Katrin Loy

"What exactly corresponds to reality and what corresponds to the imagination? And what is reality and what is fantasy? Ultimately, everything is a matter of consciousness. Life is a PARADOX and only a dream of a higher AWAKENING..."

The Dark Night of the Soul - Digital photograph 60 x 40 cm

Katrin Loy was born in 1969 in Göppingen, Germany and studied Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts Düsseldorf (1991-2001). She was a Master student with renowned artist, Prof. Jannis Kounellis. Katrin completed postgraduate studies in Visual Arts and Therapy at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich (2005-7) and continued her education between 2008-18 at the Academy of Psychoanalysis Munich. Since 2002, the artist lives and works in Munich.



Select Solo Shows

2017 "Person und Traum", Kunsttreff Quiddezentrum, Munich

2017 "Traumfragmente", Autorengalerie 1, Munich

2018 "Traumfragmente II", Autorengalerie 1, Munich

2019 "Traumfragmente III", Autorengalerie 1, Munich

2020 "Traumbilder – Das Leben ein Traum", werkstatt-galerie, Munich

2021 "Dream Images – Life is a Dream", Fusion Art Gallery Palm Springs, CA 

2021 Winner of the "Collectores Vision International Art Award" 



Select Group Shows

2015 Autumn Conference of the DPV, Bad Homburg

2016 "Künstlerinnen treffen Hildegunde", Meerbusch

2016 "Natur- Mensch", National Park St. Andreasburg

2017 "Bilder, Briefe, Noten XC", Autorengalerie 1, Munich

2018 "With Kind Regards V", Autorengalerie 1, Munich

2019 "With Kind Regards VI", Autorengalerie 1, Munich

2020 "With Kind Regards VII", Autorengalerie 1, Munich

2020 "Created in Isolation", Light Space & Time Online Gallery

2020 Shortlisted for "Sir John Hurt & Sworders Art Prize", Thurning, UK

2020 Shortlisted for Paris Photo Prize "State of the World"

2020 "Milano Photo Awards", International Contemporary Exhibition, M.A.D.S. Milano

2020 "Figurative/ Portrait", Contemporary Art Gallery Online

2020 "Painting and Photography", Art Room Gallery

2021  "Infinite Dreams", Contemporary Art Curator Magazine

2021  "Black and White 2021 (1) Awards", Camelback Gallery

2021  "Emergence 2", the Glasgow Gallery of Photography

2021  "Women in Art", Las Laguna Art Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2021  "VRAF 2021 / Virtual Art Fair", Contemporary Art Station, UK

2021  "VAA Online Spring Expo", Visual Artists Association, UK

Fulfilment - Digital photograph 60 x 40 cm
Determination - Digital photograph 40 x 60 cm
Woman with Veil - Digital photograph 60 x 40 cm
The Veil - Digital photograph 40 x 60 cm

This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist


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