linneakniaz@gmail.com


b. Chicago, IL

EDUCATION 

2016      California Institute of the Arts, MFA 

2010       Skidmore College, BA, Double major in Art History and Visual Art, Honors, Summa Cum Laude

2008      Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2019       Running Bond, Magenta Plains, New York, NY (Solo)

2018       Jackie Winsor, Linnea Kniaz, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

               Between the Window and the Pipe, Y2K Group, Brooklyn, NY (Solo)

               A Presentation of Works by Linnea Kniaz/Adam Kremer, 262 Taaffe Place, Brooklyn, NY

2016       A Noiseless Patient Spider, VACANCY, Los Angeles, CA (Solo)

               Even Ecology, Mint Gallery, CalArts, Valencia, CA (Solo)

2014       One Before And After Two, Weekend Projects, Brooklyn, NY (Solo)

2013       Double Baptism, performance/exhibition with Laura Hunt, Helper Projects, Brooklyn, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019       “and I'll have a pepper-shaker in my cave, so laugh,” LTD, Los Angeles, CA

               Mushrooms, Y2K Group, New York, NY

2018       Frame Structures, Magenta Plains, New York, NY

               NADA Miami (with Magenta Plains), Miami, FL

               Upstairs Art Fair (with Magenta Plains), Amagansett, NY

               Seafood Stew, Y2K Group, Brooklyn, NY

2017        Binder #2, organized by Emily Ludwig Shaffer for In Response: The Arcades, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY

2016       Shifting Subjecthoods, curated by Jenni Crain, Torrance Shipman Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

               Exit Interview, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA

               You’d Give Him a Flower, He’d Keep it Forever, curated by Jenni Crain, ZAX, Brooklyn, NY

               Opening Negotiations, curated by Michael Richards, Bakersfield College, Bakersfield, CA

               Daraprim, Greene & Nostrand, Brooklyn, NY

               Soft Remove, curated by Chris Adler and Ali Edmark, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

PUBLICATIONS

2019      Amoria, artist’s book published by Space Sisters Press

FELLOWSHIPS / AWARDS

2017     Teaching Fellow, School of Architecture, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

2015     Dean’s Project Award, CalArts

2014     Merit Scholarship, CalArts

2012     Full Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT

2010     Senior Studio Art Thesis Exhibition Honors Prize, Skidmore College

             Whitman Art History Prize for Writing, Skidmore College

2009     Harry F. Gaugh Travel Grant, Skidmore College

PRESS

Lang, Melinda, “Linnea Kniaz: Running Bond,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 2019

Cohen, Alina, “Artists Everyone Talked about during Art Basel in Miami Beach,” Artsy, December 2018

Martinez, Nicole, “11 Artworks you can Acquire for under $7,000 at NADA,” Cultured Magazine, December 2018

Piseno, Tabitha, “Critics’ Picks - Frame Structures,” Artforum, April 2018

“The More the Merrier: 7 Group Shows to See in NYC Right Now,” Artspace, April 20, 2018

Tilley, John Martin, “One-Two Punch,” Office Magazine, April 16, 2018

Stehle, Barbara, “Jackie Winsor, Linnea Kniaz at Paula Cooper Gallery,” Luxe Magazine, February 2018

Loizou, Nicolette, “Paradoxes in Jackie Winsor and Linnea Kniaz at Paula Cooper Gallery, New York,” Blouin Artinfo, January 18, 2018

Robinson, Leanna, “Vacancy: Linnea Kniaz,” Artillery Magazine, November 9, 2016

*Featured in Totokaelo (April 2018), Mousse Magazine (January 2018), Terremoto (November 2016)