Dr. med. dent. Jana Ehls

*1996 in Hagen, Germany, studied dentistry from 2015 – 2020 at the university of Leipzig, graduated and promovated. Since 2021 she studied fine arts in the class ’sculpture – transmedial space‘ (Gelitin) and since 2023 in the class for artistic photography (Stahl) in Linz, Austria.


2024 / 2025 photography (Heidi Specker), HGB, Leipzig
2024 scholarship of merit, Kunstuniversität Linz
since 2023 fine arts: artistic photography (Lucie Stahl)
University of Arts and Design Linz
2023 scholarship Internat. summeracademy (photography), Salzburg
2022 - 2023 fine arts, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel
2022 doctorate and publication in ZZI
since 2021 fine arts (sculpture – transmedial space) in Gelitin class, Linz
2019 – 2022 PhD student, medical faculty, university Leipzig
2019 ZAD-scholarship: dental project in Nyabondo und Bungoma
(Kenya) with Dentists for Africa e.V.
2017 exchange program art and medicine between university Leipzig /
university of Otago in New Zealand
2016 – 2017 tutor in histology and anatomy, university Leipzig
2015 – 2020 dentistry study, university Leipzig
2015 internship in surgery and in dental technician laboratory
2012 – 2014 assistant in architecture office Andreas Lalla, Hagen
2002 – 2014 school, Hagen 

2024 CinePalestina film screening, Circolino malpensata, Bergamo, Italy
faire de la perruque, underpass, Linz
Rundgang HGB, Leipzig
Old News, publication, Linz
2023 Opening the archive, residency Weimar, Germany
Radical collective, Lentos Museum of modern Art, Linz
The Un-sceen - capturing absence, Fortress Hohensalzburg, Salzburg
Concrete paradise, Basis Vinschgau Venosta, South Tyrol, Italy
BestOFF collective, Gmunden
Unortiges Kino, Linz
COLLECTIONS, Jerusalem, Israel
2022 BestOFF 2022, Splace, Linz
Globalisierung – Deglobalisierung, Bad Schwanberg
BestOFF Sommerfrische, Die Galerie, Gmunden
en passant, Galerie im Arkadengang, Linz
fake truths, Postkeller, Linz
Rundgang, university of arts Linz
We have a Situation here – art in public (inter-)space, STWST, Linz
2021 stage design, Theater in der Innenstadt, Linz
postcard project in cooperation with Salonschiff Florentine, Linz
2017 exhibition for medics by SIHK, Leipzig
2013 stage design for opera Brundibar, Hagen