"I demand art! What an endeavour." HA

Personal

1970 - born in Liestal, BL, Switzerland

1978-80 - lives in Chicago, IL, USA

1987-88 - student exchange, Auburn, CA, USA

Today - lives and works in Zollikofen, BE, Switzerland

 

Education

- self-tought enthusiast in arts (drawing, aquarel, oil, comics, cartoons)

1990-97 - Studies in Veterinary Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Switzerland

2001 - Thesis, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Switzerland

current - Regulatory Affairs & Development in vet-pharmaceutical industry (part-time) and artist

 

Solo exhibitions

2000 - Restaurant Belvédère, Fribourg, FR, Switzerland

2003 - tête-à-porter, private cellar, Bern, BE, Switzerland

2007 - artist's residency, Bern, BE, Switzerland

2012 - chliistadt serie, Privatklinik Wyss, Münchenbuchsee, BE, Switzerland

2012 - eifach- ä chli anders, Sprachraum Bern, Bern, BE, Switzerland

2014/15 - allegoria - bildhafts gschwätz, Sprachraum Bern and Thun, BE, Switzerland

2015 - Hotel Restaurant Schwert, Thun, BE, Switzerland

 

Group exhibitions

2000 - 26. VKK-Kunstausstellung, BEA Expo, Bern, BE, Switzerland

2000 - Galerie Bouvrot, Koppigen, BE, Switzerland

2010 - bernsehen-fernsehen, private apartment, Bern, BE, Switzerland

2014 - Cantonale Berne Jura 2014/15, Weihnachtsausstellung, Musée Jurassien des Arts, Moutier, JU, Switzerland

2017 - Acquisitions of the year 2017, Comission of the Art Collection of Migros Aare, Kulturprozent, Switzerland

 

Contests

1983 - 3rd in the local comic contest, sponsored by the museum "altes Zeughaus", Liestal, BL, Switzerland

2003 - participation at the exhibition of comics; among 30 selected works following a Swiss-wide contest, Festival de la Bande Déssinée, BD-Sierre, Sierre, VS, Switzerland

 

Public Acquisition

2017 - for the Art Collection of Migros Aare Genossenschaft, Kulturprozent, Switzerland (der Protz, Hinterausgang, Katzenjammer, the muse's embrace)

 

Bibliography

2000 - short article on a group exhibition in Gallery Bouvrot, Koppigen

2010 - der Bund, one of two of the city of Bern's local newspaper, Switzerland (see pdf in "expo")

2014 - short news article on Cantonale Berne Jura, Musée Jurassien des Arts, Moutier (see pdf in "expo")