Alisa Margolis


1975Born in Kiev
1993–97B.A. Visual Arts and Art History, Columbia University, New York
1997Red Grooms Award, National Arts Club, New York
2001–03Postgraduate Fellowship, De Ateliers, Amsterdam
2005–06Delfina Studio Trust Artist Residency, London
2009–10Scholarship Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
2015The Villa Romana Fellowship, Florence
Lives and works in Berlin.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016Alisa Margolis: Sorry Superhero, Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Frankfurt am Main
2014Alisa Margolis: The Disappearance, Galerie Judin, Berlin
Alisa Margolis: Gótico, Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Frankfurt am Main
2012Alisa Margolis: Sha la-la-la-la, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart
2010Alisa Margolis: You Are One of a Thousand, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
Alisa Margolis: Ecstatic Liberation Schtück, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
2009Alisa Margolis: Dark as Ten Feet Down, Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Frankfurt am Main
2008Alisa Margolis: East Shakes the Messenger, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam
2007Alisa Margolis: Ancient History, Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Berlin
2006Alisa Margolis, Vilma Gold, London
2005Alisa Margolis: Theory of Everything, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam
2004Alisa Margolis: Private Life – Paintings for the Blue Drawing Room, Museum van Loon, Amsterdam
2003Alisa Margolis: New Paintings, De Ateliers, Amsterdam

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018Helene Appel, Alisa Margolis, Helen Verhoeven, Galerie Judin, Berlin
2016Say It With Flowers! Flowers and Artificial Nature Since 1960, Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau
Drift – Alisa Margolis, Diana Sirianni, Alex Hubbard, Haus Coburg, Städtische Galerie, Delmenhorst
2015Florenz Contemporary – Villa Romana Fellows 2015, Embassy of the Italian Republic, Berlin
Villa Romana Fellows 2015, Villa Romana, Florence
2013The Phylogenesis of Generosity, First Prinzessinnengarten Outdoor Sculpture Triennial, Berlin
201230 Days of Peace Love and Painting, Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam
Stillstehende Sachen – aus der Sammlung SØR Rusche, Museum Abtei Liesborn, Wadersloh-Liesborn
2011Flamboyant Body – Discoteca Flaming Star, Arcade Fine Art, London
2010The Mountain Where the Whales Once Lived, Union Gallery, London
Another Romance – The 2010 Wight Biennial, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles
Re-Mediate, Merz Akademie & Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
Get Behind Me Satan and Push, Peres Projects, Berlin
2009Walker Evans and the Barn, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Amsterdam
Rehang, Buyuk Londra Oteli, Istanbul
2008FREEZE FRAME, Thrust Projects, New York
Guasch Coranty International Painting Prize 2008, Tecla Sala Metropolitan Cultural Centre, L´Hospitalet de Llobregat
2007Out of Art, Kunsthaus Pasquart, Biel
2006Painting Codes, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
Fresh, The Renaissance Society, Chicago
HYBRID, Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Frankfurt am Main
MRKS&SPNCR, Delfina Project Space, London
The Afternoon of a Faun, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens
The Triumph of Painting, The Saatchi Gallery, London
2005The Prague Biennale 2, Prague
Altmejd, Beninati, Everberg et Margolis, Galerie Éric Hussenot, Paris
2004I Just Don’t Know What to Do with Myself, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan
When the Lights Go Out, Cohan and Leslie, New York
Expander, Royal Academy of Art, London
Vixen, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam
Her Kind, The approach, London
Now Is a Good Time, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
2003Intravention, W139 at Museum Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder, Amsterdam
2002Untitled, De Ateliers, Amsterdam
Typewriting Aloud, Gallery of Arts in Nové Zámky, Nové Zámky
1997–2001Women of the Book – Jewish Artists, Jewish Themes, Florida Atlantic Finegood Art Gallery, West Hillset et al.
1997Bad Habbits, Watson Gallery, New York

Monographs and Catalogues

2016Say It With Flowers! Flowers and Artificial Nature Since 1960. Edited by Stiftung Museum Schloss Moyland, Sammlung von der Grinten and Joseph Beuys Archiv des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen. Exh. cat. Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau. Köln: Wienand
Drift – Alisa Margolis, Diana Sirianni, Alex Hubbard. Edited by Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst and Annett Reckert. Exh. cat. Städtische Galerie / Haus Coburg, Delmenhorst. Delmenhorst: Städtische Galerie
2011Theory of Everything. Edited by Akademie Schloss Solitude and Jean Baptiste Joly. Stuttgart: Merz & Solitude
2010Another Romance – The 2010 Wight Biennial. Edited by Regents of the University of California. Exh. cat. UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles. Oakland: UCLA New Wight Gallery
2005The Triumph of Painting. Edited by Mark Holborn, Friederike Huber and The Saatchi Gallery. Exh. cat. The Saatchi Gallery, London. London: Jonathan Cape
2001Women of the Book – Jewish Artists, Jewish Themes. Edited by Judith A. Hoffberg and Florida Atlantic University Friends of the Libraries. Exh. cat. Finegood Art Gallery, West Hillset et al. Boca Raton: Florida Atlantic University Friends of the Libraries