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    Birthday: March 13, 1969
    Place of birth: Haan / Rheinland, Germany


    Inaugural recipient of the Mandela Peace PRIZE 2012, World Peace Forum, Schengen


    Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA 1996-2002

    Ph.D. Program Art History
    Major: Contemporary and Modern Art
    Dissertation topic: European reception of Abstract Expressionism
    AbD since 2001 (Teaching Certificate)
    Master of Philosophy in Art History 2001

    Scholarship of the Rotary Club Aix-en-Provence, France 1996-1997
    Université Aix -Marseille I, France 1991-1995
    Subject: Visual Arts
    DEUG d’Arts Plastique 1992
    License d’Arts Plastique 1993
    Maîtrise d’Arts Plastique . Master’s in Fine Arts 1994

    Title: “La Création complexe ou à la poursuite du spirituel à l’aube du 21e siècle” Research on the tradition of Kandinsky’s and Paul Klee’s painting in the 20th Century.
    Theoretical starting point: Art historical writings of André Malraux.

    University of Mannheim 1988-1990
    BA Studies French Literature and Political Science

    Professional Work

    Initiator of World Peace Forum Jordan, 2017
    In preparation

    Elephants for Peace, Nov 2016
    And Casals dels Infants
    Celebrating Peace and Universal Childrens Day
    Barcelona, Badalona, Girona
    In preparation

    Elephants for Peace 2016
    5 days Peace event to celebrate
    Power and Peace with the entire city
    Valgregenthino and Lecco Lago di Como, Italia

    World Peace Forum Florianopolis, Brazil Sept . 2016
    Speech and workshop
    How to create a Peace Event?

    Youth World Peace Forum, Cairo, Egypt Mai 2015
    Workshop Elephants for Peace

    Sarajevo Peace Event 2014
    Elephants for Peace Street action and exhibition

    Berlin Friedensfestival Peace Festival 2013
    Elephants for Peace workshops

    Marseille Ville de Paix 2013
    Initiator and Coordinator
    Elephants for Peace in Marseille, France
    MUCEM street workshop, exhibitions
    in various locations

    Lecturer/Worldly Companion 2012
    dOCUMENTA(13), Kassel
    Curator 2012
    “Alle Macht dem Frieden”
    Goetheanlagen, C&A and doccupy Friedrichs Platz
    Multiple Performances
    Reviewed by Lori Waxman (http://www.onestarpress.com/60-wrd-min-art-critic)

    Organizer/Director Sept. 2011
    “From Berlin to Oswiecim. A Work of Reconciliation”
    Oswiecim, (Auschwitz), Poland (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBDcH32bl7Q) (http://www.eng.peacemound.org/get-involved/)

    “Friedenselefanten auf dem Alexanderplatz” Aug. 2011
    Peace Festival Alexander Platz, Berlin
    Reviewed by Lori Waxman (http://www.onestarpress.com/IMG/pdf/Waxman_int_spread.pdf)

    Inititiator and Curator October 2010
    Elephants for Peace Exhibition University of Strasbourg, France
    Organizers German embassy in Europe Council 20 years reunion

    Curator/Co-organizer Sept 2010
    „Rose Marie Gnausch with Nelson Mandela and Elephants for Peace“
    Manoir du Contades, Strasbourg, France
    Organized by Patrick Rabot, Joel Appoloni

    Organizer/Co-Director June 2010
    Peace Parade 25 years of a world without borders
    25th Anniversary of the Schengen Agreement in June 2010 in collaboration with the World Peace Forum Elephants for Peace in Schengen, Luxembourg www.worldpeaceforum.org

    Initiator Call for a World without Borders Schengen Luxembourg March 2010

    Curator May 2010
    Elephants for Peace
    Exhibition, Sparkasse Wittlich

    Initiator 16 May 2010
    Elephants for Peace event in Wittlich
    City of Wittlich, Wittlich Foundation, Cultural Office Wittlich

    Lecturer January 2010
    „From Picasso to Beuys expanded concept of art in the 21st Century. Possibilities of implementation“
    EINA, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain www.eina.edu
    IED Instituto de Europeao Design, Barcelona, Spain www.iedbarcelona.es
    Reial Cercle Artistic, Barcelona, Spain www.reialcercleartistic.com

    Co-Organizer December 2009
    Eine friedliche Reise nach Jerusalem
    Wittlich synagogue exhibition and Benefit concert for Elephants for Peace

    Initiator/Curator Nov. 2009
    „Mosel Lotus“ and Go Ganesha Go
    Exhibition Culture Cafe
    Echternacher Hof, Kinheim, Germany

    Consultant 2009
    The Picasso Story, Berlin
    Expo Nuevo, Trier and Europa Museum Schengen

    Curator/Artistic Consultant 2009
    Buddha Museum
    Traben -Trarbach

    Lecturer 2009
    Peace Forum Nuremberg, Neff
    House of churches, Eckstein House
    Elephants for Peace and the Cyprus conflict

    Lecturer July 2009
    Université de la Sorbonne, Paris, France
    World Peace Forum

    Initiator, Curator and organizer
    Ledra Street / Lokmaci checkpoint, Nicosia, Cyprus in May 2009

    Initiator, Curator and organizer January 2009
    Famagusta Gate, Exhibition Hall of the city of Nicosia, Cyprus
    „Go Ganesha Go Elephants for Peace“

    Art Educator 2006/2007
    High School Traben Trarbach, Mosel

    Lecturer 2006
    Forum d’Art Contemporain, Luxembourg

    Senior Lecturer 2003/4
    Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, Cyprus.

    Lecturer 2002/3
    dis-positive, Berlin.
    Lecturer/Worldly Companion 2002
    documenta 11, Kassel.

    Gallery Lecturer/Museum Educator 1997-2003
    Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA.

    Gallery Lecturer/Museum Educator 1998-2003
    Solomon Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

    Gallery Lecturer/Museum Educator 1999-2003
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

    Lecturer in History of Art 2000
    92 St Y, New York, USA
    Seminar at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Seminar at the Museum of Modern Art
    Spring and summer semesters: detailed discussion of the special MoMA II & III

    Lecturer in Contemporary Art March 1998 – October 1999
    PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Iceland City, USA

    Lecturer in Art History 1998 -1999
    United Federation of Teachers, New York, USA
    Art and psychoanalysis: introduction to the method
    Basic Text: Laurie Schneider Adams.
    Leonardo da Vinci, Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and Max Ernst.

    Journalist 1994-1996
    Artium Art Collection, Luxembourg
    Art Magazine. (English and German).

    Solo Exhibitions:

    “Colors Creant Pau”
    Peace-creating Colors
    May 2016
    Casa degli Italiani
    Barcelona, Spain

    “Poesia visual d’un món global”
    Visual Poetry of a Global World
    April 2016
    Club Bellaterrra
    Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain

    “Vibrer avec les Couleurs”
    May 2015
    Place Albertas
    10, rue Espariat

    “Alle Macht dem Frieden”
    dOCUMENTA(13) , Kassel, 2012
    Goetheanlagen, C&A and doccupy Friedrichs Platz
    Multiple Performances
    Reviewed by Lori Waxman

    “Meditative Kunstraeume”
    Abtei Brauweiler, AHO Fine Arts
    Pulheim, Germany, March 2012

    “From Berlin to Oswiecim. A Work of Reconciliation”
    Oswiecim, (Auschwitz), Poland Sept. 2011

    “Friedenselefanten auf dem Alexanderplatz”
    Peace Festival Alexander Platz
    Berlin, Aug 2011
    Reviewed by Lori Waxman

    “Luxus Neukoelln”
    48 hours Neukoelln
    Kindervilla, Berlin, June 2011
    Group showing
    Curated by Barbara Brockert and Oliver Stuemann

    „Els secrets del Vi“
    Cal Compte
    Torroja Piorat, Catalonia, Spain Dec 2010– Jan 2011
    Curated by Anna Figueras and Joan Abello Juanpere

    „Els secrets del Vi“ Installacio de Rose Marie Gnausch
    Cercle Artistic Reial
    Barcelona , Catalonia, Spain Nov 2010
    Site specific installation with photographs, vines and film
    Curated by Joan Abello Juanpere and Josep Felix Bentz
    Reviewed by Arnau Puig here and here

    “Believing is seeing. Poesia Visual da Rose Marie Gnausch”
    Galerie Antoni Pinyol
    Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Nov 2010

    Rose Marie Gnausch “Secrets of the Vine“
    Site specific installation, represented by AHO Fine Arts in October 2010
    Industry of Commerce, Cologne

    „Rose Marie Gnausch with Nelson Mandela”
    Manoir du Contades
    Strasbourg, France, Sept 2010
    Organized by Patrick Rabot, Joel Appoloni

    “Eine grenzenfreie Welt” (A world without borders), Collagen 1991-2010
    Municipal House
    Mülheim, Mosel July 2010
    Organized by Axel Leischer

    “Peace Parade 25 years of a world without borders”
    25th Anniversary of the Schengen Agreement in June 2010
    in collaboration with the World Peace Forum “Elephants for Peace”
    Schengen, Luxembourg

    „Die Geheimnisse des Weinstocks“
    Abteil Brauweiler
    Pulheim from March to June 2010
    Site specific installation with vines and photographs
    Represented by AHO Fine Arts/Andrea Horstmann, Cologne
    Press review

    „Mosel Lotus “ and Go Ganesha Go
    Exhibition Nov. 2009
    Culture Cafe Echternacher Hof
    Kinheim, Germany
    “Go Ganesha Go”
    site specific installation, Cyprus in May 2009
    Cyprus, Ledra Street / Lokmaci checkpoint, Nicosia

    “Roma-naturalmente, Life of Plants”
    Villa Romana
    Veldenz, July – August 2008
    “Cascades and Lotus 2000-2008”
    Mayoral Office
    Kinheim, July 2008
    Review here and here
    EcoVin Weingut Rudi and Rita
    Trossen, Kinheim May 2008
    “Art Education as an expression of art”
    Performance, Kunstverein
    Essenheim April 2008
    “Cyprus Story, Santiago and the sea”
    National Centre for Media and Communication
    Ludwigshafen, Germany, March-June 2008
    “Mystical Rose”
    Centrum de Roos
    Amsterdam, Holland from March to May 2008
    “Poesie Visuelle I and II” (collage)
    “Blueberries Series” (photography)
    “Lotus” (paintings)
    “Dessins” (drawings)
    City Gallery
    Bernkastel from March to July 2008
    “Art education as an expression of Art”
    multiples performances
    Cultural Days of the Abbey
    Brauweiler Pulheim Sept. 2007
    group showing
    Eifel Culture Days
    Kurfuerstliches Schloss
    Bad Bertrich June -July 2007 “
    group showing
    “Looking for Home”
    site specific installation
    City Park Wittlich July 2007
    BBK Gallery Mainz “ Neu im BBK II “
    May June 2007
    “Nice paintings” (peintures nicoise)
    Luxembourg, Nov. 2006
    Art Days of the Abbey
    Brauweiler Pulheim, Rhein- Erftkreis Sept. 2006
    group showing
    “Homage to the Acropolis”
    site specific installation
    Wittlich, Germany August 2006
    “Beatitude on the sugar mountain, 15 years of paintings”
    Residenz am Zuckerberg
    Trier 2006
    “Homage to Giverny”
    Luxembourg April 2005
    Lecture Performance
    Berlin, 3 – 9 April 2003
    “Einblicke in Berliner Bildende Kunst 2002”
    Berlin Production
    Berlin. Nov. 2002
    group showing
    “documenta 11”
    Lecture Performance
    Kassel, 8 June – 15 September 2002
    “Art Education as an expression of Art”
    New York Material: video, performance
    multiple performance at MoMA, Guggenheim and the Metropolitan Museum of Art
    New York 1998 – 2002
    “Dyptiques Jaune I”
    Museum of Modern Art
    New York, Sept 2000
    group showing
    Muenster 1998
    Young art collection
    BWS Münster Foundation of the Association of Savings Banks
    Münster, Germany Jan 1998
    Computing Center Sparkasse
    Offenbach, Germany December 1998
    “Cascade. A Japanese Waterfall”
    Academy Kues
    Bernkastel-Kues June 1997
    “Serie Africaine”
    Academy Kues
    Bernkastel-Kues June – Nov 1997
    Euridice Opera
    Aix-en-Provence, France March 1997
    “Cascades. Colorfields”
    Euridice Opera
    Aix-en-Provence, France July 1996
    “Cascades. Malraux et la Cascade de Nachi”
    Galerie Susini
    Aix-en-Provence, France May 1994


    Cascade de Nachi, 2013, 220x120 cm, oil on canvas