John von Bergen

1971 Born in Connecticut, USA
1992 Art Students League, New York
1996 Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with Honors, School of Visual Arts, New York
2003 Moved to Berlin, Germany

Solo Exhibitions

2014 “Prey Voidant”, Alexander Levy, Berlin
2012 “Post-Hyper”, Galeria Pilar, São Paulo
2010 “Burn Out”, Kjubh Kunstverein, Cologne
“Whip Lash”, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
2009 “SOOTO hungry”, Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin
2007 “THE ITCH”, Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin
2006 “SUBLIMATOR”, Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf
2005 “UFO-UMIS”, Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 “Detail”, BLOK art space, Istanbul
2015 “Black Bandits”, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin
2014 “Cast Away”, BLOK art space, Istanbul
2013 “Piccola Germania”, Cinque Garzoni, Venice-Lido
“Science Fictions”, Cafe Warschau, Berlin
“My Fear Is Your Desire”, Schau Fenster, Berlin
2012 “Uncanny Home”, The Corridor, Reykjavik
“Miniature By Serendipity”, Bar Babette, Berlin
“Exposição Coletiva”, Galeria Pilar, São Paulo
2011 “a painting show”, Autocenter, Berlin
“Navigating Darkness”, Tape Modern, Berlin
“Fuzzy Dark Spot”, Raum Für Zweckfreiheit, Berlin
“Shifting The Everyday”, Galerie Levy, Berlin
2010 “Unter Oberflächen”, Delikatessenhaus, Leipzig
“Lost In Summer”, WTC, Hamburg
“Amsterdam-Berlin”, De Service Garage, Amsterdam
“The Ear Of Giacometti”, Galerie Levy, Hamburg
“Grand Hotel Panhans”, Atelier Jungfernstieg, Hamburg
“Satellites”, Freies Museum, Berlin
2009 “Octet”, Pera Museum, Istanbul (Catalog)
“The Sequel I & II”, Cinque Garzoni, Venice-Lido
“Über Zeichnung”, Galerie Olaf Stüber, Berlin
2008 “Kunst und Wirtschaft”, Genius Hellerau, Dresden
2007 “Aktive Konstellationen”, The Brno House of Art, Brno, Czech Republic
“TOMBOLA“, Kjubh Kunstverein, Cologne
“Works on Paper“, Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin
“Niveaualarm“, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck (Catalog)
2006 “New Contemporaries”, Galerie Lena Brüning, Art Cologne
“Minimal Illusion”, Villa Merkel, Esslingen
“Abstract Art Now”, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen (Catalog)
2005 “Schon vergeben”, Art Cologne
“Imaginäre Realitäten”, Art Agents, Hamburg
“Passion des Sammelns”, Halle 14, Leipzig
“Pathetischer Betrug”, Art Frankfurt (Catalog)
2004 “Ein tag, ein raum, ein bild”, Sebastian Fath Contemporary, Mannheim
“So genau wollt ichs gar nicht wissen”, Galerie Olaf Stüber, Berlin_

Grants and Residencies

2011 Stiftung Kuenstlerdorf Schöppingen, (NRW / Germany)
2010 Fountainhead Residency, Miami
2009 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York
2007 7.Stock Residency, Dresden
2001 MacDowell Colony Residency, New Hampshire
2000 Yaddo Residency, Saratoga Springs, New York

hangnail2
“hang nail (part II)” steel nails, string, epoxy, graphite 49x13x1,5 cm, 2012
Prey, John von bergen, 2014
“Prey #6” drywall, polymer-webbing, ploymer-gypsum, graphite, steel, screws, wall paint 19,5×22,5×9 cm, 2014