Born in Mexico City, Mexico, 1977
Lives & works in New York

Education

2005 MFA,The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2001 BFA,The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1997-99 Psychology, Universidad, Iberoamericana, Mexico City

Current / Forthcoming Exhibitions

2018

Visible Women, Norwich Castle Museum & Gallery, Norwich (G)
One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art, MOCA, Los Angeles (G)

2019

Anton Kern Gallery, New York (S)
The Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Boston (G)
Art on the Underground’s programme, London (S)

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018

A Place We Share, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis

2015

Naps, Daydreams, Houseplants,Weavings, Mary Mary, Glasgow

2014

Aliza Nisenbaum, White Room, White Columns, New York
Portraits, Letters, Books and Flowers, LULU project space, Mexico City

2013

Aliza Nisenbaum, Immigrant Movement International, New York

2011

New Paintings, Julius Caesar, Chicago

2007

Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2006

New Paintings, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

10, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
The Lulennial II: A Low-Hanging Fruit, Lulu, Mexico City

2017

Whitney Biennial 2017, New York
The New York Times, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York
American Genre: Contemporary Painting, ICA at MECA, Maine
Lack of Location is my Location, Koenig & Clinton, New York


2016

Intimism, James Cohan, New York
As if in a foreign country, Galerie Nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
A Change of Heart, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles
The Suburban, Milwaukee
Domestic Appendices, T293, Rome
Artist in Residency Biennial, The Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee


2015

Intimacy in Discourse: Reasonable and Unreasonable Sized Paintings, Part II, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York
Homeful of Hands, Josh Lilley, London
Figuratively, Wilkinson Gallery, London
Biennial of the Americas, MCA Denver Museum
White Columns Benefit, White Columns, New York
You Don’t Bring Me Flowers, 68 Projects, Berlin

2014

Work, Slopes Gallery, Melbourne
Quality of Life, Recent Rema Hort Mann Grantees, BOSI, New York
Agents of Change, ASF, Mexico City
Art and Social Justice, LGCC, New York
The Last Brucennial, 837 Washington Street, New York

2013

Aliza Nisenbaum & Tadhg McSweeney, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin
Holly Coulis & Aliza Nisenbaum, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Detroit
The Rema Hort Mann Foundation 2013 Grantees,Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York
Splonk!, 106 Green Gallery, New York
Buy What you Love, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Benefit, Bleecker StreetArts Club, New York
Imago Mundi, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice
Young New Yorkers Benefit Auction, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York
Selective Perspectives, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin
The Secret Life of Plants, Princeton University School of Architecture, Princeton

2012

XV Rufino Tamayo Painting Biennial, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca; Museo Chihuahuense de Arte Contemporáneo Casa Redonda; Instituto Tamaulipeco para las Artes y Culturas; Galería del Sistema Municipal de Arte y Cultura de Celeya,
Michelle Grabner, The Inova Survey, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Resistencia, Diagrama, Mexico City
Renaissance Society Benefit Auction Honouring Susanne Ghez, Renaissance Society, Chicago Daily, collaboration between SOMA México and Beta – Local Puerto Rico, Poli-Grafic Triennial of Puerto Rico

2011

We Remembered, We Anticipated a Peacock and We Find a Peony, Patricia Treib & Aliza Nisenbaum, Golden Gallery, NewYork
Why did the chicken cross the road? Original Jokes about the Suburban and the Poor Farm by the artists who have exhibited there, Green Gallery,Yale School of Art
The Great Poor Farm Experiment III, Wisconsin
Why is This Here? 224 Washington Av. Brooklyn, New York
Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston

2010

Help Art Heal, Benefit Show and Auction, Evanston

2009

Fest Fest, Julius Caesar, Chicago
You Talk Greasily, Allison Katz with Aliza Nisenbaum, Kasia Kay Projects, Chiacgo
Cadaver Corpse, Gallery 1026, Philadelphia / Chicago

2008

Bauhaus Art Show, Guertin Graphics, Chicago

2007

Fifths, Swinger Gallery, Vienna
Jesse Chapman, Aliza Nisenbaum, William J. O’Brien, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago
Handcrafted Optimism, Tony Wight / Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago
Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn

2006

Bentnames, 50/50 Gallery, Chicago
Slowness, Heaven Gallery, Chicago
Believers, Hudson Franklin, New York

2005

Slow Down: Contemporary Abstraction from Chicago,The University of Texas
Sarah Lobb, Aliza Nisenbaum, Noah Rorem, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago
Lookers, Heaven Gallery, Chicago
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 2, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Nova Young Art Fair, Dan Devening Projects + Editions, Chicago

2002

Patricia Treib, Aliza Nisenbaum, Luis Romero, 418 Clark Street, Chicago

Awards, Fellowships, Residencies

2017

3 month residency at MIA, Minneapolis Institute of Art
Artist in Residence at the Whitney Museum’s Education Department
Provost’s Junior Faculty Diversity Development Award, Columbia University

2016

LMCC, Process Space, Artist Residency Program

2015/2016

Sharpe Walentas Studio Program
Fellowship for Immigrant Women Leaders & Women’s Cabinet
Artist in Residency, University of Tennessee

2013

Rema Hort Mann award NYC Visual Arts grantee

2011

Seminar,The Form of an Archive, Jumex Collection, Mexico City

2010

SOMA Residency, Mexico City

2008

The New Museum Altoids Award for Emerging Artists, New York

2007

Richard Dreihaus Emerging Artist (nomination) Chicago

2004

Trustee MFA Merit Scholarship for the Department of Painting and Drawing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago