About / CV

Born in São Paulo, Brazil

Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design, Halle

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
Graphic Design/Illustration studies, graduated with MA in Illustration

Berlin University of the Arts (UdK)
Fine Arts studies, graduated as Meisterschüler


Since 2017 Lectureship for Anatomy and Life Drawing at Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design, Halle

2018 Workshop at Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana

2013 Lecturer for Drawing / Narrative Objects, 16th International Summer Academy for Visual Arts, Dresden


2017 Heimat-Stipendium, artist grant for a year-long project from Kunststiftung des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt

2016 Artist-in-Residence at Axenéo 7, Gatineau, Canada

2014 Art Embassy Artist-in-Residence grant in Goriška Brda, Slovenia, awarded by the German Embassy, Ljubljana

2012 Catalogue grant from Kunststiftung des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt

2011 shortlisted for Hans Meid Prize, Hamburg

2011 Grant from Kunststiftung des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt for ISCP, International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York

2010 Artist Grant from Kunststiftung des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt

2009 nominated for the President's Prize of the University of the Arts Berlin


2018 Xenia Fink, nn, Kunstverein Coburg

2018 Xenia Fink, nn, Museum Haldensleben, Haldensleben

2018 Xenia Fink, Die relative Wichtigkeit ziemlich wichtiger Dinge, Anhaltischer Kunstverein, Dessau

2018 Republic of the Other (collaborative project Fink/Trejo/Yu), Gallery 101, Ottawa

2015 It is always immediate, Morgen Contemporary, Berlin

2013 Too Close To Home, Morgen Contemporary, Berlin

2012 Bioterio, Instituto Cultural de León, as part of FIAC, Festival Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, León, Mexico

2012 Xenia Fink - Restrained Whisper, umlaut gallery, Munich

2011 drawings, Galerie Schuster, Miami

2010 Xenia Fink, Galerie Schuster, Berlin

2010 L’Éducation sentimentale, Galerie im Volkspark, Halle


2018 Monsters of Drawing, Feinkunst Krüger, Hamburg

2017 Delikat 17, KV Neu Deli, Leipzig

2017 The Real Estate Show Extended / Berlin, Kunstpunkt, Berlin

2016 H. J. Kristahn and Students, Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts AMNUA, Nanjing

2016 If you are dating me you don't need chemicals / Part Two, Niki Elbe / Xenia Fink / Cornelia Renz, KV Neu Deli, Leipzig

2016 KURA Festival, wall drawing: Hell, purgatory and heaven, Wittenberg

2016 If you are dating me you don't need chemicals / Part One: Valley of the Dolls, Niki Elbe / Xenia Fink / Cornelia Renz, SporKlübü, Berlin

2015 You knee them in the chin..., SporKlübü, Berlin

2015 Imago Mundi, Map of the New Art / Germany, mon amour!, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice

2015 Wanted, public art project in cooperation with ifa Gallerie, Berlin

2014 Touch, premiere screening at Zebra Film Festival, Berlin

2014 POSITIONS Art Fair, Berlin Art Week

2014 VECTOR, show and book launch, Schau Fenster, Berlin

2014 Body Scriptures, Alter Garnisonfriedhof, Berlin

2013 The Oracle, The Wand, Berlin

2013 16th Summer Academy, Lecturers show, Motorenhalle, Dresden

2013 Unhinged, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Ich Bin Ein Berliner, Dezer Schauhalle, Miami

2011/2012 Von hier aus, Kunststiftung Sachsen-Anhalt, Halle

2011 Fashion Is For Ugly People, Illuminated Metropolis Gallery, New York

2011 Xenia Fink and Louise Manifold Salon, iscp, New York

2009 New Berlin Generation, Galerie Schuster, Miami

2009 New Berlin Generation, Galerie Schuster, Berlin

2009 Meisterschüler exhibition at University of Arts Berlin

2008 Red House, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

2008 Like Her, Galerie Neurotitan, Berlin

BIBLIOGRAPHY (incomplete)

Freistil, Hermann Schmidt Verlag, Mainz, 2017

Germany, mon amour! / Imago Mundi, Map of the New Art, catalogue, Fondazione Cini, Venice

Fink What You Like, Marie J Burrows, http://www.artparasites.com/fink-what-you-like/ 2015

wagemutig II, editor: Sachsen-Anhalt Art Foundation, Hasenverlag, Halle, 2014

VECTOR Artists Journal, curators and editors: Peter Gregorio, Javier Barrios, New York, 2014

Xenia Fink Works, editor: Sachsen-Anhalt Art Foundation, Halle, 2013

Arte a manos llenas, Periodico a.m., Leon, 12. August, 2012

wagemutig I, editor: Sachsen-Anhalt Art Foundation, Distanz Verlag, Berlin, 2011

Hans Meid Preis, catalogue, Hamburg, 2011

Haustier als Hingucker, Mitteldeutsche Zeitung, 5. Dezember 2011

Xenia Fink at Galerie Schuster Miami by Onajide Shabaka, http://miamiartexchange.com/2011/06/xenia-fink-at-galerie-schuster-miami/ 2011

Rotes Haus / Red House, exhibition catalogue, Kunstraum Bethanien, Berlin, 2008

In den Tempeln der Nacht, Berliner Zeitung, 12. August, 2008

Xenia Fink is based in Halle and Berlin.


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