Grit Richter (born 1977 in Dresden, Germany) is a german artist. She studied at the University of Fine Arts Dresden as well as the Academy of Fine Arts Hamburg, where she graduated in the year 2007 as student of Prof. Norbert Schwontkowski. She creates large format canvas paintings as well as extensive installations combining wall and canvas paintings, sculptures and fabric elements. An important source of inspiration for Grit Richter is experimental electronic music, which influences her to this day.
Grit Richter currently lives and works in Hamburg.
|1977||born in Dresden, Germany|
|1997 – 1999||studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Dresden|
|2007||university degree as student of Prof. Norbert Schwontkowski at the Acadamy of Fine Arts Hamburg|
|2009 – 2010||DAAD travel grant|
|since 2010||DJ and initiator for underground club events|
|2012||working grant of Visual Art Hamburg|
|2015 – 2018||lectureship at University of Applied Sciences Hamburg|
|2016||nomination for Villa Aurora Fellowship|
|project grant by the Cultural Office Hamburg|
|2020||project grant by Hamburgische Kulturstiftung|
2021 - Interview with Grit Richter about the use of daylight fluorescent colors in her work conducted by Sarah Giering
 Artist introduction at Galerie Tanja Wanger [LINK] (last accessed November 29, 2021)
 Artist biography [LINK] (last accessed November 29, 2021)
https://gritrichter.com/ (last accessed November 29, 2021)