Exhibitions

Solo exhibitions by Bettina Heinen-Ayech


Awarded the 1993 Culture Prize of the Baden Citizens' Foundation by Mr. Gerd Kaimer, Mayor of the City of Solingen, to Bettina Heinen-Ayech on December 11, 1993
Awarded the 1993 Culture Prize of the Baden Citizens' Foundation by Mr. Gerd Kaimer, Mayor of the City of Solingen, to Bettina Heinen-Ayech on December 11, 1993

2017

  • Retrospective at the Villa Stahmer Museum in Georgsmarienhütte
Retrospective exhibition poster 2017 at Villa Stahmer in Georgsmarienhütte
Retrospective exhibition poster 2017 at Villa Stahmer in Georgsmarienhütte

2016

  • Solingen, Gallery Gecko
Exhibition catalog "Dar El-Kenz" gallery, Algiers
Exhibition catalog "Dar El-Kenz" gallery, Algiers
  • Algier, Gallery „Dar El-Kenz“
  • Algerian writer Farida Hamadou leaves that in her novel "Maryam". The main character of her story - Maryam - visit the artist Bettina Heinen-Ayech in a fictional plot in her studio in Guelma, Editions L´Harmattan, Paris, 2016 p.70-80.

2015

  • Participation of Bettina Heinen-Ayech in January 2015 as a guest of honor in the Khenchela art salon in Algeria
  • Awarded the medal of November 1st, a high Algerian award, to Bettina Heinen-Ayech in recognition of her services to the visual arts in Algeria on March 8th, 2015 by the Wali (prefect) of Guelma, Mr. Larbi Merzoug
Ceremony in the auditorium of the University of Guelma for Bettina Heinen-Ayech on April 5th, 2015
Ceremony in the auditorium of the University of Guelma for Bettina Heinen-Ayech on April 5th, 2015
  • Ceremony on April 5, 2015 as part of a tribute to the artist Bettina Heinen-Ayech at the University of Guelma on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the painter in Algeria; national and international guests - such as Ms. Claude Touilie from the Sorbonne in Paris, Mr. Hassen Bouabdellah, Mr. Mustapha Oualimah, Mr. Messaoud Belhasseb, Ridha Boukhatem and Mr. Rector Nemamcha give speeches
  • Dedication of the 6th "Salon National des Arts Plastiques de Bordj-Bou-Arreridj" in Algeria by the artist Bettina Heinen-Ayech - exhibition in the pavilion of honor

2014

Retrospective 2014 by Bettina at the Musee National Public de Cirta in Constantine
Retrospective 2014 by Bettina at the Musee National Public de Cirta in Constantine
  • Naming of the exhibition hall of the Palace of Culture in Guelma after the painter Bettina Heinen-Ayech on the occasion of the "International Day of the Artist" on June 8th, 2014
  • Vernissage on April 15th, 2014 of the retrospective by Bettina Heinen-Ayech at the Musée National Public Cirta in Constantine / Algeria on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the painter Bettina in Algeria
  • Bettina Heinen-Ayech reports on October 17, 2014 - in front of a large audience - in the gallery "Gleis 3" in Solingen about her eventful life as an artist and the presentation of pictures from Algeria

Sign saying "Bettina Fine Arts Exhibition Hall" in the Guelma Palace of Culture
Sign saying "Bettina Fine Arts Exhibition Hall" in the Guelma Palace of Culture

2012

Poster for the exhibition in the "Graphic Studio" gallery in Berlin
Poster for the exhibition in the "Graphic Studio" gallery in Berlin
  • Berlin, exhibition in the gallery "graphic studio"
  • Solingen, exhibition in the Foyer der Stadt Sparkasse
  • Kreuzthal-Eisenbach (Isny), Haus Tanne

2011

Invitation card exhibition in the gallery Dar-El-Kenz in Algiers

  • Algier, exhibition in the gallery „Dar-el-kenz“

2009

  • Ceremony at the Ministry of Culture in Algiers to honor artist Bettina on the occasion of International Women's Day

2008

  • Solingen,gallery „SK“
  • Berlin, gallery of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung / Deutsch-Algerischer Kulturverein.(YEDD)
  • Angers, gallery in the "Tour St. Aubin" in the Citadel of Angers in France at the invitation of the French-Arab cultural association "Kalima"

2004

  • Algiers, second large retrospective of 100 pictures in the National Museum of Algiers under the auspices of Ms. Khalida Toumi, Minister of Culture, the museum makes purchases

2003

  • Aachen, Center Culturel Français as part of the Algerian Culture Year in France
  • Ceremony in the Ministry of Culture in Algiers to honor the artist's entire oeuvre

2002

Invitation card German-Algerian society
Invitation card German-Algerian society
  • Algier, Deutsch-Algerische Gesellschaft

2001

Paris City Hall
Paris City Hall
  • Paris, city hall
  • Bonn, diplomatic school

2000

  • Solingen, Kunstmuseum Baden
Invitation card Museum Baden, 2000
Invitation card Museum Baden, 2000
  • Eschweiler, Kunstverein

1999

The Klaus Wiens Collection, pictures by Bettina Heinen-Ayech, 1999
The Klaus Wiens Collection, pictures by Bettina Heinen-Ayech, 1999
  • Borken, Stadtmuseum Borken
Exhibition poster: The Algerian sun in the Borken City Museum, 1999
Exhibition poster: The Algerian sun in the Borken City Museum, 1999

1998

  • Paris, Centre Culturel Algérien
  • Prix d´honneur de la ville de Constantine
  • Solingen, August-Dicke-Gymnasium, on its 125th anniversary

1996

  • Dülmen, Forum der alten Sparkasse, Volkshochschule Dülmen
  • Tunis, Espace Sophonisbe, Carthago, Goethe-Institut Tunis

1995

  • Gummersbach, Bruno-Goller-Haus

1993

Bettina in the Solingen calendar from 1993
Bettina in the Solingen calendar from 1993
  • Algiers, large retrospective with over 120 pictures in the Musée National des Beaux Arts
  • d´Alger (National Museum of Algiers), the museum makes purchases
Invitation card National Museum Algiers
Invitation card National Museum Algiers
  • Awarded the cultural award of the Baden Foundation in 1993
Award certificate from the Baden Foundation, 1993
Award certificate from the Baden Foundation, 1993

1992

  • Arundel, Little Gallery
  • Rostock, Schifffahrtsmuseum
  • Solingen, Stadt-Sparkasse (Retrospective with catalog)

1990

  • Würzburg, Otto-Richter-Halle, Freunde Mainfränkischer Kunst und Geschichte e.V.
  • Paris, Centre Culturel Algérien

1989

  • Skikda, Rathaus

1988

  • Remscheid, Theatergalerie des Stadttheaters
  • Frankfurt, Nebbiensches Gartenhaus, Frankfurter Künstlerclub

1987

  • Bad Aussee, Oberbank
  • Wien, Arabbank

1986

  • El Oued, Maison de la Culture

1985

  • Solingen, Stadt-Sparkasse Solingen
  • Algier, Centre Culturel de la Wilaya d´Alger
  • Constantine, Hotel Cirta, as part of the international film festival «Panorama»

1984

  • Damascus, Goethe Institute, the National Museum Damascus makes purchases
  • Aleppo, Musée National
  • Solingen, gallery Solingen artist in the German Klingenmuseum

1983

  • Bern, gallery d´Art „Münster“
Invitation card from the Galerie d´Art “Münster, Bern
Invitation card from the Galerie d´Art “Münster, Bern

1982

  • Köln, Galerie MAP

1980

  • Remscheid, Städtisches Museum, Heimatmuseum Hasten
  • Solingen, Hotel Stadt Solingen
  • Frankfurt, Nebbiensches Gartenhaus, Frankfurter Künstlerclub

1978

  • Annaba, Centre Culturel Français
  • Solingen, Hotel Stadt Solingen
  • Buchschlag, Stadt Dreieich, Bürgersaal

1977

  • Bern, gallery d´Art „Münster“
  • Algier, Kunstverein (UNAP)

1976

  • Gladbeck, Museum Wasserschloss Wittringen
  • Meisenheim, Volksbildungswerk

1975

  • Bern, gallery d´Art „Münster“
  • Weil am Rhein, Haus der Volksbildung
  • Solingen, gallery Solingen artist in the German Klingenmuseum
  • Annaba, Centre Culturel Français

1973

  • Springe/Deister, Kreis Heimat-Museum
  • Rabat, Goethe-Institut
  • Casablanca, Goethe-Institut
  • Algier, Kunstverein (UNAP)

1972

  • Hamburg, Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst
  • Hagen, Galerie Dörner

1971

  • Bern, gallery d´Art „Münster“
  • Gummersbach, Theodor-Heuss-Akademie, Friedrich–Naumann–Stiftung

1970

  • Tunis, Ausstellung im Salon des Arts
  • Ludwigsburg, gallery Völter

1968

  • Bern, gallery d´Art „Münster“
  • Höxter, Kunstkabinett Julius Henze
  • Algier, Kunstverein (UNAP)

1967

  • Berlin, gallery von Kalkstein

1966

  • Solingen, Foyer des Stadttheaters
  • Düsseldorf, Internationales Bildungswerk „Die Brücke“

1965

  • Zofingen, gallery zur Alten Kanzlei

1964

  • Paris, gallery Raymond Duncan
  • München, gallery Stenzel

1963

  • Solingen, Deutsches Klingenmuseum
  • Bern, gallery Cachet

1962

  • Kairo, Deutsches Kulturinstitut
  • Höxter, Schloss Corvey
  • Bern, gallery Cachet

1961

  • Bern, gallery Schneider
  • Hamburg, BP-Clubheim

1960

  • Solingen, Neue Rhein Zeitung
  • Duisburg, Neue Rhein Zeitung
  • Kopenhagen, gallery Arne Petersen

1958

  • Hannoversch Münden, Welfenschloss, Heimatmuseum
  • Kopenhagen, Deutscher Club

1957

  • Solingen, Neue Rhein Zeitung
  • Husum, Nordfriesisches Museum, Nissenhaus
  • Kopenhagen, Deutscher Club

1955/56   

  • Pictures of the then 18-year-old Bettina were taken by the Frankfurt gallery owner Hanna Bekker vom Rath in the group exhibition German Contemporary Art (1955/56), in which these, alongside works of art by Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Paul Klee, Max Beckmann, Max Ernst, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Käthe Kollwitz were shown on a tour through South America, Africa and Asia. Karl Schmidt-Rottluff advised her: "Bettina, stay true to yourself!"

1955

  • First exhibition of 20 watercolors and drawings in the Kursaal in Bad Homburg. Meeting with Hanna Becker vom Rath (Frankfurter Kunstkabinett) and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff


Group exhibitions by Bettina Heinen-Ayech

Group exhibitions


  • Pictures of the then 18-year-old Bettina were taken by the Frankfurt gallery owner Hanna Bekker vom Rath in the group exhibition German Contemporary Art (1955/56), in which these, alongside works of art by Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Paul Klee, Max Beckmann, Max Ernst, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Käthe Kollwitz were shown on a tour through South America, Africa and Asia. Karl Schmidt-Rottluff advised her: "Bettina, stay true to yourself!"
  • "Contemporary Algerian Art" (Algerian Art Association, UNAP) in Sofia, Prague, Moscow, Paris
  • "Africa has many faces" in the Museum Rade organized by Rolf Italiaander
  • "German artists see Africa", exhibition hall of the Westfalenpark in Dortmund
  • Participation in the art fairs of Basel, Düsseldorf and Paris, represented by the gallery of contemporary art in Hamburg
  • Participation in group exhibitions in Solingen, Algiers, Oran, Annaba, Guelma, Sedrata, Souk-Ahras, Tebessa, Batna, Skikda

Dr. Haroun Ayech