Raissa Venables

1977 geboren in New Paltz, USA
1999 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography & Ceramic Sculpture, Kansas City Art Institute, Missouri, USA
2002 Master of Fine Arts in Photography, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, New York, USA
seit 2003 Professor of Photography, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2004 Galerie sphn (Herrmann & Wagner) Artist in Residence Program
Andrew Rhodes Fund for Young Artists, awarded by the Visual Arts Foundation
2004-2005 Lower Manhatten Cultural Council, LMCC/Workspace
2006-2007 Roswell Artist In Residency
2009 Radius: Emerging Artists From Connecticut + Southeastern New York
Juried Exhibition sponsored by The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art + The Ridgefield Guild of Artists, CT

Master of Professional Studies in Digital Photography, School of Visual Arts, New York, USA
British American Tobacco Exhibition and Catalog Award, Deutschland

2012 Kansas City Art Institute Distinguished Alumna + Visiting Artist

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl)

2012 Farbreiz, Licht und Farbe im Werk von Raïssa Venables, Kunstverein Speyer
2011 Rendered Visible, Galerie Rothamel, Frankfurt
2010 Raïssa Venables, BAT CampusGalerie, Bayreuth
A New Perspective of Wahnfried, Richard Wagner Museum, Bayreuth
Raïssa Venables, Galería Matthias Hauser, La Coruna, Spanien
2009 Raïssa Venables Photography, Klaudia Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Raïssa Venables Fotografie, Galerie Rothamel, Erfurt
Raïssa Venables Fotografie, Galerie Rothamel, Frankfurt

Raïssa Venables, Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim, Neuenhaus
In the Guest House, Roswell Museum and Art Center, New Mexico, USA
Raïssa Venables, Kunstverein Ludwigshafen

2006 Raïssa Venables: Digitale Fotografien, Kunstverein Ulm
2005 Intimacies, Jersey City Museum, NY
2003 Opened Rooms and Other Vessels, Joseph Nease Gallery, Kansas City

Gruppenausstellungen (Auswahl)



COLOR AND PATTERN - Venables / Cain / Sall, Joseph Nease Gallery, Duluth, MN


Inaugural Exhibition, Joseph Nease Gallery, Duluth, MN


Phenomena,The Material Image, The Epsten Gallery, Overland Park, KS

2012 Mittendrin und randvoll mit Kunst. Kunstverein Ulm - 1887 bis heute, Ulm
GOD + Co., Galerie Rothamel, Frankfurt
2011 Breitseite - Im Fokus: Raum, villaMERKEL|BAHNWÄRTERhaus, Esslingen
Things Are Queer: Highlights of the UniCredit Collection, MARTA Herford Museum
Herein!. ART FOYER of the DZ-Bank (Art Collection), Frankfurt
2010 The Adventure of Reality, Kunsthal Rotterdam
Thinking Photography: Five Decades at the Kansas City Art Institute, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City
Realism - The Adventure of Reality, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, München
Realism - The Adventure of Reality, Kunsthalle Emden
Blütezeit: Malerei, Fotografie und Skulptur, Galerie Rothamel, Erfurt
2009 The Inner Eye: Interiors of Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle Tübingen
Radius: Emerging Artists from Connecticut and Southeastern New York, The Ridgefield Guild of Artists, CT
Times of Prosperity, Galerie Rothamel, Frankfurt
2008 The Brand New Deal, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York
Real: Selections from the DZ Bank Art Collection, Städel Museum, Frankfurt
Photos and Phantasy: Selections from The Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Carnegie Art Museum, CA
2007 R.A.I.R. Works 40, 516 Arts, Albuquerque
Roswell Artist-In-Residence Program 40th Anniversary, RMAC, New Mexico
The Eclectic Eye: Pop and Illusion – Selections From The Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
2006 Photos and Phantasy. The Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles
2004 Field of Depth: Landscapes as Metaphor in Emerging Photography, latincollector, NY
2003 0730too: Contemporary Art in Jersey City, Hosted by ProArts and The Jersey City Museum
Spirit In The House (with Hiroshi Tachibana), The Interfaith Center of New York
Is/Was, Joseph Nease Gallery, Kansas City

Sammlung Knauthe, Berlin
Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden
DZ-Bank Sammlung, Frankfurt a.M.
Städel Museum, Frankfurt a.M
British American Tobacco Collection
HypoVereinsbank (UniCredit Bank), Munich
Kunsthalle in Emden
Nelson-Atkins Museum / Hall Family Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri
Jersey City Museum, New Jersey
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, New Mexico
Progressive Art Collection, Mayfield Village, Ohio
Weisman Foundation, Los Angeles