April 1 – June 30, 2021
Verena Schöttmer is a multidisciplinary artist based in Hamburg, Germany. Her practice explores traditional craftsmanship and popular culture, weaving in social codes, through installations, paintings and sculpture. Schöttmer mostly works with fabric; fabric as tissue, as a flexible haptic substance or in a stronger architectural vein, as a tapestry or as a curtain.
Schöttmer exhibited nationally and internationally in Hamburg, Berlin, Vienna, Amsterdam and New York. She has been awarded many scholarships and grants such as Artist in Residence 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica (2019), Artist in Residence Das Weisse Haus, Vienna, Austria (2018), Georg Meistermann Scholarship, Germany (2013-2015), Working Grant from the Ministry of Culture Hamburg, Germany (2014), Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn, Germany (2020). Schöttmer earned her BFA (2012) from HFBK University in Hamburg, Germany.