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 two solo exhibitions in the USA, various solo exhibitions in Germany and countless group exhibitions. 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.


EXHIBITIONS
2021
»Sino-German Art Exhibition«, group show, Hismoon Gallery, Taicang, CHN
2020
»ART OFF Hamburg – Second Sight«, group show, Westwerk, Hamburg, DE
2019
»In Da Wood II«, group show, Gängeviertel, Hamburg, DE
2018
»Intermezzo«, group show, Pretty Portal, Düsseldorf, DE
»In Da Wood«, group show, Gängeviertel, Hamburg, DE
»Summer Breeze«, group show, 30works, Cologne, DE
2017
»Outdoors«, solo show, 30works, Cologne, DE
»Silence In Between«, solo show, Kunstverein Stade, DE
2016
»Add Art«, group show, Art Lawyer, Hamburg, DE
2015
»Bildwechsel«, shared solo show, Galerie Klint, Rendsburg, DE
»Kunst unter der Pyramide, Urban Art«, Group Exhibition, Kreissparkasse Heilbronn, Heilbronn, DE
 2014
»The Daily Moods of Lena Schmidt & Christian Jaeschke«, shared solo show, Herr Beinlich – Contemporary Fine Art Space, Bielefeld, DE
»Betreff 28«, Westwerk goes Bremer Kunstfrühling, group show, Bremen, DE
2013
»Betreff 28«, group show, Westwerk, Hamburg, DE
»CityLeaks @ 30works«, group show, 30works Gallery, Cologne, DE
»Memories Of Forgotten Places«, solo show, Braeuning Contemporary, Hamburg, DE, catalog
2012
»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
2011
»Urban Scapes«, solo show, Victory Gallery, Portland OR, USA
»New Small Works«, group show during Art Basel Miami Beach, Primary Project Space, Miami, USA
»Kunst bei InterSearch«, group show, InterSearch, Hamburg, DE
»Lucid«, Exhibtion with Evan Robarts, 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, Cologne, DE
2010
»Benefiz-Versteigerung, 15 Quadrat – Kunst macht Schule« by Sotheby´s Hamburg, Player´s Lounge, Hamburg, DE, catalog
»Nord Art 2010«, group show at KIC; Rendsburg, DE, catalog
2009
»Hamburger Aussichten«, group show, Gängeviertel; Hamburg, DE
»INDEX 09«, group show, Kunsthaus Hamburg; Hamburg, DE, catalog
»urbanscapes«, solo show, heliumcowboy artspace; Hamburg, DE
2008
»Junge Kunst im Bundesumweltministerium Erwerbungen 2006 und 2007«, group show;
Bonn, DE
»5 Years Heliumcowboy Artspace«, group show, anniversary exhibition at Bieberhaus; Hamburg, DE
2007
»Outdoor«, group show at Westwerk; Hamburg, DE
2006
»Index06«, group show at Kunsthaus Hamburg; Hamburg, DE, catalog
»Plattform #3«, group show at Kunstverein Hannover; Hannover, DE
2005
»Nacht des Wissens«, exhibition throughout the city; Hamburg, DE
AWARDS AND GRANTS 
2011
2010
2007  – 2010
PRINT
Love Is The Law Magazine –  Issue #1
Catapult Art Mag – Issue #21
DSV Kunstkontor – Edition S 38/2013
Laurence King Publishers – »Acrylic: Do More Art« , Rita Isaac


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