Diethard Sohn

Visual Artist

2015 Foundation of the label Müller & Sohn
since 2011 joint studio in Stuttgart with Irene Müller
2004 – 2007 Work visit to Indonesia on invitation by a local patron
2003 – 2004 Guest lecturer at the Academy of Design, Art and Media, Stuttgart
1991 – 2004 Guest lecturer at the State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart
since 1984 freelance artist, painting and sculpture
1979 – 1983 Studies at the Merz Academy of Design, Art and Media Stuttgart, graduation
*1961 in Cologne 

Exhibitions and Projects

2019 VII. Ellwanger Kunstausstellung 2019 – Group exhibition, juried.

Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, “könnte aber doch“ (could be) – Group exhibition

“Personal Structures” art exhibition in the context of the 58th Venice Biennale (May 13 – November 24, 2019). 

2018 Exhibition for the first Southwest German Art Award sponsored by the  Kreissparkasse Esslingen-Nürtingen Foundation – Esslingen
Exhibition 41st Art Prize 2018 of the Sparkasse Karlsruhe Cultural Foundation: “The World … getting out of joint?”
EOS, art group exhibition, Sala Mazzone in Vittoria, Sicily

2017 Donaueschinger Regionale, group exhibition. Juried, catalogue /  Müller & Sohn with the project “PATHS – Alps”,
Württembergischer Kunstverein “Stuttgart, Presence, Criticism, Utopia”. Group exhibition, juried / Müller & Sohn with the project “Searching for Traces”; 

2016 Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Müller & Sohn with the project “PATHS – Alps”. Solo exhibition, juried
Galerie Meinlschmidt Fine Art, Summer Art Collection, Balingen, group exhibition.

2015 Donaueschinger Regionale. Group exhibition, juried, catalogue
Annual Exhibition Kunstverein Ludwigsburg

2014 Artist’s Fair at Meersburg New Palace
Art Fair at Schwetzingen Palace

2013 Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, “Das Antlitz” (“The Face”).Group exhibition.
Art Leipzig – Festival of Contemporary Art Leipzig 2013. Group exhibition.
Artist’s Fair Thurn and Taxis Palais in Frankfurt

2011  “December Show”, Gallery Amrei Heyne. Group exhibition.

2010 Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, group exhibition
Galerie Birkhofer, Gottenheim, group exhibition juried
Dillmann Foundation, Stuttgart, group exhibition, Strzelski Gallery

2009 Gallery Kunststoff Wismar, double exhibition.
Leonberger Kunstnacht, group exhibition.
Shanghai Art Fair, group presentation.

2008 “In the barn”. Painting and sculpture by Hans Mendler and Diethard Sohn.

2007 Solo exhibitions Art Museum Krupp, Elkerhausen Castle.
Solo exhibition “Indonesia, documentary painting”, Kunsthaus Schill, Stuttgart.
Gallery Durruti, Stuttgart, group exhibition.

2006 “Out of the Common” Gallery “Galeriehaus 42”, Gerlingen
Solo exhibition at The Peak, Jakarta, Indonesia, in cooperation with the German Embassy

2005 Exhibition at The Peak, Bandung, Indonesia

2004 “Tango”, “Contáme una Historia”, Liederhalle Stuttgart, set design.
“Art Does IT”. Exhibition at CeBIT, organized by the state of Baden-Württemberg and BW-I.
Gallery Durruti, Stuttgart, group exhibition.

2003 Salon Bar Sur, Stuttgart, “Tango”, solo exhibition.
Gallery Durruti, Stuttgart, group exhibition.

1998 Large scale display at the company building of caatoosee AG, 1999 Purchase of the works by the owner.

1997  Piazza, Stuttgart, solo exhibition..

1996 Volksbank Bietigheim, solo exhibition .

1995 Exhibition in Leonberg, purchase of the painting “The Sunday Walk” by the city administration.

Awards

2019 Art Prize of the Karl-Heinz Knoedler Foundation, Ellwangen.

2018 Audience Award 1. Südwestdeutscher Kunstpreis

Public purchases

The Guardian, Art Museum Krupp (2007)
The Sunday Walk, City of Leonberg (1995)