CLAUDIA WEBER
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Bio

  • Claudia Weber is a German artist currently based in Chicago. Her mixed-media projects have been featured at White Columns, Thierry Goldberg, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Wave Hill, and Momenta Art, among other venues in New York. She also has shown internationally at Vox Populi, Philadelphia; Workspace, and Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, both Los Angeles; Inés Barrenechea Gallery, Madrid; Contemporary Art Center, Bretigny; Croxhapox, Ghent; 5533 Space, Istanbul; Gallery Obinger, Kunstraum Bethanien, Loop Gallery, and Stedefreund, all Berlin.

    Weber was awarded a New York Studio Stipend by the Federal State of Berlin for one year, participated in the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace residency program, and became a MacDowell fellow. More recently she received a Travel and Study Grant by the Jerome Foundation, a project grant by the Puffin Foundation, and invitations into residencies at the NARS Foundation (Brooklyn), Latitude (Chicago), as well as into the Process Space program by the LMCC on Governors Island.

    Weber is also the founding editor of Plot, an online platform dedicated to images and their narrative networks.

    CV for download (pdf)

    Education


    Solo* / Two Person Exhibitions

      • 2016
      • Oyster Perpetual, a public art project in shop windows across the US, including Asheville, Detroit, Portland, San Diego, Winter, besides other locations; curated by Dawn Roe (Window:National)*
      • 2008
      • Private View, with Michael Schultze, Schumacher/Trute, Berlin
      • 2000
      • Superposition, Gallery of the Frankfurter Sparkasse 1822, Frankfurt

      Group Exhibitions

      • 2018
      • After Junkspace, curated by Danny Floyd, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Chicago, IL
      • 100, Galerie Alex Obiger, Berlin
      • 2017
      • Call and Response, curated by Gabriel de Guzman, Wave Hill, Bronx, New York
      • 2016
      • More Than Lovers More Than Friends, curated by Jo-ey Tang, Futura Project, Prague (CZ)
      • 2015
      • Of Gentle Birth, curated by Jonathan Allan, Repair The World, Brooklyn
      • 2014
      • Mr President..., curated by Jimmy Nuttall, private apartment, Brooklyn
      • Abspann, Galerie Axel Obiger, Berlin
      • One Trace After, curated by Alison Burstein, Nurture Arts, Brooklyn
      • 2008
      • Metro Poles, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Queens, New York
      • Fair, Stedefreund at Preview, Berlin
      • On Produceability, Young Talents Biennal, Cologne
      • Wharf Road Project, V22, Stedefreund at Wenlock Building, London
      • We, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles
      • On Produceability, Kunstvlaai, Amsterdam
      • Fair, Stedefreund at Art Athina, Athens
      • On Produceability, a project by Alti Aylik and Nüans, ExhibitionSpace 5533, Istanbul
      • Settings #3, Loop - Space for Contemporary Art, Berlin
      • 2007
      • According to our Calendar, Stedefreund, Berlin
      • Scheinriesen, Stedefreund, Berlin
      • 2003
      • Ohne Titel, Kunstherbst, Berlin
      • Crosstraining, curated by Hans Romanov, Star Club, Paris

      Experimental Formats

      • 2016
      • Sterling Music Room, a year long exhibition and salon project in the artist's Brooklyn apartment.

      Editorial Activities

      • Since 2015
      • Founding editor of Plot, an online platform dedicated to the narrative networks of images; contributions come from a wide array of disciplines.
        www.plot.online

      Grants / Residencies

      • 2017
      • Latitude Residency, Chicago
      • 2016
      • Process Space Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York
      • 2015
      • Grant from the Puffin Foundation, NJ
      • 2014
      • International Residency Program, NARS, Brooklyn, NY
      • 2003
      • Air-Program, Austrian Federal Chancellery, Vienna
      • 2000
      • Catalogue grant by the Foundation of the Frankfurter Sparkasse 1822, Frankfurt
      • 1998
      • Studio grant by the Foundation of the Frankfurter Sparkasse 1822, Frankfurt

      Publications

      • 2014
      • Nurture Art, 'One Trace After,' Brooklyn, New York
      • 2011
      • Architecture magazine 'Generalist,'issue #4 Sparen/Savings, Darmstadt (DE)
      • 2010
      • Dings / van Herreweghe / Naudts: A Group show, Ghent (BE)
      • 2006
      • Claudia Weber: Sotheby‘s/Defrost, Berlin
      • 2005
      • Triangle Arts Association: Workshop 2004, New York
      • 2000
      • Claudia Weber: The Work of Claudia Weber, Frankfurt

      Writings / Press / Reviews

      • 2014, Jan. 16th
      • Paul D’Agostino / L Magazine: ‘Four Art Exhibits You Need to See’
      • 2011, March 9th
      • Melissa Levin / Culturehall (Feature Issue 64) : ‘Constructions‘ (Work review)
      • 2010, Sept. 14th
      • Yves Jansen / De Reactie, Ghent (BE): ‘Dialoog en interactie tussen conceptuele kunstenaars‘ (Group show review)
      • 2010, July 24th
      • Lance Esplund / Wall Street Journal: "Beyond Laissez- Faire Summer Fare" (Work featured in article)
      • 2008, Oct.
      • Andrew Finegold / Art Book Journal, Volume 15 (UK): ‘Making the Impossible Possible‘ (Book review)
      • 2007, Jan. 05th
      • Sam Jacobs / Strange Harvest, London: ‘Anything to Feel Weightless Again‘ (Book review)
      • 2007, March
      • Markus Frenzl / Design Report (DE): ‘Making the Impossible Possible' (Book review)
      • 2006, Winter
      • Marco Fiedler / Fairy Tale: Fashion and Art Magazine, Paris: ‘Claudia Weber‘ (Interview)
      • 2006, Aug. 30th
      • Meike Jansen / Die Tageszeitung (TAZ), Berlin: ‘Insight #158' (Artist portrait)
      • 2005, March
      • James Wagner / Bloggy, New York: ‘Jennifer Karady and Claudia Weber' (Solo show review)
      • 2001, Feb. 24th
      • Sigrid Scherer / Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ): 'Wrecked Hotel Rooms and Filigreed Lines' (Artist portraits)
      • 2000, Jan. 28th
      • Konstanze Crüwell / FAZ: ‘A Street’s Swinging Strip by a Fairy's Fingertip: Superposition by Claudia Weber' (Solo show review)
      • 2000, Jan. 12th
      • Silke Hohmann / Frankfurter Rundschau: ‘Devoted Garlands - Missed Encounters' (Solo show review)
      • 2000, Jan. 19th
      • Gabrielle Nicol / Frankfurter Neue Presse: ‘Sidewalks Come to Life through the Medium of Video' (Solo show review)

      Teaching / Lectures

      • Spring 2017
      • Adjunct Assistant Professor for Photography, School of Art and Art History (Undergraduate Program), University of Illinois at Chicago
      • March 2015
      • Workshop and Lecture, School of Art at Bowling Green State University, Ohio
      • Spring 2012 / Fall 2012 / Spring 2013
      • Adjunct Assistant Professor for Photography, Art Department (Undergraduate Program), City College of New York / CUNY

      Curatorial Activities

      • 2007-8
      • Member and co-organizer of the artist-run exhibition space Stedefreund, Berlin

      Interdisciplinary Collaborations


      • 2002
      • February Cut-Outs, Map, Berlin/ Amsterdam
      • 2000
      • Map One: Jumps, Map, Berlin/ Amsterdam