Claudia Sarnthein

born in Germany, lives and works in London

Education

2002-2004
MA Fine Art Royal College of Art, London

1989-1993
BA (Hons) Design Hochschule HAW/Design, College of Art and Design, Hamburg

1988-1989
Art History Universität Wien, Vienna


Solo shows

2015
Bereiter, Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London (forthcoming)

2012
Mother Tongue, The Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford

2011
Sunday Best, PastVynerStreet, London
Curated by Lara Garcia and Sandra Sykorova

2009
Schafskopf, Box, Berlin

2007
An Jacob, Box, Berlin

Group shows

2014 
Missing Narrative, incl. Rose Bell, Mel Cole, Gin Dunscombe, Cadi Froehlich, Clare Harford, Alice Kelway-Bamber, Monika Kita, Sasha Morris, Sue Stephens, Kim Thornton, Billy Ward, Edgar Walker - Guest Artists/Symposium Speakers: Ann Course, Karl England, Rebecca Fortnum, Claudia Sarnthein, Gregory Williams
www.missingnarrative.wordpress.com, Brixton East, London

2012/13
Heather/Busy Sleep
, incl. Nicky Carvell, James Clarkson, Noz Crou, Donna Hunaca, Jack Lavender, Henrik Olai Kaarstein, Marianne Spurr
Online project until 2/2013, www.busysleep.com, Welcome Screen, London
Curated by Michael Pybus and Hannah Lees

2011
Salon Art Prize 2011 shortlisted, Matt Roberts Arts, London
Selected by Patricia Bickers (Editor, Art Monthly), Pippa Hale (Director, Project Space Leeds), Robert Leckie (Curator, Gasworks)
The London Group Open 2011, shortlisted
Selected by Jenni Lomax (Director, Camden Art Centre), William Feaver (Painter, critic, writer)

2010
The London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery/Domobaal, London
with/drawn:contemporary international drawing exhibition

The Drawing Room HU/Raday Kepeshaz Galeria, Budapest
Das vertraute Unvertraute/The Familiar Unfamiliar,
Über die inherente Poesie des Materials, Aktuelle Positionen Bildender Kunst

Curated by Ulrike Buck and Serge de Waha
Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
Paper Jam #1, incl. Luke Dowd, Joseph Fuller, Andrew Gillespie, Oona Grimes, Helen Marten, Emile Ouroumov, Elisabeth Porter, Joby Williamson
Curated by Andrew Gillespie and Collectif A3, Paris

2009
Time is a Sausage,
incl. Phyllida Barlow, Gordon Cheung, Haris Epaminonda, Ron Haseldon, Sharon Kivland, Ansel Krut, Sian Pile, Miho Sato, Walter Swennen
Domobaal, London
Artist's Book Vitrine
, solo display, Tate Modern Bookshop, London

2008
Lifeisonlyhalfthestory, incl. Peter Doig, Chantal Joffe, Seb Pantane
St.Joseph Hospice/Victoria Miro, London

2007
1 Jahr Box, with Ivo Bakschis, Harriet Gross, Gabriele Worgitzki
Curated by Dr. Silke Feldhoff, Box, Berlin
Artist's Book Vitrine, solo display, Tate Modern Bookshop, London

2006
Art Rotterdam, represented by Domobaal, Rotterdam
The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2005 (touring exhibition) Rennie Mackintosh Gallery, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
3. Berliner Kunstsalon
Curated by Jana Hyner, Box, Berlin
Preview Berlin, represented by Domobaal, Berlin
Saudade, incl. Doug Fishbone, Thomas Hylander, Ryan Mosley, Clara S. Rueprich, David Spero, Sally Underwood
Curated by Sarah Dwyer/Laura Green, HighburyStudios, London

2005
The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2005, Jerwood Space, London
40 Artists-40 Drawings, incl. Alison Wilding, Sarah Woodfine, Bill Woodrow
The Drawing Gallery, London
Slow Forming, with Yukako Shibata, Amy Woolley
Curated by Mindy Lee, Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London
Preview Berlin, represented by Domobaal, Berlin
13+, incl. Ailbhe Ni Bhriain, Daniel G. Cramer, Harris Epaminonda, Ron Haseldon, Felicity Powell, Jeffrey TY Lee, Domobaal, London
Sketch 2005, Seven Seven Contemporary Art, London

2004
The Show 2004, Royal College of Art, London

2003
Interim, Royal College of Art, London

2002
Incident Rooms, curated by Ivo Bakschis, Ilex House, London

Collections

Victoria & Albert Museum Collection, London, 2007
Royal College of Art Collection, London, 2004
Private collections in the UK and Europe

Reviews/Publications

Missing Narrative, This is Art/Into-the Fold, London, 2014 (cat)
ARM - A Ruskin Magazine, issue 5
The Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford, 2014
Jour Mal Jour Nal, Fans of Fans (of Fans),
issue 2
www.jourmaljournal.co.uk, curated by Susan Finlay, London 2013
Elena Michael,
online magazine, www.elenamichael.com, issue 1
incl. David Armstrong-Six, David Horvitz, Andrew Norman Wilson
Edited by Adriana Elena Blidaru and James Michael Shaeffer JR, Berlin, 2013
Fashioning the City: Exploring Fashion Cultures, Structures and Systems
,
Nathaniel Dafydd Beard, Research-PhD, Royal College of Art, London, 2012
ARM - A Ruskin Magazine, issue 2
The Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford, 2012
In Quest of the Devil, essay by Dr. Wiebke Leister, PastVynerStreet, London, 2011
On Schafskopf, essay by Radhika Khimji, Box Berlin, 2008
Zu Claudia Sarnthein's An Jacob, essay by Dr. Birgit Griesecke, Box Berlin, 2007
Saudade, essay by Pryle Behrman, HighburyStudios, London, 2006
Slow Forming, essay by Kamini Vellodi, Blyth Gallery, London, 2005
The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2005, Wimbledon School of Art, London, 2005 (cat.)
On Fragments, review by Gareth Evans, Time Out, London, 2005
The Show 2004, Royal College of Art, London, 2004 (cat.)

Teaching/Talks

since 2005
Associate Lecturer at The Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford

since 2000
Visiting Lecturer / Talks

Tate Modern/Tate Crit Club, London
PastVynerStreet
, London
Royal College of Art/Sculpture Department
, London
London College of Communication
, London
Kingston Univ./Faculty of Art, Design + Music
, Kingston
Bristol School of Art, Media and Design
, Bristol
The Ruskin School of Art
, University of Oxford
Blyth Gallery
, Imperial College, London
The Slade School of Fine Art
, London
Royal College of Art/Painting Department
, London
Whitechapel Gallery
/Space Studios, London
AMD Academy of Fashion and Design
, Hamburg

Design Work

1994-2000
Costume/textile designer for international clients incl

Robert Wilson/Frida Parmeggiani, Opera Bastille, Paris
Frida Parmeggiani, Theater am Turm, Frankfurt
Robert Wilson/Frida Parmeggiani, Thalia Theater, Hamburg
Daniel Karasek/Claudia Spielmann, Thalia Theater, Hamburg
Haute-Couture, Cacharel, Paris
Haute-Couture, Lanvin, Paris