Friedhard Kiekeben

Curriculum Vitae: Friedhard Kiekeben


  • Artist

  • Associate Professor Fine Art, (tenured) Columbia College, Chicago, IL, USA


Education


  • MPhil RCA Research Degree in Printmaking 1993

Thesis Title: "Reality, Illusion and the Matrix Principle"

Royal College of Art, London, England

- the first research degree in Printmaking awarded by the RCA


  • Diploma in Art and Design , (nine-year program) 1990

Specialization in Printmaking; Thesis Title: "Das Prinzip Reihung"

(‘The Series Principle / Etching as Installation’)

Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach, Germany

- MFA level degree,


  • Painting and Printmaking 1986 - 1987

Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland




Select International Exhibitions and Projects


Note: One Man Show (OMS); Catalogue (CAT)


2016:

  • Madison’, CICA Museum, Korea

  • Quantum Square’, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art

  • CIRCA – Digital Art’, Nest Art Factory, Bridgeport, CT

  • In-Line’, Sulfur Studios, Savannah

  • Abstraction’, Evelyn E. Jorgensen Gallery, MO


2015:

  • Madison’, Set of Prints/Drawings, Tieton 10X, Tieton Arts Center, WS, CAT

  • Quantum Ice – Ohio’, Vinyl Print Installation, Pearl Conard Gallery, OSU, Mansfield, Ohio

as part of ‘Interventions’, curated by the Fuse Factory, Columbus, OH


2014:

  • On Form’, Paintings ‘In Volo’ and ‘Loop’ Drawing Projects, Gallery Arte Giani, Frankfurt

  • 'Unmonumental', Public Arts Project, Columbia, MO, CAT


2013:

  • Curation of ‘On Big Drawings’ | extensive studio work: ‘In Volo/Flow’ Painting Cycle


2012:

  • Friction - Intaglio’, Print Installation, ‘Process and Purpose’, Contemporary Printmaking,

         Olive Branch, Ithaca, NY, CAT

  • Retrospect’, Selected Works from Gallery Artists, Arte Giani Gallery, Frankfurt

  • Art Fairs, Arte Giani, Frankfurt and Zurich, Frankfurt


2011:

  • 'Quantum Ice', Arte Giani Gallery, and Frankfurt Zurich Art Fair, OMS


2010:

  • 'Tumble', Gallery Guillaume Daeppen, Basel, OMS, CAT

  • 'Loop', Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, OMS, CAT

  • 'D’Offay Miniatures', Murphy Hill Gallery, Chicago

  • 'Von Anfang An', Arte Giani Gallery , Frankfurt


2008-2013:

  • 'Two Pillars', public art installation

Commissioned by Chicago CTA and Columbia College, installed August 2008


2008:

  • 'Flower Cast', Human Nature Exhibition, A+D Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, CAT

  • Curator of 'Multiply', Alyson Shotz, Robert Krawczick, Jesse Seay, A+D Gallery, Chicago, CAT

  • Cascade-Shatter-Flow', Caro DOffay Gallery, Chicago, OMS


2007:

  • Deva-Veda’, Digital Print Installation, Castle Park Arts Center, Frodsham, UK, January - February 2007

  • Co-curator with Jennifer Kiekeben of ‘Multiply’ (UK) printed works by Columbia College students, Castle Park Arts Centre, UK, January - February 2007

  • Work in Process, A+D Gallery, Chicago, CAT

  • Friction’ installation for Eye Tricks, Walsh Gallery, South Orange, NJ


2006:

  • Cascade’, installation, OMS at Ahlbergshallen Museum, S stersund, CAT

  • Publication of ‘Cascade, New Work’, Friedhard Kiekeben; Catalogue with introductory essay by Sabina Ott, CAT

  • Flow installation for International Invitational, Christel DeHaan Arts Center, University of Indianapolis

  • Curator: Two Halves, International Exchange Exhibition, RIT, NY / University of Chester / Frodsham Arts Center


2005:

  • Transit’, Retrospective Exhibition 1990-2006 OMS, Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax UK

  • Deva’, digital installation with additional prints, OMS at the Grosvenor Museum, Chester UK


2004:

  • Representation at Art Frankfurt by Gallery Giani

  • Contributor in International Mini Print Exhibition TS, CAT


2003:

  • Beyond Steps’, installation for the Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston UK

  • Shatter’, OME, Gallery Arte Giani, Frankfurt


2002:

  • Aphelion’, Art.tm, Inverness

  • Represented at Glasgow Art Fair by Art.tm

  • Howard Gardens Gallery TS, Cardiff

  • Represented at Art Frankfurt, Arte Giani, CAT

  • Wrexham City Art Centre


2001:

  • Tinflowers’, installation, OMS, Gallery Giani, Frankfurt

  • Friction installation and TS, Bevier Gallery, Rochester, NY, CAT

  • In-Print’, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull UK, CAT

  • Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries


2000:

  • Field of Vision’, installation, OMS, Kunsthaus Wiesbaden

  • New Attitudes’, Gallery Daeppen, Art Frankfurt, CAT


1999:

  • Cluster’, installation OMS, Gallery Guillaume Daeppen, Basel

  • Cluster’, installation, Kunst Zrich, CAT

  • New Attitudes’, Gallery Daeppen, Art Frankfurt, CAT

  • University of Illinois


1998:

  • Bilder sind staerker als Worte’, installation, Gallery Daeppen, Basel

  • Crystal Yellow’, installation, OMS, Art Frankfurt

Installation for Gallery Daeppen, Art Zurich, CAT

  • Crystal Black’, installation, OMS, Citizens Studios, Edinburgh


1997:

  • Crystal-Red’, installation, OMS, Kunstverein Friedberg, CAT

  • Publication of Crystal catalogue with essay by Johannes Kogler, CAT

  • Installation, Objekte, Graphik, Arte Giani, Frankfurt, CAT

  • Art Frankfurt, Arte Giani, CAT

  • Art Cologne, Gallery Guillaume Daeppen, CAT

  • AWARD: First Media Art Prize, Deutsche Telekom


1993-96:

  • In Print’, Castle Museum, Nottingham, CAT

  • In Print’, Walsall Museum and Art Gallery, CAT

  • ArCade’ - Digital Art TS, University of Brighton, CAT

  • La folie du voir’, installation, Gallery Daeppen, Basel

  • Friction’, installation, Art Cologne, Gallery Daeppen, CAT

  • Transit’, installation OMS, Gallery Daeppen, Basel

  • Publication of Friedhard Kiekeben – ‘Selected Works’ with essay by Charle Esche (Van Abbemuseum), CAT

  • Artists' Impressions’, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, CAT

  • Depot - Public Warehouse, Art Cologne, CAT

  • Durhammer Gallery, Frankfurt

  • Installation for ‘American and European Works on Paper’, Gallery 86, Trier, CAT

  • Transit installation, Royal College of Art, London, CAT

  • AWARD: ‘OSARCA Prize 1993’, Royal College of Art, London


1992:

  • Fusion Projects’, Royal College of Art, London

  • Square Progression’, Installation OMS, Gallery 86, Trier

  • Art Book, ‘Hebbel – diaries’, Edition Tiessen

  • Matrix’, installation OMS, Gallery Daeppen, Basel

  • AWARD: Mathews Wrightson Trust Award, RCA, London


1991:

  • Domacinovic, Uliczka, Kiekeben installation, Kunstverein Offenbach, CAT

  • Square Progression’, installation OMS, Gallery Daeppen, Basel

  • Square 33’, installation, OMS, Maclaurin Gallery, Ayr

  • AWARD: Artist Award Johannes Mosbach Stiftung, OF


1990:

  • Square 33’, installation, Hochschule fr Gestaltung, OF

  • Kunststudenten stellen aus’, Kunsthalle, Bonn, CAT

  • Sequence 52’, installation OMS, Galerie im Kreishaus, Hofheim


1986-89:

  • Media’, installation, Gallery G. Daeppen, Frankfurt

  • Roepke-Kiekeben’, Epiphanias Gallery, OMS, Frankfurt

  • 22nd Arnoldshainer Ausstellung, OMS

  • Project David’, installation, OMS, Gallery Daeppen, Frankfurt

  • Totem’, Dreieich Gallery

  • Selected Works’, Main-Taunus Arts Trust

  • AWARD: Studio Scholarship, Frankfurter Sparkasse

  • AWARD: First Prize, Kunstsammlung Main-Taunus, Hofheim



Work Held in Collections


Collection Giani, Frankfurt

Motion PR, Chicago

Collection Riedl

Collection Daeppen, Basel

Columbia College Chicago

Royal College of Art, London

Collection Reeves, UK

Grosvenor Museum, Chester, UK

Ostersund Municipal Collection, Sweden

University of Indianapolis

Rochester Institute of Technology, NY

Gracefield Arts Centre, UK

Kunstsammlung Main-Taunus

Warwick Arts Trust, London

Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach

Frankfurter Sparkasse, Offenbach

Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt/Darmstadt 

Collection Schlosser / Förderverein des
MMK Frankfurt, Bad Homburg

Collection Schirmer, Trier

Europaeische Akademie fuer Bildende Kunst, Trier

Collection Giani-Leber, Frankfurt

Collection Raff, Frankfurt

Kunstsammlung der Deutschen Telekom, Suhl / Berlin

GAP, Frankfurt,

Other Private Collections



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