Tokyo, Japan
Lives and works in New York City           



1976  BFA, Parsons School of Design, New York City



American Academy of Arts and Letters Purchase Award
2011 CCA Andratx Artist in Residence
1999 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
1998 The Elizabeth Foundation
1997 The Pollock Krasner Foundation
1996 National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship/Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation



2015 UNTITLED, Miami Beach, Solo Booth, Galerie Richard
2014 Galerie Richard, New York, NY & Paris, France
2011 Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Australia
2009 Galerie Jean- Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France
2008 Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Australia (catalogue)
2007 Danese Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)
2006 Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, UK (catalogue)
2005 Galerie Jean Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France (catalogue)
2005 Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, LA
2004 Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
2003 Feigen Contemporary, New York City
2002 Galerie Schuster & Scheuermann, Berlin, Germany
2002 Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt, Germany
2001 Galerie Evelyne Canus, Paris, France
2001 Centre d'Art Contemporain Rousilion-Languedoc, France (3 person exhibition)
2001 Feigen Contemporary, New York City
2000 Centre d'Art d'Ivry, Ivry-sur-Seine, France (catalogue)
1998 Feigen Contemporary, New York City (catalogue)
1997 Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, Calif (catalogue)
1997 Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City
1996 Galerie Evelyne Canus, LA Colle-sur-loup, France
1996 VIlla Arson, Nice, France
1996 Raffaella Cortese Gallery, Milan Italy
1995 Feigen, Inc., Chicago, Illinois
1994 Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City
1992 Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City



2019 The Unusual Suspects: A View of Abstraction, Curated by Richard Kalina, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
Invitational Exhibition of Visual Art, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2019, New York, NY
2019 Notebook, curated by Joanne Greenbaum, 56 Henry, New York, NY
2019 Works on Paper, Galerie Richard, New York, NY
 The Roaming Eye, Curated by Kathleen Kucka and Jennifer Riley, The Shirley Fiterman Art Center, New York, NY
2015 New New York: Abstract painting in the 21st Century the Art Gallery, University of Hawaii at Manoa
2015 Oeuvres, Sur Papier, Galerie Richard, Paris France
2014 (detail) H-Project Space, Bangkok, Thailand
2014 (detail) Transition Gallery, London, UK
2014 (detail) The Usher Gallery, Lincoln, UK
2014 Collection Jacques Arnaudiès, Carré Saint-Anne, Montpelier, France
2013 Entree Libre Mais Non Obligatoire/Noel DollaVilla, Arson, Nice France
2013 Andratx on Paper, CCA Andratx, Majorca, Spain
2012 Conceptual Abstraction curated by Pepe Karmel and Joachim Pissaro, Hunter College Art Gallery, New York, NY
2012 Women's Roundabout, Artiscope, Brussels, Belgium
2012 New Aquisitions from the Tanner CollectionDavid Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University Rhode Island
2012 American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts & Letters, NYC
2011 Underwater, Curated by Angela Kingston, Tullie House, Carlisle, UK
2010 Transfontaliers," Centre Regional d'Art Contemporain de Montbeliard, France
2010 "Un-Titled (Abstraction)," David Richard Contemporary, Sante Fe, NM
2010 Underwater, Curated by Angela Kingston, Spacex, Execter, UK
2010 Underwater, Curated by Angela Kingston,Towner, Deconshire Park, Eastbourne, UK
2010 Oeuveres Sur Papier, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France
2009 Larry Bell, Shirley Kaneda & Irene Chou Annadale Galleries, Sydney, Australia
2009 Blue/Art Basel,Bernard Jacobson Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
2008 Petits Formats Abstracts, Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France
2008 Art Basel,Bernard Jacobson Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
2007 Quirky Curated by Michael Amy, Wesport Arts Center, Westport, CT
2007 Twilight Musings Curated by Sherman Sam, One In the Other, London, UK
2007 Group Show, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, UK
2007 Art Basel/Bernard Jacobson Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
2006 100 Watercolors, Jeannie Freilich Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Extreme Abstraction, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France
2005 Hommage A Matisse, Artiscope, Brussels, Belgium
2005 Adaption Syndrome, Painting in Contemporary Image Culture, Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA
2005 Couleurs & Formes, Galerie Evelyne Canus, Basel, Switzerland
2004 Surface Tension Curated by Monon Slome, Chelsea Art Museum, NYC
2002 New-Economy Painting Curated by Nowell Karten, Acme, Los Angeles, CA
2001 Concepts of Images, Mario Mauroner, Contemporary Art, Salzburg, Austria
2001 Warped: Painting and the Feminine, Angel Row Gallery, Nottinghamd, England (Also, Rugby Art Gallery & Museum, and Middlebrough Art Gallery)
2000 Campi di Oscillazione Curated by Tiziana Conti, Caraglio, Italy
2000 Minimal/Maximal, Feigen Contemporary, NYC
2000 Super-Abster-Action, Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France
1999 Super-Abster-Action, The Box Associati, Turin, Italy
1999 Abstract, Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna, Austria
1998 Exploiting the Abstract, Geigen Contemporary, NYC
1998 Painting Objectives, Galerie Evelyne Canus, La Colle-Sur-Loup, France
1998 Ornaments, Galerie Haffemann, Weisbaden, Germany
1998 Sick of Photography: A Painting Show, Univ. of Santa Barbara, CA (Curated by Michael Darling)
1997 Divergent Models (Catalogue) Kunstverein, Weisbaden, Germany
1997 Made in Santa Barbara: Work From the Atelier Richard Tullis Channing Peske Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
1997 Re: Fab, Painting, Abstracted, Fabricated & Revised (catalogue), Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Univ of Vermont, Burlington, VT
1996 Re: Fab, Painting, Abstracted, Fabricated & Revised, Wolfson Galeries, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL
1996 Face to Face: Recent Abstract Painting (catalogue) List Visual Arts Center, MIT, Cambridge, MA
1995 Re: Fab, Painting, Abstracted, Fabricated & Revised, Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
1995 Color" Sign, Syster, Sensibility, Stark Gallery, NYC
1995 Summer Group Show, Feigen Gallery, Chicago, IL
1995 X-Sightings, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1995 Auction Benefit, White Columns
1995 Works For a Funhouse, E.S. Vandam, NYC
1994 Painting, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago
1994 Print Project, Horodner/Romley Gallery, NYC
1994 Sourballs, Sue Spaid Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1994 Auction Benefit, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC
1993 A Sculpture, a Painting and a Drawing, Muranushi Lederman Projects, NYC
1993 Medium is the Medium, Barbara Tolll Fine Arts, NYC
1993 Art is Life, Museo dell Automobile, Turin, Italy
1993 Beau Domage, Jack Shainman Gallery, NYC
1993 Summer Group Show, Feigen, Inc. Chicago, IL
1993 Fives Uses of Space, (catalogue) Artiscope, Brussels, Belgium
1993 Benefit Show, White Columns, NYC
1993 Sailing to Byzantium with Disenchantment (catalogue), Artiscope, Bruseels Belgium
1993 Things to Feast Your Eyes On, Muranushi/Lederman Projects
1993 N.Y. Defrost, The Living Room, Amsterdam, Holland
1993 Abstrategies: Abstract Painting in the 90's, Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Dunedin, FL
1993 Songs of Retribution, Richard Anderson Fine Arts, NYC
1992 The Void Each Time, Galleria in Arco, Turin, Italy (catalogue)
1992 Shades of Difference, Sandra Gering Gallery, NYC
1991 Conceptural Abstraction, Sidney Janis Gallery, NYC
1991 In Full Effect (catalogue) White Columns, NYC
1991 Distraction/Abstraction, RichardAnderson Gallery, NYC
1991 Just Painting, Trenkmann Gallery, NYC
1991 Little Things Mean A Lot, Momentary Modern, Amsterdam, Holland
1990 The Ends of Painting" The Edges of Abstraction (catalogue) Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca
1989 Painting Between the Sacred and Profane, Galerie Rahmel, Cologne, Germany
1989 Painting: Between Awareness and Desire, Cyrus Gallery, NYC



Blouin Art Info, “The Unusual Suspects: A View of Abstraction,” at DC Moore Gallery New York, July 2019
ARTNEWS, “9 Events to attend this Week in New York,” The Unusual Suspects, DC Moore Gallery, June 2019
Stephanie Buhmann, "Buhmann on Art: Paintings Manifest as Portals in "The Roaming Eye," Downtown Express, 2017
Sharon Louden, "Untitled, The Best Fair in Miami Beach," Two Coats of Paint, Dec, 2015
David Carrier, SHIRLEY KANEDA & ROBERT MANGOLD, Artcritical, May 2014
Pepe Karmel, THE GOLDEN AGE OF ABSTRACTION, ARTnews, April, 2013
Lilly Wei, CONCEPTUAL ABSTRACTION, Art in America, Feb. 2013
Pepe Karmel, CONCEPTUAL ABSTRACTION, catalogue essay, Nov. 2012
Laura Cumming, UNDERWATER, The Observer, April 3rd, 2010
Angela Kingston, UNDERWATER, catalogue essay,Town er, Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, UK, 2010
Richard Jinman, "Shirley Kaneda at Annandale Galleries" THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD MAGAZINE,  Issue #66
Bill Gregory, catalogue essay Annandale Galleries, Sidney, Australia, 2008
Michael Amy, ART IN AMERICA, "Shirley Kaneda at Danese Gallery" May, 2008
Joe Fyfe, ART CRITICAL, "Shirley Kaneda at Danese Gallery" Oct. 2008
THE NEW YORKER, "Shirley Kaneda at Danese Gallery" Oct. 22, 2008
Sherman Sam, catalogue essay, Bernard Jacobson Gallery 200
Mathew Biro, CONTEMPORARY, "Shirley Kaneda, Fluid Transitions" #81, 2006
Dan Tranberg, ART ON PAPER, "Striking Cords, Shirley Kaneda’s Works on Paper"Sept./Oct., 2005 Vol. 10 No.1
James Engelman, New York ARTS, "Improv at the Photoshop" March/April 2005
Paulette Roberts-Pullen, STYLE WEEKLY, "Purely Pleasing: Shirley Kaneda at Reynolds Gallery" Nov. 2004
Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, artUS, "First Degree, The Place of Aesthetic in Postmodernism: Part II" Jan./Feb. 2004
Raphael Rubinstein, ART IN AMERICA,"8 Painters: New Work" Nov. 2003
Devin Golden, ART CRITICAL,"The Raw and the Cooked" 2003
Elizabeth Kley, ART NEWS, "Shirley Kaneda and Imaging the Abstract" Summer 2003
David Ryan, CONTEMPORARY, "Thinking in the Abstract"Feb. 2002
David Ryan, TALKING PAINTING, "Dialogues with Twelve Contemporary Abstract Painters",Routledge, London, UK, 2002
Nancy Princenthal, ART IN AMERICA, "Shirley Kaneda at Feigen Contemporary"Sept. 2001
Brendan Fletcher, CONTEMPORARY VISUAL ARTS, "Warped: Painting and the Feminine" #34
Grace Glueck, THE NEW YORK TIMES, "Shirley Kaneda at Feigen Contemporary" March 2, 2001
Art in Review Lily Wei, ART NEWS, "Shirley Kaneda at Feigen Contemporary" March 2001
THE NEW YORKER, "Goings on About Town: Shirley Kaneda at Feigen Contemporary" Feb. 12, 2001
Martha Schwendener, TIME OUT, "Shirley Kaneda" Feb. 22nd   
Mario Naves, THE NEW YORK OBSERVER, "Two Painters Named Shirley" Feb. 12, 2001
Tiziana Conti, TEMA CELESTE ART, “Female Abstractionists,” 2001
Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, Beauty and the Contemporary Sublime, pp.58-67, Allworth Press, 2000
David Ryan, LONDONART.CO.UK MAGAZINE "Shirley Kaneda at Galerie Fernand Leger, Centre d'Art d'Ivry" March, 2000
Catherine Perret, Thought in Painting catalogue essay for "Shirley Kaneda, Peintures 1998-99" Centre d'Art d'Ivry, 2000
David Ryan, CONTEMPORARY VISUAL ART, "Indeterminate Relations" June, 1999
Jonathan Goodman, ART IN AMERICA, "Shirley Kaneda at Feigen Contemporary" May, 1999
David Carrier, Interview with Shirley Kaneda, catalogue for "Shirley Kaneda" Feigen Contemporary, 1998
Michael Darling, catalogue essay, "Shirley Kaneda: Discursive Decoration" 1998
Ken Johnson, THE NEW YORK TIMES, "Bermuda Shorts and Argyle Socks" Oct. 16, 1998
Faye Hirsch, ON PAPER, "Shirley Kaneda"  Mar.-Apr. 1998, Vol.2 #4
Michael Darling, ART ISSUES, "Shirley Kaneda at Claremont Graduate Univ." Nov./Dec. 1997
Marina Walker, SANTA BARBARA NEWS PRESS, review:"Sick of Photography: A Painting Show" curated by M. Darling, Jan. 23,1998
Jeanne Wilkinson, REVIEW "Shirley Kaneda at Jack Shainman Gallery" Feb. 1997
Andrew Benjamin,  What Is Abstraction?  pp48-9, 62-3 Academy Editions, London, Great Britain 1996
Kelly Spalding, ARTSMEDIA, "Face to Face: Recent Abstract Painting" June, 1996
Christine Temin, THE BOSTON GLOBE, "The Clash of the Abstracts" May 7, 1996
Shawn Hill, THE TAB, "Driven to Abstraction" April 23-29, 1996
Mary Sherman, BOSTONSUNDAY HERALD, "Meet abstract art 'Face to Face'" April 28, 1996
Angela Madesani, la REPUBLICA, "Primitivo o gestuale il puzzle di Shirley Kaneda" April 9, 1996
Lorella Giudici, JULIET, April/May, 1996
Sabina Spada,TEMA CELESTE, "Shirley Kaneda, Galleria Raffaella Cortese" N. 56 1996
Alessandra Mingotti, ARTE, "Shirley Kaneda borderline tra astrazione e psichedelia" March 1996
Giorgio Vigano, ATTICO ARTE, "Shirley Kaneda: Systemic Inconsistencies" January 31, 1996
Pepe Karmel, THE NEW YORK TIMES, "Color: Sign, System & Sensibility" July 17, 1995
Faye Hirsch, ART IN AMERICA,  "Shirley Kaneda at Jack Shainman Gallery" April 1995
David Clarkson, BOMB "Shirley Kaneda" Spring, 1995
Robert Morgan, COVER, Jan. 1995
Jerry Saltz, ART IN AMERICA, "A Year in the Life: Tropic of Painting" Oct. 1994
Diane Jean Schmo, THE NEW YORK TIMES, "Shirley Kaneda" 1994
George Melrod, ART & AUCTION "Openings" Nov. 1994
David Clarkson, BOMB, "Shirley Kaneda" 1993
Robert Morgan, COVER,"Discursive Notes" Dec.1992                       
David Pagel, TEMA CELESTE, "Shirley Kaneda, A Conversation with David Pagel" Summer, 1992
Terry R. Myers, QW, "Stimulating Distortions, Shirley Kaneda's Brutal Abstractions" Oct. 1992
Gerrit Henry, Review of "Assembly, A Group Exhibition at Jack Shainman, ARTNEWS, Nov. 1992
Demetrio Paparoni, "The Void Each Time" catalogue essay 1992
Christina Perrella, TEMA CELESTE, Review of "The Void Each Time" Autumn, 1992                        
W.S. Wilson, ARTSPACE, "Abstract Painting on a Manhattan Ice Floe II" July/August 1992
David Carrier, ARTS, "Afterlight-Exhibiting Abstract Painting in the Era of its Belatedness" March 1992
Marjorie Wellish, TEMA CELESTE, "Abstraction, Advocacy Of" Jan./Mar. 1992
Jerry Saltz, Catalogue Essay, "In Full Effect" 1991
David Pagel, ARTSPACE, "The Ends of Painting; The Edges of Abstraction" Jan. 1991
Kay Larson, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, "Review of "Conceptual Abstraction" Dec. 1991
Saul Ostrow, TEMACELESTE, "Strategies for a New Abstraction"Sept./Dec. 1991
Susan Kandel, ARTS, "L.A. in Review" Dec. 1990
Peter Frank, LA WEEKLY, "Pick of the Week" Oct. 1990



"Painting and Time: Fifteen Points of View," Journal of Contemporary Painting, Volume 4, Number 1, 2017

"The Feminine in Abstract Painting Reconsidered," Taylor and Francis Online, 2017

"M/E/A/N/I/N/G, The Final Issue," Edited by Susan Bee and Mira Schor, 2016

"Contemporary Feminism: Art Practice, Theory, and Activism-An Intergenerational Perspective," edited by Mira Schor, Art Journal, 1999

"Pitfalls", catalogue essay for "After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting Since 1970", Snug Harbor CulturalCenter, 1997

"Risking the Decorative and the Practice of Abstraction",Rue Descartes, Univ. International College of Philosophy, Univ. of Paris X, 1995

"Abstract Painting: Setting the Terms", catalogue essay for RE:FAB Painting, Abstracted, Fabricated, and Revised, 1995

"Painting and Its Others, The Feminine in Abstract Painting", ARTS MAGAZINE, summer 1991



Karin Weisman, BOMB, Spring, 2004
Diana Cooper, BOMB, Spring, 2003
Ivelisse Jiminez, BOMB, Spring, 2002
Jim Lambie, BOMB, Spring, 2000
James Siena, BOMB, Spring, 1999
Adam Ross, BOMB, Winter, 1998
Jim Butler, BOMB, Spring 1997
Roland Flexner, BOMB, Fall 1996
Mark Schlesinger, LAPIZ, Winter 1992
Painting Alone, ARTS, Dec. 1990
Robert Mangold, ARTS Oct. 1990
Ralph Humphrey, ARTS Summer 1990
Alan Uglow, ARTS, March 1989



Juan Usle, Bomb 2014
Charline Von Heyl, BOMB 2010
Rona Pondick, BOMB 2009
Shirley Jaffee BOMB 2004
Robert Mangold BOMB 2001
Fiona Rae BOMB 1994
Saint Clair Cemin BOMB 1994
Mira Schor BOMB 1993
Valerie Jaudon BOMB 1992
Fabian Marcaccio BOMB 1992
Philip Taaffe BOMB 1991
Jonathan Lasker BOMB 1990



2019 Visiting Artist Hoffberger School of Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art
2018 New York Studio School Lecture Series
 Professor, Pratt Institute, New York
2001-2003 Associate Professor, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
1999-2001 Thalhimer Faculty Fellow, Assistant Professor: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2011 Visiting Artist: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
2010 Visiting Artist: School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2008 Visiting Artist: Yale University, New Haven, CT
2008 Juror: Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation,  Individual Support Grant
2005-06 Non-residency Graduate Studio Instructor: Maine College of Art
2005 Visiting Artist: Cleveland Institute of Art/Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH            
2004 Visiting Artist: Brigham Young University
2004 Visiting Artist: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2004 Visiting Artist: School of Visual Arts, NY
2003 Visiting Artist: American University, Washington DC
2003 Visiting Artist: Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena, CA
2003 Visiting Artist: Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
2001 Panelist for National Symposium: “Artists Now, Educating and Advancing Artists in a New World” Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
2000 Visiting Artist, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2000 Instructor, Parsons School of Design, NYC
1999 Lecture & Panelist for Conference: “The New Painters,” Tate Gallery Liverpool, England
1999 Visiting Artist: Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
1998 Lecture, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
1997 Visiting Artist: Ohio State Univ., Columbus, Ohio
1997 Visiting Artist: Kent State University, Kent, Ohio            
1997 Instructor, New York University, NYC
1996 Visiting Artist: Villa Arson, Nice, France
1995 Visiting Artist: Rhode Island School of Design, RI
1995 Visiting Artist: University of New Mexico, NM
1995 Lecture, University of Santa Barbara, Calif.                         
1994 Visiting Artist: Cranbrook Academy, MI
1994 Instructor, School of Visual Arts, NYC
1994 Visiting Artist, Vermont College, VA
1993 Lecture: New York University, NYC
1993 Visiting Artist: Claremont Graduate Univ, CA
1993 Visiting Artist: Montclair State College, NJ
1992 Visiting Artist: Yale University School of Art, CT
1992 Visiting Artist: Rhode Island School of Design, RI



American University Museum at the Katzen Art Center
Neuberger Museum of Art, Suny Purchase
UBI Banca
David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University
Escalette Collection of Art, Chapman University
Princeton University Art Museum
Progressive Corporation
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Saks Fifth Avenue Incorporated
Sprint Corporation