Born 1980, Mobile, Alabama

Lives and works in New York, NY







Catherine Doctorow Prize for Contemporary Painting, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Distinguished Fellow, Hambidge Art Center, Rabun Gap, Georgia


Artist in Residence, BOFFO Fire Island Art Camp, Fire Island, NY


Recipient of the NYFA Artists’ Fellowship


Recipient of the Rome Prize




Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

Columbus Museum

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Hot Fruit, Nina Johnson, Miami, Florida



Secrets, Markus Lüttgen Gallery, Köln, DE

Anna Betbeze, The Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Plush Vision, Luxembourg & Dayan, London, UK (monograph publication)



Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY



Moons, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin, DE

Wormholes, François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Anna Betbeze: New Work, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA



Moss Garden, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY




Surface of the East Coast, curated by Marie Martens, Les Abbotoirs, Nice France

Revenge of The Crystal, SADE Los Angeles, CA

The Face in the Mirror is Not Your Own, curated by Torey Thornton, Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles, CA

Group show, JTT Gallery, NY, NY



I call it Luttgen, Markus Luttgen Cologne, Germany

Come Stand on the Altar, PSSST, Inaugural Exhibition, Los Angeles, California

Reveal the Rats, The Pit, Los Angeles, California (publication)

Studio Systems, American Academy Rome, Rome, Italy ( publication)

Bitter Water, DREI, Cologne, Germany (publication)



War Games, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

Splitting Light, University of Buffalo Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Body/Image, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, NY

Eyes-Mind-Brain, Unosunove, Rome, IT

Crunchy, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY



Histoires sans sorcière, La Maison de La vache qui rit, Lons-le-Saunier, FR

Remake/Remodel, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY

Brie Ruais & Anna Betbeze, Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

Rockaway!, Rockaway Beach Surf Club, (organized by Klaus Biesenbach and Mia Locks), Rockaway Beach, NY

Accordion, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London, UK

Decorum, The Power Station, Shanghai, CN

Invitational Exhibit of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

CONCRETE GHOST, Gallery – Cryptoporticus - Casa Rustica, American Academy in Rome, Rome, IT

beyond earth art: contemporary artists and the environment, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY



Touch the Moon, Louis B. James, New York, NY

Oh my gosh ! It’s amazing., Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, FR

Dark Star, Basilica Hudson, Hudson, NY

See with Fingers, Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College

My Crippled Friend, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH

Decorum, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, FR

EXPO 1: New York, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY

be like water, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK

Cabinet Of Threads, Van Horn, Düsseldorf, DE

Interiors, Modern Collections, London, UK

Harold Ancart, Kristin Baker, Mark Barrow, Nina Beier, Anna Betbeze, Thilo Heinzmann, John Henderson, Mark Flood, Scott Lyall, Jayson Musson, Renaud Regnery, Pae White, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, FR

Anna Betbeze, Josh Brand, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Josh Tonsfeldt, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY



Dark Flow Lurking, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL

Hang Up, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, UK

The Unnatural, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY

Sweet Distemper, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

First Among Equals, Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Material Underground, François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Soft Op, Modern Collections, London, UK



It Ain’t Fair 2011: Materialism, OHWOW Gallery, Miami, FL

Tailgates & Substitutes, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY

NY: New Perspectives, Brand New Gallery, Milan, IT

Painting Expanded, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY

Unpainted Painting, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, NY



Green Honey, Ramiken Crucible, New York, NY

Shag, Horton Gallery, Berlin, DE

Faculty Show, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT



Human Arrangement, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

I, Daughter of Kong, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Swing Space, NY 



Parlor and Roseville, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY

ArtCrush, Jenny Jaskey Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Show1, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY



All You Desire, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY

Hide, 2007, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College





Duffy, Owen, Considering Tradition, and the Election, at Yale University School of Art, Arts and Education, January 2017

Laden, Tanya, Mystical Amulets and Sea Caves Come Alive in 'Revenge of the Crystal'| City of the Seekers, The Creators Project January 2017

Vazquez, Neil, Anna Betbeze turns Distress and Destruction into Art at Nina Johnson, Miami New Times, January 17, 2017

Schwendener, Martha, What to see at NYC Art Fairs, March 2, 2017

Bodin, Claudia, Starter: Anna Betbeze, ArteMagazin Germany May 2017



Volner, Ian Anna Betbeze, Interview Magazine, May 2016

Beradini, Andrew, Critic’s Pick, Everybody Come Stand on the Altar PSSST,

Simmons, Jessica, Artists and Rodents Descend on the Pit in “Reveal the Rats”,, February 1, 2016

Miranda, Carolina, Critic’s Pick, Reveal the Rats, LA Times, February 2016



Smith, Roberta, Gallery Listings, War Games, New York Times October 2015

Anna Betbeze: Plush Vision. Designed by Joshua Shaddock. Luxembourg & Dayan, London, 2015. Monograph.

Sam, Sherman, Anna Betbeze: Luxembourg & Dayan. Artforum, May 2015. Pgs 385-386.

ones, Jonathan R., Anna Betbeze. Modern Painters, May 2015.

Hudson, Suzanne, Painting Now. Thames & Hudson, 2015. Print. (sec. 6.28, 202-204).

Newhall, Edith, Galleries: Way-back Work., April 4, 2015.

Fiorentino, Alexander, Anna Betbeze’s Visceral World at Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery. The Art Blog, March 26, 2015.

Slenske, Michael, Wild and Woolly. Architectural Digest, April 2015: page 68.

Kaleidoscope, Issue 23, Winter 2015: page 82, 87.



Ollman, Leah, Getting Physical with Clay and Fiber at Marc Selwyn, Los Angeles Times, August 1, 2014.

Yablonsky, Linda, Basel: Fun and Fancy Free,, June 22, 2014.

Benschop, Jurriaan, Art Basel 2014, Arterritory, June 22, 2014.

Contag, Lisa, Art Basel’s Statements Section Spotlights Emerging Artists, BlouinArtinfo, June 18, 2014.

Anastasyadis, Victoria, Rode Draden, Metropolis M, 2014 No. 1, Feb/Mar 2014, p.54-61.

Bernabei, Valentina, Roma, l’inquietudine contemporanea in 5 mostre, la Repubblica, January 31, 2014.



Russeth, Andrew, 11 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before December 14, Gallerist NY, December 9, 2013.

Grabner, Michelle, My Highlights at NADA Miami Beach, 2013,, November 29, 2013.

Bergman, Jeff, 54th – The Thing and Betbeze, Atlas: Contemporary Art News & Reviews, October 25, 2013.

Howard, Christopher, Critics’ Picks: Anna Betbeze at Kate Werble Gallery,, October 11, 2013.

D’Agostino, Paul, 4 Art Exhibits You Need to See, The L Magazine, September 12, 2013.

Biesenbach, Klaus, and Heather Corcoran, Manhattan Magazine, July/August 2013, p. 24.

Rother, Franz, Dusterer Optimismus, WirtschaftsWoche, No. 21, May 18, 2013.

Julie Baumgardner, Cut a Rug: Artists and the magic of carpets, Modern Painters, May 2013.

Kelsey, Colleen, MoMA PS1’s Current Climate, Interview Magazine, May 2013.

Lorenz, Marie, Vibrant Matter,, May 16, 2013.

The New Guard, W Magazine, p. 60, April 2013.

Kozinn, Allan, Environmental Expo Coming to MoMA PS1, The New York Times, March 8, 2013.

Buhmann, Stephanie, Youthful offenders and a marble renderer, The Villager, January 31, 2013.

Smith, Roberta, Art in Review: Sandra Sheehy ‘Music from a garden at dusk’ at Calvin-Morris Gallery, The New York Times, January 10, 2013.



Nedo, Kito, Currents: Carpets, Surveying recent exhibitions, Kito Nedo considers the history of the carpet as an artistic medium, Frieze d/e, Issue 7, Winter 2012.

Smith, Roberta, Connecting Kindred Spirits: ‘Rosemarie Trockel: A Cosmos,’ at the New Museum, The New York Times, October 25, 2012.

Tilghman, Parker, The Fickle Moon, ARTslant, September 17, 2012.

Bronner, Julia Elias, Critics’ Picks: “Sweet Distemper” at Derek Eller Gallery,, August 6, 2012.

Sweet Distemper @ Derek Eller, ArtInfo: Modern Painters Daily, July 25, 2012.

Mizota, Sharon, Art Review: Anna Betbeze’s shaggy works beguile at Francois Ghebaly, Los Angeles Times, June 14, 2012.

Frank, Priscilla, Anna Betbeze's Painted Flotaki Carpets Come To MASS MoCA, The Huffington Post, June 5, 2012.

Winant, Carmen, Critics’ Picks: “First Among Equals” at the ICA- Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, May 25, 2012.



Smith, Roberta, Substance and Spectacle, The New York Times, Dec 16,2011.

Saltz, Jerry, The Year in Art: The Cold War, fifties brushtrokes, and a pickup artist run amok, New York Magazine, December 4, 2011.

Balestin, Juliana, Tailgates & Substitutes at Thierry Goldberg Gallery, Purple Magazine, November 28, 2011.

Hudson, Suzanne, Unpainted Paintings, Artforum, pp. 400-401, Summer 2011.

Dailey, Meghan, The Filth And The Fury, Modern Painters, Summer 2011.

Johnson, Paddy and Sutton, Benjamin, 5 Art Stars You Need to Know, The L Magazine, April 13, 2011.

Saltz, Jerry, After the Drips, New York Magazine, March 27, 2011.

Smith, Roberta, ‘Unpainted Paintings,’ The New York Times, March 17, 2011.

Listing: Anna Betbeze at Kate Werble, The New Yorker, March 7, 2011.

Thread Reviews-Anna Betbeze,

Forget, Guy, Art Club: Anna Betbeze at Kate Werble Gallery,, February 21, 2011.

Rosenberg, Karen, Art in Review: Anna Betbeze “Moss Garden” at Kate Werble Gallery, The New York Times, February 18, 2011.

Goldstein, Andrew, The Agenda February 9-15, 2011; Editor’s Picks, ArtInfo, February 9, 2011.

Forget, Guy, Art Club: Anna Betbeze at Kate Werble Gallery,, February 7, 2011.

Lyles, Isaac, Perfectly Damaged, S Magazine, January 11, 2011.



Doran, Anne, Art Review: “Green Honey” at Ramiken Crucible, TimeOut New York, July 22-28, 2010.

“Green Honey” at Ramiken Crucible, The New Yorker, July 26, 2010.



Hrbacek, Mary, All You Desire at P.P.O.W, The New York Art World, 2007.

Ayers, Robert, Best of New York Summer Shows, Artinfo, July 7, 2007.




MFA Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT


BFA University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA


Yale Summer School of Art and Music, Norfolk, CT


Lamar Dodd School of Art, Cortona, IT




Senior Critic, Yale University School of Art 2009-current

Visiting Professor, Vassar College, 2008-2009




High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Marguiles Collection, Miami, Florida