1976born in Frankfurt am Main
1999Study of fine arts. Teachers: Timm Ulrichs and Katharina Fritsch
2005Appointed master student by Katharina Fritsch
2007Diploma from the Münster Art Academy
2008Master student year at the Münster Art Academy

The artist lives and works in Berlin and Paris.


2023Kunsthalle Emden, Germany, “kunst⋅stoff – Textiles in art” (C)
National Museum/Vier-Kuppel-Pavillon, Wrocław, Poland, “Szaleństwo Rokoka!” (C)
Kunsthalle Emden, Germany, Here I am! Female artist self-portraits (C)
Kunstverein Buchholz Nordheide, Germany, “Recurring self-similarity” (solo, AB)
Galeria Kombëtare (National Gallery), Pristina, Kosovo, “14. Biennal / Prize Muslim Mulliqi”
2022Museum Starnberger See, Starnberg, Germany, “Echo” (solo, I, AB)
Rathenau Halls, Berlin, Germany, “Blind Vision”
Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany, “Die Große” (C)
Kunsthaus, Wiesbaden, Germany, “The Tide is High” (I)
Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France, “Yvonne Roeb – Open Studio #1412” (I)
Tuileries Tunnels, Paris, France, Aktion
Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France, “Weave”
Marsano, Berlin, Germany, “Art & Nature” (I)
Marta Herford, Germany, “Marta Maps – New routes through the collection”
Trafostacja Sztuki, Stettin, Poland, “You could be heading away from the endless middle and towards the bottom of the top” (AB)
2021Kunsthalle Emden, Germany, “wild/schön, Animals in art” (I, C, AB, RI)
Literaturhaus, Berlin,“Festival of collaborations” with Alexander Kluge & Friends, “Der Elefant im Dunkeln” (I, F, RI)
Marsano, Berlin, Germany, “#5 – Yvonne Roeb – Collages” (I)
Kunstverein Neukölln, Berlin, Germany, “Pink Panik” (I)
2019Museo Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània, Valencia, Spain, “Zoextropía. Lo bello posthumano” (I, C)
Esterházy Castle, Eisenstadt, Austria, Laboratory – Bestiary – Chamber of curiosities (RI)
Neue Galerie Haus Beda, Bitburg, “Gips, Bronze, Kunst” (C)
Galerie Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin, Germany, “Beautiful Desasters”
Galerie Hartwich, Rügen, Germany, “Spa & Beauty”
NWR-Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany, “Edition 12¯21 (C)
Heitsch Gallery, München, Germany, “Edition 12¯21 (C)
Diocesan Museum, Bamberg, Germany, “The spark of God” (C)
2018Kallmann Museum, Ismaning, Germany, “Kallmann-Prize 2018 / Nocturnal Eden” (solo, C)
Spandau Citadel, Armory, Berlin, Germany, “Collectors & Hunters”
Marta, Herford, “Explosive dreams – The art of the world exhibition” (I, C, RI)
Kleindienst Gallery, Leipzig, Germany, “Bataillon d‘Amour” (I)
Gold Gallery, Berlin, Germany “Multisone Society”
Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Germany, It takes time. It’s risky. It may stay forever. (I, C)
Forum Alte Post, Pirmasens, Germany, It takes time. It’s risky. It may stay forever. (I, C)
Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin, Germany “An encyclopedia of the delicate” (C)
2017Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Germany,“The Desire called Utopia and other Science Fiction’s” (I)
Balmoral Castle, Bad Ems, Germnay, “Made in Balmoral”
Me Collectors Room/Olbricht Fondation, Berlin, Germany, “Edition 12¯21 (C)
Villa Arson (Galerie Carré), Nice, France, “Point Quarz – Flower of Kent”
Hetjens Museum, Düsseldorf, Germany, “Bestiarium” (solo, I)
2016Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany, “Edition 12¯21 (C)
Rupert Pfab Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany, “Multiversum” (solo)
Schering Fondation, Berlin und Berlin ART WEEK, Germany, “Im Über All” (solo, I, F, RI)
2015Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany “Divine Beast” (solo, C) from the exhibition series “Sculpture 21st”
Kunstraum LLC Brooklyn, New York, “7 women 7 sins”
Chamber of Wonders in the Castle Museum, Weimar, Germany, “An encyclopedia of the delicate” (C)
Papyrus in the Aufbau-Haus at Moritzplatz, Berlin, Germany „Das ornithologische Wundertütenkabinett“
2014Flex, Berlin, Germany,“Dialogue One: Pipilotti Rist & Yvonne Roeb” (solo)
Kunsthalle Talstrasse, Halle, Germany The myth of animals – animals in the visual arts (C)
Goethe Institute, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, “Alt – Zero – Neu”
Kiosko Gallery, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, “Open Day Yvonne Roeb”
Wilma Tolksdorf Gallery, Cologne, “Art Cologne”
2013Brandenburg State Museum Archaeological, Germany, “Before Present” in the context of “Culture in convent” in the Pauli Kloster (solo, F)
Museumsinsel Hombroich, Neuss, Germany, “Das ornithologische Wundertütenkabinett”
Solitude Castle, Stuttgart, Germany, “Das ornithologische Wundertütenkabinett”
2012Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin, Germany, “Konstellations”
Wilma Tolksdorf Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany, “New Works” (solo)
Note On, Berlin, Germany “Landschaften | Landscapes” from the exhibition series “End of the world news, #8
Minken & Palme, Berlin, Germany, “Cliffhanger”
Salon Babette, Berlin, Germany (C)
2011Dershowitz Center, Brooklyn, New York, “Terror: Artists respond”
Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin, Germany, “The Great Pavillon Show”
2010Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany, “Madonna Psycho Slut”
Kunstverein Neukölln (Kunstraum t27), Germany, “Tierstück”
Städtische Galerie, Iserlohn, Germany “Märkisches Stipendium für Bildende Kunst im Bereich Plastik”
Wilma Tolksdorf Gallery, Berlin, Germany, “Alle Zeit wach” (solo)
2009Eastern Expansion, Bridgeport/Chinatown, Chicago, USA, “Version09›Immodest Proposals”, in context of “8th Version Festival / Dark Matters”, in cooperation with Weisser Salon
Raum für Kunst und Musik, Köln, Germany, “NOISE” (E), in cooperation with Weisser Salon
2008Kölnischer Kunstverein, Germany, „The condition of the performance“
Wilma Tolksdorf Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany, “Sub Rosa” (solo)
2007Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany “Art students exhibit” (C)
University of Fine Arts Münster und Erdgas Münster, Germany, “Product-Art 4” (C)
Schwarzenberg Castle, Germany, “Second art prize art-figura” (C)
Project space Spor Klübü, Berlin, Germany “Angels’ Share”, Yvonne Roeb and Eno Henze
Wilma Tolksdorf Gallery, Berlin, Germany “Honigdieb” (solo)
2006Kunstverein Mönchengladbach, Germany, “Windmill from the southern part of the afterlife” (C)
Kunsthalle, Münster, Germany
2005Wewerka Pavillon, Münster, Germany, “Nachtbedeckt” (solo, C, RI)
Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany, “Radio Rauschen”
2004Museum Marta, Herford, Germany, “Leere X Vision – Coming People” (C)
Artefakt Gallery, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, „The artists are present“
City Museum Bergkamen, Germany, “The artists are present”
Revolver Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany “Wolkenkuckucksheim” (solo)
2003Ecole supérieure des Beaux-Arts (ESBA), Geneve, Switzerland, “Position A”
Haus Aden, Dortmund, Germany
2002Ökologiestation, Bergkamen, Germany, “Umpflügen” (C)
Domagkatelier, München, Germany “Sculpture garden Habi(tat)”, for the 9. Domagkatelier Opening
Zeche Radbod, Hamm, Germany (C)
Theatre Duisburg, Germany “Aktion 18”, with Christoph Schlingensief
Autoren Galerie 1, München, Germany
2001cuba-cultur, Münster, Germany, “Yvonne Roeb, Modulare Wiese / Bernd Hinzelmann, Bilder”, from the exhibition series “Innen–Außen” (solo, F)
Inner habour, Duisburg, Germany “Duisburg Accents”

solo = solo exhibition, E = invitation card, F = film, K = catalogue, AB = artist book, RI = installation


2021Artist in Residence, Cité Internationale des Arts Paris, Hessische Kulturstiftung
2020Work grant, Neustart Kultur, Kunstfonds Fondation
Special scholarship from the State of Berlin
2018First Kallmann prize winner, Kallmann Museum, Ismaning
2017Artist in Residence, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems
2014Artist in Residence, Kiosko, Bolivien
2011Work grant, Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn
2008First Schwert-profile-steelart-Award, Schwerte
2007Artist in Residence, Villa Arson, Nice, France
Product-Art 4, Münster
2006Award for artist support, Vereins der Freunde und Förderer, Münster
2003Artist in Residence, Ecole supérieure des Beaux-Arts (ESBA), Geneve, Switzerland
2002Tim-und-Struppi-Preis, Class of Timm Ulrichs, Münster
Tim-und-Struppi-Certificate from TIMM ULRICHS

Studio visits

2013Professor Martin Schwenk with the sculpture-class, Art University Mainz in the Berlin atelier.
2016Art Week Berlin, Studio Visit
Arte Metropolis, interview and studion visit at Yvonne Roeb
Author/director: Tim Lienhard, camera: Henry Grasse, cut: Frédéric Sapart – Film
2022Professor Martin Schwenk with the sculpture-class, Art University Mainz imin the Paris atelier.
TierART, 3sat, interview und studio visit at Yvonne Roeb
productiin/director: Heiko Lang, artistic advice: Sabine Schütze
camera: Johannes Funk, sound: Holger Vogel

Artist’s books& portfolios

Yvonne Roeb, “Artifiziarium IV”, Buchholz/Nordheide [Kunstverein], 2023.— 495 copies (deluxe edition 5 copies) — Artist’s book published for the solo exhibition “Wiederkehrende Selbstähnlichkeit” — ISBN 978-3-949531-05-7

Yvonne Roeb, “Artifiziarium III”, Starnberg [Museum Starnberger See] 2022. — 495 copies (deluxe edition 5 copies) — Artist’s book published for the solo exhibition “Echo” — ISBN 978-3-942915-21-2

Yvonne Roeb, “Artifiziarium II”, Stettin [Trafostacja Sztuki] 2022. — 995 copies (deluxe edition 5 copies) — ISBN 978-83-961521-3-8

Yvonne Roeb, “Artifiziarium I”, Emden [Kunsthalle Emden] 2020. — 950 copies (deluxe edition 50 copies) — Artist’s book published for the installation “Artifiziarium” in the exhibition “Wild schön, Tiere in der Kunst” — ISBN 978-3-935414-53-1

Yvonne Roeb et. al., „Go Go Gadget“ in the edition box “Edition 12¯21”, Berlin [me Collectorsroom] 2017 — 50 copies — with 20 additional original graphics from Katharina Grosse, Stephan Kaluza, Karin Kneffel, Mischa Kuball, Katharina Sieverding u.a. — Homepage

Edition box 12¯21

Yvonne Roeb et. al., BIRDCAGE in the box “Das ornithologische Wundertütenkabinett”, [Die Philosophischen Bauern] 2013 — 222 copies — with 59 further original Risographics


Lisa Felicias Mattheis für die Kunsthalle Emden (Hrsg.): Wild schön, Tiere in der Kunst. Emden, 2021. ISBN 978-3-935414-52-4

Marie Kolkenbrock: Der Tanz der Stachelschweine. Ethische und politische Überlegungen zu Nähe und Distanz. — in: Kunst und Kirche, #4/2020. illustrated collages from Yvonne Roeb, p. 4 ff.

Maria Morata u.a., Centre del Carme (Hrsg.): Zoextropia. Lo Bello Posthumano. Valencia, 2019. ISBN 978-84-482-6375-1

Dr. Hans Simon Stiftung (Hrsg.): Gips Bronze Kunst. Wunderhorn Verlag, Heidelberg, 2019. ISBN 978-3-884236-10-9

Holger Kempkens, Alexander Ochs (Hrsg.): Der Funke Gottes. Kerber Verlag, Bielefeld, 2019. ISBN 978-3-7356-0631-0

Rasmus Kleine (Hrsg.): Nocturnal Eden, Kallmann Museum, Yvonne Roeb Kallmann-Preisträgerin 2018 . Ismanig, 2018. Monograph

Friederike Fast (Hrsg.): Brisante Träume / Volatile Dreams, Die Kunst der Weltausstellung. Marta Herford und Kunstmuseum Ahlen, 2018

Oliver Kornhoff (Hrsg.): Es dauert. Es ist riskant. Es bleibt womöglich für immer. Stipendiatinnen und Stipendiaten des Künstlerhauses Schloss Balmoral und des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz 2017/18. Salon Verlag, Köln, 2017. ISBN 978-3-89770-508-1

Söke Dinkla (Hrsg.), Michael Krajewski: Divine Beast: Monografie. Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln, 2015. ISBN 978-3-86335-852-5

Brigitte Dorst (Hrsg.): Wissen und Weisheit – interdisziplinär. Walter Verlag, Mannheim, 2010, ISBN 978-3-530-50610-5. Illustrated „Arché – Die Denkerin“ von Yvonne Roeb, p. 124.

Matthias Winzen (Vorw.): Windmühle aus dem südlichen Teil des Jenseits. Schriftenreihe der Kunstakademie Münster, 2007. ISBN 978-3-928682-58-9

–: Kunststudentinnen und Kunststudenten stellen aus. exhibition catalgue for the 18. Bundeswettbewerb des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung. Bonn 2007

Hans Wilhelm Sotrop, Kartin Stempel: So isses! Kunststudentinnen und Kunststudenten stellen in der Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn aus. — in: Kulturpolitik. Vierteljahreszeitschrift für Kunst und Kultur. Bonn. magazine no. 1/2007

Ferdinand Ullrich (Hrsg.): Wewerka Pavillon 2004/2005. Ausstellungsreihe der Kunstakademie Münster, 2005.

Timm Ulrichs, Ferdinand Ullrich (Hrsg.): Wer war das!. Ein Bestimmungsbuch der Klasse Timm Ulrichs an der Kunstakademie Münster 1972 bis 2005. Kunsthalle Recklinghausen und Kunstverein Ingolstadt, 2005. ISBN 978-3-929040-89-0

Projects, symposiums, jury work

2008Symposium: „Die Bedingung der Aufführung“, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Presentation on „Die Gleichzeitigkeit: Sichtbares und Unsichtbares“ von Yvonne Roeb on invitation of the Kunststiftung NRW
2013artists talk with Dr. Rainer Kossian (Head of Department at the State Archaeological Museum, Brandenburg) for the solo exhibition „Before Present“ im Archäologische Landesmuseum, Brandenburg
2013 –  2015Management of the FLEX exhibition room with two others
artists (Valeria Sanguini, Hannah Hallermann) and a journalist (Isabel Parkes).

Established positions and emerging artists, each with a work, were compared in dialogue. Invited visual artists were:

Dialogue 1 » Pipilotti Rist & Yvonne Roeb
Dialogue 2 » Marcella Armas & Jorinde Voigt
Dialogue 3 » Pauline M‘Barek & Martin Boyce
Dialogue 4 » Isa Genzken & Kasia Fudakowski
Dialogue 5 » Mathilde ter Heijne & Kathrin Köster

Accompanying activities during the exhibitions:
Concert from Charlotte Bonjour, Romain Löser and Alex Neuschaefer (= „Esel durch Wiederholung“), Berlin
Reading by Ron Winkler (poet), „Die Anschauung to go“
Panel discussion on the topic „Replika und Original“ with Prof. Dr. Lorenz Winkler-Horaček (Head of the State Gypsum Collection, Berlin) and Yvonne Roeb

The FLEX exhibition space was spatially supported by the Erika Hoffmann Collection on Sophienstraße 21, Berlin
05.2014Panel discussion with Nadja Verena Marcin (artist, NY/Berlin), Valentina Bacherer (artist, Bolivien) and Yvonne Roeb on the topic: „Feminismus in der Zeitgenössischen Kunst“, Goethe Center Santa Cruz, Bolivien
10.2016Presentation from Anselm Franke (curator and director Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin): „Über Morphologie: Animalismus und Animismus“ with panel discussion with Yvonne Roeb and Anselm Franke at the Schering Stiftung, Berlin
04.2017Lehmbruck Museum: Künstler erklären Künstler
„Gleicher Blick/Anderer Winkel: Zwei Sichtweisen in einem Raum“
Guided tour by Yvonne Roeb in the Jana-Sterbak-exhibition Ausstellung „Life Size. Lebensgröße“

The focus is on: What new perspectives emerge when one sculptor looks at the work of another?
04.2017Artists talk at the Hetjens Museum, Düsseldorf, on the exhibition „Bestiarium“, Yvonne Roeb in conversation with Dr. Daniela Antonin (director Hetjens Museum, Düsseldorf) and Miriam Schaum (project manager Hetjens Museum, Düsseldorf)
04.2019Collectors and Hunters, Zitadelle Spandau, Zeughaus, Berlin,
panel discussion „Neu gedacht: Das museale Archiv“ with Olaf Bastigkeit (artist), Dr. Ralf Hartmann (Zitadelle Spandau), Christian Henkel (artist) and Yvonne Roeb
03.2018Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin, „Eine Enzyklopädie des Zarten”
panel discussion: „Atem, ohne Sorge, Schaum und Schatten –
Die Melancholie des Schwebens“ with Anne Brannys (author), Yvonne Roeb, Edith Kollath (artist) and Dimitris Soudias (author)
06.2019Artists talk with curator Maria Morata at Museo Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània, Valencia, Spanien on the topic „The Posthuman Beauty“
05.2020Jury member Kallmann Prize 2020
with Rasmus Kleine (museum director, Kallmann Museum), Karsten Löckemann, (chief curator Götz Collection, Munich), Roland Wenninger (curator Villa Stuck, Munich), Michael Sedlmair (Chairman Kallmann Stiftung), Yvonne Roeb and Cana Bilir-Meier (artist)
10.2021Literaturhaus Berlin, Festival der Kooperationen mit Alexander Kluge & Friends, artist talk and guided tour of the exhibition „Der Elefant im Dunkeln“ with Asmus Trautsch (philosopher)