1981 born in Pforzheim, Germany
2002 – 2008 studied painting and graphic arts at the Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden, Diploma
2008 – 2010 postgraduate studies with Ralf Kerbach, Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden

Currently lives and works in Berlin and New York City.

awards, scholarships, study visits, collectives

2023 study visit in Leipzig, Germany
2020 founding member of M.I.A. project, artist collective, Berlin
2017 nomination for Edward Steichen Award Luxemburg
study visit in Brussels, Belgium
2016 study visits in New York City, USA and Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2015 scholarship to work in the graphic workshops of the Academy of Fine Arts Dresden
and participation in the graphic folder in the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the Academy
2014 artist residency, castle Wiepersdorf
2013 Sachsen-Art 2013, award for young art in Saxony
2011 publisher at SALZ publishing house for artists books
2010 Hegenbarth grant, Dresdner Stiftung Kunst&Kultur der Ostsaechsischen Sparkasse
2006 Sokrates-Erasmus scholarship, Academy of Arts, Prague

public collections

Brandenburgisches Landesmuseum für moderne Kunst
Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
Hochschule für Bildende Kuenste Dresden – Archiv
Kunstfonds, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden
Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Grafische Sammlung
Kunstsammlung des Saechsischen Landtages
Kunstsammlung der Ostsaechsischen Sparkasse Dresden
Kupferstich-Kabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden
Neue Saechsische Galerie Chemnitz
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz Kupferstichkabinett Berlin
Staedtische Galerie Dresden – Kunstsammlung

Included in numerous national and international private collections.


2022 It’s a feeling II, M.I.A., artist book, SALZ-Verlag, Podrosche
2021 It’s a feeling I, M.I.A., artist book, SALZ-Verlag, Podrosche
2019 ANNA LEONHARDT, LIGHTS, KERBER Verlag, Bielefeld/Berlin
2015 Anna Leonhardt: RAUMZEUG, Emmanuel Post books, Berlin
2013 KUNST | BILANZ, Ostsaechsische Sparkasse Dresden
2012 100 Saechsische Grafiken, Neue Saechsische Galerie, Chemnitz
SIMULTAN, paintings and collages, Eva-Maria Kuss Verlag, Augsburg
#03 SALZ Edition, Dummy, artist book, SALZ-Verlag, Podrosche
MOTTE 1, artist book, SALZ-Verlag, Podrosche
2008 Diploma catalog, Die Verlagsgesellschaft
Linientreu, drawings, Die Verlagsgesellschaft

solo exhibitions

2024 Aspekte II: Studio in Motion, Galerie Zink Waldkirchen (upcoming)
2023 MALEREI, Galerie Friese, Berlin
TOUCHING SPACE, Galerie Laetitia Gorsy, She BAM!, Leipzig
2022 To Be One Is Always To Become With Many, MARC STRAUS, New York, NY
2020 LIGHTS, Marc Straus, New York, NY
What is Real?, Jeanne Silverthorne & Anna Leonhardt, German Consulate General New York, NY
2018 Paintings, Marc Straus, New York, NY
2016 ELDRIDGE, Marc Straus, New York, NY
2015 RAUMZEUG, Kunstverein Trier Junge Kunst, Trier
2014 Extending Blue, EMMANUEL POST contemporary art, Berlin
2013 Andere Raeume, Sachsen-Art 2013, Galerie Mitte, Dresden
2012 MESS, curated by Mathias Wagner, Galerie Grafikladen, Dresden
2011 Hegenbarth grants, Staedtische Galerie, Dresden
2010 Malerei und Collagen, Galerie Ines Schulz, Dresden
Malerei, Galerie Leo.Coppi, Berlin
2008 neue raeume, Koloni, Dresden
2007 ff, Kabinett Galerie treibhaus, Dresden

selected group exhibitions

2023 Happy lucky life, Porte, Leipzig
2022 MAG_Gunst der Stunde, Albertinum, Dresden
Tasty Painting, Deutscher Kuenstlerbund, Berlin
It’s a feeling, M.I.A., Kunstverein Meissen
WE KISS WE CRY, Anna Leonhardt & Henrike Pilz, Kunstverein Boeblingen
IMAGE FÉTICHE, Galerie Stephanie Kelly, Dresden
2021 Neue Position, GMR, Frankfurt am Main
PROTOTYPEN Muster und Vision, Staedtische Galerie Dresden
Raeume xs, Wilhelm Hallen, Berlin
Focus on Abstraction, Milchhof Pavillon, Berlin
2020 FEM, Nassau Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
2018 EXISTENZ, Oktogon, Academy of Fine Arts Dresden, Dresden
2017 Geradewohl, Toolbox Galerie, Berlin
2016 Home, Minimal Art Gallery, Redbase Foundation, Yogyakarta
Edition CCL, Kulturrathaus, Dresden
If Only Bella Abzug Were Here, Marc Straus, New York, NY
2015 Das muss man gesehen haben!, Staedtische Galerie, Dresden
SPECTRUM ONE/on canvas, Galerie Eigenheim, Berlin
SACHSEN-ART award winners 2002 – 2013, Neuer Saechsischer Kunstverein, Dresden
JUNISALON: Abzocken ohne anzuecken, Oktogon, Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden
Winker Alphabet, Drei Ringe, Leipzig
2014 Castle Wiepersdorf artists in residence 2014, Representation of Brandenburg at the national level, Berlin
Salon Anastasia, Studio Nihil Baxter, Berlin
Leonhardt-Dill, paintings, castle Wiepersdorf, Wiepersdorf
2013 Farbe konkret, Galerie 2. Stock, Neues Rathaus, Dresden
IN YOUR FACE #2, Augsburg
2012 100 Saechsische Grafiken, Neue Saechsische Galerie Chemnitz
2011 WIN/WIN, acquisitions by Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen, Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig,
and Representation of Saxony at the national level, Berlin

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