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 a grant by Dorothea Konwiarz Stiftung Berlin, 2019
Awarded the Specific Award of 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



SELECTED EXHIBITIONS


SOLO

2019
I Wish I Could Climb, Galerie F + M Fricke, Berlin, Germany.

2017
Parallax: Moräne, Galerie F + M Fricke, Berlin, Germany.
Parallax: Rauch, Kunstverein Xanten, Germany.

2016
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
How many layers does the world have right now? Lucia Kempkes and Tim Wulff, 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 and Lucia Kempkes, Espace Surplus, Berlin, Germany.


GROUP

2019
infinitiy brunch, DISPLAY Berlin, Germany.

2018
Aufzeichnen, Galerie Vincenz Sala, Berlin, Germany.
Morceaux Choisis II, Galerie Bubenberg Art, Paris, France.

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.
Meisterschülerpreis des Präsidenten (Auswahlausstellung), UdK,
Berlin, Germany.
Zur Perle, Embassy, 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.
Absolventenausstellung, UdK Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

2012
Open Studios, SVA, NYC, USA.
Only a Part of, Galerie Vincenz Sala, Berlin, Germany.
Am Ende glücklich?, Forma-T Gallerie, 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