Carl Ostendarp is an artist involved in painting and installation. A graduate of Boston University and the Yale School of Art, he is currently working as an Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at Cornell University. He has also taught at The Cooper Union, the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, the Tyler School of Art at Temple University, The Art Students League of New York, the School of Visual Arts, and at New York University/Steinhardt. His work is represented in New York City by Elizabeth Dee, in Boston by Carroll and Sons, in Montreal by Galerie Laroche/Joncas, and in Cologne by Galerie Anke Schmidt. He has exhibited his work in solo exhibitions at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca; the Museum Ludwig, Cologne; the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence; The Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield; PROJEX-MTtl Galerie, Montreal; Mario Diacano Gallery, Boston; Gilles Peyroulet et Cie, Paris; Galerie Rolf Ricke, Cologne; Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles; Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, and at Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles among other venues. His work has also been included in group exhibitions at Pace Gallery, London; Tate/ Saint Ives, Cornwall; Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz; Kunstverein Monchengladbach, Munich; Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria; Galerie Academia, Salzburg; Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis; Neue Galeri am Landesmuseum Joanne, Graz; Museo di Stato, San Marino, Hall Walls, Buffalo, and at P. S. 1 Museum, Long Island City among other venues. His work is included in the following public collections: The Art Institute of Chicago, Fogg Art Museum at Harvard, Cambridge; Kunstmuseum St. Gallen; Museum Ludwig, Cologne; The Minneapolis Institute of the Arts; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; The Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City; Denver Art Museum, Denver; JPMorgan Chase Bank, New York; List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge; Microsoft Art Collection, Bellevue; Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, and the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven.