Born in Hamburg, Germany
Lives and works in New York City and Berlin


1987  MFA, (Freie Kunst) Hochschule fuer bildende Kuenste (HfbK),                         Hamburg ,Germany
1981   Liberal Academy of Arts, Hamburg, Germany


2021 Light~Waves, mtn space gallery, Lake Worth, FL

2019 Zeit-Sichten/ time-views, Galerie Borssenanger, Chemnitz, Germany

2019 Die Zeit, die Zeit, Studio Donata Wenders, Berlin, Germany

2018 Zeit Zeichen/ studio im Hochhaus, Berlin, mit Inge Krause
2016 Zeit-Räume/ Time Spaces, Galerie Borssenanger
         Chemnitz, Germany

2011 Out of Line, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Gold, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

2008 Paintings, Simon Gallery, Morristown, NJ

2008 Ost West, KunstBuero Berlin, Berlin, Germany

2008 Ost West, Luftraum, Berlin, Germany 
2006 Times of the Day, Karolyn Sherwood Gallery, Des Moines, IA

2006 Out of Waves, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY

2004 Galeria Cadaques Dos, Cadaques, Spain

2003 Light in the Basement, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY

2000 Axel Raben Gallery, New York, NY

1999 Vail Giesler Gallery, Des Moines, IA

1998 San Lorenzo Gallery, New York, NY

1993 Fresh Breath, Open Space Gallery, New York, NY


2024 Disrupting the Grid, Kentler int. Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

2023 4paper, Atelierhaus/ Kunstverein Haus 8, Kiel, Germany

2022 4paper, factory in Kuenstlerhaus Vienna, Austria

2021 Works on paper (with Melissa Meyer, Louis Zwiebel), mtn space gallery, 
        Lake Worth, FL

2019 Aspects of Red, Galeria Horizon, Colera, Spain

2019 Wintersalon, Frische Arbeiten, Galerie Borssenanger, Chemnitz, Germany

2019 Alle2, studio im Hochhaus, Berlin, Germany

2018 Artspring Central, Museum Pankow, Berlin, Germany

2018 ALLE, studio im Hochhaus, Berlin, Germany

2018, Best of Ost, Galerie Feinkunst Krueger, Hamburg, Germany

2017, 2018  Black and White, Argazzi Art, Lakeville, CT

2017 « La Peinture et les Femmes » Eine Sommerausstellung mit Frauen,
         Galerie Borssenanger, Chemnitz, Germany

2017 Artspring 2017, offene Ateliers Pankow, Prenzlauer Berg,  
         Weissensee, Milchhof e. V., Berlin, Germany
2016 Opium, ECC Weissensee, Kommune5 +Art Week Berlin, Berlin
2015 Reaching for Pi, Site Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Wintersalon, Galerie Borssenanger, Chemnitz, Germany

2014 Art Weissensee, UTA, Kunsthalle Berlin, Germany

2013 Verliebte Kuenstler, Berlin Art Week, Kunsthalle Berlin, Germany

2012 Red Dot Art Fair- Miami, SCAA Gallery San Diego, CA

2012 44th Annual Collectors Show, Arkansas Art Center, AK

2012 Calm Heaven on Earth, Galerie Sherin Najjar, Berlin, Germany

2012 Art San Diego, SCAA Gallery, San Diego, CA

2012 Cool, Calm, Collected, Danese Gallery, NYC, NY

2011 Common Ground, Argazzi Art, Lakeville, CT

2011 Group Exhibition, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

2011 Gruppenausstellung, KunstBuero Berlin, Berlin Germany

2010 Pulse Art Fair, Miami, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

2010 A Gathering of Gifts: Relationships That Build Our Collections,
         Alaska Museum of the North, Fairbanks, AK, Febr.6- May 8, 2010

2009 Very, Very Large Drawings, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia PA

2009 On, Of or About: 50 Paper Works, Texas State University,
         San Marcos, TX

2009 50 Very Small Works on Paper, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

2006 Gridlock, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

2006 Two-Persons Show, Karolyn Sherwood Gallery, Des Moines, IA

2004 Infinite Possibilities, Serial Imagery in 20th Century Drawings, (Kramarsky
         Collection), Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley, MA

2003 Up Close and Personal, Karolyn Sherwood Gallery, Des Moines, IA

2002 Zenroxy, Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY

2002 Ad Infinitum, a selection of serial works from the collection, Wynn Kramarsky,
         New York, NY

2001 White, Parade Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland

2001 Power of the Female Artist, Steven Vail Galleries, Des Moines, IA

2000 Another Story Altogether: Abstraction in Painting Today, Castle Gallery,
         New Rochelle, New York

1999 Core, Stark Gallery, New York, NY, curated by B.D. Sigel

1997 50th Anniversary Exhibition, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY

1996 Group Rehabilitation Art Auction, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg,Germany

1996 National Painting Exhibition Competition, First Street Gallery, New York
          NY, selected by Tom Cugliani

1995 This & That, Exhibition Space, New York, NY

1993 Drawing Exhibition, Kuntsthall, New York, NY, curated by
         Christian Leigh

1991 Value Show, Dooley Le Cappellaine Gallery, New York, NY
         First Nano-Sense Exhibition, Dooley Le Cappellaine Gallery,
         New York, NY


2012 Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Individual Support Grant
2010 Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Individual Fellowship
2009 Loft Nota Bene, Cadaques, Spain
2004 Loft Nota Bene, Cadaques, Spain
2001 Loft Nota Bene, Cadaques, Spain


Harvard University Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas, Austin
Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC
Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, Colorado Springs, CO
University of Alaska, Museum of the North, Fairbanks, AL
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Werner Kramarsky, New York, NY
Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME


2022 Guenther Oberhollenzer. 4paper/ Vienna, brochure essay

2019 Matthias Zwarg. Short Stories about Time, Freie Presse Chemnitz,

2012 Stefan Weppelmann. Calm Heaven on Earth, Catalog essay
         for exhibition at Sherin Najjar Galerie, September

2011 Edith Newhall. Repeat, repeat, Philadelphia Inquirer, May

2010 Roberta Fallon. Size Matters, Philadelphiaweekly, January

2010 Robin Rice. Well- Endowed, Philadelphia Citypaper, January

2010 Marilyn Macgregor. Supersized drawings at Gallery Joe,
         Broad Street Review, January

2009 Edith Newhall. Very, very large, The Philadelphia Inquirer, December

2009 Edith Newhall. Grids and Circles, The Philadelphia Inquirer, January

2009 Lori Hill. Sabine Friesicke’s “Gold” and Simon Frost’s “Oculus” at
         Gallery Joe, Citypaper Philadelphia, PA, January

2008 Weppelmann, Stefan. Magic of the Line, Sabine Friesicke’s New Work.
         Catalog essay for exhibition Ost West at KunstBueroBerlin, Berlin

2008 Balkenhol, Stephan. Catalog essay for exhibition Ost West at
         KunstBueroBerlin, Berlin

2008 Strauch, Marc. Catalog essay for exhibition Ost West at
         KunstBueroBerlin, Berlin

2008 Eshoo, Amy. 560 Broadway: A Drawing Collection at Work, 1991- 2006,
         Yale University Press, New Haven and London

2006 Pierre, Amanda. Lines Marks Draw Eyes to Minimalist Art.
          Des Moines Register, July

2006 Amy, Michael. Brochure essay for Exhibition at Robert Steele Gallery,
         New York, NY

2005 ALLGEMEINES KUENSTLER LEXIKON. Die bildenden Kuenstler
         allerZeiten und Voelker. Band 4 KG Saur, Muenchen-Leipzig 2005

2004 Johnson, Paddy. Light in the Basement, catalog essay for exhibition
         at Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY                   
2004 Pfeiffer Prudence, in One Day After Another: Seriality and the Stuttering Word,
          from Infinite Possibilities, Serial Imagery 20th Century Drawings.
          Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, Sept.

2004 Malla, Huc. Combinaciones Lineal. Bonart Magazine, Spain, September

2004 Amy, Michael. Sabine Friesicke at Robert Steele. Art in America. New York,

2003 Reitzfeld, Robert. A Trip to Germany. NY Arts Magazine, New York, September

2000 Brown, Molly. Visual Stimulation. Des Moines Register, IA, July

2000 Chambers, Christopher. Picks. NY Arts Magazine, New York, September

2000 Huang, Wennie. Another Story Altogether. Abstraction in Painting Today.
         brochure essay, Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, New