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*born 1976, Rudolstadt/Germany  
   
Education  
since 2013 teaching assignement at Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden
2006-2008 Meisterschüler(MA), Prof. Monika Brandmeier
2003-2004 Faculdade das Belas Artes, Porto, Portugal
2000-2006 Fine Arts at HfBK Dresden, in the sculpture class of M. Brandmeier
1997-2000 studies of Applied Arts, wood carving
   
Grants  
   
2003 Erasmusgrant
2004 Leonardogrant
2005 Sculpture Award Wehlen, 2. Prize
2009 Nominee/Participant of the 5th "Transnaturale"
2010 Nominated for the Grant "Märkisches Stipendium" and the "Office Experts Award"
2011 Nominated for the Funkhaus Art Prize 2011/Sculpture
  Nominated for Kunstpreis Junger Westen 2011/Sculpture
2012 Projectgrant for Sculpture Workshop Malmö/Sweden, awarded by Künstlerhaus Lukas and das Land Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
  Boesner Art Award 2012/2nd Prize
   
Exhibitions  
   
   
2015

PS Project Space, Amsterdam, NL(G) tba.

"superficial" with S. Menzke, Galerie Kristine Haman, Wismar(S)

„The ebony tower“, Galerie Nouvelles Images, Den Haag, NL(G)

„Polyvalenz“, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin(G)

Kunstverein Willigrad, with S. Menzke and Ulf Rickmann(G)

„Moabit mashup“, Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin(G)

„les miniatures“, Codes Berlin, Berlin(G)

„Grand finale“Ladyfitness, Berlin(G)

2014

"HEART CHOR", with Marc Jung,Kunsthaus Erfurt(S)

"amorph, polymorph, metamorph", Gallery Emmanuel Post, Berlin(G)

"unio mystica", Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin(G)

„dutch courage“ , Neukölln Arcaden, Berlin)G)

„Djungle of sculptures“, Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin(G)

This Is Circus, aliseoartprojects, Gengenbach(G, C)

2013

"aaab", Parrotta Contemporary, Berlin(G)

"Mixed Signals II", Kunstverein Ulm(G, C)

"Mixed Signals I", Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin(G, C)

"Festival Industriada", with R. Deelen, Zabre/Katowice, PL

"Extraschicht", Alter Zollverein Essen with R. Deelen

"Retiro do Leáo", S.T.O.R.E., Dresden(S)

REH Kunst, Berlin(G)

".", Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin(G)

2012

"Amateur Standard"Kunstpavillon Innsbruck, AUS(S)

"TERRA BLIZZA", Gallery B2, Leipzig, with Bastian Muhr(S)

"Boesner Art Award", Städtisches Museum Witten(G, C)

"Form from Function", REH Kunst, Berlin, curated by Christopher Sage(G)

"Sorry Eva", Galerie Herrmann Breker, Kassel, with P. Farzar(S)

Gallery Lifebomb, Leipzig(G)

"Cliffhanger", Minken und Palme, Berlin(G)

"Potenzial", Gallery Rothamel, Erfurt(G)

 

2011

Kunstpreis Junger Westen 2011/Sculpture, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen(G,C)

Kunsthof Jena(G)

Berliner Kunstsalon(G,C)

"SchwarzRotGelb", De Fabriek, Eindhoven, NL(G)

Funkhaus Berlin, Nominees for the Sculpture Art Prize 2011(G)

Tape Modern, Berlin(G)

"Defilècour Ekstra", Runde Ecke/Motorenhalle, Dresden(G)

Gallery "Die Schöne Stadt", Halle(G)

 

2010

Gallery "Oel-Früh", Hamburg(G) 5th Anniversary

"Städtische Galerie" Iserlohn, Nominees for the grant "Märkisches Stipendium 2011"(G)

"Kopf an Kopf", "Galerie Mitte", Dresden(G)

"Dresden deine Musennester", Gallery Rothamel, Erfurt(G)

Art Amsterdam

"Black Matters", Gallery Marthouse, Amsterdam(S)

 

2009

"H E N K", Gallery "Oel-Früh", Hamburg(S)

5th "TransNATURALE", light and sound Festival(G)

Westerdok Amsterdam(G)

 

2008

"H E N K", Gallery Doppel DE, Dresden(S)

"Mandy", Gallery Plan D, Düsseldorf(G)

"Okrilla", Gallery Mandy, Leipzig(S)

"Go", Gallery Mandy, Leipzig(G)

 

2007

"Sail", Gallery Mandy, Leipzig(G)

"Reizen", Gallery Rothamel, Frankfurt a. M.(G)

"Preview", Gallery Mandy, Leipzig(G)

Kunstsalon Berlin

"Christian Henkel", Gallery Gerken, Berlin(S)

"Art Figura", Castle Schwarzenberg(G, C)

2006

"Brandklassemeier", Künstlerhaus Dortmund(G, C)

Finalshow(Diploma), HfBK Dresden(G, C)

"Im Nu", Gallery Doppel DE, Dresden(G)

2005 "Equiep Spaxxx", Gallery Doppel DE(G)
2004 Casa Fernando Pesoa, Porto, Portugal(G, C)