2021
McArthur, Roshan, Pandemic Paintings by Esther Pearl Watson, boutique-homes.com, 22 January 2021
Recinos, Eva, Esther Pearl Watson Channels Strange Pandemic Life in 100 Paintings, hyperallergic.com, 12 January 2021
–––, New York Frieze Viewing Room hangs works by Iranian artists, tehrantimes.com, 8 May 2021

2020
Cheh, Carol, ‘Hindsight Is 2020’ Offers Visceral (Not Virtual) Art Experiences in a Box, kcet.org, 16 December 2020
Guo, Kitty, Creators share exclusive projects at live magazine show, dailytrojan.com, 10 February 2020Kleon, Austin, Drawings from Pop-Up Magazine, austinkleon.com, 25 February 2020
Kozma, Marissa, A Pop-Up Magazine Show Is Coming to Denver to Report the News Through Art, Music and Film, 303magazine.com, 31 January 2020
Leckert, Oriana, The Best Things To Do In NYC This Week, From A Vinegar Valentine’s Dinner To Sexy History, Gothamist.com, 10 February 2020
Nys Dambrot, Shana, Esther Pearl Watson Paints the Pandemic’s Daily Strangeness, laweekly.com, 10 December 2020
Nys Dambrot, Shana, Protest, Politics, and Pandemic: L.A. Weekly Arts Year in Review, laweekly.com, 29 December 2020
Watson, Esther Pearl, An Artist Captures 4 Months of Sidewalk Chalk Drawings, nytimes.com, 18 July 2020
Zellen, Jody, Esther Pearl Watson: ‘Safer at Home: Pandemic Paintings’, artnowla.com, 24 December 2020
––––, Pop-Up Magazine’s Winter 2020 Issue, bam.org, January 2020.
––––, Goodnight, Atlanta!, popupmagazine.com, 20 February 2020.

2019
Drambot, Shana Nys. "ART PICK: THE POST-IT SHOW," LA Weekly, December 6 
"Esther Pearl Watson, Mothership, 2019," Elephant, September 4 
"Esther Pearl Watson: Mothership," Time Out London, September 18 
Biswas, Allie. "Esther Pearl Watson – interview: ‘I really search out moments of awkward humour’" Studio International, September 16 
Dawson, Aimee and Ellie Lace, Kabir Jhala. "Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend," Art Newspaper, September 6 
Brady, Anna and Margaret Carrigan. "Private view: must-see gallery shows opening in September," Art Newspaper, September 4 
Zara, Janelle. "‘Everything Feels More Intimate’: Felix LA Brings New Life to Art-Fair Circuit," ArtNews, February 15 
Freeman, Nate. "The Future of Art Fairs Is in a Hotel on Hollywood Boulevard," February 15 
Remenchik, Jennifer. "Placing Art in Hotel Rooms Can Yield Genuinely Surprising Results," Hyperallergic, February 16 
Smith, Roberta. "What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week," New York Times, January 8 
Womack, Catherine. "The assignment: Design a poster that dispels America's myths about immigrants," Los Angeles Times, December 24

2018 
–––, Top 5, April 14, 1561-Andrew Edlin Gallery, December 15, 2018.
Miranda, Carolina A, Datebook: Esther Pearl Watson, “Tire Universe,” at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, latimes.com, June 21, 2018.
Remenchik, Jennifer, A Painter Illustrates the Charm and Tragedy of the American Dream, hyperallergic.com, 9 July, 2018.

2017
Sims, Tricia, Esther Pearl Watson Has Few Family Photos, So She Paints Her Memories Instead, 25 October, 2017.

2016
LA Weekly, “5 Shows to See in L.A. This Week,” by Catherine Wagley, June 22
ArtNews, “Inside Los Angeles’s Oddball Underground Art Scene” by Henri Neuendorf, July 7
Whitehot Magazine, “Dumpster Diving with Dad on Galactic Plains: Esther Pearl Watson at Gregorio Escalante Gallery,” by Megan Abrahams, July
The Dallas Morning News, “The Amon Carter amps up in 2015” by Rick Brettell, August 5

2015
Robinson, Gaile, Commentary: Texas artist Esther Pearl Watson Brings the Outsiders IN, star-telegram.com,
15 July, 2015
Simek, Peter, Outside Herself: How Esther Pearl Watson Brings Imagination to the Banal, dmagazine.com, 4 May, 2015.
Bothwell, Anne, Enjoying Awkward Moments with Esther Pearl Watson, artandseek.org, 26 May, 2015

2014
Lemke, Meg, "Dear Diary: An Interview with Esther Pearl Watson," The Paris Review (web), June 20 
Simek, Peter, "This Week’s 5 Best Art Gallery Openings and Events," D Magazine (web), May 28

2012 
Laughlin, Jamie, "Puppets And Spaceships Invade Waxahachie," Dallas Observer (web), November 15 
Morgan, Kendall, "Wacky and whimsical works from Miss Pussycat and Esther Pearl Watson invade Webb Gallery," Culture Map Dalllas (web), November 16 
Farr, Kristin, "Esther Pearl Watson," Juxtapoz, February

2011 
Hudgens, Christopher, "Episode 323: Esther Pearl Watson," Badatsports (web), November 7

2010 
Farr, Kristin, "Big Dreams: Esther Pearl Watson at Sandra Lee Gallery," KQED Arts (web), June 11 
Enholm, Molly, "Esther Pearl Watson," art ltd. (web), July 10 
O'Toole, Meighan, "Esther Pearl Watson: Space is the Place," My Love For You (web), February 18

2009 
Weeks, Jerome, "Flying Saucers, Teen Angst and Esther Pearl Watson," Art and Seek (web), August 11 
Schroeder, Audra, "Building Spaceships in the Yard, Austin Chronicle (web), June 12 
Hamada, Jeff, "Esther Pearl Watson," Booooooom (web), February 272007 
Gray, Emma, "L.A Confidential," Artnet (web), January




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Culture Map
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badatsports
11/2011

KQED Arts
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art ltd. Magazine
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my love for you
2/2010

KERA television
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The Austin Chronicle
6/2009

booooooom
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