Julia Schmidt (Malerin)

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Julia Schmidt (* 1976 in Wolfen) is a German painter.


Julia Schmidt studied at the Leipzig Academy of Visual Arts from 1995 to 1998 and at the Glasgow School of Art from 1998 to 2000. Her works are characterized by minimalism and renunciation. For example, she painted discarded printing blocks by Edgar Degas, canvas backs of well-known paintings or pictures that have suffered water damage

Awards – Prizes

  • 2006 Art Award of the Sachsen Bank
  • 2008 Villa Romana Prize
  • 2011 Scholarship holder at the German Academy Rome Villa Massimo[1]

Exhibitions (selection)

In 2006 she had a special exhibition titled “Tourism and Painting” at the Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig as well as the exhibition “New Fabrics” at the Casey Kaplan Gallery in New York City. Her works have been shown at various collective exhibitions, such as: 2007 at Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 2005 at Prague Biennial and Museum of Contemporary Art (MSU) in Zagreb, 2004 at Kunsthalle Fridericianum in Kassel and 2000 at Transmission Gallery Glasgow.

Schmidt lives and works in Leipzig.

Web links

Individual references

  1. Villa Massimo | Julia Schmidt.Retrieved 21 August 2019.