LAURA SCHAWELKA

laura.schawelka(at)gmx.de

 

Born in Munich, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin and Los Angeles

EDUCATION 
2015 Master of Fine Arts, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
2013 Meisterschüler, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Städelschule, Frankfurt 

SOLO EXHIBITONS
2017 Double, fiebach, minninger, Cologne
2017 Sundries, FILIALE, Frankfurt
2016 Useless Twin, Garden, Los Angeles
2016 Ornamentation, The Tip, Frankfurt
2016 Coconut Point, Calarts REEF Residency, Los Angeles
2015 Muscle Crystal Glamourcon, The Tip, Frankfurt
2015 Muscle Milk, Mint Gallery, CalArts, Valencia
2014 COFFEE TABLE BOOK, A402, CalArts, Valencia
2011 SCHLOSS FRANKFURT SCHAU, Presse- und Informationsamt der Stadt Frankfurt 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 
2017 L.A. should die vor Glück, just married, Los Angeles
2016 Bandini International Film Festival, Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles
2016 Soft Remove, Random Access, Syracuse University
2016 Calarts Exhibition at the Bel-Air, Los Angeles
2015 9800, 9800 S Sepulveda Blvd, curated by Shyan Rahimi, Los Angeles
2015 Fragment, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles (catalog)
2015 How’s it Going, organized by P.E.S., New York
2015 Art, MFA, ’15. The 2015 CalArts MFA Show, Cooper Design Space, Los Angeles (catalog) 
2015 Suite 44.06, wwww, Frankfurt Marriot Hotel, Frankfurt
2015 Placebo Home, Part I, Cologne
2015 Everything Speaks Twice, Vacancy, Los Angeles
2014 Familienbande, ps6atelier, Tübingen
2014 Better than your Neighbour, Kunstverein Wiesen
2014 I Never Read, LA Art Book Fair, Los Angeles (edition) 
2013 say my name, say my name, Museum of Modern Art (MMK Zollamt), Frankfurt (catalog) 
2013 Jagoda Bednarsky, Laura Schawelka, Giovanni Sortino, Galerie Jacky Strenz, Frankfurt
2012 Ray 2012 projects, RAY Fotografieprojekte and Fotografie Forum, Frankfurt
2012 Feuchters Schwämme, Nordlicht GmbH, Offenbach, part of Luminale 2012
2012 Taking Off, Frankfurt Airport terminal 2, Frankfurt
2011 Junge Kunst mit Zukunft, Museum für angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt
2011 Superposition, Beige Cube, Frankfurt
2010 Städelschüler bei McKinsey & Company, Frankfurt
2010 TOO FAT TOO FIT, Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden (catalog) 
2008 Einen Roland für einen Oliver, Kunstverein Wilhelmshöhe Ettlingen (catalog) 

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2017 Atelierstipendium Paris, Hessische Kulturstiftung
2016 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Community Engagement Grant
2014 Dean’s Grant, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
2013 One-Year Fulbright Scholarship for Graduates
2008 Preis der Landwirtschaftlichen Rentenbank zum Rundgang der Städelschule