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Born in Leipzig, Oskar Rink studied fashion design and illustration at l'EcoleSupérieure des Arts et techniques de la Mode in Munich and received a Master's Degree from the Sotheby's Institute of Art, Contemporary Art Department in London (UK). Ever since childhood, she has had intensive exchanges with her father, Arno Rink, on the artistic creative process around painting, form and colour. After various periods of residence in England, Norway, Cuba and the US, the artist now lives and works between Leipzig and Lisbon. Since 2022, Oskar Rink holds a guest professorship for painting at Burg Giebichenstein in Halle (Saale).

Selected Exhibitions

2023

NEU Westside, Gallery Kleindienst, Leipzig

Jahresausstellung, Werkschauhalle, Leipzig

ROVER, Malereiklasse Burg, MarsFrankfurt, Frankfurt

2022

GruppenSitzung (Solo), SHEbam, Leipzig

The Jury (Solo), CirleCultureGallery, Hamburg

A5 (curated by Erik Swars), AS/EM, Leipzig

LODA (curated by Katharina Arndt), OOW Berlin

MashUp, Galerie Gosh, Leipzig

Art KARLSRUHE, Gallery Schimming, Karlsruhe

LeiseLachen (Solo), Gallery Schimming, Sylt

Project: Present Collective (VNG art), Werkschauhalle Leipzig

2021

Women For Women + InStyle Charity-Auktion

Mixed Pickles 9, Ruttkowski;68, München

Nothing's gonna change my world? Raumwww, Gr_und, Berlin

Positions Art Fair, Gallery Von&Von, Berlin

Loch im Kopf (Solo), Gallery Von&Von, Nürnberg

Mixed Pickles 10, Ruttkowski;68, Köln

Group show, Gallery Schimming, Hamburg

2020
Artist in Residence, Gallery Cisterna, Lisbon, Portugal

DAS WAR SCHON SO (Solo), Archiv Massiv, Spinnerei Leipzig

Tilo Baumgärtel, Oskar Rink, Simon Adam Peter, Museum Bensheim
Positions Art Fair, Gallery Kleindienst, Berlin

Art KARLSRUHE, Gallery Von&Von, Karlsruhe

Artist in Residence, Havana, Cuba

2019
Bauhaus_Sachsen, Grassi Museum of Applied Arts, Leipzig
Transition Edition Auction, Solar Panel Art Series, Paddle8, Berlin
Oskar Rink & Susanne Wurlitzer, Gallery Von&Von, Nürnberg
Nur auf Rezept (Solo), Circle Culture Gallery, Berlin

Art Biesenthal, Biesenthal

2018
Meta (Solo), Till Richter Museum, Buggenhagen
Artist in Residence, Till Richter Museum, Buggenhagen
Den Ganzen Tag Am Strand, Edgar Leciejewski & Oskar Rink, G2 Kunsthalle, Leipzig

GroupShow, OG Projects, Offenburg

2017
Formation 7 - 1Akt, Hatz, Museum of Fine Arts, Leipzig
Martine Poppe & Oskar Rink, Venet-Haus Gallery, Neu-Ulm
Mashup IV, Galerie Gosh + Galerie Schimming, Barlach Halle K, Hamburg
Unbekannte Größe (Solo), Circle Culture Gallery, Hamburg

Nordseewellen, Circle Culture Gallery, Sylt

2016
Dokodemodoor, Spinnerei Werkschau, Leipzig
La Rosa Social Club, The Conversation Project, Berlin
Oskar Rink & Marie Carolin Knoth, Gallery Noah, Augsburg
Deine Blauen Augen Sind Mir Scheißegal, Villa Bühlers, Fürth

Skateboarts, Forum Kunst Rottweil

2015 - 2011
Salondergegenwart 2015, Hamburg
Radiate 2.0, Circle Culture Gallery, Berlin
Klasse Klein, Wiensowski & Harbord, Gallery WE Berlin
Christie's First Open Auction, London, UK
Christie’s & ArtStack, Rising Star Winner, London, UK
Schichten (Solo), Circle Culture Gallery, Hamburg

Druck Berlin Festival, Berlin

Radiate, Circle Culture Gallery, Berlin

Saxonia Paper II, Kunsthalle der Sparkasse, Leipzig

Potse 68, Circle Culture Gallery, Berlin

Abstrakt Konkret Konstruktiv, Kunsthalle der Sparkasse, Leipzig

Illustrative Festival, Berlin

The Museum of Curiosity, Black Rat Projects, London, UK
Arno Rink & Oskar Rink, Circle Culture Gallery, Berlin
Paper (curatorial project), Black Rat Projects, London, UK
Elephant Parade, Christie’s, Milan, Italy
Paperwork, Circle Culture Gallery, Berlin
Art Stars Winner, Ralph Lauren Art Star Projekt, London, UK

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