Stefan Heizinger is a visual artist, curator and founder of cultural institutions. He lives in Austria, Europe.
His issues are cultural participation, personal involvement and individual modification as basis for social development.
In his paintings he refers to picture sources and reinvents them as model situations of highly involving content and emotional plasticity.
Study stays inter alia at Cité des Arts in Paris (FR), in Berlin (DE) and at Sheffield Hallam University (UK).
In 2000 graduation with excellent success as Master of Arts at the University Mozarteum Salzburg (AT), Department of Fine Arts and Design.
In 1994 high school graduation at Gymnasium Petrinum Linz. Already before intensive occupation with visual art, music and literature. Born in 1975 in Linz, Upperaustria (AT).
Museum of Modern Art Salzburg
Artothek of the Federal Government Austria
Artothek Gallery Schloss Puchheim
Collection Gallery Marenzi
Collection of the Land Upper Austria
Collection of the City Salzburg
Collection of the Land Salzburg
STIPENDS / AWARDS
2020 KEP Working Grant of the Land Salzburg
2011 Promotion Prize of the Government of Upper Austria
2001 Merit Scholarship of the University Mozarteum
2011 for the Great Art Award of the Government Land Salzburg
2009 for the Kardinal König Art Award
2008 for the STRABAG Art Award
2008 for the St. Leopold Peace Prize
2008 for the Guasch Coranty International Painting Prize
STAYS ABROAD / RESIDENCIES
2017 Stipend of the City Salzburg: C. Rockefeller
Center, Dresden (DE)
2011 Stipend of the City Salzburg: Budapest (HU)
2011 Stipend of the Land Salzburg: Berlin (DE)
2010 Paris - Montrouge (FR)
2010 Stipend of the Land Salzburg: Cité des Arts, Paris (FR)
2009 Artist in Residence, St. Virgil Salzburg
2006 S1 Artspace / Sheffield Hallam University
2009 Publication Funding of the Federal Government, of the Land and the City of Salzburg
2014 Dresdner International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Directing a Class for Painting
2010 International Summer Academy of Fine Arts Salzburg, Co-Teaching
2007/2008 University Mozarteum, Teaching post
CURATORIAL and CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
Co-founding and direction of
SUPER - Initiative for Interim Use of Vacancies as Cultural Action Area, since 2015
batolit vienna - residency and studio:programme, 2013 - 2017
periscope:project:space, since 2006
Board Member of the Salzburger Kunstverein, since 2013