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Martin Kline, Portrait of an Amorist, encaustic on panel, 121 x 137 x 8 cm Exhibition: Ciel, brume et cumulus. Works by Pascal Berthoud, Tami Ichino and Martin Kline, Gowen Contemporary Geneva, 2017
Exhibition: Painting after Modernism, group show curated by Barbara Rose. Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, Brussels, 2016
Exhibition: Tabula Rasa, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva, 2013
Exhibition: Romantic Nature, New Britain Museum of American Art
Exhibition: Once Upon a Dream, Artgenève, Geneva, 2012, with Gowen Contemporary
Exhibition: An Abstraction Rooted into the World, Gowen Contemporary, 2011


Born in 1961, Norwalk, Ohio.
Lives and works in Rhinebeck, NY.


1983 : B.F.A., Ohio University, Athens, OH.

Solo Exhibitions

2018- White (1992-2018), Boston, Gallery NAGA, Boston, MA
2018- Martin Kline, Jewel Paintings, Meredith Long & Co., Houston
2017 - artgenève, Exhibition Martin Kline. Recent works, Gowen Contemporary, Stand D38, Geneva
2016 - Martin Kline Painting and Sculpture, Heather Gaudio Fine Art, New Canaan
2015 - Martin Kline : Dreams of Venice, Agnew’s Gallery, London
2015 - Martin Kline : Dreams of Venice, Gallery NAGA, Boston, MA
2013 - Tabula Rasa, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva
2013 - Recent Works, Meredith Long & Co, Houston
2012 - Martin Kline: Excerpts in Ecaustic, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY
2012 - Once Upon a Dream, Art Genève, Salon International d'Art, Geneva, with Gowen Contemporary
2012 - Martin Kline : Romantic Nature, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut
2011 - Abstraction Rooted into the World, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva
2011 - Excursions With Martin Kline, Meredith Long & Co, Houston
2009 - Nature into Structure, Meredith Long & Co, Houston
2008 - Monochrome, Jason McCoy Inc., New York
2007 - Martin Kline, Nature and Culture, Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee
2006 - Made in Japan, Jason McCoy Inc., New York
2005 - Truth Awakens as Fiction : The Art of Martin Kline, Jason McCoy Inc., New York
2005 - Copenhagen Suite, New Oilstick Paintings, Jason McCoy Inc., New York, Copenhagen
2004 - Stainless Steel Painting, Jason McCoy Inc., New York
2002 - Painting Sculpture, Marlborough Chelsea, New York
2000 - New works, Marlborough Gallery, New York
1996 - Grids, 65 Thompson Street, New York
1996 - Martin Kline, Allez les Filles Gallery, Colombus, Ohio
1995 - Large Watercolors, ACP Galerie, Zurich
1994 - Yuccas, Stephen Mazoh, New York
1993 - 17 Drawings, ACP Galerie, Zurich
1992 - Recent Drawings, Stephen Mazoh, New York
1985 - Drawings, Oregon Information Technology Institute, Portland
1984 - Egyptian Themes, Sumus Gallery, Portland
1983 - Line Drawings, Small Space Gallery, Athens, Ohio

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 - Martin Kline: Hammock Paintings & Recent works , Heather Gaudio Fine Art, New Canaan, CT, USA
2018 - Blue Hour, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva, CH
2018- 18-3838, Heather Gaudio Fine Art, New Canaan
2017- 40th Anniversary: Artists A- K, Gallery Naga, Boston
2017- Colored Light | Summer Select, De Buck Gallery, New, York
2017- Ciel, brume et cumulus, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva
2017- Art on Paper New York 2017, Art Fair, with Heater Gaudio Fine Art, New York
2017- Dallas Art Fair, with De Buck Gallery, Dallas
2017- Opulent Landscapes, De Buck Gallery, New, York
2016-17 - Artists of the Gallery, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva
2016 - Painting after Modernism,Roberto Polo Gallery, Brussels, curated by Barbara Rose
2016 - Inside Out, Paul Rodgers 9W Gallery, New York, curated by Barbara Rose
2013 - Wax Works, Harvard University Art Museums, Sackler Museum, Cambridge, MA
2011 - Powders, a Phial and a Paper Book, Marlborough Chelsea, New York
2011 - Piel/Skin, Isabel la Catolica, Mexico City
2010 - Painting and Sculpture at Lehmann Maupin, Lehman Maupin, New York
2010 - I am Nature, Jason McCoy Inc., New York
2010 - Anti Icon, Eaton Fine Art Inc., West Palm Beach
2006 - Head Over Hand, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York
2005 - Encaustic Works 2005, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, State University of New York
2005 - Summer Exhibition : Gallery Artists, Jason McCoy Inc., New York
2004 - Los Monocromos, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
2004 - The Western Tradition : Art Since the Renaissance, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museum, Cambridge
2003 - Recent Acquisitions : Works on Paper, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
2003 - Drawing Modern, Works from the Agnes Gund Collection, Cleveland and Museum of Art, Cleveland
2003 - Process and Possibility : Contemporary Drawing in the Museum of Fine Arts Collection, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston
2003 - Group Exhibition, Marlborough Chelsea, New York
2003 - Encaustic Now/Series 2, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta
2003 - Inaugural Exhibition, Flatfile Contemporary, Chicago
2003 - Al Held, Martin Kline, Kim Anno : Watercolors, Chautauqua Center for Visual Art, Chautauqua, New York
2002 - Encaustic Painting, Cummings Art Center, Connecticut College, New London
2002 - Sculpture, Gallery Artists, Marlborough Chelsea, New York
2002 - Mono-Chrome, Paul Rodgers 9W Gallery, New York
2002 - Rocks and Art, Nature Found and Made, Chambers Fine Arts, New York
2001 - Summer Exhibition : Gallery Artists, Marlborough Gallery, New York
2001 - Watercolor : In the Abstract, The Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, New York; SUNY College at Fredonia, New York; Michael C. Rockfeller Arts Center Gallery, New York; Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstone, OH; Ben Shahn Gallery at William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ; Sarah Moody Gallery of Art of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
2000 - Summer Exhibition : Gallery Artists, Marlborough Gallery, New York
2000 - Art 2000, Gagosian Gallery (Chelsea), New York
2000 - Drawings and Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
1999-00 - Waxing Poetic : Encaustic Art in America, The Montclair Art Museum and Knoxville Museum of Art, Montclair
1999-00 - Summer Exhibition : Gallery Artists, Marlborough Gallery, New York
1998 - Trace, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson
1998 - Drawings, James Graham & Sons, New York
1998 - Summer Group Show, Jason McCoy, New York
1997 - Intimate Universe (Revisited), Gallery of Kean University; James Howe Fine Arts, Union, New Jersey; Robert Steele Gallery, New York
1997 - Purely Paintin', Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York
1996 - Ornamente und Strukturen, Grand Hotels Resort, Bad Ragaz
1995 - Ornamentale Tendenzen : Martin Kline, Claude Sandos, Susanna Taras, Galerie der Stadt, Kornwestheim, Germany
1994 - October Group Show, Butters Gallery, Portland
1993 - Drawings, 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
1993 - Drawing the Line Against AIDS, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice; Guggenheim Museum, Soho, New York
1993 - A Moment Becomes Eternity : Flowers as Image, Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus
1992 - Freedom of Expression '92, Metro Pictures Gallery, New York
1991 - Drawings, Lorence Monk Gallery, New York
1991 - Entr'Acte, Michael Walls Gallery, New York
1990 - The Summer Exhibition 1990 : Thirty Artists, Michael Walls Gallery, New York
1987-89 - Group Exhibition, Jack Voorhies Gallery, Sarasota
1986 - Big Sky Biennal IV, Idaho State University, Pocatello
1986 - Art in the Mayor's Office, Portland
1986 - Gary Forner, Martin Kline, Nan Yragui, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon
1985 - Stockton National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Stockton, California
1985 - All Oregon Art Annual, Oregon State Fair, Salem
1985 - Oregon Biennal, Portland Art Museum, Coos Bay Art Museum, Portland
1985 - Summit Spring's Art State '85, Condon Oregon
1984 - Gallery Artists, Portland Art Association, Portland
1984 - All Oregon Art Annual, Oregon State Fair, Salem


Albertina, Vienna, Austria
Albright-Knox At Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College and Conservatory, OH
The Atlantic Pacific Fellowship, Miyakonojo, Japan
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
The Cleveland Museum of Art, OH
Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
The Kennedy Museum, Ohio University, Athens, OH
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
The New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Triton Foundation, Belgium
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT