Kristina Schmidt

Kristina Schmidt (*1982 in Germany) is a painting and multi-media artist, currently based in Munich, (DE) and New York City, (USA). She assembles paintings, objects and time based media for a cheerful conversation, echoing concepts like the artist’s (especially the painter’s) questionable subjectivity, the artwork’s autonomy, the art market’s mechanisms, and their perception in late capitalism.


Terracotta, wood, cardboard, acrylic glass, stones, plastic dinosaur, tablet, stop motion video (loop)
130 x 40 x 20 cm / 60 x 10 x 12 in (approximately)

In Kristina Schmidt’s works, traditional fine art materials and techniques attune with easy accessible or found commodities and technical solutions eagerly illuminate daredevil long-lasting provisional arrangements.

Group of 7 recent paintings

Brazil, 2020
Spring Cleaning, 2020
Schon besser im centern, 2020
Head in the Clouds, 2020
Liberty Painting, 2018
Hanging Birth, 2020
Cat Content, 2018
Oil on canvas
48.26 x 33.02 cm / 13 x 19 in (each)

Colorful Wheel #1

Metal wheel mounted on wood stool, LED lights, batterie
135 x 63.5 x 30 cm / 53 x 25 x 12 in

Hunter MFA

The annual Spring 2020 Thesis Exhibition for graduates of the Hunter College MFA Studio Art program represents works by 19 artist graduates of this nationally noted program. Originally planned as a series of physical presentations at Hunter’s 205 Hudson Street campus in Tribeca, but canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the MFA Thesis Exhibition’s digital iteration aims to provide a new, expanded platform for young artists entering the field.

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