Lena Schmidt (* 1981) studied from 2004 to 2011 at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg with Prof. Matt Mullican and Mari Jose Burki. From 2016 to 2020 she completed a communication design degree at the Hamburg University of Applied Arts. She received a scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation from 2007-2010, and in the following years she took part twice in the Fountainhead Residency Program in Miami, USA. Lena Schmidt's works have been shown in numerous exhibitions in recent years, including solo exhibitions in the USA and Greece and various solo and group exhibitions in Germany. Her works are represented in the collection of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, the Reinking Collection and the Mikesell Collection. She is a member of the renowned wood cutting association XYLON.

»Nacht:Sichten«, shared solo show, Westwendischer Kunstverein, Gartow, DE
Art Karlsruhe, international art fair for classic modern and contemporary art,
Brouwer Edition Contemporary, DE


»Broken Places«, solo show, Studio 45, Hamburg, DE
»Natürliche Abstraktion«, group show, Prince House Gallery, Mannheim, DE
»Into The Woods«, group show, Schloss Agathenburg, Stade, DE (catalog)
»70 Jahre Xylon«, group show, Kunstmuseum Reutlingen and Forum Alte Post Pirmasens, DE (catalog)
Art Karlsruhe, international art fair for classic modern and contemporary art,
Brouwer Edition Contemporary, DE
»Twilight Zone«, solo show, Skoufa Gallery, Athens, GR  (catalog)
»Zinower«, group show, Künstlerhaus Sootbörn, Hamburg, DE
»Mixed Media«, group show, Evelyn Drewes Galerie, Hamburg, DE
»11. salondergegenwart«, group show, Springer Quartier; Hamburg, DE, (catalog)

»Sino-German Art Exhibition«, group show, Hismoon Gallery; Taicang, CHN, (catalog)
»ART OFF Hamburg – Second Sight«, group show, Westwerk; Hamburg, DE
»In Da Wood II«, group show, Gängeviertel; Hamburg, DE
»Intermezzo«, group show, Pretty Portal; Düsseldorf, DE
»In Da Wood«, group show, Gängeviertel; Hamburg, DE
»Summer Breeze«, group show, 30works Gallery; Köln/Cologne, DE
»Outdoors«, solo show, 30works Gallery; Käln/Cologne, DE
»Silence In Between«, solo show, Kunstverein Stade; Stade, DE
»Bildwechsel«, shared solo show, Galerie Klint; Rendsburg, DE
»Kunst unter der Pyramide, Urban Art«, Group Exhibition, Kreissparkasse Heilbronn; Heilbronn, DE
»The Daily Moods of Lena Schmidt & Christian Jaeschke«, shared solo show, Herr Beinlich – Contemporary Fine Art Space; Bielefeld, DE
»CityLeaks @ 30works«, group show, 30works Gallery; Köln/Cologne, DE
»Memories Of Forgotten Places«, solo show, Braeuning Contemporary; Hamburg, DE, (catalog)
»Power Lines«, solo show, k’ – Zentrum aktuelle Kunst; Bremen, DE, (catalog)
»A year of paintings and other pursuits«, group show, Victory Gallery; Portland OR, USA
»Love is the Law Magazine – Press Launch«, group show, the COB Gallery; London, UK
»Knock On Wood«, group show, Schau Fenster; Berlin, DE
»Urban Scapes«, solo show, Victory Gallery; Portland OR, USA
»New Small Works«, group show during Art Basel Miami Beach, Primary Project Space; Miami, USA
»Lucid«, shared solo show, Primary Project Space; Miami, USA
»Helping Hounds of Hell« Charity group show, Berlin Art Projects Gallery, Berlin and Hamburger Botschaft; Hamburg and Berlin, DE, (catalog)
»Dirty Works @ 30works Volume 2«, group show at 30works Gallery; Köln/Cologne, DE
»Nord Art 2010«, group show at KIC; Rendsburg, DE, (catalog)
»INDEX 09«, group show, Kunsthaus Hamburg; Hamburg, DE, (catalog)
»urbanscapes«, solo show, heliumcowboy artspace; Hamburg, DE
»Junge Kunst im Bundesumweltministerium Erwerbungen 2006 und 2007«, group show; Bonn, DE
»5 Years Heliumcowboy Artspace«, group show, anniversary exhibition at Bieberhaus; Hamburg, DE
»Outdoor«, group show at Westwerk; Hamburg, DE
»INDEX 06«, group show at Kunsthaus Hamburg; Hamburg, DE, (catalog)
»Plattform #3«, group show at Kunstverein Hannover; Hannover, DE

Collection of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), DE
Mikesell Collection, USA
Reinking Collection, DE


2007  – 2010

Love Is The Law Magazine –  Issue #1
Catapult Art Mag – Issue #21
Laurence King Publishers – »Acrylic: Do More Art« , Rita Isaac
ARTMAPP Magazine – Summer 2023

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