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Nadja Nafe

Born 1984 in Tönisvorst, Germany

 

Studies

2004–11
Study of painting at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany, under Prof. Katharina Grosse and Prof. Markus Lüpertz

Master Student (Meisterschülerin) under Prof. Markus Lüpertz

 

Exhibitions (Selection)

2013
“temporary,” Galerie Schloss Neersen, Willich, Germany (solo)

“Grosse Kunstausstellung NRW Düsseldorf 2013,” Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany

“LOVE HATE,” Kunstraum Gagarin, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

2012

“homeland,” Chaplini Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cologne, Germany

“blamier mich nicht mein schönes Kind,” Projektraum, Freies Museum Berlin, Berlin, Germany

“nichts dergleichen,” Galerie Gegenwart, Karlsruhe, Germany (solo), and Galerie Kabuth, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

“c’est pas grave mais c’est sans ciel,” 9 rue Bertola, Nizza, France, and Art Karlsruhe with Galerie Gegenwart, Karlsruhe, Germany

 

2011

“rawhide,” Chaplini Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cologne, Germany (solo), and Galerie Gegenwart, Karlsruhe, Germany

 

2010

“Kunstroute Lonneker,” Enschede, Netherlands

“Nadja Nafe,” curated by Galerie Kabuth, Sparkasse Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen, Germany (solo)

“vertraute Nachbarn,” Hermann-Fischer-Haus, Neuss, Germany (solo)

 

2009

“Graf Icken de Dorf,” Kunstverein Brause, Düsseldorf, Germany

“Lust auf Öl,” Raum Kalk, Cologne, Germany

 

2008

“Startbahn,” Kunstverein Haus Spiess, Erkelenz, Germany

“Procedere,” HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt, Düsseldorf, Germany

“das Organ,” Kunstverein Haus Heinrichsrot, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany

 

2007

“Sommerfest,” Kunstverein Region Heinsberg, Heinsberg, Germany

“Klasse Lüpertz,” Galerie Kunstturm e.V., Ratingen, Germany

 

2006

Kunstverein Benrath, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

Awards and Scholarships

2012–13
International Grant Program, Lepsien Art Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany, and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

 

2008
Working Scholarship, Volendam, Netherlands

Hogan Lovells Kunstförderpreis, First Prize, Düsseldorf, Germany

Websites:
www.lepsien-art-foundation.com
www.nadjanafe.de

 

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