CV

To Protect Us From What We Seek, graphite on paper, 152 x 250cm, 2020.


CV

LUCIA KEMPKES (born 1988 in Xanten, Germany)
lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
Founder of Mindscape Universe, an international art collective with a project space in Berlin (2014-2019).

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

2020 Nominated for the STRABAG Artaward International
2019 Awarded with a grant by Dorothea Konwiarz Stiftung Berlin
2017 Awarded the Specific Award of The Others Artfair Torino
2017 Nominated for the prize Kahnweiler Preis.
2015 Nominated for the prize Meisterschülerpreis des Präsidenten (UdK).
2015 Nominated for the prize Kunst und Konstrukt.
2015 Awarded with a grant by the Richard Thomas Foundation London.

RESIDENCIES

2021 Artist in Residency, Rote Fabrik, Zürich, Schwitzerland.
2018 Research Residency with Aniko M.E.Boehler, Marrakech, Morocco.
2016 SeMA NANJI Residency, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea.
2015 Artist in Residence, Pioneer Works, New York City, USA.

COLLECTIONS

Musée Boucharouite, Marrakesh
The Harvest Art Collection, Berlin
Richard Thomas Foundation, London

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

SOLO

2020
To Protect Us From What We Seek, New Viewings Project, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, (digital Exhibition).

2019
Lucia Kempkes, Dorothea Konwiarz Stiftung, Berlin, Germany.
I Wish I Could Climb. Proceeding in Landscape, BitCorp for Art, Milano, Italy.
I Wish I Could Climb. Prologue – Home, 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

2020
Mount Analogue, Ossian Fraser | Lucia Kempkes, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg, Germany.

2017
How many layers does the world have right now?
Lucia Kempkes | Tim Wulff, The Others Art Fair Specific Selection, Turin, Italy.

2016
Parallax: Fata Morgana, Lucia Kempkes | Tim Wulff, SLEEP CENTER, New York City, USA

2015
Parallax: Ebene, Lucia Kempkes | Stefan Maier, 67, New York City, USA.

2014
Topografien, Lucia Kempkes | Shigeru Takato, Galerie Splettstößer, Düsseldorf, Germany.

2013
Mindscape HOME #1, Lucia Kempkes | 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

2020
Zindekh Collection, Musée Boucharouite, Marrakesh, Morrocco.
Jahresgaben Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg, Germany.
Sundays Open, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany.

2019
Stipendiatinnen 2019/20, Dorothea-Konwiarz-Stiftung, Berlin, Germany.
infinity 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, UdK, Berlin, Germany.
Sommer, Galerie Ei, Berlin, Germany. Visual Director for Szymanowskis Myths, 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.


Parallax:Wuri #1, video loop, multichannel installation with sound, 25 Minutes, 2016.