Dorothee Joachim received a Masters Degree in Painting from FH Cologne, Department of Fine Art. In 2012, she won the Leo Breuer Award of Landschaftsverband Rheinland (LVR), along with solo exhibitions at LVR LandesMuseum and at Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung in Bonn. Recent solo and two-person shows include installations at kjubh Kunstverein, Cologne (accompanied by a catalog), and Laszló Vass Collection, Veszprém, HUN (2-P), 2017; Off Space, Devening Projects, Chicago (2-P), 2012; Brühler Kunstverein, Brühl, Germany, and Devening Projects, Chicago, 2009; pp projects, Hamburg, 2008; Kunst aus NRW, Aachen-Kornelimünster (2-P), 2007; galerie januar e.V., Bochum, 2002; Kunstmuseum Mülheim/Ruhr (with catalog) and Galerie Schütte, Essen, 2001. In 2011, she presented “IM ROHBAU”, a one-day site-specific painting intervention at W7, Haus Wallrath + Jacob, a Cologne residential building from 1888 in reconstruction, in cooperation with architect Andrea Wallrath, BDA.
Recent group exhibitions include Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, 2018; Kunstforum Solothurn and Galerie Abbühl, Solothurn, CH, Galerie Schmidt und Schütte, Cologne, and The Flying Field, Berlin, 2017; COFA Contemporary, Cologne, and EXPO Chicago / Editions + Books (with Devening Projects), 2016; Mies van der Rohe Haus, Berlin, Verein für aktuelle Kunst/Ruhrgebiet e.V., Oberhausen, and Museum Bochum, 2013; Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn, 2012; Kunstmeile Wangen #4, Wangen / Allgäu, 2011; Angle art contemporain, Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, F, and Judith Racht Gallery, Harbert, MI, 2010; Galerie oqbo, Berlin, HALLE ZEHN, Cologne, and Northern Illinois University Art Museum, DeKalb, IL, 2009; Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum, Hagen, 2005 and 2004; Hunter College / Times Square Gallery, New York, 2003.
In addition to these projects, Dorothee Joachim has exhibited her painting widely since the late seventies. Her work is featured in numerous private and public collections including Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum, Hagen, LVR LandesMuseum, Bonn, and KOLUMBA Museum and Museum Ludwig in Cologne. She lives and works in Cologne.