WOHLFARTH tina

Statement


Tina Wohlfarth - Exaggerated Realism

Tina Wohlfahrt describes her art as "exaggerated" realism. "Although there are different approaches that I pursue, the mezzotint technique is the most important in the prints. I am a representational artist. People, faces, heads, portraits, either specific or anonymous, determine my work. I depict contemporary and everyday situations that sometimes involve alienation or disturbing motifs ... What I also appreciate is the illusion of being transparent and thin-skinned, of quasi embodying the character of an X-ray image ... My goal is a new aesthetic and spatial dimension. Colour is created where there is no physical one - only created by light and shadow. I always present the works at a distance - floating as an object".

text by Tina Wohlfarth, 2018

Vita
1978 born in Saalfeld / lives and works in Dresden
since 2019 Cooperation with Galerie FLOX
   
PRIZES  
   
2019 Juror Award und Takach Press Award der 12th Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition 2019
2018 Gold Prize der International Biennial Print Exhibit: 2018 ROC, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
2018 Gold Prize der International Biennial Print Exhibit: 2018 ROC, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
2018 International Graphic Triennial Frechen: Audience Award
   
GRANTS  
   
2015 Konstlitografiska Verkstaden Tidaholm/Schweden
Residence scholarship for lithography
2012 Zygote Press Cleveland/USA, Residence Scholarship for Printmaking, guest lecture in the field of Printmaking: Cleveland Institute of Art, University of Kent, University of Akron/Ohio
   
WORKS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS  
  Takatch Press Corp. Collection

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung

Kunstsammlung City of Dresden

Neue Sächsische Galerie Chemnitz
   
EDUCATION/STUDIES  
   
2009-2016 Master class with Prof. Elke Hopfe and Prof. Martin Honert, University of Fine Arts Dresden (parental leave 2010- 2013)
2003-2009 Study of Fine Arts, HfBK Dresden
1998-2001 Studies of Art Education, University of Erfurt
Exhibitions (Solo and Group)
BIENNIALS  
   
2019 "12th Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition 2019", Center for Contemporary Printmaking , Norwalk, USA
2019 "7th Guanlan International Print Biennial China 2019", China Printmaking Museum, Guanlan, China
2018 "International Graphic Triennial Frechen", Frechen
2018 "International Biennial Print Exhibit: 2018 ROC", National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung
2014 "International Graphic Triennial Frechen", Frechen
2014 "13th Lessedra World Art Print Annual — Mini Print 2014", Lessedra Art Gallery, Sofia
2012 "VIII. International Biennial of Drawing Pilsen 2012", Museum of West Bohemia, Pilsen (CZ)
   
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
SELECTION
 
   
2019 "ORPHELIA" - Gallery art+form, Dresden
2019 "Sichtfeld/Field of vision", District Savings Bank Nordhausen
2017 "verdichten/summarize", Protestant Academy in Meissen with Else Gold and Heike Wadewitz
2017 "unter vier augen/In private", Saxon State Parliament", Sächsischer Landtag, Dresden, mit Anne Rosinski
2016 "Prints and paintings", ART isotope Galerie Schoeber, Duesseldorf
2014 "Meanwhile", take off Gallery, Duesseldorf
2013 "Realities", Gallery Alte Feuerwache Loschwitz, Dresden
2012 Myers School of Art/ University of Akron, Akron/ Ohio (USA), mit Heike Wadewitz
2012 "Foreign Affairs XV", Zygote Fine Art Press, Cleveland/ Ohio (USA), mit Heike Wadewitz
   
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
SELECTION
 
   
2018 "Kunst18", 24th Internatiobnal Art Fair, Zurich
2018 "100 Sächsische Graphiken/100 Graphics of Saxony", Neue Sächsische Galerie/ The New Gallery of Saxony, Chemnitz
2016 "Winter 2016", Gallery Sybille Nütt, Dresden, with Annedore Dietze, Katrin Feist , Michael Freudenberg, Max Grand-Montagne, Helene B. Grossmann