Venske & Spänle CV

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Venske & Spänle
Julia Venske                   Born 1971 in Berlin
Gregor Spänle                Born 1969 in Munich

Artists live and work in Munich

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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017              “Minimal invasif” Margaret Thatcher Projects New York, USA
2017              " Üppig" Galerie Faessler & Ochsner, Zürich, Schweiz
2017              “Autoeater/Mangiatore” in Atlanta, Midtown Alliance, Art in Public, USA
2016              “At first sight” Ana Serratosa Arte, Valencia, Spain
2015              “Die Anderen”  Galerie Silvan Faessler, Zug, Schweiz
2015              “Wallflower”, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
2014               “Wally” Galerie Robert Drees, Hannover, Germany
                        Eclosion en Valencia, Fondo Arte, Valencia Park & the Museo de Bellas Artes, Spain (catalogue)
                        “Oh Deer” Margaret Thatcher Projects New York, NY
2013              Campo de Adoptcion Galeria Ana Serratosa, Valencia, Spain
                        The Host, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
                        Boisee, Robert Drees Galerie, Art Karlsruhe, Germany
2012               The Visitors, Museum Bad Arolsen, Kassel, Germany (catalogue)
2011               Wanderlust, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
                        Atlanta Myzot, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta ,GA
                        Uno Con Otros, Galeria Ana Serratosa, Valencia, Spain
2010               Soloposition Preview, Berlin Art Fair
                        Re-import St. Markus Kirche, Laas, Italy
                        Kunstkammer No.8, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin, Germany
                        Viewing Room, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
                        Inside, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
                        Voyage Congolaise, Arin Contemporary Art, Laguna Beach, CA
2009              Coming Together, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
                        In Hannover, Galerie Robert Drees, Hannover, Germany
                        Venske & Spänle at PYD, PYD Building, Sydney, Australia
                        Voyage Congolaise, Kunstverein Würzburg, Germany
                        Among Us, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2008              Unter uns, Kunstverein Aichach, Germany                                                                      (catalogue)
                        Unter Anderen, Delicious art space, Zürich, Switzerland
2007              Perchance to Dream, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
                        On It, Dust Gallery, Las Vegas
2006              Flow, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
2005              As If We Are Alone, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA                    
                        Redefining Space, Turchin Center for the Arts, Boone, NC
2004              Außen Vor, Lothringer 13, Munich, Germany
                        Square and Drops, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2003              We are Here, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
                        Fluff, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2002              Smurfs and Screens, Renate Schroder Galerie, Cologne, Germany
2001              Screen, Museum Eduardo Sivori, Buenos Aires, Argentina (catalogue)
2000             Köln Skulptur, Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
                        Renate Schroder Galerie, Cologne, Germany
1999              Black & White, Margaret Thatcher Projects, NY
1998              Marble, MBM Gallery, New York, NY (catalog)
1997               Transformation, MBM Gallery, New York, NY
                        AR-TS, Kunstverein Traunstein, Germany

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018             "On the edge" Aldridge Museum, Connecticut, USA
2017             “Gasträume Zürich, Schweiz
2016             “Abstraction Today”, Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia , Atlanta, USA
                       “White” Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2015              Occurence, München, Germanz
                       “Black Box” , Lehmbruckmuseum , Duisburg, Germany
                       “Heavy Metal”, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
                       Paris Art Fair, Galerie Silvan Faessler, Paris
2014             Miami Project, Margaret Thatcher Projects, Miami, USA
                       Kunst Zürich, Galerie Robert Drees, Zürich, Switzerland
                       Cadence, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
2013              Catch As Catch Can, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
                       Miami Project, Margaret Thatcher Project, Miami, USA
2012              Watch Your Step, Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY
                       Pulse Art Fair, Margaret Thatcher Projects, Miami, USA
2011              Myzots, Pulse Miami, Thatcher Projects, Miami, FL
                       Glasshouse Gallery, Regional Museum, Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia
                       Blickachsen 8, Bad Homborg, Germany
                       Biomorph, Arp Museum Rolandseck, Bonn, Germany
                       Bodily Functions, Neuer Kunstverein, Köln, Germany
                       Artefiera, Bologna, Robert Drees Galerie, Bologna, Italy
                       Artstage Singapore, C. Dietzschold Gallery, Singapore
2010              Survival-überleben, neue Kunst in alten Gärten, Lenthe, Germany                               (catalogue)
                        Summer Group Show, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
                        Pulse Miami, Margaret Thatcher Projects, Miami, FL
                        Art Zürich, Galerie Robert Drees, Zürich, Switzerland
                        Im Dialog, Galerie Rigassi, Bern, Switzerland
                        Art HK, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Hong Kong
2009              Sunny Side Up, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
                        Galerie Robert Drees, Hannover, Germany
                        Wallrocket, Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY, USA
                        In China, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, ART HK 09, Hong Kong, China
2008              Re-Mix, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
                        Wallrocket - Tribute to Ed Ruscha, Flagart Foundation, New York                                (catalogue)
                        Schrumpf, Thatcher Projects, Pulse, Miami, USA
                        Las Vegas Collects Contemporary, Art Museum Las Vegas, USA                              (catalogue)
                        Melbourne Artfair, Australia
                        Kunst Zuerich, Switzerland
2007              Chill, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
                        Cybersmorf, Installation, Pulse Art Fair, Miami
                        Smurf Austral, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
                        Luxe, Calme et Volupte, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta
2006              Strafraum, Lothringerstr.13/Spiegel, Munich, Germany
                        Flow, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
2005              Summer Sensation, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
                        Glanz und Gloria, Renate Schröder Galerie, Mönchengladbach, Germany
                        Heavenly or a Slice of White, Hunter College, New York, NY
                        12 Kunstpreis, Kunstverein, Aichach, Germany
                        Imbenge Dreamhouse, Völkerkunde Museum, Munich, German
2004              Imbenge Dreamhouse, Völkerkunde Museum, Munich, Germany and      
                        Johannesburg, South Africa
                        18th Rosen Outdoor exhibition, Boone, NC
                        ArtHouse, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
                        Mindscape, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY
                        Hard & Soft, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
                        Under Different Circumstances, Center for Contemporary Art, Atlanta
2003              Yard, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY. Curated by Robyn    
                        Donohue & Alyson Baker.
                        Group Exhibition, Conny Dietzschold, Australian Contemporary Art
                        Projects, Sydney, Australia
                        Tickle Pink, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta
                        Castle Mareccio, Bolzano, Italy
2002              Breathing Room, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
                        Transit, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
                        Jump, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                        Benefit, White Columns, New York
                        Von der Garnison zur Konversion, BBK Augsburg
2001               Heat, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
                        Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale, Hokkaido, Japan
                        Arte BA, C/C Galeria de Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina       
                        In House, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
                        Pink Red, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2000              Messe Zurich, Renate Schroder Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

PUBLIC COMISSIONS
2011                 Myzot Nachtwaechter, Hot water spring park, Icheon , South Korea
2012                Fiat Eater, Fondazione Henraux, Querceta, Italy
2008               Gumpfoten in Sendling, Quvid public art program, MunichGermany

COLLECTIONS
Axa Nordstern
Glenn Fuhrmann/ MSD Capital
Beth Rudin Dewoody
Jean and Micheal Klein
Libby Lumpkin and David Hickey

GRANTS
2006 & 2008    LfA Förderbank Bayern
2003                   The Yard, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY (Selection)
Harpers Bazaar Art, Hong Kong, Art in Germany by Veronica Chow, November 2014
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