KATHY RUTTENBERG

Born Chicago, Illinois

Education
1984            New York University Graduate Program, Venice, Italy
1983            School of Visual Arts, Tangier, Morocco
1979-81       B.F.A with honors, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1978            Parson Evening Division, New York, NY

Public Works
2018            Broadway, NYC, In Dreams Awake, installation of six sculptures on The Broadway Malls
2002            Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve, Amazonas, Brazil, Sculpture Installation
                    Tisch Children’s Zoo, Central Park, New York, NY, Sculpture Installation

One Person Exhibitions
2014            Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY, Fired Ice
2013            Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY, Nature of The Beast
2012            Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY, The Earth Exhales
2009            Susan van der Linde, New York, NY
2009            Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY, Today, Tomorrow and Forever
2009            Zezé Flowers, New York, NY, Valentine Installation
2008            The Rosen House At Caramoor, Katonah, NY, Again
2007            Macy’s Herald Square, New York, NY, The Flower Show
2006            Zezé Flowers, New York, NY, New Work
2006            Diane Birdsall Gallery, Old Lyme, CT, Splendor In The Grass
2005            Paris-NY-Kent, Kent, CT, Animaly
2005            Pendulum Gallery, Saugerties, NY, A Shade Darker
2005            Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, The Moment Before
2004            Donna McNally Salon, New York, NY, Some Ladies, Old and New
2004            Gallery Henoch, New York, NY, Species Specific
2003            Paris-NY-Kent, Kent, CT, Sculpture
2002            Paris-NY-Kent,Kent, CT, New Work
2001            Davis and Hall, Hudson, NY, Human material                                            
2001            Paris-NY-Kent, Kent, CT, Kingdom of Animals
2001            Gallery Henoch, New York, NY, Enchanted Interludes           
2000            Paris-NY-Kent, Kent, CT
2000            Davis and Hall, Hudson, NY, Enchanted Forest
1996            Gallery Henoch, New York, NY, Faces of the Fair
1994            Gallery Henoch, New York, NY, The Street
1993            Gallery Henoch, New York, NY, Inside and Out
1992            Gallery Three Zero, New York, NY
1991            Frank Bustamente Gallery, New York, NY
1989            Gallery Three Zero, New York, NY
1988            48 Laight Gallery, New York, NY
1987            The Knitting Factory, Alternative Space, New York, NY
1986            Bond Gallery, New York, NY
1986            Patricia Fields, Window Installation, New York, NY
1985            Art Mart, New York, NY
1983            Cousin Cousine, New York, NY
1983            Lucky Strikes, New York, NY
1981            School of Visual Arts, Senior Show, New York, NY
1980            Patricia Fields, New York, NY, Valentine Themes
1979            School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018            Woodstock Byrdcliff Guild, Woodstock, NY, Pageant of Inconceivables
2017            Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY, The Curators’ Eggs
2017            September, Hudson, NY, Post Election Show
2016            Sotheby’s, New York, NY, Take Home A Nude
2016            Projektraum Ventilator 24, Berlin, Germany, Hybride Kunst
2016            Elena Zang Gallery, Shady, NY, Continuing Group Show
2016            Sladmore Contemporary, London, UK, Five Ceramists
2016            Arts Westchester, Mamaroneck, NY, SHE, Deconstructing Female Identity
2016            Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY, Made For You
2015            Sladmore Contemporary, London, UK
2015            Elena Zang Gallery, Shady, NY, Holiday Group Show
2015            Flowers Gallery, New York, NY, Small is Beautiful
2015            Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, IA, Figure In The Landscape, Landscape In The Figure
2015            Lewa Wildlife Conservancy USA Annual Gala and Auction, New York, NY
2015            59th Faenza Prize International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art, Faenza, Italy
2015            Elena Zang Gallery, Shady, NY, Summer Group Show
2015            Cellar Door Projects, Providence, RI, aut-kem
2015            Rhode Island Botanical Center, Providence, RI, Botanica Ceramica
2014            Flowers Gallery, New York, NY, Small is Beautiful
2014            Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY, …Burning Bright Tiger, tiger
2014            Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY, if Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
2013            Arts Westchester, White Plains, NY, Pushing The Line
2012            Sebastian + Barquet, South Hampton, NY
2012            Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY, Summer
2012            Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle, WA
2011            X Bienal Internacional Ceramica Manises, Spain
2011            SOFA CHICAGO, Chicago, IL, Sherrie Gallerie, Columbus, OH
2011            Earth, Arts Westchester, White Plains, NY
2011            Fools Gold, One Mile Gallery, Kingston, NY
2011            Transformative Journeys, Mountainview Studio, Woodstock, NY
2010            SOFA CHICAGO, Chicago, IL, Sherrie Gallerie, Columbus, OH
2010            ROCA, West Nyack, NY, On Earth
2010            Biennale Internationale de Vallauris, France, Création contemporaine et céramique
2010            SF Fine Art Fair, San Francisco, CA, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
2010            CCACA, Davis, CA, John Natsoulas Gallery, 25th Annual 30 Ceramic Sculptors
2010            SOFA CHICAGO, Chicago, IL, Habatat Galleries Chicago, Chicago, IL
2010            NCECA, Philadelphia, PA, Projects Gallery, To Die For
2010            FADA Los Angeles Art Show, Los Angeles, CA, John Natsoulas Gallery
2009            ACRIA, New York, NY, 14th Annual Holiday Dinner Benefit
2009            Kleinert-James Arts Gallery, Woodstock, NY, Animal Spirits I
2009            SOFA CHICAGO, Chicago, IL., Sherrie Gallerie, Columbus, OH
2009            Stover Mill Gallery, Erwinna, PA
2009            Sherrie Gallerie, Columbus, OH       
2009            Bachelier-Cardonsky Gallery, Kent, CT
2009            The 5th World Ceramic Biennale Korea, Icheon, Korea
2008            Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2008            3rd Rail Studio, New Rochelle, NY, All Fired Up, Figure Evocative
2008            River Span Sculpture Exhibition, Cincinnati, OH
2008            SOFA NY, New York, NY, Habatat Galleries Chicago
2008            Bachelier-Cardonsky Gallery, Kent, CT, Winging It
2008            The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, The Bird: Homage To Brancusi
2007            Habatat Galleries Chicago, Chicago, IL
2007            American Museum Of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA, Form and Imagination
2007            Linda Warren Gallery, Chicago, IL,
2007            Gallery Henoch, New York, NY, Male/Female
2006            Gallery Henoch, New York, NY, Juxtaposition
2006            Diane Birdsall Gallery, Old Lyme, CT, Summer Series
2006            GCCA Mountaintop Gallery, Windham, NY, Journeys in Clay
2006            Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR, Connecting The Dots
2004            Haddad Lascano Gallery, Great Barrington, MA, Paintings & Sculpture
2003            Paris-NY-Kent, Kent, CT, Chairs
2002            Paris-NY-Kent, Kent, CT, Pleasure, Sculpture, Culture
2002            Bernarducci Meisel, New York, NY, Summer Group Show
2002            Kingston Biennial Sculpture Exhibition, Kingston, NY
2000            Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Sassy, Sexy, Sweet, Sordid, Surreal
2000            Woodstock Guild, Woodstock, NY, Utopia Distopia
1998            Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI, A Visual Dialogue of 15 Women
1997            Flowers East at London Fields, London, UK, Small is Beautiful part XV
1997            Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, Lotsa Clay VII
1997            MetLife Windows Exhibition Program, New York, NY, Amusing Amusements,
1996            International Art Exposition, Miami Beach, FL, Art Miami ’96
1995            Art Communication International, New York, NY, Virtuosity
1995            National Council of Jewish Women, Livingston, NJ, Focus on Art
1995            International Art Exposition, Miami Beach, FL, Art Miami ’95
1995            Kleinert-James Art Center, Woodstock, NY, Emerging from NY
1994            Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL
1994            K&E Gallery, New York, NY, The BOX Show
1993            Gallery Three Zero, New York, NY, Animal Magnetism
1993            Gallery Henoch, New York, NY, Invitational Group Show
1992            Waterside Art Studios, Stamford, CT
1992            Tastitcheff, New York, NY, Isolation
1992            Barbara Kogen & Co., New York, NY
1992            Gallery Three Zero, New York, NY, Apocalypse and Resurrection
1992            Gallery Three Zero, New York, NY, People
1991            Gallery Three Zero, New York, NY, Paperworks
1991            Frank Bustamente Gallery, New York, NY, Summer Group
1989            Gallery Three Zero, New York, NY, Frames of Reference                           
1998            Gallery Three Zero, New York, NY, Sculpture
1998            Gallery Three Zero, New York, NY, Slaves of New York
1988            ABC No Rio Gallery, New York, NY
1988            48 Laight Gallery, New York, NY
1987            22 Wooster Gallery, New York, NY, Powerful Little Stuff
1987            Bond Gallery, New York, NY
1986            Bond Gallery, New York, NY, Civilizations
1985            New Math, New York, NY, Women Paint People
1985            Art Mart, New York, NY, Works on Paper
1984            New Math, New York, NY, The Doll Show
1984            St. Marks Gallery, New York, NY, Metropolitan Show
1980            Mudd Club, New York, NY
1977            Audibon Society Show, New York, NY

Selected Publications                    
2017            Feature, Upstate Diary, Fall 2017
2016            Editorial Spread, Elle Italia, Apr. 2016
2013            Editorial Spread, Elle Italia, Oct. 2013
2011            Cover & Poster Art, Woodstock Film Festival
2006            Top 500 Artists, NY Arts Magazine, Vol. 11 no 11/12 ’06, p. 155
1997            Cover & Centerfold, Gettysburg Review, Summer ‘97
1997            Cover, Woman Abuse-A Sociological Study, (Harcourt Brace, ’97)
1993            Full Page, Gallery Guide, Oct. ’93, p. 19

Awards
2015            Honorable Camera dei Deputati della Repubblica italiana Prize, 59th Faenza Prize International
                    Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art
2011            Honorable Mention, X Bienal Internacional Ceramica Manises, Manises, Spain
2009            Honorable Mention, The 5th World Ceramic Biennale Korea, Icheon, Korea    

Presentations & Lectures:
2016            University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, School of Art & Art History
2013            The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY, New York Academy Art & Culture Lecture

Animation Experience
Completed five animation short films
2011            Woodstock Film Festival Trailer
1982            Semaphore Gallery Screen Film
1980            Varna International Film Festival, Honorable Mention
1979            Worked on animation bits for Sesame Street

Bibliography
Appears in film Neues aus der Hofkunstanstalt,” Spring 2018
American Craft, Brian Mahoney, “Creature Comforts,” Dec. 2016/Jan. 2017, p. 58-65
The Southhampton Review, “The Beast in All of Us,” Summer/Fall 2016, p. 153-158
Sing Tao Daily, “Home Fantasy,” Apr. 30, 2016, Vol. 730, p. 15
Elle, Italia, “Ispirarsi Alla Natura” Apr. 2016, p. 94, 298-317
Almanac Weekly, Lynn Woods, “Something wild: Kathy Ruttenberg’s Woodstock studio,” Feb. 18, 2016
Julien’s Journal, Pamela Brandt, “Figure in the Landscape/Lanscape in the Figure,” Oct. 2015, p. 23-25
Providence Journal, Alice Cross, “Botanica Ceramica,” Mar. 14, 2015, online
The Brooklyn Rail, Mary Ann Caws, “Translating Communities,” Nov. 2014, p. 27
New York Observer, Nate Freeman & Alanna Martinez, Sept. 15, 2014, p. 46
Arte Fuse, Daniel Gauss, “Fired Ice: New Sculptures by Kathy Ruttenberg at Stux Gallery,” Oct. 6, 2014
Wall Street International Online, Charles Stuckey, “Kathy Ruttenberg,” Sept. 25, 2014
Artpress, Frédérique Joseph-Lowery, “La Céramique Du Nouveau Monde,” Nov/Dec. 2013-Jan. 2014, p. 74-79
Ceramics Monthly, Adam Welch, “Kathy Ruttenberg at Stux Gallery,” Dec. 2013, p.48-49
Elle Italia, Alberto Zanoletti, “A Kind of Magic” Oct. 2013, p. 375-397
The New York Times, Suzy Menkes, “Modernity Among the Flowers” Sept. 20, 2013, Style Section
274 Art World, “Nature of The Beast, Review,” Red Wave Issue, May 2013, p. 109 & 114
Ceramics Art and Perception, Janet Koplos, “The Earth Exhales,” June-Aug. 2013, p. 92-94
The New York Times, Roberta Smith, “Nature of The Beast,” May 3, 2013, p. C28
New York Magazine, Charles Stuckey, “The Ruttenbergs’ Exquisite Rabbit Holes,” May 6, 2013, p. 44-51
Examiner.com, Alison Martin, “Fairytale style sculptures featured at Chelsea Gallery,” Apr. 15, 2013
Wall Street International Magazine.com, WSI Adminstration, “Kathy Ruttenberg. Nature of the Beast,” Apr. 17, 2013
Quiet Lunch Magazine.com, “Observing Nature,” Apr. 13, 2013
i-D, Tom Seymour, “See The Wood For The Trees,” Apr. 2013, Q&A Issue, p. 228-229
Huffington Post.com, Priscilla Frank, “Piping Down The Valleys Wild,” Jul. 7, 2012
Masters of Today, “Art In Vogue,” 2012, p. 122-123
Obvious Mag.org, Jessica Parizotto, “Contos De Feras De Kathy Ruttenberg,” May 2012
Arts.observer, Editor, “Kathy Ruttenberg: Despite Appearances, ‘The Earth Exhales’ is No Fairytale,” May 11, 2012
EBCult.com, Alex Barry, “LOOK: Kathy Ruttenberg at Stux Gallery,” May 2, 2012
Artnet.com, Donald Kuspit, “In The Female Unconscious,” Apr. 19, 2012
Woodstock Times, Paul Smart, “Ruttenberg at Stux,” Mar. 29, 2012, p. 29
The New York Times, Susan Hodara,“What the Earth Gives, And What It Inspires,” Oct. 23, 2011, WE p. 11
I-Donline.com, Sarah Raphael, “Make Believe,” Sept. 16, 2011
Westchester Magazine, Marisa LaScala, “Fall Arts Preview,” Sept. 2011, p. 94-95
KLEI, Door Barbara Bunskoek “Prikkelende beelden,” Jul. 2011, p. 14-17
CBS News Sunday Morning, “Making Pets A Part of The Family,” Apr. 10, 2011
The New York Times, Bob Morris, “Warm Nights, Cold Noses,” Feb. 16, 2011, p. D1
The New York Times, Susan Hodara “18 Very Different Pieces of Clay,” Oct. 24, 2010, WE p. 10
Chronogram, Brian Mahoney “On The Cover,” Sept. 2010, cover, p. 8
Ceramics Art and Perception, Rebecca Purcell, “The Work of Kathy Ruttenberg,” June-Aug. 2010, p. 82-85
New Ceramics, Bernd Pfannkuche, “SOFA-2009 Chicago,” Mar./Apr. 2010, p. 48-49
Chronogram, Brian Mahoney, “Out On A Limb,” The Forecast, Nov. 2009, p. 87
Woodstock Times, Paul Smart “Animal Magnetism,” Oct. 22, 2009, p. 10
HV Biz, “Off The Palette,” Oct. 19, 2009, p. 32
New Ceramics, Donald Kuspit, “Demoiselles De Clay: Kathy Ruttenberg’s Feminist Art,” Sept./Oct. 2009, p. 20-24
Woodstock Times, Paul Smart, “Consider the heart…,” Feb. 12, 2009, p. 22
The Magazine of Ceramic Art and Craft, “Ceramic Review,” May/June 2008, Issue 231 p. 44-49
Clay In Art International Yearbook 07-08, Donald Kuspit, “Beauty And The Beast,” p. 104-111
Ceramic Arts and Perception, 2008, “Form and Imagination,” Issue #71, p. 18-24
New Ceramics, “Form and Imagination,” Nov./Dec. 2007 Issue #6 p. 2, 50-51
American Ceramics, “Kathy Ruttenberg,” Reviews, Oct. 2007 Issue 15/2, p. 73
City News, Pomona CA, “Form and Imagination,” Sept. 7, 2007, p. 8
Worth Global Style Network, Katie Sturch, “Macy’s Flower Show,” What’s In Store, Apr. 24, 2007
NY Daily News, Gina Salamone, “Super Ceramics,” Specials, Apr. 1, 2007, p. 2
Woodstock Times, Paul Smart, “Remember Me To Herald Square…,” Mar. 29, 2007, p. 24
Clay Times, “The Gallery,” Readers Share Artworks, Mar./Apr. 2007, p. 54
Chronogram, Brian K. Mahoney “Portfolio,” Arts & Culture, July 2006, p. 47-49
Ceramics Monthly, “Connecting the Dots,” Upfront, June/July 2006, p. 26
Woodstock Times, Paul Smart, “The new Hudson Valley School: a mixed bag,” Almanac Weekly, Dec. 29, 2005, p. 10
The Country and Abroad, Will Nixon,  “Three Short Stories,” Oct. 2005, p. 63
The Boston Globe, Carol Stocker, “Preservation, progress on view on Nantucket tour,” Aug. 4, 2005, p. H6
Upstate House, Susanne Turino Casal, “Private Oasis,” Aug. 2005, p. 34-36
Woodstock Times, Paul Smart, “Outside The Box With Boxes Inside,” Almanac Weekly, July 7, 2005, p. 14-15
Woodstock Times, Paul Smart, “The Gift That Keeps On Giving,” Almanac Weekly, Dec. 2, 2004, p. 10
Clay Times, KT Anders, “All Creatures Great and Small – Kathy Ruttenberg’s World,” Nov./Dec. 2003, p. 54
Chronogram, “Parting Shots,” July 2003, p. 144
Woodstock Times, Paul Smart, “An Artist Refuge,” Almanac Weekly, Oct. 10, 2002, p. 6
Ceramics Monthly, “Upfront” June/July/Aug. 2002, p. 20
American Craft Magazine, April/May 2002 Issue, p. 9
Avenue, Victor Wishna, “Life Imitates Art, Some Enchanted Evening,” Dec. 2001, p. 26
The Independent, Linda L. Fenoff, “The Stuff of Life Fills Davis & Hall Gallery,” Apr. 6, 2001, p. 26
Chronogram, Beth Elaine Wilson, “Lucid Dreaming,” Mar. 2001, p. 26-27
Times Union, William Jaeger, “A Few Hidden Treasure’s, Albany, NY Arts & Entertainment,” July 30, 2000
New York Times, Vivien Raynor, “Artists Amid Industrial Panache in Stamford,” Nov. 15, 1992, p. 22 CN
Cover, Jeffrey Wright, “Isolation: Tatischeff Gallery,” Sept. 1992, p. 17
Cover, Robert Mahoney, “Kathy Ruttenberg, THE Woman Behind THE Gallery,” May 1992, p. 23
Art In America, Gerrit Henry, “Kathy Ruttenberg at Frank Bustamante,” Sept. 1991, p. 138-139
New York Press, Peattie, “Picks,” Feb. 6-12, 1991, Vol.4, No. 6
Cover, Adam Freyer, “Kathy Ruttenberg, THE Gallery,” Feb. 1990
Downtown, Baird Jones, “A Report from our Downtown Gallery Hopper,” 1987
Downtown, Baird Jones, “The East Village Scene,” 1987
Arts Magazine, Barry Schwabsky, “Kathy Ruttenberg-Artmart,” Summer 1985