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My creative practice moves between the realms of art and craft.
My work reflects my research on the intersection of making-practice and contemplation in relation to our life experiences and heritages. On the one hand, image-making and storytelling and the exploration of processes, materials, traditional and improvisational methods of making, on the other, are the primary focuses. Over time, the idea of familiarity, community and accessibility has become increasingly important. That is why I open my studio, where I also work on my own artistic projects, to invite anyone interested to join in.

Since 2014 I have been expanding my artistic practice, organizing and curating exhibitions and collaborating with the British artist and fashion designer Felicity Brown. Thanks to our collaboration, I have rediscovered my interest in working with fabric and cuts and initiate socially engaged art projects. Sharing knowledge in the Studiowerkstatt is a part of it.

 

With the STUDIOSPACE Lange Strasse 31, I create a dynamically developing space to explore art and textile design processes and test communication possibilities. With exhibitions and open workshops, I hope to inspire everyone to understand creative processes and experience themselves as creative and allow their own forms of expression.

Image: Felicity Brown

With Hosen at Bodhi, NM , USA 2017.

Born 1966 in Altenbüren

Studied Fine Arts and graduation at Städelschule, class of Christa Näher (1996 -1998) and Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, class of Karl Kneidl, Beate Schiff, Franz Eggenschwieler and Peter Kastner (1991 - 1996).

Birth of the three children - Theo1993, Lilli 1995, Eva 1999.
1989-1991 Theater Dortmund as costume assistant and tailor.
1985-88 Apprenticeship as a men's tailor at the Maßschneiderei Schmidt in Wiemeringhausen.

Studios in Madrid, Spain (1999 - 2002) and Dubai in the Middle East (2006 - 2011).
Since 2015 collaboration with the British artist Felicity Brown.
2020 Foundation of STUDIOSPACE Lange Strasse 31 in Frankfurt am Main: https://en.studiospacelangestrasse31.net/

She has three children.

 

Exhibitions at home and abroad (Selection)

At Museum Beckum (G), Tierhaus in Dortmund (G), Portikus (G) in Frankfurt, Germany.

At XVA Gallery (S), The Pavilion (S), Tashkeel (G), DUCTAC (G), 1x1 Gallery (G) in Dubai,

Sharjah Art Museum (G) in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

At Laboratoire d'Art St Nicolas Stairs Gemayzeh (S), Beirut, Lebanon.

At Wolfstaedter Galerie (S), Ausstellungshalle 1a (G), Galerie Perpétuel (G) in Frankfurt, Germany.

At MACS - Museum of Contemporary Art (G) in Sorocaba, Brazil.

Kunstkurse in Frankfurt, Malerei, Acrylmalereikurse, Ölmalereiunterricht, Malen lernen im Atelier, Ölmalerei, Quilltkurse, Freies Quillten,  Textilkunst lernen, Textilgestaltung, Textile Surface Design Kurse und Workshops im Künstleratelier Frankfurt, Studio Space Lange Strasse 31, Patchworken , Malen auf Stoff, Drucken auf Stoff, Monotypie im Atelier, Lange Strasse 31. Für Anfänger und Fortgeschrittene.