works and lives in London since 2009

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Introduction to my practice

I am a multidisciplinary artist working in sculpture and experimental drawing with a close relationship to location-based processes and materialities. My work engages with issues around isolation, the idea of Home and the unique atmosphere of place.

Education

2017 - MSc Med/Vis & human anatomy, Glasgow School of Art / University

2013 - MA Fine Art, Royal College of Art, London

2004 - Academy of Fine Art Venice, Erasmus Scholarship

2005 - Diplom Object Art/Design  FH Aachen with Prof. Ulf Hegewald

Group Exhibitions

 

2020

Trinity Buoy Wharf, London

Cooper Gallery, Dundee

Drawing Projects , Trowbridge 

2019

- Royal Academy Summer Show, London

- Inthependant Gallery, Porto

2017

- Annual Open 17, CGP Gallery London

2016

- The Engine Room, Morley Gallery, London

- GSA Degree Show, Reid Building, Glasgow, 

2015

- RCA Secret.

2014

- “Silent but…” St. John Bethnal Green, London, UK
- “Rundblick”, Kunstwerk Koeln e.V., Cologne, Germany
   sponsored by Deutsche Standard and Kirschenpfluecker e.V.
- "The Open West, The Wilson Gallery, Cheltenham, UK 
- “Aestethica Art Prize”, St. Mary, York, UK-
- “Stewart Law RCA Secret”, Dyson Gallery, London UK
- “Technotropolis” Departure Art Foundation, London UK

2013    

- Offline Art Fair with Grey Collective, Embassy Tea Gallery, London
- “Multiplied”, Christie’s, London, UK
- “21st Century Art and Design”, Christie’s, London, UK (curated by Prof.UteMetabauer)
- RCA Graduation Show, Sackler building, London, UK
- “Parallax”, CGP Gallery, London, UK
- RCA Secret, Dyson Gallery, London, UK

2012    

- Interim Show, Dyson Gallery, London, UK
- CGP Gallery, “When we arrived on the 6th floor“, London, UK

2011    

- Gallery Anna Klinkhammer, “Empfehlungs Show”, Düsseldorf, Germany 
- RCA Secret Show, Upper Gulbankian Gallery, London, UK
- CGP Gallery, „The First“, London, UK

2010    

-  RCA Secret Show, Upper Gulbankian Gallary, London, UK

- “Potenti Impressioni“ Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa Gallery, Venice, Italy

- “Powerful Impressions“, Italian Cultural Institute, Washington DC, USA

- “Nella Luce Della Biennale“ / Project Space, Venice, Italy

Projects/ Lecturing

Visiting Lecturer, BA Drawing, Camberwell College of Art, 2012-16
Exhibition design, „ Videonale 11“ at Kunstmuseum Bonn, 2007  

 

 

Awards/ Residencies

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020  (Awarded Special Commendation)

BKS Studio Residency, Berlin 2019

Scottish Funding Council 2016

The Open West 2014, shortlisted
Aesthetica Art Prize, 2014, longlisted
David Villiers Award 2012
Leonardo travel stipend, Arte, Florence 1998

Collections

Royal College of Art Print Collection, London, UK
University of Applied Sciences Aachen, Germany
Academy of Fine Art Venice, Italy