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Venske & Spänle

BIOGRAPHY

 


 


 


 


Julia Venske
Born 1971 in Berlin

Gregor Spänle
Born 1969 in Munich

Artists live and work in Munich, Germany


EDUCATION

1991-1995
Bildhauerfachschule, Lasa, Italy

1995
Diploma in Stone Cutting, Lasa, Italy

1996
Artist in residence RMIT Dep. of fine arts, Robert Owen, Melbourne, Australia


SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2015
Wall Flower, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

2014
Oh Deer!, Margaret Thatcher Projects New York, NY
Eclosion en Valencia, Fondo Arte, Valencia Park & the Museo de Bellas Artes, Valencia, Spain

2013
Campo de Adoptcion, Galerie Ana Serratosa, Valencia, Spain
The Host, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Boisee, Robert Drees Galerie, Art Karlsruhe, Germany

2012
The Visitors, Museum Bad Arolsen, Kassel, Germany

2011
Wanderlust, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Atlanta Myzot, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta ,GA
Uno Con Otros, Galeria Ana Serratosa, Valencia, Spain

2010
Soloposition Preview, Berlin Art Fair
Re-import St. Markus Kirche, Laas, Italy
Kunstkammer No.8, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin, Germany
Viewing Room, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Inside, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Voyage Congolaise, Arin Contemporary Art, Laguna Beach, CA

2009
Coming Together, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
In Hannover, Galerie Robert Drees, Hannover, Germany
Venske & Spänle at PYD, PYD Building, Sydney, Australia
Voyage Congolaise, Kunstverein Würzburg, Germany
Among Us, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2008
Unter uns, Kunstverein Aichach, Germany (catalogue)
Unter Anderen, Delicious art space, Zürich, Switzerland

2007
Perchance to Dream, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
On It, Dust Gallery, Las Vegas

2006
Flow, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

2005
As If We Are Alone, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Redefining Space, Turchin Center for the Arts, Boone, NC

2004
Außen Vor, Lothringer 13, Munich, Germany
Square and Drops, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2003
We are Here, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Fluff, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2002
Smurfs and Screens, Renate Schroder Galerie, Cologne, Germany

2001
Screen, Museum Eduardo Sivori, Buenos Aires, Argentina (catalogue)

2000
Köln Skulptur, Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Renate Schroder Galerie, Cologne, Germany

1999
Black & White, Margaret Thatcher Projects, NY

1998
Marble, MBM Gallery, New York, NY (catalog)

1997
Transformation, MBM Gallery, New York, NY
AR-TS, Kunstverein Traunstein, Germany


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
Turn Up the Heat, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Cadence, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

2013
Catch As Catch Can, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

2012
Watch Your Step, Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY

2011
Myzots, Pulse Miami, Thatcher Projects, Miami, FL
Glasshouse Gallery, Regional Museum, Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia
Blickachsen 8, Bad Homborg, Germany
Biomorph, Arp Museum Rolandseck, Bonn, Germany
Bodily Functions, Neuer Kunstverein, Köln, Germany
Artefiera, Bologna, Robert Drees Galerie, Bologna, Italy
Artstage Singapore, C. Dietzschold Gallery, Singapore

2010
Survival-überleben, neue Kunst in alten Gärten, Lenthe, Germany (catalogue)
Summer Group Show, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
Pulse Miami, Margaret Thatcher Projects, Miami, FL
Art Zürich, Galerie Robert Drees, Zürich, Switzerland
Im Dialog, Galerie Rigassi, Bern, Switzerland
Art HK, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Hong Kong

2009
Sunny Side Up, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Galerie Robert Drees, Hannover, Germany
Wallrocket, Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY, USA
In China, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, ART HK 09, Hong Kong, China
Raumfahrt der Bürokraten, Schalterhalle Hbf München, Germany

2008
Re-Mix, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Wallrocket - Tribute to Ed Ruscha, Flagart Foundation, New York (catalogue)
Schrumpf, Thatcher Projects, Pulse, Miami, USA
Las Vegas Collects Contemporary, Art Museum Las Vegas, USA (catalogue)
Melbourne Artfair, Australia
Kunst Zuerich, Switzerland

2007
Chill, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Cybersmorf, Installation, Pulse Art Fair, Miami
Smurf Austral, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Luxe, Calme et Volupte, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta

2006
Strafraum, Lothringerstr.13/Spiegel, Munich, Germany
Flow, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York

2005
Summer Sensation, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Glanz und Gloria, Renate Schröder Galerie, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Heavenly or a Slice of White, Hunter College, New York, NY
12 Kunstpreis, Kunstverein, Aichach, Germany
Imbenge Dreamhouse, Völkerkunde Museum, Munich, Germany

2004
Imbenge Dreamhouse, Völkerkunde Museum, Munich, Germany and Johannesburg, South Africa
18th Rosen Outdoor exhibition, Boone, NC
ArtHouse, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Mindscape, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY
Hard & Soft, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
Under Different Circumstances, Center for Contemporary Art, Atlanta, GA

2003
Yard, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY. Curated by Robyn Donohue & Alyson Baker.
Group Exhibition, Conny Dietzschold, Australian Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney, Australia
Tickle Pink, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta
Castle Mareccio, Bolzano, Italy

2002
Breathing Room, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Transit, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Jump, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Benefit, White Columns, New York
Von der Garnison zur Konversion, BBK Augsburg

2001
Heat, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale, Hokkaido, Japan
Arte BA, C/C Galeria de Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina        
In House, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Pink Red, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2000
Messe Zurich, Renate Schroder Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland


PUBLIC COMISSIONS

2012

Fiat Eater, Fondazione Henraux, Querceta, Italy

2011
Korean Myzot, Hot water spring park, Icheon , South Korea

2008
Gumpfoten in Sendling, Quvid public art program, Munich, Germany


COLLECTIONS

Axa Nordstern
Glenn Fuhrmann/ MSD Capital
Beth Rudin Dewoody
Jean and Micheal Klein
Libby Lumpkin and David Hickey


GRANTS

2006 & 2008
LfA Förderbank Bayern

2003
The Yard, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2010
Art Scene, March 2010 p.67
Cullum, Jerry. “Reviews Venske & Spänle’s Impudent Sculptures at Marcia Wood Gallery”, www.artscritical.com, January 9
Der Tagesspiegel, “kurz belichtet“, Kunstkammer no.8 Georg Kolbe Museum, July 6
“In the Arts”, Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot, Friday, January 29, p. B6

2008
Byrd, Cathy.  Sculpture Magazine, June, Vol. 27, No.5, p. 50-51
Kelly, Danielle. “Grown Up Art", Las Vegas Weekly, January p.71

2007
Cullum, Jerry. "Gumpfotenpanorama", Atlanta Journal - Constitution, March 4
Peterson, Kristen. "Marble Made Light and Airy", Las Vegas Sun, December 13

2006
Patterson, Tom. "Artists Combine Sculpture...", Winston Salem Journal, January 1

2005
“Appalachian State Opens New Exhibit at Truchin Center” Carolina Arts, November
Byrd, Cathy. The Contemporary, Issue No. 70, News p.15-16
Gomez, Edward M. "From Big Ideas to Abstract Forms", Art & Antiques, May

2004
Johnson, Ken. Review. "Mindscape at Pavel Zoubak", The New York Times, Friday, July 9
“Squares and Drops”, The Sydney Morning Herald, September 24-30, Metro p. 27

2003
Angeloro, Dominique. The Contemporary, issue no 57, p.77
Cullum, Jerry. "Melting Marble for a Smile", The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 31
Pratt, Kevin. "Yard", ArtForum, September, pp. 229
Smith, Roberta. "Impressions of the Yard, Visual and Olfactory", The New York Times, June 27 , p. E28
Vander Weg, Kara. “New York: Socrates Sculpture Park, Yard”, The Contemporary, Issue No. 57, p. 77

2001
Feinsilber, Laura. “Screen”, Hoy en el Arte, BA, April
Johnson, Ken. “Heat”, The New York Times, July 1

1999
Chambers, Christopher. “Picks”, NY Arts Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 3, p. 75
New York Contemporary Art Report, Vol. II, Issue II, February p. 124
Rothbart, Daniel. “Arthur Mednick and Venske & Spänle at Margaret Thatcher Projects”, NY Arts Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 3, p. 61