Beatrix Reinhardt grew up in Jena, Germany. After the completion of her undergraduate studies in New German Literature at the Freie Universität Berlin she planned to study at the New School for Social Research in New York for one year. The one year became two and Reinhardt graduated with M.A. in Media Studies. During her studies at the New School she started her studies of photography, which she continued at Illinois State University. Since the completion of a Master of Fine Arts degree, Reinhardt has been living, working, curating and teaching in different parts of the world. She has been invited as artist-in-residence to universities and galleries in Finland, India, South Africa, Australia, China, Turkey, Vietnam and the US, amongst others.  In 2005 she was appointed at City University of New York/CUNY and lives and works the majority of the year in Queens, N.Y. 


Reinhardt’s work has been exhibited in Europe, North America, Africa, Australia and Asia. Awards received include individual artist fellowships and artist’s project grants from the CUNY Research Foundation, John Anson Kitteredge Foundation, Australian National University and other non-for-profit arts organizations and residency programs.  


Her work was featured in a variety of publications including Die Zeit (Germany), Contact Sheet (USA), FOTOGRAF magazine (Czechia)Prefix Photo (Canada), Flash Forward 2007 Book (Magenta Foundation), the photoMagazine (Germany) among others. Her work is included in a number of corporate, museum, private and university collections across the United States and abroad including the New York City Public Library, California Museum of Photography, Haggerty Museum of Art, Center of Photography at Woodstock, Light Work collection, Old Parliament House in Canberra/Australia and Rural Documentary Collection in Illinois. 

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