Biography

1961

Born in Hannover, Germany.

until 1988

Graduation as engineer for clothing technology, with focus on design. Starts to paint.

1989

„Young design“ Award, Cologne.

from 1991 to 1998

Works as a costume and stage designer. First exhibitions.

1997

Purchase commission for a painting by the City of Berlin Senate.

1997

Moves to Paris, France.

1999

Birth of her son Luka.

2001

Grant and residency at Künstlerbahnhof Ebernburg.

2002

Award of the jury by the Ministry of Culture of Luxemburg.

2006

Birth of her daughter Louise.

2003 to 2009

Teaches drawing and fashion design in Paris.

2007

Begins to work sculpture and first installations, development of the sculpture series „Plastered objects“ .

2009

Further education as screen designer and web developer.

From 2010 on

Publication of drawings series „Lost in paradise“ .

2010

Represents Germany at the 4th Biennale of fine arts in Beijing/China „Ecology and homeland“.

2010

Project grant for an ephemeral outdoor installation „The swarm“ at Parcours des fées, Crévoux, France.

2011

Project grant for an ephemeral outdoor installation „The 3 graces“ at Sentier du Rhône, La Voulte sur Rhône, France.

2012

Returns to Berlin, lives and works there as a freelance artist and screen designer.

Solo exhibitions

1996

Martina Büttner, Galerie Kunstsalon zum langen Flur, Berlin

Portraits of women, Galerie Tribüne, Berlin

1999

Skirmish, Mairie de Gometz le Châtel

2000

Martina Büttner, Galerie les Arches, Paris

2001

Puzzles, Künstlerbahnhof Ebernburg, Bad Münster am Stein- Ebernburg

2002

Playgrounds, Maison des Arts, Ville de Conches, France

Playgrounds, Kunstkreis Norden, Germany

2003

Playgrounds, Kunstkreis Hameln, Germany

Playgrounds, Communication Center, Luckenwalde, Germany

2006

Martina Büttner, Galerie am Neuen Palais, Potsdam, Germany

2007

Look, voice, track, Galerie au 18, Malakoff

2009

Martina Büttner, Affordable Art Fair Brussels with galerie Exit Art

28th sense, Exit Art Gallery, Paris

2010

The swarm, Parcours des Fées, Vallée de Crévoux, France

2011

The 3 graces, at Sentier du Rhône, La Voulte sur Rhône, France

 

Doll’s fiction, Library of Malakoff, France

2012

New works, Atelier Maud Prévost Barbey, Paris

2015

Lost in paradise, Sepp Maiers Zweiraumwohnung, Berlin

Group exhibitions

1995

Berlin Berlin, Atelier Mémoire, Paris

1998

Novembre à Vitry, Galerie municipale de Vitry, France

1999

Salon 1999, National Society of fine Arts, Carroussel du Louvre, Paris

2000

Young painting, young sculpture, Town of Courbevoie, France

2001

Salon de Montrouge, Montrouge playhouse, France

Sen’art contemporain, Écomusée, Savigny-le-Temple, France

2002

Salon du Printemps, Letzebuerger Artisten Center, Luxembourg

Tierisch, Galerie zum Neuen Palais, Potsdam, Germany

2003

Herbstsalon der Lüste, Galerie am Neuen Palais, Potsdam, Germany

2006

L’art en marche, Galerie beim Engel, Luxembourg

Salon de Montrouge, Montrouge playhouse, France

2008

REAL, Galerie Wolfgang Exner, Vienna

Salon de Montrouge, Montrouge playhouse, France

2009

Zekenz : Double Détente, Espace d’art contemporain Eugène Beaudoin, Antony, France

Drawings, Galerie Jens Goethel, Hamburg

2010

4 th Beijing Art Biennale, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

 

Zekenz: Eklektik, Galerie au 18, Malakoff, France

 

Chic Dessin Art fair, with Galerie Exit Art, Paris

2011

Herbstsalon – known and new faces, Galerie Am neuen Palais, Potsdam, Germany

 

Carré de fêtes, Galerie Exit Art, Boulogne, France

2012

Zekenz: Le cheval blanc d’Henri IV, Espace Eugène Beaudoin, Antony, France

 

Made in paper, Galerie Exit Art, Boulogne, France

 

Affordable Art Fair, Galerie Jens Goethel, Hamburg Messe

2014

Eröffnungsausstellung, Galerie Franzkowiak, Berlin

2016

(H)Art un der Grenz, Letzebuerger Artisten Center, Luxembourg