Petra Roes-Nickel

Petra Roes-Nickel

Ellerhoop, D, Germany

About Petra Roes-Nickel

Petra Rös-Nickel,
born 1963 in Wathlingen near Celle, Germany, breaks completely new ground with her abstract forms of painting and expression. In her oil paintings playful, free forms as well as compositional constructions develop into textures, referencing popular European design of the fifties and sixties, particularly the textile and surface designs of that time. Her work translates the geometric and organic elements of an era which hoisted the flags of modernity and which, due to a trend to return to a rather retro style, has become topical once more, into her very own style.
After a schooling in fashion design at the professional school for clothing in Bremen, 1980, Petra Rös-Nickel changed her field of study to architecture in Eckernförde, 1982. Preferring the creative aspects of the studies to the technical ones, the artist developed the basics of her painting, never denying the roots of applied design and soon ending in a refreshing, distinctive style.
Since Petra Rös-Nickel shapes her painting into compositional subjects, her work can be put into different categories such as “patchwork”, “windows” and “oscillating lines”. As much as the groups may differ in their visual expression, as easy to recognise are the artist‘s distinctive compositional characteristics and methods. Essential is the color space presented in multiple layers that offers the beholder access to more profound color planes, depending on the detail. These details or scratchings and rubbings lead to various elements of tension, such as “patchwork” or harmonious-contemplative forms (“windows”). Mostly established on large-sized tables of colors and directed towards one color world, the artist‘s oil paintings develop an energetic impact on the space they‘re displayed in, conveying her joy of life and self-confidence.
Petra Rös-Nickel lives and works in Hamburg.


2019 Affordable Art Fair, Brüssel 15.03.-17.03. Folly&Muse
2019 Art up Lille 28.02.-3.3., Art&Lef
2019 Art Palm Springs, Los Angeles, 14.02.-18.02, Art Space Warehouse
2019 First Art Fair, Amsterdam 16.01.-20.01.,Art&Lef
2018 AAF Hamburg, 15-18. Nov., Galerie Jaeschke
2018 AAF Amsterdam, 1.-4. November, Art&Lef
2018 Luxemburg Art Fair, 6.-9, Dec., Art&Lef
2018 DISCOVERY ART FAIR, FRANKFURT, 2-4 Nov., Art to You
2018 AAF Hamburg, 15-18. Nov., Galerie Jaeschke
2018 AAF Amsterdam, 1.-4. November, Art&Lef
2018 AAF London, 18.-21. Oct., Folly & Muse
2018 Antwerp ART FAIR, 11-14.Okt. , Art&Lef , Groningen
2018 AAF New York, 27.-30. Sep., Artspace Warehouse
2018 ArtCannes, art fair 27.-29.Juli, Art&Lef , Groningen
2018 ART.3000   10.- 21.Mai, Galerie Gräfe, Berlin
2018 AAF HongKong 18-20 May 2018, ArtspaceWarehouse, Los Angeles
2018 Kölner Liste, 20.-22.April, Galerie Gräfe, Berlin
2018 ArtNordic  20th - 22th April
2018 AAF Brussels,15th-18th March Folly&Muse, London
2018 Art Sindelfingen 1-4. März
2018 Art Palm Springs February 15th- 19th, ArtspaceWarehouse, Los Angeles
2017 AAF New York, Artspace Warehouse
2017 Artfair Luxemburg 30.11- 3.12.
2017 Antik und Kunst 22.-24.Nov
2017 AAF Hamburg 16-19.Nov
2017 AAF Amsterdam, Nov 2-5
2017 ARTMUC , 25-28 May
2017 AAF HONG KONG, May 19-21, Artspace Warehouse
2017 Kunstgenuss Hochheim, 5.-7.Mai
2017 AAF Bruessels, Feb.16-20, Folly & Muse
2017 ART PALM SPRINGS, Feb. 16-19, Artspace Warehouse
2017 ARTe Sindelfingen, 12.-15. Januar
2016 Luxemburg ART FAIR, 8.-11. Dez.2016 / comebeck fine art
2016 Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam 27-30 October, Galerie KuRa
2016  Affordable Art Fair Battersea 20-23 October, Folly & muse
2016 2.Oktober Albert Baake, Potsdam
2016  Art Hamtons, Artspacewarehouse,  June 23-26
2016  Farbe und Form im Dialog , Galerie Jaeschke
2016 Stroke München, Folly and Muse 4.-8.Mai
2015 Affordable Art Fair Hamburg, Galerie Jaeschke
2015 Affordable Art Fair Singapore, Artspace Warehouse, LA
2015 ART.FAIR Köln, Galerie Angela Reitz
2015 Art Copenhagen, KuRa
2015 Love Art Toronto, Artspace Warehouse, LA
2015 Galerie Nottbohm, Göttingen
2015 AAF New York, Artspace Warehouse, LA
2015 Minden, Team Kreativ
2015 Palms Springs FINE ART FAIR
2015 Frankfurter Kunstmesse 15, Galerie KuRa
2015 LA Art Show, Artspace Warehouse
2014 Red Dot Miami, Artspace Warehouse
2014 Ostseegalerie, Timmendorf, Gemeinschaftssaustellung mit Jim der Kuile
2014 Galerie Kura, Hamburg,  Gruppenausstellung
2014 Housten Fine Art Fair, Artspace Warehouse
2014 Art Toronto, Artspace Warehouse
2014 Artspace Warehouse Los Angeles, US
2014 AAF Brüssel
2014 AAF Maastricht
2013 AAF Amsterdam
2013 Galerie und Art, Minden, Gemeinschaftsaustellung
2012 Affordable Art Fair Hamburg, Germany
2012 Wiener Internationale Kunstmesse, Vienna, Austria
2011 Galerie Jaeschke, Braunschweig, Germany
2011 Ostsee-Galerie Timmendorfer Strand, Germany
2011 e-on | Avacon, Lueneburg, Germany
2007 Galerie Nottbohm, Goettingen, Germany
2005 Galerie Jaeschke, Braunschweig, Germany
2003 PoGa Galerie, Hamburg, Germany
2002 Blond-Galerie 3, Schloss Rantzau, Barmstedt, Germany