Born 1975 in Munich, Germany.
Lives and works in London, England.
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2007 Steep Rock Arts Association Resident
2001 MFA, Royal College of Art, London
1998 BFA, Kunstakademie, Duesseldorf

Founding member of hobbypopMUSEUM


Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
Accidental Portraits, Vilma Gold, London, England

Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

Judgement Day, Chisenhale Gallery, London, England; Neuer Aachen Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany; Patrick De Brock Gallery, Knokke, Belgium (cat.)
No Man Good Island (with Brian Griffiths), Vilma Gold Space, Berlin, Germany

Goddess in the Doorway, Greene Naftali, New York
Neuveaux Commanditeurs, Nancy, France

Hot Fusion, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
On The Ground, Vilma Gold, London, England
Ghislaine Hussenot Gallery, Paris, France
Jablonka Luhn, Cologne, Germany

On the Ground, Vilma Gold, London, England
Wilkuren, Kunstverein Konstanz, Germany
Jablonka Galerie Linn Luhn, Cologne, Germany

Vusering Hites, Vilma Gold, London, England
Saatchi Gallery Presents Sophie von Hellermann, London, England
Marc Foxx, Los Angeles


New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions, 2000-2010, Orange County Museum of Art, Orange County, CA
Pamphile Show: A pictorial novel in pieces, curated by Gunter Reski and Marcus Weber, Jet, Berlin, traveling to Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg
The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, Zabludowicz Collection, London
Don Juan in the Village, curated by Bjarne Melgaard, Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm

Sophie von Hellerman and Josh Smith, le Consortium, Dijon; traveled to Museum Dhonts-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

Works on Paper by Gallery Artists and Ricci Albenda, Greene Naftali, New York
Base-Progetti per l’Arte, Florence, curated by Franz WestPainting Now and Forever, Part II, Greene Naftali and Matthew Marks, New York
The Alliance, doART, Seoul, Korea, and Beijing, China

Inky Toys Affinitas, Cerealart, Philadelphia
Looking Up, Galeria Mario Sequiera, Lisbon
Secret-Flix, Neue Alte Brucke, Frankfurt
Der Ficker, Fortescue Avenue/Jonathan Viner, London
White Columns 2007 Benefit Auction and Exhibition, White Columns, NY
Heroines, Arnold & Marie Schwartz Gallery Met, Metropolitan Opera House, New York

Out of Line: Drawings from the Collection of Sherry and Joel Mallin, Herbert F. JohnsonMuseum of Art, Cornell University, New York
Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
Olympia (with hobbypopMUSEUM), Public, Paris

Sophie von Hellermann & Josh Smith: Collaborations,
Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
The Hardest Thing To Draw Is A Kiss, Wimbledon School of Art, London
Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna
POST-MoDERN, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
Clarke & McDevitt Present, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Mystica, hobbypopMUSEUM, Deitch Projects, New York

Die Graue Kammer: Pohl, Gursky, hobbypopMUSEUM,
Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna, Austria
The Drawing Project, Vamiali’s, Athens, Greece

Marc Foxx, Los Angeles

Cher Peintre, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (cat.)
De La Peintre!..., Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
Immediate Gesture, Lombard Fried Fine Arts, New York
Paintings, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
Artagents Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
We all Love . . ., The Mission, London, England
OBERWELTE, Stuttgart, Germany

Hobbypop MUSEUM, Duesseldorf/London
Abbey Road, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
White Rabbit, New Langton Arts, San Francisco
Saatchi Gallery at Underwood Street, London
Death to the Fascist insect That Preys on the Life of the People, Anthony d’ Offay, London

Furore, Vilma Gold Gallery, London
Painting group show, Timothy Taylor, London
Angel Island, hobbypopMUSEUM at Nicc, Antwerp

What you buy is your problem, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam
Trouble Spot Painting, organized by Luc Tuymans, Antwerp
hobbypopMUSEUM, Duesseldorf
Spiel des Lebens, Duesseldorf

Hobbypop Terror, part of Glut exhibition at Kunsthalle, Duesseldorf
Keep on riding, volstuemliche Malerei, Kunstforum, Rottweil
hobbypop publications, Niet die Kunstvlai, Amsterdam
Die Serie, Galerie 102, Duesseldorf

Hello Down There, Cologne

Drive-in, Duesseldorf

Coole Bilder, Cologne


Banai, Nuit, “Review: Sophie von Hellermann,” Time Out New York, November 1-7, p. 93

Herbert, Martin, “Sophie von Hellermann,” Frieze, September
Vogel, Carol, “Where Bel Canto Meets Paintbrush,” New York Times, August 15
R.C., “Tag der Abrechnung, Kunst 21, April
von Naso, Ruediger, “Sophies Schoene Schrille Welt,” Madame, March
Janzen, Irina, “Judgement Day: Mythen und Motive zum Thema Moral,” Aachener Zeitung, March 17
Frantzen, Sahar Maria, “Das Juengste Gericht in der Passstrasse,” Aachener Nachrichten, March 17

Hudson, Suzanne, “Sophie von Hellermann,” Artforum, September
Rosenberg, Karen, "Show and Tell: Sophie von Hellermann," New York Magazine, May 23
Davis, Nicole, “A New Lease On Painting,”, February 9
Ho, Christopher, "POST MoDERN," Modern Painters, March
Johnson, Ken, "Sophie von Hellermann," The New York Times, June 10
Leventies, Andreas, “Sophie von Hellerman in conversation with Andreas Leventies,” Miser & Now (Keith Talent Gallery), Summer/Fall
Kazanjian, Dodie, "Bright Ideas: Sophie von Hellermann," Vogue, April

Lafuente, Pablo, ”Sophie von Hellermann”, Flash Art, July- September
Hubbard, Sue, “Art for Sale: Sophie von Hellermann @ Vilma Gold”, The Independent, January 27

Gingeras, Alison, “Openings: hobbypopMUSEUM,” Artforum, MarchMontagu, Jemima. “Sophie von Hellermann,” in Dear Painter, Paint Me, exhibition catalogue published by Centre Pompidou, Paris
Gute, Carlos. “Focus Painting Part One, Contemporary Painting Today,” Flash Art, October

Patterson, Suzanne. “On Set Go,” in Sophie von Hellermann, exhibition catalogue published by Saatchi Gallery
Preston, William, “What’s Nagging Sophie,” Art Review, September
Maloney, Martin. “Maloney’s Magnificent Seven,” Art Review, April
Searle, Adrian, “Why must students always strive to capture the Here and now?” The Guardian, July 10