BiographyImages

Glover
2018
hand-tufted wool
170 x 190 cm

 

Installation view:

Dissolver
Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund, DE
2018

 

Frizz
2018
ceramic
33 x 27 x 4.5 cm

 

Installation view:

FANTÔMAS
BE-PART, Waregem, BE
2018

 

Installation view:

FANTÔMAS,
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, UK
2018

 

Installation view:

Caroline Achaintre
FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, FR
2017

 

Space-Pup
2017
watercolour and ink on paper
38 x 31.5 cm

 

Installation view:

Caroline Achaintre
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
2016

 

Lord Lard
2016
hand tufetd wool
470 x 310 cm

 

Africana
2007
lino cut print
38 x 30 cm

 

Installation view:

Caroline Achaintre
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art,  Gateshead, UK
2016

 

Installation view:

Caroline Achaintre
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
2016

 

M.Ennuie
2016
ceramic
29.5 x 23 cm

 

Pipe Dream
2015
watercolour and ink on paper
37 x 27.5 cm

 

Om Nom Ore
2015
hand tufted wool
280 x 200 cm

 

Moizée
2015
watercolour and ink on paper
30 x 21 cm

 

Mooner
2014
ink on paper
29.5 x 21 cm

 

Tripe
2014
ceramic
44 x 27.5 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

2019

(Upcoming) CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain, Boordeaux, FR

(Upcoming) Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, IT

(Upcoming) MO.CO, Montpelier, FR

Permanent Wave, Belvedere Museum, Vienna, AU

Scanner, Arcade, London, UK

2018

Dissolver, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund, DE

Wimper, Touchstones Rochdale, UK

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

2019

16th International Triennial of Tapestry, Central Museum of Textile Industry, Łódz, PL

Winning by Losing, Centro Centro, Madrid, ES

2018

Pissing in The River. Again!, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, DE

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