Heather Allen

lives and works in Berlin

Studied Fine Art at:

B.A. -Reading University
M.A. — Chelsea College of Art & Design, London


2012 Czech Cultural Ministry, Residency, Ostrava
2008 Arbeitsstipendium des Berliner Senats
2005 Artist Residency Programme, Galerie Hermann & Wagner, Berlin
Guest stipendium, City of Budapest
2003 Prizewinner, Frankfurter Verein für Künstlerhilfe e.V.
Guest stipendium, City of Salzburg
2002 Stipendium, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems
1997 British Council Study Award
1996 Stipendium, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art, Norwic#


2018 Once upon a Time… Galerie Blah Blah, Berlin, with Thomas Henriksson
2017 LEIZE JENIUS in the Wiesenburg, Werkhalle Wiesenburg Berlin
2016 Coming all together, Galerie Perpetuel, Frankfurt am Main
2015 comin’ round the mountain or what the hell?!, with Katrin Hoffert, Axel Obiger, Berlin
kurz kurz in Kurt Kurt, with Thomas Henriksson, Kurt Kurt Projektzentrale, Berlin
2014 Nichts so unbedingt contemporary, Artloft, Berlin
tasse weder komme noch fisch, Kunsthalle m3, Berlin
2013 New Artists Group Show, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong
2012 Ortstermin, Galerie Nord/Reformationskirche, Berlin
What I like, curated by Marc Wellmann, Schaufenster, Berlin
Alius Mundus, Kunsthalle m3, Berlin (solo)
Altro Mondo, Casa con Vista, Rome
Friction!, HomeBase, Berlin
2011 Short & Intense II, Kurt-Kurt Projektzentrale, Berlin
Naked Factory, Kunsthalle m3, Berlin
Dirty Fingers, die Wiesenburg, Berlin
Plastiche Werke, BBG, Berlin
Art on Lake, Museum of Fine Art, Budapest
Artworks on Water — sketches, models, Vasarely Museum, Budapest
Nice to see you, Galerie Koeln-Art, Cologne
The Ideal Man, ArToll, Bedburg-Hau
2010 Balmoral Blend, Hans-Arp Museum Rolandseck
Du willst es doch auch, Hase, M3 Kunsthalle, Berlin
3 x 3; Fremde Bewohner, Roemer 9, Frankfurt am Main
2009 Selected Artists, NGBK, Berlin Climb, Waygood, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (solo)
ICI BERLIN, La Condition Publique, Lille / Roubaix
Configurations, Collyer and Bristow, London
Inselglück, Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin
2008 Bodenlos, Coma, Frankfurt/Main
Everybody knows ths is nowhere, Galerie Wendt & Friedmann, Berlin
Line up and be, berlin art scouts, Berlin, (solo)
The House at Egg Stream, Video Space, Galerie Herrmann & Wagner, Berlin, (solo)
2007 100 Days = 100 Videos, GL Strand, Copenhagen
Inselglück, Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin
bas_ART, Saarlaendische Galerie, Berlin
Balcony, Oasenschatten, Kurt-Kurt Projekzentrale, Berlin
Cellar, Pincegaleria, Budapest (solo)
Kunstblock 1, Advotec, Giessen
2006 100 Days = 100 Videos, Heidelberger Kunstverein
Where is she, and who did the work?, Galerie Perpetuel, Frankfurt am Main (solo)
De(zentral), Kunstverein Giessen
Der Esel ist Tot, Heimspiel, Frankfurt am Main (with Julia Oschatz)
Crazy, Brick 5, Vienna
2005 What didn’t happen to me in Berlin, ARP, Galerie Hermann & Wagner, Berlin (solo)
Heather Allen, Forum-1822, Frankfurt am Main (solo)
Heather Allen, Stadt Galerie, Fellbach (solo)
2004 Extrem, Mousonturm, Frankfurt am Main
9. Triennale Kleinplastik, Alter Kelter, Fellbach
The House at Egg Stream, Heimspiel, Frankfurt am Main
2003 Ain’t she sweet…? Zagreus Projekt, Berlin (solo)
Me, Myself and I, DKB Projektraum, Berlin
2002 Eva und der Teufel, Ausstellungsraum de Ligt, Frankfurt (solo)
Tight skin, skin deep, Mafuji Gallery, London
At Home with Freud, don’tmiss, Frankfurt am Main (solo)
Deutsches Eck, Galerie Vaclava Spaly, Prague
Sequences, Kuvataideakatemian Galleria, Helsinki (video programme)
2001 Heather Allen, Simon Spiekermann Gallery, Düsseldorf (solo)
Frankfurter Kreuz, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main
Tafelrunden, Maximilliansforum, Munich (video programme)
Sour Cherry Soup, Mafuji Gallery. London
2000 Somewhere else, Wohnraum Kaspar König, Frankfurt am Main (solo)
Anyone can be almost anyone they want to be, Galerie Brigitte Trotha, Frankfurt am Main
no-site.specific, Transit Gallery, London
face-à-face, kunstpanorama, Lucerne
1999 Heather Allen, AusstellungsHalle 1A, Frankfurt am Main (solo)
Il camino astratto, Change Gallery, Rome (video programme)
Home Abroad, Galerie ak, Frankfurt
1998 HAMKPS, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Cologne
1997 Chelsea 97; 4 Artists, Paton Gallery, London
Collections and Reflections, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art, Norwich
1996 Heather Allen, Commercial Gallery, London (solo)
Looks, Martha Stevns, Fressingfield (solo)
Be the Best…Beat the Rest, with Helen Smith, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Forgotten Present, International Visual Art Symposium, Vilnius
1995 Object of Desire, Gasworks Gallery, London (solo)
Split, King’s Lynn Art Centre (solo)
The Swaffham Collection, Assembly Rooms, Swaffham (solo)
1994 Tallinnnorwich Kunstikontakt, Ajaloo Institute, Tallinn
1992 East, Norwich Gallery