Born in Wiesbaden in 1965.

Lives and works in Köln and Prato, Italy

 

Education

1985 Egyptology, Archeology, Classics and History at the University of Bonn

1986 Art Education and German studies at the University of Mainz

1993 First teaching examination for the Gymnasium

1994 Fine Art studies with Jannis Kounellis at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

1996 Master student with Jannis Kounellis

 

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

2023

Symmetrien des Sachten, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck
π· r2 werden, Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste, Düsseldorf

 

2022

Das Gewicht der Linie, Galerie Werner Klein, Cologne
Fastening oneself in the moment, Taguchi Fine Art, Tokyo
Das Gewicht der Linie, Objekte und Papierarbeiten Galerie Werner Klein, Cologne
New Works, Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Brussels
House of Art, Contemporary Art and Architecture Gallery, České Budějovice

2021

Arbeiten von Christiane Löhr und Louis Soutter, Galerie Dierking, Zurich
Ordnung der Wildnis, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin

2020

Incontri sensibili, Museo Capodimonte, Naples
Studio Trisorio, Naples
movimenti circolari, Galleria San Fedele, Milan

2019

Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens
Tucci Russo Studio per l’Arte Contemporanea, Torre Pellice/Turin
12 prints, Taguchi Fine Art, Tokyo
Galerie Werner Klein, Köln

2018

attrazione, Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden / Cragg Foundation, Wuppertal
diffuse, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York

2017

nodi e snodi, Tucci Russo Studio per l’Arte Contemporanea Chambres d’Art, Turin
opus, Wooson Gallery, Daegu, South Korea
crescendo, Taguchi Fine Art, Tokyo

2016

Premio Pino Pascali 2016, Fondazione Museo Pino Pascali, Polignano a Mare
Densen – Disperse, Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens, Spilsby, Lincolnshire UK
Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel/Muttenz
Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Brussels (with Mario Airò)

2015

displuvio, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York
lined, Taguchi Fine Art, Tokyo
encircling the orbit, Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
Galerie Werner Klein, Köln

2014

Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens
Tucci Russo Studio per l’Arte Contemporanea, Torre Pellice/Turin
permeabile, Kunst- und Kulturstiftung Opelvillen Rüsselsheim
línies contínues, Blueproject Foundacion, Barcelona

2013

Jason McCoy Gallery, New York
Taguchi Fine Art, Tokyo

2012

Jason McCoy Gallery, New York

2011

vertikal, Galerie Werner Klein, Köln
HerderRaum für Kunst, Köln

2010

dilatare lo spazio, Galleria Oredaria, Rome
dividere il vuoto, Villa e Collezione Panza, Varese

2009

sortint de l’embull, Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, Palma de Mallorca

2008

Galleria Salvatore + Caroline Ala, Milan

2007

CDAN Centro di Arte y Naturaleza, Huesca
Gallery A-quad, Takenaka Corporation, Tokyo

2006

sculture, PIAC Piattaforma Internazionale Arte Contemporanea, Ragusa

2005

Heidelberger Kunstverein
Kunstverein Ludwigshafen
Kunstverein Arnsberg
Galleria Salvatore + Caroline Ala, Milan

2004

Galerie Werner Klein, Köln
Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome
Tendersi dentro – stretching towards the inside, Fattoria di Celle,
Gori Collection, Pistoia

2003

Salone Villa Romana, Florence
Hancock Museum, Newcastle, project by Locus+
Galleria Salvatore + Caroline Ala, Milan
Wie die Dinge den Raum berühren, Kunstmuseum Bonn
Christiane Löhr / Sofi Zezmer, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden

2002

Kunstverein Münsterland, Coesfeld

2001

Un lavoro: un’opera, un’istallazione di Christiane Löhr una poesia di Nico Orengo, già
VIA NUOVA per l’Arte contemporanea, Florence

2000

artothek, Köln
Camera Oscura, San Casciano dei Bagni

1999

Galleria Salvatore + Caroline Ala, Milan
Galerie Hafemann, Wiesbaden
Forum Kunst, Rottweil

 

1998

Objekte, Studentisches Kulturzentrum, Belgrade

 

1997

Das Übergewicht des Kleinen, Mittelrhein-Museum Koblenz

Objekt und Zeichnung, Kunstverein Trier

 

1996

Objekte und Installationen, Galerie Brückenturm, Mainz

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

 

2022

Ex natura, Villa e Collezione Panza, Varese
Ganesha and his heavenly friends, Galerie Dierking, Zurigo
Open book, Tucci Russo Studio per l’Arte Contemporanea, Torre Pellice/Torino Reggia di Caserta
Weeds & spores, Alexandre Gallery, New York
Edith Stein. Losing by Winning, Museum Stift Stams, Tirol
Medium Zeichnung, Kunstsammlung Gera & Kunstverein Gera e.V
Studio Trisorio, Capri

2021

Map and Territory. Environmental Art from the Panza Collection, Galerie Hauser & Wirth, St. Moritz
Inventing Nature. Pflanzen in der Kunst, Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe
La face autre de l’autre face, Fondazione Mudima, Milan

2020

Erodet Landscape, Musée d’art contemporain de la Haute-Vienne / Chateau de Rochechouart, Rochechouarth
freshtest, Kunstverein-Koelnberg e.V., Köln
2000 – 2020, 20 Jahre Galerie Werner Klein, Galerie Werner Klein, Köln
La face autre de l’autre face, MUC Musée Municipal Urbain Cabrol, Villefranche-de-Rouerge
Sense of wonders: into another garden, Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka
Linie Line Linea: Contemporary Drawing, Milli Reasürans Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul

2019

Kunst als Argument, Kunstverein Bamberg, Bamberg
The ground we have in common, Gallerie delle Prigioni /Fondazione Benetton, Treviso Gallerie delle Prigioni – Imago Mundi I Luciano Benetton Collection, Treviso
Rudolph-Scharpf-Galerie, Ludwigshafen
Vetrine di Libertà – la libreria delle donne di Milano, ieri, oggi, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan
Group Show, Bernier/ Eliades Gallery, Athens

 

2018

Sexy & Cool. Minimal goes emotional, Kunsthalle Tübingen, Tübingen

Formen der Natur: Pure Nature Art, Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden-Rot

Rainbow, Tucci Russo Studio per l’Arte Contemporanea, Torre Pellice/Turin

 

2017

Pure Nature Art. Naturmaterialien in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Museum Kunst der

Westküste, Föhr

Ausstellungshaus Daniel Spoerri, Hadersdorf, Austria

De Nature en Sculpture, Fondation Villa Datris, L’Isle-sur-la Sorge

Metamorfosi. Uno sguardo alla scultura contemporanea, Museo d’Arte Mendrisio,

Mendrisio

La materia della forma. Collezione Panza di Biumo, MART Museo di Arte Moderna e

Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto

Linie Line Linea, Contemporary drawing, ifa (institut for foreign affairs) in

coorperation with the German Ambassy, Hanoi, Vietnam

Chaosmos 5: To View a World within a Grain of Sand, Sakura City Museum of Art,

Sakura

Natur(en), Neuer Kunstverein Giessen

Entangled. Threads and Making. Turner Contemporary, Margate

 

2016

altri tempi, altri miti – 16a Quadriennale d’arte, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome

hopes of paradise, Galerie m, Bochum

urban mining / rigenerazioni urbane, XXV. Edition National Award Visual Arts,

Museo MAGA, Gallarate

Linie Line Linea, Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi, Wellington, New Zealand

works on paper, Taguchi Fine Art, Tokyo

 

2015

The Human Condition, National Centre for Contemporary Arts NCCA, Moscow

Au rendez-vous des amis, Fondazione Palazzo Albizzini Collezione Burri,

Città di Castello

Ich bin eine Pflanze. Naturprozesse in der Kunst, Kunstmuseum Ravensburg

in situ, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York

SpaceLiner, ARTER Sanat için Alan-Space for Art, Istanbul

 

2014

lifescape, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo

6. Biennale der Zeichnung, Kunstverein Eislingen

about sculpture #2, Galerie Rolando Anselmi, Berlin

International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

 

2013

Tucci Russo Studio per l’Arte Contemporanea, Torre Pellice

Recent acquisitions, Morgan Library, New York

Autoritratti. Iscrizioni del femminile nell’arte italiana contemporanea, MAMbo Museo

d’Arte Moderna di Bologna

La magnifica ossessione, MART Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di

Trento e Rovereto

Linie Line Linea, Dibujo contemporáneo alemán, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de

Quito, Ecuador / Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, Bogota / Museo Nacional de

Arte, La Paz, Bolivia

 

2012

RegardBenin, Biennale Benin, Imprimerie Nationale, Porto Novo

Drawing, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas

Tra natura e spirito, Centro San Fedele, Milan

Paper Space, Drawings by Sculptors, Inman Gallery, Houston

Paper band, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York

Die Eroberung der Wand. Nazarenerfresken im Blick der Gegenwart.

Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen

Alles Linie | Material und Zeichnung, Galerie Werner Klein, Köln

 

2011

Schnittstelle | Muster, Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn

Spaceship earth, Centre of Contemporary Art in Torun, Poland

Linie Line Linea, Dibujo contemporáneo alemán, Centro Cultural Caja Real de

Universidad Autonoma, San Luis Potosì, Mexico / Instituto Cultural Cabañas,

Guadalajara, Mexico / Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo

 

2010

Galaxy & Cosmos, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York

Raum der Stille, Shi Fang Fine Art, Düsseldorf

Terre vulnerabili, HangarBicocca, Milan

Trasparenze, MACRO Future, Rome, MADRE, Naples

paperwork, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt

Dead or Alive, Museum of Arts and Design, New York

State of Mind, Panza Collection, Lucca Center of Contemporary Art

The Environment and the Future, Women and Art Biennal, Sharjah Art Museum,

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Linie Line Linea, Contemporary Drawing, Kunstmuseum Bonn

Miradas singulares. Voces plurales, Palacio Provincial de le Diputacion de Cadiz

 

2009

Ferne Nähe, Kunstmuseum Bonn

green platform, CCCS Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Palazzo Strozzi,

Florence

Patterns In Nature, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt

Patterns in Nature, Städtische Galerie Neunkirchen

 

2008

Incantamenti, il MAN all’isola delle storie, Gavoi

micro-narratives, Museé d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne

pay attention please, 26cc, Rome

 

2007

Stipendiatinnen und Stipendiaten der Stiftung Vordemberge-Gildewart, Museum

Wiesbaden

statement, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt

Sommer, Sonne, Mond und Sterne, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Mannheim

Arte in Memoria 4, Ostia Antica/Rome

 

2006

Einblicke IV, Arbeiten auf Papier, Galerie Witzel, Wiesbaden

Uscita Pistoia, Pistoia

XII Biennale Internazionale di Scultura, Carrara

Polemos.The work of Art: conflict and resolution, Forte di Gavi, Gavi

 

2005

Petits Fours, Comme ci Comme ça II, Köln

scultura leggera/light sculpture, 503 mulino, Vicenza

 

2004

Settlements, Cabinet des Dessins, Museé d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne

Métropole

Schöne Aussicht, Stiftung Schloss und Park Benrath

Ins Licht gerückt – Aus der Grafischen Sammlung, Kunstmuseum Bonn

 

2003

Grande segno cantato, Palazzo Ducale, Gubbio

Il racconto del filo. Cucito e ricamo nell’arte contemporanea, MART Museo di Arte

Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto

 

2002

Illumination, Marvelli Gallery, New York

Basics, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern

Continuità. Magnete/Magnet. Foreign artists in Tuscany in the second half of the

twentieth century, Fattoria di Celle, Gori Collection, Pistoia

Paradiso perduto / Paradise lost, Palazzo dell’Arengo, Rimini

40 Jahre: Fluxus und die Folgen, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden

 

2001

49° Biennale di Venezia, Arsenale

L’Immagine, la parola, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato

Real Presence, Belgrade

Camp, Leire, Denmark

 

1999

Fondazione Il Giardino di Daniel Spoerri, Seggiano, Italy

Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

The Secret Life of Plants, Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf

 

1998

Eingemacht, students of the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Frauenmuseum Bonn

 

1997

Galerie S, Aachen

15 + 15, Cultural Capital of Europe 1997, Thessaloniki

BASIS, Museum Insel Hombroich Raketenstation, Neuss

Klasse Kounellis, Museum der Modernen Kunst, Belgrade

Claus Brunsmann, Brigitte Dams, Ursula Habermacher, Bärbel Schulte

Kellinghaus, Christiane Löhr, Sandra Voets, Galleria Salvatore + Caroline Ala,

Milan

 

1996

FIELD, Künstlerforum, Bonn

Klasse Kounellis, Königliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Den Haag

Junge Rheinland-pfälzer Künstlerinnen und Künstler, Kunstverein Ludwigshafen,

Europäische Akademie Trier und Galerie Mennonitenkirche, Neuwied

 

Grants and Awards

2020
Member of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Arts
2018
grant award, The Shifting Foundation, California2018

2016
Premio Pino Pascali Award, Fondazione Museo Pino Pascali, Polignano a Mare
XXV edizione Premio Nazionale Arti Visive Città di Gallarate
Arte: Sostantivo Femminile, GNAM Galleria Nazionale di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Roma

2009
Residency CCA Andratx, Mallorca

2006
Kunststiftung NRW scholarship recipient, Art Foundation North Rhine-Westphalia

2002
Warhol Grant, Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco

2001
Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler Foundation prize recipient, Rockenhausen

2000
DAAD grant recipient for travel in India
Cité Internationale des Arts grant and studio recipient, Paris

1997
Vordemberge-Gildewart Foundation grant recipient, Museum Wiesbaden

1996
University of Mainz grant recipient
Rhineland-Palatinate federal grant recipient

1995
Heinrich Böll Foundation study grant recipient

1993
City of Mainz study grant for the Summer Academy in Salzburg