STEFAN REISS

About

Stefan Reiss' work is a research into the fields of drawing, painting, sculpture, installation and projection. By developing specific works for different mediums he unfolds a complexity of contextual relations, materials and practices, tracing back to the basis of all his works: simple, geometric forms.

He studied Fine Arts / Sculpture at Kunsthochschule Berlin-Wei├čensee and attended the masterclass at Prof. Inge Mahn and Prof. Berndt Wilde.

He lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
He's member of the Royal Society of Sculptors (London, UK) & CODAworx (Madison, USA).

He's winner of the Trades District Public Art Project in Bloomington (USA / 2019), SPACE & Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure commission in London (UK / 2018) and N-Ergie Audience Award at Die Blaue Nacht in Nuremberg (Germany / 2017). He was shortlisted for the Giralda Sky Public Art Commission in Coral Gables (USA / 2019), CODA Awards (USA / 2019), Lumen Prize in London (UK / 2016) and LYNX Prize in Trieste (Italy / 2016). He was long listed for Aesthetica Art Prize in York (UK / 2017) and Warsteiner Bloom Award in Cologne (Germany / 2015 / 2016 / 2018).

His works were shown in international exhibitions at Amsterdam Light Festival (Netherlands), Digital Public Art Festival "Light Up Bashu" Chengdu (China), SPACE & Vision Redbridge Digital Public Art exhibition (London, UK), Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai (China), Today Art Museum Beijing (China), Modern Art Museum Shanghai (China), Leeds Digital Festival (UK), Aesthetica Art Prize (York, UK), LYNX Prize (Trieste, Italy), European Media Art Festival (Osnabrueck, Germany) and Die Blaue Nacht (Nuremberg, Germany).

Stefan Reiss was member of the Jury of Mastersalon 2016 & 2017 at Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp (Belgium).