MFA Program, Hunter College, New York City

BFA, The School of Visual Arts, New York City

BA, Barnard College, New York City


2023 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

2022 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

2019 In Her Studio, New Release Gallery, NYC *

2006 Girls’ School, Kustera Tilton Gallery, NYC

1997 Diary, Wooster Gardens, New York City

1995 Interview, Schaper Sundberg Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden

1994 Interview, Jose Freire Fine Art, NYC

1993 Sam Samore, Kerri Scharlin, and Jane and Louise Wilson, David Zwirner

Gallery, NYC

Student Body, Dooley Le Cappellaine, NYC

Wanted, Postmasters, NYC

1991 Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami, FL


2019 Salon 9: Ron Padgett, Carol Szymanski, & John Yau , Scharlin Studio, NYC

Salon 8: Three Paritcular Authors , Scharlin Studio, NYCSalon 7: Civitella XXV, Scharlin Studio, NYC

2018 Salon 6: F Magazine, Scharlin Studio, NYC

Salon 5: The Miraculous, Scharlin Studio, NYC

2017 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

2016 Salon 1 : Scarpitta / Bankemper, Scharlin Studio, NYC

1992 The Big Nothing or Le Presque Rien, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC *

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022 The Patriot, O’Flaherty’s, New York, NY

2020 Reactional Aesthetics:Art of the 1990s from the Robert J. Shiffler Collection & Archive, Clay St Press Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2017 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

2016 recap: thirty years of momenta art, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

2015 WHO, Lesley Heller Workspace, NYC

Spring Benefit, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

1997 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

1996 Sosie, Sagacho Exhibition Space, curated by Herve Mikaeloff, Tokyo, Japan *

1995 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

1994 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

1993 Tom Cugliani Gallery, NYC

A/C Project Space, NYC

Object of Desires, Carl Stevens, Frankfurt, Germany

Evidently, Dooley Le Cappellaine, NYC

1992 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

1991 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

1990 All Quiet on the Western Front, Galerie Antoine Candau, Paris, France *

Work on Paper, Paula Allen Gallery, NYC

Invitational, Stux Gallery, NYC

1989 American Fine Arts Co., NYC

1986 Selections 35, The Drawing Center, NYC (1986-1987)

* Exhibition Catalog

Selected Bibliography

2018 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

2014 Rubinstein, Raphael, 21, The Miraculous, Paper Monument, pp. 34

2013 Rumore, Nicole, Studio Visit with Kerri Scharlin,, February 6

2006 Finch, Charlie, Old Friends,, May 5

Kerri Scharlin,, May 9

1997 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

1996 Bloom, Amy, A Face in the Crowd, Vogue, December, pp. 293-297

1995 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

1994 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

1993 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

1992 "MY Spirit" and "The Big Nothing" The New York Times, February 28 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

1991 Levin, Kim, Listings, The Village Voice, August 20