about

rene meyer is a contemporary stencil artist, who lives and works in leipzig, germany. since more than a decade he has dedicated himself to creating filigree stencils with a focus on complex industrial architecture and urban landscapes instead of figurative motives. he painstakingly cuts all of his complex multi-layered stencils traditionally by hand. as a contemporary stencil artist, he experiments with various materials and the stencils itself. Always searching for new aesthetics by playing around with concepts and combinations to push stencil art a bit further — which leads to different styles and aesthetics in his series.

he has been a participant in several urban art events national and international. his work is also exhibited in different solo and group exhibitions. besides his studio works, he is also active in the streets.

art events

  • year 2019
    art competition Stencil Art Prize
    location Tortuga Studios, Sydney | AUS
  • year 2019
    urban art festival iBug #14
    location Bahnbetriebswerk, Reichenbach | GER
  • year 2018
    artist residence ARTURb
    location Artistas Unidos em Residência, Lagos | PT
  • year 2018
    urban art festival iBug #13
    location NAPLAFA, Chemnitz | GER
  • year 2018
    art festival Monumenta
    location Pittlerwerke, Leipzig | GER

exhibitions

  • year 2019
    group show Stencil Art Prize - Touring Exhibition
    location Southern Buoy Studios, Mornington | AUS
  • year 2019
    group show Concrete, rust and untold stories
    location Take a Butcher's Gallery, Dusseldorf | GER
  • year 2019
    group show LAC – Love all colours II
    location O.D. Gallery, Amsterdam | NL
  • year 2019
    group show Fusion K – Momentum in Memoriam A.D.
    location Galerie Forum K, Plauen | GER
  • year 2019
    group show SMRT
    location Malzhaus, Plauen | GER
  • year 2019
    group show DA$ KAPITAL – Banknotes only
    location Take a Butcher's Gallery, Dusseldorf | GER
  • year 2019
    group show CUT, SPRAY, PRAY
    location The Undercroft, London | ENG
  • year 2019
    group show Love Cat An Artistic Approach 2
    location Scriptorium, Berlin | GER
  • year 2018
    group show Junge Kunst aus Prinzip #5
    location Galerie Forum K, Plauen | GER
  • year 2018
    group show Stencil Masters Edition 0.1
    location LAC, Lagos | PT
  • year 2018
    solo show Knife-shift
    location Grüner Raum am Kanal, Leipzig | GER
  • year 2017
    solo show Hard knock knife
    location Galerie Forum K, Plauen | GER
  • year 2016
    solo show Work-knife-balance
    location Galerie Hier+Jetzt, Leipzig | GER
  • year 2015
    group show Finalist Stencil Art Prize
    location aMBUSH GALLERY, Sydney | AUS
  • year 2013
    group show Eastpak Artist Studio — DAA
    location Idealabs, Antwerpen | BE
  • year 2012
    group show Metropolitan
    location Strychnin Gallery, Berlin | GER
  • year 2011
    group show Burn-In
    location 'Alte Feuerwache', Plauen | GER