(b. 1968, Stuttgart, Germany)
Kristina Küster-Witt received her
masters at the Academy of Visual Arts in Karlsruhe, Germany in 1995, where she studied under
the tutelage of artist Peter Ackermann (Meisterschüler in 1995). In 1992 she received an E.U. scholarship
at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in The Hague, Netherlands. There she was also awarded 3 consecutive
fellowship grants from Foundation STROOM -
Hague in 1995, `96 and `97. In 1999 she was granted a residency and stipend
(Kavalierhaus) at Lake
Germany. In 2000 Küster-Witt received a
prestigious Art Prize from Sparkasse
In the U.S. she was the recipient of a CT Commission on Culture & Tourism
Artist Fellowship Grant for 2010.
paintings have been exhibited in numerous solo and group shows in museum and
galleries in Germany and the Netherlands. In the U.S. her work has been
included in several notable exhibitions, including the Art of the Northeast at Silvermine Arts Center; First Street Gallery, New York; Attleboro Arts
Museum, MA; Prince Street Gallery, New York; Kehler Liddell Gallery New Haven,
CT; Ceres Gallery, New York; The Northeast Prize Show at the
Cambridge Arts Association, MA; Artspace New Haven, CT; Ridgefield Guild of
Artists, CT; Soho 20 Gallery, New York, The Gallery at Whitney Center, Hamden,
CT; and many more.
She recently moved from the US to Belgium and currently
lives and works near Brussels.