living and working in Berlin

2009 - 2011 Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK
2003 - 2006 Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen, DE
2000 - 2003 Bergische Universität Wuppertal, DE

2016 Working Grant, Kunstfonds Bonn e.V.
2015 Project Grant, Kunststiftung NRW
2014 Marianne Defet Painting Fellowship (selected by Kunsthalle Nürnberg)
2014 Public Art Commission, VitalArts, London
2011 Graduate Printmaking Prize Winner, Jealous Gallery
2010 Finalist, John Moores Painting Prize
2009 - 2011 Hartmut und Lore Schuler-Stiftung, Wuppertal
2006 Scholarship, Pentiment Academy Hamburg

selected exhibitions:
2020
Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen (solo) (upcoming)
Girl meets Girl, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Norway (postponed)
Mistral, Site Site Parasite, Marseille, France
Jetzt! Junge Malerei in Deutschland, Deichtorhallen Hamburg (extended till August)

2019
Jetzt! Junge Malerei in Deutschland, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Museum Wiesbaden, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz

2018
Teamwork, Frutta, Glasgow, UK (solo)
Wallpaintings, Chapter Arts Center, Cardiff, UK (solo)
Mingle Mime, Bolte Lang, Zurich, CH (solo)
The Everyday and Extraordinary, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery / Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UK

2017
Capri, Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, DK (solo)
Schau 4, Kunsthaus Kollitsch, Klagenfurt, AUT
An eyefull of wry, Government Art Collection, Hull, UK
You see me like a UFO, Marcelle Joseph Projects, London
Jump, Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, DK
Home is not a place (curated by Marlene von Carnap, Coraly von Bismarck), German Embassy London, UK
Every Line tells its own story, Nathalie Halgand, Vienna, AUT
31 women, Breese Little, London, UK
Jump ball, Dio Horia, Mykonos, Greece
Cinque Mostre, American Academy in Rome
Jokes on Painting, Schau Fenster, Berlin

2016
Drunk Octopus wants to fight, Limoncello, London (solo)
Gone Fishing, Centrum, Berlin (duo with Jean-Phillipe Dordolo)
Catherine Biocca, Cornelia Baltes, Rosalie Schweiker, curated by Louise Hobson, Mission Gallery, Swansea, UK
Eclipse, @ung5 (curated by KubaParis), Cologne (solo)
Double Acts, At Home Salon, curated by Marcelle Joseph, London, UK
Alice in Crisis, Dio Horia, Mykonos, GRC
New Adventures in Vexillology 2, curated by Valeska Hageney, Kunstverein Amrun, DE
Liste, Basel (solo presentation with Limoncello)
Life Eraser, curated by Domenico de Chirico, Brand New Gallery, Milan, IT
Your Swath, My Jab, DREI, Cologne, Germany, DE
Inflatable Aesthetics, Hawaii-Lisbon, Lisbon, PRT
True Love Over Physics, Coma Gallery, Sydney, AUS
Wilhelm screams, The Landing Strip, Berlin, DE
Gestalt and Werden, Feldbusch Wiesner Rudolph, Berlin, DE

2015
Women's Art Society II, MOSTYN, Wales, UK
Tiny Dancer, Kunstverein Ulm (solo)
Turner, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK (solo)
Oh, of course, you were berry picking, DREI, Cologne
Feel the discourse (curated by Christina Ramos), Guest Projects, London, UK

2014
100 Painters of tomorrow, Book Launch, Christie's/Beers Contemporary London, UK
Off the wall, Kunsthalle Nuremberg, DE*
East London Painting Prize - shortlist show, Bow Arts, London, UK
VitalArts (Commission), The Royal London Hospital, UK
Apples and Pears, DREI, Cologne, DE

2013
Schnick Schnack Schnuck! Limoncello, London, UK (solo)
There's a light and a whistle for attracting attention, DREI, Cologne (solo)
Curiosity and Method, Less is More Projects, Paris, FR
Carousel, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, UK
Nur was nicht ist ist möglich - Malerei im Raum, Museum Folkwang, Essen, DE*
Zero Gravity, Less is more projects, Paris, FR

2012
HOOLOOVOO, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, UK (solo)
Chimera Q.T.E., Cell Project Space, London UK
P/N/7 The summary show, Project Number, London, UK
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy London, UK
Curatorial Spotligh, FordProject, New York, US
Young British Art II (curated by Ryan Gander and Christina von Rotenhan), Dienstgebäude, Zurich, CH

2011
Crash Open Salon Show, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London, UK
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2011: In the Presence ICA, London, UK*
Postgraduate Printmaking Exhibition 2011, Clifford Chance, London, UK
Helter Skelter, UCLH Arts, London, UK
Jealous Graduate Print Prize, Jealous Gallery, London, UK
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2011 Site Gallery/ S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK*
MA/MFA Show 2011, Slade School of Fine Art London, UK

2010
John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK*
The great Loop forward Tank Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Istanbul was Constantinople, Hush Gallery, Istanbul, TUR
Slade Interim Show, Woburn Research Center, London, UK
Art in Focus: Black and white Flower painting St. Mary‘s Hospice, London, UK
Threads Tank Gallery, London, UK
Exhibitionism, Eastwing 9 The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, London, UK

2008
3 in 1, Kunsthaus Essen, DE
Große Kunstausstellung NRW, Museum Kunst Palast Duesseldorf, DE*

2007
Love Stories, GAM – Galerie am Museum, Essen, DE
Ches Nouz, Kunsthaus Essen, DE

2006
Enface, diploma exhibition, Forum for Art and Architecture Essen, DE
Pentiment - Show, Summer Academy, Hamburg, DE
Ruhrpuls Music and Art Festival, Bochum, DE
Herrengedeck, Gallery Brave Lotte, Duisburg, DE

2005
Schon wieder Winter, Solaris e.V. Düsseldorf, DE (solo)
Sichtwerk, University Duisburg - Essen, DE
Außenstelle No.2, Forum for Art and Architecture, Essen, DE

* = with publication