Julia Rommel

Julia Rommel b. 1980, Salisbury, MD Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


2005 MFA, The American University, Washington DC
2002 BS, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA


2024 Staples, Bureau, New York, NY
2022 Just a Splash, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway
Uncle, Bureau, New York, NY
2020 Long Leash, Overduin & Co., Los Angeles, CA
2019 Fall Guy, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway
Candy Jail, Bureau, New York, NY
2018 Twin Bed, Bureau at Tanya Leighton, Berlin, Germany
2017 Stay-at-Home Dad, Mathew Cerletty & Julia Rommel, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway
2016 Man Alive, Bureau, New York, NY
A Cheesecake With Your Name On It, Overduin & Co., Los Angeles, CA
2015 Two Italians, Six Lifeguards, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
2014 Girl With Silver Rings, Sorry We're Closed, Brussels, Belgium
The Little Match Stick, Bureau, New York, NY
2013 Mother Superior, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris, France
2012 Delaware, Bureau, New York, NY


2024 The Shape of Color, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY
2023 How Soon Is Now?, Standard (Oslo) at Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany
Chromazones, Analog Diary, Beacon, New York, NY
Artists for Artists Space, Artists Space, New York, NY
Together in Time: Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2022 I Live in a Box of Paints (I'm Drawn to Those Ones that Ain't Afraid), RUSCHWOMAN, Chicago, IL
What a Long Strange Trip, Analog Diary, Beacon, NY
Christen Sveaas Art Foundation: The Travel Bureau, selected by Paulina Olowska, Whitechapel Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2021 untitled Arrangement, Bureau, New York, NY
Therein / Thereof / Thereto, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway
2020 Ups & Downs - 15 Years of Standard (Oslo), Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway
My Way: The Gee’s Bend Quiltmakers and Contemporary Abstraction, Parts & Labor Beacon, New York, NY
Until tomorrow: Ten Years of Bureau, Bureau, New York, NY
2018 Nothing Will Be As Before - Ten Years of Tanya Leighton, Tanya Leighton, Berlin, Germany
Painting/Objects: Sarah Crowner, N. Dash, Sam Moyer, Julia Rommel, Erin Shirreff, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
2017 FOTG, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York, NY
Milwaukee Collects, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
2016 Zombie Formalism, ca. 1970/2016, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York, NY
The Congregation, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY
Thought Patterns, Deborah Ronnen Fine Arts, Rochester, NY
In The Making, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, NY
2015 Intimacy In Discourse: Reasonable and Unreasonable Sized Paintings, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY
Now I See the Secret of Making, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX
This Room, Klaus von Nichtsaagend, New York, NY
Space Between, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
Rudolf de Crignis, Imi Knoebel, Julia Rommel, Bill Walton, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
2014 Seven Reeds, Overduin & Co, Los Angeles, CA
Where Were You?, Lisson Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Stars & Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection, Bathurst, Australia
Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst NSW, Australia
No Ground But Say Ground, Halsey Mckay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
The Retired Architect, Wallspace Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Infra-Mince, Figge von Rosen Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Correspondences: Ad Reinhardt at 100, TEMP Art Space, New York, NY
The New Sincerity, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX
You Start to Want to Die, cur. Clay Hapaz, Doyers Street, New York, NY
Freak Out, Greene Naftali, New York, NY
Good Luck and Safe Journey, T293, Naples, Italy
Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO
Monsalvat, Bureau, New York, NY
2012 Out of the Blue, Bortolami, New York, NY
Bureau at FIAC, Le Grand Palais, Paris, France
Ugly Broke Sober, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY
Group Show, West Street, New York, NY
2011 Eric Palgon, Julia Rommel, Dan Shaw-Town, West Street Gallery, New York NY
Addicted to Highs and Lows, cur. Rich Aldrich, Bortolami, New York, NY
Reverie, cur. Stephen Westfall, Zürcher Studio, New York NY
2010 The Curse of the Pharaohs, cur. Shaun Krupa, St. Cecilia Convent, Brooklyn, NY


2023 '4 Artists on How Ellsworth Kelly Shaped the Way They See the World,' Cultured Magazine, May 25
2022 Barry Schwabsky, ‘Julia Rommel,’ Artforum, April, p. 210
Lisa Yin Zhang, 'Julia Rommel: Uncle,' TheGuide.art, March 1
John Vincler, ‘What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries Right Now: Julia Rommel,’ The New York Times, February 16
2021 Julia Rommel, Zolo Press, Mexico City, Brussels
2019 Johanna Fateman, ‘Julia Rommel,’ The New Yorker, April 29
Roberta Smith, ‘Julia Rommel: Candy Jail,’ The New York Times, April 25
Nina Wolpow, 'Julia Rommel: Candy Jail,' The Brooklyn Rail, April
2018 Louisa Elderton, ‘Julia Rommel Tanya Leighton / Berlin Art Week,’ Flash Art, October 19
2016 Peter Schjeldahl, ‘Goings on About Town,’ The New Yorker, December 14
Phong Bui, 'Julia Rommel Man Alive,' The Brooklyn Rail, December 6
William S. Smith, 'Julia Rommel,' Art In America, December 1
Will Heinrich, 'What to See in New York City Galleries This Week,' The New York Times November 24
Kathleen Madden, ‘Julia Rommel,’ Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting, pub. by Phaidon Press Limited, London
Keith Varadi, ‘Review: Julia Rommel,’ Spike Art Quarterly, p. 197, Spring 2016
Susan Hodara, ‘Painting Overtakes Pixels in Aldrich Museum Exhibition,’ The New York Times February 18
2015 Feelings: Soft Art, Skira Rizzoli, New York, NY, November 3
Julia Rommel, Around Woman, Bureau, New York, May
2014 Piero Bisello, 'Julia Rommel's intimate conversations on definite at Sorry We're Closed, Brussels', Conceptual Fine Arts, November 17, 2014
Ed. by Lisa Girault, Stars + Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century From the Goldberg Collection, exhibition catalog, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst NSW
Michael Wilson, 'Julia Rommel,' Artforum, May
Rosenberg, Karen, 'Julia Rommel: The Little Match Stick', The New York Times, March 6
Bacon, Alex, 'Julia Rommel: The Lttle Match Stick', The Brooklyn Rail, March 4
Smith, William S., "First Look: Julia Rommel", Art in America, February
2012 Peetz, John Arthur. "Critic's Pick", Artforum.com, May
'Talking Monochrome Blues,' The Painted Word, Junev
2011 Saltz, Jerry. “Addicted to Highs and Lows”, New York Magazine, April


2018 Artist-in-Residence, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Captiva Island, Florida
2015 MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, NH

COLLECTIONS Albright-Knox Art Gallery Astrup Fearnley Museet Hammer Museum Kadist Foundation Kistefos Museum Museum of Modern Art, New York San Francisco Museum of Modern Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art Walker Art Center Whitney Museum of American Art