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

1997                    Meisterschülerin von (Master Student of) Thomas Bayrle

1997                    Skowhegan Summer Residency Program, Maine, USA

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

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

2019                    Certified Translator English–German (Staatlich geprüfte Übersetzerin)

Collections

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

Deutsche Bank Collection

Olbricht Collection

Oberfinanzdirektion Frankfurt am Main

International private collections

Grants

1995           Erasmus Grant for Paris

1997           Skowhegan Summer Residency Program, Maine, USA (full scholarship)

1999           DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) – Year Grant

2020          Sonderstipendium des Berliner Senats (Special Grant by the Senate of Berlin)

Solo Shows

2020

Easymagic123 (with Julia Jansen), Baustelle Schaustelle Essen, Germany

Easymagic123 (with Julia Jansen), Baustelle Schaustelle Düsseldorf, Germany

2019

Glam magic manufactoray (with René Luckhardt), Oberfinanzdirektion, Frankfurt/Main, Germany (Catalogue)

2018

Dia-Ikone (with René Luckhardt), Weißfrauen Diakoniekirche, Frankfurt/Main, Germany 

2017

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

Hello Color, Gilla Lörcher I Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany (Catalogue)

2016

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

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/Main, Germany

2013

Magic Every Day, Gilla Lörcher I Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany (Catalogue)

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

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 (Catalogue)

2001

LULU, Galerie Beate Kollmeier, Essen, Germany

2000

Galerie Beate Kollmeier, Essen, Germany

1996

Sleeping Beauty, Looking at the Stars, Praying for Protection, Galerie Fruchtig, Frankfurt, Germany

Group Shows

2020

Sweet Nothing Sweet, Kunstverein KISS, Abtsgmünd-Untergröningen, Germany (Catalogue)

(No)body is perfect, Galerie 21.06, Ravensburg, Germany

Alptraum, TAM Torrance Art Museum, California, USA

2019

Voix, Museum of Fine Arts (MdbK), Leipzig, Germany (Catalogue)

Paint: The Seen, the Unseen and the Imagined, Messums Wiltshire, Tisbury, UK

Alptraum, La Estacion Gallery, Chihuahua, Mexico

2018

AIM Project, Parallel Art Fair Vienna, Austria

Die Jahrhundert-Bar, Projektraum Ventilator, Berlin, Germany

8 Frauen, Galerie 21.06, Ravensburg, Germany

Zündung, Turps Gallery, London, UK

Das Schöne Zimmer, Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin, Germany

Painting XXL, Ausstellungshalle 1A, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Painting XXL, Galerie Leuenroth, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

2017

Farbauftrag, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany (Catalogue)

Painting XX, Kunsthalle der Sparkassenstiftung, Lüneburg, Germany (Catalogue)

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

WORK