Foto Alessandro Montesi
Foto Alessandro Montesi

 

Finnish-German Painter. Born in Güstrow, Germany

1983-1986, BA, Dramatiska Institutet, Stockholm,  Sweden  

2000 Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center, USA

Study visits in Sweden, Greece and USA  

Living and working since 2012 in Berlin, Germany

Starting a cooperation with D/A/C Gallery, Miami, USA in November 2019

 

Education

1983 – 86   BA, Dramatiska Institutet/University College of Film, Theatre and Television, Stockholm, SWE. Same time cross-media studies with one of Sweden’s most interesting conceptual and political artist Björn Lövin.  

    

Grant

2000      Artist in Residence, Vermont, Vermont Studio Center, USA

 

Studioexchange

2001      Studio exchange with Richard Lamb, American painter, NYC, USA

                 

Solo Exhibitions 

2019      Online exhibition at Svenska Konstnärer, SWE

2015      Morningyellow, Scandic Berlin/Galerie Kuhn & Partner, Berlin, GER

2013      Tod, Liebe, Leben, Kulturhuset Multeum, Strängnäs, SWE

2011      Adamah/Frictions, Sigtuna Kulturgård, SWE

2010      Frequencies, 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 

2019      Kultour, 2019, Südwestpassage, Berlin, GER

               New artworks, Graphothek Berlin, Rathaus-Galerie Reinickendorf, GER

2018      Kultour 2018, Open Studios, Friedenau, GER

              Nacht und Tag, Gueststudio at Weddinger Gerichtshöfe, Berlin, GER

               FormArt, 26. International Art Exhibition, Glinde, GER

               "11 stellen sich vor", Kunstamt Reinickendorf, Berlin, GER

               Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Monday Art Salon, Chapter 10, Berlin, GER

2017      Gueststudio at Weddinger Gerichtshöfe, Lange Nacht, Berlin, GER

               München 29th Open Art, Galerie Dirk Halverscheid, München, GER

               Arbeiten auf Papier, Galerie Dirk Halverscheid, München, GER

2016      SWEA Art International, Gallery Engleson, Gothenburg, SWE

               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      Diadromes, Museum of Contemporary Art, Moni Lazariston, Thessaloniki 

               GRE

               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, National Museum for Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, GRE

               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, Old Archeological Museum Geni Tzami, Thessaloniki,  GRE        

2000      Adamah II, performed and filmed at the Ancient Archaeological Site of

               Philippi in Norther Greece with the dancers Xanthippi Papadopoulou and

               Marios Anagnostakis. Philippi is the most important archeological site in      

               Northern Greece.

1999      Adamah I, Nea Karvali Art Festival, Kavala, GRE.

 

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

Graphotek, Berlin, GER

Vafopouleio Cultural Center, Thessaloniki, GRE

Municipal Art Gallery Ptolemaida, Greece,GRE

Private collections in Europe and USA

 

Publications

Capsules Book, Volumen2, Leaders in Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia, released in May 2020