Miriam Vlaming

Miriam Vlaming - Vertigo

Kerber Art


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"The closer one gets involved with her works, imitating the slow process of creation even within the reception, the more multilayered and questioning they become. The more one believes to recognize, the more so many a picture quietly eludes again. The spheres that the artist's paintings roam can only be truly opened up by the viewer when he, too, is willing to leave behind the seemingly stable foundation of perceptual reason and accept the challenge of ambiguity." - Teresa Bischoff

Miriam Vlaming

In Miriam Vlaming's large-scale paintings in egg tempera, the painter breaks down the boundaries between man and nature as well as past and reality. She creates a harmonious symbiosis between these supposed opposites through hazy layers created by the application and removal of paint. In doing so, she allows the depicted figures to emerge from a natural, dreamlike environment. Through this aesthetic, Vlaming opens the viewer's eyes to the multifaceted aspects and philosophical questions of being human, which she addresses in her paintings. Miriam Vlaming always has the overall picture in mind in her mysterious pictorial worlds. She plays with ambiguous metaphors. “Disruptions and contradictions interest me ... the moment after or before something has happened...not the history." Her egg tempera paintings satisfy a deep human need for knowledge. The important member of the New Leipzig School studied at times with Neo Rauch. She was a master’s student under the direction of Arno Rink and is represented in numerous public and private collections.

1991 - 1993

Studies of Education, Sociology and Psychology at Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf

1993 - 1999

Study of Painting and Graphics at Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig

1999 - 2001

Student Program Painting, Course of Prof. Jan Dibbets, Kunstakademie Dusseldorf

1999 - 2001

Master Class with Final Degree Meisterschülerin of Prof. Arno Rink, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Germany

1999 - 2000

Assistant Academy, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig

1999 - 2001

Lectureship for Architectural Perspective, University for Technology, Economy and Culture (HTWK), Leipzig


2001 - 2003

Lectureship for Illustration, Hochschule für Kunst und Gestaltung, BTK Berlin


Lectureship for Painting at the 14th International Summer Academy for Fine Arts, Dresden


Award for Diploma of Painting and Graphic at Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig

1999 - 2001

Saxonian Scholarship for Master Studies at Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig


Artist Residency in Kenya, East Africa promoted by Graduate Scholarship


Scholarship in Columbus, Ohio, USA promoted by Free State Saxony, Germany and The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC), Ohio, USA


Scholarship at Herzliya, Israel promoted by the Cultural Administration Berlin organized by schir in Cooperation with Artists Residence Herzliya, Israel

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