Olaf Kühnemann

„Jegliches Ausarbeiten der Form ist bei diesem Maler Farbereignis, die langsam sich aufbauende Welt des Gegenstands ein Herausschälen aus Farbe. Figürliches und Nicht-Figürliches pendeln ihre Stellenwerte aus. Linie und Fläche bilden ihr eigenes Koordinatensystem. „

Christoph Tannert – Künstlerischer Leiter im KÜNSTLERHAUS BETHANIEN Berlin ¹

 

Vita / CV
Geboren 1972 in Basel, Schweiz.
Born in Basel Switzerland, 1972.

Aktuell / Current
2014 Residency at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (January 2014-April 2015)

Vorschau / Upcoming
2015 Solo exhibition, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (March 2015)
2015 Exhibition with Michelle Jezierski, GALERIE FRANZKOWIAK, Berlin, Germany (March 2015)

Solo Exhibitions / Einzelausstellungen
2014
Heartworn Highways, Circle1, Berlin, Germany (curator: Jorgina Stamogianni and Doreet Levitte Harten)
Turpentine Dreams, Feinberg Projects, Tel Aviv, Israel (curator: Yham Hameiri)

2012
Disposition, Upstairs Gallery, Meyerbohlenoldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany (Curator: Dr. Monica Meyer-Bohlen).
Painting Installation, collaboration between Eva & Bernard fashion label and Alexander Ochs Galleries Berlin|Beijing at Mercedes-Benz Berlin fashion week.

2011-2012
Balancing Acts, Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2010
Outside-in, Pavillon am Milchof, Berlin, Germany (Curator: Doris Knöfel, in cooperation with schir – art concepts)

2009
M.D.F Woods, Art+ Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel (Curators: Dana Golan & Aya Lurie; Catalogue). Permanent Installation.
Schichten/Layers, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany (Curators: Alexander Baumgarte & Friederike Schwarzer; Catalogue).

2008
Family, Tree, Gallery 39 for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel (Text: Ruti Direktor, Catalogue).

2007
Hornby Island, Tel Aviv Artists’ Studios, Israel (Curator: Vered Gani).
Homescapes, The Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (Curator: Milana Gitzin-Adiram).

2005
Family Papers (It’s Me: Auto/biography), Herzliya MOCA, Israel (Curators: Joshua Simon & Dalya Levin).

1999
Golem, Start Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.

1995
Painting and Drawing, Zvi Lachman’s Private Workshop, Herzliya, Israel.

Selected Group Exhibitions / ausgewählte Gruppenausstellungen
2013
Opening exhibition, Circle1, Berlin, Germany (Curator: Doreet LeVitte Harten)
Go Figure, Ha’agaf gallery, Haifa, Israel (Curator: Yaara Oren)

2011
Facelook, Tel Aviv Museum of Art (Curator: Sara Reiman Shor)
Update your Reality, Alexander Ochs Galleries Berlin| Beijing (Curator: Alexander Ochs, in cooperation with schir – art concepts)

2009
Zu Tisch, Berliner Kabinett, Galerie im Turm, Berlin, Germany (Curator: Frank Dirsch & Dorit Bearach)
(Tel Aviv), Galerie Ardizon, Bregenz, Austria (Curator: Heimo Wallner, Text: Johanna Lettmayer)
Family Traces, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel (Curator: Tamar Manor-Friedman).
Lo-li-ta, Office in Tel Aviv Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (Curator: Ron Bartosh).
In Drawers, Kalisher,Tel Aviv, Israel (Curator: Dr. Guy Morag Tzepelewitz).
Artists at Work, Hagada Hasmalit, Tel Aviv, Israel (Curators: Eden Bannet & Adam Abulafya).
Fresh Paint #2 , The Young Israeli Art Fair Tel Aviv, Israel.
Passages, Gallery 10, Rehovot, Israel (Curator: Carmit Blumenzon).

2008
Facing the Sea, cinematheque Tel Aviv and Ness Ziona, Israel (Curator: Yehudit Mezkel, Catalogue).
Fresh Paint, The Young Israeli Art Fair, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Vergescapes, Kiryat Tiv’on Gallery, Israel (Curator: Tali Cohen-Garbuz).

2007
Traces III, The Jerusalem Drawing Biennial, Israel (Curator: Dalya Manor, Catalogue).
Displacements, Bat Yam Museum For Contemporary Art, Israel (Curator: Milana Gitzin-Adiram,   Text: Lea Abir, Catalogue).
The Beautiful Void, Gallery 39, Tel Aviv, Israel (Curator: Tal Lanir).
The Rear, The first Herzliya Biennial, Israel (Curators: Joshua Simon & Dalya Levin, Catalogue).
Gouaches, Residency Hotel Pupik Schrattenberg, Austria (Curator: Heimo Wallner).
Israeli Art From The Collection, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel (Curator: Ellen Ginton).

2006
Paperwork, The Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (Curator: Milana Gitzin-Adiram).
Today Even The Drawers Are Winners, Klara Wallner Gallery, Berlin, Germany (Curator: Klara Wallner).
2004
Pets, Time For Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (Curator: Tali Cederbaum).
2002
Where Are The Children, Givon Gallery Tel Aviv / Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel (Curator: Neomi Givon).

2001
Nes Ziona and  Kfar Saba City Gallery, Israel (Curator: Danoush Lachman).
2000 Drawing Show, David-Yalin college Gallery Jerusalem, Israel (Curator: Tamara Rickman).

1997
Alumni Show, NY Studio School Gallery, Manhattan NY, USA.

1994
Graduates Show, Parsons School of Design Gallery, Manhattan NY, USA.

1993
Young Painters, The Painting Center, Manhattan NY, USA.
National Arts Club, Manhattan NY, USA.

Awards / Preise
2008  Isracard Award, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel.
1994  Scholarship for Arts, Parsons School of Design Manhattan NY, USA.
1992-3 Two Awards of Excellence for Painting, National Arts Club, Manhattan NY, USA.

Education / Studium und Ausbildung
1992-1994  MFA, Parsons School of Design, Manhattan NY, USA.
1991-1992  NY Studio School, Manhattan NY, USA.
Studied with painter David Paulson, Brooklyn NY, USA.
1985-1991  Student and Assistant to Zvi Lachman, Herzliya, Israel.

Teaching / Lehrtätigkeit
2003-2009: The Midrasha School of Art, Beit-Berl Kfar-Sava, Israel.
2007-2009: Avni institute Tel Aviv, Israel.
2005-2007: Hatachana, Tel Aviv, Israel.

¹ Christoph Tannert, Zitat aus der Eröffnungsrede zur Ausstellungseröffnung BETWEEN HERE mit Olaf Kühnemann & Michelle Jezierski am 28.03. 2015, GALERIE FRANZKOWIAK, Berlin