stef heidhues

1975                    born in Washington D.C., USA

1999-2005            study of visual arts at HfbK Hamburg with Franz Erhard Walther, Germany

2003                    Ecole nationale des Beaux Arts Lyon, France

2011                    artist in residence, APT Studio Programm, New York City

2012/13               EHF 2010 Trustee Programm, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

2015/16               travel grant for Los Angeles, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

2016                    artist in residence, CCA Andratx, Mallorca

2017                    travel grant for Beijing, China, Geka e.V.

2018                    fellowship Villa Aurora, Los Angeles

2020                    artist in residence, CCA Andratx, Mallorca

                           lives and works in Berlin, Germany

public collections

collection Peters-Messer, Berlin/Viersen

German Federal Collection of Contemporary Art

Philara collection, Düsseldorf

Collection Goldschmidt, Brussels

individual and double exhibitions (selection) (d=double, c = catalogue)

2020     " in other words..." Stef Heidhues. Carsten Sievers. curated by Marion Scharmann, Labor, Köln

2020       Die Souffleure, Galerie Eigen+Art Leipzig

2018        Martin Groß. Stef Heidhues. (d) Galerie Eigen+Art Leipzig 

2016        SPACE TAKERS SPACE MAKERS, nationalmuseum, Berlin

               BRAKE BABY, Tacho, Berlin

2015        BETWEEN HERE AND NOW, Marion Scharmann, Cologne

2013        Trespassers Only, Rudolf Scharpf Galerie, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen (c)

2012        Come As We Are, Marion Scharmann Gallery, Cologne

     Yes Sir, No Sir, Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen

2011        Emanuel Geisser. Stef Heidhues. Ricou Gallery, Brussels (d)

2010        Minor Frequencies, Parrotta Contemporary Art, Stuttgart and Project Space, Berlin

     Next Visit, invited by Natalia Stachon (d)     

2009        Mongolische Reiter, Marion Scharmann Gallery, Cologne

2008        Present Future, curated by Aurélie Voltz, Artissima Turin

     Home by accident, Grunert Gallery, Hamburg 

     Churchill Downs, SOX, Berlin 

2007        Merge, A Vessel, A Harbour, gallery Invaliden1, Berlin (d)

     The black lake, u.n.i., Hamburg 

2006        Hotel Jupiter, I can see my house from here, Kleefeld, Hamburg (d)

2005        GLISSADA diploma at HfbK Hamburg 

2004        bellevue banlieue, Appartment Anna Parkina, Paris 

     Korridor, Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg 

2003        RODEO  01, Ausstellungsraum Taubenstrasse 13, Hamburg 

2001        refuge,  Ausstellungsraum Taubenstrasse 13, Hamburg

group exhibitions (selection) (c= catalogue)

2020      politics of friendship, curated by Michael Laurent ] Diskotheca Flaming Star, General Public @ Meinblau Berlin

2019      not everything means something, honey curated by Elke Hannemann und Franziska Jaster, Galerie Eigen+Art Leipzig

             RealitätsCheck, Sammlung Peters-Messer, Kunstraum Potsdam

             Maske. Kunst der Verwandlung. curated by Dr. Barbara Scheuermann, Kunstmuseum Bonn 

             Peninsula, curated by Raaf van der Smaan, Brooklyn, New York

             Intoto, invited by Thomas Fugeirol, L40, Berlin

2018      Spuren im Raum,  with Stef Heidhues, Veronika Kellndorfer, Cyrill Lachauer, Alexej Meschtschanov, Hans Christian Schink, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn

2017      Revolte, with Birgit Brenner, Stef Heidhues, Jörg Herold, Christine Hill, Lada Nakoneschna, Ricarda Roggan, Galerie Eigen + Art, Berlin

             Und hier ist Beginn und das Ende ist dort, group with Alexej Meschtschanow and Natalia Stachon, Hothouse 4 Rough Translations, Munich

             Elastic Collisions, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna

2016      Formen in der Dämmerung. invited by Jérôme Chazeix. Kunsthalle M3, Berlin

             De Lirio / Raritätenladen, invited by Caro Suerkemper, Galerie Braubach five, Frankfurt

             Trading Places – Vom Handeln der Dinge, curated by Cumuli, Galerie 5020, Salzburg

2015/16  Trading Places – Vom Handeln der Dinge, curated by Cumuli, L40, Berlin and MEWO Kunsthalle Memmingen (c)

2015      Lady Fitness Contemporary presents Kunstverein Amrum @ ∫tatsion

             Arcadia Unbound, curated by Janine Eggert, Sibylle Jazra, Marte Kiessling, Christopher Sage , Funkhaus Berlin 

             No Show, curated by Adrian Schiesser, tête, Berlin

             trinkets for the rich, curated by Raaf van der Sman, nationalmuseum, Berlin

             Berlin Art Prize, District Berlin (c)

             New Adventures in Vexillology, Kunstverein Amrum

             Drawing Storage, curated by Giovanna Sarti, Goethe Institut, Bologna, Italy (c)

2014       On Paper. curated by Sepp Auer. Gallery Christine König, Vienna

              Westerwald. Stef Heidhues, Timo Roter, Malte Urbschat, Sebastian Zarius, Salon 8, Hamburg

              Das MAHO Programm. About Sculpture, Lady Fitness, Contemporary Artspace, Berlin

              Liebe / Love. Wilhelm-Hack-Museum Ludwigshafen, curated by Barbara Scheuermann and Cathrin Langanke (c)

              Ground Control To Major Tom, Marion Scharmann Gallery, Cologne 

2013      Gastspiel Rheinland, Galerie Mathias Güntner, Hamburg

   Viola Bittl. Stef Heidhues. Philip Seibel. curated by Hans-Jörg Clement, Eigen + Art Lab, Berlin

   Caution: Things may appear different than they are, curated by Eleven +, Auf AEG, Halle 20, Nuremberg

   STROM Festival , curated by Maria Wildeis, Kunsthaus Rhenania, Cologne.       

   Love Triangle, curated by Stefanie Hessler. Goethe Institut & Instituto Cervantes , Stockholm

   Nur Hier, German Federal Collection of Contemporary Art, Acquisitions from 2007-11 Bundeskunsthalle Bonn (c)    

2012/13   Wer zurückbleibt, wird zurückgelassen, KV St. Pauli Tour, KV Langenhagen, KV Leipzig, KV Heidelberg, Wendländischer Kunstverein

2012       en désordre, Philara Collection, Düsseldorf

    Tektonika Barbara Kasten & Magicgruppe Kulturobjekt, Kunstverein Nürnberg 

    Magicgruppe Kulturobjekt, curated by Anna Sophia Schultz, Ludwig Forum, Aachen and Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerpen

    Brussels Cologne Contemporaries, curated by Vanessa Joan Müller, Carlswerk, Cologne

2011       Auxiliary constructions, curated by Petra Reichensperger, Kunsthaus Dresden

    Magicgruppe Kulturobject, w139, Amsterdam

    line-up, Marion Scharmann Gallery, Cologne

    Duell / One can have both fleas and lice, curated by Lisa Frei, ChristingerDeMayo, Zürich

    Nachtauslage, curated by Susanne Prinz, Lena Brüning, Berlin 

2010       (Post.)Surreal Art from Meret Oppenheim to Mariella Mosler, curated by Belinda Grace Gardner, Levy Gallery, Hamburg (c)

    The Mistake, essays and observations, Berlin

    Seismograph, The Forgotten Bar, Berlin

    Exhibition 10th anniversary, Kunstverein Glückstadt (c)

    Number Seven, Gallery Sebastien Ricou, Brussels

    Weisser Schimmel Or you can observe a lot by watching, Phönix Art, Falckenberg Collection, Hamburg curated by Nikola Torke and Christoph Grau (c)

    Capc, où la vie saisie par l‘art, Capc Bordeaux  curated by Aurélie Voltz

    Von dritten Räumen, Kunsthaus Hamburg (c) 

2009       Minton‘s Playhouse, Artnews projects, Berlin (c)

    Diesseits der Alpen: Hunger Jenseits der Alpen: Durst, Berlin

2008       The Garden Eden, Caravan Berlin 

    Stef Heidhues.Julia Horstmann.Sebastian Rohrbeck, Samsa, Berlin

2007       Group Show, Golden Pudel Club, Hamburg

    Past Future Traces, Autohaus Karlsruhe

2006       candidates for Hamburg scholarship Kunsthaus, Hamburg

   Die schöne Nacht im Liebeskraut, Kampagne, Berlin

2005      candidates for Hamburg scholarship, Kunsthaus Hamburg

   Re-Escape, Kunsthaus and other sites, Hamburg

   Galerie Nomadenoase, Art Basel Miami Beach

   Fairyland, Elektrohaus Hamburg c)

2001      Glück statt Plastik, class of Franz Erhard Walther at Palais für aktuelle Kunst, Glückstadt (c)

2000      Kunstaustauschdienststelle, Spielsalon Venus, Berlin  Moabit

Bibliography

 

2020            Heidhues, Stef. „Ich werfe eine Handvoll Gips in den Raum–das ist eine Skulptur.“ Shifting Perspectives. Franz Erhard Walther. ed. Jana Baumann. Munich: Haus der Kunst . Verlag Hatje Cantz, 2020

 2019            Mask. The Art of Transformation. ed. Barbara Scheuermann. Bonn: Kunstmuseum. Wienand Verlag, 2019

2017            artist book on Los Angeles, 3 unique issues. self published

2015            Cumuli / Trading Places. ed. Camelot, Susanne Prinz. Berlin: Verein zur Förderung von Kunst und Kultur am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz e.V.

                   Berlin Art Prize.ed. Sophie Jung, Alicia Reuter. Berlin. 2015

2014            Liebe/Love. ed. Barbara Scheuermann. Ludwigshafen: Wilhelm-Hack-Museum. Kerber Verlag. 2014

2013            Stef Heidhues Trespassers Only. ed. Barbara Scheuermann. Ludwigshafen: Rudolf-Scharpf-Galerie des Wilhelm-Hack-Museums. DistanzVerlag. 2013

                   Nur Hier. German Federal Collection of Contemporary Art. New acquisitions 2007-11. ed. Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland GmbH. Bonn.   Verlag Die neue Sachlichkeit in der CH. Schroer GmbH. 2013

 2012           Flair Magazine, Issue 3, Nov 2012

                   Art Spaces Directory. ed. New Museum . New York/Hong Kong : New Museum/Art Asia Pacific. 2012

2010           The Ear of Giacometti. ed.Thomas Levy. Hamburg. Kerber Verlag. 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                          

                   Weisser Schimmel, or You can observe a lot by watching. eds. Nikola Torke and Christoph Grau. Hamburg: Walter König. 2010

2010            Von dritten Räumen. eds. A.Grau, J. Henning, P. M‘barek, V. Mueller, S.Vohland, A. Wenzel.  Hamburg: Textem Verlag. 2010

2009            The Chain. Berlin. eds. Peeping Tom Caroline Niiemant,  Stéphane Blanc. Paris: Peeping Tom and Double Magazine. 2009

                   Anachronism and Interferences. ed. Cathedral. Lausanne: Cathedral. 2009

2005           Franz Erhard Walter. ed. University of Fine Arts Hamburg. Hamburg. 2005

2004           Sammlung Taubenstrasse. ed. Tjorg Beer. Hamburg / Frankfurt on Main: Revolver Verlag. 2004

                   Kunstlichtkongress. ed. Tjorg Beer. Zurich / Frankfurt on Main: Revolver Verlag. 2004

2002            ...und er sah, dass es gut war. eds. Pia Stadtbäumer, Noemi Smolik. Hamburg. 2002

2002            Ausstellungsraum Taubenstrasse13. 1999 – 2002. eds. Tjorg Beer, Tatjana Greiner. Hamburg: Verlag der Fachbuchhandlung Sautter und Lackmann. 2002

2001            Glück statt Plastik. eds. class of Franz Erhard Walther. Palais für aktuelle Kunst. Glückstadt. 2001

 press

2018            studiovisit. TV portrait. Arte Metropolis

2014            Stef Heidhues. Starter. Portrait by Birgit Sonna. Art Magazin 6/2014

2012           Yes Sir No Sir. Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen. Review by Jens Asthoff. 

                   Kunstforum International. Issue 218. 2012

2004            Korridor. Project space of the Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg. Review by Jens Asthoff, Kunstbulletin 11/2004      

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