Nikita Schmitz,
Born in 1984

EDUCATION

2004 – 2013  Study of Fine Arts at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

2004 – 2005  Professor A. R. Penk

2005 – 2007  Professor Jörg Immendorf
2007 – 2008  Professor Andreas Schulze
2008 – 2013  Professor Tal R
2013
Akademiebrief with the honorary title "Meisterschueler"

SHOWS

Selected Shows and Collaborations

Group (G) Solo (S) Colab (C)
2020 »blue is hot and red is cold« Gallerie Frank Schlag Essen (G)

2019 »blue is hot and red is cold« Kunsthalle Düsseldorf (G)

2016 »Seragon« – curated by Bruce Haines Mayfair, London / Adler Düsseldorf

at Art Cologne, Germany (G)

»If you ain‘t jukin – bounce and break you back«
Damen und Herren E.V., Düsseldorf, Germany (S)

2015 »You‘re just to good to be true« – CFA Contemporary Fine Arts Berlin, Germany (G)

Galerie Gerken, Berlin, Germany (S)

»APO Bank« – Kunstsammlung K21, Düsseldorf, Germany (G)

2013 »Aurora« – Kunstverein Mettmann, Germany (S)

Galerie Gerken, Berlin, Germany (S)

»Damo Suzuki Network« – Weltkunstzimmer, Düsseldorf, Germany (C)

2012 »Mein Esel und Ich« – Kunstverein Pfaffenhofen, Germany (G)

»Tal R‘s – Mann über Bord« – Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany (C)

»Auf der ewigen Reise« – E.ON Düsseldorf, Germany (G)

2011 »Empire of Dust« – NRW Vorstand, Brüssel, Belgien (G)

»Yellow Gallore« – Goodbye Blue Monday, New York, USA (G)

»Single Club« – Art and music project in Collaboration

with Alexander Wissel Düsseldorf, Germany (C)

2009 »Chinese Arms Performance« – Victoria Miro Gallery, London, Great Britain(C)

2008 »Transjapid« – Opera, Direktion and Soundperformance, Istanbul, Turkey (C)

»Make a Wish« – Villa De Bank ,Enschede, Germany (S)

2007 »Von Pferden und Affen« – Ludwig Museum Koblenz, Germany (G)
2006 »The Kourtacy of Torsten Eier« – Ballhaus Ost, Berlin, Germany (G)
2004 »International Graphick Biennale St. Petersburg« (G)

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Portfolio & CV
2021