1966 Born Mannheim, Germany
1987-90 Holzbildhauerin, Garmisch – Partenkirchen, Bavaria
1990-98 Staatliche Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, Germany
Lives and works in Düsseldorf

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Pedro Cera, Lisbon
Skulpturenhalle, Thomas Schütte Foundation, Holzheim, Germany
2016 Gerhardsen Gerner, Oslo
Kabinettstück, Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch, Donaueschingen, Germany (curated by Moritz Wesseler)
2015 Glory Hole, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria
Roots of a Dream, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy 
Bois Dormant, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels
2014 Sadie Coles HQ, London
2013 Krummer Hund, Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany
Krummer Hund, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
Unfired, CAPRI, Düsseldorf, Germany
2012 Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany (with Rosemary Trockel)
Sadie Coles HQ, London
2011 Spirits of My Flesh, Chapter, Cardiff, UK
2010 Lebenslust und Totentanz, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria
2009 Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2008 Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Bumped Body, Kunsthalle Wien project space, Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria
2007 Sadie Coles HQ, London
2006 Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2005 Chor, Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
Sadie Coles HQ, London
2004 Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
2003 Stubai – Frau, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Gemany
2002 Big Trip, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany
Castello di Rivara, Turin, Italy
Kunstraum Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Tirol, Austria
2001 Bremerhavenstipendium, Kabinett fur aktuelle Kunst, Kunstverein Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany
2000 Paloma Caberet (in cooperation with Alexander Jasch), Adelin Morlon Art Direction, Düsseldorf, Germany
Demut, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany
1999 Collection Ackermans, Xanten, Germany
1998 Wilde Leute, Galerie Bochynek, Düsseldorf, Germany

Group Exhibitions

2017 Dreamers Awake, White Cube, London
EDITION 12-21, me Collectors Room Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin
Lucas Cranach the Elder, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Luther and the Avantgarde, Wittenberg, Germany
Untitled, Gehardsen Gerner, Oslo
2016 NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, National Museum of Women in the Art, Washington DC
Revolt of the Sage, Blain Southern, London
Behind the curtain. Concealment and Revelation since the Renaissance, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
The Distance of a Day – New in Contemporary Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Sulta Croce – Giubileo 2016, Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati, Lugano, Italy
Cloud and Crystal – Jackson Pollock Meets Bruce Nauman, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
QUEENSIZE – Female Artists from the Olbricht Collection, Museum Arnhem, Arnhem, The Netherlands
CERAMIX: from Rodin to Schütte, La Maison Rouge Paris, Paris
2015 Mother of the Year. Between Empowerment and Crisis: Images of Motherhood from 1900 to Today, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria
NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami (FL), USA
The Marked Self: Between Annihilation and Masquerade, Neue Galerie Graz, Graz, Austria
THE PROBLEM OF GOD, Kunst Sammlung Nordrhein Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
Ceramix. Ceramic art from Gauguin to Schütte, Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Plasters: Casts and Copies, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, UK
THENnow: Paloma Varga Weisz and Giorgio Morandi, miart Milan, Italy
Du sollst Dir (k)ein Bild machen, Tauf – und Traukirche des Berliner Doms, Berlin
2014 QUEENSIZE – Female Artists from the Olbricht Collection, Me Collectors Room Berlin / Olbricht Foundation, Berlin
Sculpture Unchaperoned, Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Vienna
The Human Factor, Hayward Gallery, London
2013 Sculptures from the art academy Düsseldorf since 1945, Kunstsammlung
Art Make Up, K 21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
2012 Gillian Wearing, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany (Special show next to Gillian Wearing about portrait between documentation and fiction.)
Alone Together, Rubell Family Collection, Miami (FL), USA
Eröffnung des erweiterten Museums & Mein Rasierspiegel. Sammlungspräsentation, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
Body Double: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids (MI), USA
Kabinettstücke, Weserburg Museum of Modern Art, Bremen, Germay
Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Disfiguration, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Kabinettstücke, Weserburg, Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Prima Materia: Works in Ceramic, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels
2011 Memories of the Future: The Olbricht Collection, La Maison Rouge – Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris
Neupräsentation und Leihgaben, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten, Marl Folkstone Triennial, Folkstone, UK
2010 Neues Rheinland, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Multiple Pleasures: Functional Objects in Contemporary Art, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York (NY)
Intensif-Station, Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany
Contemporary Eye: Crossovers, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, UK
ROLL-ON/ROLL-OFF, Kunsthalle Bremerhaven Lebenslust und Totentanz, Kunsthalle Krems, Austria
Larger than life stranger than fiction, 11. Triennale Kleinplastik, Fellbach, Germany
Aber Schwarz ist doch garm keine Farbe!, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany
Silent Revolution, Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany
2009 cargo, Autocenter, Berlin / Bayrische Staatsoper München, Munich, Germany
2008 Vom Gehen in viele Richtungen, KIT Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf, Germany
Der Symbolismus und die Kunst der Gegenwart, Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, Germany
2007 Effigies, Stuart Shave Modern Art, London
Makers and Modelers, Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
Die Kunst zu Sammeln, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Revue - Zehn Jahre Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
re-dis-play, Kunstverein Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
2006 Of Mice and Men, 4th Berlin Biennale (curated by Maurizio Cattelan, Massimiliano Gioni and Ali Subtonik), KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
UNIKATE 0/6 - 12 Statements aus Rheinland-Pfalz, Kunstverein Germersheim, Germersheim, Germany
KUNST-KÖRPERLICH, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrück, Germany
Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
The Wonderful Fund, PALLANT HOUSE Gallery, Chichester, UK
Zoo Story, Fischer Landau Center for the Arts, Long Island City (NY), USA
2005 The Addiction, Gagosian Gallery, Berlin
Always a Little Further, La 51. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte della Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Blickachsen, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Germany
Sammlung 2005, Neupräsentation Kunstsammlung im K21, Düsseldorf, Germany
The Wonderful Fund Collection, Musée de Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco
2004 Raumfürraum, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen und Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf (cat.)
Reflections, Artuatuca Festival, Tongeren, Belgium
Raumfürraum (Spaceforspace), Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany
Triennale der Kleinplastik, Fellbach, Germany (cat.)
My Father's Eyes, Galerie Andreas Bruening, Düsseldorf
Woodwork, Anthony Grant, New York (NY)
All Creatures Great and Small, Comme ci Comme ca II, Salon d'Art, Cologne
Kunst- und Foerderpreis Rheinland-Pfalz 2004 für Bildhauerei, Schloss Waldthausen European Triennial of Small-Scale Sculpture, Murska Sobota, Slovenija
2003 Falling Angels, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York (NY)
Poeme-Image, Schloss Wendlinghausen, Dörentrup, Germany
Actionbutton, Ankaufe der Bundesrepublik, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
Not Afraid, Rubell Family Collection, Miami (FL), USA
2002 The Galleries Show, Essor Gallery, Royal Academy, London
2001 Städtische Gallerie am Bunten Tor, Bremen, Germany
2000 Aroma, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany
Galerie Andreas Grimm, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
1998 Moving images without tears, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany
1996 Zeitgenossische Kunst aus Nordrhein-Westfalen, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

Awards

2017 Holbach Preis für Stiftung zur Förderung der Kunst in der Pfalz, Germany