BiographyImages

Installation view:

FANTÔMAS, De La Warr Pavilion
2018

Lord Lard
2016
hand tufted wool

Installation view:

Caroline Achaintre, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
2016

Installation view:

Caroline Achaintre, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
2016

Bfor
2013
hand tufted wool
250 x 180 cm

Installation view:

Caroline Achaintre, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
2016

M.Ennuie
2016
ceramic
29.5 x 23 cm

Mother George
2015
hand tufted wool
280 x 185 cm

Ace Tooth
2015
ceramic
33 x 25 cm

Om Nom Ore
2015
hand tufted wool
280 x 200 cm

Moizée
2015
watercolour and ink on paper
30 x 21 cm

Zibra
2012
hand tufted wool
240 x 165 cm

La A de la B
2015
watercolour and ink on paper
30 x 21 cm

Silvers
2014
ceramic
47 x 30 cm

Astra Y
2014
hand tufted wool
275 x 208 x 20 cm

Baac
2013
ceramic
36 x 21 x 22 cm

Roofos
2014
hand tufted wool
320 x 170 cm

Mooner
2013
ink on paper
29.5 x 21 cm

Tripe
2014
ceramic
44 x 27.5 cm

Ray-Inn
2010
hand tufted wool
195 x 148 cm

Flaschengeist
2011
ceramic, leather, foam
32 x 23 x 29 cm

Fevver
2008
hand tufted wool
220 x 115 cm

Caroline Achaintre, b.1969, FR. 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

2018

 (upcoming) Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund, DE

(upcoming) Wimper, Touchstones Rochdale, UK

(upcoming) BE-PART, Waregem, BE

Duo Infernal, Art:Concept, Paris, FR

Fantômas, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill On Sea, UK

2017

Escaner: Caroline Archaintre, Museo de Arte Precolombiano, Casa del Abado,Quito, EC

Caroline Achaintre, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, FR

Caroline Achaintre A.D.O., Farbvision, Berlin/DE

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

2014   

Present/Future, Illy Prize, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, IT

Mooner, Arcade, London, UK

2013

Camp Coo, UH Galleries, Hertfordshire, UK

2012

Trip – Dip, Arcade, London, UK

2010

Couleur Locale, Arcade, London, UK

2008

Novelty, Mirko Mayer, Cologne, DE

Visor Visitor, Fake Estate, New York, US

2007

Six Strings, Blow de la Barra, London, UK

2006

Caroline Achaintre, Mirko Mayer Galerie, Cologne, DE

2005

DEEDIE, The Showroom, London, UK

2004

Caroline Achaintre, Lawrence O’Hana Gallery, London

Caroline Achaintre, Mirko Mayer Galerie, Cologne, DE

QUARTERS, Whitechapel Project Space, London, UK

2002

Billboard, Mafuji Gallery, London, UK

2001

Kampagne, Kohlenhof, Kunstverein Nuremberg

 


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

(upcoming) Another Banana Day for the Perfect Fish, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR 

DRAF x MOSTYN: She sees the shadows, MOSTYN, Llandudno, Wales, UK 

BALTIC Trienniale, curated by Vincent Honore, LT

A Forest, Arcade, London, UK

TERRA – A contemporary history of clay, Hotel Contemporary, London, UK

2017

En Crue, Fondation Albert Gleizes, Lyon, FR

Morphogenesis, Francisco Fino, Lisbon, PT

Ungestalt, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, CH

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

Pre-Capital, La Panacee, Montpellier, FR

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

The British Art Show 8, Touring exhibition, UK

2015

Folleree & Folleroo, Arcade, London, UK

The British Art Show 8, Touring exhibition, UK

2014   

Deep One Perfect Morning, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, IE

Vernacular Alchemists, Centre d’Art Contemporain Passerelle, Brest, FR

Decorum, The Power Station of Art, Shanghai, CH

More Material, Salon 94, New York, US

Accordion, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London, UK

2013   

A-Tri-Lick, Peer, London, UK

Decorum, Musée d’Art moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris, FR

The Hecklers, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, UK

Six Possibilities for a Sculpture, La Loge, Brussels, BE

Are You Alright? New Art From Britain, MOCCA, Toronto, CA

2012

La demeure joyeuse, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, CH

The London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

Whitewashing the Moon, Project Arts Centre, Dublin, IE

Boulevard et Pécuchet’s Compendious Quest for Beauty, The David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK

Caroline Achaintre, Sara Barker, Alice Channer, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK

Mocha Non-Truth, Cul De Sac, London, UK

James Tower and Contemporary Ceramic Art, Gimpel Fils, London, UK

Laying down and kissing the love in the mist, Kendall Koppe Gallery, Glasgow, UK

Material Matters, East Wing X Collection, The Courtland Institute, London, UK

2011

Slipped, Wysing Art Centre, Cambridge, UK

Imagine Being Here Now, The 6th Momentum Biennale, Moss, NO

Kopf an Kopf, Oechsner Galerie, Nuremberg, DE

Adventures in a Miniature Landscape, Log, Bergamo, IT

2010

Collision, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, US

Newspeak: British Art Now, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

Das vertraute Unvertraute, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, DE

2009

Free Radicals, Arcade, London, UK

Cabinet Afrique, Cell Project Space, London, UK

2008

Blue Balls, APF LAB, New York, US

Soft Spot, 0047 OSLO, Oslo, NO

Unfair Fair, Loto Arte, Rome, IT

Strange Days, Whitecross Gallery, London, UK

2007

Open Plan, Art Athina, Athens, GR

Behemoth, Danielle Arnauld, London, UK

Amongst the Ashes and Millionaires, Ancient & Modern, London, UK

2006

Beauty and the Beast, Fieldgate Gallery, London, UK

Until it makes Sense, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris, FR and Seventeen, London, UK

Good Vibrations, Palazzo delle Papessse, Siena, IT

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

2005

Acid Rain, Glassbox / Galerie Michel Rein, Paris, FR

Brief Encounter, The Reykjavik Academy, Reykjavik, IS

Transfer, m-projects, Cologne, DE

2004

Roadsweeper, Mirko Mayer Galerie, Cologne, DE

Contrapop, Vamiali’s Gallery, Athens, DE

Gastspiel, Bergstuebl Projekte, Berlin, DE

2003

The Unhomely, Kettles Yard, Cambridge, UK

Out to Grass, Galerie Koch & Kesslau, Berlin, DE

Here you have it, MZKMA, Berlin, DE

Positionen und Tendenzen, Kunsthaus, Nuremberg, DE

2002

Gatsby, The New Landsdowne Club, London, UK

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

Club, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, FR

Vodka Noire, Galerie Corentin Hamel, Paris, FR

2001

Fear it, do it anyway, Vilma Gold Gallery, London, UK

Record Collection, VTO Gallery, London (travelling to Manchester), UK

Club, Beaconsfield Gallery, London, UK

Holiday, Milchhof, Berlin, DE

 

Residencies

2017

Fondation Albert-Gleizes, Sablons, FR 

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

2004

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 98, award and exhibition, Kreissparkasse Koethen, Germany