Short biography

© Fides Becker
© Fides Becker

Fides Becker

Visual Arts

June, July, August 2024

Stiftung Rheinland-Pfalz

Born in 1962 in Worms, Germany, Fides Becker studied at the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main (1981-85), the Willem de Kooning Academie in Rotterdam (1985-88) and the Akademie der Künste in Berlin (1986-89). She lived in Rotterdam from 1985 to 1996 and since then in Berlin.

Her academic career has included teaching assignments at the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee (2013) and the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (2017). In 2015, she worked as a mentor for female visual artists in Rhineland-Palatinate.

Fides Becker has received several grants and awards, including an artist-in-residence grant in Paris (2010), the International Studio and Curatorial Programme in New York (2005), a travel grant to New York from the Hessische Kulturstiftung (2004) and a grant from the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (1983).

Her works are exhibited in solo exhibitions such as "Der feine Unterschied" at Kunstverein Worms (2023) and "Patina der Zeit" at Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt am Main (2017) and in group exhibitions such as "Touch of playfulness" at Stiftung Rheinbeckhallen, Berlin (2023), "FLUX4ART", Casa Tony M., Wittlich (2021), "Bringen Scherben Glück?", curated by Susanne Ahner and Anja Teske at the Projektraum Verein der Berliner Künstlerinnen 1867, Berlin (2023).

Fides Becker's works are represented in collections, including the SØR Rusche Collection Oelde/Berlin, the Kunsthalle Emden and the Deutsche Bank Collection in Frankfurt am Main.