Halona Hilbertz

Bio

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Born in Austin, Texas to German parents; moved to Munich, Germany at 8 years of age. Studied Painting and Performance Art at the Hochschule der Bildenden Kuenste Saar, Saarbruecken, Germany, and at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Canada. Lives in Brooklyn and Munich.

Exhibitions

2014 Curiouser and Curiouser: Halona Hilbertz, Colleen Quigley & Jakob Roepke, XVA Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2013 13th Annual Williamsburg Salon, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2012 12th Annual Williamsburg Salon, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Rendezvous: Exposition Internationale d’Art Contemporain en Region du Val de Loire (Catalogue) Domaine Saint Hilaire, Roiffe, France
2010 Creative Couples, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2010 11th Annual Williamsburg Salon Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2009 10th Annual Williamsburg Salon Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2008 Katja Fratzscher & Halona Hilbertz: Zeichnungen & Objekte, 2-person show, curated by Anna Schädlich, Q-Club, Berlin, Germany
2008 Wish You Were Here, 7 A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
2008 9th Annual Williamsburg Salon, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2007 Play, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY
2007 Wish You Were Here, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
2007 Birdy Sweet Virginia, Brooklyn, NY
2007 Home South 4th Cafe, Brooklyn, NY
2007 20 Birds (Solo), Amarin Thai Cafe, Brooklyn, NY
2006 Laundry-Women-Art, Bliss Street Studio Gallery, Queens, NY
2006 Art of the Word Haven Arts, Bronx, NY
2006 Halona Hilbertz: Wall Dolls. Donn Davis: Collage Paintings. (Two Person Show) XVA Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2006 Terrible Toy Fair III CBGB Art Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Cyclical States of Boredom in the Face of World Domination Rachel Mason’s Studio, Brooklyn, NY
2005 Pfiennale Pfiff Restaurant, New York, NY
2005 Tsunami Benefit Show, Thai Cafe, Brooklyn, NY
2005 8th Annual Williamsburg Salon, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Dollhouses in the Dollhaus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2004 P.M.S./Women Painters, Musicians and Sculptors, Brooklyn College Art Gallery at the Brooklyn War Memorial, NY
2004 Terrible Toy Fair II, CBGB Art Gallery, New York, NY
2004 7th Annual Williamsburg Salon, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2003 Dollops, Knit Objects & Wall Dolls (Solo), Amarin Thai Cafe, Brooklyn, NY
2003 Complement/Contrast, 138 Bayard, Brooklyn, NY
2003 WACO Show 49 Ann, New York, NY
2003 New Art Show Hines Studios, Charleston, SC
2003 Characterism Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2003 Everything Must Go (27-Artist Show, Co-Curated with Donn Davis, 59 Harrison Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
2003 6th Annual Williamsburg Salon, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY\
2002 5th Annual Williamsburg Salon, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2001 Williamsburg Arts and Culture Festival, 59 Harrison Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
2000 Elsewhere Festival, In conjunction with Bernadette Salvage Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY
1997 Künstler machen Schilder für Rottweil (Catalogue), Forum Kunst, Rottweil, Germany
1997 Artoll Labor
1997 Rheinische Landesklinik, Bedburg-Hau, Germany
1996 Und tschüss! (Solo), Galerie Gabriele Hühnergarth, Merzig, Germany
1996 Zuviele Männchen Künstlerhaus Am Acker, Berlin, Germany
1995 393 Jahre Fotografie -10 Künstler x ein Medium (Catalogue), Saarländisches Künstlerhaus, Saarbrücken, Germany
1995 Bel Etage (Postcard Edition), Wilhelm-Heinrich-Strasse 20, Saarbrücken, Germany
1994 Position 94, Volkshochschulzentrum, Saarbrücken, Germany
1993 Die Wortansammlung (Two Person Show, with Christian H. Cordes), Galerie Gabriele Huehnergarth, Merzig, Germany
1993 Innenraum – Aussenraum, Galerie Im Zwinger, St. Wendel, Germany
1993 Wir sind gerne hier Rathaus, Altenkessel, Germany
1993 Kunstwerkberg (Catalogue), Saarbergwerke Saarbrücken, Germany
1992 Neue Medien – Klasse! (Catalogue), Saarländisches Künstlerhaus, Saarbrücken, Germany
1991 10 x 10 (Catalogue), Kunsthaus, Wiesbaden, Germany

Performances

1998 Pseudo Studio Walk (Internet live broadcast)
Pseudo Programs, New York / Selected and funded by Franklin Furnace, New York, NY
1998 B.D.-N.Y.-B.D.: Eine Flasche geht auf Reisen (in: Das Bad Dürkheim Projekt), (Catalogue),Winzergenossenschaft, Bad Dürkheim, Germany
1996 Schlagsahne in die Magengrube (Artist Book Edition) Stadtmuseum, Gross-Gerau, Germany / Funded by Iniative GG-1973
1996 Kohlenhydrate Kochen (with Christian H. Cordes) (in: Murmeln und böse Nachbarn), Hochschule für Künste, Bremen, Germany
1996 Die Monogamie (Theaterperformance. Written, directed. Costumes and stage set designed & produced. Peformed, with Susanne Wilms and Thomas Machel.) Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar, Saarbrücken, Germany
1994 Disarming Moments (in: Disarming Moments) Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, Canada
1994 Breathing (in: Breathing, Installation by Kirsten Forkert) Starracles Gallery, Halifax, Canada
1994 Gegacker (with Christian H. Cordes) Khyber Cafe, Halifax, Canada
1994 Anti-Feminist (in: Performance Evening) Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax, Canada
1993 Gespenst in Strapsen (in: Innenraum – Aussenraum) Galerie Im Zwinger, St. Wendel, Germany
1993 Eine Mütze voll Charme (with Christian H. Cordes) Kapelle Gutenbrunn, Homburg, Germany
1992 Zwischenprüfungs performance Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar, Saarbrücken, Germany
1992 Eric Satie: Méduse (Stageset and Costumes for event, with Leslie Huppert) Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte: Gasgebläsehalle, Völklingen, Germany
1992 Mondphasen (with Leslie Huppert and Susanne Wilms) Bürgerpark, Saarbrücken, Germany
1992 Katzenfutter-Kindheit (in: Simultanperformance 1992) Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar, Saarbrücken, Germany
1991 Sad (in: Simultanperformance 1991) Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar, Saarbrücken, Germany

Other Projects

Since 2001 Full Tank (Experimental-Euro-Punk-Rock-Wave-Girls-Band)
Full Tank info at mySpace, Various venues in New York City
2001 Year of Come-ons (Social Sculpture for 1 year / Installation)
Mainly in the streets and subways of New York City
1997 Franklin Furnace Goes Virtual, Performance Recipient
Selected, funded, and made possible by Franklin Furnace, New York, NY
1996 Klohäuschen (“Kunst am Bau” Assignment)
Festo KG, Rohrbach, Germany
1994 Two Trees in a Conversation (Large Outdoors Sculptures)
(1 of 2 stolen immediately), Highway, Halifax, Canada
1993 Robert-Shuman-Kunstpreis, Finalist (Art Prize)
Kulturämter (Municipal offfices of Culture) Saarbrücken and Trier, Germany;
Metz, France; and Luxembourg
1991 Internationale Plakate Wettbewerb, Finalist (Billboard Competition)
Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Saar and the City of Saarbrücken, Germany