biography

October 11. 2011

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BIOGRAPHY

1978 Born in Berlin
2005 Graduate of the Universität der Künste, Berlin – Professor Georg Baselitz
2006 Meisterschüler Universität der Künste, Berlin – Professor Daniel Richter
2011 Artist-in-Residence, Princeton University, Princeton, USA
2012 Board Member and Mentor, “The Young Mesopotamians” – Baghdad University,
College of Fine Arts, Iraq/London
2013 Board Member “Marma Berlin” Artist in Residence Program
Lichtenberg Open Art, initiator and board member for artistic wall works in public space

SOLO SHOWS (SELECTION)

2016 “LIQAˈ”, Galerie Ludorff, Düsseldorf
“EN VIE”, art@sanofi, Berlin
“fluid”, Kunstverein Duisburg
2015 “Siedepunkt”, Galerie Fahnemann, Berlin
“OffYourColorChart”, Nextower, Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt am Main
“delizia”, Galerie Tristan Lorenz, Frankfurt am Main
“vitamin sea”, Kunstverein Bad Dürkheim
“Kunst=Natur-X”, Kultur rockt, Haus Berghoff, Sundern
2014 “amour fou”, Galerie Ludorff, Düsseldorf
“embody”, Falckenberg Unique Art Concepts, Hamburg
2013 “urbanity” Kunstverein Östliches Sauerland, Brilon
“Malerei” Kunstverein Lippe, Schloss Detmold
“stratum” Fahnemann Projects, Berlin
“mind spray” Kunstverein Heppenheim
“underneath” Falckenberg Unique Art Concepts, Hamburg
“iloom” Galerie Terminus, München
2012 “Jedem Anfang wohnt ein Zauber inne” Perm Art Residency, Perm, Russia
“Christian Awe – new works” Loewenpalais, Stiftung Starke, Berlin
“Resurrecting Color” Fahnemann Projects, Berlin
2011 “Meer aus Farben” Kunstförderverein Weinheim, Weinheim
2010 “Wynwood Kitchen and Bar” Goldman Projects, Miami
2008 “Istanbul/Berlin” Contemporary Istanbul, Istanbul

GROUP SHOWS (SELECTION)

2016 “OPENING”, Galerie Tore Suessbier, Berlin
“STILL LOST”, Kunstraum SCHAU FENSTER, Berlin
“Abstract Attitudes”, Galerie Christa Burger, München
“RÄUME”, The Workspace, Berlin
“35 Jahre Galerie Fahnemann”, Galerie Fahnemann, Berlin
“Lithomania”, Kunstraum SCHAU FENSTER, Berlin
“30 Jahre – 30 Künstler/innen”, Kunstförderverein Weinheim
2015 “GERMAN COOL”, Salsali Private Museum, Dubai
“paper works II”, TS art projects, Berlin
E.ON–Benefiz-Verkaufsausstellung: “Kunst für Obdach – 20 Jahre fiftyfifty”, Düsseldorf
“40 Jahre – 40 Meisterwerke”, Galerie Ludorff, Düsseldorf
“B[e] 52!”, 52 Masterworks, Kunsthaus Maximilian, München
“Open Water”, Galerie Ludorff, Düsseldorf
“N°2″ Group Show, Galerie Tristan Lorenz, Frankfurt am Main
“Formen der Abstraktion”, Galerie Ludorff, Düsseldorf
“In Situ – die Kunst mit der Architektur”, Galerie Borchardt, Hamburg
2014 Bernheimer Contemporary, München
“Schlaraffenland”, Alte Börse Marzahn, Berlin
“Urban Heroes”, Kooperative K, Hagen
Conturbanaries Art Fair, Stattbad Berlin
IAO OO, Berlin
Dachwood & Zeichnung, Berlin
“reKOLLEKT”, Galerie Borchardt, Hamburg
2013 “Kulturwelten”, Kulturhaus Karlshorst / Land Berlin
“Wir ueberschreiten den Rubikon” Ostrale, Dresden
2012 “Escape the Golden Cage 2012″, Vienna
“reKOLLEKT”, Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Berlin
“Figuring Abstraction”, Galerie Favardin & de Verneuil, Paris
2011 “salondergegenwart”, Hamburg
“Neue Abstraktion” Fahnemann Projects, Berlin
“Christian Awe / Banksy / Russel Young” Keszler Gallery, Southampton, New York
“The Urban Artist” Circleculture Gallery, Soho House, Berlin
“Orlando/Berlin” Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando
“An exchange with Sol Lewitt” Cabinet, New York / MASS MoCA – Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams
“New Art – Formerly known As: New Art” Circleculture Gallery, Berlin
2010 “Boomerang. Perm Biennale of Graphic Arts” Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm, Russia
“Mirrors Of Continuous Change” Taekwang Industrial, Seoul
2009 “Abstrakte Welten – Sam Francis / Christian Awe“ Berlin Art Projects, Berlin
2008 “New Walls from Europe”, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York
“Checkpoint Ilgen # 6″, Christian Awe / Megan Olson und Barnett Newmann, Jackson Pollock, Marc Rothko und David Smith, aus der Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch Sammlung, Berlin

ART IN PUBLIC SPACE / COMMISSIONS (SELECTION)

2016 “Begegnung” (“Encounter”), Lower Saxony Representation Offices, Berlin (June–August)
2015 “Adanzé”, Hauptstraße 117, Berlin / COPRO Gruppe
2013 Kulturhaus Karlshorst / Bezirksamt Berlin Lichtenberg
Cool as Ice, PRO 48, Sub Zero / CoolGiants, Alsterhaus, Falckenberg Unique Art Concepts, Hamburg
2012 “Glueckspilz” Westlotto, Muenster
“Lichtenberg” Frankfurter Allee 192 / Howoge Wohnungsbaugesellschaft
“Inspire” Perm Pedagogical University, Perm, Russia
“Escape the Golden Cage” MuseumsQuartier Vienna
“Vision Diamond” Mercedes Benz Mixed Tape, Mercedes Benz
2010 “Wynwood Kitchen and Bar” Miami

PERFORMANCES IN PUBLIC SPACE (SELECTION)

2013 “Drums” Kunstkontor, Liederhalle, Stuttgart
2012 “Inspire”, Lalleen Jugendballet, White Nights Festival, Perm, Russia
“Escape the Golden Cage”, MuseumsQuartier, Austria
2011 “Meer aus Farben” Kunstförderverein Weinheim, Weinheim
2010 “Spirit of Fugue II”, music/dance/painting performance Christian Awe (painting)/
Cecilia Collantes (dance)/Andrea Fan (classical pianist)/Nu (electronic music)
Emil Schumacher Museum, Hagen
2009 “Spirit of Fugue”, music/painting performance with Andrea Fan Royal Academy of Music, London
2006 “Treibgut”, painting performance, Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul

LECTURES / UNIVERSITY TEACHING / WORKSHOPS (SELECTION)

2015 “Kunst im öffenlichen Raum”, Lehrauftrag, Justus-Liebig-Universität, Gießen
2014 “Experimentelle Malerei”, Kunstakademie Bad Reichenhall
Malerfahrung, Sparkassenstiftung Starkenburg
2013 “Schule trifft Hochschule”, Universität der Künste, Berlin
ThyssenKrupp 2020 Ingenieurskunst/experimental painting, Bauakademie /
ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Berlin
“Kunstmarkt” Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt Oder
2012 Young leaders Program, ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Berlin
“Experimentelle Malerei”, White Nights Festival, Pedagogical University Perm, Russia
2011 “Aurelian Honor Society”, Yale University
“The Urban Artist” Soho House, Berlin
“Experimental Painting” Fields Center, Princeton University
2010 “Edge of Arabia” Akademie der Kuenste, Berlin
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