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DESCRIPTION
Visual artist: artistic painter, curator, cultural designer and initiator,
located in Salzburg, Linz and surroundings, Vienna - Austria (Europe). 

Spatial-painterly works - by referring to picture sourcesreinvention of model situations with highly involving content and of emotional plasticity.

Core issues: impulses for experiences of meaning of life and happiness by personal involvement, individual modification and self-development.

 

DEVELOPMENT

In 2000 graduation as master of arts at the Department of Fine Arts and Design of the University Mozarteum Salzburg (AT).

In 1994 high school graduation at Gymnasium Petrinum in Linz,  Upperaustria (AT).

Born in 1975 and grown up in Linz and surroundings.

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Artothek of the Federal Government Austria

Artothek Gallery Schloss Puchheim

Collection Budapest Gallery

Collection Gallery Marenzi

Collection of the Land Upper Austria

Collection of the City Salzburg

Collection of the Land Salzburg

Museum of Modern Art Salzburg

 

GRANTS / STIPENDS / AWARDS

2023 of the Pro Salzburg Culture Foundation (for SUPER - initiative for interim use of vacancies as cultural action area)

2020 KEP Working Grant of the Land Salzburg

2011 Promotion Prize of the Government of Upper Austria

2008 Slavi-Soucek-Stipend

2001 Merit Scholarship of the University Mozarteum

 

NOMINATIONS

2011 for the Great Art Award of the Government Land Salzburg

2009 for the Kardinal König Art Award (for periscope - initiative for art an contemporaries)

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 (UK)

 

FUNDING

2009 Publication Funding of the Federal Government, of the Land and the City of Salzburg

 

TEACHING

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 & CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Founding and managing board member of
SUPER - initiative for interim use of vacancies as cultural action area, since 2015

batolit vienna - residency and studio:programme, 2013 - 2017

periscope - initiative for art an contemporaries, since 2006

 

COMMITMENT

Board member of the Salzburger Kunstverein, since 2013