Florian Depenthal

(karlsruhe 1955 -)


1971 Pilot’s license for single engine and glider planes
1977-83 Art Institute, Karlsruhe (Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste) with
Prof. Max G. Kaminski and Prof. Gerd van Dülmen
1979-82 Art History, Karlsruhe University, Germany
Foreign Studies and travels to the Caribbean, Malaysia, Indonesia and Ceylon
1983 State Exam, Awarded Master’s Degree
1983-84 Grant from German-French Cultural Exchange Society, Work-Fellowship in Paris
1983 Commissioned work for public art by Fraunhofer Institute, Dortmund University, Germany
1986 First visit to the United States. Studio work in New York and Chicago
1987-88 National Endowment for the Arts from the Cultural Ministry, Baden-Württemberg
Stipendium at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
1988 Established a permanent studio in Chicago
Florian Depenthal has established an international presence with permanent studios in Karlsruhe, Germany;
Chicago, Illinois and since 1999 in Miami, Florida


Solo Exhibitions
2019 ArtSpace Virginia Miller Gallery, Miami
2016 Casa Clara, Venetian Ilands, Miami
2013 Frank Pages Art Galerie, Geneva, Switzerland

Grant Thornton Collection, Chicago
Lake Point Tower Collection, Chicago
Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Sidley & Austin, Chicago
Stone Container Corporate Collection, Chicago
Art Institute Karlsruhe, Germany
Cultural Ministry, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Alpirsbach Collection, Germany
Pfizer International, Germany
DEPFA Bank, Deutsche Pfandanleihe, Wiesbaden, Germany
Bank of Frankfurt, Sparkasse, Germany
ZKM, Museum collection city Karlsruhe, Germany
Regierungspraesidium Karlsruhe, Governement collection, Germany
Medical Clinik Ulm and Karlsruhe, Germany
Fraunhofer Institut, Dortmund, Germany
Jean Marie Pierson collection, Paris, France
Willis Tower Chicago, MGB Collection
Selected Group Shows
2017 ArtSpace Virginia Miller Gallery, Miami.“Art Visions International“
2013 ART Istambul Contemporary, Turkey
2011 Galerie Haus Schneider Uschi Kolb, Karlsruhe, Germany
ART Istanbul, Turkey
2010 Virginia Miller Gallery, Miami – Five Abstract Visions
ART Zurich, Switzerland
ART Karlsruhe, Germany
2009 Frank Pages Art Galerie, Baden-Baden, Germany
ST-ART, foire europeenne contemporaine Strassbourg, France
ART Karlsruhe, Germany
2008 Galerie Haus Schneider Uschi Kolb, Karlsruhe, Germany
Frank Pages Art Galerie, Baden-Baden, Karlsruhe, Germany
ART Karlsruhe, Germany
ART Zurich, Switzerland
2012 Virginia Miller Gallery, Coral Gables, Miami
2011 Frank Pages Art Galerie, Baden-Baden, Germany
2010 Villa im Arcadium, Baden-Baden, Karlsruhe, Germany, Galerie 48, Saarbrücken, Germany
2008 Brown Gibbons & Lang, Chicago