Emmanuelle RAPIN

02.10.1974, born in Epinal, France

Since 2006 I live and work in Berlin as a mixed media artist and art embroiderer.

Recent  exhibitions and projects :


Exhibition Sauvage curated by Julia Reichelt,  Kunstforum TU (Technical University) Darmstadt & Jagdschloss   Museum Kranichstein, Darmstadt, Germany

Works acquired in public art collections:

Heimweh, has just been acquired by the European Parliament for inclusion in its contemporary art collection in the German section (in May 2021)

The Sleeping Beauty, part of the art collection of the Technical University Darmstadt, Germany (2019)

Still life /The mirror Deer, part of the art collection of the Museum Kranichstein, Darmstadt, Germany(2019)


Worksops Art and Embroidery

Lunéville art embroidery 1920s GrassiMAK, History in Fashion, Leipzig, Germany (2020)

The Abstract Nabis & Art embroidery School of Arts Angers (TALM), Angers, France (2020)

Wild threads, Fashion Fauna Jagdschloss Museum Kranichstein, Darmstadt, Germany (2019)

Textile and embroidery art for Costumes & Fashion

Film serie Der Palast, Uli Edel , costume designer : Monika Jacobs,TV series still in shooting and production (2020)

La forza del destino, Verdi, Deutsche Oper, costume designer: Adriana Braga Peretzki  (2019)

Film serie Babylon Berlin season 3 , costume designer : Pierre-yves Gayraud (2018-2019)

Since 2017 : unique embroidered pieces for the designers RIANNA+NINA and Tata Christiane

Selected past exhibitions


Mille e Tre, Gallery Miss China, Paris, France


Rag Revolution!, Kunsthalle Faust /Workshop Hannover, Hannover, Germany

Lage 3:20#4 Wunderkammer, Gallery Lage Egal, Berlin, Germany


Highlight what you love – Equinox II, Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany

Speederbike Primitive – Equinox I , Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany

BAC!09 Pandora’s Box, International Festival for Contemporary Art, Fragment of Femininity, CCCB (Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona), Barcelona, Spain


Gedanken zur Revolution, Installation Trans-Europa Büro, Leipzig, Germany

L’attente- l’oubli, solo show, site specific installation, Gallery Apartment, Berlin


Between us…11,Gallery Miss China Beauty, Paris, France

Slick Dessin /Art Fair , Gallery Miss China Beauty, Paris, France

Trans-Europa Hotel/ Ophelia 9026 solo show, Gallery Pitrowski, Berlin, Germany


En Bordure …solo show, Trans-Europa Büro site specific installation, Belfort French National Theatre, Belfort, France

Art Education

Juli 2018 

National certificate of professional competence in Art embroidery (C.A.P Broderie d’art) issued by the  French Ministry of Education.

2003-2005 : Scholarship Art Research Program ‘La Seine’ directed by Tony Brown in Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris (ENSBA/ National Academy of Fine Arts, Paris)

June 2002

Diplôme National Supérieur d’Arts Plastiques (DNSAP/ National Master’s degree in Arts) with Honours, ENSB-A/National Academy of Fine Arts, Paris)

April-July 2001

Scholarship (DAAD) in Hochschule der Künste (HDK), Berlin


ENSBA (National Academy of Arts, Paris) studies with Vladimir Velickovic and Jean-Luc Vilmouth