Born:   1974, Santa Monica, California

2010  Master of Fine Arts, University of Houston, Texas

2006  Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Houston, Texas



2017  Geoff Hippenstiel Romance, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas

2014    After Nolde, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas

            Geoff Hippenstiel:  Monochromes, Volta with Makebish Gallery, New York, New York

            Murder Ballad, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, Texas 

2013    Focus: Geoff Hippenstiel, Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Houston, Texas

           Territorial Pissings, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas                               

2012    Focus: Geoff Hippenstiel, Houston Fine Art Fair, Houston, Texas

             Geoff Hippenstiel: New Paintings, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas

2011    The Invisible World, PG Contemporary, Houston, Texas

2010    Neti Neti, Project Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 



2016  Manmade, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2015  “…a pointy toe boot up the backside”, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

            GREY WOULD BE THE COLOR IF I HAD A HEART, Marc Straus Gallery, New York, NY

            Back and Forth, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, Texas

            Mixed Doubles, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas

2014    Paintings from Paris, Makebish Gallery, New York, NY

           Sha Boogie Pop, Anonymous Gallery, New York, NY

           Classic Stacks with Koen Delaere, Makebish Gallery, New York, New York

           Outside the Lines (Painting a Love Story), Contemporary Art Museum Houston, Houston,Texas 

            Selections, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas                                             

2013    GRADE(climbing), Makebish Gallery, New York, New York

           Ace (Michael Bevilacqua and Geoff Hippenstiel), Makebish Gallery, New York, New York

           Texas Biennial 2013 , Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas             

            Selected Works and More, The F.R. Etchen Collection, Austin, Texas

            Just then and again, The UNO St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana

            Howard Sherman: Artist’s Picks, The Houston Arts Alliance, Houston, Texas

2012    Works on Paper, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas

            Pan Art Fair, Great God Pan Is Dead, Houston, Texas

            Perspectives, Gensler Architecture, Houston, Texas 

2011    Works on Paper, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas 

            Texas French Art Alliance Art Award and Auction, Houston Design Center, Houston, Texas 

2010  Trifecta Perfecta, Darke Gallery, Houston, Texas

            Interpretations, Translations, Transactions, The Temporary Space, Houston, Texas   

            5x7, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, Texas

            Masters Thesis Exhibition, Blaffer Museum, Houston, Texas 

            Selected Works, Russeck Gallery. New York, New York 

2006   Summer Residency Exhibition, Pont Aven School of Contemporary Art, Pont Aven, France



Glentzer, Molly, In Familiar Territory, Painters Stretch, Houston Chronicle, 1/20/2017


Arning, Bill, Up Close: Houston Loves Eccentrics, Art in America, May 2016


Dillon, Noah, Monochromatic Polyphony: Gray @ Marc Straus, Art Critical, 7/1/2015


Arning, Bill, Outside the Lines, Artbook Publishers

Davenport, Bill, “The Top Ten Painters in Houston”, 7/9/14


Klaasmeyer, Kelly, “Texas13” Texas Biennial Artist Highlights, artltd. Sept/Oct 2013, pp. 93

Glentzer, Molly, “Lone Star State shines contemporary light”, Houston Chronicle, 8/25/13

Deliso, Meredith , “Discovering—And Rediscovering—Geoff Hippenstiel’s Oil Paintings”, Houston Press, April 2, 2012

Devon Britt-Darby, “Geoff Hippenstiel: Territorial Pissings”, Arts+Culture Magazine Houston, 3/21/13

Donna Tennant, “Geoff Hippenstiel”, visual art source, 3/19/13


Jansen, Steve, “100 Creatives 2012: Geoff Hippenstiel, Painter, Art Instructor, Daddy”,, 8/3/12

Barrera, Debra, “ Glass Houses 24: Geoff Hippenstiel”,, 7/8/12

Rubinstein, Raphael, “Geoff Hippenstiel,” Art In America, 5/2012, pp. 180

• Britt, Douglas, “Geoff Hippenstiel at Devin Borden Gallery,” artltd. Mar/Apr 2012, pp. 32

Hooper, Rachel,”Issue #185, Reviews,Geoff Hippenstiel, Devin Borden Gallery,” be good,3/9/12

Hooper, Rachel, “Abstraction Packed,”, 2/19/12

Boyd, Robert, “Geoff Hippenstiel at Devin Borden,” The Great God Pan is Dead, 1/24/12

Deliso, Meredith, “In Geoff Hippenstiel’s New Show, Paint Reigns Supreme,”Houston Press, 1/17/12 

Davenport, Bill, “2012 Spring Preview, Houston,”, 1/3/12


Britt, Douglas, “Abstraction Expressionism Refreshed, Seductive Power,”Houston Chronicle, 3/25/11 

• Britt, Douglas, “Geoff Hippenstiel and Shane Tolbert Breathe New Life Into an old Style,”Art 29/95, 3/17/11

• Anspon, D., Catherine, “Art Kaboom,” Paper City, 12/12/11


• “Trifecta Perfecta”,, 8/1/10

• Buckland, Suzanne, “Interpretations, Translations, Transactions,”, 5/26/10

• “Interpretations, Translations, Transactions,”, 5/22/10 

• “2010 School of Art Master Thesis Exhibition,”, 3/25/10 

• Hooper, Rachel, “2010 School of Art Masters Thesis Exhibition,” Blaffer Art Museum, 3/27/10