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Nadia Schmidt



Born in Berlin, lives and works in France since 2003.

Painting, drawing, sculpture and installation works in public and private places.

Participates in Solo- and group exhibitions, and in numerous art projects in several countries.

Co-founder and artistic direction of several contemporary art projects

and institutions in and around Berlin, particularly "Labyrinth" ( 1992 - 1996 ) and "KunstNaturLandschaft Gärten der Sinne" ( 1996 - 2003 ).




Exhibitions / project participations


2016

- Outside Installation, Jardin de sculpture, Fayence / France

- Painting exhibition, Galerie "la porte rouge", Claviers / France

- Painting exhibition, Atelier Ancienne Champignonnière, Claviers / France


2015

- « dans la forêt », Painting exhibition, Atelier Ancienne Champignonnière, Claviers / France


2013

- Outside Installation, "Sentier de la sablière - Circuit Art et Nature", Oberhoffen-sur-Moder, France


2011

- Outside Installation, Skulpturenradweg Leogang, Austria


2010

- Installation Espace Bonnard, Le Cannet, France


2009

- Outside Installations, Parcs of castles in Mouans-Sartoux and Tourrettes-Levens, France


2007

- Artist residence in the context of "chemins de la culture", Conseil Général de l'Hérault,

Inside and outside Installations, Pignan / France,

- "Aquamediale", Lübbenau / Germany,  Outside Installation

2006

- KottbusKunst, Actual positions from 1990 up to now

Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen Cottbus / Germany

- "Imprévus au jardin", Monts d' Orb, France, outside installation

- Artist residence, Dieppe / France

- Artist Symposium, Lilienfeld / Autriche, outside installation

- Le Génie des Jardins, Square Dallery-Roquette / Paris, Installation in public space


2005

- « Confluence », Domaine départemental de Chamarande - Centre artistiques et culturel, France

- "Espèces d'espaces », La Caserne, Centre de création et de résidence, Joué-les-Tours, France

- Jours de Loire "Cabine de bain", Candes St. Martin, France


2004

- Château d'Oiron "HIC AXIS MUNDI HAERENT", Deux-Sèvres / France

- "Echos choisis », Galerie d'Art Contemporain de l'Hôtel de Ville de Chinon , France


2002

-  Exhibition of Award-Winners and grants for Visual Arts, Brandenburg 2000 + 2001, Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen, Cottbus / Germany

- "Sinnlich Drehna" Kunstsommer 2002, Fuerstlich Drehna and Gehren /Germany

Exhibition curator and participation

- Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen "Ein Blick zurück nach vorn", Cottbus / Germany

Outside installation

- 5ème Biennale de Sculpture "Natures urbaines", Fontenay-sous-Bois / France, Outside installation


2001

- Galerie du Landratsamt, Luebben / Germany

- Galerie Jardin d'hiver, KunstNaturLandschaft Gärten der Sinne, Gehren / Germany


2000

- Kunstverein Kapelle Weitendorf, Germany

- Artist Symposium "Sangue dello Sciliar", Outside installation, Dolomite Mountains/ Italy


1999

2. Landart-days, Schleswig-Holstein / Germany


1998 - 2001

"Schwimmende Steine" EXPO 2000 « Cultural Landscape-project Goitzsche", Bitterfeld / Germany

Outside work in the former coal mines


1998

"Schwebende Gârten », Podewil, Berlin




Artistic direction / curator / co-foundation


2001/02

- "Sinnlich Drehna" Kunstsommer 2002, Fuerstlich Drehna and Gehren /Germany

Exhibition curator and participation


1996 - 2003

KunstNaturLandschaft Gärten der Sinne (co-foundation / artistic direction ), Gehren / Germany,

in this context:  

Yearly international Artists Symposiums (organisation and participation), Outside installations


1992 - 1996

ArtProjectSpace "Labyrinth" (co-founder / artistic direction ), Berlin

in this context:

1993 :      interdisciplinary exhibition project "120 Tage Labyrinth"

1994 :      interdisciplinary exhibition project " L' Humanorium - Museum der Sinne"

1995 :      "ONOMATOPEIA" Installations / performances

1995/96 : exhibition/installation project "Die unterirdischen Gärten" (the subterranean gardens)



Awards/Grants


2001

- Grant for Visual Arts, Ministry of Culture Brandenburg

2005

- Ecole Polytech' Tours, Indre et Loire, Award-winner for an outside work in the patio