Meandmyhands-Visual Art by Katharina Forster
GRANTS/ STIPENDS/ BURSARIES:
2016 working stipend from the Stiftung für Mensch und Gesellschaft, Bochum, Germany
2015 nominated for the Wahrsteiner Art Award, Cologne, Germany
2011 working stipend viastudienaktie.org, Luzern, Swizzerland
2008 & 2009 bursary for excellent academic achievements, of the Ruth Prowse School of Art, Cape Town
Persistence, gold, 2015, mixed media, 50x50x7cm
Katharina Forster (*1979) studied at the Ruth Prowse School of Art in Cape Town, South Africa, where she lived and worked for several years. It is here where she initiated, coordinated and curated some unconventional exhibitions with other artists outside the usual white cube.
since 2014 lives and works in Werder (Havel), Germany
2010-2013 works as a freelance artist in Cape Town, R.S.A.
2010 Diploma in Fine Arts with distinction at the Ruth Prowse School of Art, Cape Town, R.S.A.
2000-2007 trained and worked as an occupational therapist, Berlin, Germany
1979 born in Bochum, Germany