Karin Trenkel

Foto Karin Trenkel

Karin Trenkel, 1966 born in Frankfurt/M, Germany
Lives and works since 1989 in the Netherlands

Education:

1994 96: Jan van Eyck Art Academy, MA Fine Art, Maastricht, NL
1989 92: Willem de Koning Art Academy, BA Fine Art,
Rotterdam, NL
1986 89: Offenbach Art Academy, GER

Group exhibitions:

2012: ‘Use it again’, Ampelhaus, Oranienbaum (D)
  Art Amsterdam, Boomberg Gallery
2011: ‘Tunnelvision’, Duende Project Space, Rotterdam
2010: ‘Winter Study’, installatie bij galerie Roodkapje, Rotterdam, NL
2009: Kasteel van Rhoon, ‘Felsen und Wasser’, Rotterdam, NL
Poonberg Gallery, 'Animals', Rotterdam. NL
'Metro-land', Merriscout (GB)
2012: ‘Use it again’, Ampelhaus, Oranienbaum (D)
  Art Amsterdam, Boomberg Gallery
2011: ‘Tunnelvision’, Duende Project Space, Rotterdam
2010: ‘Winter Study’, installatie bij galerie Roodkapje, Rotterdam, NL
2009: Kasteel van Rhoon, ‘Felsen und Wasser’, Rotterdam, NL
Poonberg Gallery, 'Animals', Rotterdam. NL
'Metro-land', Merriscout (GB)
Goetheinstitute, ‘Grenzgaenger’, Rotterdam, NL
Ram foundation, 'Small Works XIII', Rotterdam. NL
2008: Visual Arts Centre, 'Heim', Rotterdam, NL
  Poonberg Gallery, 'Mixed Nature', Rotterdam, NL
2007: Pictura Exhibition Space, ‘Springbalsemien’, Dordrecht, NL
  Breda Museum, ‘Paulus Post Futurum’, NL
  Poonberg Gallery ‘Family’, Rotterdam, NL
2006: Artstore Art Fair, 'Order & Chaos', Rotterdam, NL
2004: Gil & Moti Home Gallery, ‘High Spot', Rotterdam, NL
  Duende Art Association, 'Duende Open', Rotterdam, NL
2001: Lokaal 01 Art Space, ‘Something is rotten in the state of Europe', Antwerp, BE
2000: Room Exhibition Space, Rotterdam, NL
  SMART Project Space, ‘Still living', Amsterdam, NL
1999: Kunsthal, ‘De Salon', Rotterdam, NL
1998: La Chambre Blanché Gallery, ‘Temporalité', Québec, CAN
  Zwolle Museum, 'Mutatis Mutandis', NL
1997: Art Space, Kampen, NL
1995: Kunst Rai, 'Uitgelicht', Amsterdam, NL
1993: Aschaffenburger Kunstverein, 'Widerpart – Künstler im Dialog',GER

Solo exhibitions:

2012: Hommes Gallery, Rotterdam
2011: Hommes Gallery, Rotterdam
  ‘Stageability’, Opperclaes Gallery, Rotterdam
2010: ‘Koeien in winter (buiten)’, Roodkapje, Rotterdam
2009: Kester&Bles Gallery, ‘Stau’, Londen, GB
2007: Poonberg Gallery, ‘Traveling Miles’, Rotterdam, NL
2004: GB 5 Gallery, Rotterdam, NL
2003: SKOL Gallery, Montréal, CAN
2002: Archipel Gallery, Apeldoorn, NL
  Beam Project Space, Nijmegen, NL
  Villa de Bank Art Space, Enschede, NL
2001: TENT Project Space, Rotterdam, NL
  De Unie Project Space, Rotterdam, NL
  Auswärts Gallery, Frankfurt, GER
1998: Lokaal 01 Art Space, Antwerpen ,BE
1996: La Chambre Blanché Gallery, Québec, CAN
  SKOL Gallery, Montréal, CAN
1993: Lokaal 01 Art Space, Breda, NL
1992: l’UQAM Gallery, Montréal CAN

Grants:
Since 1993 several grants from the Dutch foundation for visual art, grafic design and architecture, from the Visual Arts Centre Rotterdam and from the Hessen foundation for Culture, for example 2 starting grants (1993 and 1994), 1 work grant (1997), 3 projectsubsidies (1996, 2002 en 2003), 4 basic-grants (1998, 2001, 2004, 2008), 2 travelling grants (1995 en 2003), 1 researchsubsidie (2011).

Other art activities:

2008: Development and implementation art policy for crematorium Rotterdam, NL
Since 2007: Project Manager for Arts and Culture Program Rotterdam South, NL
Since 2003: Organization of various art exhibitions, lectures and projects, NL
Since 2001: Freelance work for Visual Arts Centre, including: design of website
www.rotterdamsekunstenaars.nl, setting up Department of Arts Commissions and several marketing projects, Rotterdam, NL
Since 2000: Member of Activity Foundation at Art Association Duende, responsible for the residencyprogram, Rotterdam, NL
Since 2008: Founder and member of RAiR, a foundation for artist-in-residence in Rotterdam, NL www.rair.nl

Commissions:

2005: Art project in public space, 'Business as usual', Rotterdam, NL