Charlotta Westergren was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and lives in Brooklyn with her son Alec and her husband Mark. She studied architecture and worked in the field in San Francisco and NYC. Her first exhibition was in 2002 at the Dee Glasoe Gallery in New York. Since then, she’s shown at Mary Goldman Gallery, Bellwether Gallery, Arin Contemporary, and Patrick Painter.
She has been in museum shows at the Knoxville Museum of Art, Santa Barbara Contemporary Art Forum, and the Fort Worth Modern. Her work has been reviewed and featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Los Angeles Times, Dagens Nyheter, Art in America, The Paris Review, Harper’s Bazaar, Modern painters, ART PAPERS among many others. She directs her own art school in New York City, Downtown Painting.