Photo: Alexandra Eizinger

BIOGRAPHY

* 1967 in Graz (AT)
1986−1991 studied at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna

Awards and scholarships
2017/2018 Grant for Kunstraum Steiermark
2013 Travel Grant for the Fine Arts from the City of Graz
2010 Travel Grant from the Styrian Department of Cultural Affairs
2008 Purchase Prize of the Neue Galerie, Graz
2005 Austrian State Grant for the Fine Arts
2005 29th Austrian Graphic Art Competition, Prize of the Government of South Tyrol
2004 Grant of the Austrian Ministry of Culture, Division for Literature
2002 Bauholding Art Competition – STRABAG AG Sponsor Prize
2001 Support Prize of the City of Graz
2000 Grant from the City of Vienna
1999 and 1995 Residency Grant for Rome

Exhibitions and exhibition participations (selection)
2023
Sterblich sein, Dom Museum Wien, Vienna (catalogue)
2021

Ich möchte niemals ankommen, permanent intervention Viktor Kaplan Wasserkraftwerk, Mürzzuschlag (AT)
2019
Die sich fügende Ordnung, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich
Das elastische Ich, Rondell Gallery, Schwanberg (AT)
Land, Rondell Gallery, Schwanberg (AT)
2018
Die neunziger Jahre – Subversive Imaginationen, Wien Museum MUSA, (catalogue)
Schönheit & Anspruch, Admont Abbey (AT)
Switch, Akademie Graz (catalogue)
The Drawing Experience, Galerie Gerhard Sommer, Vienna
2017
Images in Languages and the Language of Images, Dom Museum Wien, Vienna (catalogue)
Kunstraum Steiermark, Neue Galerie Graz
2016
The Coherence of Volatility, kunsthaus muerz, Mürzzuschlag (AT), (solo exhibition)
Angst, She Wrote, Akademie Graz (solo exhibition)
Menschenrechte wörtlich nehmen, intervention in public space, Graz
2015
insight: wahrheiten müssen robust sein, HdKK, Stuttgart
2014
Death and Dying, MAG3 project space, Vienna
20. WeldeKunstpreis, Stadtgalerie Mannheim
2013
rückwärts atmen, Heike Curtze Gallery, Salzburg (solo exhibition)
2012
Albertina Contemporary, Albertina, Vienna
Mitleid | Compassion, Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz
2011
Realität und Abstraktion, Museum Liaunig, Neuhaus, Carinthia (catalogue)
Thema: Zeichnung, Heike Curtze Gallery, Vienna
rand:::zone, ORF-Galerie, Graz
2010
Arte y Moda, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, Havana (catalogue)
Borrowed Time, Viennafair 2010
The Nada of the People, Austrian Cultural Forum, Prague
Stille Post, Heike Curtze Gallery, Berlin
Prometheus, Kulturzentrum Minoriten, Graz
Idila/Idyll, Atelier 030202, Bucharest
2009
Crossing Cultures_Cuba, Ehemalige Likörfabrik & E-Werkstätte, Graz (catalogue)
2008
Purchase Prize for Contemporary Visual Art 2008, Neue Galerie, Graz
Hew-Man & Sofia, public space, “Kultur macht Mensch”,Styria
The So-Called Nada, Heike Curtze Gallery, Vienna, (solo exhibition, catalogue)
2007
Is it a High C or a Vitamin B, Galerie 5020, Salzburg
Abaddreamaworsedreamevenaworsedream, Kubinhaus, Zwickledt (AT)
2006
Insights – Works from the Art Collection of the Austrian National Bank, ECB, Frankfurt
Bodyproofs, Heike Curtze Gallery, Salzburg
Open Art, Summerstage, Vienna
2005
29th Austrian Graphic Art Competition, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, South Tyrolian Cultural Institute, Bolzano (I) (catalogue)
Junge Positionen, Heike Curtze Gallery, Berlin
Standpunkte, Heike Curtze Gallery, Salzburg
Nie steht es nicht bevor, Minoriten Gallery, Graz
2004
Sieben Frauen, Albertina, Vienna
Mortus Vivendi, Heike Curtze Gallery, Vienna, (solo exhibition, catalogue)
Ins neue Jahr, weiblich, Galerie 422, Gmunden (A)
2003
Ich, Soldat, Galerie kunsthaus muerz, Mürzzuschlag
Junge Kunst aus Wien, Storms Gallery, Munich
Ex Graz, Minoritengalerien im Priesterseminar, Graz
2002
Hohes Haus, museum in progress, Vienna
Large Drawings, Stadtmuseum Deggendorf, (catalogue)
flat public, Plakataktion der Gruppe 77, art in public space, Graz
Nachbild Natur, Bauholding Kunstforum Klagenfurt
Bauholding Art Competition, prizewinner exhibition, Bauholding Kunstforum, Klagenfurt
2001
Gesucht: Garten unbefristet, (solo exhibition) Heike Curtze Gallery, Vienna
urban und ländlich (mit Guido Hoffmann), Soho in Ottakring, Vienna
2000
Mayreder Collection, Eugen Lendl Gallery, Graz
Siesta (with Guido Hoffmann), Galerie Eboran, Salzburg
Gezeichnet fürs Leben (with Michael Kienzer), Galerie kunsthaus muerz, Mürzzuschlag
1999
Styrian Support Prize for Contemporary Visual Art; Neue Galerie Graz, (purchase prize, catalogue)
Fin de siècle, Grazer Stadtmuseum
Prinzessin Dunkelschön, Neue Galerie Graz, Stiegenhaus, (solo exhibition, catalogue)
1995
Albert Haueisen Support Prize, Ziegeleimuseum Jockgrim (DE)
1994
sterrio, Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz (solo exhibition)
Saar Ferngas Support Prize for Young Art, Museum Palatine Gallery, Kaiserslautern
1993
Styrian Support Prize for Contemporary Visual Art, Neue Galerie Graz
1989
60 Tage österr. Museum des 21. Jhdts., Vienna (catalogue)
Geist und Form XII, Wien, Graz, Innsbruck (catalogue)

FUZZY ART PROJECTS

2017/2018 The Elastic Self
Universität Liverpool (UK), Universität Prizren“Ukshin Hoti“ (RKS), Universität Tetovo (MKD), Masaryk-Universität Brno (CZ), Seniorenzentrum Volkshilfe, Deutschlandsberg, Caritas Betreutes Wohnen Groß Sankt Florian, Betreutes Wohnen Kirschallee Deutschlandsberg, Caritas Betreutes Wohnen Preding, Caritas Pflegewohnhaus Lannach, Betreutes Wohnen Kirschallee, Fürstenfeld, Betreutes Wohnen Kirschallee Kaindorf, Betreutes Wohnen Kirschallee Schwanberg, Verein für Willkommenskultur und Solidarität, Groß Sankt Florian

2012 – 2014 Nadaistics
University of Liverpool (UK), University of Antwerp (BE), Lomonosov Moscow State University | MSU (RU), Herzen University, St. Petersburg (RU), University of Valencia (ES), University of Seville (ES), Tallinn University (EE), University ‘Džemal Bijedić’, Mostar (BIH), Sveučilište Mostar (BIH), New Bulgarian University, Sofia (BG), University of Bucharest (RO), The Antwerp International School (BE), Colegio Huerta de Santa Marina, Seville (ES), Deutsche Schule Valencia (ES), Erich-Kaestner-Gymnasium Nr. 41, St. Peters- burg (RU), School 605, St.Petersburg (RU), Tabasaluer Gymnasium (EE), BIP Kreativitaetsgrundschule Berlin-Karlshorst (DE), Ernst-Klee-Schule, Mettingen (DE), Šesta osnovna škola Mostar (BIH), Friedrich-Schiller-Stiftung, Sofia (BG), Deutsche Schule, Sofia (BG), Mathematisches Gymnasium, Sofia (BG), Liceul Teoretic German Johann Ettinger, Satu Mare (RO), Hermann Oberth-Schule, Mediaș (RO), Liceul Teoretic Stephan Ludwig Roth, Mediaș (RO), Scoala de Muzica si Arte Plastice nr. 4, Bucharest (RO), Liceul bilingv Miguel de Cervantes, Bucharest (RO), Organizația Umanitară, Concordia, Ariceștii-Rahtivani (RO), Colegiul Național Bilingv George Coşbuc, Bucharest (RO), Liceul Teoretic George Calinescu, Constanța (RO), American International School Vienna (AT), Caritas Steiermark | UMF Welcome, Graz (AT), Lerngemeinschaft 15, Vienna (AT), Praxisschule der KPH Graz (AT), BORG Deutschlandsberg (AT), GWIKU Haizingergasse, Vienna (AT), Verein Limda, Vienna (AT), Gimnazija “Sava Šumanović”, Šid (SRB), Srednja škola, Veliko Gradište (SRB), Ekonomska škola Užice (SRB), Deutsche Schule, Belgrade (SRB), Shkolla e mesme ekonomiko-juridike “Faik Konica”, Ferizaj (RKS), Shkolla e mesme profesionale “Adem Gllavica”, Lipjan (RKS), Shkolla e mesme ekonomike Bostan, Novoberde (RKS), Shkolla fillore dhe e mesme e ulte “Thimi Mitko”, Gjilan (RKS), Shkolla e mesme ekonomiko-juridike “Ymer Prizreni”,Prizren (RKS), Shkolla e mesme ekonomike “Isa Boletini”, Podujeve (RKS), Shkolla fillore dhe e mesme e ulte “Zenit”, Bardhosh/Prishtine (RKS)

Works in public and private collections
Albertina, Austrian National Bank, Austrian National Artothek, City of Karlsruhe, Neue Galerie Graz, City of Vienna, City of Graz, Tyrolean Museum Ferdinandeum, KULTUMdepot, Graz, Dom Museum Wien, Vienna, Benedictine Monastery Admont, Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum, Niederösterreichische Landesregierung, Landeskrankenhaus Innsbruck, STRABAG, Museum Liaunig and others