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Updated: 2021-07-07 17:53:40



Sheila Barcik

Instagram: sheilabarcik


1960*               Buffalo, New York

1987                 Master of Fine Arts

                         State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

1984                 Bachelor of Fine Arts

                         State University of New York College at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

1984                 Bachelor of Science in Design

                         State University of New York College at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York



2019                 Recent Paintings, Hotel Henry, Corridors Gallery, Buffalo, New York (S)

2019                 Hallwalls 45th Annual Members Exhibition, Buffalo, New York (G)

2019                 From the Core, Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-main Center, Buffalo, New York (S)

2019                 Anonymous Drawings Archive, Kunsthaus Kannen, Munster, Germany (G)

2018                 oqbo paperfile, Art Fair - Positions Berlin 2018, Berlin Germany (G) 

2018                 Gary Sczerbaniewicz / Sheila Barcik, Anna Kaplan Contemporary, Buffalo, New York (Two Person)

2018                 Hallwalls 44th Annual Members Exhibition, Buffalo, New York (G)

2017                 oqbo paperfile, Art Fair – Positions Berlin 2017, Berlin, Germany (G)

2017                 The Real Estate Show Extended/Berlin, c/o Kunstpunkt, Berlin, Germany (G)

2017                 House of Tweets, Landesvertretung Saarland, Berlin, Germany (G)

2016                 Anonymous Drawings 2015/16, Stadt-Industriemuseum, Rüsselheim, Germany (G)

2015                 „You knee them in the chin...“, Spor Klübü, Berlin, Germany (G)

2015                 Die Lichtenberg Norm, Zwitshermaschine, Berlin, Germany (G)

2015                 oqbo paperfile, Positions Kunstmesse, Arena Halle, Berlin, Germany (G)

2015                 Anonymous Drawings 2015, Kunstverein Tiergarten/Galerie Nord, Berlin, Germany,

                         Galerie artQ13, Rome, Italy, Galerie Geyso 20, Braunschweig, Germany  (G)

2014                 IWF – Mördertreff, Spor Klübü, Berlin, Germany(G)

2014                 A Line is a Line is a Line is a Line, Galerie Pankow, Berlin, Germany (G)

2014                 Dear Artist, draw for me!, Semjon Contemporary, Berlin, Germany (G)

2014                 Anonymous Drawings 2014, based in Berlin, Pavillon am Milchhof, Berlin, Germany (G)

2013                 Remix, Spor Klübü, Berlin, Germany (G)

2013                 Dandelion Gray, Kunstverein Tiergarten / Galerie Nord, Berlin, Germany (S)

2013                 Anonymous Drawings 2013, Kunstverein Tiergarten Galerie Nord, Berlin, Germany

                         Delikatessenhaus, Leipzig, Germany, TAC Centre, Eindhoven, Netherlands (G)

2013                 Objects Of My Affection, Galerie M + R Fricke, Berlin, Germany (G)

2012                 oqbo/paperfile, Preview, Berlin, Germany (G)

2012                 oqbo/paperfile on tour, Kunstraum Tosterglope, Tosterglope, Germany (G)

2011                 oqbo/paperfile, Preview, Berlin, Germany (G)

2011                 Leistungsschau, Kunsthalle am Hamburgerplatz, Berlin, Germany (G)

2011                 48 Stunden Neukölln, „Glaube de luxe ?“, St. Christophorus Kirche, Berlin, Germany (G)

2010                 Stranded In The Future, Spor Klübü, Berlin, Germany (G) 

2010                 paperfile on tour #2, oqbo & Neues Problem Berlin, Raum 3, Essen, Germany (G)

2010                 The Product of Exchange, Texas Firehouse, Long Island City, NY und Sudhaus, Berlin (G)

2010                 oqbo/paperfile on tour, Edvard-Munch-Haus, Warnemünde, Germany (G)

2009                 Feedback, Arp Museum, Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany (G)

2009                 Anonymous Drawings N°10, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (G)

2009                 Nelson Mandela Must Be Free, Spor Klübü, Berlin, Germany (G)

2009                 paperfile # 3, Galerie oqbo, Berlin, Germany (G)

2007                 Gezeichnet 2, Galerie Weisser Elefant, Berlin, Germany (G)

2006                 Von der Angst, Kunstverein Tiergarten / Galerie Nord, Berlin, Germany (G)

2006                  Jackpot, Balmoral Stipendiaten, Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, and

                         Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin, Germany (G)

2005                 Sur le tapis, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany (G)

2005                 Columns, Intergalerie, Potsdam, Germany (S)

2005                 Intermezzo, Intergalerie, Potsdam, Germany (G)

2005                 Ankäufe / Acquisitions, Arp Museum, Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany (G)

2004                 NY Collects Buffalo State, Burchfield – Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York (G)

2004                 Monkey See Monkey Do, SPIN Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (G)

2003                 Metamorphosis, Maison de la Culture Cote-des-Neiges, Montréal, Québec, Canada (G)

2003                 Offenes Labor, Produzentengalerie Südwestdeutschland, Edesheim, Germany (G)

2003                 The State of the Upper Floor: Panorama, Kunstverein München, Germany (G)

2003                 Balmoral - Berlin in Kaiserslautern, Fruchthalle, Kulturamt, Kaiserslautern, Germany (G)

2003                 Balmoral in Berlin, Landesvertretung Rheinland-Pfalz, Berlin, Germany (G)

2001                 Galerie Weisser Elefant, Berlin, Germany (S)

2001                 Stipendiaten aus Schloss Wiepersdorf, Kunsthalle Vierseithof, Luckenwalde, Germany (G)

2001                 Waschhaus, Potsdam, Germany (S)

2001                 Belle Moral, von weltbekannt e.v., Hauptbahnhof, Hamburg, Germany (G)

2000                 Good Start Bad Ems, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany (G)

2000                 Ausstellungsraum Klingental, (mit G. Morin), Basel, Switzerland (S)

2000                 Schützenhilfe, Schützen-Hof / Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany (G)

1999                 Selection, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz, Switzerland (G)

1998                 Weihnachtsausstellung, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, Switzerland (G)

1998/1999        Ausstellung des Kunstkredits, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz, Switzerland (G)

1995                 Works on Paper, Galerie Tony Wüthrich, Basel, Switzerland (G)

1995                 Das Labyrinth Galerie, Basel, Switzerland (S)

1994                 Tumb Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland (S)

1994                 Kleines Helmhaus, Helmhaus, Zürich, Switzerland (G)

1994                 + / - Galerie, Basel, Switzerland (S)

1993                 Format Galerie, Basel, Switzerland (S)

1992/93/95/97  Ausstellung des Kunstkredits Basel-Stadt, Messe, Basel, Switzerland (G)

1992/93/95       Jahresausstellung, Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland (G)

1992                 Galerie Chrämerhuus, Langenthal, Switzerland (S)

1992                 5 Jahre Galerie Margine, Zurich, Switzerland (G)

1991                 Galerie Susanne Kulli, Bern, Switzerland (S)

1991                 Galerie Margine, Zurich, Switzerland (S)

1990/91/93/94  Accrochage, Galerie Margine, Zurich, Switzerland (G)

1990                 Burchfield – Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York (S)

1990                 Artists Gallery, Buffalo, New York (S)

1990                 Artisti Svizzeri a Roma, Castello Aldobrandesco, Archidosso, Italy (G)

1990                 Krasnapolsky, Copenhagen, Denmark (S)

1990                 Gallery Moldaus, Em-Bar-Go, Stockholm, Sweden (S)

1990                 A Selection of Selections, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY (G)

1989                 New Visions Gallery, Ithaca, New York (S)

1988                 Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, New York (S)

1987                 J.C. Mazur Gallery, Buffalo, New York (S)

1987                 Sidney B. Pfeifer Theater Gallery, Buffalo, New York (S)

1987                 Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, New York (G)

1987                 Alternatives ‚87’, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio (G)

1986                 The Center for Tomorrow, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo, Amherst, New York (S)

1986                 Fred Jones Center, State University of Oklahoma at Norman, Oklahoma (G)

                         1985/86 Bethune Gallery, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York (G)

1984                 Gallery 229, S.U.C.B. at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York (S)

1984                 40th W.N.Y. Exhibition, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York (G)

1983/86            CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York (G)


(S) = Solo Exhibition  (G) = Group Exhibition


Grants / Residencies


2017                 Residency, The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, Taos, New Mexico

2013                 Residency, The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, Taos, New Mexico

2005                 Project Grant and Residency, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany

2001                 Grant, Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn, Germany

2001                 Grant and Residency, Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf, Stiftung Kulturfonds, Wiepersdorf, Germany

2000                 Grant and Residency, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany

1989                 New York Foundation for the Arts, Fellowship

1986-1987        Graduate Teaching Assistantship, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York




                       The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, Taos, New Mexico

                       Arp Museum, Stiftung Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany

                       Kunstsammlung des Landes Rheinland, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

                       Kunstkredit Basel-Stadt, Basel, Switzerland

                       Private Collections in Europe and USA




2014     “Eine Linie ist eine Linie ist eine Linie ist eine Linie”, Aktuelle Positionen zur Zeichnung, Galerie Pankow, Berlin,

              Bezirksamt Pankow von Berlin, Germany, 2014, S. 16 & 17

2014     “Lieber Künstler, zeichne mir!” Part 2, H.N. Semjon, Semjon Contemporary Galerie, Berlin, Germany, 2014, S. 37 & 142

2013     „Einblick (485)“, TAZ.Plan Berlin, Germany,  32. Woche, 8.08.-14.08.2013, S. 15

2011     „Fonds zur guten Aussicht“, Kunstfonds 1980 – 2010, Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg GmbH, Germany, S. 309

2009     “Kunst – Geschichten – Die Sammlung des Arp Museums, Bahnhof Rolandseck 1987 – 2009, Remagen, Germany,

              Richter Verlag S. 48, 49 und 196

2007     “Kunsthalle Vierseithof 1997 bis 2007”,Herausgeber: Freunde und Förderer der Kunsthalle Vierseithof in Luckenwalde

              e.V., Luckenwalde, Germany, S. 83 und 84

2005     ”Sheila Barcik – Eine Reise ins Innere”, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Jahrbuch 2005 / 2006, S. 54 – 57, Bad Ems,

              Germany, Herausgeberin: Danièle Perrier

2005     “Sheila Barcik”, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral aus dem Jahrbuch 2005 / 2006, Bd. 10, Bad Ems, Germany,

              Herausgeberin: Danièle Perrier

2005     “Barcik sieht Welt jetzt im Großformat”, Rhein-Lahn Zeitung, Koblenz, Germany, 16. September 2005

2005     “Wandfüllendes Tableau”, Märkische Allgemeine, Brandenburg, Germany, 22. / 23. Oktober 2005

2005     “Innere Bilder, Selbstporträits der Befindlichkeit”, Potsdamer Neuste Nachrichten, Potsdam, Germany, 20. Oktober 2005

2005     “Arp und Erben – Malender Affe, Dachlatten und rätzelhafte Zeichnungen”, Blick Aktuell – Remagen, Germany,  

              Nr. 15 / 2005

2004     “Kunst für den Bahnhof Rolandseck”, Vernissage Zeitschrift Nr. 21 / 04, Heidelberg, Germany, S. 50 und 53.

2001     “Weiterüben””, TAZ Berlin, Germany, 4. Dezember 2001

2001     “Galerie Weisser Elefant, Sheila Barcik / Zeichnungen” Kulturamt Mitte Programmheft, Nr. 11 und 12, 2001, Berlin,


2001     “Sheila Barcik /  Zeichnungen, Waschhaus Programmheft, Potsdam, Germany, Juli / August 2001

2001     “Ordentliches Chaos. Chaotische Ordnung”, Potsdamer Neuste Nachrichten, Potsdam, Germany, 31. Juli 2001

2001     “Endlos Wundersame Bildabfolgen” Märkische Allgemeine, Brandenburg, Germany, 12. Juli 2001

2001     “Nur ein Kleines Stück vor dem Absturz”, Potsdamer Neuste Nachrichten, Potsdam, Germany, 11. Juli 2001

2000     “Sheila Barcik – Zeichnungen / Drawings 2000”, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Aus dem Jahrbuch 2000,

              Bad Ems, Germany, Herausgeber: Klaus Gallwitz

2000     “Absurdität in zugespitzten Zeichnungen”, Rhein-Lahn Zeitung, Koblenz, Germany, 7. Nov. 2000

2000     “Menschen und Menschengestalten”, Baseler Zeitung / Dreiland Zeiting, Basel, Switzerland, 21. Sept. 2000

2000     “Geneviève Morin / Sheila Barcik”, Ausstellungsraum Klingental Programm Zeitung, Oktober, 2000, Basel, Switzerland

1995     “Gegenwarts Figuren”, Basler Zeitung / Dreiland Zeitung, Basel, Switzerland, 22. Juni 1995

1995     “Tony Wüthrich: Arbeiten auf Papier”, Baseler Zeitung, Basel, Switzerland, 17. Juni 1995

1995     “Galerie Labyrinth”, Basellandschafliche Zeitung, Liestal, Switzerland, 3. Juni 1995

1992     “Sheila Barcik”, Kulturzentrum Chrämerhuus Programm, Nr. 125, Langenthal, Switzerland, März/April/Mai 1992

1992     “Sheila Barcik’s Rote Bilder Reissen Wunden”, Berner Zeitung, Bern, Switzerland, 11. April 1992

1992     “Liebe, Emotionen und Freie Interpretation”, Langenthal Zeitung, Langenthal, Switzerland, 3. April 1992

1991     “Von Instinkten und Trieben”, Der Bund, Bern, Switzerland, 19. Juni 1991

1990     “Barcik Uses a Frenzied Paint as Ether of a Seething Universe”, The Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY, October 16, 1990

1990     “Sheila Barcik: Continuous Drawing”, Burchfield Art Center Newsletter, Buffalo, NY, Winter, 1990-91

1986     “At the Center for Tomorrow”, CEPA Quarterly, Buffalo, NY, Fall 1986

1986     “A means of Discovery”, Reporter, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, October 16, 1986