Kent Henricksen


1974 Born in New Haven, CT
Lives and works in New York City


University of Colorado at Boulder, BFA, BA English Literature


2013 We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars, Allen Street Malls, NYC Parks & Recreation’s Art in the Parks New York
2011 2D/3D, Contemporary Gallery of Nassau County Museum of Art, by Elaine Berger, Roslyn, Harbor, New York
2010 A Venomous Bloom, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
We are ugly but we are here, John Connelly Presents, New York
2009 Fear Eats the Soul, hiromiyoshii, Tokyo
Divine Dualities, Arario, Seoul, Korea
2008 Absence of Myth, Galleria Glance, Turin, Italy
2007 Divine Deviltries, John Connelly Presents, New York
Gales and Gasps, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin
2006 Woodland Wonders, Galleria Glance, Turin, Italy
Patterns of Indulgence, hiromiyoshii, Tokyo
Patterns of Behavior, Mario Diacono at Ars Libri, Boston, Massachusetts
2005 Timeless Pleasures, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin
Season of Delight, John Connelly Presents, New York
2004 Country Epics, Kitchen Art Space, New York


2013 Threads, Dowd Gallery – SUNY Cortland Art and Art History Department,Cortland, NY
Prints, Milwaukee Institute or Art and Design, Milaukee, WI
2012 Opulent Visions, fordPROJECT, New York
2011 Face Au Mur, Papiers Peints Contemporains, Musee de Pully, Switzerland
When The Fairy Tale Never Ends, fordPROJECT, New York curated by Lara Pan
Untitled, hiromiyoshii, Tokyo
2010 No Vacancy, The Butchers Daughter Gallery, Michigan
Painting at the (other) End of Art – curated by Mario Diacono at the Maramotti Collection, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Emergent Behavior: Project for a Houston Biennial, the temporary space, Houston Natural Renditions, Marlborough Chelsea, New York
nca selection Vol.3, NCA / Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo

2009 Inspired, Mitchell Library, Glasgow, curated by Sheilagh Tennant Thread Baring, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Union Art Gallery
In Stitches, curated by Beth DeWoody, Lelia Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery, New York

2008 A New High in Getting Low, John Connelly Presents, New York
Things that go bump in the night, curated by Clare Goodwin and Liz Murray, Café Gallery Projects, London
The Meaning of Life, Galleria Glance, Turin, Italy
The Aesthetics of Terror, CAM – Chelsea Art Museum, New York
Recent Acquisitions, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C.
2007 Art in the Parks, Celebrating 40 Years: 1967-2007, Seward Park, New York
Chimären, Sammlung Südhausbau, München
DETOUR. The Moleskine City Notebook Experience, Art Directors’ Club, New York
Off Pages, The Bookmakers, Turin
Pricked: Extreme Embroidery, curated by David McFadden,
Museum of Art and Design, New York
IDENTIFY – ear yourself, curated by Patrizia Bottallo,
Martini Arte Internationale, Turin, Italy
What’s Your Hobby, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Fireplace Projects,
East Hampton, NY
Gender and Stitchery, Arists sew/knit Art, curated by Laurel Bradley.
Carleton College Art Gallery, Northfield, MN
2006 The Gold Standard, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
Crave, curated by Raffaella Guidobono, Raw Space, London
Crafty, curated by Lisa Tung, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery,
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
Tempest, curated by John Connelly, The Fireplace Project,
East Hampton, NY
Materiality, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York
Animalia, Irvine Contemporary, Washington DC
The Thread of Memory, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City
New Art, New York: Reflections on the human condition, Trierenberg Holding AG, Traun, Austria
ARS 06, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland
2005 Time’s Arrow: Twelve random thoughts on beauty, curated by Janine Cirincione, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn
New Prints 2005/Autumn, International Print Center New York
Hanging by a Thread, curated by Nina Arias and Jose Diaz, The Moore Space, Miami
New Tapestries, Sarah Meltzer Gallery, New York
Greater New York 2005, P.S.1 MOMA, New York
2004 It’s the Season To Be Jolly, Yoshiko Matsumoto Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
In Practice Fall ’04, Sculpture Center, Long Island City
Sign of the Covenant, John Connelly Presents, New York
Mind Over Manner, Grimm/Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany
Sadie Hawkins Dance, South First, New York
The Neon Forrest Is My Home, Sixtyseven Gallery, Brooklyn
Cave Canem, John Connelly Presents, New York
2003 Lore of the Trickster, Kitchen Art Space, New York
La Superette, Deitch Projects, New York, December 14, 2003; Participant Inc., New York
Artists of the Lower East Side, Fusion Arts Museum, New York
2002 Think Again, curated by Miwon Kwon Southern Exposure, San Francisco
City of Miracles, curated by Rennee Yanez, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco
Post Postcard-5, Southern Exposure, San Francisco
2001 Take Flight, Facility-3, San Francisco
Knocked-Up, Build Gallery Space, San Francisco
2000 Furry Things, 381g Gallery, San Francisco


2008 Scheinman, Pamela, Fiberarts, January- February, p. 58

2007 Princenthal, Nancy, Art in America, November, p. 219
Smith, Roberta, “Divine Deviltries,” The New York Times, September 28, 2007
Chrambach, Adam. “Art Crawl”, Exberliner, No. 48, March, p. 44
Hinrichsen, Jens. “Pullover allover”, Der Tagesspiegel, March 10, p. 28
D’Agostino, Anna. “Kent Henricksen,” Flash Art, Italia, March, p.127
“Contaminazioni Materiche,” Mood, Textile 1, Milano, February, p. 84-86

2006 Grayson, Kathy. “La Toile Coquine”, Uovo, Issue 12, p. 250 – 273
Gonzalez, Davi., “Kent Henricksen”, Beautiful Decay, Issue P, p. 74 – 79
Cudlin, Jeffery, “Animalia”, Washington City Paper, June 23-29, 2006
Capps, Kriston, “Sight Scene: ‘Animalia’ at Irvine Contemporary”,, June 23, 2006

2005 Harper, Paula, “Dynamic Domesticity,” Art in America, December 2005
Velez, Pedro, “Reviews-Hanging by a Thread,” Arte al Dia Magazine, December 2005
“Going for Baroque,” Modern Painters, April 2005, p. 85 – 86
“Art Crawl: Hint Gets to the Art of it All,” Hint, March 2005
Johnson, Ken, New York Times, January 28, 2005
“Voice Pick”, Village Voice, January 19 – 25, 2005, p. 72
Davis, Nicole, “The New York List,” Artnet, January 24, 2005
LeMieux-Ruibal, Bruno, “From radical to mainstream,” Lapiz, n. 218, December 2005, p. 62 – 75
Levin, Kim, “Season of Delight,” Village Voice, January 2005
Rosenberg, Karen, “The Week: Art”,, January 2005
Mendelsohn, Adam E., Time Out New York, January 20 – 26, 2005

2004 Grayson, Kathy, “Pick,” Flavor Pill, Issues 191 & 209, 2004
“At The Fair: Glamour, Parties, and Oh Yes Art,” New York Times, December 6, 2004
Subotnick, Ali, Massimiliano Gioni, and Maurizio Cattelan, “Everybody Was There: The Wrong Guide To New York In, 2004: New Kids On The Block,” ArtForum, December 2004
“Galeries: Openingen: Yoshiko Matsumoto Gallery,” Parool Weekend, November 13, 2004Dempsey, Jennifer, “Art: It’s The Season To Be Jolly,” Amsterdam Weekly, November 10 – 16, 2004
“It’s The Season To Be Jolly: Amsterdam,”, November 2004
“It’s The Season To Be Jolly,” Art BBQ/Artfeed, October 2004
Cotter, Holland, “Review: Sign of the Covenant,” New York Times, September 24, 2004
Johnson, Ken, “Review: Incantations,” New York Times, July 16, 2004
“Over My Shoulder,” Blogspot, June 3, 2004
Cotter, Holland, “Review: Sadie Hawkins Dance,” New York Times, June 25, 2004
Flavor Pill, Issue 191, p. 209
“Globe and Mail,” Canada, May 5, 2004
Louis, Cherie, “Canvas Fallen Off Shores,” Cross, Spring 2004
Johnson, Ken, “Cave Canem,” New York Times, February 6, 2004
“Art Lovers New York,”, December 19, 2003,

2001 Golonu, Berin, “Viewpoint,” Artweek, January, 2001


The Nobel Savage, The Children’s Fable, SOLO Flight, April, 2008, SOLO Impression, Edition
Andriolo, Luca, ed. Kent Henricksen: A season of delight. Torino:
The Bookmakers Ed., 2007
Hung, Shu and Magliaro, Joseph. By Hand, The Use of Craft in Contemporary Art, Princeton Architectural Press, p.84-89.
ARS 06, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki, p. 132-135
2006 McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, Issue 20, illustration p. 164


2010 Wave Hill, Artist in Residence, New York
2006 Acadia Summer Artist Program. ‘Kamp Kippy’, Maine
2004 Artists Alliance, Inc. (LES Rotating Studio Program)