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VANESSA VON HEYDEBRECK *1980 IS A CANADIAN-GERMAN VISUAL ARTIST BORN IN MONTRÉAL, CANADA.
SHE CURRENTLY LIVES AND WORKS IN LONDON, UK.

 

2015-2016
FLORENCE TRUST 2015 -2016, Resident artist in London England

2007
MASTER APPRENTICESHIP, (Meisterschüler), Prof. Hanns Schimansky, The Weißensee Academy of Art Berlin (KHB), Berlin / Germany

2006
GERMAN DIPLOMA FOR FINE ARTS / PAINTING (Prof Hanns Schimansky / Prof. Hans de Wolf), practical topic: “Ne me quitte pas” & theoretical topic:”Confronting the Every Day: The Works of Peter Fischli & David Weiss”, The Weißensee Academy of Art Berlin (KHB), Berlin / Germany

2004
ERASMUS EXCHANGE STUDENT, Faculties of Philosophy, Fine Art & Baltic Studies, Summer Semester, University of Tartu, Tartu /Estonia

2000-06
STUDIES IN FINE ART / PAINTING, The Berlin Weissensee School of Art (KHB), Berlin / Germany

1998-99
FOUNDATION YEAR,  Emily Carr  Institute  of  Art  &  Design (ECIAD), Vancouver/ Canada

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2017
THIRTY, 30/30 by 12ø, a thirty-day online exhibition programme curated by 12ø collective
SOFT SPOTS, Wilton Way Café & Toppers of Hackney, London
STRATIFIED. Fragmentierte Welt(en), curated by Sandra Schwender & Günther Oberhollenzer, das weisse haus, Vienna, Austria

2016
HAPPY CHANCE, group show, Wilton Way Cafe, London
FLORENCE TRUST | SUMMER EXHIBITION 2016, St Saviour’s, Aberdeen Park, London
FLORENCE TRUST | WINTER OPEN, St Saviour’s, Aberdeen Park, London

2015
ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin; Galerie ARTQ13 Rome/Italy; Galerie GEYSO20 Braunschweig; Kunstverein Rüsselsheim
DELICATE DEVICES | FUSED MUSES, collaboration with FUSED MUSES 
DAS WEISSE HAUS EXHIBITION PROGRAMME 2015-2017, selected programme artist, das weisse haus, Vienna, Austria
UM FLEISCH AUF DIE NERVEN ZU BEKOMMEN, Kunstverein Familie Montez, Frankfurt a.M./Germany
ONE NIGHT STAND with Vanessa von Heydebreck, One Artist–One Artwork–One Night, KIM BAR Berlin / Germany

2014
ZUM BLEISTIFT: ZEICHNUNG, Galerie Inga Kodeyne, Berlin / Germany
PICTURES OF MATCHSTICKMEN, Salon Hansa @ Bar SUPER, Berlin / Germany
ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS, Pavillion am Milchhof, Berlin / Germany
ZUSAMMEN, in collaboration with Alexander Klenz, Pavillion am Milchhof, Berlin / Germany
AROUND YOU, OSTRALE 14, Center for Contemporary Art, Dresden / Germany

2013
THANK GOD I’M PRETTY!, group show with Per Adolfsen, Andreas Amrhein & Frederik Foert, ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin / Germany

2010
ARTISTIC RE-EVALUATION – deliberate exhibition abstinence  (until 2012)

2009
PAPERCUTS CAN HURT, TOO (solo show), janinebeangallery, Berlin / Germany

2008
FAIRYTALE OF BERLIN, Scion Space, Los Angeles / USA,
WINTERWONDERLAND-WHITEOUT, janinebeangallery, Berlin / Germany
FAIRYTALE OF BERLIN, Råhuset Vesterbro Kulturhus, Copenhagen / Denmark
DRAWINGS, janinebeangallery, Berlin / Germany

2007
FEEL REAL – REAL FEEL, two person show with Franziska Klotz, Galerie Open, Berlin / Germany
ÜBERHITZT  Kunstraum Kreuzberg im Kunsthaus Bethanien, Berlin / Germany
P-ZUG VON H’DEBRECK → K’LOTZ, group show with Irene Pätzug & Franziska Klotz, Miope Gallery, Berlin / Germany

2005
OCTOPUS AVEC SOUCI, Temporary Gallery at Lanke Castle, Lanke / Germany
HERZSCHUSS ERFUNDEN, temporary show room, Berlin / Germany
VANESSA VON HEYDEBRECK, HANNA HENNENKEMPER & ROLF WICKER , Galerie IngaKondeyne, Berlin / Germany
STRICH AUF! EXPEDITION LINIE, Galerie Pankow, Berlin / Germany
INHALTSVERZEICHNIS, Temporary Gallery at Lanke Castle, Lanke / Germany

2003
ZEICHENKLASSE ZEICHNENKLASSE, Kunstfaktor Gallery, Berlin / Germany
KUNSTFAKTOR ZOSSEN, site-specific works, Zossen / Germany

2001
ARBEITEN ZEIGEN, in collaboration with Kleist Forum Theatre, Frankfurt (Oder) / Germany
KLEIST-TAGE, in collaboration with Kleist Forum Theatre, Frankfurt (Oder) / Germany