Isolde Kille is an interdisciplinary Artist working in Painting, Photography and Video. She studied visual communication at the Art academies in Berlin and Dresden finishing her studies with a Master degree in fine arts (Meisterschüler) at the University of Arts in Berlin, Germany. 
 
In Berlin, Kille organized several independent art projects (241 art magazine, Bar/Gallery B.Friedrich, Artist group Kopula) that connected her to the art market in the US. Therefore she moved in 1998 to New York City. 

Isolde has shown internationally at venues such as: Kunstwerke and Kunsthaus Bethanien in Berlin, Germany; John Gibson Gallery, John Weber Gallery; Lital Mehr Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY, Bass Museum, Miami Beach, Florida,  among others.

 
Since 2012 she lives and works in Santa Fe, NM
                                                     
                                  

EDUCATION
            
1993 MFA (Meisterschüler) fine Arts, University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany 1991 Fellowship for Painting, Hochschule für Bildende Kunst, Dresden, Germany
1987-90 BFA, visual communication, University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany

 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 Lichtbilder, Listros e.V. Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
2010 Gerichts Galerie am Spreebogen, Berlin, Germany
2007 Der Gegensatz, Lital Mehr Gallery, W 19th Street, New York, NY 10011
2003 Painting – Photography - Installation, Tribes gallery, NY, NY
2001 Isolde Kille, Radio House Gallery, W 26th Street, New York, NY
1997 Rathaus Welver, 59514 Welver, Germany
1990 Painting – Film, Urban Art, Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany
 
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2017     Beauty is the Antidote, Electric Studios, LA, CA
            Multiple Feeds, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
            Make America, curated by Nancy L. Meyer, Gallery 825, LA, CA
            The early years, Kreuzberg Pavillion, 10999 Berlin, Germany
2016     Electron Salon, LacDa, Los Angeles, CA
            DaDa Centennial, International Museum of Collage, Santa Fe, NM
            Spirit Animal, Santa Fe Collective, Santa Fe, NM
2015     Constellation NYC, The High Line, Chelsea, New York
            Drawn to the Wall, Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
            Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM
2014     Distant Observations, Kunstraum Kreuzberg Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
            Nartificial, curated by Nicole Calderon, Studio 109, Brooklyn, NY
2013     Undefined Abstract, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada
            Coup de Chapeau, a selection from a corporate collection', Gemeente                 Museum in Helmond, The Netherlands
            International Art Trade, N2NM Exchange, Farmers market, Santa Fe, NM
2012     Videos from the Underground, Nothing Space, Brooklyn, NY
            Von Show, curated by Emil Memon, Bleeker Street, New York, NY
2011     Nurture Art at the Chelsea Art Museum, W 22nd Street, New York, NY
            By Invitation only, Bleeker Street, New York, NY 
2010     Painting Pictures, curated by D. Gibson, Casita Maria Center, Bronx, NY
            Article Projects, Pool Art Fair, W 24th Street, NY, NY
            Fahrenheit 241, Bronx art space, curated by Mitsu Hadeishi, Bronx, NY
2009     Me, Me, Me, Article projects, Pool Art Fair, New York, NY
            Black Madonna, curated by Lisa P. Streitfield, HP Garcia Gallery, NY, NY
            Synthetic Zero, Bronx Art Space, Curated Mitsu Hadeishi, Bronx, NY
2008     Papers in the wind, Real Form Projects, Brooklyn, NY
            Mirror, mirror on the wall, Haven Arts Gallery, Bruckner Blvd. Bronx, NY
2007     Year 17, Mehr Gallery, County Hall, London, UK
            Mehr (Mid-town), Lital Mehr Gallery; New York, NY
2006     The closer you get…, Pocketbook factory, Hudson, NY
            Time and Space limited, Hudson, NY
            Manhattan Transfer II, Chelsea Center for the Arts, NY, NY
            Objects in Mirror, Richard Sena Gallery, 238 Warren Street, Hudson, NY
            Final Cut, The Untitled Foundation, Hudson, NY
2005     This is not an archive, Bard College, Annendale Hudson, NY
            The expectations are beyond, Untitled Foundation, Hudson, NY
            Summer show, Richard Sena Gallery, 238 Warren Street, Hudson, NY
            Auk Dry Goods, curated by David Scher, Hamden, NY
            Artist of the Mohawk-Hudson Region, curated by Ivan C. Karp,                Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY
2004     Manhattan Transfer, curated by J. Weber, Weber Fine Arts, Chatham, NY
            Doll House, curated by Tatjana Doll, Orchard St. Gallery, New York, NY
2003     Vibe, The Bass Museum of Art; Miami Beach, Florida
            Repetition, Scope Art Fair, Dylan Hotel, E 41st Street, NY, NY
2002     The Thing, curated by W. Staehle, The Thing, W 26th Street, NY, NY
            Clip 72, Nikolai Fine Arts, 505 W 22nd Street, New York, NY
            Live, White Box, W 26th Street, New York, NY
            Recession, curated by Tim Thyzel, Cynthia Broan Gallery, NY, NY
2001     Some (are) Painting, curated by D. Gibson, John Gibson Gallery, NY, NY
1998     When Techno turns to Poetry, Kunstwerke (KW) Berlin, Germany
1997     Archive, HdBK Dresden, Dresden, Germany
1996     Kleine Häuser, curated by Mechthild Bauer-Babel, Kunstverein Hannover
1995     Gramercy international Art fair, Gramercy Hotel, New York, NY
            Art fair Basel, presented by Bruno Brunnett, Basel, Switzerland
1994     Kopula, International Funk Ausstellung, Berlin, Germany
1992     Multiples, Lukas & Hoffmann, August Strasse, Berlin, Germany
1992     241, Unfair Cologne, Cologne, Germany
            241, Kunstwerke Berlin, Germany


INDEPENDENT ART AND CURATORIAL PROJECTS (selected)
 
2014 - current: TIMESPECIFIC.com, Founder, Curator & Participant Artist
Timespecific is an on-line platform that creates new opportunities to exhibit art, film, music and poetry. Instead of being site-specific to a gallery or another site, timespecific travels to meet with an international spectrum of Artist to investigate the practice of art making itself.
 
 
Dec. 2013: N2NM Exchange, international Art Trade, Santa Fe, NM
N2NM Exchange was a cultural project initiated to create an environment for active interaction, support and exchange between the community of Santa Fe, the U.S. and abroad. Part gift exchange, part happening, the event featured a trading station for artwork, books, services, resources and items of cultural value, between local and international artists and the public. Artists, collectors and others are encouraged to bring items to exchange at the event, with the goal of fostering greater support for artists and providing greater access to art for the general public
 
2009-10: 13 MONTH, artist residency at Zen Center in NYC and NM
For a period of 13 Month, the artist lived in Buddhist community, shared meals, participated in daily meditation schedule including week long silent meditations and intensive seminars of mind and brain connections. During this time, Kille documented her 'inner journey'. The Photographs, videos and works on paper are intimate portraits of herself and immediate surroundings.
 
 
1994-96:  Kopula, Television Broadcast, Berlin, Germany
A group of woman artists’ presenting short videos in-between commercials on TV. The intention was to interrupt the viewing habits and create awareness of consumer culture.
 
 
1992-94: 241 Magazine, Berlin, Germany
A collection of 'art pages', articles, drawings, etc. published as a Fanzine for Berlin. The intention was to create a forum, a media for artists in the changing environment of Berlin. We distributed the magazine in Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne in Germany and New York, NY (USA)
 
 
1989-90:  B. Friedrich, Bar-Gallery - Berlin, Germany
Shortly after the fall I organized together with Nina Fischer a bar / gallery as a forum for artists and art: as well as meeting place between East and West Germany in the new center of Berlin.



GRANTS, AWARDS and HONORS

2016            Dave Bown Projects, 12th competition
2011            Artists' Fellowship, Inc.
2010            Fellowship, Vermont studio residency, Johnson, VT
2009            Firelotus, Artist residency in Zen center, Brooklyn, NY
2002            Art Omi International Artists' Residency
1994            Senate for Art & Culture, Berlin, Germany
1993            Senate for Art & Culture, Berlin, Germnay
1992            Photography Stipend, Senate for Art & Culture, Berlin, Germany
1986            Nikon Award, Cologne, Germany     
      
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REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS (selected)

2016            Into the woods, Barbed Magazine, Spring Issue, issue #4
2015            Drawn to the wall, Art Santa Fe, The Magazine
2013            Coup de Chapeau, Hein Van Dooren, Eindhooven's Dag
2008            Black Madonna, catalog with images, HP Garcia Gallery
2005            Touching Infinity, by Peter Barten, Hudson River magazine
2004            Weber Exhibition..., by Richards Baim, The Independent
2003            Isolde Kille:Painting,video, installation, by Norman Douglas, Artnet
2003            War and Peace, by Tina la Porta, NY Arts Magazine
2001            Some (are) painting by K. Johnson, Art in Review, New York Times
1996            Gespraech ueber das Eine,  Artist book, Wiens Laden Berlin
1992            Manifesto of the third dimension, 241 Magazine
 


COLLECTIONS (selected)

Corporate Collection, The Netherlands
Leo Külb Collection, Brooklyn, NY and Berlin, Germany
Herbert Volkman Collection, Berlin Germany
International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction Archives
Private Collections, Berlin, Germany
Private Collection, Switzerland
Private Collection, New York, NY
Private Collection, Washington DC, USA
Mutual Arts
 
 
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