Andrea Damp
 
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Painting a Story of Light and Color

The subjects of Andrea Damp's paintings are often light-footed, springy, dreamy, playful children, excitedly frolicking in summer adventure. Fascinated by their sometimes tropical-seeming surroundings, they seek to discover new plants and courageously pioneer a trail through the lush, enthralling vegetation.

Her paintings capture the wonderful adventure of nature through a light-drenched atmosphere curiously immersed with paradisiacal shapes and colors. The colors drip from the canvas in warm sunlight as if after a quick, refreshing rainstorm. Situations are created where dreams can become reality: Flying swings are left in a woodsy glade, inviting the viewer to climb aboard.

With a wonderful lightness, Andrea Damp expands on the imagery that reminds us of memories of our ideal childhood paradise, awakening a longing for happiness, carefree joy, and an anticipated moment of surprise.

She spent her own childhood in a small fishing village on the Baltic See island of Rügen, which she remembers as carefree and connected to nature. This may be why she succeeds in creating an atmosphere of images shimmering in memory, immediately enchanting the viewer.

The student of the master Hans-Jürgen Diehl in Berlin has received many fellowships and been exhibited in multiple international galleries, astonishing viewers with colorful paintings in both small and large formats. One of her works is included in the collection of Sidney Picasso in Paris.

Christina Wendenburg
1977
Born in Bergen auf Rügen
1998 - 2004
Studied Painting, UDK, Berlin, Prof. Hans-Jürgen Diehl
2004
Glasgow School of Art
2008 - 2010Karl-Hofer-Stipendium

Lives and works in Berlin


Grants (Selection)


scholarship


2008 - 2010
Karl-Hofer scholarship
2008
Lukas-Cranach-scholarship of the city Wittenberg
2008 - 2010NaföG-scholarship of the Berliner Senats




Collections (Selection)

Collection Sal. Oppenheim, Collogne
Willy-Brandt-Haus, Berlin
Collection Hurrle, Baden-Baden
CNC, Berlin
Collection Sidney Picasso, Paris
IBB, Berlin


Exhibitions (Selection)


Single Exhibitions (Selection)


2011
Andrea Damp – Malerei, Vattenfall, Berlin, Germany
New Talents, Galerie Barbara von Stechow, Frankfurt a.M., Germany
Galleri Thomassen Göteborg, Sweden
2010Vertigo, Galerie Brennecke, Berlin, Germany
Farbe im Quadrat, Galerie Mathias Kampl, Munich, Germany
2009Karussell Karmesin, Galerie CP, Wiesbaden, Germany

Galerie Mathias Kampl, Munich, Germany
Pulsschlag der Farbe, Richard-Haizmann-Museum / Kunstverein Niebüll, Germany
2008Twinklies, Galerie Brennecke, Berlin, Germany
Behind the Curtain, Galerie CP, Wiesbaden, Germany
2007Colourless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously, Kunstverein Rügen, Putbus, Germany
Just Beautiful, Galerie Brennecke, Berlin, Germany
2006Nea, Galerie Brennecke, Berlin,Germany
2005CNC, Berlin Galerie Brennecke, Berlin, Germany

Group Exhibitions (Selection)


2011Galerie Brennecke, Berlin & Düsseldorf, Germany

New Talents, Galerie Barbara von Stechow, Frankfurt a.M., Germany
2009
Fragment, Kunstverein Eisenturm, Mainz, Germany

Form versus Inhalt, Stipendiaten der Karl-Hofer-Gesellschaft, Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin, Germany

Art Karlsruhe, mit Galerie Brennecke, Berlin, Germany

Identitäten, Galerie und Künstlerhaus Spiekeroog, Germany
2008
Wasser, MK 21 Galerie im Künstlerhaus Hamburg-Bergedorf, Germany

ART FAIR 21 Köln, mit Galerie CP, Wiesbaden, Germany

Mensch-Natur-Raum, Sammlung im Willy-Brandt-Haus, Berlin, Germany

Karl-Hofer-Stipendiaten, Atelieretage Oberschöneweide, Berlin, Germany

Art Karlsruhe, mit Galerie Brennecke, Berlin, Deutschland

Eb-Dietzsch-Kunstpreis, Gera, Germany
2007
Liste Köln, mit Galerie Brennecke, Berlin, Germany

Art Karlsruhe, one-artist-show, mit Galerie Brennecke, Berlin, Germany

Idyll, Kunstverein Walkmühle, Wiesbaden, Germany
2006
Galerie 14, Paris, France
Galerie CP, Wiesbaden, Germany


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