Iris Bernblum

(b.1975) in Toledo, OH




Columbia University, New York, NY MFA 2001

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL BFA 1997

Recent Exhibitions 


Natural History. H.F Johnson Gallery of Art, September 2021

Wisconsin, IL



Petite Mort, Aspect/Ratio, October 2020

Chicago, IL



Ann Toebbe & Iris Bernblum 

The Arts Club, Chicago, February 2018


"Body Boudaries" 

Mana Contemporary, New Jersey, April 2018


Spertus Institute, Chicago IL 

Opening May 23 2018


"I am the Horse" Iris Bernblum & Lise Haller Baggesen Ross

Goldfinch Projects, Chicago, IL Opening June 3 2018


"No Tomorrow" Iris Bernblum & Nelly Agassi,

Aspect/Ratio, Chicago, IL October 24 - Dec 8th

Untitled Miami, Booth A36, Dec 5 - 9th 




'Simple Pleasures' 

Heaven Gallery 

February 3rd - March 19th 

Chicago, IL  2017


Solo Exhibitions


'Peaks & Valleys'

Aspect/Ratio Gallery

May 2017


'I'll Be Here' 

Aspect/Ratio Gallery 

February 19th - March 19th 

Chicago, IL  2016



Terrain Exhibitions

April 10th - March 8th

Oak Park, IL  2016


'Today is a New Day'

Chicago Artist's Coalition / BOLT Solo

April 29th - May 19th

Chicago, IL  2016



Selected Group Exhibitions


'Infinite Games'

Open House Contemporary

Sept - March 2018

Chicago, IL


'Post-Election Show' 

September Gallery 

January 28 - March 5 2017 

Hudson, NY


'Your Body is a Battleground'

Weinberg/Newton Gallery

April15th - June 9th 2017

Chicago, IL


'Who Cares for the Sky?'  Sabina Ott  2016

Hyde Park Art Center

Chicago, IL


Preview 5 2015

Chicago Artist's Coalition

Curated by Grace Deveney

Chicago, IL



Terrain Bienial 2015 

Curated by Lise Haller Baggesen-Ross

Viborg, Denmark


(I'd Like to Suggest) Linger On 2015

Carroll Street Studios

Curated by Anna Kunz

Chicago, IL


The Price of Nothing 2007

The Elizabeth Foundation

Curated by Jason Murrison

New York, NY


Public Holiday Projects 2006


Curated by Matt Keegan

Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati, Ohio 


Enigma 2006

The Brooklyn International Film Festival

New York, NY


The Mind/Body Problem 2006

Curated by Christian Rattemeyer

Artists Space 

New York, NY


MFA Thesis Show 2001

Columbia University

New York, NY


Part 01 2000

Wallach Gallery

New York, NY


OK Computer 2000

Leroy Neiman Center

New York, NY


Atsuya, Etc. 1999

Gallery 2

Chicago, IL

Represented by Aspect/Ratio Gallery


Distributor, video

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  Submissions, Iris Bernblum 2021

The Comp Magazine, Power and Play, University of St. Francis  2014

Bunch Alliance and Dissolve Public Holiday Projects 2006



Columbia Fellowship 2000, 2001

Sovereign Award Columbia University - 2000

Merit Scholarship Art Institute Chicago 1994