Lives and works in Munich and New York City


EDUCATION

2018 Hunter College, New York City, USA
MFA Studio Art (Combined Media)

2010 – 2016 Academy of Fine Arts Munich, Germany
Painting and Graphics with Prof. Gerhard Merz and Prof. Gregor Hildebrandt
2016 Honored as Master Scholar (“Meisterschueler“) of Prof. Gregor Hildebrandt
2017 Diploma Fine Arts

2004 – 2010 University of Regensburg, Germany
2004 – 2010 Mathematics / Art Education (First State Examination)
2007 – 2009 Information Science / Fine Art and Esthetical Education (B.A.)


COLLABORATION

Kitti & Joy since 2014


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

2019

IN TURN  IN, Gallery Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg, Germany
ON HOLD ON, Municipal Gallery Cordonhaus, Cham, Germany
Mostly Fine Adults, Pfizer Building, Brooklyn, USA
Nico: Wie kann die Luft so schwer sein an einem Tag an dem der Himmel so blau ist,
Institut für Moderne Kunst, Atelier- und Galeriehaus Defet, Nuremberg, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Wiedersehen, Kunstarkaden, Munich, Germany
3 a.m. GALLERY, 866 UN Plaza, New York, USA
Subpoena, Parsol Projects, New York City, USA
 
2018
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein Munich
Act I, Scene II, 2nd Floor Gallery, 205 Hudson Street, New York, USA
New York Art Book Fair, Printed Matter, MoMA PS1, New York, USA
The Bogart Salon, 56 Bogart Street, New York, USA
Kombi 6, Bethanien, Berlin
Aufbruch, Wurlitzer Pied a Terre Collection, Berlin
Debutant Exhibition of the Artist Union Munich (BBK), Galerie der Kuenstler, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Kunst fuer Kinder (Public Art for Children), research project for Quivid –
the Art in Public Space Program of the City of Munich, Germany
Wir schwimmen alle im gleichen Wasser, Pasinger Fabrik, Munich, Germany
 
2017
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Salon der Gegenwart, Hamburg, Germany
Kitti & Joy feat. Marina, edel extra, Nuremberg, Germany
Another world is possible, Institut of Moderne Art, Zumikon, Nuremberg, Germany
Tacker, Galerie der Kuenstler, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Sea, Sex and Sun, Galerie Christine Mayer, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy) Reagens, Lothringer13 Halle, Munich, Germany
upstream!east, easy!upstream, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Hello Babies, Diploma Show, Kantine and H-Series, Class of Gregor Hildebrandt, AdBK Munich, Germany  

2016
Fortune Favors Future Jitti & Koy morph edition, artist book for 100 for 10, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Dance Dance Revolution, Hall of Mental Cultivation, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Zimmer frei, Hotel Mariandl, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
machinery, easy!upstream, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Karl & Faber Grant 2016, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Junge Kunst, Kuenstlerhaus Marktoberdorf, Germany
Tender is the night, Gallery Christine Mayer, Munich, Germany
Annual Exhibition, Kunstverein Rosenheim, Germany
Kitti & Joy invite friends, Koesk, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Cosmic Latte, Gallery Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg, Germany
Otherland Support for Single, D 2015 (Bonny/Wissel), NAK, Aachen, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Somewhere it’s still last night, Raum49, Munich, Germany
 
2015
Recommended by, easy!upstream, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Jahrhundertgaben, Weltraum, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Forevermore, performative intervention, Kunstverein, Munich, Germany
(Kitti & Joy) Fookbair, alternative Bookfair, Frankfurt, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Train & Gain with Kitti & Joy, AkademieGalerie, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Kamp Kaya, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria (Kitti & Joy)
Annual Exhibition, Kunstverein Rosenheim, Germany
Stadt der Frauen – ein Kongress, State Opera Festival, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)
Kerstin Braetsch with Mount Trailer, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Germany
Munich Contemporary Art, Aki Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Home, Gallery MZ, Augsburg, Germany
Komoedie der Vereinfachungen, Kunstarkaden, Munich, Germany (Kitti & Joy)  

2014
draussen im dunkel, Gallery Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg, Germany
home away from home, AkademieGalerie, Munich, Germany
Arte Laguna Prize (shortlisted), Finalist Exhibition, Nappe Arsenale, Venice, Italy
 
2013
Flora, Gallery Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg, Germany
Celeste Prize (shortlisted), Finalist Exhibition, Ex-Bibli Art Center, Rome, Italy

GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Debutant Grant of the State of Bavaria, 2018 (Kitti & Joy)
2:1 Der Muenchner Preis fuer Kunst, SoNet e.V. Munich, 2017 (Kitti & Joy)
Project Grant Emilie Porzer’sche Foundation, 2017
Project Grant, Steiner Foundation, 2017
Studio funding program of the Bavarian State, 2016
Art Calendar, LFA Foerderbank, 2016/17
Master Scholar, 2016
Anniversary Scholarship, AdBK Munich, 2016 (Kitti & Joy)
Studio funding, Fondara Immobilien AG, Steiner Foundation and Akademieverein, 2016
Funding for Kitti & Joy invite friends, Akademieverein, Munich 2016 (Kitti & Joy)
Komoedie der Vereinfachung, LfA catalogue funding, 2015
Art Prize 13, Regensburg, 2013


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Municipal Gallery of the City of Regensburg, Leerer Beutel, Regensburg, Germany
Collection of Regensburg University, Germany


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Premium Discount, Hammann von Mier Verlag, Munich, Germany, 2018
KAYA, editied by Eva Birkenstock, Kunsthaus Bregenz A r e n a, Series Volume 4, 2016
Fortune Favors Future Jitti & Koy morph edition, ReflektorM & melville brand design, Germany 2016
Munich Contemporary Art, Aki Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan, 2015
Komoedie der Vereinfachung, LFA Katalog, Munich, Germany, 2015
Arte Laguna 13.14., MoCa, Modern Contemporary Art, Venice, Italy, 2014
Celeste Prize 2013, On Demand Editions, Italiy, 2013