About the artist

Caroline Achaintre CV

 

 

 

Born Toulouse, brought up in Germany, lives and works in London.

 

 

Education

 

2001 – 2003: MA Fine Art Goldsmiths College

1998 – 2000: Postgraduate studies Fine Art in Combined Media, Chelsea College of Art & Design

1996 – 1998: Vordiplom at Fine Art at Kunsthochschule in Halle/Saale, Germany

1991 – 1996: Apprenticeship and work as blacksmith artist, Germany

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2017

Caroline Achaintre, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, FR

 

2016

BALTIC, Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

Limbo, Arcade, London, UK

boo, c-o-m-p-o-s-i-t-e, Brussels, BE

 

2015

Caroline Achaintre, Tate Britain, London, UK

 

2016

Baltic, Newcastle

 

2014

‘Present/Future, Illy Prize’ Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin

Caroline Achaintre, BP Spotlight Tate Britain, London

Mooner Arcade, London

 

2013

Camp Coo UH Galleries and Smith Row              

Hertfordshire and Bury St Edmunds

 

2012

Trip-Dip Arcade Gallery, London

 

2010

Couleur Locale Arcade Gallery, London

 

2008

Visor Visitor Fake Estate, New York

Novelty Galerie Mirko Mayer Galerie, Cologne

 

2007

Six Strings Bloe de la Barra, London

 

2006

Caroline Achaintre Galerie Mirko Mayer Galerie, Cologne

 

2005

DEEDIE The Showroom, London

 

2004

Quaters Whitechapel Project Space, London

Caroline Achaintre Galerie Mirko Mayer, Cologne

Caroline Achaintre Lawrence O'Hana, London

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2017

Entagled: threads and making, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK

 

2016

XXXmASS, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, US

A conversation about ceramics, Galleria Monica de Cardenas, Milano, IT

Making & Unmaking, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK

Corridor Plateau VI, DREI, Cologne, DE

The Portent of Light, MeetFactory, Prague, CZ

British Art Show 8 John Hansard Gallery and Southampton City Art Gallery Southampton

British Art Show 8 Norwich University of the Arts and Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery Norwich

British Art Show 8 Scottish National Gallery of the Arts, Edinburgh

 

2015

RA Summer Exhibition 2015. Royal Academy of the Arts London

British Art Show 8 Leeds Art Gallery Leeds, Uk

 

2014

Deep One Perfect Morning Kerlin Gallery Dublin

Vernacular Alchemists Centre d'art contemporain Passarella  Brest

More Material Salon 94 New York

Accordion Laura Bartlett Gallery London

 

2013

A-Tri-Lick PEER     London

Decorum Musee de l’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

The Hecklers The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall

Six Possibilities for a Sculpture La Loge, Brussels

Are You Alright? New Art From Britain Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto

 

2012

The London Open Whitechapel Gallery London

Caroline Achaintre, Sara Barker, Alice Channer Eastside Projects Birmingham

Mocha non-truth Cul De sac London

James Tower and Contemporary Ceramic Art Gimpel Fils London

Laying down and kissing the love in the mist Kendal Koppe Gallery Glasgow

Material Matters/East Wing X The Courtauld Institute London

 

2011

6th Monumentum Biennal Moss, Norway

Newspeak 2: British Art Now The Saatchi Gallery, London

Adventures in a Miniature Landscape LOG, Bergamo

Koepfe Oechsner Galerie Nuremberg, Germany

Freies Material Weltraum, Munich

Archetypes Timothy Taylor Gallery, London

 

2010

First Taste The Lemon Satellite, Newcastle

Collission RISD Mueum, Rhode Island

Das vertraute Unvertraute Wuerttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart

 

2009

Cabinet Afrique Cell Project Space, London

 

2008

Blue Balls APF LAB, New York

Soft Spot 0047 Oslo, Oslo

Unfair Fair Loto Arte, Rome

 

2007

Open Plan Art Athina, Athens

Behemoth Danielle Arnauld, London

Amongst the Ashes and Millionaires Ancient & Modern, London

 

2006

Beauty and the Beast Fieldgate Gallery, London

Until it makes Sense Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris

Good Vibrations Palazzo delle Papessse, Sienna

If it dos not exist you will have to invent it The Showroom, London

 

2005

Acid Rain , Glassbox / Galerie Michel Rein, Paris

Brief Encounter The Reykjavik Academy, Reykjavik

Transfer m-projects, Cologne

 

2004

Roadsweeper Mirko Mayer Galerie, Cologne

Contrapop Vamiali’s Gallery, Athens

Gastspiel Bergstuebl, Berlin

Motor City Spital Square, London

 

2003

The Unhomely Kettles Yard, Cambridge

Here you have it MZKMA, Berlin

Positionen und Tendenzen Kunsthaus Nuremberg, Germany

 

2002

No Timewasters Kent Institute of Art and Design, Kent

Gatsby The New Landsdowne Club, London

Ehai-Elua-Ekolu-Quatro Galerie Lothringer 13/Laden, Munich

Vodka Noire Galerie Corentin Hamel, Paris

 

2001

Fear it, do it anyway Vilma Gold Gallery London

Record Collection VTO Gallery London (travelling to Manchester)

Club Beaconsfield Gallery London

 

 

Residencies

 

2015

AIT, Tokyo, JP

 

2014

Camden Arts Centre, London, UK

Scholarships and Awards

 

2013

Present/Future, Illy Prize, Artissima, Turin, IT

 

2007

British Council, Travel Grant for New York

 

2006

Arts Council, Grant for Individual Artists

British Council, Travel Grant for Reykjavik, Iceland

 

200

Arts Council, Grant for Individual Artists

Elephants Trust, Grant for Individual Artists

 

2003

British Council, Travel Grant for Tirana, Albania

 

1998

DAAD German Exchange Service scholarship to take up Postgraduate studies in London

kunstpreis

 

 

 

past exhibitions

21 June – 21 July 2017

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Vigo Gallery