Charbel Ackermann



blam! Produzentengalerie, Dortmund, Germany, 11 March – 3 April, 2016, Drawings and Panels Charbel Ackermann on the occasion of the launch of ARTIC Magazine Nr. 15
Pushkin House London,“Walls”, Group Show, London, 18th March – 25th April 2014
Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart,“Something in Space Escapes our Attempts at Surveying”, Group Show, Stuttgart, 22 February – May 4, 2014Charbel Ackermann, Francis Alÿs, Ricardo Basbaum, Samuel Beckett, Lysann Buschbeck, Peggy Buth, Shauba Chang, Olga Chernysheva, Juan Downey, Susan Hiller, Yao Jui-Chung, Eun-Young Jung, Šejla Kameric, Rabih Mroué, Uriel Orlow, Manuela Ribadeneira, Bill Spinhoven, Mona Vatamanu & Florin Tudor, Ester Vonplon and others
SpaceStation65,“Solar Plexus”, Group Show, London, 31 August – 30 September 2012
City of Prague Museum, Memories of Olympia, Group Show, Prague, Czech Republic, 7 June – 9 September, 2012
V Arts Center,“Solar Plexus”, Group Show, Shanghai, CN, 1 June – 2 July 2012
Tatton Park Biennial, Flights of Fancy, Group Show, Tatton Park, UK, 12 May to 30 September 2012
Banner Repeater, Platform 1, the diagram, Group Show, London, 2nd – 31st October 2010
Danielle Arnaud contemporary art, So That I May Come Back, Group Show, London, 2 July – 1 August 2010
Stones of Menace, Group Show, 26th June, St. Paul’s, Bow Common, London E3
Youkobo Art Space, Group Show, Zempukuji Park, Tokyo, November 1- November 22, 2009
Danielle Arnaud contemporary art, group show, London, 15 may – 14 June 2009
Skies! Nottingham Castle Museum, group show, 9 May – Sunday 12 July 2009
The Last Book/El Ultimo Libro installation project led by Luis Camnitzer, National Library of Argentina, Buenos Aires, September 2008 – March 2009
008, 1:1 Projects, Rome, Italy 28/2 3/3 2008
Galerie Millennium, A&X Hoffmeister, Prague, “Wood Stage”, Solo Show 12 June-8 July 2007.
The Launch Pad, Building Centre, London, 18 June – 30 June, 2007, solo show curated by Parabola.
L’EST, London, Republic, 11 March- 1 April 2007 , group show
Irvine Contemporary, Irvine Contemporary Arts, Washington DC, October 21 – November 25, 2006, Works on Paper.
The Gallery at the Warehouse, Washington, DC “The New Geometry” and “M2”, June 2 – July 4, Solo Show.
Irvine Contemporary Art, Washington DC, June 2006 Selections, Charbel Ackermann, prints.
The Drawing Center, New York. Wall Drawings, Summer Selections 2005, June 18 – July 28 2005.
I.D.E.A.London at the I.C.A., Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK. 9 May – 17 June, 2005,, (mini – installation)
Museum of Art Lucerne, Switzerland, 2004 Annual, 3 Dec 2004-29 Jan 2005;
Pasadena Museum of California Art/Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Topographies, July 10 – September 26, 2004;
Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco, March 18 – May 10, 2004, Topographies: Group Exhibition curated by Karen Moss, with John Baldessari, Allan Kaprow, Ed Ruscha, Charbel Ackermann, Jessica Bronson, Ingrid Calame, Charles La Belle, Rigo 23, Lordy Rodriguez, Shirley Tse, and Tam Van Tran etc;
Museum of Art Lucerne, Switzerland, Art Central Switzerland 2003 Annual, 12 Dec 2003-18 Jan 2004;
Stanford Art Gallery, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Out of Line, Expanded Definitions of Drawing, Group Show, January 7-January 26 2003.


Frieze Magazine, UK Edition, No. 149, Review (Tatton Park Biennial), Sept. 2012, p. 181.

The Map as Art, Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography, Katharine Harmon ed., Princeton Architectural Press, 2009, p. 20f.
Tokyo Shinbun, 23 October 2009, p.26
The Medium — Paper — Is the Message at Irvine, Washington Post, Saturday, October 28, 2006; Page C02
Michael O’Sullivan, New Geometry Isn’t so by the Book, Washington Post, Friday June 16, 2006, p.51.
Dennis Maloney, Crossing the Line, Blueprint Magazine, London, February 2006.
Wall-to-Wall Drawings, Drawing Papers 53, The Drawing Center, New York, June 2005.
Holland Cotter, Where Drawing Is What Counts, New York Times, June 25, 2005
The New Yorker, Issue July 11-18 2005
Noah Chasin, Time Out New York, July 7-13, 2005 Issue no. 510, p. 74.
Christopher Howard, The Brooklyn Rail, July 2005, Wall-to-Wall Drawings: Selections Summer 2005 at The Drawing Center.
Topographies, 2004, San Francisco Art Institute and Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Karen Moss (ed.), essays by Steve Dietz, Jeannene Przyblyski, Noah Snyder (exhibition catalogue).
Kenneth Baker, Review, San Francisco Chronicle, May 1, 2004
Donna Schumacher, Stretcher, June 2004, available online at
David Buuck, Artweek, June 2004 vol.35 #5 page 12.


  • Editorial Team, ARTIC Magazin,
  • Visiting Artist, University of California Santa Cruz, September-December 2008
  • Assistant Professor, Painting & Drawing, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, Fall Term 2008
  • Artist Residency, Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, October/November 2009
  • Symposium: With A Single Mark, Models and Practice of Drawing,19th/20th May 2006 at Tate Britain, with Alain Badiou, Catherine de Zegher, Richard Tuttle, Luis Camnitzer, Avis Newman, Lawrence Rinder, Charbel Ackermann, Michael Newman, Briony Fer, James Elkins, Peter Hallward, Jean Fisher, Jimmie Durham, and Pam Johnston.


  • MA Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, London; BA Fine Art, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco.