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EDUCATION

1962 Born in Wiesbaden
Lives and works in Berlin
Today – 2011 Semjon Contemporary, Gallery for Contemporary Art
2011 – 2000 KioskShop berlin (KSb)
2003–2010 Interventionen @ KioskShop berlin (KSb), curated solo and group exhibitions with German and international artist
2000 Lecture at Cranbrook Art Academy, Michigan critiques with students from Cranbrook Art Academy
2000/1999 Work stay in New York (DeliGrocery Project 2002)
2000 – 1997 Freelance textile design for Bottega Veneta
1994 Meisterschüler von Georg Baselitz in Berlin
1994–1991 Private studies in New York; mentor: Terry Winters
1989 Master Class of Drawing in Como/Italy (Fondazione Antonio Ratti) with Arnulf Rainer and Georg Baselitz
1994–1987
Studied fine art at Hochschule der Künste in Berlin with Prof. Georg Baselitz
1987–1984
Studied art history at Technische Universität with Prof. Wolfgang Wolters and classical archeology at Freie Universität Berlin with Prof. Adolf Borbein
 
 
 

GRANTS & AWARDS

2001
Project grant by Berlin Senate for KioskShop berlin (KSb)
2004
Project grant by Hauptstadtkulturfonds for KioskShop berlin
1999 Project grant by Berlin Senate for BLACK BOX @ Goethe House New York
1992 – 1991 New York grant by Evangelischen Studienwerk, Haus Villigst
1989
Price of Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como/Italien (reg. drawings)
1994 – 1988 Study grant by Evangelisches Studienwerk, Haus Villigst
 
 
 

SHOWS AND REALIZED PROJECTS (s = solo shows)

2021

 
X : Y – KioskShop berlin (KSb) – resurrection of the site-specific ‘gesamtkunstwerk’,
Semjon Contemporary, Berlin (s)
 
 
2012
Zündstoff Wachs – Wachs in der Kunst, Museum Villa Rot
2011
Sabbatical, KioskShop berlin (KSb) (s)
 
(Selbst)-Portrait – Abbilder und Netzwerke, Schwules Museum, Berlin
 
Stockwerk nach Ambroise Vollard, KioskShop berlin (KSb) (s)
2010

/ + \ = X, curated by Christian Nerf and Spunk Seipel,

Serial Work Studio, Cape Town, South Africa
 
Konstruktion der Moderne: Die Berliner Sammlung Dr. Carl Theodor Gottlob Grouwet (1919)

, KioskShop berlin (KSb) (s)

 
chambre séparée érotique, Pane e Tulipane, curated by Niels Grossien (WTC, White Trash Contemporary, Hamburg)
2009
Fuoco di vetro, garden installation, Collezione Laura Lisa Braggion, Bastia di Rovolon, Italien
 
Favorites Drawings, KioskShop berlin (E)
 
Fine Art Services,  Adalbertstraße 9, Berlin
 
Mauerfall im KioskShop (Fall of the Wall at KioskShop), KioskShop berlin (KSb) (s)
2008 KioskShop berlin goes Splendid Delikatessen, Berlin (s)
 
KioskShop berlin goes Tease Art Fair Cologne, Köln (s)
 
Paradies (Wintergarten), KioskShop berlin (s)
2007 KioskShop berlin goes Kunsthaus Erfurt, Kunsthaus Erfurt (s)
  Dekonstruktion/Konstruktion, commission work in a private appartment by C. Köhler, Berlin
 
Salon rouge: Gaiety (installation), 4. Berliner Kunstsalon (s)
2006
KioskShop berlin goes MS Europa, EUROPA.art 2006, Hamburg bis Lissabon (s)
2005
after all, constructing an artwork is still building a dream, Galerie Markus Richter, Berlin
 
KioskShop berlin goes 2. Berliner Kunstsalon, Arena Berlin-Treptow (s)
2004
Zusammentreffen (B2B-Projekt by Jan-Holger Mauss), Galerie Aplanat, Hamburg
 
KioskShop berlin goes Munich, Kulturkiosk-Kanzler, München (s)
 
KioskShop berlin goes Ku’Damm 101, Berlin (s)
 
KioskShop berlin goes 1. Berliner Kunstsalon,Arena Berlin-Treptow (s)
2003
RoseGarden & Structural Drawings, RubinChapelle, New York (s)
2002
One man show, Kunst Zürich with Galerie Markus Richter (s)
 
KioskShop berlin goes Art Forum Berlin, (special booth) (s)
2001
Dazwischen / In Between, Galerie Markus Richter, Berlin (s)
 
KioskShop berlin work in progress I + II ,Berlin (s)
 
Painterly Photography, Blains Fine Art, London
2000
Multiple bodies, LL Gallery, New York
 
7 @ 7 – Seven artists at Seven, New York, Seven store
 
RoseGarden Project, New York (s)
  Fashion meets Art: H. N. Semjon at Alfred Dunhill, Alfred Dunhill Store, Madison Avenue, New York
 
Eden revisited, Islip Museum, East Islip, NY
 
Still Still, with Peter Welz, Dirk Rathke, Allan Uglow, Project Space, Auguststraße, Galerie Markus Richter (Berlin) and Vous-Etes-Ici (Amsterdam)
  Fabula: Consumer media and contemporary Art, with Sylvie Fleury, Vanessa Beecroft, Masato Nakamura, Tom Sachs and ArtClub 2000, Cranbrook Art Museum, Detroit