Curriculum Vitae

Andreas Gefeller (*1970) studied photography at the University of Essen and completed his degree with honors under Bernhard Prinz in 2000. Gefeller was appointed to the Deutsche Fotografische Akademie in 2001. He lives and works in Düsseldorf.

Awards

2017 Photo Espana Prize: nomination
2016 Prix Pictet, London: nomination
2013 Lead Awards, Hamburg: silver
2012 Lead Awards, Hamburg: award
2012 Prix Pictet, London: nomination
2012 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, London: nomination
2012 German Photo Book Award: gold
2010 European Eyes on Japan by EU-Japan Fest: scholarship
2009 Prix Pictet, London: nomination
2007 Real Photography Award, Amsterdam: nomination
2005 Lead Awards, Hamburg: gold
2004 Kunstpreis der Stadt Nordhorn, Nordhorn: award winner
2004 Phase One Prize, Vevey: first prize
2003 Umbo Photo Prize, Lippstadt: nomination
2003 KunstRai Prize, Amsterdam: nomination
2003 European Award of Architectural Photography, Bonn: honour
2002 Peter Keetmann Award, Hamburg: honour
2001 Reinhart Wolf Award, Hamburg: award winner

 

Solo shows (selection)

2019 Gefeller Houlihan, with Benjamin Houlihan, Thomas Rehbein Gallery, Brussels
2018 Andreas Gefeller—Supervisions, HSBC Deutschland Düsseldorf
2018 The Backside of Light, Thomas Rehbein Gallery, Cologne
2018 The Backside of Light, Dear Future Me, Brussels
2017 Andreas Gefeller—Blank, Sous les Étoiles Gallery, New York
2017 Andreas Gefeller, Wouter van Leeuwen Gallery, Amsterdam
2016 Andreas Gefeller—Blank Close Ups, Thomas Rehbein Gallery, Cologne
2016 Andreas Gefeller, Dear Future Me, Brussels
2016 Andreas Gefeller, Sipgate, Düsseldorf
2015 Andreas Gefeller, Dear Future Me, Brussels
2014 Andreas Gefeller—Fotografien 2000–2014, Palais für aktuelle Kunst, Glückstadt
2014 Supervisions and Beyond, Baton Gallery, Seoul
2012 Blank, Thomas Rehbein Gallery, Cologne
2011 The Japan Series, Hasted Kraeutler Gallery, New York
2011 Photographs, Kunsthalle Erfurt, Erfurt
2010 The Japan Series, Thomas Rehbein Gallery, Cologne
2010 Photographs, Landesgalerie Linz, Linz
2009 Photographs, Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken, Saarbrücken
2009 New Works, Hasted Hunt Gallery, New York
2008 Supervisions, Kunstverein Augsburg, Augsburg
2008 Andreas Gefeller, Thomas Rehbein Gallery, Cologne
2007 Supervisions, Hasted Hunt Gallery, New York
2007 Supervisions, Kunstverein Heinsberg, Heinsberg
2006 Supernatural, Dubbelbee Gallery, Amsterdam
2004 Kunstpreis der Stadt Nordhorn, Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn
2004 Supervisions, Thomas Rehbein Gallery, Cologne

 

Group shows (selection)

2020 Remember Art Cologne, Thomas Rehbein Gallery, Cologne
2020 Civilization—The Way We Live Now, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Auckland
2019 Civilization—The Way We Live Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
2019 Still Light, Clervaux Cité de l’Image, Luxembourg
2019 Civilization—The Way We Live Now, Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
2019 1000 Wirklichkeiten—100 Jahre DFA, Haus der Photographie, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
2018 High: Photography From Above, Atlas Gallery, London
2018 Civilization—The Way We Live Now, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul
2018 Jenseits des Dokumentarischen, Städtische Galerie Iserlohn, Iserlohn
2018 Beyond the Sphere of Reproduction, Galaxy Museum of Contemporary Art, Chongqing
2017 Beyond the Sphere of Reproduction, Whitebox Art Center, Beijing
2017 Jenseits des Dokumentarischen, Städtische Galerie Kubus, Hannover
2017 Jenseits des Dokumentarischen, Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, Bietigheim-Bissingen
2017 In/Out—The Universe, Weltkunstzimmer, Düsseldorf
2017 Blick Verschiebung, ZKR Schloss Biesdorf, Biesdorf
2016 Up/Down, Holden Gallery, Manchester
2016 Momente der Auflösung—Fotografische Werke, Museum Marta Herford, Herford
2015 Ein Moment: Ewig, Kunstwerk—Sammlung Alison und Peter W. Klein, Nussdorf
2015 Small Worlds, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall
2015 Photo Beijing 2015, China Millennium Monument, Beijing
2014 Trace 14, Elgiz Museum, Istanbul
2014 Heimat, NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf
2013 Lead Awards, Haus der Photographie, Hamburg
2013 An Idea of Beauty, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence
2013 Metropolis: Reflections on the Modern City, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham
2013 Vue d‘en haut, Centre Pompidou Metz, Metz
2012 Wasserstandsmeldung, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
2012 Religion & Riten, Art Foyer DZ Bank, Frankfurt am Main
2012 Points of View, Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
2012 Out of Focus, Saatchi Gallery, London
2011 European Eyes on Japan / Japan Today vol. 12, Prefectural Museum, Tottori
2011 Noorderlicht Photofestival, Groningen
2011 Für Hund und Katz ist auch noch Platz, Art Foyer DZ Bank, Frankfurt am Main
2011 Size Matters: Large Scale European Photography, art: sensus, London
2011 Spannungsbogen: Figur und Raum, Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk, Cottbus
2011 Alison & Peter Klein Photo Art Award, Kunstwerk, Nussdorf
2010 European Eyes on Japan / Japan Today vol. 12, Antrepo No. 5, Istanbul
2010 Landscape without Horizon, Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau
2009 Pittoresk: Neue Perspektiven auf das Landschaftsbild, Museum Marta Herford, Herford
2009 Manipulating Reality, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence
2009 Ferne Nähe, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
2009 Veto—Zeitgenössische Positionen in der deutschen Fotografie, Haus der Photographie, Hamburg
2009 Nature and Nation, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
2008 Wert-Schätzung, Sander Collection, Berlin
2008 Rethinking Landscape, Taubman Museum of Art, Virginia
2008 Human/Nature, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City
2008 Angelandet, Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk, Cottbus
2007 Made in Germany, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
2007 Spectacular City, NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf
2007 Unter Sternen—Aus der Sammlung Willy Michel, Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf
2006 Tschernobyl, Willy-Brandt-Haus, Berlin
2006 Spectacular City, Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam

 

Collections (selection)

Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen, Cottbus
Deutsche Bank Sammlung, Frankfurt am Main
DZ Bank Sammlung, Frankfurt am Main
Elgiz Collection, Istanbul
HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG, Berlin
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
Lenbachhaus, München
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee (Wisconsin)
Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf
Museum Marta Herford, Herford
National Gallery of Canada, Toronto
Norton Museum, West Palm Beach (Florida)
Saatchi Gallery, London
Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn
Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke (Virginia)
The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall
Wemhöner Collection, Berlin