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Born 1969 Toulouse, Caroline Achaintre lives and works in London. Graduated from Vordiplom Fine Art at Kunsthochschule in Halle/Saale (1998); Postgraduate Studies Fine Art in Combined Media, Chelsea School of Art & Design, London (2000); and MA Fine Art Goldsmiths College (2003).
Achaintre's works are held in public and private collections including the Saatchi collection.
Selected solo exhibitions include Permanent Wave, Belvedere Museum, Vienna (2019); Scanner, Arcade, London (2019); Dissolver, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund (2018); Duo Infernal, Art:Concept, Paris (2018); Caroline Achaintre, BALTIC, Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead (2016); Caroline Achaintre, Tate Britain, London (2015); and Present/Future, Illy Prize, Castello di Rivoli, Turin (2014). Selected group exhibitions include 16th International Triennial of Tapestry, Central Museum of Textile Industry, Łódz (2019); Another Banana Day for the Perfect Fish, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2018); BALTIC Trienniale, curated by Vincent Honore, Lithuania (2018); Entangled: threads and making, Turner Contemporary, Margate (2017); The British Art Show 8, UK touring exhibition (2016); Making & Unmaking, Camden Arts Centre, London (2016); and Deep One Perfect Morning, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin (2014).
Awards include the illy Present/Future Prize (2013). Residencies include Fondation Albert-Gleizes, Sablons (2017); and Camden Arts Centre, London (2014).
Last updated: 04.05.2021