Anna Virnich  |  Biography

 

1984         Born in Berlin 

                 Lives and works in Berlin 

 

Education

2012-13    Meisterschülerin / Masterclass Walter Dahn 

2007-12   Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Braunschweig University of Art (HBK), Braunschweig 

 

Solo / Duo Exhibitions

2017        Wärme, Arratia Beer, Berlin, Germany

                Art-O-Rama (with DREI), Marseille, FR (August) 

   Galerie Nathalie Halgand, Vienna (May) 

2016        Nervous Moments Membranes, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City 

2015        Body Electric, DREI, Cologne 

2014        When You Dance With The Devil, DREI, Cologne 

                Ich bleibe sicher nicht für immer hier im Schreib- und Geisterzimmer (with Özlem Sakalsiz), Kunstverein Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany 

2013        Gymnastik, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany 

2012        Ruby Woo, DREI Raum für Gegenwartskunst, Cologne 

                Curiosity (with Özlem Sakalsiz), Salon Schmitz, Cologne 

   Ambergris, Städtische Galerie, Remscheid, Germany 

2011         à la brunswick, Boutique by DREI, Cologne 

   Material Girl, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf 

2010        every so often (with Markus Saile), DREI Raum für Gegenwartskunst, Cologne 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017        Okey Dokey, DREI, Cologne (September) 

                La Vie, Mode d’Emploi’, Centre d’Art Contemporaine Chanot, Clamart 

                Crooked Bazaar, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City (February) 

2016        You are what you are (curated by Nils Petersen and Anna Redeker), Galleria Mario Ianelli, Rome 

                 In Formation (curated by Juliet Kothe and Amelie Grötzinger), Sexauer Gallery, Berlin 

2015        You will find me if you want me in the garden (curated by Domenico de Chirico), Valentin, Paris 

                Oh, of course you were berry picking (co-organised by Rosa Tyhurst), DREI, Cologne 

                About Blank II, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Berlin 

2014        so hält uns auch im banne fremdes sein, Schmela Haus, Düsseldorf 

                Apples and Pears (curated by James Clarkson), DREI, Cologne 

                Collection Joseph Kouli, Florence Loewy, Paris 

2013        So, Gagarin, Düsseldorf 

                Benjamin Houlihan & Anna Virnich, Galerie Thomas Rehbein, Brussels 

                Pester, Schuster, Virnich, Galerie Sprüth Magers, Berlin 

2012        köppels & pürlations, Sammlung Philara, Düsseldorf 

                BCC – Brussels Cologne Contemporaries, Carlswerk, Cologne 

2011         Remember what you saw, Halle Zehn, Cologne 

2010        All in together now, Galerie Mai36, Zürich 

                La bonne horse, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany 

2009       La bonne horse, Städtische Galerie, Delmenhorst, Germany 

2008        We are ugly but we have the music, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin 

 

Publications/Reviews

2017        Margaret Carrigan: Review of ‘Sticky Note’ at Galerie Nathalie Halgand, Vienna, Frieze 7/2017 

2015        Amelie gr. Darrelmann, Interview with Anna Virnich “Körper, Sinne, Stoffe”, Kuba Paris #3, 2015 

                Anja Backhaus, “Anja Backhuas visits Anna Virnich in her studio”, 06:24min, WDR Westart, 2015 

2014       “When You Dance With The Devil”, exhibition catalogue, DREI, Cologne, 2014 

                Dominikus Müller, Kito Nedo: “Eau de Cologne”, Frieze d/e, 6/2014 

2013        Fanny Gonella: “The Full Picture, Anna Virnich – Ruby Woo”, DREI, Cologne, 2013

                Potsdamer Str. 87, 10785 Berlin, Germany 

2012        Anna-Lena Werner: Interview with Anna Virnich for Artfridge Blog, 2012 

2011         Rebecca Jäger, Olaf Salié, “Rising – Young artists to keep an eye on”, Daab Books, Cologne, 2011 

2010        Dennis Hochköppeler, “every so often” (with Markus Saile), exhibition catalogue, DREI, Cologne,2010 

2009        La bonne horse – Klasse Walter Dahn, exhibiton catalogue, Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst/Bonner Kunstverein, 2009

 

Public Collections

Sammlung Philara, Düsseldorf 

Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, Germany 

Osthaus Museum, Hagen, Germany 

 

Teaching

2016        Lecture, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne

 

Honors, Fellowships

2010        Fellowship of Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes