LUCIA KEMPKES (born 1988 in Xanten, Germany)
lives and works in Berlin, Germany
Founder of the Mindscape Universe, an international art collective with artspace in Berlin

EDUCATION
2007/08 Philosophy and Biology studies at Freie Universität Berlin
2008 Fine arts studies at Universität der Künste Berlin
2011 BFA Fine Arts and Philosophy at UdK and FU Berlin
2012 Fine Arts at School of Visual Arts New York City
2014 Meisterschüler of UdK Berlin

AWARDS
Awarded with the Specific Award by The Others Artfair Torino 2017
Nominated for the Kahnweiler Preis 2017
Nominated for the Meisterschülerpreis des Präsidenten (UdK) 2015
Nominated for the prize Kunst und Konstrukt 2015
Awarded with a grant by the Richard Thomas Foundation London in 2015

RESIDENCIES
2016 SeMA NANJI Residency, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
2015 Artist in Residence, Pioneer Works,New York City, USA

COLLECTIONS
The Harvest Art Collection


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
SOLO
2017
Lucia Kempkes - Parallax: Moräne, Galerie F + M Fricke, Berlin, Germany
Lucia Kempkes - Parallax: Rauch, Kunstverein Xanten, Germany
2016
Lucia Kempkes - Parallax: Tal, DISPLAY, Berlin, Germany
2015
Le Petit No. 4, Espace Surplus, Berlin, Germany
2014
Marry Me?, Galerie Braennen, Berlin, Germany
Mindscape Universe, Galerie Vincenz Sala, Paris , France
Letting Grow, Espace Surplus, Berlin, Germany
2012
ohne Titel - Lucia Kempkes, Galerie Vincenz Sala, Berlin, Germany

DUO
2017
Lucia Kempkes/Tim Wulff: How many layers does the world have right now?, The Others Art Fair Specific Selection, Turin, Italy
2016
Parallax: Fata Morgana, Lucia Kempkes and Tim Wulff, SLEEP CENTER, New York City, USA
2015
Parallax:Ebene, Lucia Kempkes and Stefan Maier, 67, New York City, USA
2014
Topografien: Lucia Kempkes - Shigeru Takato, Galerie Splettstößer, Düsseldorf , Germany
2013
Mindscape HOME#1- Lucia Kempkes and Brittany Gould, Staycation Museum, Berlin , Germany
2012
Lucia Kempkes / Frieder Heinze, Galerie Ei, Berlin, Germany
Landschaft und Abstraktion, Barbro Bekken / Lucia Kempkes, Espace Surplus, Berlin, Germany

GROUP
2016
thought bubbles - 10th international artist in residency exhibition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
such great heights, Thiemannstr. 1, Berlin, Germany
2015
Parallax:Berg (at Second Sundays), Pioneer Works, New York City, USA
UEBERHOUR , the Museum, Leipzig, Germany
Kunst und Konstrukt Ausstellung und Preisverleihung der Leinemann Stiftung, Westraum, Berlin, Germany
Opening Reception, Embassy,Berlin, Germany
Meisterschülerpreis des Präsidenten (Auswahlausstellung), UdK, Berlin, Germany
Sommer, Galerie Ei, Berlin, Germany
Visual Director for Szymanowskis Myths at Radialsystem (Julien Quentin: Piano, Rosanne Phillipens: Violine), Berlin, Germany
2014
Mindscape Universe presents: FLUID, Cuatroh, NYC, USA
Meisterschülerausstellung, Udk Berlin, Berlin, Germany
You are the artist, Direktorenhaus, Berlin, Germany
Drawing on, Galerie Vincenz Sala, Paris, Germany
2013
May Day 2013 : Pirate Utopia, Peanut Underground Gallery, NYC, USA
456 Degraw, 456 Degraw Street, NYC, USA
2012
Open Studios, SVA, NYC, USA
Only a Part of, Galerie Vincenz Sala, Berlin, Germany
The Marry Me Project in ‚Don’t be a Ham’ , Family Business, NYC, USA
2011
Cusanus Werk Auswahlausstellung, Galerie im Volkspark, Halle, Germany
Unspontaneous – Zeichnungen, Kunsthalle am Hamburgerplatz, Berlin, Germany
Free Piece, Galerie Oqbo, Berlin, Germany

Lucia Kempkes - Berlin 2018