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GAENSSLER, Katharina

PORTRAIT-GAENSSLER02Born in 1974 in Munich, Germany.

Lives and works in Munich, Germany.

Katharina Gaenssler studied at the Academy of Fine Art, Munich, after she had completed an apprenticeship as a silversmith.

She acquired a pre-eminent position reinforced by prestigious awards, such as the Bayerischer Kunstförderpreis (2009), a travelling scolarship from the Bavarian Government (2011) or a working scholarship of the Foundation Kunstfonds Bonn (2014). She had a teaching grant at Brunswick University of Art (2011-2013) and was Guest Professor at Hamburg Art Academy (2013-2014). Her work was shown in Germany and abroad, including the Sprengel Museum (Hanover), the Lenbachhaus (Munich), the Deichtorhallen (Hamburg), the Art Museum (Stuttgart) and the Public Art Collection (Dresden).

Portrait of Katharina Gaenssler: Bele Muff.