born East Orange, New Jersey; in Berlin since 1990

1995-97 MFA sculpture: The Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK

1980-83 BFA painting: State University of New York at New Paltz, New York

1980 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

1995-99 in London

2008 founded the concept band Dangerpony, lead singer

 

Awards, Residencies, and Grants

2015 Residency Aschersleben Summer Studios

2012 Losito Kunstpreis

2010 project grant Senate for Cultural Activities, Berlin

2009 residency Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems

2008 residency workshop, Künstlerhaüser Worpswede

Käthe Dorsch Projektstipendium/project Grant

2004 catalog grant, Kunstfond, Bonn; catalog grant, Senate for Cultural Activities, Berlin; residency Schloss Wiepersdorf, Germany

2003 Käthe Dorsch Foundation project grant, Berlin; /residency Art Omi, New York, USA

 

Teaching 

2012- Art educator Otto Hahn Gesamtschule, Berlin

2016 Summer Academy Bremerhaven

2015 Akademie der Malerei Berlin; Neo Rauch Stiftung Workshops 2015

2013 European Academic Exchange Summer Academy (studio practice)

2011 Summer Academy Dresden, drawing; Summer Academy Leipzig, drawing

2010 Guest lecturer Kunsthochschule Weissensee, Berlin (Drawing foundation courses)

2004 Guest lecturer Dresden Akademie der Künste (sculpture)

1999 Honorary lecturer Slade School of Fine Arts; Guest lecturer Exeter College of Art and Design

 

Public art works

2015 “De Septentrione ad Austrum”

           permanent public art work in the Bestehorn Building, Aschersleben for the city of Aschersleben .                       oil pastel on wall primed with green school board paint                                                                                         1000 x 600 cm

 

Solo Shows (selection)

2018 "To Kiss or Kill“, Galerie Rompone, Cologne (cat.)

2016 New works, Alexander Ochs Private @ paperpositions, Berlin

2015 Love and Other Machines, New Art Projects, London; BRUCE SILL, with Heidi Sill, Kunsthaus Erfurt

2011 Augenweide, Vattenfall Foundation, Berlin; Whippersnapper, Fahnemann Projects, Berlin (cat.)

2010 Holy Rollers with Hannah Dougherty The Forgotten Bar, Berlin

2008 The Hunt, fruehsorge contemporary drawings (cat.)

2007 Night Twist, Delikatessenhaus, Leipzig

2006 Landowners, Galerie Pankow, Berlin (cat.)

2005 Big Sky, Galerie Ulrike Buschlinger, Wiesbaden

2004 The Wide, Büro für Kunst, Dresden (cat.)

 

Gruppenaustellungen (Auswahl) / Group Exhibitions (selection)

2019 “Inspiration Meisterwerk”, Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden Rot; InterINTIMES Autoportrait, Galerie               Lachenmann, curated by Hansa Wisskirchen

2018 “Stadt-Land-Fluss”, Museum Boppard (Kurfürstliche Burg), Boppard, Germany; “Mind the Gap”,

          Rohkunstbau, Schloss Lieberose, Lieberose, Germany; Baustellenfest, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin; “Wer

          hat Angst vor Schwarz Rot Gold?, Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin; “Where Have All the Flowers

          Gone?”, Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin

2017 "Striche, Kreise, Landschaft, Preise", Schaufenster, Berlin „Transcience“, UppsalaKonstnärsklubb, Uppsala, „surf“, Galerie Hartwich, Rügen; small things:good things, Alexander Ochs Private, berlin; “Wir nennen es Arbeit” Galleria Opere Scelte, Turin

2016 “Remix”, Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin; „Passion. Fan Behavior ad Art“, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, „Passion. Fan Behavior and Art“ Stadtgalerie Kiel, “Moment und Dauer”, Galerie Parterre, Berlin (cat.), “Spektrum 2”, Galerie Eigenheim, Berlin

2015 „Paperworlds“, Museum Buchheim, Buchheim; „Passion. Fan Behavior and Art“, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin and Kunsthaus Nuremberg; „Wir kommen auf den Hund” Kupferstichkabinett Berlin; „Du sollst dir kein Bild machen“, kuratiert von Alexander Ochs, Berliner Dome, Berlin; „Landscape 3.0“, Galerie Alte Schule, Ahrenshoop

2014 „Vanity Case“, Galerie Amel Bourbouina, Berlin; „Painting Was a Lady“, WK, NYC; „A Line is a Line is a Line“, Galerie Pankow, Berlin; „SOLO II“, Ozean, Berlin; „Paperworlds“ Me Collectors Room, Berlin; „Latent“ Kreuzberg Pavillion, Berlin, „Criss-Cross“, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin; „Brennpunkt“, Galerie Forum Amalienpark, Berlin

2013 „On Paper,“ Eigen & Art LAB, Berlin; „Die Kunst der Zeichnung“, Kunstverein Ingelheim; „BERLINER SALON / PART II,” Kunsthaus Meiningen; „Darkness, Baby;“ Schaufenster, Berlin; „The Pleasure House is about to Burn Down,“ Galerie Jaap Sleper, Utrecht, Holland; „Ganz im Vorübergehen“ Galerie Harthan, Stuttgart; “Hinter den Dingen”,Galerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt

2012 “I Wish this Was a Song”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway; (cat.)„Dies ist die Nacht, die tausend Tagen Trotz kann sagen“, C & K unterwegs, zu Gast in der Guardini Galerie, Berlin; “Northeast of Heaven” Galerie Hartwich, Sellin auf Rügen, Germany; “Drawing Biennale”, Kunstverein Eislingen, Germany (cat.); Regionale 12, “Kühllabor”, Krakau Ebene, Austria (cat.)

2011 “Synecdoche”, Galerie Amel Bourouina, Berlin; “On Paper”, Fahnemann Projects Berlin; “Discover and Escape”, Orth, Offenbach; ”Outdoor Excursions” Burlington Center of the Arts, Burlington, Vermont; “The Visitation,” Galerie Hartwich, Sellin auf Rügen

2010 “Balmoral Blend”, Arp Museum, Bahnhof Rolandseck; “Drawing II”, Fahnemann Projects, Berlin; “Awake Forever in a Sweet Unrest”, Cream Contemporary, Berlin; “City Beats”, curated by Berit Fischer, BankArt, Yokahama, Japan; “km 500 2”, Kunsthalle Mainz (cat.); “Pollyfizzyboisterous Seas”, Galerie Hartwich, Sellin auf Rügen; Fokus Lodz Biennale, Lodz, Poland

2010 "Reading Room #4 – FUKT MAGAZINE", Nomas Foundation, Rome

2009 “Was ist das?” espace artcore/JTM Gallery, Paris, curated by Johannes, Klaus und Franzisca Sperling, “Fully Booked”, Beethoven Hotel, Bonn (cat.); “Hortus Apertus,” Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany (cat.); “Facebook,” Galerie fruehsorge contemporary drawings Berlin and Galerie DINA4, München, Berlin (cat.); “The Carnival Within”, curated by Gregory Volk and Sabine Russ, Uferhallen, Berlin (cat.); “City Beats”, curated by Berit Fischer, Dorsky Gallery, NY

2008 “City Beat”, curated by Berit Fischer, Zendai MoMA, Shanghai; “Linien08”, Galerie DINA4, Munich; “The Berliners + Oåne” Loushy & Peter Art & Projects, Tel Aviv, Israel; “Menschen und Orte”, Kunstverein Konstanz

2007 Drunk on Dreams”, fruehsorge contemporary drawings; “American Beauty”, Galerie Baer, Desden

2006 “Even the Drawers are Winners”, Klara Wallner Galerie, Berlin

2005 “Schönheit, Der Sprung im Spiegel”, Städtische Galerie, Traunstein

2004 “Size Does Matter”, eyewash@ Boreas Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; “The Medium is the Tedium”, The                           Collective Gallery, Edinburgh;

2003 “Pierogi Flatfiles“, Carlsbad Museum, New Mexico; “Expand“, Volkart Stiftung, Winterthur, Switzerland

          (catalog); “Art Cubicle“, Projektraum Mathias Kampl, Berlin; “Wheeling“, curated by Marcus Sendlinger, Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin (travels Post Gallery, LA; Cell Project Space, London)

2002 “Stardust Deluxe“, Lisa Lounge, Berlin; “Wachsernde Identitäten”, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin; "Over the Moon", Kunstamt Kreuzberg, Berlin; “Private Affairs”, Kunsthaus Dresden (catalog); “Thin Skin”, AXA Gallery (catalog), New York, curated by ICI NY, (travels until 2004 to Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ; Gemeentemuseum Helmond, The Netherlands; International Museum of Art and Science in McAllen, McAllen, TX; Chicago Cultural Center, IL; Boise Art Museum, ID Texas)

2001 “What’s Wrong?”, Trade Apartment, London; “Kunst+Brief”, Galerie im Parkhaus, Berlin (cat.); “If We Were Kings”, Adlershof, KMZ, Berlin, Adlershof; “Berlin_London_2001”, ICA, London

2000 “The Old News”, PS 122, New York (curated by Gregory Volk and Sabine Russ); “no vacancies”, curated by Angelika Richter and Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin (CD Rom); “John, I’m only Dancing...’ part 2, The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland; “Non Plus Ultra”, F M Schwarz, Cologne (curated by Gregory Volk and Sabine Russ)

 

Dangerpony Concerts (selection)

2016 KGB Sounds, Heimathafen Berlin

2014 Podewil, Berlin im Rahmen der Europäische Monat der Photographie

2013 Neue Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

2012 “I Wish This Was A Song”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo; “Missklang,” West Germany, Berlin

2010 Picture disk vinyl release, West Germany, Berlin

2009 “The Carnival Within,” Uferhallen, Berlin

 

Öffentliche Sammlungen / Public Collections

Artothek, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein

Video-Forum, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

Kupferstich Kabinett, Berlin

Berlinische Galerie, Berlin

Landessammlung Rheinland Pfalz, Mainz

Vattenfall Foundation, Berlin

 

Bibliografie / Bibliography (Auswahl / selection)

2018 Exhibition catalog, "Rohkunstbau 2019"; “First Proof — Bomb’s Literary Supplement”, BOMB Magazine, NY, issue 142 Winer 2017-2018; Portfolio Laura Bruce, BOMB Magazine, https://bombmagazine.org/articles/portfolio-80/ ; Catalog “To Kiss or Kill” Galerie Rompone, Cologne, Catalog “Sound That Cloud Make”, Artloft and Alexander Ochs Berlin

2017 Interview mit Julia Rosenbaum, Independent Collectors, https://independent-collectors.com/interviews/laura-bruce/

2016 Exhibition catalog “Moment und Dauer”, Galerie Parterre, Berlin; Catalog “What We Do For Love”, Studio Barbara Krimm, Little Krimminals

2015 Catalog „Wir kommen auf den Hund“ Kupferstichkabinett Berlin; „Passion. Fan Behavior and Art, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

2014 Catalog „A Line is a Line is a Line“, Galerie Pankow, Berlin

2013 Catalog „ungesehen und ungehört: Künstler reagieren auf die Sammlung Prinzhorn“, Sammlung Prinzhorn, Heidelberg; Catalog „Die Kunst der Zeichnung“, Kunstverein Essenheim / Altes Rathaus Ingelheim.

2012 Catalog “I Wish This Was A Song”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway; Catalog “Zeichnungbiennale”; Kunstverein Eislingen, Eislingen, Germany 2011 Catalog “Whippersnapper!!” Galerie Fahnemann / Fahnemann Projects, Berlin; exhibition catalog “Outdoor Excursions,” BCA, Burlington, Vermont

2010 Catalog “Laura Bruce: The Castle Drawings”; Helmut Germer and Thomas Neeser, The First Dimension (Basel: Birkhäuser, 2010)

2009 Exhibition catalog “The Carnival Within,” Uferhallen, Berlin; Exhibition catalog “Fully Booked,” Hotel Beethoven, Bonn; Exhibition catalog “Was ist dass?” espace artcore/JTM Gallery, Paris

2008 Catalog, “The Hunt” fruehsorge contemporary drawings

2007 “Drunk on Dreams,” FUKT Magazine and exhibition catalog; Review, “Grüne Propheten im Heiligen Zorn,” Leipziger Volkszeitung, 22 May

2006 “The Animation Issue,” FUKT Magazin; Katalog, “Landowners,” Galerie Pankow

2005 Review, “Endlich glücklich sitzen”, Frankfurter Algemeine Zeitung, 22. March; Wiesbadener Kurier, Review “Buschlinger: Arbeiten von Laura Bruce”, 26 March

2004 Catalog, “Laura Bruce”; article, “Laura Bruce - The Wide”, Sächsiche Zeitung, PLUSZ, 22 April; article, “The hidden beauty of everyday objects we take for granted”, Scotland on Sunday, 29 Feb; article, “Mind your Language”, The Scotsman, 16 March; article, The List, issue 489; article, The Big Issue, issue 465

2003 interview, Metro Newspaper, Manchester, 14 Nov

2002 BBC Open University Television Program on Contemporary Video Art written and narrated by Dave Beech; article; brochure, Laura Bruce, Büro für Kunst, Dresden; catalog, “Private Affairs”, Kunsthaus Dresden; catalog, “Thin Skin”, Independent Curators International, New York City, New York; catalog, “Wachsernde Identitäten”, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin; article, Jens Bisky, Wachs noch einmal, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 1/2 June; article, Susanne Altmann, “Sensation Intimität”, Tageszeitung, 3 April

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