1998   University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, MFA
1997   Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
1994   Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, BFA


2009   Individual Artist Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts
2009   Percent for Art Commission, Department of Cultural Affairs, New York, New York
2006   Individual Artist Grant, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation
2005   Workspace Program, Dieu Donné Papermill, New York, New York
2004   The Space Program, The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, New York, New York
2003   Artist’s Studio Residency & Emerging Artist Fellowship, Smack-Mellon Studios, Brooklyn, New York
2001   Artist’s Residency, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, Nebraska
2000   Visual Arts Special Residency, Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, Massachusetts
1998   Visual Arts Fellow, Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, Massachusetts


2012   “Cabin Fever” Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, New Jersey
2011   Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2009   David Winton Bell Gallery, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
2009   Cade Tompkins Editions & Projects, Providence, Rhode Island
2009   Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2007   “Dans La Lune” Rice Gallery, Rice University, Houston, Texas
2004   "Objects of Virtue” Bellwether Gallery, New York, New York
2000   Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts


2010   Esther Massry Gallery, College of St. Rose, Albany, New York
2010   Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine


2013   “Some Assembly Required” Albany International Airport, Albany, New York
2012   “Fairytales, Fantasy and Fear” Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina
2012   “American Dreamers” Center for Contemporary Culture at Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy
2008   “All of This is Melting Away” Royal/T, Culver City, California
2008   “475 Kent Lives” Queens Museum at Bulova Corporate Headquarters, Queens, New York
2007   “Workspace Program 2001-07” Dieu Donné Papermill, New York, New York
2007   “Material Pursuits” Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
2007   “I Want Candy” The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York
2007   “The Last Seduction” Secrist Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2006   “Out of Line: Drawings from the Collection of Sherry and Joel Mallin” Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
2006   “The Hanukkah Project: Works of Light by Eight Contemporary Artists” The Jewish Museum, New York, New York
2006   “Crafty”, curated by Lisa Tung, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetta College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts
2005   “ArtReview 25: Emerging Artists in America” Phillips de Pury, New York, New York
2005   “Greater NY” PS1/MoMA, Long Island City, New York
2005   Heavenly, or A Slice of White” Leubsdorf Gallery, Hunter College, New York, New York
2004   "Semiprecious" project for the Public Art Fund, Metrotech Commons, Brooklyn, New York  
2004   "Hello Chelsea" Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY
2004   “Open House: Working in Brooklyn” Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York
2003   “Wormwood Hollow” HERE Art, New York, New York
2003   “Stroke” Schroeder-Romero, Brooklyn, New York
2002   “Next Next” The Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York, curated by Dan Cameron
2002   “She’s Crafty” White Columns, New York, New York
2002   “Made In Brooklyn” Wythe Studio, Brooklyn, New York
2002   “Frigid” Bellwether Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2001   “Pattern and Decoration” The Mills Building Gallery, San Francisco, California
2000   “Economy of Means” Untitled Space, New Haven, Connecticut
2000   “The Drawing Show” Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, curated by Ellen Gallagher


“Paper Palace: Kirsten Hassenfeld” Ellen Burney, Lula, Issue 15, 2012
“Hunterdon Museum Showcases Handcrafted Efforts” Dan Bischoff, The Star Ledger, April 15, 2012
“Kirsten Hassenfeld at Peter Mendenhall Gallery” David Pagel, Los Angeles Times, December 15, 2011
“Delicate and Electric Paper Forms” Kimberly Brooks, Huffington Post, November 22, 2011
“Artist Returns to Capital Region” Tim Kane, The Times Union, September 30, 2010
“De eenvoud van overvloed” Dorothé Swinkels, Textiel Plus, Summer, 2010
“Something Borrowed” Annie Larmon, The Portland Phoenix, June 29, 2010
“A Sculptural display of promise and portent” Daniel Kany, The Portland Press Herald, June 27, 2010
“Capsule Preview” Brian Gloslow, Artscope, July/August, 2010
"Kirsten Hassenfeld, Critics Pick" Leora Maltz-Leca, Artforum.com, October 2009
“Kirsten Hassenfeld’s obsession with paper” Bill Van Sicklen, Providence Journal, September 3, 2009
“Dark and light sides of pleasure” Providence and Boston Phoenix, September 2, 2009
“Kirsten Hassenfeld and Jennie Jones” ArtReview, April 2009
“Kirsten Hassenfeld” Deven Golden, Art Critical, February 2009
"Paper Pushers", Meredith Mendelsohn, ARTNews, May 2007
"From Carved Creatures to Disneyland Rugs" Ken Johnson, The Boston Globe, September 24 2006
"Consumed", Sam Jacob, ArtReview, November 2006
"Kirsten Hassenfeld" Merrily Kerr, Art on Paper, 2005
“Kirsten Hassenfeld, Bellwether"", Michele C. Cone, ARTnews, January 2005
“Kirsten Hassenfeld” Gae Savannah, Sculpture Magazine, May 2005
“New Paper Sculpture” Merrily Kerr, Art on Paper, March/April 2005
“Presence of Light” Jill Conne, Sculpture Magazine, March 2005
“The ArtReview 25: Emerging US Artists” Daniel Kunitz and Joao Ribas, ArtReview March 2005
“Kirsten Hassenfeld” Katie Stone, Frieze, January/February 2005
“I Dos and Don’ts” Project for The New York Times Magazine, January16 2005
“Kirsten Hassenfeld at Bellwether” Matthew Guy Nichols, Art in America, November 2004
“Kirsten Hassenfeld, Objects of Virtue” Jennifer Coates, TimeOut New York, October 7 2004
"Kirsten Hassenfeld, Critics Pick" Martha Schwendener, Artforum.com, September 2004
“Opulence as Thin as Paper", Sheila Pepe, Gay City News, September 30 2004
“Show World: Kirsten Hassenfeld” Jane Harris, The Village Voice, September 24 2004
“Kirsten Hassenfeld: Objects of Virtue” Julie Morton, New York Press, September 22 2004
“Kirsten Hassenfeld" Tony Moxham, Interview Magazine, September 9 2004
“Open House: Working in Brooklyn” Joe Hill, Contemporary, Issue 65, 2004
“Borough Hall” Jerry Saltz, The Village Voice, May 5 2004
“Frigid” Megan Heuer, Art Seen, The Brooklyn Rail, April 2002
“Frigid” Martha Schwendener, TimeOut New York, January 24 200


“Unfolded: Paper in Design, Art, Architecture and Industry” Petra Schmidt and Nicola Stattmann, Birkhauser, Basel, Switzerland, 2009
“By Hand: the Use of Craft in Contemporary Art” Shu Hung and Joseph Magliano, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, New York, 2007
“Treasury: A Musical Jewelry Box” limited edition published by CerealArt 2006
“Curio” mixed media print published by the Rhode Island School of Design Museum Associates 2006
“Blue Ware Ornamental” handmade paper edition published by Dieu Donné Papermill 2008