Loie Hollowell

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Born 1983, raised in Woodland, CA
MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 2012
BFA, University of California at Santa Barbara, Department of the College of Creative Studies, 2005
Lives and works in Queens, NY


Solo Exhibitions

Dilation, Pace Gallery, New York, NY
Loie Hollowell: Space Between, A Survey of Ten Years, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
In Transition, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA

Loie Hollowell: Tick Tock Belly Clock, Jay Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, the University of California, Davis, CA
Loie Hollowell: Starting from 0, Pace Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Loie Hollowell: Contractions, Pace Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

Recalibrate, Long Museum West Bund, Shanghai, China

Online: Loie Hollowell: Going Soft, Pace Galley, New York, NY

One opening leads to another, GRIMM Keizersgracht, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Loie Hollowell: Plumb Line, Pace Gallery, New York, NY

Loie Hollowell: Dominant / Recessive, Pace Gallery, London, UK
Loie Hollowell: Switchback, Pace Gallery, 15C Entertainment Building, 30 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong

Loie Hollowell: Point of Entry, Pace Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

Loie Hollowell: Mother Tongue, Feur/Mesler, New York, NY

Loie Hollowell: AHHA, 106 Green, Brooklyn, NY

Loie Hollowell: Middle Ground, Richmond International Airport, VA

Loie Hollowell: Lost, National Gallery of Saskatchewan, Canora, Canada
Loie Hollowell: I Repeat Myself, Gregory Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City College, CA


Selected Group Exhibitions

A Growing Season, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA
, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
Tropic of Cancer, Pace Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
Brave New World – 17 Painters for the 21st Century, Museum De Fundatie, Zwolle, the Netherlands,
Love Letter: Curated by Loie Hollowell and Harminder Judge, Pace Gallery, New York, NY

Being In the World: The Tenth Anniversary of the Long Museum, Long Museum (West Bund), Shanghai, China
Earthseed: Julie Curtiss, Loie Hollowell, Marguerite Humeau, White Cube Gallery, Paris, France
Mother and Child, Friends With You, San Francisco, CA
One Decade of Female Sculptors, Konig Gallery im KHK, Vienna, Austria
Peep Show, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
Applied Anxiety, Allouche Benias Gallery, Athens, Greece
Gender Euphoria, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA
Put It This Way, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Pattern Recognition (curated by Amy Lincoln), Sperone Westwater, New York, NY
Now I am a Lake (curated by Rose Nestler), Public Gallery, London, UK
Put It This Way: (Re)Visions of the Hirshhorn Collection, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Ninth Street and Beyond: 70 Years of Women in Abstraction: Part II: Geometry, Hunter/Dunbar Projects, New York, NY
Emotional Intelligence, Polina Berlin Gallery, New York, NY
Artists Inspired by Music: Interscope Reimagined, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Flesh Arranges Itself Differently, The Roberts Institute of Art, London,  UK

Stories of Abstraction: Greenberg’s Nightmare, Pernod Ricard Foundation, Paris
Artist + Identity: Portraiture, Performance, Doppelgängers, and Disguise, Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, FL
New Iconography: Artists Raising Children, The Landing, Los Angeles, CA
Inaugural Opening, GRIMM, New York, NY

Nicolas Party: Pastel, The Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY
Myselves, Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
On View in East Hampton, Pace Gallery, East Hampton, NY
American Women: The Infinite Journey, Brussels, Belgium

Leonhard Hurzlmeier: Told Tales, Rachel Uffner, New York, NY
Away in the Hill, GRIMM, New York, NY

My Silences Had Not Protected Me, Fort Gansevoort, NY
Cheeky: Summer Butts, Marinaro, New York, NY
The Beyond: Georgia O’Keefe and Contemporary Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville AR; travelled to The New Britain Museum of Art, New Britain, CT
Surface Work, Victoria Miro, London, UK
10, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
Line and Verse, Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

Engender, Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Summer Days (and Summer Nights), Pace Gallery, New York, NY
Dreamers Awake, White Cube Bermondsey, London, UK
Inaugural Exhibition: Oliver Twist, Chapter 2, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, NY

3 Women, The Landing, Los Angeles, CA
Self, Massimo De Carlo, London, UK
After Effect, Ballroom Marfa, TX

PaintersNYC, Páramo, Guadalajara, Mexico; travelled to El Museo de los Pintores Oaxaqueños, Oaxaca, Mexico
Mirror, Mirror, Memorial Hall Painting Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Paul Klee, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
Eat a Peach, Jeff Bailey, Hudson, NY
Introverse: A Group Show, Yashar Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
I Swallowed a Moon Made of Iron; for, I promise to burn brightly, Peninsula Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

Feelin’ the Dream, Eva VI VII VI, Queens, NY

Recent Paintings by Amy Lincoln, Loie Hollowell, with Ron Richter, Valentine Gallery, Queens, NY
10 Years Too Late, Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin-Mitte, Germany

Recent Drawings, Valentine Gallery, Queens, NY
Super Natural, Projekt722, Brooklyn, NY

Liminal Light, Project 4 Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Subliminal Space, Camel Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

a taste of sugar: inaugural show, Sugar, Brooklyn, NY
Elusive Interiors, A Gathering of the Tribes, New York, NY


Selected bibliography

Akers, Torey. “’The experience of giving birth is so abstract and intense’: Loie Hollowell on the challenge of painting pregnancy” The Art Newspaper. April 29, 2024.
Capps, Kriston. “The Hirshorn took its modern art treasures out of the vault. It’s a joy.” The Washington Post. April 10, 2024.
Buhe, Elizabeth. “Loie Hollowell.”
Brooklyn Rail. April 2024.
Gluibizzi, Amanda. “Loie Hollowell with Amanda Gluibizzi.” Brooklyn Rail. April 2024.
Sporn, Stephanie. “In Transfixing Work, Loie Hollowell Derives Artful Abstraction From Childrearing.” Vogue. February 8, 2024.
Thornton, Sarah. “Loie Hollowell on Frottage, Fantasy and Feminist Erotica.” January 23, 2024.
Urist, Jacoba. “Loie Hollowell Abstracts the Female Body.” W Magazine. January 18, 2024.

Woodcock, Vicotira. “The cosmic heirs of Hilma af Klint.” Financial Times. May 26, 2023.
Lesser, Casey. “Loie Hollowell on Abstraction, Making the Grotesque Beautiful, and Her Latest Work.” Artsy. March 14, 2023.

Artnet News. “’There Is Always That Hunting’: See How Artist Loie Hollowell’s Bodily Abstractions Reach for the Light Even When Confronting Dark Subjects.” Artnet news. December 22, 2022.
Jhala, Kabir. “Painter Loie Hollowell, who is launching an NFT series to support abortion funds, discusses politics, motherhood and her market.” The Art Newspaper. October 28, 2022.

Durón, Maximilíano. “10 Works That Sold at This Year’s Frieze London.” ARTnews. October 14, 2021.
Shaw, Anny. “It’s a woman’s world: what sold on Frieze’s VIP day.” The Art Newspaper. October 13, 2021.
Ghassemitari, Shawn. “Pace Gallery Brought a Star-Studded Lineup to Art Basel 2021.” Hypebeast. Septembrer 21, 2021.
Botz, Anneli. “Loie Hollowell – The Sacred Contract.” König. no. 8, 2021.
Wilco, Hutch. “Loie Hollowell’s Shanghai Recalibration.” Ocula,. May 26, 2021.
Hollowell, Loie. “LOIE HOLLOWELL.” Interview with Osman Can Yerebakan. Artforum. May 26, 2021.
Giles, Oliver. “The Mother of Invention.” Asia Tatler. April 2021.
Zhuangao, Artron. “She is the fastest rising female artist. She used her works to record two birth experiences.” Artron. March 31, 2021.

“Loie Hollowell.” Romance Journal. No. 30, 2020.
Armstrong, Annie. “Why Artists Change Galleries.” Artsy. January 27, 2020.
D’Hoker, Trisha. “Pause.” Article Magazine. May 20, 2020.
Donoghue, Katy. “Art Mamas: Loie Hollowell on ‘Going Soft’.” Whitewall. July 17, 2020.
“Findings.” Harper’s Magazine. January 2020.
Langmuir, Molly. “Women in Art.” Elle. January 2020.
“Loie Hollowell: Going Soft.” Artguide. July 3, 2020.
“The A-List: The Best Culture To Catch From Home This Week.” Vanity Fair. July 5, 2020
Urist, Jacob. “Artists Share the Most Inspiring Books They’re Reading Right Now.” Galerie Magazine. March 30, 2020.

Buhe, Elizabeth. “Loie Hollowell: Plumb Line.” The Brooklyn Rail. October 2019.
“Art: Chelsea Morning.” Harper’s Bazaar. September 2019.
Baumgardner, Julie. “Change of Pace.” Galerie. No. 14, Fall 2019.
Freeman, Nate. “How Newly Minted Art Market Star Loie Hollowell’s Prices Rose More Than 1,200 Percent in Just Three Years.” Artnet News. September 15, 2019.
Freeman, Nate and Tim Schneider. “Who’s the Next Market Superstar? Here Are 5 Artists to Watch at This Week’s Contemporary Art Auctions in New York.” Artnet News. September 23, 2019.
Giles, Oliver. “Leng Lin of Pace Gallery Talks About First Work of Art and Future Plans.” Indonesia Tatler. February 18, 2019.
Hollowell, Loie. “A conversation with painting alumna Loie Hollowell.” VCU Arts. September 9, 2019.
Kinsella, Eileen. “Take a Sneak Peek Inside Pace Gallery’s Giant New Chelsea Headquarters, AKA ‘Super Pace’.” Artnet News. September 10, 2019.
Marius, Marley. “You’ll Want to Pay Close Attention at Loie Hollowell’s New Show.” Vogue. September 13, 2019.
“Plumb Line: The Moving and Sublime Works of Loie Hollowell @ Pace Gallery, NY.” Juxtapoz. October 11, 2019.
Reid, Hilary. “Loie Hollwell Wants to Be the Amy Schumer of Abstract Art.” New York Magazine. September 14, 2019.
“True Colors.” The Wall Street Journal. August 2019.

Black, Holly. “That Summer Feeling: Eight Unmissable London Shows ­– Loie Hollowell, Dominant.” Elephant. July 28, 2018.
Hollowell, Loie. “Mothers versus Machines: Fluorescent Light & Full Bellies.” Elephant. Winter 2018–19.
Ko, Christina. “Artist Loie Hollowell’s Exploration of Procreant Liberty.” Prestige. August 16, 2018.
Lo. “Disclosure Basel.” Architectural Digest (China). June 2018.
“Loie Hollowell at Pace Gallery.” The Week. September 15, 2018.
“On the Rise.” Artsy. April 30, 2018.
“Raw Sensuality in Loie Hollowell’s Orgasmic Abstractions.” Elephant. September 14, 2018.
Tomsic, Sara. “Nun Sag, Wie Hast Du’s Mit Der Stille?” Hohe Luft. August 3, 2018.
Yip, Wing. “Ling Ren Mian Hong Er Chi de Chuang Zuo! Mei Guo Yi Shu Jia Loie Hollowell Yi Si Chu Zuo Ling Gan.” Harper’s Bazaar. March 20, 2018.

Angeleti, Gabriella. “Object Lessons.” The Art Newspaper. November 2017.
Black, Holly. “Eight Genre-Defining Masterpieces from Female Surrealists.” AnOther. June 29, 2017.
Buhe, Elizabeth. “Loie Hollowell at Feuer/Mesler.” Art in America. February 15, 2017.
Chang, Katie. “Abstract Thinking.” Modern Luxury Silicon Valley. September & October, 2017.
Duffy, Owen. “Loie Hollowell: Mother Tounge.” ArtReview. January & February, 2017.
Hollowell, Loie. “Light Source.” Garage. March, 2017.
Kazakina, Katya. “These are the Young Female Artists to Watch.” Bloomberg. October 19, 2017.
Miller, Camille. “The Body Distilled: Loie Hollowell.” Metroactive. September 20, 2017.
Nonnenberg, Sheryl. “Body of Art.” Palo Alto Online. October 4, 2017.
Pardee, Hearne. “Loie Hollowell: Point of Entry.” The Brooklyn Rail. October 5, 2017.
Scallon, Melissa. “Picture Perfect.” Hedge Magazine. November, 2017.
Steadman, Ryan. “Explicit Symbols.” Cultured. September 19, 2017.
“Up Close & Personal.” C Magazine. September, 2017.
Zinko, Carolyne. “Bohemian Upbringing Informs Loie Hollowell’s Art.” San Francisco Chronicle. September 7, 2017.

Allison, Genevieve. “Loie Hollowell, Feuer/Mesler.” Artforum.com. December 2016.
Bode, Katie. “’3 Women’ at The Landing.” Contemporary Art Review LA. August 11, 2016.
Mills, Katelynn. “Sunset Sex: Loie Hollowell at Feuer/Mesler.” Art Critical. November 27, 2016.
Mizota, Sharon. “What is the ‘women’s aesthetic’? The gallery shoe ‘3 Women’ offers some answers.” Los Angeles Times. August 17, 2016.
Whiteford, Meg. “Critics’ Picks: ‘3 Women’, The Landing.” Artforum.com. December 20, 2016.

Hollowell, Loie. “Interview: Loie Hollowell in Sunnyside.” Two Coats of Paint. September 23, 2015.
Hollowell, Loie. “Painting a Strangely Spiritual and Sexual Pleasure.” Hyperallergic. December 8, 2015.
Schwendener, Martha. “Loie Hollowell’s Abstract Body Landscapes.” The New York Times. November 2015.

Apogee. Spring, 2014.

Zwerenz, John Lars. “Young artists flock to Ridgewood.” Queens Ledger. May 1, 2013.

Hollowell, Loie. “Interview: Eve Before the Fall – Loie Hollowell by Twyla Fiocchi.” Pulse VCU. October 17, 2012.

New American Paintings. April/May, 2011.

New American Paintings. April, 2010.

Daniels, Calvin. “New York artist shows in Canora, Pieces inspired by ‘Lost’ TV series.” Yorktown Kaleidoscope. November 5, 2008.


Selected Collections

Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Arts Council, England, London, UK
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
The Contemporary Austin Jones Center, TX
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Kunstmuseum Hague, The Hague, the Netherlands
He Art Museum, Foshan, China
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
Long Museum, Shanghai, China
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
M+ Museum, Hong Kong
New Orleans Museum of Art, LA
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
X Museum Beijing, China
Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland