Lev Khesin

* 1981 in Penza, Russia, lives and works in Berlin since 1999 * 1981 in Penza, Russia, lives and works in Berlin since 1999

 

1997 – 1999: Study of Fine Arts at the «Savitsky» Art School in Penza
2002 – 2007: Study of Fine Arts at the Universität der Künste, Berlin, Class of Prof. Frank Badur
2005: Study of Fine Arts at the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2008: Graduate Study at the UdK, Berlin
2009: Artist in Residence at the Studio Kura, Fukuoka, Japan
2017: Artist in Residence at the Art House Tulum, Mexico

SOLO AND TWO ARTIST EXHIBITIONS:
2016″Neon Black» at Evelyn Drewes | Galerie, Hamburg
«Günther Hornig | Lev Khesin» at Kunstraum Darss, Born/Darß, Germany
2015″DIS# COVER | JANINA ROIDER & LEV KHESIN» at SMUDAJESCHECK / KUNSTRAUM VAN TREECK, MunichSolo show at Art Karlsruhe Art Fair, Gallery: LAKEMÄKER, Berlin
2014″Dark Matter», LAKEMÄKER, Berlin»Permutation», SMUDAJESCHECK GALERIE, Ulm
2013
«Aquacone / liquid boundaries», Till Richter Museum, Schloss Buggenhagen»Klärt sich das Wasser, werden Fische sichtbar», Kunstverein Bamberg & Evelyn Drewes | Galerie, Hamburg
2012
«Stoffwechsel», Galerie im Rathaus Tempelhof, Berlin»Holy Hologram», LAKEMÄKER, Berlin»Oxymora», SMUDAJESCHECK GALERIE, Ulm «MATCH / Piet Tyutel, Lev Khesin», Nouvelles Images, Den Haag, NL»Elastic Pinioning», Java Haus, Hamburg
2011
«Chromofobia», SMUDAJESCHECK GALERIE, Ulm
2010
«Onomatopoeia», LÄKEMÄKER, BerlinVattenfall Lobby, Hauptbahnhof, Berlin
2009
«Atmospheres», LÄKEMÄKER, Berlin «Zeitwörter», Instutute of Art Function, Fukuoka, Japan»The Basic Problem», vondöring contemporary, Schwäbisch Hall
2008
«Meta-Tags», Stella Art Foundation, Moscow»Kunststoff», Galerie Hans Tepe, Damme
2007
Galerie Kollaborativ, BerlinLÄKEMÄKER, Berlin

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2016
ABSTRACT WORLDS, TILL RICHTER MUSEUM — Schloss Buggenhagen
Evelyn Drewes | Galerie, Hamburg
CONTEXT New York, Gallery: Läkemäker
2015
Evelyn Drewes | Galerie, Hamburg
2014
Art from Germany: Between Man and Nature, TILL RICHTER MUSEUM — Schloss Buggenhagen
Art Miami, Miami, FL, USA
2013
„Junge Positionen“, Heyne Kunst Fabrik, Offenbach»Duett», LÄKEMÄKER, Berlin
2012
«LAYERS — Gabriele Evertz, Lev Khesin, and Julia Steiner», Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX, USA»Retraho», Betahaus, Berlin»Dripping Color Amazement», oqbo, Berlin
2011
«Deux générations, deux visions», Château de Saint-Auvent, (FR)»Preview» Art fair, Berlin / Galerien: LÄKEMÄKER / SMUDAJESCHECK»Winterausstellung», Galerie Irrgang, Leipzig
2010
«Kunst 10 Zürich» Art fair / Galerie: vondöring contemporary»ZEITges(ch)ehen», Tempelhof-Schöneberger Kunstpreis 2010 «matchbox», Lev Khesin, Xuan Wang, Robert Orchardson, Mikolaj Polinski, vondöring contemporary, Schwäbisch Hall
2009
«KunstKompakt 6», Gladbeck «Hello World», Ito Folk Art Museum, Fukuoka (JP) «Kunst 09 Zürich» Art fair / Galerie: vondöring contemporaryMediacity, Leipzig
2008
«Qui Vive?» 1. International Biennale of Young Art, Moscow»SOMMER», LÄKEMÄKER, Berlin»Intuitive Kalligrafie», Togliatti (RU)»Small», Marat Guelman Gallery, Moscow»News», Galerie Hans Tepe, Damme»Eb Dietzsch Kunstpreis für Malerei», Geraer Bank, Gera
2007
«MULTIPLES/VIELFACHES», Cité des arts, Chambery (FR)»mention», Berlin «KUBOshow», Herne
2006
«Ausser Haus», Berlin
2005
THE FRAME Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, USA»PAINTTHINGS», Ellis Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

SCHOLARSHIPS & PRIZES:
2017 Artist in Residence at Arthouse Tulum, Mexico
2010 Kunstpreis Tempelhof-Schöneberg
2009 Artist in Residence Scholarship, Studio Kura, Fukuoka, Japan
2008 Project Grant from the Stella Art Foundation, Moscow
2005 NICA Scholarship for the exchange study at the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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