uta elv portrait

vita

Born in Freiburg, Germany.

 

Both parents sculptors, spent youth in her parent's workspaces in and around Hamburg and Mön / DK.

 

First award at five: Dr. Oetker's pudding painting competition.

 

Ballet studies at Ballet Academy Staatsoper Hamburg with Isabella Vernici and Peter van Dyke.

 

General qualification for university entrance.

 

Guest Studies in painting with Prof. Klaus Peter Brehmer at the Academy of Fine Arts Hamburg (HFBK)

 

Communication and Design Studies at the University of Applied Siences Hamburg, Diploma in Communication Design.

 

Creative Group Head Scholz & Friends, Hamburg.

 

Freelance designer, worked in New York with Irving Penn, Francesco Scavullo among others.

 

Avenue Design Award, Amsterdam.

 

Since 1995 painter with atelier in Hamburg.

 

Works of uta elv in collections of art collectors across Europe, Switzerland, USA and South America.

 

Various Soloexhibitions and Artfairs in Hamburg, Barcelona, London, Miami, Shanghai.

 

 

 

 


selected soloexhibitions

2015 - bling panic, fenster14 (hamburg DE)

 

2014 - hausgott bling, amberyard studios ( hamburg DE)

 

2013 - aqua wahine, fenster14 (hamburg DE)

 

2012 - amy's garden, objects ( berlin DE)

 

2012 - koonshund, galerie Das Reh tritt aus dem Wald (hamburg DE)

 

2012 - saat, schiedamartspace (rotterdam NL)

 

2011 - sandmann, galerie Das Reh tritt aus dem Wald (hamburg DE)

 

2010 - ohporno, galerie Das Reh tritt aus dem Wald (hamburg DE)

 

2009 - susie hinterm schrank, galerie Das Reh tritt aus dem Wald (hamburg DE)

 

2009 - denn ich bin ein prophet, galerie Das Reh tritt aus dem Wald ( hamburg DE)

 

2008 - ich bin ein ganz normaler mensch, galerie das Reh tritt aus dem Wald (hamburg DE)

 

2007 - champions, eiskeller (hamburg DE)

 

2006 - shanghai art fair 2006, alexia goethe gallery (shanghai VR CHINA)

 

2005 - im schatten meiner locken, alexia goethe gallery (london GB)

 

2005 - art london 2005, alexia goethe gallery (london GB)

 

2005 - art miami 2005, alexia goethe gallery ( miami USA)

 

2004 - lille art fair 2004, alexia goethe gallery (lille F)

 

2003 - im schatten meiner locken, halle M (hamburg DE)

 

2001 - tomorrow, tomorrow space (hamburg DE)

 

2000 - ein solcher fall ward nie erwogen, club 8 (hamburg DE)

 

1998 - smastykker, galerie villa aurora ( mön DK)