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Kerstin Grimm

1956 Oranienburg, Germany

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Grimm grew up in Oranienburg, East Germany. From 1974 to 1980, she studied German philology at the Humboldt University in Berlin, she then started attending evening classes at the Academy of Fine Arts Berlin. This paved her way into art. Kerstin Grimm creates drawings, sculptures and collages. Her large-format collages are composed of multiple layers of painted paper partially covered with transparent sheets. Her works are often developed as series such as Kinderspiele (Children’s Games). They show hybrid creatures and fairy-tale characters in surreal landscapes. In 2010, Kerstin Grimm was a lecturer at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and in 2011 a sculpture docent at the Berlin Weißensee School of Art. 

Solo exhibitions (selection): 2021 Kerstin Grimm, Zeichnung und Skulptur, church in Prenden, 2020 Kerstin Grimm. Landschaften, Bautzener Kunstverein e.V. / Galerie Budissin Bautzen, 2018 Kerstin Grimm with Frank Seidel and Leo Seidel, Museum Schloß Burgk, Burgk, Saale, 2016 Galerie Haas AG, Zurich, 2012 Galerie Michael Haas Berlin, 2010 Galerie Pankow, Berlin, 2008 Staatstheater, Schwerin, 2006 Marienkirche, Frankfurt / Oder, 1999 Schloß Rheinsberg

 

Grants and awards: 2011 Residency at the Centre of Contemporary Art Adratx, Spain, 2001 artist grant of the Casa Baldi, Olevano, Italy, 2000 award of the 6. Biennale Kleinplastik in Hilden, 1998 grant, Stiftung Kulturfonds for London, 1995 grant of the Kultusministerium Land Brandenburg, 1994 grant, Stiftung Kulturfonds, 1993 grant of the Kultursenat Berlin

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