Artist CV Petra Keinhorst

1992 Masters in Sculpture at Frankfurt College of Art ("Städelschule")
1990 Erasmus Exchange at National College of Art&Design Dublin.

Exhibitions and Public Projects:

2022/23 "Heimatlos" SGBK Space Basel, curated by Elfi Thoma.
2022 "Dogs in the Hoods", Salon Mondial Münchenstein, curators Rama Kalidindi + Alexandra Stäheli
2022 Participation in exhibitions celebrating 120 years of SGBK - Swiss Woman Artists` Association at
Gallery Carzaniga Basel, Sprützehüsli Oberwil and SGBK Space at mdc Basel
2021 "Mother Earth Calling", Salon Mondial, Münchenstein/Basel, curated by Rama Kalidindi
2021 "Intimate Landscape", Rösslipark Küsnacht/ZH + Go-Green-Art Gallery Erlenbach
2020 Solo Show "Treibflug", SGBK Space at MuseumDesignCollection, Basel
2019 "Dots and Lines", curated by Parvez Imam, in support of the "Gletscherinitiative"
2019 "Spuren" (traces), KulturWerk Ettingen, curated by Elfi Thoma, SGBK, CH
2018 platform blind_spot, curated by Ivan Isaev, part of Regionale19
2018 "Anonyme Zeichner", Gallery Körnerpark Berlin
2017 "Les jours des éphémères" (festival of ephemeral art), Solothurn/CH.
2016 "Lebensspuren" (life traces) E-Werk Freiburg/D, curated by YZMO
2016 "Passage" - Fabrik Culture Hégenheim/F, curated by Schmutz and Imam,
2015 "Die Welt retten/ ex voto, M54 Basel
2013 (HAWK II) Harold Porter Botanical Gardens, Western Cape, SA
2013 "Stadträume event#03" - serial project in Basel of
2012 Open Guest Studio at Werkraum Warteck Basel
2012 (HAWK I) Harold Porter Botanical Gardens, Betty's Bay, SA
2011 "Gallery of Continents - 100 days of art", Frauenmuseum Bonn
2010 "Balmoral Blend", Arp Museum Rolandseck, curated by Rainer Hoffmann, GER
2009 Art Award collaboration with Brendhan Dickerson for IDASA, Institute for Democracy in Southern Africa, Cape Town venue.
2007 Wax Boat Floating at X-Cape Biennale Cape Town
2006 Wax Boat Floating at Blickachse, public parks Schloss Herrnshausen
2005 "Berliner Kunstsalon" with Artcult Jena, GER
2004 "Time and Again" Solo show of drawings at AVA Gallery Cape Town
2003 Signage project and photography at Balbriggan Arts Festival, IRL
2003 Community art project "Know Racism", North County Dublin
2002 "Natur Forschen" at 3e étage Grenchen, curated by Anna Bürkli, CH
2002 Liste Art Fair Basel
2001/02 Solo "Wax Sculpture Project" at Sculpture Hall, Museum of Antiquities Basel
2001 Installation at Culture Centre Nairs, Scuol, CH
2001 Public Art Award Project at "SUN21" Basel.
2000 Regionale Basel
2000 "Good Start Bad Ems", Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, GER
2000 Installation in one of 30 containers around Solothurn
1999 Drawings at Stadtkino - Foyer, Kunsthalle Basel
1998 Public Art Award project at "SUN21" Basel
1998 Drawings at Elisabeth Kaufmann Gallery Basel
1997 Community art project - Installations in the old baths Herten, GER.
1996/97"Nachts, wenn Essen schläft" -Solo Installation at Kunsthaus Essen, GER.
1996 Open Studios, Christoph Merian Foundation, Basel
1995 "Marstallation" - Installations at stable buildings, Museum Meiningen
1994 "Tanzsaal" Solo Installation in the old guesthouse Mehmels, GER
1993 "The Three Graces", Hanauer Landstrasse 141, Frankfurt/M
1992 "Herxheim am Berg" solo site specific Installation at Haus Brost, Herxheim am Berg, GER
1992 Zimolong -merit exhibition, Municipal Gallery Gladbeck, GER
1990 "Three Positions of Irone Oxides", part of Kunstachse Bochum, GER


2009 Art competition award (with Brendhan Dickerson) for mobile sculpture at IDASA (Institute for Democracy in Southern Africa) in Cape Town, by VANSA (Visual Arts Network South Africa).
2001 + 1998 Art competition award at International Congress for Sustainable Energy SUN21


2012 Guest Studio at Werkraum Warteck, Basel
2001 Residency at Culture Centre Nairs, Foundation Binz39
2000 Residency at Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems.
1999 Residency Lucas Cranach Foundation, Lutherstadt Wittenberg.
1998 iaab - international artist exchange, Christoph Merian Foundation, Basel
1996 iaab residency exchange program in Liestal, CH

Works in public collections:

Ruhr-University Bochum, Landesmuseum Mainz (Foundation Rheinland Pfalz),
Lucas Cranach Foundation Wittenberg, Christoph Merian Foundation Basel,
Institute for Democracy in Southern Africa (IDASA)

Several catalogues of group exhibitions, one solo catalogue "Wachsskulpturenprojekt"(Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, 2000). Solo Documentation "Raumarbeiten 1992-1994-1996". "Die Kunst ist eine Künstlerin - Basler Künstlerinnen der Gegenwart" (Maria Becker, Reinhardt Verlag 2021).
DUDEN Sachkartei "Kleine Forscher 1/2" - Musik/Kunst - ISBN 978-3-8355-8305-4 (2010)

Member of SGBK - female artist association of Switzerland.