Born in 1963 Günzburg, Germany. Lives and works in London



1996-98 Royal College of Art London, MA Painting
1993-95 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
1991-95 Universität Wuppertal, MA Aesthetics
1983-88 Fachhochschule Aachen, BA Visual Communication
2001 (ongoing) senior lecturer in fine Art at university of Sunderland, UK
1999-2001 lecturer in fine art at university of Sunderland, UK
1998 (ongoing) visiting lecturer at Royal College of Art, London; Wimbledon
College, London / Byam Shaw school, London, University of Newcastle,
Ruskin School Oxford /Glasgow School of Art


Awards and Residencies

2010 Abby Fellowship London, The British School at Rome
2006 Cocheme Fellowship, Central Saint Martins/Byam Shaw School of Art,


2004 Artist links Residency, Shanghai, China
2000 London Arts Board Award
1997-98 DAAD Award for London
1997 John Crane Travel Award for the USA
Exchange Grant (Poland) NRW
1996 Schuler Foundation Grant

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020 Domobaal, London, UK tba
2019 Towner Art Gallery, exterior Wallpainting, Eastbourne, UK
Back To the Future, Overbeck Gsellschaft, Lübeck, DE
If Only, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany
2018 Götzbau (with David Gates), Bradfield, Essex, UK

adhoc Raum, Bochum, Germany
David Risley Gallery, Kopenhagen, DK

2017 Staircase commission, with the support of The Art Fund, Art Happens Leeds City Art Gallery.

Lothar Götz, Market Art Fair 2017, Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden

2016 Threesome Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

Pas De Trois, Domobaal London, UK

Composition for a staircase, site–specific wallpainting for the 10 th anniversaire of Pallant House Gallery’s contemporary wing, Chichester, UK
Lothar Götz/Duncan Grant: The Russell Chantry, The Collection, Lincoln, UK

2015 Concrete Fantasies, York College Gallery, UK

Emotional Abstraction, MEWO-Kunsthalle, Memmingen, Germany
Mirror Image in collaboration with Hole Editions, domobaal, London, UK
Dickens Room at The House of St. Barnabas, in collaboration with Hole
Editions and Coriander Studio, The House of St. Barnabas, London, UK

2014 Project 07, Contemporary Art Society, London, UK
Soho Room, House of St Barnabas, London, UK
Conversations with the Devil, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

2013 DOUBLE-TAKE, MAC, Belfast, IR

RETREAT, Neuer Kunstverein Wuppertal, Germany

Exhibition at Sparkasse Wuppertal, Germany
2012 The Line Of Beauty, Domobaal, London, UK
BLACK, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany
CRASH Stufen zur Kunst, Stiftung Niedersachsen / Kunstverein Hannover /
Don`t Look Now, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Germany
Wait until Dark, Chapter, Cardiff, UK

2011 Mulholland- Drive, Rahncontemporary, Zürich, CH
Don`t Look Now, Galerie der Stadt Remscheid, Germany
Don`t Look Now, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Germany (Catalogue)

2010 La Réve, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum, Germany
2009 driven by Emotion – Olle Baertling’s proposal for TV Tower and
Parliament Building, revisited, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

2008 Mit Fritz im Beton, Rahn Contemporary, Zürich CH
2007 SITEGALERIE, Düsseldorf Germany
2006 All day long, Platform for Art/London Underground, London UK
1952, SITEGALERIE, Düsseldorf, Germany
2005 Schloß Abstrakt, MMKI, Düsseldorf, Germany

Rutting Season, Theatre Royal, Nanling, CND2004 Häuser für Tollmi,
Museum Goch, Goch, Germany

2003 Schloß Schachen, The Economist, London UK Städtisches Museum

Leverkusen/Schloss Morsbroich, Germany

2002 forever young, Chisenhale Gallery, London UK,Gasworks Gallery, London UK
Tea Time, Künstlerverein Malkasten e.V., Aachen, Germany
Interfoodvitrine, Mehrwert e.V., Aachen, Germany
2000 One Day in a Painting’s Life. First Stop, Dilston Grove, London, UK Mappin

Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK.
Wet Paint – Unten wie oben, Kunstverein Recklinghausen, Germany
Changing Rooms – Farbe auf der Wand, Städtisches Museum,Leverkuse
Schloß Morsbroich, Germany

1999 Zum Anschauen, Museum Skola im Forum Rex, Wuppertal, DE

Mota Gallery, London, UK

1998 allied colours, Context Gallery, Derry, UK

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021 COLOURSPACE, Mucciaccia Gallery, Rome, Italy, curated by Catherine

Night Train –eine Reise, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

2019 Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, UK

Porte De Coleure, The Line London, curated by Artwise, London UK
Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London, UK

2018 The Cure 3, Bonhams, London, UK
Fully Awake, Royal College of Art, London.
The Momentum, curated by Patrick Morrissey and Hanz Hancock of
Saturation Point, Angus–Hughes Gallery, London.
Relative Trajectories, curated by Patrick Morrissey and Hanz Hancock of
Saturation Point, Angus–Hughes Gallery, London.
drawing/collage, with Keigo Kamide, Yugo Kohrogi, Lothar Götz, Minako
Nishiyama, Haruko Sasakawa, Yoshimi Arts, Osaka, Japan.
In Line, curated by Saturation Point, Griffin Gallery, London.
Some Islands, curated by Andrew Bick and Clare Goodwin, Coleman
Projects, London

2017 Seurat to Riley, The Art of Perception, curated by Penelope Sexton, Compton Verney, Warwickshire, UK

Enter Stage Left, curated by Chris Clarke and Fiona Kearney at The
Glucksman Gallery, UCC, Cork, Ireland

2016 Drama Queen, with Michael Sailstorfer, Heike Weber, Roland Schappert,
Christian Jendreiko and others, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, DE
Morgen. Tomorrow, Neue Kunst in Alten Gärten e.V., in den Parks von Ober-
u.Untergut, Gehrden-Lenthe, Germany
Mechanical Abstract, Lothar Götz, Jonathan Parsons, DJ Simpson, Neil
Zakiewicz, curated by Neil Zakiewicz, Turps Gallery, London, UK

Colouring the Edge, 3812 Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Setzen, Stellen, Legen, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, DE
Heimatplan, Galerie Grölle pass:projects, Wuppertal, DE
Zeichnungsräume, Kunsthalle Hamburg, DE
In Neuen Räumen, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE
Farfetch, The Bower, Old Street, London, UK

2015 The London Open Triennial 2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Imagining a University: The University of Warwick Art Collection, Warwick, UK
From Centre, curated by Slate Projects and Saturation Point, London, UK

Kaleidoscope, Contemporary Art Society Annual Fundraiser 24.03.15 Old
Billingsgate,London, UK
Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London, Southbank Centre, London,
UK2014 Kunst at McKinsey and Company, Düsseldorf, DE
Abstract Drawing, curated by Richard Deacon, Drawing Room London, UK
Salon der Gegenwart 14 (with Thomas Scheibitz, Kerstin Grimm, Georg Jiri
Dokoupil, Bernard Frize, Frank Maier and others), Große Bleichen,
Hamburg, Germany
Art in the Home #2 York, by invitation from the Contemporary Art Society
Have A Dream, within What Love Is, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Festival of Love,
Southbank Centre, London, UK
Happy Together, The Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall, Festival of Love,
Southbank Centre, London, UK
2013 Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK William Hunt, Lothar Götz, Viktoria

Poster Art, London Transport Museum, London, UK

2012 Chromazone: Colour in Contemporary Architecture, V&A Architecture,

Room 128a, London, UK
Roma III, Abbey Fellows and Scholars resident at the British School at Rome

2008– 11, APT Gallery, Deptford, London, UK

Leap! Contemporary Art Society Gala Benefit, London , UK
Back and Forth, 8 artists from London, B55 Gallery, Hungary
2011 Cross Check, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

actual fact / factual fact. Markus Amm – Lothar Götz -Joachim Grommek,
Märkisches Museum, Witten Germany
Drawing 2011, Drawing Room, London, UK
Cult of the Difficult, Cass Gallery, London, UK
Jerwood Drawing Prize, Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Carmarthen, UK/ DLI Museum
and Durham Art Gallery UK

2010 Der Kern des Ganzen, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany
Re-make/re-model, National Glass Center, Sunderland, UK
Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwoodspace, London, UK
Nice Work, The British School of Rome, Rome, IT
Optical Shift – Illusion und Täuschung, b-05 Kunst- u Kulturzentrum
Montabaur, Montabaur, Germany
MIT FRITZ IM BETON, Rahn Contemporary, Zürich, CH
Murals, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona ES

2009 We’re Moving, 10 years RCA Painting alumni, Royal College of Art, London

privat – Wuppertaler Sammler der Gegenwart, Von der Heydt-Museum,
Wuppertal, Germany
Wildwuchs, Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum Hannover, Germany

Coalesce: Happenstance, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam NL
Art in the Underground, A Foundation Gallery, London UK
2008 Experimental Intro, PETRA RINCK GALERIE Düsseldorf, Germany
1968-Modernistische Architektur im Spiegel aktueller Kunst,
Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Prag Biennale, Prag CZ

2007 Language of Vision, MIMA Middlesbrough, UK

Glow07, Newcastle Gateshead, UK
Snap, Cell Project Space, London UK
Idylle, DA2 Domus Artium, Salamanca, ES

2006 Idylle, Phoenix Hallen/ Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany
2005 Lalaland, Project Gallery, Dublin UK

Colors and Trips, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, Germany

2004 Obstractivist, Hales Gallery, London UK

Alterity Display, Lawrence OHana Gallery, London, UK
2003 The Bold & The Beautiful, RMIT Project Space, Melbourne, AU
Colors and Trips, Jacky Strenz Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2002 Further-Up in the Air,The Independent, Liverpool Biennial,Liverpool, UK

Superfluidity, Makslas Akademija, Riga, IS

2001 Zwemmer Gallery, London, UK


Publications and Monographs

2017 Lothar Götz – Staircases, introduction by Sarah Brown, text by Bazon Brock, bi -lingual, published by domobaal editions in association with Leeds Art Gallery

2016 The Russel Chantry, Lothar Götz/ Duncan Grant, The Collection, Lincoln, UK

Zeichnungsräume, Kunsthalle Hamburg (group)

2015 Monograph published by Ridinghouse, London, with a text by Charles

Darwent, Bi-lingual

2011 Lothar Götz Works – 2011, monograph for solo exhibitions at Galerie der

Stadt Remscheid, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Ostfildern, Hatje Cantz

2004 Lothar Götz: Häuser für Tollmi, monograph, exhibition catalogue, published by Museum Goch, edited by Erik Schönenberg, Kleve, German/English.
2010 Optical Shift, Illusion und Täuschung, exhibition catalogue published by
Kunst und Kulturzentrum, Montabaur, Düsseldorf, Germany


Selected Public Collections


Collection and Usher Museum, Lincoln UK

Mead Gallery, Warwickshire UK
Government Art Collection, UK
Museum Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, Germany
Sammlung Philara Düsseldorf, Germany
Sammlung Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Sammlung der Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf im Museum Kunstpalast,
Düsseldorf, Germany