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Gabriele Evertz

Professor of Art / Painting

Gabriele Evertz was born in Berlin, Germany. She has been exhibiting her work in solo and group exhibitions both in the United States and internationally, including in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, and New Zealand. Her recent museum exhibits include P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center/ Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Heckscher Museum of Art, Hillwood Art Museum, Columbus Museum of Art, Ulrich Museum of Art, Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Mies van der Rohe Haus, and Karl Ernst-Osthaus Museum.

Her work is included in many public collections worldwide, including the British Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Columbus Museum of Art, Harvard University Art Museum, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Karl Ernst-Osthaus Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA, New Jersey State Museum, Parrish Art Museum, Stiftung für konstruktive und konkrete Kunst, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, and recently, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires. Her work has been written about among others in The Optic Nerve Catalogue by Joe Houston, The Optical Edge Catalogue by Robert C. Morgan, Footfalls Catalogue by Tiffany Bell, the book/catalogue Hauptsache Grau by Michael Fehr, in the Catalogue Geometric Obsession by Stephen Westfall, Robert C. Morgan and Donald Kuspit, and most recently in the Catalogue Gabriele Evertz: The Gray Question by Matthew Deleget. Evertz has reviews in such publications, as,, and, Art in America, NY Arts Magazine, ARTnews, ARTSlant, The Brooklyn Rail, The New Criterion, The New York Times, The Village Voice, and The Wall Street Journal.  

Evertz is the three-time recipient of the DAAD grant and an NEA grant from the East End Arts Council. In 2012, she received the Basil Alkazzi Award for Excellence in Painting. She received the PSC/CUNY Summer 2015 President's Fund for Faculty Advancement and most recently, was awarded the Two Trees Cultural Space Subsidy Program.

In addition to her painting practice, Evertz has curated several critically acclaimed artist retrospectives and surveys of abstract painting at Hunter College. She is the author of catalogue essays on color in abstract painting and on the artists Antoni Milkowski and Robert Swain among others.

Gabriele Evertz lives and works in Brooklyn and NYC. She holds an MFA in Painting and a BA in Art History, both from Hunter College where she is teaching since 1998 and has served as Associate Chair of Studio Art from 2013 - 2016.