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lives and works in Berlin

1997.….MA,.Chelsea College of Art & Design (Fine Art – Combined Media), London
1974…..BA Hons., Reading University (Fine Art)


Corona work grant, Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa, Berlin
Residency, Ostrava, Czech Cultural Ministry
Work grant, Berlin Senat
Artist Residency Programme, Galerie Hermann & Wagner, Berlin
Residency, Frankfurt/Main-Budapest cultural exchange programme
Prizewinner, Frankfurter Verein für Künstlerhilfe e.V.
Residency, Frankfurt-Salzburg cultural exchange programme
Residency, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems
British Council Study Award
Project grant, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art, Norwich

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

Exhibitions (selection)

Here to there and back – again, Kurt-Kurt Projektzentrale, Berlin

VANREYBER, Werkhalle Wiesenburg, Berlin

Sleep is overrated, Kurt-Kurt Projektzentrale, Berlin
Green, Projektraum Blah Blah, Berlin

INVASIO, Leize Jenius in Projektraum Blah Blah, Berlin

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

LEIZE JENIUS in the Wiesenburg, Werkhalle Wiesenburg, Berlin

Coming all together, Galerie Perpetuel, Frankfurt am Main

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

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

New Artists Group Show, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong

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

Short & Intense II, Kurt-Kurt Projektzentrale, Berlin
Naked Factory, Kunsthalle m3, Berlin
Dirty Fingers, die Wiesenburg, Berlin
Plastische 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

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

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

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)

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

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

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)

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

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

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)
And then there were nine, Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern
Raus!, OP31, Frankfurt am Main (solo)
Permanent Installation, Amt für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Frankfurt am Main

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
Art Disco, Plus Gallery, Düsseldorf

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
New Visions, Glasgow

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

HAMKPS, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Cologne
Adhocracy, Galerie Herold, Bremen

Chelsea 97; 4 Artists, Paton Gallery, London
Collections and Reflections, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art, Norwich
Connected, Sunderland City Art Gallery

Evidence, Ikon Gallery Touring, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

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
Sad, Gasworks Gallery, London

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
Abrasion, Visionfest, Liverpool

Tallinnnorwich Kunstikontakt, Ajaloo Institute, Tallinn

East, Norwich Gallery, Norwich

Collections (selection)

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

Berliner Bau Genossenschaft

Freelance Translations

2006 – present
German to English translation of texts about art from artists, curators, galleries and art institutions.