Acme Studios — Astrid Stricker

Supporting Artists since 1972

Astrid Stricker

Hessische Kulturstiftung Residency

Astrid Stricker is a visual artist living and working in Berlin. She is most known for her evocative and surreal pencil drawings of stricken figures, however, she has also taken her dreamlike imagery to sculpture and installation.

Selected exhibitions include: Asteroid und Magen, Kunst im Tauthaus, Berlin (2019); Equality for Women in Visual Arts: NOW, Deutscher Künstlerbund, Berlin (2019); Rumpy Bees & Pumpy Blooms, Kloster Presse e.V., Frankfurt (2018); Alle für Alle, Kunstverein Frankfurt (2018); Strichstärke, Raum für Kunst, Köln (2018); Show Up – Boys/Girls, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (2010); Die Gegenwart der Linie, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich (2009); Head & Shoulders etc., Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (2008). Astrid’s work is represented in the collections of the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf; Graphische Sammlung, Munich; Deutsche Bank; and the Ursula Blickle Foundation.

Hessische Kulturstiftung, Germany
Acme has managed a residency programme on behalf of Hessische Kulturstiftung since 1995, located on Lyal Road, Bow, E3. Residencies are awarded to artists for a period of 12 months, and the size of the accommodation enables the artist to bring their family or dependents for the length of residency. Based in a residential area populated by many artists, the house is well situated for access to other arts spaces and central London. Residencies are open to all artists from Germany. Applications and selection are dealt with directly by Hessische Kulturstiftung.

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