MONICA KIM GARZA

Born March 27, 1988 Alamogordo, New Mexico, United States
Lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

EDUCATION

California College of Arts, Painting/Drawing 2010 BFA, California, United States

SELECTED SOLO EXIHBITIONS

2020
Closer, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Orange and Cinnamon
, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, United States

2019
Laredo, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2017
Chain Hang Low, Groupe/ANON, New York, United States

Rock the Boat, Lily Robert, Paris, France
Jangalang, New Image Art, Los Angeles, California, United States

2015
Super Soakher, New Image Art, Los Angeles, California, United States

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2021
Lampadaphoria, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2020
Cucul, with Vincent Beaurin, Galerie Julien Cadet, Paris, France

Today’s Special #1, V1 Gallery, curated by Jesper Elg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Art Herning, with V1 Gallery, Herning, Denmark
Woman, Allouche Benias Gallery, Athens, Greece
MINE IV, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2019
MINE III, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark 
The Beyond: Georgia O’Kieffe and Beyond
, New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, Connecticut, United States

PUNCH LA, curated by Nina Chanel Abney, Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, Los Angeles, United States
Mixed Pickles, Ruttwoski 68, Cologne, Germany
Summer Fling, Kravets Wheby Gallery, New York City, United States
Pak den Badeaunzug ein, Kornfeld Galerie, Berlin, Germany
The Thousand and One Nights, Artual Gallery, Beruit, Lebanon
The Beyond: Georgia O’Kieffe and Beyond, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

2018
MINE II, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Untitled Fair, New Image Art, Miami, Florida, United States
Realisme D’Aujourd’ Hui, Galerie Julien Cadet, Paris, France
Above the Rim, Contemporary Art Museum of Raleigh, North Carolina, Unites States
The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Beyond, Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville Arkansas, United States
Drawing Room, Over The Influence, Hong Kong, China
Extra, The Hole, New York, United States
Tables, Pots & Plants, VOLTA14, V1 Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
Art Herning, V1 Gallery, Herning, Denmark

2017
MINE, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Nude, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
NSFW, Museum of Sex in collaboration with VICE, New York, United States

He Fell Through So We Came Looking for You, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm, Sweden

2016
Character, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Heatwave, Stephanie Chefas Gallery, Portland, Oregon, United States

Lifeforce, Untitled Space, New York, United States
The Parlor, V1 Gallery, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Swimmin in the Playground, Fifty 24 SF Gallery, San Francisco, California, United States
Art Market San Francisco: Contemporary Art Fair, New Image Art, San Francisco, California, United States
Selfie, Stephanie Chefas Gallery, Portland, Oregon, United States
Cyan Projects, Affenfaust Galerie, Hamburg, Germany

2015
Project Pear, Stephanie Chefas Gallery, Portland, Oregon, United States

Swim, New Image Gallery, Los Angeles, California, United States

2014
Girl Parts, Mudfire Gallery, Atlanta, GA, United States

SELECTED PRESS

2020
“Artist Monica Kim Garza explores isolation and a yearning for togetherness”, Interview by Emily Dinsdale, Dazed Digital
“Nine artists who capture the transformative power of female pleasure”, Emily Dinsdale, Dazed Digital

2019
”Når sex er sjovt: To unge amerikanske kunstnere trækker på kunsthistorien, men lægger en absolut samtidig vinkel på kvinder, mænd og seksualitet”, Trine Ross, Politiken

2018
Emergent Magazine, Issue 3, London, United Kingdom

“Vetting a Vibe”, Juxtapoz Magazine, Issue 206

2017
Office Magazine, Issue 7, New York

Material Girl, Issue 34, Berlin
Monica Garza’s Female Form“, I-D, The Fifth Sense

2016
Paulette Magazine, Issue 30, Paris, France

ASOS Magazine, United Kingdom/Europe
Riposte Magazine, Issue 7, London, United Kingdom
“An Interview with Monica Garza”, Interview, Polyester Magazine
“Imitating Life”, Interview, Minced Milk
“Real Women Shit”, Interview, Amadeus Magazine, Issue 07, Los Angeles, California, United States
Be- Street Magazine, Issue 30, Paris, France

2015
“MUSE: Artist Monica Garza”, Interview, Labeling Men

“Monica Kim x 5BORO NYC “Caliente” Collection”, Hypebeast, T.S. Fox
“You Need Monica Kim Garza’s Nude Paintings In Your Life”, The Fader, Rawiya Kameir
“Interview Series: Monica Garza”, Interview, Live Fast Magazine, Abby Wilcox
Sumzine Magazine, Issue 3

COLLABORATIONS

5Boro NYCX Monica Kim Garza “NYC Series” 2018
Lily Roberts X Monica Kim Garza sweater collection 2017
Angelica Rahe X Monica Kim Garza Palante Collection of Pins 2016
5Boro NYC X Monica Kim Garza Summer Collection, “Caliente” 2015
RAD Co. X Monica Kim Garza Collection 2015
KARA x Monica Kim Garza Cooperate Calendar Kara 2015 (Karastore.com)