Venske & Spänle

Julia Venske        1971 Berlin
Gregor Spänle     1969 Munich

Education

1991-1995  Bildhauerfachschule Lasa, Italy
1995            Diplom
1996            Artist in residence RMIT Dep. of fine arts, Robert Owen,
                   Melbourne, Australia

Solo

2009    Kunstverein Würzburg, Germany
2009    "in hannover" Galerie Robert Drees, Hannover, germany
2009    "coming together" Thatcher Projects, New York,
2009    "among us" Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2009    "venske & spänle at PYD", PYD Building, Sydney, Australia
2008    "unter anderen" Delicious art space, Zürich, Switzerland
2008    "unter uns" Kunstverein Aichach, Germany
2007    "on it" Dust Gallery, Las Vegas
2007   "perchance to dream" Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2005   "redefining space"  Turchin Center for the Arts, Boone, NC
2005   “as if we are alone” Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta
2004   "aussen vor" Lothringer Str. 13/Spiegel, Munich
2004    “squares and drops” Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2003   "we are here"  Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
2003    "fluff" Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta
2002    "smurfs and  screens" Renate Schröder Galerie, Köln
2001    "screen" Museo Sivori, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2000     Renate Schröder Galerie, Köln, Germany
2000     Köln Skulptur, Art Cologne, Schröder Galerie,Germany
1999    "black & white" Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
1998    "marble", MBM Gallery,  New York
1997    "Transformation", MBM Gallery, New York
1997     AR-TS Kunstverein Traunstein, Germany

Selected Group

2009  "wallrocket" Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY, USA
2009  "in china" Conny Dietzschold Gallery, ART HK 09, Hong Kong, China
2009  "Raumfahrt der Bürokraten",Schalterhalle Hbf München
2008  "wallrocket - tribute to ed ruscha" Flagart Foundation, New York
2008  "schrumpf" Thatcher Projects pulse, miami, USA
2008  "las vegas collects contemporary", Las Vegas Art Museum, USA
2007   "cybersmorf" installation, Pulse Art Fair, Miami
2007   "smurf austral", Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2007   "chill", Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
2007   "luxe, calme et volupte", Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta
2006   "Strafraum"  Lothringerstr.13/Spiegel, Munich, Germany
2006   "flow" Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
2005  12. Kunstpreis, Kunstverein Aichach,Germany
2005   “glanz und gloria”, Renate Schröder Galerie, Mönchengladbach, Germany
2005   “heavenly or a slice of white” Bertha & Karl Leubsdorf Gallery Hunter College, New York
2004  - 2005 ”imbenge dreamhouse ” Völkerkunde Museum Munich – Durban/Pretoria  South Africa
2004   "mindscape" Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York
2004   18 th Rosen Outdoor exhibition, Boone, NC
2004  "hard & soft" Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
2004   "under different circumstances", The Contemporary, Atlanta
2003   Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2003   "tickle pink" Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta
2003   Castel Mareccio, Bolzano, Italy
2002   "Von der Garnison zur Konversion" BBK Augsburg
2002   "breathing room", Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
2002   "Transit", Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
2002   "jump", Schmidt-Dean-Gallery, Philadelphia
2002    "benefit", White Columns, New York
2001   Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale, Hokkaido , Japan
2001  "heat" , Thatcher Projects, New York
2001   Arte BA, C/C Galeria de Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2001   "PinkRed", Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia
2000    Renate Schröder Galerie, Köln, Germany
2000   "in House" Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
2000   Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia
1998   "Timessquare Ilusions", MBM Gallery, New York
1997   Schloß Goldrain, Bolzano, Italy
1995   "grenzen", St. Moritz, Switzerland

Collections

Axa Nordstern
Glenn Fuhrmann / MSD Capital
Jean and Micheal Klein
Libby Lumpkin and David Hickey

Grants

2003  "The Yard", Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, USA
LfA Förderbank Bayern, 2006, 2008

Bibliography

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