Curriculum Vitae, Axel Bottenberg

Born Darmstadt, Germany, 1.December 1961.

Education:

1987 - 89, Royal College of Art, London,  Printmaking

1984 - 87 Canterbury College of Art, Fine Art / Printmaking

1982 - 84 Ecole des Recherches Graphiques, Brussels

Professional Experience

1992- 2011 Various teaching jobs around Manchester

1989 - 91 Typesetter and Graphic Designer at Gutteridge Fitzgibbon Ltd.

1987 - date Artist, producing paintings, prints and low-relief sculpture. Studios in Manchester and Boutersem, Belgium
 

Exhibitions and Commissions

2017
Menier Gallery, London
"The Male Perspective"
2017
PS Mirabel, Manchester
"Mural"
2017 Manifest Arts Festival, Manchester
"Back to the Charity Shop", Installation in Shop Window
2017
Bankley Studios, Manchester
"Echo Chamber"
2017
PS Mirabel, Manchester
"Small World"
2017
Bankley Studios, Manchester
"Strange Little Things" (Curator)
2016
PS Mirabel, Manchester
"Mono"
2016
Bankley Studios, Manchester
"Play"
2016
PS Mirabel, Manchester
"Realism on the Edge" (Guest Curator)
2016
PS Mirabel, Manchester
"Multiply"
2015
PS Mirabel, Mamchester
"Shelf Life"
2015
Wonder Inn, Manchester
"Fingers Crossed" Part 3, Group Show
2015
Rogue Studios, Manchester
"Fingers Crossed" Part 2, Group Show
2015
Rogue Studios, Manchester
"Fingers Crossed" Part 1, Group Show
2014
Windrush Millenium Centre, Manchester
"Art at the Windrush" Solo Show
2014
Bankley Studios, Manchester
"Bankley Open" Group Show
2014
Gasoline Rooms, London
"Axel Bottenberg's Chamber of Curiosities", Solo Show
2014
Mirabel Studios, Manchester
"Mirabel Open". Group Show
2014
Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
"Open Up North" Group Show
2013
Gasoline Rooms, London
"Golden", Solo Show
2013
Occupy my Time Gallery, London
"Cold Climate", Group Show
2013
Didsbury Perk, Manchester
Pop-up Solo Show
2012
Cuppola Gallery, Sheffield
"Revelations", Group Show
2012
Zeitgeist Art Projects, London
ZAP Open, Group Show
2012
Black Cube Collective, Edinburgh
Opening Group Show
2012
Arch Gallery, London
"Dazed and Refused" Group Show
2012
Mello Mello, Liverpool
"Liverpol Now" Group Show
2012
Nexus Art Cafe, Manchester
"On Bread Alone" Group Show
2011
German Lutheran Church, Bradford & Manchester
Solo Shows and Artist's Talk
2011
Bureau Gallery, Manchester
"We're all in this together" Group Show
2010 Bankley St. Studios MCR “Duck Shoot- Dino Rescue” Solo Exhibition
2009 Vane, Newcastle, Rogue, Manchester “Kiss of a Lifetime”    exhibition of contemporary printmaking
2003 - 2006
Imitate Gallery, Manchester
Represented in various collection shows
2001 Mafuji Gallery, London "12 x 12" Group Show
1990 Cleveland Gallery, Middlesbrough
Work in an Exhibition of Art influenced by Thatcherism
1989 Barbican, London
“The Art Machine”
1989 Nicholas Treadwell Gallery, Bradford
Work on permanent display
1987
Komm Cultural Centre, Nürnberg
"Axel Bottenberg im Komm" Solo Show