Vita

bio

lives and works in Berlin

1997.….M.A.,.Chelsea College of Art & Design (Fine Art Combined Media), London
1974…..B.A. Hons., Reading University (Fine Art)

Grants/Prizes:

2012…..
Czech Cultural Ministry: Residency, Ostrava
2008…..
Work grant, Berlin Senat
2005…..
Artist Residency Programme, Galerie Hermann & Wagner, Berlin
Work grant, Frankfurt/Main-Budapest cultural exchange programme
2003…..
Prizewinner, Frankfurter Verein für Künstlerhilfe e.V.
Work grant, Frankfurt-Salzburg cultural exchange programme
2002…..
Residency, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems
1997…..
British Council Study Award
1996…..
Work grant, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art, Norwich

Self portrait 2005
Self-portrait as my self-portrait, 2005

exhibitions (selection)

2018
Here to there and back, Projektraum Blah Blah, Berlin (solo)
LAZINESS, Na Kashirke Gallery, Moscow
Let’s Hobnob: Turn on, Karens Minde Kulturhus, Copenhagen
Once upon a Time, with Thomas Henriksson, Projektraum Blah Blah, Berlin

2017
LEIZE JENIUS in the Wiesenburg, Werkhalle Wiesenburg Berlin

2016
Coming all together, Galerie Perpetuel, Frankfurt am Main

2015
comin’ round the mountain or what the hell?!, with Katrin Hoffert, Axel Obiger, Berlin
kurz kurz in Kurt Kurt, with Thomas Henriksson, Kurt Kurt Projektzentrale, Berlin

2014
Nichts so unbedingt contemporary, Artloft, Berlin
tassewederkommenochfisch, Kunsthalle m3, Berlin

2013
New Artists Group Show, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong

2012
Ortstermin, Galerie Nord/Reformationskirche, Berlin
What I like, kuratiert von Marc Wellmann, Schaufenster, Berlin
Alius Mundus, Kunsthalle m3, Berlin (solo)
Altro Mondo, Casa con Vista, Rome
Friction!, HomeBase, Berlin

2011
Short & Intense II, Kurt-Kurt Projektzentrale, Berlin
Naked Factory, Kunsthalle m3, Berlin
Dirty Fingers, die Wiesenburg, Berlin
Plastiche Werke, BBG, Berlin
Art on Lake, Museum of Fine Art, Budapest
Artworks on Water, Vasarely Museum, Budapest
Nice to see you, Galerie Koeln-Art, Cologne
The Ideal Man, ArToll, Bedburg-Hau

2010
Balmoral Blend, Hans-Arp Museum Rolandseck
Du willst es doch auch, Hase, M3 Kunsthalle, Berlin
3 x 3; Fremde Bewohner, Roemer 9, Frankfurt / Main

2009
Selected Artists, NGBK, Berlin
Climb, Waygood, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (solo)
ICI BERLIN, La Condition Publique, Lille / Roubaix
Configurations, Collyer and Bristow, London
Armella Show Erfurt, Kunsthaus Erfurt
Inselglück, Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin

2008
Bodenlos, Coma, Frankfurt am Main
Everybody knows this is nowhere, Galerie Wendt & Friedmann, Berlin
Line up and be, berlin art scouts, Berlin, (solo)
The House at Egg Stream, Video Space, Galerie Herrmann & Wagner, Berlin, (solo)

2007
100 Days = 100 Videos, GL Strand, Copenhagen
Inselglück, Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin
bas_ART, Saarlaendische Galerie, Berlin
Balcony, Oasenschatten, Kurt-Kurt Projekzentrale, Berlin
Cellar, Pince Galeria, Budapest (solo)
Kunstblock 1, Advotec, Giessen

2006
100 Days = 100 Videos, Heidelberger Kunstverein
Where is she, and who did the work?, Galerie Perpetuel, Frankfurt am Main (solo)
De(zentral), Kunstverein Giessen
Der Esel ist Tot, with Julia Oschatz, Heimspiel, Frankfurt am Main,
Crazy, Brick 5, Vienna

2005
What didn’t happen to me in Berlin, ARP, Galerie Hermann & Wagner, Berlin (solo)
Heather Allen, Forum-1822, Frankfurt am Main (solo)
Heather Allen, Stadt Galerie, Fellbach (solo)

2004
Extrem, Mousonturm, Frankfurt am Main
9. Triennale Kleinplastik, Alter Kelter, Fellbach
The House at Egg Stream, Heimspiel, Frankfurt am Main

2003
Ain’t she sweet…?, Zagreus Projekt, Berlin (solo)
Me, Myself and I, DKB Projektraum, Berlin

2002
Eva und der Teufel, Ausstellungsraum de Ligt, Frankfurt (solo)
Tight skin, skin deep, with Vasiliki Ghoti,  Mafuji Gallery, London
At Home with Freud, don’t miss, Frankfurt am Main (solo)
Deutsches Eck, Galerie Vaclava Spaly, Prague
Sequences, Kuvataideakatemian Galleria, Helsinki (video programme)

2001
Heather Allen, Simon Spiekermann Gallery, Dusseldorf (solo)
Frankfurter Kreuz, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main
Tafelrunden, Maximilliansforum, Munich (video programme)
Sour Cherry Soup, Mafuji Gallery. London

2000
Somewhere else, Wohnraum Kasper König, Frankfurt am Main (solo)
Anyone can be almost anyone they want to be, Galerie Brigitte Trotha, Frankfurt am Main
no-site.specific, Transit Gallery, London
face-à-face, kunstpanorama, Lucerne

1999
Heather Allen, AusstellungsHalle 1A, Frankfurt am Main (solo)
Il camino astratto, Change Gallery, Rome (video programme)
Home Abroad, Galerie ak, Frankfurt am Main

1998
HAMKPS, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Cologne 1997
Chelsea 97; 4 Artists, Paton Gallery, London
Collections and Reflections, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art, Norwich

1996
Heather Allen, Commercial Gallery, London (solo)
Looks, Martha Stevns, Fressingfield (solo)
Be the Best…Beat the Rest, with Helen Smith, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Forgotten Present, International Visual Art Symposium, Vilnius

1995
Object of Desire, Gasworks Gallery, London (solo)
Split, King’s Lynn Art Centre (solo)
The Swaffham Collection, Assembly Rooms, Swaffham (solo)
Back Row Bingo, Regal Cinema (disused), Norwich

1994
Tallinnnorwich Kunstikontakt, Ajaloo Institute, Tallinn

1992 
East, Norwich Gallery, Norwich

Collections

Dr. Jean-Christoph Ammann private collection, Frankfurt/Main
Dr. Kasper König private collection, Berlin
Dr. Klaus Gallwitz private collection, Karlsruhe
Brigitte von Ribbentrop private collection, Frankfurt/M
Christoph, Graf Douglas private collection, Frankfurt/Main
Accenture GmbH, Campus Krönberg, Taunus
Sammlung Rheinland-Pfalz für Kultur
Sammlung Amt für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Frankfurt/Main
Klostermann Verlag, Frankfurt/Main
Sammlung Advotec, Giessen
de Ligt private collection, Nürnberg
Fellbach City Collection
Budapest City Collection
Cerwick private collection, Giessen
Dörges private collection, Berlin