Josef Schulz  (German/Polish, 1966) 

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Josef Schulz Biography
1966   Born in Bischofsburg, Poland
1987 - 1992   Studied business management
1996   Visiting lecturer at the School of Fine Art in Umeå, Sweden, project direction: night photography
1993 - 1999   Studied at the Düsseldorf Art Academy, Germany (class of Prof. Bernd Becher)
2000   Winner, Kodak und Large Format Inkjet Award
2000   Third prize at the artBahn contest
2000 - 2001   Masterclass of Prof. Thomas Ruff
2001   Visiting lecturer at Statens Handverks- og Kunstindustriekole in Oslo, Norway
2001   First prize: Visions in Architecture, European Architectural Photography Prize 2001, db architekturbild 2001
1999 - 2002   Studied at the Düsseldorf Art Academy, Germany (class of Prof. Thomas Ruff)
2002   Working grant of the foundation "Kunst und Kultur des Landes NRW"
2002   Grant of the Stiftung Kunst und Kultur des Landes NRW, Germany
2005   Winner, Festival “Voies Off” de Recontres d´Arles, Arles, France
2007   Grant of the ZF-Kulturstiftung Friedrichshafen, Germany
2009   Public Art Project, Oset Water Treatment Plant, Oslo, Norway
2010   Artist exchange: Düsseldorf – Moscow House of Photography, Moscow, Russia
  Lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany
Selected Exhibitions
2011   Josef Schulz: Sachliches and Formen, Toronto Pearson International Airport, Terminal 1, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2011   Josef Schulz: SIGN OUT, fiebach, minninger, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2010   Berg och Gränser, Fotografins Hus, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2010   ÜBERBLICK, Kunstverein Emsdetten, Emsdetten, Germany (solo)
2010   Point of Entry, Galerie Pfriem, SCAD-Lacoste, Lacoste, France
2010   Hijacked, Australian and German Photography, Austrailian Centre for Photography, New South Wales, Australia
2010   Constructed spaces, gist galerie, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2010   Darmstädter Fototage, Darmstadt, Germany
2010   Point of Entry, Galerie Pfriem, SCAD-Lacoste, Lacoste, France
2010   Sign Out, Galerie Heinz-Martin Weigand, Ettlingen/Karlsruhe, Germany (solo)
2009   Form, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2009   Point of Entry, Pinnacle Gallery, SCAD-Savannah, Savannah, GA
2009   Gemeinsam in Bewegung, Wuhan Art Museum, China
2009   Art City, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Arhus, Denmark
2009   Topoi, Galerie Weigand, Ettlingen, Germany
2009   Broken Vision, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Germany
2009   Collectors Choice I + II, Museum für neue Kunst, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
2009   One Step beyond Reality, Galerie Wagner + Partner, Berlin, Germany
2009   ü̈bergang, Galerie Wagner + Partner, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2009   ü̈bergang, Dollinger Art Project, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
2009   ü̈bergang, Kunsthaus Essen, Essen, Germany (solo)
2009   Parkheft presentation, Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany
2009   Kubaturen, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany
2008   Notes of Space, with Tamara Zahaykevich and Gerwin Luyendijk, Gist, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2008   indoors/outdoors, Gallery Manel Mayoral, Barcelona, Spain
2008   F/Stop International Photography Festival, Leipzig, Germany
2008   Panoramen & Fragmente, Goethe Institut, Lille, France
2008   Zeitrauschen, eh. Kongresshalle, Nϋrnberg, Germany
2008   sachliches, Goethe-Institut Riga, Latvia (solo)
2008   terraform Galerie Heinz-Martin Weigand, Ettlingen/Karlsruhe, Germany (solo)
2008   übergang_2, ZF-Kulturstiftung im Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen, Germany (solo)
2008   Formenlehre, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Germany (solo)
2008   What You See Is What You Get, Dollinger art Project, Oran Hoffmann, Josef Schulz, Igael Shemtov,Tel Aviv, Israel
2008   Building Pictures, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA
2007   arquitectures, Galeria Manel Mayoral, with Jose Manuel Bellester, Gabriele Basilico, Victoria Campillo, Nicolas Descottes, Candida Höfer, Humberto Rivas, George Rousse, Josef Schulz, Thomas Struth. (cat)
2007   Übergang, Fiebach&Minninger Gallery, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2007   simulacrum, Kunstverein Göppingen, Göppingen, Germany (solo)
2007   Focus Contemporary Photography Gallery, Capetown, South Africa (solo)
2007   Crossings, Galleria Manuela Klerkx, Milan, Italy (solo)
2006   ϋbergang, Galerie Heinz-Martin Weigand, Ettlingen/Karlsruhe, Germany (solo)
2006   Real & Unreal, Gallery Lumiere, Seoul, Korea (solo)
2006   ReGeneration. 50 Photographers of Tomorrow, 2005-2025, Aperture Foundation, New York, USA (cat)
2005   ReGeneration. 50 Photographers of Tomorrow, 2005-2025, Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan, Italy (cat)
2005   neue arbeiten, Galerie Fiebach & Minninger, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2005   Hallen, MUWA Museum der Wahrnehmung Graz, Graz, Austria (solo)
2005   Josef Schulz: Subareale. Fotoarbeiten, Kunstverein Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt, Germany (solo)
2005   all about ... düsseldorf, white box, Düsseldorf, Germany
2005   ReGeneration. 50 Photographers of Tomorrow, 2005-2025, Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland (cat)
2005   Voies Off, Festival Off de 'Recontres d`Arles', Arles, France
2004   Shape and Space, Galerie Heinz-Martin Weigand, Ettlingen/Karlsruhe, Germany (solo)
2004   Photoworks, Studio Manuela Klerkx, Milan, Italy (solo)
2004   Chassez le naturel..., Biennale de Liège, Belgium
2003   Ansichten und Ausblicke, Fiebach und Minninger Galerie, Cologne, Germany
2003   Fotografie, 14-1 Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany
2003   Plastic City, Galerie Van Dedem & Tielkemeijer, Olst, The Netherlands
2003   Viziuni in Architectura, Bucharest, Romania
2003   Formen, Galerie Heinz-Martin Weigand, Ettlingen/Karlsruhe, Germany (solo)
2003   Wald und Wiese, Fiebach & Minninger Galerie, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2002   ACKER204, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
2002   Von Zero bis 2002, Museum für Neue Kunst mnk / zkm, Karlsruhe, Germany
2002   Digitale Bildwelten, KSK Art Prize, Recklinghausen, Germany
2002   Placed in scene. Architecture in Contemporary Photography, Museum of Contemporary Art - ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat)
2002   transfer. Travel in Times of Cyberspace, Städtische Galerie Böblingen, Böblingen, Germany (cat)
2002   Placed in scene. Architecture in Contemporary Photography, Städtische Galerie Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany (cat)
2002   Placed in scene. Architecture in Contemporary Photography, Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Kaufbeuren, Germany (cat)
2002   Hauptstadt Herne, fotografische Positionen, Flottmann-Hallen, Herne, Germany; Colaborative work with Ralf Brück (cat)
2002   Fotofront, billboard work on the occasion of the Kunstpunkte 2002, Düsseldorf, Germany
2001   Sachliches, Galerie Heinz-Martin Weigand, Ettlingen/Karlsruhe, Germany (solo)
2001   Centre Commercial, gist gallery, Brummen, Netherlands (solo)
2001   Centre Commercial, Galerie Fiebach & Minninger, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2001   Galerie Januar e.V., Bochum, Germany (solo)
2001   Galerie Heinz-Martin Weigand, Ettlingen/Karlsruhe, mit Vassilis Kalantzis, Jens Nagels und Martin Zeller
2001   db architekturbild 2001 - European Architectural Photographer of the Year 2001, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Bonn, Germany (cat)
2000   ausgezeichnet, Fotografien 1998-2000, Kodak-Award Winners, Rheinauhafen, Cologne, Germany
2000   artBahn-Wettbewerb 2000, kunstbüro bach.selbeck, Düsseldorf, Germany
2000   54. Bergische Kunstausstellung, Museum Baden, Solingen, Germany (cat)
2000   Digitale Bildwelten, Kunstpreis KSK Recklinghausen, Germany (cat)
2000   josef.schulz@syrius, SYRIUS, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
1999   Spannungsfelder, Galerie Wolf, Korbach, Germany (solo)
1998   Special exhibition of the SK Foundation Culture: gestern genau jetzt, works of a photogafical shool, ART Cologne, Cologne, Germany
1997   Nullkopie - Projektionen, Filmwerkstatt Düsseldorf, Germany
1997   Bis Zwölf, Art Academy, Düsseldorf, Germany
1994   St. Martinus hospital, Langenfeld, Germany (solo)
1994   Stillgelegt, Bürgerhaus Reisholz, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
1993   Regierungspräsident NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany
1992   Photographie im TVG, Technisches Rathaus, Düsseldorf, Germany
Selected Public Collections
  Museum for Contemporary Art | ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
  Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark