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  • Education
  • Current Solo Exhibition
  • Current Group Exhibition
  • Selected Solo
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2010
  • 2005
  • Selected Group
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2014
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2002
  • Awards and Residencies
  • 2013
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2007 / 08
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2003/04
  • Collections
  • Selected Bibliography
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017

Beth LETAIN (b. 1976 in Canada)

  • Lives and works in Berlin, DE

Education

  • 2008 Master of Fine Art in Painting, SUNY Purchase, New York, US
  • 2005 Bachelor of Fine Art, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, CA
  • 1999 Bachelor of Science, McGill University, Montreal, CA

Current Solo Exhibition

  • Beth Letain: Mountain Climbers, L21, Palma de Mallorca, ES

Current Group Exhibition

  • x_minimal, curated by Friederike Nymphius, Cassina Projects, Milan, IT

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020

  • Warm Grey, Patrick De Brock Gallery, Knokke, BE

2019

  • ultrapath, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE

2018

  • Signal Hill, Pace Gallery, London, UK

2017

  • The Company She Keeps, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE
  • Air Horn, Open Forum, Berlin, DE
  • Heavyweight, l’escalier, Montreal, CA

2010

  • Beth Letain, Fireproof Gallery, New York, US

2005

  • Nothing’s Notation, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021

  • De Brock Gallery, Knokke, BE

2020

  • Kindred Spirits, BJORN & GUNDORPH GALLERY, Aarhus C, DK

2019

  • What’s Up / London, curated by Lawrence van Hagen, London, UK
  • Abstract Cabinet, Eduardo Secci Gallery, Florence, IT
  • Road to the Unconscious, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE

2018

  • Letain Thurman Wadden, McNamara Art Projects, Hong Kong, HK
  • Trust Your Brush, Towards, Toronto, CA
  • An Action without Image, curated by Christian Malycha, Kunstverein Reutlingen, Reutlingen, DE
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Galerie Clemens Gunzer, Wädenswil, CH

2017

  • The Second Self, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE

2014

  • Do It Yourself, curated by Ian White Williams, New York, US
  • OFFLINE, Radiator Gallery, Long Island City, US
  • Visceral Integrity, et al Projects, New York, US

2011

  • The Interconnected World, Hampden Gallery at UMass Amherst, US
  • Here, There and Everywhere, in conjunction with 2011 Transcultural Exchange Conference, Boston, US
  • Dexter to Sinister, The Dirty Dirty, Brooklyn, US

2010

  • Group Show, Happy Birthday Homestead!, New York, US

2009

  • Get My Flash On, Homestead, New York, US

2008

  • The Mumbler, MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Richard and Dolly Mass Gallery, Purchase, US
  • Purchase College MFA Thesis Exhibit, curated by Thom Collins, White Box Gallery Annex, New York, US

2007

  • Valhalla, The Richard and Dolly Mass Gallery, Purchase, US
  • Place Setting, curated by Thom Collins, Supreme Trading, New York, US

2005

  • BMO 1st Art! Exhibition, First Canadian Place Gallery, Toronto, CA
  • Group Show, And Gallery, Halifax, CA

2004

  • Work is work, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, CA
  • Figure Painting, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, CA

2002

  • Printed Matter, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, CA
  • Anna’s Bash, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, CA

Awards and Residencies

2013

  • Triangle Arts Association Residency, New York, US

2010

  • Visual Arts Project Grant - Canada Council for the Arts

2009

  • Vermont Studio Center Full Fellowship supported by the Dedalus Foundation

2007 / 08

  • SUNY Purchase College, Graduate Scholarships

2007

  • Dedalus Foundation Fellowship nominee

2006

  • SUNY Purchase College, Entrance Scholarship

2005

  • Regional winner, BMO 1st Art! Invitational National Student Art Award, Canada

2003/04

  • Nova Scotia College of Art and Design Travel Bursary

Collections

  • Corporate collection, BMO Financial Group
  • Private Collections

Selected Bibliography

2019

  • Honigman, Ana Finel, Flying Colors: Beth Letain on Her Electrifying, ‘Slightly Perverse’ Painting Practice, ARTnews, June 21, 2019
  • Kherbek, William, Beth Letain Peres Projects/Berlin, Flash Art, June 12, 2019
  • Molitor, Noemi, Klare Sicht dank Pinselblock: Beth Letains „ultrapath“, taz, June 6, 2019
  • Čejková, Monika, Ten Painters’ Shows to Visit After Gallery Weekend Berlin, arterritory, May 2, 2019
  • Fuhlbrügge, Heike, Die Suche nach dem perfekten Bild, Der Tagesspiegel, April 30, 2019
  • 10 exhibitions not to muss at this year’s Gallery Weekend Berlin, Sleek Magazine, April 23, 2019
  • Perlson, Hili, Berlin Gallery Weekend Is More Macho Than Usual This Year, So Here Are 5 Solo Shows by Women Artists to Watch, Artnet News, April 24, 2019

2018

  • Sam, Sherman, London: Beth Letain, Artforum, vol. 57, no. 3, November 2018
  • Paintings That Go on Somewhere Else, Border Crossings Magazine, Issue 147, August 2018
  • Barcio, Phillip, A History of Color and Abstraction with Beth Letain, IdeelArt, July 6, 2018
  • Berg, Tatiana, Must-See Art Guide: London, Artnet News, June 28, 2018

2017

  • Radley, Jack, Exhibition // Beth Letain: ‘The Company She Keeps’ at Peres Projects, Berlin Art Link, November 24, 2017
  • Michalarou, Efi, ART CITIES: Berlin-Beth Letain, Dream Idea Machine, November 16, 2017
  • Beth Letain ‘The Company She Keeps’, Art Research Map, November 16, 2017
  • Doyle, Katharine, Exhibition // Beth Letain at Open Forum Gallery, Berlin Art Link, July 2, 2017

Exhibitions

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Artist  Title  Date  Location 
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Nicholas Grafia, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Beth Letain, Shuang Li, Shota Nakamura, Rafa Silvares, Manuel Solano, Pam EvelynRebecca Ackroyd, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Nicholas Grafia, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Beth Letain, Shuang Li, Shota Nakamura, Rafa Silvares, Manuel Solano, Pam Evelyn FIAC 2021-10-2121/10/2021–
24/10/2021
Paris, FRParis, FR
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Nicholas Grafia, Paolo Salvador, Beth Letain, Shota Nakamura, Rebecca Ackroyd, Manuel SolanoAd Minoliti, Donna Huanca, Nicholas Grafia, Paolo Salvador, Beth Letain, Shota Nakamura, Rebecca Ackroyd, Manuel Solano Art Busan 2021-05-1313/05/2021–
16/05/2021
Busan, KORBusan, KOR
Group ShowDalton Gata, Shuang Li, Nicholas Grafia, George Rouy, Beth LetainDalton Gata, Shuang Li, Nicholas Grafia, George Rouy, Beth Letain Frieze New York OVR 2021-05-0505/05/2021–
09/05/2021
OVROVR
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Nicholas Grafia, Richard Kennedy, Shota Nakamura, Manuel Solano, Beth LetainRebecca Ackroyd, Nicholas Grafia, Richard Kennedy, Shota Nakamura, Manuel Solano, Beth Letain EXPO CHICAGO ONLINE 2021-04-0808/04/2021–
12/04/2021
Online Viewing RoomOnline Viewing Room
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Melike Kara, Donna Huanca, Beth Letain, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Paolo SalvadorAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Melike Kara, Donna Huanca, Beth Letain, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Paolo Salvador Art Busan & Design 2020 2020-11-0606/11/2020–
08/11/2020
Busan, KORBusan, KOR
Group ShowRichard Kennedy, Shuang Li, Donna Huanca, Ad Minoliti, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Paolo Salvador, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Beth Letain, Dan Attoe, Rebecca AckroydRichard Kennedy, Shuang Li, Donna Huanca, Ad Minoliti, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Paolo Salvador, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Beth Letain, Dan Attoe, Rebecca Ackroyd Frieze London 2020 – Online Viewing Room 2020-10-0707/10/2020–
16/10/2020
Online Viewing RoomOnline Viewing Room
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard KennedyAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard Kennedy Art Basel Online Viewing Room – ABOVR:2020 2020-09-2323/09/2020–
26/09/2020
Online Viewing RoomOnline Viewing Room
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Dalton Gata, Brent Wadden, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard Kennedy, Rebecca AckroydAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Dalton Gata, Brent Wadden, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Paolo Salvador, Richard Kennedy, Rebecca Ackroyd Art Basel Viewing Room, 2020 2020-06-1818/06/2020–
21/06/2020
Online Viewing RoomOnline Viewing Room
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Brent Wadden, Dorothy Iannone, Donna Huanca, Richard KennedyAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Brent Wadden, Dorothy Iannone, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy Art Basel Miami Beach, 2019 2019-12-0505/12/2019–
08/12/2019
Miami Beach, USMiami Beach, US
Group ShowAustin Lee, Beth Letain, Richard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Rebecca Ackroyd, Ajarb Bernard AtegwaAustin Lee, Beth Letain, Richard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Rebecca Ackroyd, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa FIAC, 2019 2019-10-1717/10/2019–
20/10/2019
Paris, FR.Paris, FR.
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Richard Kennedy, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Rebecca Ackroyd, Manuel Solano, Austin Lee, Beth LetainDonna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Richard Kennedy, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Rebecca Ackroyd, Manuel Solano, Austin Lee, Beth Letain FIAC, 2019 – Preview 2019-10-1717/10/2019–
20/10/2019
Paris, FR.Paris, FR.
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Austin Lee, Manuel Solano, Richard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Beth LetainRebecca Ackroyd, Austin Lee, Manuel Solano, Richard Kennedy, Donna Huanca, Beth Letain Frieze London, 2019 2019-10-0303/10/2019–
06/10/2019
London, UKLondon, UK
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Melike Kara, Austin Lee, Manuel Solano, Blair Thurman, Beth LetainRebecca Ackroyd, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Melike Kara, Austin Lee, Manuel Solano, Blair Thurman, Beth Letain Art Basel, 2019 2019-06-1212/06/2019–
16/06/2019
Basel, CHBasel, CH
Group ShowBeth Letain, Donna Huanca, Blair ThurmanBeth Letain, Donna Huanca, Blair Thurman Art Busan, 2019 2019-05-3131/05/2019–
02/06/2019
Busan, KRBusan, KR
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Donna Huanca, Brent Wadden, Steffen Bunte, Blair Thurman, Beth LetainRebecca Ackroyd, Donna Huanca, Brent Wadden, Steffen Bunte, Blair Thurman, Beth Letain Frieze New York, 2019 2019-05-0202/05/2019–
05/05/2019
New York, USNew York, US
Beth LetainBeth Letain ultrapath 2019-04-2626/04/2019–
21/06/2019
Peres ProjectsPeres Projects
Group ShowAustin Lee, Beth Letain, Blair Thurman, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Rebecca Ackroyd, Steffen BunteAustin Lee, Beth Letain, Blair Thurman, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Rebecca Ackroyd, Steffen Bunte Art Basel Hong Kong, 2019 2019-03-2929/03/2019–
31/03/2019
Hong Kong, CNHong Kong, CN
Group ShowBronwyn Katz, Su Chang, Donna Huanca, Beth Letain, Brent Wadden, Unidentified African ArtistsGroup ShowBronwyn Katz, Su Chang, Donna Huanca, Beth Letain, Brent Wadden, Unidentified African Artists Road to the Unconscious 2019-01-1111/01/2019–
22/02/2019
Peres ProjectsPeres Projects
Group ShowAustin Lee, Beth Letain, Blair Thurman, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Rebecca Ackroyd, Steffen BunteAustin Lee, Beth Letain, Blair Thurman, Donna Huanca, Manuel Solano, Melike Kara, Rebecca Ackroyd, Steffen Bunte Art Basel Miami Beach, 2018 2018-12-0606/12/2018–
09/12/2018
Miami Beach, USMiami Beach, US
Group ShowBeth Letain, Blair Thurman, Brent WaddenBeth Letain, Blair Thurman, Brent Wadden West Bund Art and Design, 2018 2018-11-0808/11/2018–
11/11/2018
Shanghai, CNShanghai, CN
Group ShowAjarb Bernard Ategwa, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Blair Thurman, Donna Huanca, Dorothy IannoneAjarb Bernard Ategwa, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Blair Thurman, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone FIAC, 2018 2018-10-1818/10/2018–
21/10/2018
Paris, FRParis, FR
Group ShowAjarb Bernard Ategwa, Beth Letain, Donna Huanca, Rebecca AckroydAjarb Bernard Ategwa, Beth Letain, Donna Huanca, Rebecca Ackroyd Frieze London, 2018 2018-10-0404/10/2018–
07/10/2018
London, UK London, UK
Group ShowAjarb Bernard Ategwa, Donna Huanca, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Blair ThurmanAjarb Bernard Ategwa, Donna Huanca, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Blair Thurman Frieze New York, 2018 2018-05-0202/05/2018–
06/05/2018
New York, USNew York, US
Group ShowBeth Letain, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Melike Kara, Donna Huanca, Austin LeeBeth Letain, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Melike Kara, Donna Huanca, Austin Lee Art Basel Hong Kong, 2018 2018-03-2727/03/2018–
31/03/2018
Hong Kong, HKHong Kong, HK
Group ShowBrent Wadden, Beth Letain, Blair ThurmanBrent Wadden, Beth Letain, Blair Thurman Art Los Angeles Contemporary, 2018 2018-01-2525/01/2018–
28/01/2018
Los Angeles, USLos Angeles, US
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Dean Sameshima, Mark Flood, Melike Kara, Beth Letain, Blair Thurman, Brent WaddenDonna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Dean Sameshima, Mark Flood, Melike Kara, Beth Letain, Blair Thurman, Brent Wadden Art Basel Miami Beach, 2017 2017-12-0707/12/2017–
10/12/2017
Miami Beach, USMiami Beach, US
Beth LetainBeth Letain The Company She Keeps 2017-11-1616/11/2017–
22/12/2017
Peres ProjectsPeres Projects
Group ShowBeth Letain, Melike Kara, Donna HuancaBeth Letain, Melike Kara, Donna Huanca ART021 Shanghai, 2017 2017-11-1010/11/2017–
12/11/2017
Shanghai Exhibition CenterShanghai Exhibition Center
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Blair Thurman, Brent Wadden, Mark Flood, Leo Gabin, Beth Letain, Austin LeeDonna Huanca, Blair Thurman, Brent Wadden, Mark Flood, Leo Gabin, Beth Letain, Austin Lee FIAC, 2017 2017-10-1919/10/2017–
22/10/2017
Paris, FRParis, FR
Donna Huanca, Beth LetainDonna Huanca, Beth Letain Frieze London, 2017 2017-10-0404/10/2017–
08/10/2017
London, UKLondon, UK
Group ShowBlair Thurman, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Beth Letain, Dan AttoeBlair Thurman, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Beth Letain, Dan Attoe EXPO Chicago, 2017 2017-09-1313/09/2017–
17/09/2017
Chicago, USChicago, US
Group ShowAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Ce Jian, Donna HuancaGroup ShowAd Minoliti, Austin Lee, Beth Letain, Ce Jian, Donna Huanca The Second Self 2017-06-2323/06/2017–
11/08/2017
Peres ProjectsPeres Projects