biography

Born in Wiesbaden in 1965.
Lives and works in Köln, Germany 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
1994 – 1997 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
1996 Master student with Jannis Kounellis
Grants and Awards
2016 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
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
Solo Exhibitions (selection)
2017 opus, Wooson Gallery, Daegu, 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 Tucci Russo Studio per l'Arte Contemporanea, Torre Pellice/Turin
permeabile, Kunst- und Kulturstiftung Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim
Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens
línies contínues, Blueproject Foundation, 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, Belgrad
1997 Das Übergewicht des Kleinen, Mittelrhein-Museum Koblenz
Objekt und Zeichnung, Kunstverein Trier
1996 Objekte und Installationen, Galerie Brückenturm, Mainz
Group Exhibitions (selection)
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 CH
Collezione Panza di Biumo. La materia della forma. 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 Embassy Hanoi, Vietnam
Chaosmos 5: To View a World within a Grain of Sand, Sakura City Museum of Art, Sakura
Naturen, 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, 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 Biennale der Zeichnung, Kunstverein Eislingen
lifescape, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo
First International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
About Sculpture #2, Galerie Rolando Anselmi, Berlin
2013 Tucci Russo Studio per l'Arte Contemporanea, Torre Pellice
Autoritratti, 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/West Africa
Drawing, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas
Tra natura e spirito, Panza Collection, 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
Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler Stiftung, Rockenhausen
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
pay attention please, 26cc, Rome
micro-narratives, Musée d'Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne
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
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
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