Eva Moll

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Eva Moll (born June 15, 1975, in Karlsruhe) is a German contemporary artist. Moll works in the media fine art printmaking, drawing and painting and its expansion in the areas of performance art and conceptual art. Beside works on canvas and paper; Happening, video art and installation count to her Œuvre. A large part of her work stands in the traditions of appropriation art, pop art, fluxus and action painting. She lives and works in New York and Berlin.

Life and work[edit]

As a student Eva Moll took weekend courses at the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main in 1989. After her German preparatory school graduation in 1994 at the Rudolf Koch School in Offenbach am Main, she completed a one-year internship at the fine art painter and restorer Manfred Scharpf at the Castle Zeil in Leutkirch im Allgäu. There she acquired knowledge to old master techniques and processes in the studio and exhibition making.

From 1995 Eva Moll studied at the Kunsthochschule Kassel in Germany in the fields of visual communication and fine arts. Her study focus was on free graphics, drawing and painting with old and new media and interdisciplinary art. While studying Moll realized the global multi-media project: "The Ornamental Symbol" on traveling in Europe, Asia, Africa and America (1996–1998). This was followed by the urban visual diary project "Eva in The Big Apple" in New York City (1998–2000). 2000 Eva Moll graduated with an artistic university degree (M.f.A.) under the Professors Walter Rabe and Paul Driessen.

In 2000 Moll migrated to New York. From 2000 to 2002 she worked as an assistant in the studio of American pop-artist Peter Max. In 2001 Moll had her first show at the La Mama Gallery in the Lower East Side. In 2002 she launched her first studio in New York after touring Los Angeles, San Francisco, Big Sur, Portland, Oregon, and Seattle. In 2003 she founded the collective art group Galaxy Girls NYC. Since then the visual artist with curatorial practice organized exhibitions and happenings in interdisciplinary space. Moll is active in the public space of major cities as well as in the specialized areas of trade fairs, museums, galleries, art associations and in various groups of the international art market and art scene.

In 2006 Moll traveled with her project Europe ArtTourIsm to Athens, Barcelona, Budapest, Copenhagen and Luxembourg. In 2007 she performed unofficially with her artistic figure EVE at the openings of the art fairs Documenta 12, at the Armory Show in New York and at the Art Forum Berlin. That same year, she expanded her activities as a studio artist and exhibition maker in the New York Metropolitan Area to the Rhine-Main area of Germany. 2009 Moll became an active member in the international art club Kunstverein Familie Montez in Frankfurt am Main. In 2011 she was appointed professor of contemporary art at the Academy of Interdisciplinary Processes in Offenbach am Main. 2012 Moll got honored for the project Schrankstipendium with an art award by the maecenia Frankfurt - Foundation for Women in Science and Arts. With the guerrilla-performance of her art figure EVE Moll provided at the opening of the dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel Germany for sensation. Moll is chairman of the New York organization Arts in Action. Since 2013 Moll tours with the art figure EVE performances and exhibitions in Rome, Florence, Cinque Terre, Monaco, Paris, Berlin, London, Chicago, Miami and New York. In 2014 she moved with her German studio to Berlin. Her American studio remains in New York.

Exhibitions and performances (selection)[edit]

  • 2000: "Eva Moll. Eva in The Big Apple", Kunsthochschule Kassel[1] (graduation exhibit)
  • 2001: "Iluminati", La Mama La Galleria, New York NY[1] (First exhibit in New York)
  • 2007: EVE Performance at the Art Forum Berlin[2]
  • 2009–2012: Participation of exhibitions and performances at the Kunstverein Familie Montez, Frankfurt am Main[1][3][4][5][6][7][8]
  • 2010: "Das Gute von gestern", Catalogue at the Deutsche National Bibliothek[9]
  • 2011: "Painting the town", Armory Show Week, New York NY (EVE Performance)[10][11]
  • 2012: "Neue Welten. Perspektiven aktueller Kunst", Kunsthallen Offenbach am Main[1][12][13][14]
  • 2013: "Facebook", booth installation of the Cloisters Gallery at the Fountain Art at The Armory, New York NY[15]
  • 2013–2014: Participation of the travel exhibition in Germany "Wurzeln weit mehr Aufmerksamkeit widmen" of the Kunstverein Familie Montez, Frankfurt am Main[1][16]
  • 2013: "Gifted Art", Michael Mut Gallery, New York NY[17]
  • 2014: "EVE – Die Kunst von Eva Moll", Kunstverein Offenbach am Main[18]
  • 2014: "I'm going out for a coffee honey...", Galerie Villa Köppe, Berlin[19][20][21]
  • 2014: "La Costola Ingombrante di Adamo", Atelier Montez, Rome[22]
  • 2015: "THE LIGHT OF ART IS IN YOUR HEART", Art von Frei Gallery, Berlin/ Germany[23]


  1. ^ a b c d e "http://www.kunstaspekte.de/eva-moll"
  2. ^ [1] Slide show, "Messerundgang Art Forum Berlin 2007, "art – das Kunstmagazin"
  3. ^ Website of the Kunstverein Familie Montez in Frankfurt am Main with artist listing and exhibition program
  4. ^ Report about the exhibition Gut ist was gefällt
  5. ^ Christoph Schütte, Kunst mit Familienanschluss, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 21. Juli 2009
  6. ^ photo shoot video of the invitation card to the Happening "Stadt Zirkus" auf Youtube, with Eva Moll as poster girl
  7. ^ Video of the performance of the art opening Draussen vor der Tür with an opening speech of Kasper König (Curator and Director of the Museum Ludwig, Cologne)
  8. ^ Text about the exhibition Und das soll Kunst sein?
  9. ^ "Das Gute von gestern", Catalogue at the Deutsche National Bibliothek
  10. ^ "Painting the town", Photo Gallery
  11. ^ "Painting the town", Flyer
  12. ^ Catalogue of the exhibition "Neue Welten" at the Deutsche National Bibliothek
  13. ^ Neue Welten artist include Barbara Klemm, Martin Liebscher, Sandra Mann, Tobias Rehberger and Micha Ullmann at Amazon
  14. ^ Zeitweise Kunst: die Neue Welten auf altem Industriegelände, Press article about the Neue Welten exhibition
  15. ^ Gallery representing Eva Moll and her work at international art fairs in 2013
  16. ^ About the travel exhibition of the Kunstverein Familie Montez at art spaces in German Cities of Weimar, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Berlin, Leipzig, Nuernberg, Cologne and Frankfurt
  17. ^ Artslant announces Michael Mut Gallery exhibition with Eva Moll in New York
  18. ^ Text of solo show at the Kunstverein Offenbach am Main
  19. ^ [2][permanent dead link] Galerie Villa Koeppe: Den Nerv treffen. "I'm going out for a coffee, honey...", press article of ARTPROFIL - Magazin für Kunst, issue: April 2014 / Nr. 102 (pdf)
  20. ^ [3] Blog by artberlin.de about the exhibition of Jim Avignon, Uta Brauser und Eva Moll
  21. ^ [4] Berlin - Berlinische Galerie und Villa Köppe: Ältere und neuere figurative Malerei, Blog by Walter Wortware includes critical report about art by Dorothy Iannone and Eva Moll, 5/2014
  22. ^ Official Website of Atelier Montez in Rome with the announcement of the EVE Performance
  23. ^ Eva Moll at the group exhibition "THE LIGHT OF ART IS IN YOUR HEART", Art von Frei Gallery, Berlin/ Germany

External links[edit]

  • Official website
  • Kunstaspekte with exhibition list
  • Profil of the Fine Art Adoption Network
  • Profile at ArtSlant
  • Profile at artfacts.net
  • Profile at the Bundesverband Bildender Künstlerinnen und Künstler, Landesverband Hessen e.V. (2007–2014)
  • [5] Solo exhibit at the Kunstverein Offenbach am Main (2014)
  • [6] Gallery representing Eva Moll in Berlin (current art)
  • [7] Gallery representing Eva Moll in New York (early and the performative work)
  • [8] „Charlies adventures in the ultraworld" by John Eischeid, Moll bei den BOS Brooklyn NY
  • [9] „Eve by Eva" by Timothy Herrik, Eva Moll at the Fish with Braids Gallery, Jersey City NJ
  • [10] Report of the "maecenia Frankfurt" 7 Schrankstipendium
  • [11] Press article regarding EVE Performance by Eva Moll at the opening of the dOCUMENTA (13), Das Marburger
  • [12] Foto stream with Eva Moll at the opening of the dOCUMENTA (13), Berliner Zeitung
  • [13] Foto stream with Eva Moll at the opening of the dOCUMENTA (13), Wiener Zeitung
  • [14] Press article about the performance of the master class of Eva Moll at the Akademie für interdisziplinäre Prozesse during the dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel 2012
  • [15] SchirnMag reports about the benefit auction curated by Eva Moll
  • [16] Listed artist at the Art Hamptons trade fair, Bridgehampton NY 2013