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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 RESIDENCY, Florence Trust,  London / England
2007 MASTER APPRENTICESHIP, (Meisterschülerjahr), Prof. Hanns Schimansky, Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee (KHB), Berlin / Germany
2006 GERMAN DIPLOMA  FINE ARTS / PAINTING (Prof Hanns Schimansky / Prof. Hans de Wolf), KHB, Berlin / Germany
2004 PHILOSOPHY, FINE ART & BALTIC STUDIES, University of Tartu, Tartu / Estonia
2000-06 STUDIES IN FINE ART / PAINTING, KHB, Berlin / Germany
1998-99 FOUNDATION YEAR,  Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design (ECIAD), Vancouver/ Canada

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2018
Ivana Kupala, Phytology, London / UK
ANONYME ZEICHNER  (ANONYMUS DRAWINGS), Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin / Germany
30/30, a thirty-day online challenge curated by 12ø collective, online / www

2017
24HR BLN/WLO, Ul. Ofiar Oświęcimskich, curated by Paulina Olszewska, Krupa Gallery & Goethe Institut e.V., Wrocław / Poland
SMALLS THINGS: GOOD THINGS, das Kleine Format, Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin / Germany
THIRTY, 30/30 by 12ø, a thirty-day online exhibition programme curated by 12ø collective, online / www
SOFT SPOTS, Wilton Way Café & Toppers of Hackney, London / UK
STRATIFIED. Fragmentierte Welt(en), curated by Sandra Schwender & Günther Oberhollenzer, das weisse haus, Vienna / Austria

2016
HAPPY CHANCE, group show, Wilton Way Cafe, London / UK
FLORENCE TRUST | SUMMER EXHIBITION 2016,Florence Trust, London / UK
FLORENCE TRUST | WINTER OPEN 2016, Florence Trust, London / UK

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

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, Galerie Open (now Rockelmann &), Berlin / Germany
ÜBERHITZT  Kunstraum Kreuzberg im Kunsthaus Bethanien, Berlin / Germany
P-ZUG VON H’DEBRECK → K’LOTZ, Miope Gallery, Berlin / Germany

2005
OCTOPUS AVEC SOUCI, Schloß Lanke, Lanke / Germany
HERZSCHUSS ERFUNDEN, temporary show room, Berlin / Germany
VANESSA VON HEYDEBRECK, HANNA HENNENKEMPER & ROLF WICKER , Galerie Inga Kondeyne, Berlin / Germany
STRICH AUF! EXPEDITION LINIE, Galerie Pankow, Berlin / Germany
INHALTSVERZEICHNIS, Schloß Lanke, Lanke / Germany

2003
ZEICHENKLASSE ZEICHNENKLASSE, Kunstfaktor, 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