Christopher Lehmpfuhl and Erika Maxim-Lehmpfuhl (studio manager)
1972
born in Berlin

1985–1992
Painting lessons with Wolfgang Prehm

1992
Abitur

1992–1998
Abitur
1992-1998
Abitur

1992-1998
Studied painting at the University of the Arts (HdK), Berlin, in the class of Professor Klaus Fussmann

1996
Painting and study trip to Lapland

1997
Painting trip to Australia

1998
Appointment as master student of Klaus Fussmann · GASAG Art Prize · Member of the Berlin Artists’ Association

1999
Member of the artist association

2000
Franz Joseph Spiegler Prize, Mochental Castle, Ehingen

2001
Teaching position at the State Drawing Academy, Hanau Art prize “Salzburg in new views”, Schloss Neuhaus, Salzburg Board work in the artists’ special association until 2007, at that time various workshop discussions with members of the artists’ special association

2002
Teaching activity at the State Drawing Academy, Hanau · Member of the Neue Gruppe, Munich · Painting trips to Italy and China

2003
Member of the North German Realists · Painting trips to Provence, the Azores and India

2004
Painting trips to Ireland, Amsterdam, Italy and California · Teaching at the Vulkaneifel Academy, Steffeln · Finalist of the European Art Prize 2004 in the Triennale, Milan

2005
Painting trips to Ireland, California and Australia · Wedding with Erika Maxim

2006
Scholarship from the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts, Munich Lecturer at the Academy for Painting, Berlin

2007
Painting stay in Australia · Lecturer at the Academy for Painting, Berlin

2008
Lecturer at the Academy for Painting, Berlin · Birth of the daughter Frida Maria

2009
Lecturer at the Academy for Painting, Berlin · Commissioned to paint all 16 federal states on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of reunification · Travel to Wuhan, China

2010
Lecturer at the Academy for Painting, Berlin · Studio grant in Wollerau, Peach Property Group, Switzerland

2011
Publication of the work monograph “Berlin Plein Air. Painting 1995 – 2010” in the architectural publishing house Dom Publishers · painting trip to California and the Gulf of Naples · art prize of the cultural foundation of the Sparkasse Karlsruhe

2012
Painting trip to Tuscany and Romania · Large exhibition “Berlin Plein Air 1995 – 2012” in the Alte Münze, Berlin, opening by Minister of State for Culture Bernd Neumann

2013
Art prize of the Schleswig-Holstein economy to the North German Realists

2014
Painting trip to Tuscany · Lecturer at the Academy for Painting, Berlin

2015
Travel to South Korea and Iceland

2016
The Neue Zürcher Zeitung publishes for the first time an art edition with 22 Zurich pictures by Christopher Lehmpfuhl · Galerie Carzaniga, Basel is showing works by Christopher Lehmpfuhl for the first time at ART BASEL · Painting trip to Iceland · Lecturer at the Academy for Painting, Berlin

2017
Christopher Lehmpfuhl is showing a work from the Schlossplatz cycle for the first time as part of the Donor Day and Open Construction Site Day in the foyer of the Humboldt Forum · Painting trip to Georgia · Lecturer at the Academy for Painting, Berlin

2018
Painting trip to Ireland · Tree Art Prize 2018 of the Schleswig-Holstein State Museums, Gottorf Castle · Exhibition on underground line 5, Berlin in cooperation with Bertelsmann · Death of parents Iris and Gunter Lehmpfuhl

2019
Wolfgang-Klähn Prize 2019 · Audience award to the North German Realists at NordArt 2019 · Solo exhibition at Museum Würth

2020
The König Galerie, Berlin, is showing three large formats by Christopher Lehmpfuhl for the first time as part of the St. Agnes fair

2021
Art Prize of the Schleswig-Holstein Economy 2021 · Solo exhibition in the Reithalle Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig · Solo exhibition in the Museo Würth, La Rioja

Study trips
Australia · Egypt · Azores · China · Denmark · Germany · Franc · Georgia · India · Ireland · Iceland · Italy · Lapland · Malaysia · Mexico · Nepal · New Zealand · Netherlands · Austria · Portugal · Romania · Switzerland · Spain · South Korea · USA

Exhibitions

Artfairs

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