VITA

 Born 1981 in Bremen. Lena Schmidt lives and works in Hamburg, Germany. She studied Fine Art at the Hochschule für Bildenden Künste Hamburg from 2004 to 2011 with Prof. Matt Mullican (Sculpture) and Prof. Mari Jose Burki (Video Art).

EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2017

»Outdoors«, solo show, 30works II, Cologne, DE

»Silence In Between«, solo show, Kunstverein Stade, DE

2016

»Off Property 2«, group show, Studio 45, Hamburg, DE

»Add Art«, group show, Art Lawyer, Hamburg, DE

2015

»Bildwechsel«, shared solo show, Galerie Atelier Klint, Rendsburg, DE

»Kunst unter der Pyramide, Urban Art«, Group Exhibition, Kreissparkasse Heilbronn, Heilbronn, DE

 2014

»The Daily Moods of Lena Schmidt & Christian Jaeschke«, shared solo show, Herr Beinlich – Contemporary Fine Art Space, Bielefeld, DE

»Betreff 28«, Westwerk goes Bremer Kunstfrühling, group show, Bremen, DE

2013

»Betreff 28«, group show, Westwerk, Hamburg, DE

»CityLeaks @ 30works«, group show, 30works Gallery, Cologne, DE

permanent group show, Pure Evil Gallery, London, UK

»Love Is The Law Magazine Issue #4 Launch Party«, group show, Apiary Studios, London, UK

»Art Exhibition«, group show, Surf & Skate Festival, Hamburg, DE

»Memories Of Forgotten Places«, solo show, Braeuning Contemporary, Hamburg, DE, catalog

2012

»Power Lines«, solo show, k’ – Zentrum aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, DE, catalog

»A year of paintings and other pursuits«, group show, Victory Gallery, Portland OR, USA

»Party find ich unheimlich interessant«, group show, Galerie Oel-Frueh, Hamburg, DE

»Love is the Law Magazine – Press Launch«, group show, the COB Gallery, London, UK

»Knock On Wood«, group show, Schau Fenster, Berlin, DE

»Love is the Law Magazine Pre Launch Show«, group show, Cafe 1001, London, UK

2011

“Urban Scapes”, solo show, Victory Gallery, Portland OR, USA

“New Small Works”, group show during Art Basel Miami Beach, Primary Project Space, Miami, USA

“Kunst bei InterSearch”, group show, InterSearch, Hamburg, DE

“WRY – Wendenstraße goes Galerie Genscher”, group show, Galerie Genscher, Hamburg, DE

“Lucid”, Exhibtion with Evan Robarts, Primary Project Space, Miami, USA

“Helping Hounds of Hell” Charity group show, Berlin Art Projects Gallery, Berlin and Hamburger Botschaft, Hamburg and Berlin, DE, catalog

“Dirty Works @ 30works Volume 2”, group show at 30works Gallery, Cologne, DE

2010

“Benefiz-Versteigerung, 15 Quadrat – Kunst macht Schule” by Sotheby´s Hamburg, Player´s Lounge, Hamburg, DE, catalog

“Nord Art 2010”, group show at KIC; Rendsburg, DE, catalog

2009

“Hamburger Aussichten”, group show, Gängeviertel; Hamburg, DE

“INDEX 09”, group show, Kunsthaus Hamburg; Hamburg, DE, catalog

“urbanscapes”, solo show, heliumcowboy artspace; Hamburg, DE

2008

“Junge Kunst im Bundesumweltministerium Erwerbungen 2006 und 2007”, group show;
Bonn, DE

“5 years heliumcowboy artspace“, group show, anniversary exhibition at Bieberhaus;
Hamburg, DE

“tod bis tödlich”, group show with Kunstkollektiv Brandshof; Hamburg, DE

2007

“outdoor”, group show at Westwerk; Hamburg, DE

2006

“Index06”, group show at Kunsthaus Hamburg; Hamburg, DE, catalog

“Plattform #3”, group show at Kunstverein Hannover; Hannover, DE

“Ballistische Brücke/Brandshof Festiv”, group show with Kunstkollektiv Brandshof;
Hamburg, DE

“Hammerbrook:Kunst in der Stadtentwicklung”, group show at KuBaSta; Hamburg,
DE

2005

annual group exhibition at HFBK/Academy of Fine Arts Hamburg; Hamburg, DE

group show at Projektraum Rothenburgsort; Hamburg, DE

“25 Artists”, group‐show at Galerie Oel‐Frueh; Hamburg, DE

Nacht des Wissens“, exhibition throughout the city; Hamburg, DE

group show at Künstlerhaus Wendenstraße e.V.; Hamburg, DE

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2011

The Fountainhead Residency Programme, Miami, USA

2010

The Fountainhead Residency Programme, Miami, USA

2007  – 2010

Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes / German National Academic Foundation

PRINT

Love Is The Law Magazine –  Issue #1

Die Hamburger Galerien – Issue #7

Catapult Art Mag – Issue #21

Love Is The Law Magazine – Issue #4

DSV Kunstkontor – Edition S 38/2013