Foto Alessandro Montesi
Foto Alessandro Montesi
Carita Schmidt is a Finnish-German painter, born in Germany, working and living in Berlin since 2012. She has lived in the former DDR, Finland, former BRD, Sweden and in Greece.

 

Education
1983 – 86   BA from the University College of Film, Television and Theatre,
                 Dramatiska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
                 Same time cross-media studies with the well known Swedish artist Björn Lövin. 
Grants
2000       "Artist in Residence", Vermont Studio Center, USA
Studioexchange
2001       Studio exchange with the american painter Richard Lamb, Brooklyn, NYC, USA
                 
Solo Exhibitions (Selected)
2015      Morningyellow, Scandic Berlin/Galerie Kuhn & Partner, Berlin
2013      Tod, Liebe, Leben, Kulturhuset Multeum, Strängnäs, SWE
2011     ”Adamah/frictions”, Sigtuna Kulturgård, Sweden
2010     ”Frequences”, Orfeos 20 Gallery, Xanthi, GRE
2006     “Mo-Ve-Ments” , Archaeological Museum Kavala, GRE
            “Paintings”, Pristireo, Metallion, Limenaria, Thassos, GRE
            “Paintings”, Kalogeriko, Limenas, Thassos, GRE
2001     “Adamah”, Old Archaeological Museum Geni Tzami, Thessaloniki, GRE
1995     “Metamorphosis”, Municipal Tobacco Warehouse, Kavala, GRE
1994     “Luna Park”, Goethe Institute, Thessaloniki, GRE
1991      Association for the Friends of Art and Literature, Kavala, GRE
 
Group Exhibitions (Selected)
2018     Kultour, Open Studios, Friedenau, DE
            Nacht und Tag, Gueststudio at Weddinger Gerichtshöfe, Berlin, DE
            FormArt, 26. International Artexhibition, Glinde, DE
            "11 stellen sich vor", Kunstamt Reinickendorf, Berlin
            Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Monday Art Salon, chapter 10, Berlin
2017     Gueststudio at Weddinger Gerichtshöfe, Lange Nacht, Berlin
            München 29th Open Art, Galerie Dirk Halverscheid, München
            Künstler der Galerie - Arbeiten auf Papier, Galerie Dirk Halverscheid, München
2016     SWEA Art International, Gallery Engleson, Gothenburg, Sweden
            My Blue My Yellow, Wenngarns Slott, Sigtuna, SWE
2015     Höstsalong 2015, Edsvik Konsthall, Sollentuna, SWE
2013     B.AGL Kunstmesse, International Mall, Berlin, GER
2012     Renaissance der Gesichter, Philip Johnson House, Berlin, GER
2012     Blickpunkte II, Rathaus Reinickendorf, Berlin, GER
2010     Gallery Aenaon, S.K.E.T.B.E., Athens, GRE
2009     Gallery Orfeos 20, Xanthi, GRE
2008     Biennále 1,” Diadromes”, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Moni Lazariston,
            Thessaloniki, GRE
            Biennále 1, “Diadromes”, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Naousa, GRE
            “Thalassa”, Municipal Art Gallery, Thessaloniki,GRE
2007     “Genius Loci”, Municipal Tobacco Warehouse Kavala, GRE
            “Diadromes”, Archaeological Museum Kavala, GRE
             Orfeos 20 Gallery, Xanthi, GRE
2006     “111+1 Artists”, Society for Macedonian Studies, Thessaloniki, GRE
2005     International Biennale for Miniature Painting, Niksik, MNE
2004     “99+1 Artists”, National Museum for Contemporary Art, SKETBE, Thessaloniki
            Gallery Rarity, Mykonos, GRE
2003     DIMITRIA, Society for Macedonian Studies, Thessaloniki, GRE
            Seventh International Biennale for Miniature Painting, Milanovac, SRB
            Gallery IOS, Athens, GRE
2002     Gallery IOS, Athens, GRE
2001     Gallery Lewis Wexler, Philadelphia, USA
            Gallery Artower, Athens, GRE
            “Cultural May 2001”, Municipal Tobacco Warehouse, Kavala, GRE
2000     Municipal Art Gallery, S.K.E.T.B.E., Lamia, GRE
            Centre for Contemporary Art, Larissa, GRE
            Gallery Aenaon, Miniature Painting, Athens, GRE
            Old Archaeological Museum Geni Tzami, Thessaloniki, GRE
1999     Municipal Cultural House, Stavroupolis, Thessaloniki, GRE
            “Days of Poetry and Art”, Akontisma, Nea Karvali, GRE
            Art Gallery Anemos, Athens, GRE
            Ianos, Miniature Painting, Thessaloniki, GRE
1998     Gallery Griepen, Karlstad, SE
            Greek Cultural Center, Stockholm, SE
            Art Gallery Zina Athanasiadou, Thessaloniki, GRE
            Society for Macedonian Studies, Thessaloniki, GRE
            Art Gallery Makridi, Thessaloniki, GRE
1997     Gazi, Athens, GRE
            Gallery Armos, Serres, GRE
1996     Municipal Cultural Center Moni Lazariston, Stavroupolis, GRE
1992     Art Gallery Aenaon, Athens, GRE
1991     1993 Petite Picture Gallery Diagonios, Thessaloniki, GRE
1991     “Eleftheria”, Municipality of Kavala, GRE
Performance
2001     Adamah III,  at Geni Tzami, Old Archeological Museum, Thessaloniki
2000     Adamah II, performed and filmed at the Ancient Archaeological Site of Philippi
            with the dancers Xanthippi Papadopoulou and Marios Anagnostakis.
            Philippi is the most important archeological site in Northern Greece.
1999     Performance Adamah I in Nea Karvali Art Festival, Kavala, Northern Greece.
Membership
KRO (The Swedish Artists National Organization)
Svenska Konstnärer, Sweden                                                                                                                                                                                     
E.E.T.E (Chamber of Fine Arts in Greece)
S.K.E.T.B.E. (Artists Association for Northern Greece)
Art collections and representations
Kunstmuseum Reinickendorf, Berlin
Vafopouleio Cultural Center, Thessaloniki
Municipal Art Gallery Ptolemaida, Greece
Private collections in Europe and USA