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

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Wild Bunch, Sadie Coles HQ, London
2017

Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon

Skulpturenhalle, Thomas Schütte Foundation, Neuss/ Holzheim, Germany (cat.)

2016

Gerhardsen Gerner, Oslo

Kabinettstück, Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch, Donaueschingen, Germany 

2015

Root of a Dream, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy (cat.)

Glory Hole, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria

Bois Dormant, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

2014 Sadie Coles HQ, London
2013

Krummer Hund, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

Krummer Hund, Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany

Unfired, CAPRI, Düsseldorf, Germany

2012

Maison de Plaisance (with Rosemarie Trockel), Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany (cat.)

Sadie Coles HQ, London

2011 Spirits of My Flesh,Chapter, Cardiff, UK 
2009 Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2008

Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)

Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin

Bumped Body, Kunsthalle Wien project space, Karlsplatz, Vienna (cat.)

2007 Sadie Coles HQ, London
2006 Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2005

Chor, Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY) (cat.)

Sadie Coles HQ, London

2004 Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
2003

Stubaifrau, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

2002

Big Trip, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

Waldfrau, Castello di Rivara, Turin, Italy

Kunstraum Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Tirol, Austria

2001

Bremerhavenstipendium, Kunstverein, Kunsthalle 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

2018

Parcours, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

[IM]MATERIELL.Über das Geistige im Stofflichen, Galerie Altes Feuerhaus, Städtische Galerie Bad Reichenhall, Bad Reichenhall, Germany

Nudes, Sadie Coles HQ, London

ISelf Collection: Bumped Bodies, Whitechapel Gallery, London (cat.)

The Beautiful Escape, CFHILL, Stockholm

A Mind of Winter, Fundaziun de Planta Samedan, Samedan, Switzerland 

Black White, Städtische Galerie im Park Viersen, Viersen, Germany

2017

At Sea. Works from the Kunsthalle Bremerhaven Collection, Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst,

Delmenhorst, Germany

ISelf Collection: The End of Love, Whitechapel Gallery, London (cat.)

NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, National Museum of Women in the Art, Washington DC (cat.)

Dreamers Awake, White Cube, London (cat.)
EDITION 12-21, me Collectors Room Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin
Lucas Cranach the Elder, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany (cat.)
Luther and the Avantgarde, Old Prison, Wittenberg, Germany

Physical Mind Restless Hand, Galerie Micky Schubert, Berlin

Untitled, Gehardsen Gerner, Oslo

2016

Revolt of the Sage, Blain Southern, London (cat.)
Behind the curtain. Concealment and Revelation since the Renaissance, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany (cat.)
The Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London

With a touch of pink, with a bit of violet, with a hint of green – Dorothee Fischer in memoriam, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

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 (cat.)
Ceramix. Ceramic art from Gauguin to Schütte, La Maisen Rouge Paris, Paris; Cité de la céramique, Sèvres, France (cat.)

2015 Mother of the Year. Between Empowerment and Crisis: Images of Motherhood from 1900 to Today, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria (cat.)
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, BRUSEUM, 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 (cat.)
Plaster: 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 (cat.)

Basic Research - Notes on the Collection, Museum Kurhaus Kleve - Ewald Matare-Sammlung, Kleve, Germany (cat.)
Sculpture Unchaperoned, Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Vienna
The Human Factor, Hayward Gallery, London (cat.)

1984?, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland

2013

Die Bildhauer. Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, 1945 bis heute (Sculptures from the art academy Düsseldorf since 1945), Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany (cat.)

Adventures of truth - Painting and philosophy, Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul-De-Vence, France 

2012 Gillian Wearing, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
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
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, Germany 

Folkstone Triennial, Folkstone, UK (cat.)

2010

Neues Rheinland, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany (cat.)
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, Bremerhaven, Germany

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, Sammlungspräsentation, 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

The Krautcho Club / In and Out of Place, 176 Gallery, London

Forgotten Bar Project, Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Berlin

„Go for it! Olbricht Collection (a sequel)“, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, 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, 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

actionbutton, Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

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

Sammlung Plum, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
Woodwork, Anthony Grant, New York (NY)
All Creatures Great and Small, Comme ci Comme ca II, Salon d'Art, Cologne, Germany
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 (cat.)
Not Afraid, Rubell Family Collection, Miami (FL), USA (cat.)
2002

Paloma Varga Weisz, Cecilia Edefalk and Michael Bach, Landesvertretung Bremen, Berlin

The Galleries Show, Essor Gallery, Royal Academy, London

Cabinet with Outfit, Galerie Andreas Brüning, Düsseldorf, Germany

on paper, Grimm / Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany

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
2007 Marianne-Werefkin Award, Berlin
2004 Art and Sponsorship Award Rheinland-Pfalz 2004 for Sculpture, Schloss Waldthausen, Budenheim, Germany
2000-01 Bremerhaven-Fellowship, Bremerhaven, Germany

Public Collections

                              

Ackermans Collection, Xanten, Germany

Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht, The Netherlands

ISelf Collection, London

Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Duitsland, Germany

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York (NY)

Olbricht Collection, Berlin

Panos and Sandra Marinopoulos Collection, Athens

The Rachofsky Collection, Dallas (TX), USA

Rubell Family Collection, Miami (FL), USA

Thomas Schütte, Düsseldorf, Germany