Martina Nehrling
NEWS
CURRENT EXHIBITION:
Celebrating 40, a group show at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, Dec.1 -23, 2016

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LINKS TO SOME POSTS ABOUT MY WORK IN THE BLOGOSPHERE:
In Conversation with Martina Nehrling (gallery newsletter)
Hear a discussion on Ahtcast
Read a Q & A with The English Room
See more at...
MocoLoco
Hyperallergic
Designospire (Interview)
Chictip
Mocoloco
Honestly... WTF
Flaunt
Decorabilitate
Happy Faces Chicago (studio visit)

RESUME

Education
2001 M.F.A. The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1993 B.F.A. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Solo Exhibitions
2015
Vivid and Continuous Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
2014
Martina Nehrling: Paintings, Hartmann Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
2013
Working From Home, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012
In Defense of Wondering, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
2010
What the Walls Heard, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Wonderstruck, Union League Club, Chicago, IL
2008
Through a Purple Patch, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006
Echo, O’Connor Gallery, Dominican University, River Forest, IL
Tangle, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005
Martina Nehrling: Paintings, South Bend Regional Art Museum, South Bend, IN
Martina Nehrling: Recent Paintings, Prairie State College Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL
2004
Overlap, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Recent Paintings, CCAB Gallery, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2003
Constancy, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
2002
Martina Nehrling, Recent Paintings, McHenry County College Gallery, Crystal Lake, IL
2001
Martina Nehrling, New Paintings, Marshall Arts Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Selection of Group Exhibitions
2016
Celebrating 40, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
7-ply Project, Thessaloniki Contemporary Art Center, Thessaloniki, Greece
2015
Humble Iterations, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
Art Market San Francisco with Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
Lucky Pierre Free University: The Sky Is Falling, The Money Is All Gone, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL
(I'd Like to Suggest) LINGER ON, curated by Anna Kunz at West Carroll Art Studios, Chicago, IL
Metro Curates, with Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
7-ply Project, Thessaloniki Contemporary Art Center, Thessaloniki, Greece
2014
Call Me On Sunday, curated by Ursula Maria Probst for Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, Austria
Hoarding, Amassing and Excess, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, DeKalb, IL
Metro Paper at Metro Show, NYC with Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
Summer 2014, Zg Gallery, Chicago
2013
Chroma Exploda Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Color Schooled, Longview Gallery, Washington, DC
Vortex of Color, Metropolitan Capital Bank, Chicago, IL
Summer 2013, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012
Aqua Art Miami, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, Miami, FL
Summer Invitational, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
Anniversary Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Refresh II, Longview Gallery, Washington, DC
Ways of Making: Painting, Governors State University, University Park, IL
2011
125 Years of Collecting Celebration Exhibition, Union League Club, Chicago, IL
MDW Fair, Chicago, IL
2010
20th Evanston + Vicinity Biennial, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
2010: A Selection From a Decade of Painting at the Department of Visual Arts, DOVA Temporary, Chicago, IL
2009
Abnormal Formal 1, Kunz, Vis, Gonzalez, Chicago, IL
Group Show, Ruschman Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
Clusterf#*k!, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Winter Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Faculty Exhibition, Sonnenschein Gallery, Durand Art Institute, Lake Forest, IL
2008
Painters & Sculptors Make Prints, Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, St. Augustine, FL
Summer Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Winter Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
2007
Painters & Sculptors Make Prints, Edenfred, Madison, WI
Summer Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
ArtFutura, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
2006
Bridge Art Fair / Zg Gallery, Miami, FL
(un)Natural History, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Faculty Exhibition, Sonnenschein Gallery, Durand Art Institute, Lake Forest, IL
Art Chicago / Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005
A Perfect 10, Prairie State College Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL
Just Good Art, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Working Process, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Summer Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art Chicago: Art in the Park / Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Colorfixation, ab / wo Galleria d’Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
Faculty Exhibition, Sonnenschein Gallery, Durand Art Institute, Lake Forest, IL
2004
Pieces: Compositions of Accumulation, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Summer Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Artists of A.R.T., Christopher Art Gallery, Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL
2003
As Small as Possible, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Past and Present, Sonnenschein Gallery, Durand Art Institute, Lake Forest, IL
Compendium, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Points of Departure, Creative Arts Guild, Dalton, GA
Color Bias, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Big Picture Show, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, IL
Recent Works, Sonnenschein Gallery, Durand Art Institute, Lake Forest, IL
2002
12” x 12”, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Cause and Effect, Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, IL
A Good Look, Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL
Living Art 2, Gallery 37, Chicago, IL
2001
Small Treasures, Fassbender Gallery, Chicago, IL
2000
Wanderlust, Modified, Phoenix, AZ
The Candy Show, 2430 Washtenaw, Chicago, IL
1999
Positive/Negative 14, Slocumb Gallery, Johnson City, TN

Professional Experience
2014
Visiting Artist, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
2013
Exhibition Judge, Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL
Panelist, High School Career Conference, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2012
Guest Juror, Myartcontest.com, Online International Art Competition
Exhibition Judge, Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL
Mentoring Artist, Chicago Careers in the Arts Program Apprenticeship, University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Panelist, High School Career Conference, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2011 - 2012
Visiting Artist, Chicago Careers in the Arts Program, and Office of Special Programs, University of Chicago, Chicago IL
2009 - 2011
Adjunct Professor, Associated Colleges of the Midwest’s Chicago Arts Program, Chicago, IL
2009
Visiting Artist, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Guest Critic, Dominican University, River Forest, IL
Mentoring Artist, Independent Apprenticeship, Chicago IL
2008
Guest Juror, Ragdale Artist Residency, Lake Forest, IL
Presenting Artist, Artist’s Connect Lecture Series, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2004 - 2005
Mentoring Artist, Cooperative Education Program, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL
2002 - 2009
Lecturer, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL
2002 - 2006
Instructor, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2001 - 2003
Artist in Residence, A.R.T. (Art Resources in Teaching), Chicago, IL
2001
Instructor, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL
2000
Visiting Artist, Visual Arts Project, Chicago, IL

Awards
2006 & 2002
Community Arts Assistance Program Grant, Chicago Cultural Affairs
2001
Finalist Award, Illinois Arts Council

Publications
New American Paintings, Issue No. 95
New American Paintings, 15 Years Anniversary Edition, 2009
Chicago Tribune, “Martina Nehrling at Zg Gallery,” June 13, 2008
University of Chicago Magazine, “Arts & Letters, Peer Review: Martina Nehrling,” Vol. 98, No. 6, June 2006
Chicago Tribune, “Martina Nehrling at Zg Gallery,” June 2, 2006
Chicago Reader, “Hot and Heady,” Vol. 33, No. 52, February 2004
Art & Antiques, Vol. 27, No. 8, September 2004
Architectural Digest, Vol. 61, No. 8, August 2004
Chicago Reader, “Critic’s Choice,” Vol. 33, No. 19, February 2004
New American Paintings, Vol. 41, September 2002
Art & Antiques, Vol. 24, No. 11, December 2001