Born 1976, Los Angeles, CA
Lives and works on Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION
2012
MFA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

2009
Graduate Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

1998
BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
En Suite, Regards, Chicago, IL

2013
The Munich Baby House, David Petersen Gallery Minneapolis, MN

2012
Crocuta Crocuta, Michael Jon Gallery, Miami, FL
Naming of Parts, Thesis Exhibition, USC Roski MFA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Imagine, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
Sub Rosa, Loudhailer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015
Theory of Forms, PATRON, Chicago, IL
Bad Boys Bail Bonds Adopt a Highway, curated by Amanda Ross-Ho,
Team Gallery, New York, NY
Other Ways and Means, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA
Quiet Tremors, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY

2014
Murmurs, Regards, Chicago, IL
Inaugural Exhibition, Loudhailer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2013
Sallie Gardner, Michael Thibault Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Words in a Foreign Language, Adult Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
Serious Play, Marisa’s Gallery, New York, NY

2012
Sculpture Garden, curated by Andrew J. Greene, Poor Farm, Manawa, WI
Fridge, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA

2011
Sculpture Garden/Painting Show, curated by Andrew J. Greene, Iceberg Projects, Chicago, IL
P.O.3, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

2009
Danger Zoners, Harold Washington College President’s Gallery, Chicago, IL
Now That’s What I Call Painting, Scott Projects, Chicago, IL

2008
Feral Children, Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago, IL
Dropped Frames, curated by J. Patrick Walsh III, Elk Gallery, NY, NY

2007
Spring Break, Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago, IL

2006
John Van Wmsn, w/ Lisa Williamson and Stacie Johnson, Dogmatic Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005
The Guest Room Project, Chicago, IL

2004
Kristen + Melanie, collaboration with Melanie Schiff, Suitable Gallery, Chicago, IL
Public poster project, POST, Chicago, IL

2003
What an Art Life, Stadtgalerie, Bern, Switzerland

2002
Video screening, curated by Jennifer Reeder, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL
Safety-Kleen Gallery, Elgin Community College

2001
Team Air Express, w/ Angelina Gualdoni, H. Lewis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
PaperView, Galeria Espacio Minimo, Madrid, Spain

REVIEWS / WRITING
Smith, Roberta. 15 Group Shows Not to Miss, The New York Times, Jan 29, 2015.

Melanie Schiff, The stars are not wanted now, exhibition catalogue text, University Galleries of Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 2013.

Possible Projects: Aline Cautis invites Kristen VanDeventer, Coming of Age in the 90’s, Conceptplusobject.net, 2012

Fridge at Control Room, Los Angeles I’m Yours, Sept 14, 2012

USC Roski: Art School Confidential, Pedro Velez, Artnet.com, 2011

Several Obstacles, Monsters & Dust, Issue 2, Feb. 2010

Who’s Who, Alicia Eler interview, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, 2008

New City, Review Carmen Price and Kristen VanDeventer /Roots & Culture, 2008

Angelina Gualdoni, Contemporary Magazine, Issue 79, Annual 2006

Exposure 3, Social Construction/Cross Cuts, published by Southern Exposure, 2005

Chicago News, Contemporary Magazine, Issue 51 2004

Top Ten Shows of 2003, Coterie, 2004

Chicago News, Contemporary Magazine, Issue 42-41-40 2003

On Mouse Up, Monica Germann & Daniel Lorenzi, edition fink, 2002

Chicago News, Contemporary Magazine, Issue 38 2002

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2005
The Self Center: New Video Art from Chicago, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

2003
When Darkness Falls, (traveling exhibition) Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Midway Contemporary, Minneapolis, MN
Chicago-2-Bern, Stadtgalerie, Bern, Switzerland

2002
Room for a Revolution, Deluxe Projects, Chicago, IL

2001-02
RESULT Magazine Video Screening Issue 2, The Stray Show, Chicago, IL