Timeline

1968
Born in Radeberg, Germany
1995
Scholarship Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
1991–1996
Study at HfBK Dresden, Diploma
1996
Master Student withi Prof. Kerbach, HfBK Dresden
1998
Hegenbarth Scholarship, Projekt TYCOON-TOKIO
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Exhibitions

2011
III Things for a second ONE, Parra & Romero, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Il fiume e le sue fonti, Collezione Mara Motti, Reggio Emilia, Italy (solo)
Thomas Scheibitz, Jarla Partilager, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Sprüth Magers, Berlin, Germany (solo)
abstract confusion, b05 Kunst- und Kulturzentrum Montabaur, D / Kunstverein Ulm, Germany
Abstrakt/Skulptur, Kolbe Museum, Berlin, Germany
Sammlung Boros, Berlin, Germany
I promise to love you, Kunsthal Rotterdam, The Netherlands
SURVEYOR, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, New York, USA
Wahlverwandtschaften III, Neues Museum Weimar, Germany
2010
a moving plan B, chapter TWO, Sprüth Magers London, England (solo)
Der ungefegte Raum, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria (solo)
PORTFOLIO BERLIN O1, Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany
Se Não Neste Tempo. Pintura Alemã Contemporânea: 1989-2010, Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, São Paulo, Brazil
A moving plan B - chapter ONE, Drawing Room, London, England; Staatliche Kunstsammlung, Dresden, Germany
High Ideals & Crazy Dreams, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany
Harte Gefühle, Silvershed, New York, USA
15 Hauptwerke / Zeichnungen nach 1945 – Aus der Sammlung des Dresdner Kupferstich-Kabinetts, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany
Alle gegen Kerbach, Galerie Zanderkasten, Dresden, Germany
Neugierig, Kunst des 21. Jahrhunderts aus privaten Sammlungen, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle Bonn, Germany
Die Nacht, Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst, Germany
Summer 2010, Kerlin Gallery, New York, USA
Wenn die Nacht am tiefsten, Kunstsalon Bel Etage, Berlin, Germany
Gipfeltreffen der Moderne, Das Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
100th Exhibition, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany
2009
Missing Link in Delphi, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Wall Rockets: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, Flag Art Foundation, New York, USA
2008
Zuordnungsprobleme, Johann König Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Out of Storage 1, Peintures de la Collection, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Sprüth Magers, Berlin, Germany (solo)
about 90 elements/TOD IM DSCHUNGEL, Camden Arts Centre, London, England; Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg (solo)
2007
about 90 elements/TOD IM DSCHUNGEL, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
Less is more - more could be Less, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Sculptors Drawing, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA
KölnSkulptur 4, Skulpturenpark Köln, Cologne, Germany
Wahlverwandschaften, Neues Museum Weimar, Weimar, Germany
The Artist’s Dining Room, Tate Modern, London, England
Wonderwall – Constructing the Sublime, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Imagination becomes Reality. Werke aus der Sammlung Goetz, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Return to form, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
Re-Dis-Play, Kunstverein Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Perspektive 07, Lenbachhaus München, Munich, Germany
I can only see things when I move. Positionen zeitgenössischer Kunst auf Papier, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, Germany
Rockers Island. Olbricht Collection, Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany
2006
Produzentengalerie, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
„Blick über ein bewohntes Tal/View over a populated Valley“, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
„Casa Amalia Index“, Galerie Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Köln/Cologne, Germany (solo)
"Infinite Painting", Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Codroipo (Udine), Italy
„Mondi Possibili“, “, Galerie Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Köln/Cologne, Germany
„Constructing New Berlin“, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Der erste Blick / Sammlung GAG“, Neues Museum Weimar, Weimar, Germany
„Heile Welt. Werke aus der Sammlung Schmidt-Drenhaus, Teil 1“, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, Germany
„The Triumph of Painting“, „The Triumph of Painting“, Leeds, GB
„Von Richter bis Scheibitz“, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
2005
51st Venice Biennale, German pavilion, (with Tino Sehgal) (solo)
Etrangement proche / Seltsam Vertraut, Saarland Museum, Saarbrüken, Germany (group)
An Aside, Camden Arts Centre, London (group)
The Triumph of Painting: 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Saatchi Gallery, London (group)
2004
Brot & Spiele, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York (solo)
Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo (solo))
The stars are so big, the earth is so small... stay as you are (part I), Galerie Schipper und Krome, Berlin (group)
Etrangement proche / Seltsam Vertraut, Saarland Museum, Saarbrücken, Germany (group)
Art contemporain, de 1960 à nos jours, Centre Pompidou, Paris (group)
2003
d i a m o n d p a p e r Editionsheft:Thomas Scheibitz/ DiG Berlin, Germany (solo)
Galerie Koch und Kesslau, 7 zeitgenössische Positionen ausgesucht von Thomas Scheibitz, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Supernova, Art of the 1990´s, Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Silver Convention, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin, Germany
Painting on Sculpture, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
Berlin-Moskau, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
4ever Young, Sommer Contemporary Art, Israel
Produzentengalerie, Hamburg, Germany
Matisse and Beyond: A Century of Modernism, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Rendered, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, USA
Pittura/ Painting: From Rauschenberg to Murakami, 1964-2003, Museo Correr, Venice, Italy
Architecture Schmarchitecture, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
deutschemalereizweitausenddrei (germanpaintingtwothousandthree), Frankfurt Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
Painting Pictures, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
Maus Appetit Dezember, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Produzentengalerie, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
Matrix i95, 1-geometrica B, Art pace, San Antonio, USA (solo)
German Expressions, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
Artists Imagine Architecture, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA
New Acquisitions, Kuntsmuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland
2001
Matrix i95, 1-geometrica B, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, USA (solo)
Bannister Diamond, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Ansicht und Plan von Toledo, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (solo)
Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany (solo)
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Thomas Scheibitz, Works on Paper Inc., Los Angeles, USA (solo)
Premio Regione Piemonte, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Per L’Arte, Torino, Italy
Musterkarte: Modelos de Pintura en Alemania 2001, Goethe Institute, Centro Cultural Conde dque, Heinrich Ehrhardt, and Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain
Das gute Leben, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, Germany
Berlin-London 01, Institute of Contemprary Art, London, England
Preview, Works on Paper Inc., Los Angeles, USA
Elba Benítez Gallery, Madrid, Spain
F, Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Germany
Painting at the Edge of the World, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
2000
Surrogate, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, Germany (solo)
Collectors' Choise, Exit Art, New York, USA
Wahre Wunder, Sammler & Sammlungen im Rheinland, Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle, Köln, Germany
1999
Low Sweetie, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England (solo)
Final Gold, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1998
Thomas Scheibitz, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Trickstern, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, Germany (solo)
DOUBLE, loop-raum für aktuelle kunst, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Der Blender im Garten (with/ mit Peter Stauss), Kunsthalle Luckenwalde, Luckenwalde, Germany (solo)
Malery, Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Köln, Germany
1997
temporäre Dependance, Berlin-Mitte, Germany (solo)
Abstecher III, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, Germany (solo)
Digitalin, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, Germany (solo)
1995
WÄRME (mit E. Havekost), Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, Germany (solo)

Literature

2003
Groulound Melissa, New York Reviews "Thomas Scheibitz" [p./S.124], Art News, Januar
2003
David Galloway "The eternal reinvention of painting", International Herald Tribune, Januar
2003
Jens Asthoff "Thomas Scheibitz:Venus - Hannibal ad portas" [p./S.191-192], Kunstforum, Januar - Februar
2002
McClister, Nell "Thomas Scheibitz:Tanya Bonakdar Gallery" [p./S.141], Artforum, Dezember
2001
Marcia E.Vetrocq, "Painting at het Present, Tense" [p./S.118-121], Art in America, Jg.88, Nr. 3 (März 2000)
2001
Sibylle Omlin, "Gemalter Frost" [p./S.40], Neue Züricher Zeitung, 17.1.2001
2001
Oliver Kielmayer, „Drei Streifen kann auch Adidas bedeuten", Kunst-Bulletin, Juni, p./S.16-23
2001
Peter Guth, „Mit Rauhreif gegen das Pathos“ [p./S.56], FAZ, 12.6. 2001
2001
Boris Hohmeyer, "Brillanz und Schlamperei" [p./S.30], Die Welt, 26.6.2001
2001
Interview Patricia Ellis- Thomas Scheibitz, Flash Art, October
2001
"Thomas Scheibitz: Ansicht und Plan von Toledo" (Texts by/ von Dieter Schwarz und Hans-Werner Schmidt), Winterthur: Kunstmuseum Winterthur/ Leipzig: Museum der Bildenden Künste
2001
"Musterkarte- Modelos de Pintura en Alemania", Madrid: Goethe-Institut und Centro Cultural Conde Duque
2000
"Eberhard Havekost: Goldener; Frank Nitsche: Der Springer; Thomas Scheibitz: Das kalte Herz" (Text by/ von Anna Moszynska), London:White Cube2
2000
Roberta Smith, "Thomas Scheibitz: Final Gold", the New York Times, 7.1.2000
1999
"Examining Pictures: Exhibition Paintings" (Texts by/ von Francesco Bonami und Judith Nesbitt), London:Whitechapel Art Gallery/ Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art
1999
"Thomas Scheibitz: Low Sweetie" (Text by/ von Emma Dexter), London: Institute of Contemporary Arts
1999
"In Augenhöhe: Eberhard Havekost, Frank Nitsche,Thomas Scheibitz" (Texts by/ von Alexander Tolnay, Christoph Tannert, Mika Hanulla, Gerrit Gohlke, Barry Schwabsky), Berlin: Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (Ortsbegehung 5)
1999
"Pictures of Pictures" (text by/ von Lynda Morris), Bristol: Arnofini/ Norwich: Norwich Gallery
1997
"Thomas Scheibitz: Digitalin" (Text by/ von Christoph Tannert), Dresden: Galerie Gebr. Lehmann
1995
"Thomas Scheibitz/ Eberhard Havekost: WÄRME" (Text by/ von Marc Auge´), Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden