Rochelle Goldberg – CV

Rochelle Goldberg
b. 1984, Vancouver, Canada
Lives and works in New York


  • 2014 Master of Fine Arts, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, USA
  • 2006 Bachelor of Arts, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2020 Psychomachia, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, USA
  • 2019 gatekeepers, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    Waves and Waves, with Rebecca Brewer, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada
    born in a beam of light, The Power Station, Dallas, USA
  • 2018 Casa del Sol, Casa Masaccio Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea, San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy
    1000 “emotions”, Galleria Federico Vavassori, Milan, Italy
    Pétroleuse, Éclair, Berlin, Germany
  • 2017 Intralocutors, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, USA
  • 2016 No Where, Now Here, GAMeC, Bergamo, Italy
    A Worm Filled Body, Parisian Laundry, Montreal, Canada
    The Plastic Thirsty, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, USA
  • 2015 The Cannibal Actif, Galleria Federico Vavassori, Milan, Italy
    Cordon Sanitaire, Quark, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2014 Arid Bouquets: Intraction #4, with Dustin Hodges, David Petersen Gallery, Minneapolis, USA
    The Leaks that Link: Intraction #3, Eli Ping Frances Perkins, New York, USA
    Scratching at the Void, Ring the Clock at Dust, Ivry-Sur-Seine, France
  • 2013 Gymnasia, 4:00 am, in collaboration with Dmitri Hertz, Krista Peters, and Matthew Schrader, Cleopatra’s, Brooklyn, USA

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2021 Life to Itself, Centre international d’art et du paysage de Vassivière, Île de Vassivière, France
  • 2020 Winterfest: An Exhibition of Arts and Crafts, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA
    Who Are We Are Who, Braunsfelder Family Collection, Colgone, Germany
    It could have been easy but it was still nice, Mother Culture, Los Angeles, USA
    In the No Longer Yet, Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal, Canada
    Permafrost, MOCO Panacée, Montpellier Contemporain, Montpellier, France
  • 2019 Enquête Arcane, DOC, Paris, France
    Frieze Sculpture, Rockefeller Center, New York, USA
    Alchemistry, SFER IK, Tulum, Mexico
    Unexplained Parade, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
  • 2018 All’estero & Dr. K Badereise nach Riva: Version B, Croy Nielsen, Vienna, Austria
    All’estero & Dr. K takes the waters at Riva. Version A, A plus A, Venice, Italy
    Fielded Blackout, Commercial Street, Los Angeles, USA
    C. R. McBerny Vol. I, Zwinglisalon, Berlin, Germany
    Nature, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    Sancho Panza, Oracle, Berlin, Germany
  • 2017 Ante Phylloxera, South Street Arts Centre and Jelly, Reading, UK
    Dirge, JTT, New York, USA
    Artist in residence presentation, Atelier Calder, Saché, France
    Zur Rebschänke, Weiss Falk, Basel, Switzerland
    A boat is a floating piece of space, toward the Horizon, Alfonso Artiaco, Rome, Italy
    tti, MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Residencies, Ludlow 38, New York, USA
    Nothing Belongs to Us: Offer, Fondation d’Entreprise Ricard, Paris, France
    Eric Schmid is an Idiot, Cave, Detroit, USA
  • 2016 Interiors, Front Desk Apparatus, New York, USA
    1000 Things Happening at the Same Time, Thun Ceramic Residency exhibition, Atelierhaus Museion, Bolzano, Italy
    Development, Okayama Art Summit, Okayama, Japan
    Seduction of a Cyborg, BARRO Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Sequence 6: one work, one week, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, USA
    Alpendasein, Val Masino, Italy
    The Discovery of a Leak in the Roof of Marcel Breuer’s Wellfleet Summer Cottage on the Morning of September 16, 1984, Off Vendome, New York; Commercial Street, Provincetown, USA
    Mirror Cells, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
    Roadside Picnic, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund, Germany
    Noir dedans, Manoir de la Ville de Martigny, Martigny, Switzerland
    In Place Of, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, USA
    Fia Backström Part Four, The Artist’s Institute, New York, USA
  • 2015 Feeling of Dread, Parisian Laundry, Montreal, Canada
    BODY BILDUNG, Galerie Max Mayer, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Dredgers on the Rail, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles, USA
    The Secret Life, Murray Guy, New York, USA
    Last Survivor of the Nostromo, Plymouth Rock, Zurich, Switzerland
    These Are Not My Horses, James Fuentes, New York, USA
    The Gentle Way (JUDO), Clifton Benevento, New York, USA
  • 2014 Seau Banco Carbon, Tomorrow Gallery and Bed-Stuy Love Affair, New York, USA
    Honey That Isn’t Real, Bed-Stuy Love Affair, Brooklyn, USA
    Couplings, Taylor Macklin Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
    Slip, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, USA
    Absence of Evil is the Evil of Absence, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, USA
    Plop Fall the Plums, Bodega, New York, USA
  • 2013 Turnkey of Forever After, Bed-Stuy Love Affair, Brooklyn, USA
    Descartes’ Daughter, Swiss Institute, New York, USA
    Rock Art & the X-ray Style, 425 Oceanview Avenue, Brooklyn, USA
    Twilight of the Studio Idols, Malraux’s Place, Brooklyn, USA
  • 2012 Deep Space (insides), Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York, USA
    Deleuze & Co., Stadium, New York, USA
    III, Martos Gallery, New York, USA
  • 2011 Harvest Moon, 425 Oceanview Avenue, Brooklyn, USA


  • 2017 Frances Perkins and Katherine Pickard, eds., Cannibal Actif, Sequence Press and Totem Press, New York, USA
    Sara Fumagalli and Stefano Raimondi, eds., No Where, Now Here, GAMeC Books, Bergamo, Italy
  • 2016 Ruba Katrib, The Plastic Thirsty, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, USA

Books and Exhibition Catalogues

  • 2019 Battaglia Foundry Sculpture Prize #03: A New Challenge in Traditional Lost Wax Bronze Casting, CURA.BOOKS, Rome, Italy
  • 2014 Melanie Gilligan, ‘Sense Relations’, in Descartes’ Daughter, ed. Piper Marshall, Swiss Institute, New York, USA, and Sternberg Press, Berlin, Germany
  • 2011 Fionn Meade, ed., After Images, Jewish Museum of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium

Magazines and Periodicals

  • 2020 Madeline Weisburg, ‘Ancient Grains’, Art in America, 8 September
    Peter Brock, ‘Rochelle Goldberg: Psychomachia’, The Brooklyn Rail, May
    Colby Chamberlain, ‘Rochelle Goldberg’, Artforum, May–June
    Carlos Kong, ‘Rochelle Goldberg’, Flash Art, 23 April
    Marie-Ève Charron, ‘Maintenant, les apocalypses, à la galerie Leonard Bina Ellen’, Le Devoir, 29 February
    Kelsey Rolfe, ‘The Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery offers a new take on the end of time’, Concordia News, 4 February
  • 2019 Tess Edmonson, ‘Editors’ Picks for Art Toronto 2019’, Canadian Art, 23 October
    Mariacristina Ferraioli, ‘Alchimie architettoniche. In un visionario museo dello Yucatan’, Artribune, 27 September
    Steff Yotka, ‘Hedi Slimane’s New Vision for Celine Is on Full Display at the Brand’s New Paris Store’, Vogue, 20 June
    Adam Whitford, ‘Gatekeepers’, Galleries West, 20 June
    Joelle Diderich, ‘New Celine Store in Paris Spotlights Women Artists’, WWD, 7 June
    Victoria Stapley-Brown, ‘Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend’, The Art Newspaper, 30 May
    Victoria Stapley-Brown, ‘In pictures: Frieze Sculpture takes over Rockefeller Center in New York’, The Art Newspaper, 29 April
    Kari Rittenbach, ‘Rochelle Goldberg’, CURA 30, March
    ‘What to See in 2019’, Canadian Art, 2 January
  • 2018 Veit Laurent Kurz, ‘An Artist’s Guide to the Best in Berlin, Basel and Beyond in 2018’, Frieze, 24 December
    Aryen Hoekstra, ‘Rochelle Goldberg: Pétroleuse’, C Magazine 139, Fall
    Kristian Vistrup Madsen, ‘Berlin Gallery Weekend 2018’, Studio International, 12 May
    Andrew Witt, ‘Critics’ Picks: Nature’, Artforum, 19 February
  • 2017 Ruba Katrib, ‘Molecular Sculpture’, Art In America, September
    Rose Bouthillier, ‘Rochelle Goldberg: Everything That Goes Under’, Cura, Issue 25, Summer
    Roberta Smith, ‘Galleries: Rochelle Goldberg’, The New York Times, 12 May
    ‘Rochelle Goldberg’, The New Yorker, May
    ‘9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week’, Art News, 10 April
  • 2016 Ginevra Bria, ‘Rochelle Goldberg. No Where, Now Here. An Interview With the Artist in Bergamo’, Widewalls, 13 December
    Maxwell Smith-Holmes, ‘Rochelle Goldberg’, Kaleidoscope, Issue 26, Winter
    Madeline Coleman, ‘Rochelle Goldberg: From Tar Sands to Mirror Cells’, Canadian Art, Fall
    Elena Tavecchia, ‘“Mirror Cells” at Whitney Museum of American Art, New York’, Mousse Magazine, July 31
    Ken Johnson, ‘Mirror Cells Asks: What Lights Up the Brain?’, The New York Times, 28 July
    Tracy Zwick, ‘The Whitney Museum puts its Eighth Floor in the Hands of Five Emerging Sculptors’, Cultured Magazine, July 19
    Wendy Vogel, ‘Mirror Cells’, Artforum, June
    John Chiaverina, ‘Spider Women, Cargo Ships, Chia Grass, and “Mommy”: Behind the Scenes of “Mirror Cells” at the Whitney Museum’, Art News, 10 June
    Sam Korman, ‘Rochelle Goldberg, SculptureCenter / New York’, Flash Art, 23 March
    Elena Tavecchia, ‘Rochelle Goldberg “The Plastic Thirsty” at SculptureCenter, New York’, Mousse Magazine, 19 March
    Cristina Schreil, ‘LIC sculpture show spotlights Rochelle Goldberg’, Queens Chronicle, 3 March
  • 2015 Barbara Casavecchia, ‘Rochelle Goldberg, The Cannibal Actif’, ArtReview, September
    ‘The Secret Life’, The New Yorker, July
    Barbara Bolelli, ‘Rochelle Goldberg, il serpente e i coccodrilli’, Artribune, 27 June
    Jennifer Piejko, ‘The Gentle Way (JUDO)’, Flash Art, 18 March
    Aaron Peck, ‘Rochelle Goldberg’, Artforum, March
  • 2014 Andrew Russeth, ‘Eyegays, Ecstatic Painting, and a Glorious Mess’, Art News, 30 December
    Piper Marshall, ‘Couplings’, Kaleidoscope, Issue 21, September
    Gabriel H. Sanchez, ‘Slip,’ Artforum, July
  • 2013 Andrew Russeth, ‘The Year in, and Beyond, the Galleries’, New York Observer, December 18
    ‘Descartes’ Daughter’, The New Yorker, 21 October
    Will Heinrich, ‘“Descartes’ Daughter” at the Swiss Institute’, New York Observer, 1 October
  • 2012 Brienne Walsh, ‘Three Bean Poles’, Interview Magazine, 21 February
    Frank Expósito, ‘Critics' Picks: Deep Space (insides)’, Artforum, November
  • 2011 Michael H. Miller, ‘Ryan Foerster’s Home Is Where the Art Is’, New York Observer, 16 August

Published Writing by the Artist

  • 2017 Rochelle Goldberg, ‘The Cyclops’, The Blank Newsletter, January
  • 2016 Rochelle Goldberg and Win McCarthy, ‘A Perceptual Game Between an Absence and a Presence’, Mousse Magazine, Issue 55, September
  • 2013 Rochelle Goldberg and Piper Marshall, ‘Body as Techno Base’, The Third Rail, Issue 1, Fall
    Rochelle Goldberg, ‘The Painter Dreams the Mise en Abyme while Grazing the Unseen Pasture’, in Charles Mayton: Two-Step, The Power Station, Dallas, USA


  • 2019 Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch, Heiligenberg, Germany
  • 2018 The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, USA
  • 2017 Atelier Calder, Saché, France
  • 2016 Thun Ceramic Residency, Bolzano, Italy


  • 2018 Battaglia Foundry Sculpture Prize #03, Fonderia Artistica Battaglia, Milan, Italy
  • 2015 Biennial Award, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, New York, USA