Erik Swars

Painting
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Biography
  • 1988 born in Zwenkau near Leipzig (Germany)
    2005-06 Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig with Jochen Plogsties
    2010-11 Leipzig School of Design with Christian Weihrauch
    2011-16 Studies of Painting at Burg Giebichenstein University of Arts and Design Halle/Saale with Prof. Christine Triebsch
    2013-14 Geidai Tokyo National University of Fine Arts, Tokyo
    2015 JASSO scholarship at Geidai Tokyo National University of Fine Arts, Tokyo
    2016 Diploma
    lives and works in Leipzig

Solo shows

  • 2017 Suji, Ken Nakahashi, Tokyo
    2016 Diploma, Spinnerei Archiv Massiv, Leipzig
    2015 Ich, MATCHBACO_gallery, Tokyo
    2014 Erik Swars - solo, B2, Halle/Saale
    Adyton, MATCHBACO_gallery, Tokyo
    2013 Who is your favorite painter?, JIKKA Gallery, Tokyo
    2012 Galerie OBA, Halle/Saale

Group shows

  • 2017 +/-, Bikini Berlin
  • Christian Herzig / Tobias Jacob / Erik Swars, Galerie Kleindienst, Leipzig
  • Star Tale, Ken Nakahashi, Tokyo
  • Parcours. Diplome der Kunst, Burg Galerie im Volkspark, Halle (Saale)
  • Artists of the Gallery, Galerie Kleidienst, Leipzig
  • 2016 MATCHBACO_gallery, Tokyo
    2015 Spektral, Leipzig
    Westpol Airspace, Leipzig
  • Necessarius, MATCHBACO_gallery, Tokyo
    Neuwerk, Halle/Saale
    Spinnerei Werkschauhalle, Leipzig
    Patent Pending, Ostapotheke, Leipzig
    2014 Westwerk, Leipzig
    Galerie Potemka, Leipzig
    2013 Trans Arts, Tokyo
    Am Hawerkamp, Münster
    2012 Galerie Mücheln
    Salus, Magdeburg
    2011 1. Connewitzer Artfestival, Leipzig
    2010 Feinkost, Leipzig

Grants

  • 2015 JASSO scholarship at Geidai Tokyo National University of Fine Arts, Tokyo