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SUSANNAH MARTIN

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

1964 | Born in New York City, U.S.A.

1982-86 | Studied at New York University, N.Y. U.S.A.
Bachelor of Science, Major in Painting
Recipient SEHNAP Scholarship Award
Studied under among others: John Kacere, Louise Lawler, Sherrie Levine, Peter Campus

1986-90 | Employment at Sandro La Ferla Backdrops, Inc., New York City, U.S.A. (Set and Mural Painting)

1990-91 | Self-employment as set and mural painter, New York City,U.S.A.

1991 | Moved to Germany, Berlin

1991-93 | Self-employment as set and mural painter, Berlin

seit 1994 | Self-employment as set and mural painter, Frankfurt am Main

2000 | Birth of daughter Lilian

since 2004 | Return to independent work and portraiture



EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS


Solo Exhibitions

2015 | Galerie Stoerpunkt, "Susannah Martin - Salon Dogs" Munich, Germany

2013 | Galerie Kunst am Kettwiger Tor, Essen, Germany
"Susannah Martin"

2012 | Galerie Stephan Stumpf, "Primordial Tourists - Susannah Martin", München, Germany

2008 | Kinder und andere Menschen, Portraits Ausstellungsräume Schiefenhöfel-Barthel, Eschborn, Germany


Group Exhibitions

2016 | Krab Jab Studio, "Im'ago Primordialis", Seattle, USA

2016 | LICHT FELD Gallery, Winter Group Show, Basel, Switzerland

2016 | Marburger Kunsthalle, "Lichtenberg Re-loaded", Marburg, Germany

2016 | Galerie Greulich, "Animal Turn", Frankfurt a.M., Germany

2015 | Wilhelm Busch Museum "Lichtenberg Reloaded!", Curated by WP Fahrenberg, Hannover, Germany

2015 | STROKE Art Fair, Galerie Stoerpunkt, Munich, Germany

2015 | Sirona Fine Art, "The Artist's Gaze-Seeing women in the 21st Century" Curated by Vic Selbach, Florida, USA

2015 | KUNST Messe Frankfurt, Kunstverein Familie Montez, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2015 | Manifest Gallery, "NUDE 7", Cincinnati, USA

2014 | Gallery LICHTFELD, "Neujahrs Ausstellung" Basel, Switzerland

2014 | ART FAIR Cologne, Galerie Stoerpunkt, Cologne, Germany

2014 | Manilart, "Endangered Visions" Manila, Philippines

2014 | Galerie Stoerpunkt, "Artists of the Gallery", Munich, Germany

2014 | SCOPE Basel, LICHTFELD Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2014 | An Art Collectors' Sanctuary James Yarosh Gallery, Blairsden Mansion, N.J. (U.S.A.)

2013 | PREVIEW BERLIN Art Fair Kunstverein Famile Montez, Berlin, Germany

2013 | "Fräulein, Fräulein" Ponyhof Artclub Gallery, München, Germany

2013 | "FRESH PAINT" Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (U.S.A.)

2013 | CONTEXT Art Fair Miami Licht Feld Gallery , Miami, FLA (U.S.A.)

2013 | LICHT FELD 13 - Biennale Basel 2013 Galerie LICHT FELD Basel/Münchenstein (CH)

2013 | Dacia Gallery New York , Gallery Artists European Tour Palmenhaus , Erfurt, Germany

2013 | Künstlerverein Walkmühle, "Die Leinwand des Leibes - Körperkult als neue Sozial Plastik", Wiesbaden, Germany

2013 | "Erotik Mann" Kunstverein Wörth e.V., Galerie Altes Rathaus, Wörth am Rhein, Germany

2013 | "Frankfurt / Weimar" Der Laden, Bauhaus Universität Weimar, Weimar, Germany

2012 | Galerie Stephan Stumpf, München, Germany "Figurative Malerei"

2012 | Dacia Gallery, "Reflections", New York, N.Y. U.S.A. www.daciagallery.com

2012 | Project 30, Online Gallery, "Febuary Exhibition" www.30art.com

2012 | Monmouth Museum, 33rd Annual Juried Competition, New Jersey, U.S.A.

2012 | Infinity Art Gallery, "Lay of the Land - the Terrain of the 21st Century" International Online Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

2011 | "Morgenluft und schöne Maitli!" Gallery Fishpiece, Zürich, Switzerland

2011 | Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, U.S.A. " NUDE 3 " Catalogue

2011 | Soft Spot Gallery, New York, U.S.A. " Alive " www.soft-spot.net

2011 | Galerie Marzia Frozen, Berlin, Germany "Groß Berlin - 2011"

2011 | Galerie Stephan Stumpf, "Die Verführkraft schöner Kunst""Die Verführkraft schöner Kunst", München, Germany

2011 | ART PARIS, Grand Palais, Paris, France Saatchionline Top 125

2011 | The Monmouth Museum, New Jersey, USA "32nd Annual Exhibition"

2011 | "Au Naturel- The Nude in the 21st Century" Clatsop Art Center Gallery, Oregon, U.S.A

2010 | Museo Civico di Alatri, Palazzo Gottifredo, Italy Curator: Adelinda Allegretti "Contemporary Proposals for Young Collectors"

2009 / Künstlerverein Walkmühle, Wiesbaden, Germany "in between - die Kunst, erwachsen zu werden"

1989 | The Hoyt National Drawing and Painting Show The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

1987 | Emerging Artists, Loeb Galleries, New York, N.Y., U.S.A

1984 | Small Works, Juried CompetitionWashington Square Galleries, New York, N.Y., U.S.A.


Art Fairs

2015 | STROKE Art Fair, Galerie Stoerpunkt, Munich, Germany

2015 | KUNST Messe Frankfurt, Kunstverein Familie Montez, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2014 | Manilart, "Endangered Visions", Manila, Philippines

2014 | ART-FAIR Cologne, Galerie Stoerpunkt, Cologne, Germany

2014 | SCOPE Basel, Licht Feld Gallery, Basel (CH)

2013 | Preview Berlin Art Fair, Kunstverein Familie Montez, Berlin Germany

2013 | CONTEXT Miami Art Fair, Licht Feld Gallery, Miami, U.S.A.

2011 | ART PARIS, Grand Palais, Saatchi Art, Paris (FR)


Prizes and Awards

2012 | Finalist in the AW Artists Wanted, Year in Review 2011 International Competition
http://susannahmartin.artistswanted.org/yr2011

2011 | The Monmouth Museum, "32nd Annual Juried Exhibition", 1st Place Juror Award, New Jersey, USA

2009 | Artistwindow, Kunstwettbewerb "Faces", 1. price winner


Selected Mural Projects

(www.martinbackdrops.de) SEB Asset Management, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Commerzbank Grundbesitz Investmentgesellschaft mbH, Wiesbaden, Germany

Schufa AG, Wiesbaden, Germany

Bethmann Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Cafe Gallileo Galilea, Hofheim, Germany

Museum Höchst AG, Frankfurt, Germany

La Casa del Habano, Frankfurt, Germany

Märchenwelt Kinderzimmer, Frankfurt Germany

Nardini Boutique, Berlin, Germany

Motorola GmbH, Taunusstein, Germany

Restaurant Stella del Mare, Königswinter, Germany

Restaurant Giardinetto, New York City, U.S.A.

Mr. and Mrs. Mathew Bronfman, New York City, U.S.A.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Burden, New York City, U.S.A.

Mr. and Mrs.Arthur Aeder, New York City, U.S.A.

Karin und Nils Thompson, Königstein, Germany

Norbert und Bettina Guthier, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Schmidt´s Papeterie, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Margarete Childs, New York City, U.S.A.

Sparkassen Versicherung, Wiesbaden, Germany

Claudia Seltzer Haar Design, Frankfurt, Germany

Mr. And Mrs. Michael Ainslie, Greenwich, CT, U.S.A.

Ray Warman and David Del Tredici, New York City, U.S.A.

Evangelische Mathäus Gemeinde, Rüsselsheim, Germany

Mrs. Heidi Fischer, Frankfurt, Germany

M. Schultz Werbeagentur AG, Frankfurt, Germany

Restaurant Joe Champs, Frankfurt, Germany


Selected Set Design Projects
(www.martinbackdrops.de)

Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany

Madbox Filmtrick GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany

Kleine Oper Bad Hamburg, Germany

Neue Sentimental Film, GmbH, Frankfurt,Germany

Frankfurt Film, Frankfurt, Germany

U5 Filmproduktion, Frankfurt, Germany

RTL, Hamburg, Germany

Der Spiegel, Hamburg, Germany

Bilfinger Berger, Mannheim, Germany

Frankfurter Allgemeine Magazine, Frankfurt, Germany

Blum und Ufer Werbeagentur, Frankfurt, Germany

Ogilvy Werbeagentur, Frankfurt, Germany

Michael Conrad und Leo Burnett Werbeagentur, Frankfurt, Germany

Young und Rubicam Werbeagentur, Frankfurt, Germany

Wirz und Hafner Werbeagentur, Frankfurt, Germany

B+B Promotions, Mannheim, Germany

Das Werk, Frankfurt, Germany

Das Projekt, Hofheim, Germany

Art Life GmbH, Hofheim Wallau, Germany


Selected Private Collections

Paavo Järvi, Paris, France

Uli Seibert, Berlin, Germany

Lina und Klaus Banke, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Janet and James Wilson, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Nicole und Henning Heuerding, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Simone Draxler, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Norah Burden, New York City, U.S.A.

Joshie Jamada, Tokyo, Japan

Cornelia Sengpiel und Hermann Prelle, Bad Soden, Germany

Alessandra und Patrick Hild, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Anke und Robert Koschitz, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Wibke Rumpf, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Cecile und Kevin Mac Gowan, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Ali und Suzanne Jafari, Frankfurt, Germany

Hemma und Roland Götz, Recklinghausen, Germany

Petra Isenbeck, Hamm, Germany