Sophie von Hellermann (*1975 in Munich) lives and works in Margate, Kent.
Studied at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf with Dieter Krieg and Royal College of Art, London. Founding member hobbypopMuseum 1999.

Selected solo exhibitions include:
Wentrup Gallery, Berlin (2019 upcoming). Recent solo exhibitons include Ileden, Greene Naftali Gallery New York (2019); New Waves, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London (2018); Stufen zur Kunst, Kunstverein Hannover (2017); After a Fashion – A Play with Fire, Vilma Gold, London (2015); Novel Ways, Greene Naftali, New York (2013); Elephant in the Room, Firstsite Colchester (2011); Sophie von Hellermann & Josh Smith, Museum Dhont-Dhaenens, Deurle (2010); Maxismus, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles (2009) and Judgement Day, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein (2006).

Selected group exhibitions include:
Digitalia (with hobbypopMuseum), Dortmunder Kunstverein (2018); Fleming Faloon, Office Baroque, Brussels (2017); Empathy and Abstraction: Modernist Woman in Germany, Kunsthalle Bielefeld (2015); Call and Response, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York (2015); Watercolor, Tate Britain (curated by Alison Smith), London (2011); Dear Painter/Cher Peintre, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris and Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt (2002); Saatchi Gallery (2001), London and Trouble Spot Painting, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst (organised by Luc Tuymans), Antwerp (1999).

David Ostrowski (*1981 in Cologne) lives and works in Cologne.
Studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf with Albert Oehlen from 2004–2009. He was awarded the Atelierstipendium by the Kölnischer Kunstverein and the Imhoff-Stiftung, Cologne, in 2012.

Selected solo exhibitions include:
Political Paintings, Sundogs, Paris (2019 upcoming). Recent solo exhibitions include Political Correction, Piece Unique, Cologne (2019), The thin red line, Sprüth Magers, London (2018), Bei mir geht es in den Keller hoch, Blueproject Foundation, Barcelona (2017); To Lose (a two man show with Michail Pirgelis), Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Düren (2016); The F Word, ARKEN Museum, Copenhagen (2015); I want to die forever, Kunstraum Innsbruck (2015); as well as How to do things left, Rubell Family Collection, Miami (2014) and Just do it, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin (2014).  

Selected group exhibitions include:
Full of Peril and Weirdness: Painting as a Universalims, M Woods Museum, Beijing (2015); Ordinary Freaks, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz (2014) and  Beware Wet Paint, ICA, London (2014).  Ostrowski’s work also featured in DONT, Music and Art Performance, Halle 9 Kirowwerk, Leipzig (2017).

Andreas Schulze (*1955 in Hannover) lives and works in Cologne.
Studied at the Gesamthochschule Kassel and the Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf with Dieter Krieg. Since 2008 professor for painting at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf.

Selected solo exhibitions include:
An Aus Laut Leise, Kunsthalle Bielefeld (2018); Andreas Schulze, VGH Versicherung, Hannover (2017); Traffic Jam, Galerie Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles (2016); Nebel im Wohnzimmer, Villa Merkel, Esslingen (2014), Kunstmuseum Bonn (2014) and Kunstmuseum St. Gallen (2015); Stau, Galerie Sprüth Magers, Berlin (2015); Erbsenstraße, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt (2014); Windows, Team Gallery, New York (2013); Interieurs, Werkschau Andreas Schulze, Falckenberg Collection, Hamburg (2010) and Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Düren (2010); Opening Show of Monika Sprüth Galerie, Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne (1983).

Selected group exhibitions include:
Salon der Gegenwart, Hamburg (2017); Die 80er. Figurative Malerei in der BRD, Städel, Frankfurt (2015); Lost Paradise – The Inner Animal, KAI 10 Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf (2014); Malerie der 80er, curated by Albert Oehlen, Sprüth Magers, Berlin (2012); Abstract, Museum Moderner Kunst, Klagenfurt (2008); Hausschau, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg (2000); 1997 La triennale di Milano – a noir, Triennale di Milano (1997); Kölner Kunst, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen (1988); An international survey of recent painting and sculpture, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York (1984) and New Art, Tate Gallery, London (1983).