Colin Penno

 

COLIN PENNO

Born 1980 in Mühlheim a.d. Ruhr, lives and works in Essen,  Germany.

 

Education

2003 studies graphic design and photography at Folkwang University of Arts, Essen

2005 founding the off-space project „Hartmut“

2006-2007 studies and travelling in Central America

2010 diploma with distinction at Folkwang University of Arts, Essen

2010-2015:  studies of art at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf at the class of Georg Herold and Martin Gostner

2015 “Meisterschüler” (master class) of Martin Gostner

 

Soloexhibitions

2017

solo exhibition at Berthold Pott, Cologne, Germany (Sept / Oct 2017)

2016

NADA New York, May 2016

2015

“New Paintings”, The Cabin, Los Angeles, USA

“Limbo”, Berthold Pott, Cologne, Germany

2014

“Inside Out”, Museum Rheda Wiedenbrück, Bleichhäuschen, Germany

2013

“Square Dance”, Berthold Pott, Cologne, GER

“At that time”, WalzwerkNull, Düsseldorf, GER

2010

Kunst im Wohnraum, Essen, GER

“Construction Derby”, Loge, Essen, GER

2008

“Einer muss dran Glauben”, Baustelle Schaustelle, Essen, GER

Gallery Mikro, Duesseldorf, GER

 

Groupexhibitions

2017

Art Cologne with Max Frintrop, Evan Robarts, Colin Penno at Berthold Pott, Cologne (April 2017)

“Attitudes in painting”, group exhibition at Lepsien Art Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany (April 2017)

2016

“Thresher”, with Max Frintrop, Benjamin Houlihan, Colin Penno at Geukens De Vil, Antwerp

“Space Invaders”, group exhibition, Rotterdam, NL

Auction exhibition at Museum Dhondt Dhaenens (MDD), Ghent, Belgium

Group exhibition with Daniel Davies, Graham Collins, Colin Penno and Baptiste Caccia at SundayS, Copenhagen, Denmark

CODE art fair, Copenhagen, Denmark, with Berthold Pott, Cologne

Art Brussels with Berthold Pott, Cologne

The Horts Family Collection, New York, USA, public view (March-May)

2015

“McKinsey, Positionen der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, #4″, McKinsey Düsseldorf, Germany (catalog)

2014

“Politics of Surface”, with Graham Collins, Ethan Cook, Dean Levin, Bas van den Hurk, Michiel Ceulers, James Krone, Jessica Sanders, …, curated by Alex Bacon, at Berthold Pott, Cologne, Germany

“An der Schanz”, groupshow with Samuel Francois, Manor Grunewald, Max Frintrop, …, at Wilsberg von Monkiewitsch, Cologne, Germany

2013

“abstract on paper”, with Florian Baudrexel, Max Schulze, Sebastian Freytag, Adriaan Verwée…, CHAPLINI, Cologne, GER

2012

„Auf dem Boden der Tatsachen“, Kunsthaus Essen, Germany

„Totale 2“, Maschienenhaus, Essen, Germany (Catalogue)

„5 Jahre Bau–Schau “- Baustelle Schaustelle, Essen, Germany

2011

„Arbeit nervt“- Künstlerhaus, Dortmund, Germany (Catalogue)

„Peripherie“- Atelierhaus, Essen, Germany

„Stay one momment as you are in the tired pose where pleasure touched you“ Szobart- Offspace Project, Budapest, Hungary

„The second act“,De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, Netherland (Catalogue)

„Sunsets“, Gallery DREI, Raum für Gegenwartskunst, Cologne, Germany

2010

“Sense of Wonder”, Dortmunder U, Dortmund, Germany (Catalogue)

Minken & Palme, Berlin, Germany

“Sugary Photographs with Tricks, Poses and Effects” – a Festival on Photography, FotoMuseum Antwerp, NICC, Antwerp, Belgium, (Catalogue)

“Atelierausstellung”, Speicher 2, Muenster, Germany

2009

Galerie Mikro, Duesseldorf, Germany

Version / Weisser Salon, Chicago, USA

“The Grain of the Voice”, LCC Galerie, London, UK (Catalogue)

2008

“Feldstärke”, Zeche Zollverein, Essen, Germany

Tease Art Fair, RheinTriadem, Cologne, Germany (Catalogue)

2007

UND#2, Off-Space Art Fair, Karlsruhe,Germany

“Die Lage ist schlimmer als die Leute glauben”, Projekt Hartmut, Essen, Germany

Select, c/o pop, RheinTriadem, Köln, Germany (Catalogue)

2006 “Donde éstas?”, Projekt Hartmut, Casa de Cultura Popular, San José, Costa Rica

2006

Ruhrpuls, Music and Art Festival, Bochum, Germany

2005

“We love Hartmut”, Project Hartmut, Essen, Germany

“Große Kollektion 05″, Gallery Best-Kunstraum, Essen, Germany