Vita

Jennifer López Ayala

born in Düsseldorf
2014
Master Student under Katharina Grosse
2010

2015
Cusanuswerk government scholarship for academic excellence
2007

2015
Fine Art Studies under Prof. Katharina Grosse, Prof. Helmut Federle and Prof. Siegfried Anzinger at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

Awards

2017
Winner Kunstball Award
2017
Nominee Edward Steichen Award Luxembourg
2016
Shortlist Aesthetica Art Prize
2015
Winner Kunstförderpreis der Stadt Neuss
(Neuss biennial art award)
2015
Winner PwC Follow Up Art Award
2015
Winner PwC Follow Up Audience Award
2015
Nominee Setareh Future Masters Art Award
2015
Nominee Blooom Award
2015
Nominee Förderpreis Junge Positionen NRW
2014
Nominee Blooom Award
2014
Nominee von Rundstedt Kunstförderpreis

Collections (selection)

2017
HSBC Trinkaus, Düsseldorf
2016
PwC, Düsseldorf
2015
National-Bank AG, Essen
2015
von Rundstedt, Düsseldorf
2012
WGZ Bank, Düsseldorf
2010
Neuss Municipal Art Collection

Publications (selection)

2016
Follow Up 2016. Ausstellungskatalog.
ed. PwC / Dr. Stefanie Lucci Art Affairs
2016
Future Now. 100 Contemporary Artists from the Aesthetica Art Prize.
Published by Aesthetica Magazine Ltd.
2015
Genius Loci III—Here They Come. Exhibition catalogue.
ed. Gérard A. Goodrow / Setareh Gallery
2015
Follow Up 2015. Ausstellungskatalog.
ed. PwC / Dr. Stefanie Lucci Art Affairs
2015
Lichtbilder. Ausstellungskatalog.
ed. Isabelle von Rundstedt
2014
TAU
Art book Katharina Grosse with Josef Zky.
ed. KIT / Kunsthalle Düsseldorf
2014
von Rundstedt Kunstförderpreis.
exhibition catalog
ed. Sophia von Rundstedt
2014
Art Collection WGZ Bank.
New Acquisitions since 2006.

ed. Ralf Hartwig
2014
Article: The Transcendence of Immanence
Das Gedächtnis der Dinge
schwarzbach
ed. Thomas Brandt
2013
Article: A wie Apfel
(A As In Apple)
Class Journal
a publication of the Grosse class
2013
Rohstoffe
exhibition catalog
Author: Gabriel Rehlinghaus
ed. Uta Husmeier-Schirlitz
2012
Augenlicht
exhibition catalog
Author: Hans-Jürgen Hafner
ed. WGZ Bank AG
2012
Article: „Für’n Appel und ’n Ei“
(“For a song”, lit. “For an apple and an egg”)
kunst und kritik, edition F
ed. Christian Grüny, Ludger Schwarte, Andreas Uebele
2007
close.
a publication of the Federle class

Exhibitions (selection)

2017
Awarded
Kunstinitiative Wurzeln und Flügel, Neuss
2017
Sotheby’s for Fund-Art
Charity Auction,
Novomatic-Forum, Vienna, Austria
2017
Kunstball 2017
Swissôtel Düsseldorf Neuss
2017
Chora (Solo exhibition)
Rathaus, Neuss
2017
Kontrakt
Studio Bronx, Neuss
2017
sic tempora mutantur
Schloss Reuschenberg, Neuss
2017
DIE GROSSE Kunstausstellung NRW
Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf
2017
Kunst gegen Hunger
17 Feb 2017,
Artgate/Lempertz Charity Auction for Deutsche Welthungerhilfe,
Langen Foundation, Neuss
2016
Heartwork 2016
Christie’s Charity Auction,
Kunstsammlung NRW, K21, Düsseldorf
2016
Paper Tiger
Studio Bronx, Neuss
2016
Broken Lines
Solo Show Project at ART.FAIR 2016
with Galerie Voss,
koelnmesse, Cologne
2016
Kunst Zürich
with Galerie Voss,
Zürich-Oerlikon (CH)
2016
Follow Up 2016
PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Düsseldorf
2016
Look of …
Schloss Benrath, Düsseldorf
2016
Crossing Borders
Galerie Voss, Düsseldorf
2016
Open Up III — White Open (Solo exhibition)
Kunstmuseum, Gelsenkirchen
2016
Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition 2016
York St. Mary’s, York, UK
2016
Broken Light (Solo exhibition)
Düsseldorf Photo Weekend, Düsseldorf
2015
Secret Santa
Contemporary Pop Ups Gallery, Düsseldorf
2015
68th annual exhibition
Municipal Gallery Alte Post, Neuss
2015
Heartwork 2015
Christie’s Charity Auction,
Kunstsammlung NRW, K21, Düsseldorf
2015
It’s more like an elevator – 10. Absolventenausstellung der Künstlerförderung des Cusanuswerks
WERKSCHAU Halle 12, Spinnerei, Leipzig
2015
Kunst für Obdach—50 Jahre Fiftyfifty
E.ON Galerie, Düsseldorf
2015
Blooom Award International Top 70,
online exhibition
2015
Genius Loci—Here They Come
Setareh Gallery, Düsseldorf
2015
Follow Up 2015
PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Düsseldorf
2015
Lichtbilder
Bethlehemkirche, Meerbusch
2015
Broken Body (solo exhibition)
Exhibition Space Hansastraße 9, Neuss
2015
Freiland
online exhibition at csm-freiland.de
Clemens-Sels-Museum, Neuss
2014
TAU,
KIT—Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf
2014
Rund wie eckig,
von Rundstedt HR Partners, Düsseldorf
2014
White is … an exhibition,
Paul Clemen Museum, Bonn
2014
Blooom Award International Top 50,
online exhibition
2014
Das einsame Genie hat die Schnauze gestrichen voll alles ist vernetzt …,
Baustelle Schaustelle, Raum für junge Kunst, Essen
2014
kunstvoll,
Christie’s/Ernst&Young charity auction,
K20/Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf
2013
66th Annual Exhibition,
Municipal Gallery Alte Post, Neuss
2013
Open Studio,
Studio 9, Neuss
2013
Rohstoffe,
Clemens Sels Museum, Neuss
2012
Augenlicht,
WGZ-Bank, Düsseldorf
2012
Grosse class: U arr wet loco
Municipal Gallery Villa Zanders, Bergisch Gladbach
2012
Works On Paper,
Grosse class portfolio presentation,
Kunstverein Transmission, Düsseldorf
2011
A40—Experimental Film,
stipendiary exhibition,
Wolfsburg, Mülheim an der Ruhr
2011
64th Annual Exhibition,
Municipal Gallery Alte Post, Neuss
2010
Und immer fehlt mir etwas, und das quält mich,
Kunstverein Köln at Salon Schmitz, Cologne
2010
Rund wie eckig,
von Rundstedt HR Partners, Berlin
2010
Lions Club charity art auction,
Düsseldorf-Meererbusch
2010
19th Cusanuswerk stipendiary exhibition,
Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg
2009
Sigi,
Lichthof, Cologne
2009
DasZeitung,
Düsseldorf