VITA


ANDREA FREIBERG
* 1965 Apolda, Germany

EDUCATION AND CAREER

1981-83     Medical School Walter Krämer, Weimar 
1983-99     Preschool teacher, mail deliverer, painter, craftswoman, clown

1999-06      University of Siegen, studied sociology, psychology and fine arts 2003-04 Academy of Fine Arts Gdańsk (DAAD scholarship recidency) 
2006           Master in Art & Sociology, graduation with Magistra Artium (MA) 

2006-19      Freelance work as a visual artist, atelier of the former factory ROLAND
                   LECTURES & TEACHING
                   Kölner Institut für Kulturarbeit und Weiterbildung KIK, KUM & LUK
                   Museum of Contemporary Art Siegen
                   Youth Art School Siegen-Wittgenstein e.V.
                   Karl Müchler Schule Dortmund
                   Gesamtschule Eiserfeld
                   Atelier am Bismarckplatz
                   University of Paderborn

2019           Start Atelier HOCH² Art & Literature, together with Peter Wawerzinek, writer
2019-20      Work stay in Rome with Peter Wawerzinek / Roma Villa Massimo Award
2020-          Rom mor and more, work and life center Rome / Italy



RESIDENCIES AND GRANTS

Six months, scholarship, Ministry of Culture and Science North Rhine Westphalia, 2020 
Project funding, Test run - the artist as a modern nomad and researcher, Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Foundation, 2014 
Three months Residency, Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Foundation, 2013 
Art and Design grand, Horn-Bad Meinberg, 2013 
One year, Residency German Academic Exchange Service DAAD, Gdańsk (PL), 2003-04
Grand for Fine Arts of the City of Monheim am Rhein, 2002
Grand for Art, Prof. Ilse Krahl Foundation, University of Siegen, 2001


SELECTED SOLO/GROUP SHOWS AND PRESENTATIONS 

2020    KulturFleckenweg in the forest, G, KulturFlecken Silberstern Freudenberg e.V. (DE) 
            PROLOG 20 = rejection = Releace = exhibition, G, Offspace io lux, Berlin (DE) 
            SI AVVICINA installation / performance with Peter Wawerzinek, G, Villa Massimo, Rome (IT)

2019    open studios every day is a trophy, installation / performance with Peter Wawerzinek, (G) 
            Villa Massimo, Rome (IT) 
            time is going on installation, S, Gallery DreiGiebelHaus Kunstverein Xanten e.V. (DE)

2018    SPACE / CUT photography and objects, S, wvh2 Gallery Markus Heider, Siegen (DE) 
            ROLAND - new collection objet trouve collage, S, ROLAND factory, Siegen (DE)

2017    Who is sitting in the glass house? installation, S, Kulturbahnhof Kreuztal (DE)
            having Heimat art symposium, G, Binderburg, Jena (DE) 
            Auweia zepsuty ... when there's a fire installation, S, ROLAND factory, Siegen (DE)

2016    Gipfeltreffen (summit meeting) installation, G, moated castle, Reelkirchen (DE) 
            art fair KUBOSHOW 2016, G, Herne (DE)
            AUS DEM BLAU oder was würde Kandinsky dazu sagen? 
            (FROM THE BLUE or what would Kandinsky say about it?) Intervention together with 
            Britta Ebermann in the vacancy, S, Marburger Strasse 37, Siegen (DE)

2015    KUNSTWECHSEL 2015 Gruppe3/55 e.V., G, former Marien School, Siegen (DE) 
            Die Wunderkammer Intervention, together with Britta Ebermann in the vacancy, S, 
            Kölner Straße 10, Siegen (DE)

2014    Ich gehe in meinen Garten (I go to my garden) walk from Gronau to Jena, S, face to face traveling exhibition, F6 gallery         
            Schöppingen & glass house in paradise, Huber&Treff Jena (DE) 
            trial and error drawing & photography, S, RWE Foyer Gallery, Siegen (DE)

2013    TERRA NOVA der Sonne entgegen (towards the sun) artistic field research and intervention in vacancy, S, former                                     
            recycling yard, Schöppingen (DE) 
            in fagranti installation in the former sauna area, S, Löhrtor, Siegen (DE) 
            pleasure garden of the 21st century intervention, G, castle park floating meadow, Schwerin (DE)

2012    fremdgesteuert (externally controlled) photo objects & installation, S, akw Gallery, Bielefeld (DE) 
            hirngestürmt performance & installation, S, KIOSK 24, Herford (DE)

2011    VIELE GRüSSE VON BALKONIEN (many greetings from balconies) intervention at the house, S, Leimbachstaße 89, Siegen (DE)

2010    HOLLYWOOD die Stadt ist eine Bühne (the city is a stage) intervention at the mountain Monteschlacko, S, Siegen-Geisweid (DE)


MEMBERSHIPS

Kunstverein Siegen e.V. 1st president, Friends of the Museum of Contemporary Art Siegen, 
Youth Art School Siegen-Wittgenstein e.V., gruppe 3/55 e.V., VG Bild&Kunst, BBK Cologne