MFA Program, Hunter College, New York City
BFA, The School of Visual Arts, New York City
BA, Barnard College, New York City


2020, The Studios at MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

2018, Director's Guest, Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Umbria, Italy
2016, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

Solo Exhibitions

In Her Studio, New Release Gallery, NYC *
Girls’ School, Kustera Tilton Gallery, NYC
Diary, Wooster Gardens, New York City
Interview, Schaper Sundberg Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden
Interview, Jose Freire Fine Art, NYC
Sam Samore, Kerri Scharlin, and Jane and Louise Wilson, David Zwirner
Gallery, NYC
Student Body, Dooley Le Cappellaine, NYC
Wanted, Postmasters, NYC
Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, FL



Salon 7: Civitella XXV, Scharlin Studio, NYC


Salon 6: F Magazine, Scharlin Studio, NYC
Salon 5: The Miraculous, Scharlin Studio, NYC
Salon 4: Gonzalez Peña / The Cornichons, Scharlin Studio, NYC
Salon 3 : Rosenberg / Schneider / Dirty Mirrors, Scharlin Studio, NYC
Salon 2 : Oppenheim / McClelland, Scharlin Studio, NYC
Salon 1 : Scarpitta / Bankemper, Scharlin Studio, NYC
The Big Nothing or Le Presque Rien, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC *

Selected Group Exhibitions

Soft Power, Elga Wimmer PCC, NYC
The Miraculous in Houston, organized by Heather (Bause) Rubinstein and Raphael Rubinstein in conjunction with the 2017 CounterCurrent Festival, University of Houston, Houston, TX
recap: thirty years of momenta art, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
WHO, Lesley Heller Workspace, NYC
Spring Benefit, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
Multiple Identities, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
Public Service and Other Announcements, curated by John Ravenal, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Projects.doc: selections from the Robert J. Shiffler Collection and Archive,
Cincinnati Arts Association, Cincinnati, OH
Sosie, Sagacho Exhibition Space, curated by Herve Mikaeloff, Tokyo, Japan *
Inside/Out: Psychological Self-Portraiture, The Aldrich Museum of Art,
Ridgefield, CT *
Face Forward: Contemporary Self-Portraiture, curated by Maureen Sherlock, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI *
Costume Drama, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Desiring Authors, Enveloping Myths, curated by Juli Carson, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
Closing In, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA *
Looking at Ourselves: The American Portrait, The Hudson River Museum,
Yonkers, NY
3, Schaper Sundberg Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden
The Portrait Now, curated by Elga Wimmer and Berta Sichel, Elga Wimmer Gallery, NYC
The Elusive Figure: works from the Robert J. Shiffler Collection, Dayton
Visual Arts Center, Dayton, OH
This Ends Up, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramme, WY
Gang Warfare, curated by Michael Corris, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX and The Independent Art Space, London, UK
On-Line, with John Miller and Galerie Philippe Rizzo, Alternative Space, Ghent, Belgium
Sosie, Galerie Herve Mikaeloff, Paris, France *
Yes I Am, No I’m Not, Momenta Art, NYC
I, Myself, Me, The Interart Center, NYC
Mob, Speedway Gallery, Boston, MA
The Large (Broken) Glass, curated by Lauren Wittels, HERE Arts Center, NYC
Tom Cugliani Gallery, NYC
A/C Project Space, NYC
Object of Desires, Carl Stevens, Frankfurt, Germany
Evidently, Dooley Le Cappellaine, NYC
Writings on the Wall, 303 Gallery, NYC
The Art Mall: A Social Space, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC
E.S.P., Dooley Le Cappellaine, NYC
Travel and Leisure, Four Walls, Brooklyn, NY
Art Since 1992, Alternative Space, Brooklyn, NY
Unlearning, curated by Kenny Schacter, Alternative Space, New York
Rethinking Space (II) Certain Uncertainty, curated by Kenny Schacter and Sandra Gering, The Lobby Gallery, Deutsche Bank, NYC
Home for June, Home for Contemporary Theater and Art, NYC
All Quiet on the Western Front, Galerie Antoine Candau, Paris, France *
Work on Paper, Paula Allen Gallery, NYC
Invitational, Stux Gallery, NYC
American Fine Arts Co., NYC
Selections 35, The Drawing Center, NYC (1986-1987)

* Exhibition Catalog

Selected Bibliography

Scharlin, Kerri, In Her Studio, Zingmagazine, issue 25, pp. 114-130
Rivera, Natalie, The Women's Group, Zingmagazine, issue 25, pp. 332-354
Celentano, Carol, Soft Power: Aisha Bell, Sharon Lockhart, Kerri Scharlin, Carolee Schneemann, Anita Seiff, Carol Szymanski & Nicola L., at Elga Wimmer PCC, Whitehot Magazine, January 2018
Rubinstein, Raphael, 21, The Miraculous, Paper Monument, pp. 34
Rumore, Nicole, Studio Visit with Kerri Scharlin,, February 6
Finch, Charlie, Old Friends,, May 5
Kerri Scharlin,, May 9
Hapgood, Susan, Review, Art in America, July, pp. 93
Greene, David A., Kerri Scharlin, Frieze, Summer, issue #35, pp. 91-92
Humphrey, David, New York Fax, Art Issues, Summer, pp. 38-39
Rivera, Natalie, Kerri Scharlin: Diary; Wooster Gardens, Zingmagazine, Summer, Issue #4, pp. 258-260
Pokorny, Sydney, Review, Artforum, May, pp. 110-111
Newhall, Edith, Art for Argument’s Sake, New York, March 24, pp. 83-85
Saltz, Jerry, Review, Time Out New York, March 20-27, pp. 48
Nelson, Katherine, Shameless Dame Claims Fame, Print, January-February,
pp. 58-63
Findsen, Owen, Aronoff Exhibit not Art, but an Art Event, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Sunday, July 13
Bloom, Amy, A Face in the Crowd, Vogue, December, pp. 293-297
Maxwell, Douglas F., Inside Out: Psychological Self-Portraiture, The Aldrich
Museum of Contemporary Art
, pp. 72-73
Van der Heeg, Erik and Sven-Olov Wallenstein, Multiple Personalities,
Material, No. 25, pp. 10
Birnbaum, Daniel, Review, Artforum, October, pp. 113
Monji, Mokiko, Profile, Oggi, March, pp. 217
McGee, Celia, Portraiture is Back, But, My, It’s Changed, The New York
Times, Arts & Leisure, January 1, pp. 1, 35
Lind, Maria, Kerri Scharlin at Schaper Sundberg Galleri, Svenska Dagbladet, April 29
Birnbaum, Daniel, Kerri Scharlin at Schaper Sundberg Galleri, Dagens
Nyheter, April 28
Herrmanns, Ralph, From Scharlin's Web, 'just because I make myself the subject my work...' Dagens Industri
Smith, Roberta, Kerri Scharlin at Jose Freire, The New York Times,
December 9, pp. C30
Hess, Elizabeth, Very Kerri, The Village Voice, December 6, pp. 87
Ickes, Bob, Advertorials for Myself, New York, November 28, pp. 24
O’Brien, Glenn, Hot Hype: Glenn O’Brien talks with Kerri Scharlin, Artforum, January, pp. 82-85, 115
Ebony, David, Review, Art in America, January, pp. 106
The New Yorker, December 12
Saltonstall, David, Artistic on the Face of It, The Daily News, November 4,
pp. 24
Perchuk, Andrew, Review, Artforum, October, pp. 96
Weil, Benjamin, Review, Purple Prose, #4, Fall
Fujimori, Manami, Review, Bijutsu Techo, October
Stevenson, Peter, Off the Record, The New York Observer, August 16
Levin, Kim, Voice Choice, The Village Voice, July 6
Penner, Degen, Egos and Ids: The 17 Faces of Kerri. Or Are They? The New
York Times, July 11
Levin, Kim, Listings, The Village Voice, July 27
Smith, Roberta, Review, The New York Times, June 4
Cottingham, Laura, Review, The New York Times, June 4
Weil, Benjamin, Review, Flash Art, Summer
News, Flash Art News, March/April
Mahoney, Robert, Unlearning, Arts Magazine, March, v66, #7, pp. 81-82
Levin, Kim, Listings, The Village Voice, August 20