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston MA

  • 2010

    Help Art Heal, Benefit Show and Auction, Evanston IL

  • 2009

    Fest Fest, Julius Caesar, Chicago, IL
    Cadaver Corpse, Gallery 1026, Philadelphia and Chicago, IL

  • 2008

    Bauhaus Art Show, Guertin Graphics, Chicago, IL

  • 2007

    Fifths, Swinger Gallery, Vienna, Austria
    Jesse Chapman, Aliza Nisenbaum, William J. O’Brien, Shane Campbell, Chicago, IL
    NADA Art Fair Miami Beach, with Shane Campbell, Chicago, IL
    Handcrafted Optimism, Tony Wight / Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Group Show, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

  • 2006

    Bentnames, 50/50 Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Slowness, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Believers, curated by Michelle Grabner, Hudson Franklin, New York, NY

  • 2005

    NADA Art Fair Miami Beach, with Shane Campbell, Chicago, IL
    Slow Down: Contemporary Abstraction from Chicago, The University of Texas
    Sarah Lobb, Aliza Nisenbaum, Noah Rorem, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
    Lookers, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
    MFA Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 2, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
    Nova Young Art Fair, Dan Devening Projects + Editions, Chicago, IL

  • 2002

    Patricia Treib, Aliza Nisenbaum, Luis Romero, curated by Susanna Coffey, 418 Clark Street, Chicago, IL

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