Warm Form: New Paintings by Beverly Acha

Warm Form

New Paintings by Beverly Acha

February 16 – March 25, 2018

Opening reception: Friday, February 16, 6-9 pm
Artist Walkthrough: 
Sunday, February 18, 4pm


Actually Weird

Underdonk Presents:

“Actually Weird”
January 5-February 4, 2018
Opening reception: Friday, January 5, 6-9 pm


The Giving Body

Underdonk Presents:

“The Giving Body”
December 1st-December 31st, 2017
Opening Reception: December 1st, 6-9pm


Joy Decision

Underdonk Presents:
J o y D e c i s i o n

October 20th – November 19th 2017
Opening Reception: October 20th, 7 – 9PM
Performances on Friday November 10th, 8-9PM


Yesterday Clouds

Yesterday Clouds

Ivana Popov and Derek Weisberg

September 15 – October 15, 2017
Opening reception: Friday, September 15, 6-9 pm




August 11 – September 10, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, August 11th, 7-9pm

Codify Art in collaboration with Underdonk is thrilled to present THRESHELD, a group exhibition of works by Janaye Brown, Orlando Estrada, Jes Fan, Ilana Harris-Babou, Inhye Lee, Pastiche Lumumba, and Adrienne Elise Tarver.


Underdonk Selects: 2017 Benefit Auction

June 23 – July 30, 2017

Opening Reception: Friday, June 23rd 6-9pm



Underdonk is pleased to present Nightjar

Opening Friday, May 12 7-9pm

May 12 – June 18
Saturdays and Sundays 1-6pm and by appointment

Closed Memorial Day Weekend May 27 & 28


Show Me Yours

Show Me Yours: A group member show

Chris Bertholf, Tryn Collins, Nicholas Cueva, Georgia Elrod, Laura K. Frantz, Ashley Garrett, Essye Klempner, Aleta Lanier, JJ Manford, Danielle Orchard, Elisa Soliven

Opening Reception Friday, April 7, 6-9pm
April 7 – May 7, 2017


Haptic Whittles – works by Daniel Dennett

Underdonk is pleased to present the “haptic” sculptures of Daniel Dennett.

Opening February 10th, 5-7pm

February 11th through March 26th, open 1-6pm
Saturdays and Sundays and by appointment

Sister Outsider

December 9, 2016-January 29, 2017
Opening reception Friday, December 9, 6-9

“In order to perpetuate itself, every oppression must corrupt or distort those various sources of power within the culture of the oppressed that can provide energy for change.”

-Audre Lorde, Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power


Rags & Rinds

Rags & Rinds
Works by Patrice Renee Washington

Opening Friday, Oct 21, 7-10pm

Oct 21 – Dec 4, 2016
Sat & Sun 1-6pm


Ron Graff: Dead Reckoning

Underdonk presents:

Ron Graff: Dead Reckoning

September 17- October 16, 2016

Opening Reception: Friday, September 16, 6-8pm



Osamu Kobayashi

Opening Reception: Friday August 12th, 6-9pm


Christmas in July

Christmas In July
curated by Tamara Gonzales

Opening Reception: Friday, July 8th, 6-9pm

July 8 – August 7, 2016


Onion by the Ocean

“Onion By The Ocean”

Organized by Essye Klempner and Elisa Soliven

May 14-June 26, 2016
Opening Reception: May 14th, 7-10pm


Sharon Madanes: Cherry Pie, Today is for You

Underdonk is pleased to present the work of Sharon Madanes, April 1-May 8.

A reception for the artist will be held Friday, April 1, 7-9PM.


Slow Hello

Slow Hello: Andrew D. Moeller and Sun You

February 19th – March 21, 2016


Mis-en-abyme: Jay Gaskill and Alyse Ronayne

January 8 – February 14, 2016

Opening Reception: Friday, January 8, 7-10pm

Underdonk is very pleased to present ‘Mise-en-abyme’, an exhibition that brings together the work of Jay Gaskill and Alyse Ronayne.


’nuff said

“nuff’ said”
Nov. 7-29, 2015

Performances: Sunday, Nov. 15, 4 pm,  4PM Chess Club – open to anyone who wants to play, 5PM Performances Begin


Underdonk benefit auction

Benefit Auction

December 4-18, 2015 on Paddle 8

Opening reception in the gallery Saturday, Dec 5, 6PM


Paul Klee


Curated by Ashley Garrett and JJ Manford

October 10 – Nov 1, 2015
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 10th, 7-9pm


Underdonk @ ESX LA

Opening Saturday October 17th, 7-10pm
October 17th – November 7th, 2015

Eastside International is pleased to present “Underdonk @ ESXLA,” a group show of work selected by Underdonk as part of the Trading Aces project organized by ARTRA Curatorial and Ashley Garrett.


New American Pain curated by Jason Ramos from Eastside International, LA

Opening Saturday September 12th, 7-10pm
September 12th – October 4th, 2015

Underdonk is pleased to present New American Pain curated by Jason Ramos of Eastside International in LA as part of the Trading Aces project organized by Artra Curatorial and Ashley Garrett. UNDERDONK will be curating a show of work by NY artists at ESX in LA in October.


Lesser Deities of Summer

Opening Saturday August 15th7-10pm
August 15th – September 6th, 2015

Underdonk is pleased to present Lesser Deities of Summer curated by Kari Adelaide and Max Razdow.

Lesser Deities of Summer celebrates the season’s wane with a group of works that may be considered devotional — perhaps suggestive of deities that have been demoted or erased over centuries, or are in the process of coming to be.


Underdonk & Friends

UNDERDONK is proud to present it’s inaugural show at our new location at 1329 Willoughby Avenue in Bushwick!

Opening Reception Thursday, July 9th, 7-10pm
July 9-August 9, 2015

Underdonk & Friends will showcase 1 artwork from each of the 11 members of our collective, as well as 1 artwork from 11 friends we have invited to hang alongside us. (more…)

Logan Sibrel: LEMME BE YOU

UNDERDONK is pleased to announce a solo exhibition featuring the work of Logan T. Sibrel.

Opening Reception Saturday June 13, 7-9PM
June 13-July 5 (Gallery closed July 4)

Logan Sibrel makes paintings, drawings, zines, and music about memory, boredom, and fandom.


Sophie Grant and Jenna Westra: Right of Window

UNDERDONK presents Right of Window
Sophie Grant and Jenna Westra

Opening Saturday May 16th7-9pm
May 16th – June 7th, 2015

Picture an arm reaching out a window to the exterior wall and affixing tiles, paint, stucco, flowers, and other décor for as far as the fingers can reach.


Mary Hill: Unlikable Female Characters

UNDERDONK presents Mary Hill: ///Unlikable Female Characters///

Opening Saturday April 18th7-10pm 

April 19th – May 10th, 2015

The drip, the splatter, the jab, the line, the poke, the push.


Sophia Rauch: With Your Hands

Sophia Rauch
‘With your Hands’

Underdonk is pleased to announce ‘With Your Hands’ Sophia Rauch’s Spring Presentation in our new space in Williamsburg at 87 Richardson St.


Improvised Showboat & Underdonk

Underdonk is pleased to be collaborating with Improvised Showboat for a Halloween/witch-themed show on October 25th from 7-9pm. (more…)

Underdonk Selects

Friday, May 30 through Saturday, May 31
To coincide with Bushwick Open Studios

Benefit Auction (more…)

Benjamin Echeverria

June 1 – 30 This exhibition contains three bodies of work: Dance Paintings, Cut Paintings, and Lifts. Dance Paintings are made on the floor by pouring paint on the canvas and dancing on it, Cut Paintings are made by attaching objects and materials to the painting’s stretcher bars, then stretching linen over the structure and making small incisions into the linen, partially exposing what is beneath. (more…)

Salon Zurcher


05.05.2014 – 11.05.2014|

Opening : Monday, May 5th : 5 – 8 pm

May 5 – 11, 2014


Palimpsest: Inna Babaeva and Lauren Clay

March 29, 2014-April 28, 2014

Palimpsest: noun

noun: palimpsest; plural noun: palimpsests

1. a manuscript or piece of writing material on which the original writing has been effaced to make room for later writing but of which traces remain. (more…)

First Worms, Entire Forest

Anna Minx and Chris Smentkowski

February 22 – March 23, 2014

Piling on, as a human process, suggests a sort of compulsion; a potentially incarcerating habit of constant resurfacing, a refusal to settle for what’s already here. (more…)

Genesis Forward Battery

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 11th, 2014

Showing at Underdonk, HKJB is pleased to present Genesis Forward Battery. GFB is a response to End Times, HKJB’s last show, which marked the calamity and confusion of making art today when so many aspects of life are breaking down and rapidly changing. (more…)

Obtuse Angler

November 16th to December 8th

With fishing lures, paintings and furniture, “Obtuse Angler,” William Sieruta’s first New York solo show, invites the viewer to feel at home in the art space. That being said, seventy percent of all fatal accidents occur at home. (more…)


Oct. 12- Nov. 2nd Opening Oct. 12th 6-9 pm

Underdonk Gallery is pleased to present the sculpture of Rolf Jacobsen. Chthonic refers to the mythological underworld, which is used here by the artist as an analogy for a subconscious image. The title’s Greek root – khtkonios- literally means “of the Earth.” (more…)

Joe Grimm and Siebren Versteeg

September 15 through October 13

Siebren Versteeg and Joe Grimm are like neuro scientists.They carefully manipulate dials and press buttons to examine how those produce different effects on the human body, effects that are often hallucinatory. Their interest, however, is not in reaching a final conclusion. (more…)

Cantaloupe Today

July 12 through August 11

Amanda Friedman, Kathleen Kucka, Justin Martin and Anibal Padrino

knock knock. who’s there? cantaloupe. cantaloupe who? cantaloupe today, I’m busy, how about tomorrow?


Invincible Host

June 8 through July 6

Albeliza Perez, Alicia Gibson and Liv Aanrud

Underdonk is pleased to announce its inaugural exhibition, Invincible Host, comprised of three emerging artists, Albeliza Perez, Alicia Gibson, and Liv Aanrud.