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Rolf Kluenter - BIOGRAPHY

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1956

Born in Buervenich near Cologne, Germany

1976-1982 Kunstakademie (Academy of Fine Arts), Duesseldorf, Germany
1988-1994 Lecturer, Tribhuvan University, Campus of Fine Arts, Nepal

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2006

“Dimensional Expression”, Reed Savage Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
“Urban Retreat”, Art Scene Warehouse, Shanghai, China
“The Other Progression“, Kunst und Wort, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
6th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, China
“Art Scene China “, Reed Savage Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
The Sixth Dutch Paper Biennial, Rijswijk and CODA Museum, The Netherlands
“Shanghai Abstract”, Mingyuan Art Center, Shanghai, China
“New Watercolor”, Zhu Qi Zhan Museum, Shanghai, China
“Confluence”, Visual Art Gallery, Delhi, India
“Confluence”, Tao Gallery, Mumbai, India

2005

“Black Box”, Gallery Cornelissen, Wiesbaden, Germany
”Portals of the Labyrinth”, Gallery Van der Straeten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
“Refuse to Die”, Propeller Center for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Canada
“Ling, Kluenter, Zhou Brothers”, Gallery van der Straeten, Amsterdam, NL
“written in water: Girke Kluenter Li”, Mingyuan Art Center, Shanghai, China

2004

“Secret Room”, National Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
“The Back Room”, Art Scene Warehouse, Shanghai, China
“Cohesion”, Art Scene Warehouse, Shanghai, China
”Shanghai Abstract”, Mingyuan Art Center, Shanghai, China

2003

“In Search of Secret Rooms”, Gallery Bastiaans, Boxmeer, The Netherlands
”traumRaum”, Gallery Wuebbelt, Solingen, Germany
Shanghai Spring Art Salon, China
Museum Zuelpich, Germany

2002

“Black Paper”, Alp Galleries, New York, NY, USA
”Softcore One”, China Millennium Monument Museum, Beijing, China
Si Fang Art Center, Beijing China
Liu Hai Su Museum, Shanghai, China

2001

”Transit Eight”, Cornelissen Gallery, Wiesbaden, German
”A-worldwide”, Haus Rhode, Koenigslutter, Germany
German House Gallery, New York, USA
Gallery Chateau Vuillierens, Lausanne, Switzerland

2000

”Rapture in Transit”, German House Gallery, New York, USA
“Unaccountable Objects”, Gallery Bastiaans, Boxmeer, The Netherlands
Van der Straeten Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1999

“Pondering-Pulsating”, Liu Hai Su Museum, Shanghai, China
” Rahu”, Linden Museum, Stuttgart, Germany
Linden Museum, Stuttgart, Germany

1998

“Total Eclipse”, Staedtische Galerie im Rathhauspark, Gladbeck, Germany

1997

Gallery Wuebbelt, Solingen, Germany

1996

Gallery Herve Thiers, Antwerp, Belgium

1995

Gallery Baerbel Wieneke, Cologne, Germany

1994

Gallery Die Schneiderei, Colgne, Germany

1993

Group Exhibition, In Transit, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York
Group Exhibition, Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Francisco, California. Award received
Solo Exhibition, New Work, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
Gallery Baerbel Wieneke, Cologne, Germany

1992

Solo Exhibition, Sittings, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, NewYork, New York


SELECTED PERMANENT COLLECTION


Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, Fine Arts Museums, San Francisco, California
National Museum of American Art, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York


SELECTED AWARDS


1993

Eureka Fellowship, The Fleishhacker Foundation, San Francisco, California

1991

National Endowment for the Arts, Painting Fellowship

1989

National Endowment for the Arts, Painting Fellowship