Biography

1980 born in Memmingen, DE
2000 - 2006 Study of painting at the State Academy of Fine arts Stuttgart with diploma degree
2004 Study stay in Great Britain

Bernd Kirschner lives and works in Berlin and Constance, DE.


Solo Exhibitions ( Selection )

2021
"How Soon is Now", Galerie Thomas Fuchs, Stuttgart, DE

2019
"Orakel", Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna, AT
"Kaleidoskop", Galerie Kampl, Munich, DE

2018
"Hologramm", Lukas Feichtner Galerie, Vienna, AT
"Resonanz", Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, DE

2017
"Morphische Felder", Kunsthalle Messmer, Riegel, DE
"Solar", Galerie Sator, Paris, FR
"The Poetics of Silence", Galerie Martina Kaiser, Cologne, DE

2016
"The Space Between", Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
"Der kurze Augenblick für immer", Kunstverein Niebüll, Richard-Haizmann-Museum, Niebüll, DE
"Wenn sich Kreise schließen", Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, DE

2015
"Relocation", Gallery Molly Krom, New York, US
"The evidence of things unseen", Galerie Kampl, Munich, DE
"After Forever", Budapest Art Factory, Budapest, HU
"Erinnerung an Nirgendwo", Kunstverein Coburg, DE

2014
"Reflections", BAUART Gallery, Istanbul, TR
"Momente der Ewigkeit", Kunsthalle Messmer, Riegel, DE
"Secrets of Nature", Python Gallery, Zurich Erlenbach, CH
"The Presence of Absence", Galerie Martina Kaiser, Cologne, DE
"Tales from Nowhere", Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, DE
"Wenn die Flüsse aufwärts fließen", Kunsthalle im Art`otel, Dresden, DE

2013
"Synergien", Galerie Kampl, Munich, DE

2012
"Echoes", Hohmann Fine Art, Palm Desert, US
"Vom festhalten und loslassen", Galerie Kampl, Munich, DE
"Süchtig nach Geheimnissen", Galerie Martina Kaiser, Cologne, DE
"Lautes Schweigen", Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, DE
"Wetterleuchten", Kunstverein Uelzen, Schloss Holdenstedt, Uelzen, DE
"Memories of Nowhere", Galerie s.e, Bergen, NO

2011
"Hinter Land Unter", Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna, AT

2010
"Beim Echo wechselt das Sein", Galerie Kampl, Munich, DE
"Aqua", schultz contemporary, Berlin, DE
"Aero", Michael Schultz Gallery, Seoul, KR

2009
"Bernd Kirschner – Malerei", Städt. Wessenberg-Galerie, Constance, DE

2008
"other sources", schultz contemporary Berlin, DE


Group Exhibitions ( Selection )

2020
"Neue Wilde und Andere aus der Sammlung Stefan Neukirchen", Kunstverein Münsterland, Coesfeld, DE

2019
"Abstract Art vs. Figurative Art", BcmA Project Space, Berlin, DE
"Im Basement", Lukas Feichtner Galerie, Vienna, AT
"30", Lachenmann Art, Frankfurt am Main, DE

2018
"Die Unbegabten", Galerie Holger John, Dresden, DE

2017
"Edition 12-21", kunsthalle Düsseldorf, DE
"Autumn Leaves", Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, DE

2016
"Energiefelder", Kunsthaus Taunusstein, DE
"Addicted to Painting", Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, DE
"Glückliche Fügung", Kunsthaus Taunusstein, DE

2015
"Natura nutrix-homo vorax", Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello, Venice, IT
"Dancer in the Dark", schultz contemporary, Berlin, DE
"BeWildered", Städtische Galerie Villa Streccius, Landau in der Pfalz, DE

2014
"KIK one", Kino International, Berlin, DE
"Tell me nothing from the Horse", schultz contemporary Berlin, DE

2013
"Landscapes", Galerie Thomas Fuchs, Stuttgart, DE
"o.T.", World Art Museum, Beijing, CN
"Infinity – Neoexpressionism / Contemporary Art", Zhan Zhou International Art Park, Beijing, CN

2012
"Cornelia Schleime, Bernd Kirschner", Michael Schultz Gallery, Seoul, KR
"Visions of Paradise", Python Gallery Zurich Erlenbach, CH
"Beyond the Paramount", Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, DE

2011
"salondergegenwart", Elbhof, Hamburg, DE
"Malerei und Photografie", Kunstverein Radolfzell Villa Bosch, Radolfzell, DE
"Fragments of Indian Summer", schultz contemporary Berlin, DE
"International Exchange Exhibition, Gwangju Museum of Art, Beijing Residency Studio", Korea Council (B1F gallery) Beijing, CN
"Monte Verità", Kunstverein Montez, Frankfurt am Main, DE

2010
"3 Positionen", Galerie Kampl, Munich, DE

2009
"Kunstdialog in gemeinsamer Bewegung", Museum of Art, Wuhan, CN

2008
"Experiment After", Michael Schultz Gallery Seoul, KR
"Autumn Leaves", Kunsthalle Koidl, Berlin, DE

2007
"Bundeswettbewerb Kunststudentinnen und Kunststudenten stellen aus", Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, DE


Awards

2015, Residency Scholarship, Budapest Art Factory, Budapest, HR
2013, Work Scholarship Künstlerhaus Edenkoben, DE
2011, Beijing Studio Scholarship, CN
2009, Award for Art of the City of Constance, DE
2004, Academy Award of the Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart, DE
2002, Academy Award of the Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart, DE