FRANK ROEDEL    Curriculum Vitae 


 


1954 


Born in Weimar


 


1982 – 1988


Studied at the Hochschule der Künste Berlin (Berlin University of Art)


 


1987


Scholarship from the state of Schleswig-Holstein in Rendsburg

1988


Pupil in a master class with Prof. Oppermann

1991


Studio scholarship in Schloß Salzau in Schleswig-Holstein

1991 – 1993 


Karl-Hofer scholarship

1991 – 1997 


Work contracts from the Berlin Senate

1992


Work scholarship in San Sebastian, Spain

1994


International symposium on art and politics, Aspen Institute, Colorado, USA
Studio scholarship from the city of Dinan, France

1995


Work scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Colorado, USA
International symposium on arts and politics, AspenInstitute, Berlin

1999


Guest scholarship from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Cadenabbia, Italy

2001


Teaching job at the university” Ragamangala Institute of Technology”
Department of Fine Arts, Bangkok, Thailand

2002


Studio scholarship (Artist in Residence Program) of the Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2003


As the “Detlev Rohwedder Preis”, the painting “Berlin1” of Frank Rödel was awarded to Vicente Fox, President of the Republic of Mexico, by the German Minister of Economy.

2005


Artistic design of the personal “Buddy-Bear” sculpture of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Horst Köhler, and trip to Tokyo with the president for the signing of the bear sculpture by himself and the Japanese Prime Minister, Junichiro Koizumi, at the opening of the “Germany in Japan 2005/2006” year in Tokyo.

Work and study stay in the guesthouse of the (OAG) in Kobe, Japan, by invitation of the “German Society of Natural Sciences and Ethnology in East Asia”.

2005


The picture "Eagle V" is presented to US President George W. Bush as the official gift from the German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder on the occasion of his state visit to the USA.

Invitation from Thailand´s Ministry of Culture and the Germany Embassy in Bangkok on the occasion of the “International Art on the Beach Project”, Phuket, Thailand.

2006


Study trip to the “Künstlerhaus am See” (House of Artists) by invitation of the “European Forum Lucerne” and the German Embassy, Lucerne, Switzerland.

2007


“Artist in Residence” studio scholarship, awarded by the Upernarvik Museum,  Upernarvik, Greenland.
Stage design for the Quadriga Prize Awards Ceremony 2007 in the “Komische Oper”, Berlin, and creation of a painting for each of the four prize-winners, amongst them Queen Silvia of Sweden and former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder.



The painting entitled “Vision Berlin” is presented as the official gift of the Federal Government to the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Armando Emilio Guebuza, on the occasion of his state visit to Berlin.


Others to the President of Brazil, da Silva Lula, to Beatrix of the Netherlands and the President of Ireland Mary Patricia McAleese


 


2009


Scholarship from the „Fundación Valparaíso“, Spain 


“Artist in Residence” studio scholarship, awarded by the “Bear Art Center”, Iceland


 


2010


“Artist in Residence” studio scholarship, awarded SAMBAND ÍSLENSKRA MYNDLISTARMANNA  SÍM”, Reykjavik, Iceland


„Breakthrough Art Project“, Exhibitions and  symposiums on “Twenty Years After German Unification“   Nashville, Aspen, Washington DC, San Antonio und Chicago, USA


 


2010/11


11-weeks antarctic expedition as an"Artist in Residence" with the research icebreaker "Polarstern" of the "Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar Research"


 


2011        


Studio scholarship, awarded by the „Goetheinstitut Georgien“ in Alvani, Georgia                


Award Winnerof the 5. Tashkent "International Biennale of Contemmporary Art“, Uzbekistan


 


2012


The painting entitled “Kaleidoskop Berlin” is presented as the official gift of the Federal Government to the President of the Republic of Italy, Georgio Napolitano, on the occasion of his state visit to Berlin.


 


2013        


Journey to and work on Isfahan in Iran at the invitation of the Cultural Department 


of  the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran


 


2015        


Documentary about the emergence of the "Isfahan pictures" by the Arab Channel 


"Al Jazeera"


 


2017        


Prize winner of the "Tashkent International Festival of Arts 2017"

  • At very young age with sisters Bettina and Jutta (from the left to the right)

  • Compulsory course of study in „Real Socialism“ at the end of the 1970s in Bautzen 2 prison ...

  • 1985 Interested women visiting the studio at "Hochschule der Künste" in Berlin

  • 1994 During the "International Symposium of arts and politics" at Aspen Institute, ...

  • 2000 Exibition opening at "Galerie der Bayerischen Landesbank", Munich (from the left ...

  • 2001 With students during a special teaching post at "Ragamangala Institute of Technology", ...

  • 2002 Working on pictures of the "bullfight" series at "Umbrella Making Center" ...

  • 2002 Exhibition opening at "German House Gallery", United Nations Plaza, New York, ...

  • 2003 With Students at "Chiang Mai University", Thailand

  • 2003 Together with director Curtis L. Carter during the exhibition opening at "Haggerty ...

  • 2003 Awarding of the painting "Berlin 1" as "Detlev Rohwedder Award" of "Economic ...

  • 2003 Exhibition opening at "National Gallery" Bangkok, Thailand by German ambassador ...

  • 2005 Signing of the “Buddy-Bear” sculpture, designed by Frank Rödel for the President of ...

  • „International Art on the Beach Project“, Phuket, Thailand , September 2005, (from left to ...

  • Launch of the book entitled “Art in the Federal Chancellery” by the Federal Chancellor Gerhard ...

  • 2007 Exhibition opening at „Hyogo Museum of Art“, Kobe, Japan

  • Stage design for the Quadriga Prize Awards Ceremony 2007 in the “Komische Oper”, Berlin, ...

  • Special Award of the 5th Biennale Taschkent, Uzbekistan 2010