Short biography

Klaus Jörres © Oliver Mark
Klaus Jörres © Oliver Mark

Klaus Jörres

Visual Arts

June, July, August 2024

Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur des Landes Brandenburg

Born in 1973 in Düren, Klaus Jörres lives and works in Berlin.

He has been generating mainly digital analogue paintings on the basis of a grid structure since 2000. He studied philosophy at the RWTH Aachen from 1994 to 1996 and then painting at the ABK Maastricht from 1996 to 1999. From 1999 to 2002, he continued his studies in fine arts at the Berlin University of the Arts and was honoured as a master student of Katharina Sieverding in 2001. His works have been exhibited in institutions such as the Mercedes-Benz Art Collection, Pace Gallery NY and the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein; they have also been presented on international art platforms such as the Armory Show and Art Cologne.

He has received awards and grants such as the Kaiserring Scholarship from the city of Goslar, the working scholarship from the Berlin Senate Administration, a sponsorship booth at Art Cologne, Cologne, 2019/20. Longer stays abroad took place in Los Angeles and CDMX, among others. Klaus Jörres currently lives and works in Berlin.