Curriculum Vitae

  born in New York / US
1967 High School of Art and Design, New York / US
1971 Graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston / US
  lives and works in New York / US
   

Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

2016 Fountains & Alligators, Van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne / DE
2013 The Unvarnished Truth, Van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne / DE
2012 Strange Bedfellows, Hosfelt Gallery, New York / US
2011 New Work, Hosfelt Gallery, New York / US
2009 Side-Saddle, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco / US
2008 Histore un-Naturelle, Isis Gallery, London / UK
2003 Red Planet, New Painting by Ruth Marten, Adam Baumgold Gallery,
New York / US
1999 The Hurricane Series, Littlejohn Contemporary, New York / US
1997 The Wavy Bang, Littlejohn Contemporary, New York / US
1988 Bockley Gallery, New York / US
   

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2014 Reality Sandwich, Van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne / DE
  Holding it Together – Collage, Montage, Assemblage, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco / US
2010/2011 Animal Instinct: Allegory, Allusion and Anthropomorphism, Kohler Arts Center, NY / US
2010 Surreal Reinventions, (with John Hundt), Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto / US
2009-2010 New Drawings, Arin Contemporary, Laguna Beach / US
2009 789 Gallery Beijing, Comme des Garcons graphics installation
/ CN
  Hair Stories, Halsey Institute, Charleston / US
  Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden-Rot , Germany (travelled throughout Germany) / DE
2008 100 Stories, Hosfelt Gallery, New York / US
  Fine Line, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York / US
  On Line, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY / US
2007 Drawn To The Edge, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York / US
2006 Under The Skin, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville / USA
  Twice Drawn, The Tang Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga
Springs / USA
2005 Idols of Perversity, Bellwether, New York / USA
  Contemporary Erotic Drawing, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary
Art, CT / US
  Words in Pictures, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York / US
2004 Merry, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn / US
  Innocence Found, DFN Gallery, New York / US
  Mindscapes, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York / US
  Headgames, Revolution, Ferndale / US
2003 Word Works, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York / US
  New Work, New Acquisitions, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York / US
  40 x 40, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York / US
  Double Visions, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York / US
2002 Hair Stories, curated by Ruth Marten, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New
York / US
2000 Summer Show, Littlejohn Contemporary, New York / US
  Quirky, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York / US
1999 Marks of Identity, American Museum of Natural History, New York / US
  Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City / US
  Shy, curated by Nan Goldin, Artists Space, New York / US
   

Press & Publication (Selection)

2013 Weird Fiction Review, 04/2013: The Subversive, Surreal and Irrepressibly Weird World of Ruth Marten, by Katie Lavers
2009 Hautnah – Das Haar in Kunst und Kultur, Museum Villa Rot
  Trunk Volumen One: Hair, Boccalatte Pty. Ltd
  Haare, Herlinde Koelbl, Hatje Cantz
2008 Carlo McCormack, Paper Magazine, April, 2008 New York
2007 Ruth Marten – Histoire-un-Naturelle, (w. essays by Dominque Nahas & Roger P. Thomas) Isis Editions, London
2004 Paul Klee and the Decorative Modern Art, Jenny Anger
2001 Tenderheaded, Juliette Harris and Pamela Johnson
1999 ohnson, Ken, “Ruth Marten at Littlejohn Contemporary.” The New York Times, Oct 22, 1999. Exhibition review
  The New Yorker, Oct. 1999, Exhibition review
   

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