Maika Romanow


Maika Romanow

[Artist Biography]


1985 Born in Wismar, Germany

2014 Internship for ottoman miniature painting at the miniaturist

Taner Alakuş, Fatih, Istanbul

2010 – 14 Diploma in Painting and Textile Arts,

Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle, Saale,

Prof. Ulrich Reimkasten

2012 Theatre project to encourage international understanding,

Czernowitz, Ukraine

2008 – 10 Studies at the WHZ faculty of Applied Arts Schneeberg

2004 – 07 Qualification as an occupational therapist



[Artist Statement]


On High Heels we are wavering and limping between pain, risky lust and pragmatic harmony. The figure as a central subject reflects a melting pot of abysses and potentiality. I am composing illustrious visions against a swifting copyshop-society.

2015 Art fair „Art-Insbruck“, Insbruck, Österreich (2016);

Fellini Gallery, Berlin, group exhibition;

„Die Neue Sinnlichkeit“, JVA Magdeburg, prison cell 1.50;


2014 „sampling woman“, Westpol A.I.R. Space, Leipzig;

„Kunst trotz(t) Zeitnot“, galerie temporaire, Halle, Saale;

„art‘pu:l“, Fair for contemporary art, Pulheim, Köln;

„Ornament und Bewegung“, exhibition of HKD Burg Giebichenstein and the Sepia-Institute, in the art foundation of Sachsen-Anhalt;

„miniature slalom“, Painting Gallery, Sultanahmet, Istanbul;

„Die Gedanken sind frei“, group exhibition at the SALUS-Institut, Magdeburg;

2013 „treasure chest“, Rauminhalt, Halle, Saale;

2012 Curation of the exhibition „Echo“ in Magdeburg (SALUS), Germany