Education & Residencies

2019 MacDowell Fellowship
2014 California Institute of the Arts, M.F.A., Art
2012 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
2009 London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts
2005 Vassar College, BA, English

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions & Performances

2019 JOAN (forthcoming) / Performance
2019 LAXART w. Emily Mast, Los Angeles, CA / Performance
2019 Mast on Fig, Los Angeles, CA / Performance
2019 The VDL House, Los Angeles, CA / Performance
2019 Pieter Space, Los Angeles, CA / Performance
2016 A Person, A Thought, An Interruption, City Limits, Oakland, CA
2015 Barnett Cohen & Kim Ye, Venice 6114, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Sad Last Days, A gallery, Seattle, WA
2014 Sometimes Glorious, The Virtual Public Art Project
2014 Sometimes Glorious, D301, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
2013 Blowing Off Steam, Main Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 Home/Work, JDJ, Garrison, NY
2018 Activatar, Mobile Platform
2018 An Afternoon of Performances at the House of the Book, Los Angeles, CA / Performance
2017 Amplify Compassion, 356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA
2016 Sibling Rivalries, The Torrance Museum of Art, Torrance, CA
2015 Live Action, MINT Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2015 Beverly’s @ Material Fair, Mexico City, Mexico
2015 Surf Club, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
2014 Atomic Pictures, La Galerie SEE Studio, Paris, France
2014 Fun For Summer, The CoWorkers Project, New York, NY
2014 Motion Tracking, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Shrink it, Pink it, Cathouse FUNeral, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Beverly’s at Untitled, Miami, FL
2013 What It Is, A404, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
2013 4×4, A402, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
2013 NOW, Cigar Factory Artists Studios, Allentown, PA
2013 Fault Lines, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA / Performance
2013 Dons of Civilization, Beverly’s, New York, NY
2012 Contemporary Video Series, ATHICA, Athens, GA
2012 French Oyster Club, Miami, FL
2012 100×100 CalArts Fundraiser, ForYourtArt, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Small Prints, Flash Forward, Boston, MA
2011 Macabre & Mysticism, Red Roots Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Condition X, The SVA Westside Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Provocation, NY Photo Festival, powerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY
2011 The Group Show, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Moment of Recognition, ICP, NY NY
2010 Small Victories, Above Second Gallery, Hong Kong

Selected Curatorial Projects

2018 An Afternoon of Performances at the House of the Book: Dan Levenson, Odeya Nini, Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs, Jmy James Kidd, House of the Book, Los Angeles, CA
2016 Everybody! Come Stand At The Altar: Anna Betbeze, Jesse Flemming, Luis Flores, Deana Lawson, Keaton Macon, K.r.m Mooney, Litia Perta, Barb Smith, Dorian Wood, PSSST, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Brand New Second Hand: Bridget Batch, Danny Escalante, Ali Kheradyar, Josh Petker, Arden Surdam, Sometimes, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Press

Barbara Stauffacher Solomon Has Been Shaking Up Design for Seven Decades, Hyperallergic, August 7, 2019
Barnett Cohen Entrusts The Viewer To Interpret, Art of Choice, July 23, 2019
A Gallery That Feels Like a Friend’s Upstate Cabin, T Magazine, The New York Times, July 12, 2019
Samara Kaplan on congrats and condolences by Barnett Cohen, Riting, April 25, 2019 MacDowell Colony Awards Fellowships to Eighty-Six Artists, Artforum, Jan 22, 2019
MacDowell Colony Awards Fellowships to 86 Artists, Artnews, Jan 22, 2019
Performances About Learning, Set in a Fictional Classroom, Hyperallergic, January 22, 2018
The Agenda: This Week in Los Angeles, Art in America, January 13, 2016
Dan Levenson Interview, CARLA, September 2015
#studio#visit#withdevin#kenny, CARLA ISSUE I , March 2015
Barnett: Cohen: Artist of the Week, LVL3 Media, March 2015
Irena Jurek talks Honesty and Sex with Barnett Cohen, , January 2014
Scrapped, Volume 2, August 2013
Taking Up Residency, The School of Visual Arts Magazine, Fall 2011, Volume 19, Number 2