Ina Gerken (b.1987) lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany. In 2016, Gerken graduated with an MA from Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany where she studied under Katharina Grosse. Prior to that, Gerken studied Fine Art at Kunsthochschule Mainz, Germany where she graduated in 2013. Residencies include The Fores Project, London (2021); and La Brea Studio Artists Residency, Los Angeles (2019).
Recent solo exhibitions include Circling, Kjubh Kunstverein, Köln, Germany (2022); RISING, Makasiini Contemporary, Turku, Finland (2020); Under Pressure, The Cabin, Los Angeles, USA (2019); and Blank Spots, Achenbach Hagemeier, Düsseldorf, Germany (2018).
Recent group exhibitions include Girl meets Girl, Kunstlaboratorium Vestfossen, Norway; Different Strokes, Kunstverein Duisburg, Germany (both 2022); Neue Malerei in der Sammlung, Kunsthaus NRW, Kornelimünster; The Nature of Abstraction, Ruimpte60, Assen; and Kunstwerk Cologne, Germany (all 2021).
Gerken’s work reside in prominent collections such as Openheim Collection, Poland and Kunsthaus NRW Kornelimünster, Aachen, Germany.