1955 born in Stuttgart, has been living and working as a visual artist, curator and expert for contemporary art in the P.R. of China in Berlin since 1987


Education
1974 – 1981 studies at the academy of fine arts Stuttgart
1983 – 1984 studies of Chinese language at the language institute, Beijing
1984 – 1985 studies of Chinese calligraphy, calligraphy history, history of fine arts and seal carving at the Zhejiang academy of fine arts, Hangzhou
Member of the board of trustees of the Cultural Foundation of the German States and member of the International Artists Association and the Association of German Artists


Solo exhibitions
2018
Querungen, Kunstverein Meißen, (with Ina Abuschenko, Eberswalde); Colourfield Chemnitz, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz; LICHT_BILD#3, Kunstverein Schöningen and Elisabeth Sonneck
2017
LIGHT_PAINTING #2, Pavilion at Milchhof, Berlin Prenzlauer Berg, space related installation with light and painting in collaboration with Elisabeth Sonneck
2016
Vis-à-Vis mit Adolf Fleischmann: Hartmut Böhm und Andreas Schmid, Daimler Contemporary, Haus Huth, Berlin
2015
Relation, Kleiner Schlossplatz, Stuttgart, Lichtkunst mit 19 angesteuerten Lichtmodulen mit weißen LEDs, 6113 x 443 cm
2013
Verschränkungen - Farbe, Licht, Raum, Elisabeth Sonneck - Andreas Schmid, Guardini Galerie Berlin
2011
Archipele, Galerie Weisser Elefant Berlin; Slide, Neuer Giessener Kunstverein
2010
Andreas Schmid- ...sondern dass sie ist, Fruehsorge Contemporary Drawings, Berlin
2009
Clearings, Stiftung Domnick/Domnick Foundation, Nürtingen; Space.Drawing: Intersection, Kunstverein Nürtingen, Nürtingen
2007
Locations, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin; stark02, Starkow; 3 Locations, Museum für Gegenstandsfreie Kunst Otterndorf
2006
Correspondance, Galerie Ombre et Lumiere, Saint Maló
2005
Andreas Schmid, Zeichnungen, Installationen, Galerieverein Leonberg; Schnittstelle Raum – ein Dialog, Künstlerhaus S11, Solothurn; Flutgraben – Grenze, 2yk-Galerie, Berlin; Survey, Frühsorge Galerie für Zeichnung, Berlin
2002
Space Poem, Goethe Institute Kalkutta und Hong Kong mit der Schriftstellerin Ulrike Draesner, Berlin; Andreas Schmid – Installationen, SWR Stuttgart
2000
L`architecture, l`espace construit, Centre d‘Art Passerelle, Brest; Bühnenbild/Installation zum Theaterstück Fluchtversuche, Experimentaltheater DURAS, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
1999
Adjustment, Galerie am Prater, Berlin; Installation im Locker, Plant Studio und Außenarbeit auf dem Gelände der Chinati Foundation, Marfa, USA
1998
Zwischen Zeiten, Audiovisuelles Projekt with the polish Composer Macieij Zoltowski, Schloß Rheinsberg; Rythmes Transparents, 3 parallel exhibitions: Le Grand Cordel, Galerie Ikkon and Galerie Ombre & Lumière / Rennes;; Wechselnde Geschwindigkeiten, Overbeck-Gesellschaft Lübeck
1996
Kannst Du mal die Skulptur nach Norden halten, Performance mit Claude Horstmann, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
1990
Zwischenräume, Galerie im Heppächer, Esslingen/N
1981
Andreas Schmid – Malerei, Junge Reihe, von-der-Heydt-Museum Wuppertal

Group exhibitions
2017
Revolution in Redyellowblue - Gerrit Rietfeld and the Contemporary Art,, MARTa, Herford, Germany ; DRAWING INTO SPACE - delinating-compressing-leaving marks, Gallery North - Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin; On the Subject of Ready-Made or Using a Rembrandt as an Ironing Board, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
2015
Aussenhaut - Innensicht, Kunstverein KISS, Schloss Untergröningen; Wir können auch anders!, Museum gegenstandsfreier Kunst, Otterndorf; Schrift/Nicht-Schrift, (Shufeishu), Museum Hangzhou, VR China
2014
Fruehsorge Contemporary Drawings, Salon du Dessin, Paris
2013
ITINERAIRES, carte blanche a Jan-Philipp Fruehsorge, espace despalles, Paris; Novecento mai visto, - Highlights from the Daimler Art Collection - From Albers to Warhol to (now), Museo di Santa Giulia, Brescia, Italien; STOPOVER lehrter 43, fruehsorge contemporary drawings, Berlin
2012
Blätterwald oder die Quintessenz des Buches, Projektraum Deutscher Künstlerbund Berlin; Gleisdreieck Berlin 2012 - Kunst im Öffentlichen Raum, Ladestraße und Park am Gleisdreieck Berlin, Burggalerie im Volkspark, Halle/Saale
2011
art & stars & cars, Mercedes-Benz- Museum Stuttgart; Nach Strich und Faden, Kunsthaus Potsdam
2010
Rampe, Parkhaus Projects Berlin; Lichtungen 2 / Wien, Bilder über Bilder – Diskursive Malerei von Albers bis Zobernig, Daimler Kunstsammlung, MUMOK, Wien
2008
Modelle - Materialisierung von Konzepten, Deutscher Künstlerbund Projektraum; Kunst-Werte-Gesellschaft, Akademie der Künste Berlin
2007
Project workshop for Dreams of Art Spaces Collected, with Dorothee Albrecht and Moira Zoitl at Deutschen Künstlerbundes Berlin
2006
Das Schicksal des Paradieses liegt in seiner Geometrie, Kunst im Schloss Untergröningen e.V.; Hauptsache wir bleiben zusammen, Frühsorge - Galerie für Zeichnung, Berlin; Globalisierung und nationale Identität in der Bildenden Kunst, Symposien und Ausstellungen an der Zentralen Kunstakademie Beijing und der Anhui Normal University in Wuhu
2005
Entourage de ? – Klasse Paul Uwe Dreyer!, Villa Merkel, Esslingen
2004
Comme un serpent qui danse, Sympra, Stuttgart
2002
Sieben Stücke für einen Raum, Space installation in cooperation with the composer Isabel Mundry / DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin
2001
Art Meets Innovation – The Now, T-Nova Berkom, Berlin; Kunst am Bau – Die Bauten des Bundes in Berlin, Ehemaliges Staatsratsgebäude, Berlin; Synchronize, Time based Art from China and Germany, 1aspace, Hong Kong
2000
Kunst und Technologie, Berliner Künstler, Hagener Technologiezentrum, Hagen
1999
Body and Urbanism, Zeitgenössische Fotografie aus Berlin und London, Internationales Kulturelles Zentrum, Tirana, Albanien
1998
Fotografie als Konzept / Photography as Concept, . Internationale Foto-Triennale Esslingen/N.; Untersicht, Galerie Weißer Elefant, Berlin

Grants (selection)
2013
Projektförderung, facilitation by "Lottogesellschaft Berlin" for the exibition "Die 8 der Wege- Kunst in Beijing", 2014 in the rooms of Uferhallen, Berlin-Wedding (curated for "Gesellschaft für Kulturellen Austausch (GeKA) together with T. Eller, Berlin and Guo Xiaoyan, Beijing)
2010
Projektförderung, facilitation by the Senate of Berlin for the project "Open Academy 2010" in Vietnam together with the artist Veronika Radulovic
2000
3-months - Artist in Residency, at the Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas; grant of Kulturfonds Berlin
1983
Grant of the German Exchange Service (DAAD), for studies in the P.R. of China. Studies of Chinese Calligraphy, Calligraphy History and Seal Carving at the Chinese Art Academy Hangzhou (until 1986)
Grant, for the project Dreams of art Spaces Collected (D. Albrecht, A.Löhr, M. Zoitl, A. Schmid) by the Institute for Foreign Relationships (ifa) Germany

Art in Public Spaces
2015
Relation, Light Art
19 energized light modules with white LEDs, 6113 x 443 cm, placed at Kleiner Schlossplatz, Stuttgart, Germany
2009
Colour Field Chemnitz 2009/10, for the 100th anniversary of the Art Collections Chemnitz (September 2009 – July 2010)
2008
weiss-weiss-rot-blau, light installation in the staircase of the main administrative building of Daimler, Stuttgart / Untertürkheim
2007
Pas des Neuf, light signal on the walls of the Museum für gegenstandsfreie Kunst, Otterndorf
2006
Drift, permanent controllable light art in a public passage of an extension of the Rathauscenter Pankow/Berlin
2005
Echo, permanent space installation in the rooms of TU Cottbus; Driftwood, permanent, multicyclical light art composition on the ceiling of Kunstmuseum Stuttgart made of 167 neon tubes;
implemented in 2004/2005
2003
Lichtkomposition für 20 Leuchtstoffröhren, Mercedes-Benz Center, München; permanent art, implementation April 2003
2001
Forest I; Forest II, Coloured Photograph on screen, placed in "Großer Sitzungssaal des Bundesministeriums für Verbraucherschutz, Ernährung und Landwirtschaft", Berlin; realised in Jan. 2001

Curating
2018
Consultant for Contemporary Chinese Art at Daimler Art collection, Berlin , since 2012, Andreas Schmid is the consultant for Chinese Contemporary Art at Daimler Art Collection, Berlin.
2014
The 8 of Paths - Art in Beijing, Uferhallen, Berlin-Wedding, exhibition for the 20th anniversary of the partnership between the city of Berlin and Beijing together with 23 artists living in Beijing of the age between 28 and 44 years, curated together with Thomas Eller, Berlin and Guo Xiaoyan, Beijing.
Exhibition 30.04.2014-13.07.2014
; Weiß denken- Schwarz schreiben, exhibition from the workshop for chinese calligraphy 2004-2014 at the HfbK Dresden, Galerie Brühlsche Terasse
2013
Das Bild hinter dem Bild - Zur Lage der Kunst in China, conversations, presentations and workshops in collaboration with chinese and european artists and curators. Curated in cooperation with Bignia Wehrli for the UdK Berlin and the HKW Berlin
2011
Artists in Transit, Symposium together with the artist Annette Hollywood for IGBK in cooperation with the art academy Berlin Weißensee, the "Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen" (ifa) and the "holländischen Beratervereinigung".
2010
Open Academy II, Co-working with the artist Veronika Radulovic in Hannoi, Hue and Ho-Chi Minh City to realise a project for the German-Vietnam Year.
German participants: 10 artists living in Berlin
2007
Dreams of Art Spaces Collected , Organization and execution of a workshop as a part of a project with the same name together with the artists Dorothee Albrecht and Moira Zoitl for IGBK Berlin.
2003
Sitting in China, Exhibition made by Michael Wolf, a photographer living in Hong Kong
Kestner-Museum, Hannover
2001
The artists' voice, Organization and execution of the symposium in cooperation with Michael Kress, living in Hamburg, in collaboration with the "Akademie der Künste Berlin" and the "Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen" (ifa) for the IGBK, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
1997
Contemporary Photo Art from China, Contemporary Photo Art aus der VR China, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (NBK) Berlin, Kunstsammlungen der Stadt Chemnitz (1998)
1993
China Avantgarde, House of World Cultures, Berlin (with Hans van Dijk and Jochen Noth. Curator for the following venues Museum of Modern Art, Oxford (GB) and Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense (DK),
28.01.1993-15.05.1993


Teaching
2018
Lectureship, Lectureship for "General Applied Studies- Fine Arts" AKM Klasse for the summer semester at the SRH college Berlin; workshop for chinese calligraphy at the department for art history at the FU-Berlin; Artist workshop, Artist workshop on the „Überflogenen Weiß“ at Collection Hegenbarth, Berlin; Workshops, workshops for Chinese Calligraphy and Filmscreening of Contemporary Chinese artists at Daimler Art Collection Berlin; Calligraphy workshop, Calligraphy workshop at HdBK Dresden; Lectureship, Lectureship for„General Applied Studies –Fine Arts“ for the summer term at SRH school of higher education, Berlin
2017
Lecture on Contemporary Chinese Art, lecture on Contemporary Chinese Art at XV. BERLINER DIALOG, Chinese Embassy Berlin; Filmscreening , Filmscreening of Contemporary Chinese artists at Daimler Art Collection, Stuttgart Möhringen; Workshop for chinese calligraphy , Workshop for chinese calligraphy at Linienscharen, Wilhelmstraße Stuttgart ; Lectures , lectures on the topic of "the development of international light art" and "Chinese Contemporary Chinese Art of the 80`s and 90`s at the Academy of Fine Arts and school of higher education for Music in Chengdu, Sichuan province, VR China; Lectureship, Lectureship for „General Applied Studies –Fine Arts“ during the summer term at SRH school for higher education, Berlin; Workshop for Chinese Calligraphy , Workshop for Chinese Calligraphy at the department of Art History, FU Berlin
2016
Art Workshops, Second international workshop, over the period of three weeks, for art in public spaces at the art academy of Chongging, Sichuan/ China;

Workshops for chinese calligraphy 2016 and 2015 at the Konfuzius-Institut Bremen, 2014 in Burg Halle and since 2005 continuous at the HfbK Dresden
2010
Art Workshops, Workshops for art projects, working with light and the room, carried out in the art academies of Hanai and Ho-Chi-Minh-City, Vietnam
2005
and ongoing, deputy professor at the University of Paderborn, sculptural department

(ongoing up to now) workshops für Chinese calligraphy and contemporary ink splash painting at the Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden
2001
– 2004, professor for Contemporary Arts and Practise of Art at the University of Gießen; Teaching post at the Academy of Fine Arts Dresden for positions of Contemporary Chinese Art, (with S. Tasch, PhD Berlin)

Various lectures and publications on drawing with and in space and about contemporary Chinese Art
University Paderborn, supply professor at the University of Paderborn, school for cultural studies, university department for art, sculpting