EDUCATION

Hunter College, New York City, USA
2020 MFA Studio Art (New Genres)

Academy of Fine Arts Munich, Germany
Painting and Graphics with Prof. Gerhard Merz and Prof. Gregor Hildebrandt
2016 Honored as Master Scholar (“Meisterschuelerin“) of Prof. Gregor Hildebrandt
2017 Diploma Fine Arts

University of Regensburg, Germany
2010 Mathematics / Art Education (First State Examination)
2009 Information Science / Fine Art and Esthetical Education (B.A.)

 

 

GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

P.Art Fonds, Spiegelberger Foundation, 2020
Catalogue funding, LFA Foerderbank, 2020
Project Grant, Erwin und Gisela Steiner Foundation, 2020
Spring 2020 Master’s Theses Support Grant, Hunter College, NYC, 2020
Debutant Grant of the State of Bavaria, 2018 (as Kitti & Joy)
2:1 Der Muenchner Preis fuer Kunst, SoNet e.V. Munich, 2017 (as Kitti & Joy)
Project Grant Emilie Porzer’sche Foundation, 2017
Project Grant, Steiner Foundation, 2017
Studio funding program of the Bavarian State, 2016
Art Calendar, LFA Foerderbank, 2016/17
Master Scholar, 2016
Anniversary Scholarship, AdBK Munich, 2016 (Kitti & Joy)
Studio funding, Fondara Immobilien AG, Steiner Foundation and Akademieverein, 2016
Funding for Kitti & Joy invite friends, Akademieverein, Munich 2016 (as Kitti & Joy)
Komoedie der Vereinfachung, LFA funding, 2015
Art Prize 13, Regensburg, 2013

 

 

SELECTED SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2019
ON HOLD ON, Municipal Gallery Cordonhaus, Cham, Germany
IN TURN IN, Gallery Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg, Germany
3 a.m. GALLERY, 866 UN Plaza, New York, USA

2018
Debutant Exhibition of the Artist Union Munich (BBK), Galerie der Kuenstler, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)

2017
Kitti & Joy feat. Marina, edel extra, Nuremberg, Germany
2016 Dance Dance Revolution, Hall of Mental Cultivation, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Cosmic Latte, Gallery Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg, Germany
Somewhere it’s still last night, Raum49, Munich, Germany

2015
Train & Gain with Kitti & Joy, AkademieGalerie, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Home, Gallery MZ, Augsburg, Germany

2014
draussen im dunkel, Gallery Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg, Germany
home away from home, AkademieGalerie, Munich, Germany

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

2020
The Immigrant Artist Biennial, New York, USA (upcoming)
Thresholds, 205 Hudson Gallery, New York, USA (upcoming)
Popular Jewlry, PAD Gallery, Soho, New York, USA
Assemblage, Olympia Projects, New York, USA (online)
Alles anders, Gallery Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg, Germany

2019
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein Munich, Germany
Spaetgaben, Empfangshalle, Munich, Germany
No Method, Yarc Gallery und Miro Center, Gwangju, South Korea
Mostly Fine Adults, Pfizer Building, Brooklyn, USA
Nico : Wie kann die Luft so schwer sein an einem Tag an dem der Himmel so blau ist, Institut für Moderne Kunst, Atelier- und Galeriehaus Defet, Nuremberg, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Wiedersehen, Kunstarkaden, Munich, Germany
Subpoena, Parsol Projects, New York City, USA

2018
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein Munich
Act I, Scene II, 2nd Floor Gallery, 205 Hudson Street, New York, USA
The Bogart Salon, 56 Bogart Street, New York, USA
Kombi 6, Bethanien, Berlin (as Kitti & Joy)
Aufbruch, Wurlitzer Pied a Terre Collection, Berlin
Kunst fuer Kinder (Public Art for Children), research project for Quivid – the Art in Public Space Program of the City of Munich, Germany
Wir schwimmen alle im gleichen Wasser, Pasinger Fabrik, Munich, Germany

2017
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Salon der Gegenwart, Hamburg, Germany
Another world is possible, Institut of Moderne Art, Zumikon, Nuremberg, Germany
Tacker, Galerie der Kuenstler, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Sea, Sex and Sun, Galerie Christine Mayer, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Reagens, Lothringer13 Halle, Munich, Germany
upstream!east, easy!upstream, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Hello Babies, Diploma Show, Kantine and H-Series, Class of Gregor Hildebrandt, AdBK Munich, Germany

2016
Fortune Favors Future Jitti & Koy morph edition, artist book for 100 for 10, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Zimmer frei, Hotel Mariandl, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
machinery, easy!upstream, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Karl & Faber Grant 2016, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Junge Kunst, Kuenstlerhaus Marktoberdorf, Germany
Tender is the night, Gallery Christine Mayer, Munich, Germany
Annual Exhibition, Kunstverein Rosenheim, Germany
Kitti & Joy invite friends, Koesk, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Otherland Support for Single, D 2015 (Bonny/Wissel), NAK, Aachen, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)

2015
Recommended by, easy!upstream, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Jahrhundertgaben, Weltraum, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Forevermore, performative intervention, Kunstverein, Munich, Germany(as Kitti & Joy)
Fookbair, alternative Bookfair, Frankfurt, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Kamp Kaya, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria (as Kitti & Joy)
Annual Exhibition, Kunstverein Rosenheim, Germany
Stadt der Frauen – ein Kongress, State Opera Festival, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)
Kerstin Braetsch with Mount Trailer, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Germany
Munich Contemporary Art, Aki Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Komoedie der Vereinfachungen, Kunstarkaden, Munich, Germany (as Kitti & Joy)

2014
Arte Laguna Prize (shortlisted), Finalist Exhibition, Nappe Arsenale, Venice, Italy

2013
Flora, Gallery Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg, Germany
Celeste Prize (shortlisted), Finalist Exhibition, Ex-Bibli Art Center, Rome, Italy

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Municipal Gallery of the City of Regensburg, Leerer Beutel, Regensburg, Germany
Collection of Regensburg University, Germany
The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Geometric Times, Linguistic Spaces, Hammann von Mier Verlag, Munich, Germany (upcoming) (solo)
Kunst für Kinder, Quivid – the Art in Public Space Program of the City of Munich, Germany ,2019
NICO – Wie kann die Luft so schwer sein an einem Tag an dem der Himmel so blau ist, Verlag für Moderne Kunst, Wien Austria, 2019
Premium Discount, Hammann von Mier Verlag, Munich, Germany, 2018 (Kitti & Joy, solo)
Zimmer frei im Hotel Mariandl 2000 – 2017, Kulturreferat Munich, Germany 2018
Salon der Gegenwart 2017, Hamburg, Germany, 2017
KAYA, editied by Eva Birkenstock, Kunsthaus Bregenz A r e n a, Series Volume 4, 2016
Fortune Favors Future Jitti & Koy morph edition, ReflektorM & melville brand design, Germany 2016
Munich Contemporary Art, Aki Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan, 2015
Komoedie der Vereinfachung, LFA Katalog, Munich, Germany, 2015
Arte Laguna 13.14., MoCa, Modern Contemporary Art, Venice, Italy, 2014
Celeste Prize 2013, On Demand Editions, Italiy, 2013