Biography

 

born Munich, Germany 

 

lives and works in Berlin

 

1992-1997      Städelschule Frankfurt am Main, Germany with Jörg Immendorff, Christa Näher, Thomas Bayrle

1995           École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France (Erasmus Grant)

1997           Meisterschülerin von (Master Student of) Thomas Bayrle

1997           Skowhegan Summer Residency Program, Maine, USA (Full Scholarship)

1999           DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) - Year Stipend

  • 1999-2002      Hunter College, New York City, USA (Master of Fine Arts)

1998-2009      lived in New York City and Brooklyn, New York

 

 

 

Collections

 

MoMA (Museum of Modern Art),New York City, USA

http://www.moma.org/collection/artist.php?artist_id=28802

Deutsche Bank Collection

Olbricht Collection

International private collections

 

 

 

Exhibitions

 

Solo Shows

2017

Punktlandung (with Damien Hirst), Galerie 21.06, Ravensburg, Germany

Hello Color, Gilla Lörcher I Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

 

2016          

It´s already there, One-single-artwork-show, Gilla Lörcher I Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

 

2015

US Paintings, Gilla Lörcher I Contemporary Art, Location 1, Berlin, Germany

US Paintings, Gilla Lörcher I Contemporary Art, Location 2, Berlin, Germany

Spiral, Square and Dickie-Bow, Wolfstädter Galerie, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2013

Magic Every Day, Gilla Lörcher I Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

To Queen Luise & Young-Wilhelm, Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin, Germany

 

2012

Chocanaub (with Eva Schwab), Phoenix BB, Berlin, Germany

 

2011

Bettina Sellmann @ Kaisersaal, ISI/Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany      

Templeloch Space Clearing, Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin, Germany

 

2008-2009            

Taina, cosmogeny, make your own paper dragon, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY, USA

 

2007

Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen, Germany

 

2006         

Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY, USA

 

2004         

Armor & Etiquette, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Drawings, Derek Eller Gallery, Project Space, New York, NY, USA

 

2003

Catalogue Presentation, Micky Schubert presents @ bureau outernational, Berlin, Germany

How Do You Like: The World Is Dreaming You, Galerie Beate Kollmeier, Essen, Germany

 

2001

LULU, Galerie Beate Kollmeier, Essen, Germany

 

2000

Galerie Beate Kollmeier, Essen, Germany

 

 

 

Group Shows

 

2017         

Farbauftrag, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany

Painting XX, Kunsthalle der Sparkassenstiftung, Lüneburg, Germany

Berlin–Klondyke, UGM Studio, Maribor, Slovenia

Under Influence, Galerie Dukan, Leipzig, Germany

 

2016         

Animalism, Galerie Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck, Austria

Alptraum, RAE space for contemporary art, Berlin, Germany

Blanke Teile, Schaufenster, Berlin, Germany

 

2015

1. Berlin Edition, Salon Dahlmann, Berlin

Into the Neon Light, Kreuzberg Pavillion, Berlin

Works in White, Schaufenster, Berlin 

Navigare necesse est, Schaufenster, Berlin 

Kasablanka, Rumbalotte, Berlin

 

2014

Berlin–Klondyke – Die Leipziger Edition, Wiensowski & Harbord, Berlin, Germany

Alptraum, Salon de Lirio, Goa, India

Helloween, The Idling Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Painting Was A Lady, Wonderloch Kellerland, New York City, USA

Romantica, Emotional Rescue Shows, Berlin, Germany

Alte Sachlichkeit, Emotional Rescue Shows, Berlin, Germany

Video Screening, Gilla Lörcher I Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

Artists and Merchandising, Das Kunstbüro, Aarhus, Denmark

Alptraum, Umetnostna Galerija Maribor, Slovenia

Unknown Masterpieces, Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin, Germany

 

2013

Pophits & Alptraum, Artspace RheinMain, Offenbach

Heike Kelter, René Luckhardt, Bettina Sellmann, Galerie Kollmeier, Essen, Germany

Imaginäre Lösungen – In diesem Sinne III, Munikat, München, Germany

Imaginäre Lösungen – In diesem Sinne I, Kosmetiksalon Babette, Berlin, Germany

Berlin–Klondyke, Hipphalle, Gmunden, Österreich

The Fantastic Painting Show, 547 W 27th St, New York, NY, USA

Berlin–Klondyke, Spinnerei Leipzig, Germany

Gegenwart, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Alptraum, Projektraum Balken, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

 

2012

Everywhere and Nowhere, Works from the Collection Reydan Weiss - Kunsthaus Villa Jauss, Oberstdorf, Germany

Alptraum, Green Papaya Art Project, Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Manila

Painting Was A Lady, Vienna Art Foundation, Kunstraum am Schauplatz, Vienna, Austria

Painting Was A Lady, Kreuzbergpavillion, Kassel, Germany

Painting Was A Lady, Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin, Germany

Artists Merchandising Art, 8. Salon, Hamburg, Germany

Artists Merchandising Art, Atelier Reflexe, Paris, France

Miniature, Kosmetiksalon Babette, Berlin, Germany

Artists Merchandising Art, What The Shop, Vienna, Austria

Artists Merchandising Art, Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin, Germany

 

2011

Gästezimmer, Atelierfrankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

Grandmother Bodhisattva, Galerie Seiler, Munich, Germany

Soiree Matinee, Wonderloch Kellerland, Los Angeles, USA

The Magic Sexy Templeloch of Wonderspirit, Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin, Germany

 

2010

Dirty Light, Forgotten Bar, Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Berlin, Germany

Talk Show, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY, USA

 

2009

Glam Shackle & Spice, SATORI Gallery, New York, NY, USA

The Golden Record, g39 Gallery, Cardiff, UK

The Golden Record, The Collection, The Lincoln, Lincoln, UK

Drawn, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Figuratively Seeing, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, USA

Tales of Wonder and Woe, Castle Gallery, New Rochelle, NY, USA

 

2008  

Nada Art Fair, Miami, FL, USA

My Generation, Kunstverein Familie Montez, Frankfurt/Main, Germany      

Jahrgang Rausch, atelierfrankfurt, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Summer Group Exhibition, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY, USA

The Golden Record, The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

Forms of Figuration, cur. by Dinaburg Arts, Clifford Chance, New York, NY, USA

 

2007         

Betonwurst und andere Teamgeister, After the Butcher, Berlin, Germany

 

2006         

Nada Art Fair, Miami, FL, USA

Flicker, University Art Museum, Albany, NY, USA

 

2005         

Hello Sunday, Sixtyseven Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Honeymoon with Romeo, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel, Switzerland

Lolita, AG Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Hope Auction, Gavin Brown Passerby, New York, NY, USA

 

2004         

Under the Sun, Greener Pastures Gallery, Toronto, Canada

 

2003         

Drawings, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Girls Gone Wild, Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY, USA

 

2002         

Summer 2002, Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York, NY, USA

 

2001         

Groupshow, American Fine Arts, New York, NY, USA

 

2000         

Bi-Virtue, Star 67, Brooklyn, NY, USA

 

1996         

Klubhaus, curated by Kasper König, Allianz-Versicherung, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

 

 

 

 

Teaching

 

 

2017          Schwabenakademie Irsee

2010-present  kinderKUNSTmagistrale e.V. Berlin

2014          Schwabenakademie Irsee

2003          State University of New York at Oswego