Heike Weber

1962        born in Siegen, North-Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
1981-86 studies at the FH Aachen (graphic-design), GER
1993 artist in residence, Glasgow School of Art, GB
1994 lectureship in the Departement of Environmental Art,
Glasgow School of Art, GB
1997 scholarship of the Research Institute for Inter-Culture, Seoul, South-Corea
1998 scholarship of the Foundation Kulturfonds Berlin, GER
2001 scholarship of the Kunstfonds Bonn of the Federal Republic, GER
2002 Ringenberg-Scholarship of the state NRW, GER
2003 scholarship of the Art and Culture Foundation NRW, GER
2004 scholarship of the Barkenhoff-Foundation, Worpswede, GER
artist in residence, The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas, U.S.A.
travel-schoolarship of the Art Foundation NRW, GER
2005 Casa Baldi scholarship of the Federal Republic, Olevano Romano, IT
2006 scholarship of the foundation Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, GER
2006/07 Transfer scholarschip Türkiye-NRW, NRW Kultursekretariat
2008 lecture for the academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart, GER
winner of the public Art Competition for the entrancehall of the University Hospital of Düsseldorf (realisation autumn 2011)
2010/11 public Art project fot the Federal Governmant Departement, GER
2012 public Art project for the German Flight Control , Airport Berlin-Schönefeld, GER
public Art project for KÖ 19 - Trinkhaus Banking, Königsallee Düsseldorf, GER
public Art project for the Kreishandwerkerschaft Mönchengladbach, GER (Realisaton autumn 2013)
2013 catalogue- grant of the Foundation Kulturfonds Berlin, GER
lecture for the symposium "Linienscharen" Würtembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
2014 public Art project for the research Center of Karlsruhe, teamwork together with the painter Walter Eul ("deckkraft"), GER
2015 second winner for the public art competition for the German Federal Parliament.
2016 floordrawing for a media concern, NYC, Park Ave.
winner with Walter Eul (deckkraft) for the public art project for the cancer research center in Heidelberg, GER (realization in autumn 2017)
2017 winner with Walter Eul (deckkraft) for the public art project for the entrance hall oft he Nangang Exhibition Center in Taipei, Taiwan (realization in autumn 2018)

Soloexhibitions

2016 23, Museum Villa Zanders, Bergisch-Gladbach, GER (C)
alma, project Stadt-Klausur, installation in the courdyard of the Dominican cloister in Frankfurt/Main, GER (curated by Christan Kaufmann)
bellevue, 10 intervention in public space of Radevormwald, GER
hideout, Rasche Ripken Gallery Berlin, GER
2015 fortuna, Martina Detterer Gallery, Frankfurt, GER
Dédale, Le Salon Vert, Carouge, CH
The flight on the carpet, Kunstverein Rosenheim, GER
2014 parc, Kunstverein Ludwigshafen
2013 CUT, Galerie der Nord/LB, Hannover
cosmos, Städtische Galerie Schloß Borbeck, Essen (C)
2012 MMKK, Museum Moderne Kunst Kärnten, AT
2011 scrub, Rasche Riepken Berlin, GER
2009 Verführung & Ordnung, Gerisch Foundation, Neumünster, GER
Fliegende, Goethe Institut, Toronto, CA
kilims a la turca, Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, GER (C)
2008 kilims, Lisi Hämmerle Gallery, Bregenz, AT
bungle rug, Rasche Ripken Berlin, GER
kilimbim, Martina Detterer Gallery, Frankfurt, GER
2007 300 years Dorotheum, Vienna (with Erwin Wurm, Peter Kogler and Lynne Cohen), AT
2006 BODEN LOS, hall-installation in the Kunsthalle Vienna, AT
2005 baroccocorock, Martina Detterer Gallery, Frankfurt, GER
2004 Locker Plant, The Chinati Foundation, Marfa/Texas, USA
barocco, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, GER (Cat.)
Martina Detterer Gallery (with Laura Padgett), Frankfurt, GER
Glück, Kunstfonds Foundation Bonn, GER (Cat.)
Glück, Stefan Rasche Gallery, Münster, GER
L68 project-space, London, GB
2003 drawing today IV, Kunstmuseum Bonn, GER (Cat.)
Mein Traum vom Fliegen, Otto Schweins Gallery, Cologne, GER
2002 Drawings, TZR Gallery Bochum, GER
2000 white out, HEDAH, Stichting Centrum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Maastricht, NL
Room 104, Hotel, CBKN, Centrum beeldende Kunst Nijmegen, NL (Cat.)
f.o.b., Stefan Rasche Gallery, Münster, GER (Cat.)
1999 Golpo, von der Milwe Gallery, Aachen, GER
Break, Wunschik Gallery, Mönchengladbach, GER
Wutz + Weber, Otto Schweins Gallery, Cologne, GER
Swing, Gallery München, Hotel Winston, Amsterdam (Project "Neues Gestirn"
Stichting NRW.NL), NL
1998 Salonstücke 6, Municipal Gallery Villa Zanders,
Bergisch-Gladbach, GER (Cat.)
Drop, Kunstverein Arnsberg, GER
1997 Pelikan, Stefan Rasche Gallery, Münster, GER
windows 1997, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen,
Düsseldorf, GER (Cat.)
1996 weber, Otto Schweins Gallery, Cologne, GER
1994 MAX, Artothek, Cologne, GER
1993 Querweltein, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, GB

groupshows (selection)

2016 Aufbruch Textil, Städtische Galerie Pforzheim, GER
on surface, Lehmbruck Museum Duisburg, GER (C)
drama queens, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, GER
Barock - Schauen und Schwelgen, Stadtgalerie Neuwied, GER
2015 spaceliner, ARTER, Istanbul (curated by Barbara Heinrich, Berlin), TR(C)
Public Art, exhibition of the competition contribution for the German Federal Parliament.
2014 Die Aktualität des Ornaments, Mönchehausmuseum Goslar(C)
Glückssache, Kunstverein Wolfsburg on the festival Movimentos in the power station of VW (curated by Justin Hoffmann) (C)
2013 Faden, Projektraum des Deutschen Künstlerbundes, Berlin
ICASTICA 2013, Installation in der Basilica S.Francesco, Arezzo, IT (C)
2012 about blank, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, GER (C)
Salonstücke Reloaded, Städtische Galerie Bergisch Gladbach (C)
Drinnen und Draussen, Goethe Institut, Prague (curated by Stephan Berg), CZ (C)
Conquering the wall, a contemporary view on Nazarene Frescos, Arp Museum Rolandseck, Remagen, GER (C)
Wintergarten, Rasche Ripken Berlin
The catch of the year, Dienstgebäude, Art space Zürich, CH
2011 traceable, Galleria ZAK, Siena, IT
Passing the frame…, Halle 10, CAP Cologne e.V., GER
Accrochage, Lisi Hämmerle Gallery, Bregenz, AT
Fade away and radiate, Rasche Ripken Berlin, GER
Velada Santa Lucia 2011, Maracaibo, Venezuela (curated by Clemencia Labin/ Mariella Mosler)
high speed, slow motion", Kunstraum Potsdam, GER
Kunstwerke werfen! Situatives Brachland Museum Buchum (a project from Matthias Schamp), GER
Möbelkaiser, Kaiserpassage Frankfurt (a projevt from Jens Lehmann), GER
Von Robotern, die Bilder malen, Vienna Art week, Lisi Hämmerle Gallery, Bregenz, AT
Leise krieselt der S., Lisi Hämmerle Gallery, Bregenz, AT
Kleine Formate, Galerie Martina Detterer Gallery, Frankfurt, GER
2010 Mardin-Biennial Mardin, TR
sommer-resort, a public art project in an allotment garden, Düsseldorf, GER
paper, Feurstein Gallery, Feldkirch, AT
Unfinished diaries, drawings about life, Kunstverein Gera (Kurator: Harald Kunde)
Viel Glück & Erfolg, Städtische Galerie Nordhorn (C)
Wir sind Orient - Zeitgenössische Arabesken, Marta Herford (C)
2009 Kleine Formate, Martina Detterer Gallery, Frankfurt, GER
zeigen - an audiotrip through Berlin from Karin Sander, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, GER
360º, Halle 10, CAP - Cologne (curated by Dorothee Joachim), GER
Darüber hinaus, ZEICHNUNG, Marburger Kunstverein, GER
Austria for Beginners, selected artists from Galerie Lisi Hämmerle, Museum of New Art / MONA, Pontiac, MI, USA
Drawing lines, Kunstraum München, GER
2008 I can watsch my thoughts evolving, the drawing lab, Berlin
(a project of DinA4 projects, Munich and
Jan Fruehsorge Gallery, Berlin)
best before…, Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt, AT (K)
2007 Transfer Türkiye-NRW, Museum Bochum, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst Münster, Ludwig Forum Aachen, GER, Central Istanbul, TR (Cat.)
Hafemann Gallery, Wiesbaden
Felt Temperature..., Kunstverein langenhagen, GER
white out, Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken, GER (Cat.)
Worpswunder, Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen, GER
best before..., Neuer Kunstverein Aschaffenburg. GER (Cat.)
white out, Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, AT (Cat.)
2006 gib' acht!, Museum Baden, Solingen, GER
fragil, Kunsthaus Langenthal, CH
auf eigene Art, Thomas-Mann-Villa, Munich, GER (Cat.)
(curated by Christoph Schreier, Kunstmuseum Bonn) (Cat.)
face to face, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst Münster, GER
2005 Kleine Formate, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt, GER
hoch hinaus, Kunstmuseum Thun, CH (Cat.)
Pathetischer Betrug, Art Frankfurt, GER (Cat.)
Neue Heimat 2, Galerie Stefan Rasche, Münster
2004 In erster Linie…, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, GER (Cat.)
Zeichnung vernetzt, Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, GER (Cat.)
ZK, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, GB
Gegen den Strich, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, GER (Cat.)
paperweight, Völcker und Freunde Gallery, Berlin, GER (Cat.)
Black & White, Gabriele Rivet Gallery, Cologne, GER
Linie, five positions of contemporary drawing, Dina4Projekte,
Munich, GER
2003 Love, Paradigmen der Liebe, Magazin 4 Vorlarlberger Kunstverein and
Bregenzer Kunstverein, AT (Cat.)
Arche Noah, Rivet Gallery, Cologne, GER
rein menschlich, von der Milwe Gallery, Aachen, GER
2002 Formen der Gewalt, Gabriele Rivet Gallery, Cologne, GER
Transistor 1. Export, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, NL (Cat.)
Drawing in motion, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, AT
Euregio-art-award, state-hospital, Bedburg-Hau, GER
2001 Bergauf, Stefan Rasche Gallery, Münster, GER
the very last, Gabriele Rivet Gallery, Cologne, GER
Vertigo, Ursula-Blickle-Foundation, Kraichtal, GER
and Magazin 4 Vorarlberger Kunstverein, Bregenz, AT (Cat.)
"attention, please!", Leopold Hoesch Museum Düren, GER
Skulptur als Feld, Kunstverein Göttingen, GER (Cat.)
(white) cube, Cato Jans Gallery, Hamburg, GER
2000 Das Örtliche, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, GER
small size, kjubh Kunstverein, Cologne, GER
wenn der Schwanz mit dem Hund wedelt, von der Milwe Gallery,
Aachen, GER
das Material des Bidhauers - der Ort, Nassauischer Kunstverein,
Wiesbaden, GER (Cat.)
1999 Papier, Rivet Gallery, Cologne, GER
Testbild, Stefan Rasche Gallery, Münster, GER
Mousepad, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, GER
1998 PENTHOUSE - neue Kunst in neuer Fahrt, Produzentengalerie
Kassel e.V., GER
10 years von der Milwe Gallery, Ludwig Forum, Aachen, GER
Jahresgaben 1998, Kunstverein Arnsberg, GER
sieben seven sept - grange opéra, interdisciplinary Performance-Symposion,
Die Höge, Bassum, GER (Cat.)
1997 Paperworks, Otto Schweins Gallery, Cologne, GER
Jahresgabe für den Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen,
Düsseldorf, GER
Köln-Seoul, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South-Corea (Cat.)
1996 Jahresgaben 1996, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, GER
Transparenzen, Produzentengalerie Kassel e.V., GER
And what is drawing for? And why write well? Kultur-Allianzen, Cologne, GER
1995 Maikäfer flieg, shelter Cologne-Ehrenfeld, GER (Cat.)
1994/95 Villa Romana-award-winner 1995,Museum Wiesbaden, GER
1994 Modern Art, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, GB
award visual arts 1994,
Melitta enterprise, Fort C, Minden, GER (Cat.)
1993 11, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, GER

work in collections

  Stadtsparkasse Cologne, GER
Gerling Konzern, Cologne, GER
Leopold Hoesch Museum Düren,GER
Kunstmuseum Bonn, GER
Collection of the state NRW, GER
Privat Collection Dibelius, Thomas Mann Villa, Munich, GER
Cleve Carney Collectin, Chicago, USA
Ludwig Collection, GER
Verbeeke Foundation, Belgium, BE
Goethe Institut Toronto, CA
Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, GER
Mariott Hotel, Copenhagen, DK
Collection of the German Flight Control, GER
Collection Paper-Art, Museum Villa Zanders Bergisch-Gladbach, GER
The Address Boulevard Hotel, Dubai (paperworks)