Matthias Mansen

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Matthias Mansen (* 1958 in Ravensburg ) is a German printmaker .


After high school and community service, Mansen studied art at the State Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe from 1978 to 1984 . In 1983 he received first prize at the Landesbank Stuttgart's print art award . From 1984 to 1988 he worked in his Berlin studio, where he mainly worked with woodcuts. In 1986 and 1987 a DAAD annual scholarship followed at St. Martin's School of Art in London , which was followed by a scholarship from the Baden-Württemberg Art Foundation . In 1988 he worked in his studio in Paris and received the 1st art prize from the city of Ulm . In 1989 he moved to a New York studio. In 1991 he received the Art Prize Young West '91 from the Kunsthalle Recklinghausen . Since 1993 he has lived and worked in Berlin again. In 2000 Mansen received a residency grant from the artist residence Chretzeturm , Stein am Rhein .

Solo exhibitions

  • 1982 Former Wendler weaving mill, Reutlingen
  • 1983 Villa Eisenlohr, Reutlingen
  • 1986 Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Düsseldorf (catalog)
  • 1988 Waddington Graphic's, London
  • 1988 Reutlingen Town Hall (catalog)
  • 1988 Gallery Pels-Leusden, Berlin
  • 1992 Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel, Düsseldorf
  • 1993 Joan Pras Gallery, New York


  • Gert Reising (ed.): Seven Karlsruhe residents in Berlin. Rolf Behm, Ricarda Fischer, Matthias Mansen, Gerhard Mantz, Ralf Scherer, Jutta Schwalbach, Renata Stih . Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe 1986 (exhibition catalog)

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Artist residency Chretzeturm scholarship holders 1999-2015. Retrieved October 5, 2017 .