Maria Anwander   |  Biography

 

1980        Born in Bregenz, Austria

                Lives and works in Bregenz and Berlin

 

Education

2002-2003    Theatre-, Film- and Mediascience, University Vienna

2003-2007    Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

2008              Diploma, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016        Game Over, Arratia Beer, Berlin

                Curing the Creative Crisis, Larry Bar, Berlin, Germany 

                Just Exploiting Another Creative Crisis, Kunstverein das weisse haus, Vienna, Austria

2015        Heimspiel 2015, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz (FL) 

                Exploiting the Creative Crisis, O.T. Raum für Aktuelle Kunst, Luzern

                an artist is an artist is an artist is a female artist, the smallest gallery - steirischer herbst, Austria

                Maria Anwander, O.T. Raum für aktuelle Kunst, Luzern, Switzerland

                Ruben Aubrecht / Maria Anwander, AllerArt, Bludenz, Austria

2014        In A Certain State Of Uncertainty, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

                In Between the Borders of Now (Ruben Aubrecht & Maria Anwander), Karlin Studios, Prague, Czech Republic

                discrete collection, Arratia Beer, Berlin, Germany

                out of context, Steve Turner - contemporary, Los Angeles, USA

2013        When emptiness wears a dot of true red, Luis Adelantado, Valencia, Spain

                Using pastel is so uncontemporary, Galerie Hollenstein, Lustenau, Austria 

2012        Been Present, Project Room Aquarium at Casino Luxembourg

                Analyzing, AC Institute, New York, USA

                shortcuts in circuits, 12C Raum für Kunst, Schnifis, Austria 

                Donations, Medienraum, Hospiz am Arlberg, Austria

2011         Maria Anwander - The Invisible Kiss of the Thief, Gewölbekeller im Kulturzentrum am Münster, Konstanz, Germany

                Von der Illusion von Kunst - Kulturredaktion Fernsehen oder: Was soll ich mit diesen Farbklecksen, ORF Funkhaus Dornbirn, Austria 

                Ruben Aubrecht / Maria Anwander, Mögliches Resultat einer Gemeinsamen Arbeit, MUSA - Startgalerie, Vienna, Austria

2010        Kunst Box, Bregenz, Austria

                Kunst am Bau, Vorarlberger Landesmuseum, Bregenz, Austria

2009       Hail to the Thief, The General Store, Sydney, Australia

                My Most Favourite Art, Bilbao Arte Fundazioa, Bilbao, Spain

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 2016       10 Jahre Künstleraustausch Bilbao-Bregenz, Bildraum Bodensee, Bregenz (AT) 

                Come as you are, Arratia Beer, Berlin (DE) 

                Zeigen und Verbergen, QuadrART, Dornbirn (AT) 

                In the open, kleine Humboldt Galerie, Berlin (DE) 

                Umeå Konsthall - pop-up exhibition space, Umeå (SE)  

                Sie müssen keine Meinung haben, seien Sie einfach nur schön! Schau Fenster, Berlin (DE) 

                We gave our best, now the rest is up to the hope chest, Austrian Cultural Forum, Budapest (HU) 

                We gave our best, now the rest is up to the hope chest, imersten, Vienna (AT) 

                We gave our best, now the rest is up to the hope chest, Austrian Cultural Forum in Belgrade (R

                The Hilger Collection Part I, Works on paper and wood, BROT Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria 

                Contemporaneity & Crisis, Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia 

                Probieren, Irren, Probieren, Montforter Zwischentöne, Feldkirch, Austria

2015        ArtLine Milano: 30 Projects for the Contemporary Art Park, Palazzo Reale, piazza Duomo 12, Milan

                Aufbruch, Darmstädter Sezession, Darmstadt

                Vienna Art Week, Unverkäuflich / Not for Sale, curated by Alexander Felch and Maria Pavlova, mo.ë, Wien

                WE GAVE OUR BEST, NOW THE REST IS UP TO THE HOPE CHEST, Austrian Cultural Forum, Washington D.C.

                WE GAVE OUR BEST, NOW THE REST IS UP TO THE HOPE CHEST, Gallery Penelope, New York

                 Kunsthalle Mainz, Germany

                 More Konzeption Conception Now, Museum Morsbroich, Germany

                 Space Program, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, USA

2014         Vitraria Glass +A Museum, Vitraria, Venice, Italy

                 Was Sie Lesen, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, Austria

                 Aus Film und Fernsehen, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin, Germany

                 2nd Bregenz Biennale (AT)

                 All in One Party Show, Insitu, Berlin, Berlin Germany

                 Open Studios, 18th Street, Santa Monica, USA

2013         Episode 3: Cézanne beats Pollock, Insitu, Berlin, Germany

                 Mum, I just really need to focus on my art right now, Galeria Miejska Arsenał, Poznań, Poland

                 Impossibility vs. Self-Censorship, Matadero Madrid - Center for Contemporary Art, Spain

                 ÜberMalen, Darmstädter Sezession, Darmstadt, Germany

                 Hunger auf Kunst und Kultur, Vorarlberger Landhaus and public space, Austria

                 Stipendium Vordemberge-Gildewart, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein curators’ network, KEX - Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria

2012         Los irrespetuosos / The Disrespectful / Die Respektlosen, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico D. F., Mexico

                 MULTImART, Gumpendorferstrasse, Vienna, Austria

                 variable size #, mo.e, Vienna, Austria

                 1st Bregenz Biennale - do what you can’t, Bregenz, Austria

                 Kann es Liebe sein III, Künstlerhaus k/haus Passagegalerie + Studios Sammlung Lenikus, Vienna, Austria

                 Kann es Liebe sein II, Circle Cité, Luxembourg

                 Kann es Lieb sein I, Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany

                 Una Historia Vintage, C/ Alcalá 273, 3º izda, Madrid, Spain

                 Nach dem Projekt ist vor dem Projekt ist, Abteilung für Alles Andere, Berlin, Germany

                 HAIR, Hospiz Galerie, Bregenz, Austria

                 Galerie Chybulski, Ville sur Jarnioux, France

                 Tiere, Antiquariat Chybulski, Feldkirch, Austria

                 Ausstieg aus der Ordnung > Neue Situation, Glockengasse 9, Vienna, Austria

                 die weisse ab-haus-verkaufs-kunstschau, Das Weisse Haus, Vienna, Austria

                 Druck, Künstlerhaus im Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, Austria

2011          METAmART - Art and Capital.The exhibition, Künstlerhaus Vienna, Austria

                 METAmART - Market Model, Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria

                 4th Moscow Biennale for Contemporary Art. Beautiful view - Nice Perspectives, Moscow, Russia

                 Call 2011, Galeria Luis Adelantado, Valencia, Spain

                 Die nächste Generation III - Ein Selbstportrait, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, Austria

2010         Not Here, Harlem Studios by Montrasio Arte, New York, USA

                 Happy Hour, In der Kubatur des Kabinetts, Kunstsalon im Fluc, Vienna, Austria

                 Alexander Reznikov Award 2008-2010, Brot-Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria

                 Is there any Hope for an Optimistic Art?, MMOMA, Moscow, Russia

                 Moscow Biennale for Young Art, Two Part Project: “Liberty” / “Freedom”, Moscow, Russia

                 Look at me, Stedefreund / Das Weisse Haus, Stedefreund, Berlin, Germany

                 Reznikov-Award, VIENNAFAIR, Vienna, Austria

                 Quasi dasselbe...? Dikurse mit poetischer Funktion, Kunstpavillon - Tiroler Künstlerschaft, Innsbruck, Austria

2009        Ostrale 09, Ostragehege, Dresden, Germany

                 Print Matters, The General Store, Sydney, Austria

                 Portrait, Künstlerhaus im Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, Austria

                 A Vernacular of Dissent, Champaign-Urbana Independent Media Center, Illinois, USA

                 Egoileak / Residentes, Bilbao Arte Fundazioa, Bilbao, Spain

                 UnORTnung V, Ankerbrotfabrik, Vienna, Austria

                 Neue Mitglieder, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, Austria

2008        Residencies, Fundación Bilbao Arte - Center for Contemporary Art, Bilbao, Spain

                 Am Sprung, OK-Centrum, Linz,  Austria        

                 Kleinstes Gemeinsames Vielfaches, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna,  Austria

                 Kapital - Körper - Konventionen, Forum Schloss Wolkersdorf, Austria

                 UnOrtnung III, Genochmarkt, Vienna, Austria

                 FreiWild, DoppelDe, Dresden, Germany

2007        Intervention, Fieldgate Gallery, London, UK

                 EMAF - Stufo Exhibition, Osnabrück, Germany

                 Q 202 - Atelierrundgang, St. Balbach - Artproduction, Vienna, Austria

2006        Faktum-Flakturm, Flakturm Arenbergpark, Vienna, Austria

                 waking doubting rolling shining and musing..., Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria

                 Babylon’s Shade, Artos Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus

                 Give me Five, TQW-Tanzquartier, Vienna, Austria

                 Tag der Offenen Tür, Flakturm Arenbergpark, Vienna, Austria

                 Top to Bottom End to End, Westbahnhof, Vienna, Austria

                 Zur Zeit I, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn& Taxis, Bregenz, Austria

                 Colore non Solo, Theseus Tempel, Vienna, Austria

2005        n’Kiloton, Biennial satellite project, Venice, Italy

 

Projects

2015        BEZERKSGEDENKSTÄTTE VERFOLGUNG, WIDERSTAND UND FREIHEITSKAMPF IN HERNALS 1934 BIS 1945, WITH RUBEN AUBRECHT, S45-StationHernals, Vienna

2012        Intervention and performance in public space, supported by AC Institute, New York, USA

                Public dancefloor, KÖR - public art Tirol, Innsbruck, Austria

2010        curated: gaming the system rank the ranking or fuck the curator, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis Bregenz Austria

                Impakt Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands

                art at construction site, Vorarlberger Landesmuseum, Bregenz, Austria

2007       Zwillingsbrut, (stagedesign) KosmosTheater, Bregenz, Austria

 

 

Residencies and Awards

2015        Internationaler Kunstpreis des Landes Vorarlberg La Cité des Arts, Paris, France

2014        18th Street, Los Angeles, USA 

2013        Award of Darmstädter Sezession, Germany

                Vordemberge-Gildewart-Stipendium

2012        Officina de Arte, Mexico D.F., Mexico

                Casino Luxemburg, Luxemburg

                12 C on Air in Schnifis, Austria

                Hospiz Art Award, St Christoph am Arlberg,  Austria

2011         Startstipendium BM:UKK, Austria

2010        Alexander Reznikov Award, Vienna, Austria

                Harlem Studio Fellowship by Montrasioarte, New York, USA

2009       art at construction site, Vorarlberger Landesmuseum, Bregenz, Austria

                Bilbao Arte Center for Contemporary Art, Bilbao, Spain

2008       Pfann-Ohmann-Group-Award, Vienna, Austria

                Exchange-grant: KUB-Kunsthaus Bregenz / Bilbao Arte - Center for Contemporary Art, Austria/Spain

 

Publications and Catalogs

2013        “Maria Anwander - been present” Published by Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg 2013

                “Starter, Art Magazin”, Nr. 05/2013

                “Not Here Not There Part 2” Published by Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Volume 19 Issue 2 

                “Vordemberge-Gildewart-Stipendium 2013” Published by Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Bucher Verlag

2012        “Maria Anwander - Von der Illusion von Kunst”, Bucher Verlag, Hohenems 2012

                “Facing Kremlin - Gute Aussichten 2011”, Moscow 2012 

2011         “Parabol #6”, Vienna 2011

                “unORTnung. Eine Ausstellungsreihe in Wien”, Schlebrügge Verlag, Vienna 

2010        “Qui vive?” Moscow Biennale for Young Art, Moscow 2010

                “Content / Form / Im-material - 5 Years of Cont3xt.net”, Vienna 2010

2009       “Maria Anwander - my most favourite art”, Bilbao 2009

                “Ostrale 09”, Dresden 2009

2008       “Kleinstes gemeinsames Vielfaches”, Vienna 2008

2007       “European Media Art Festival Osnabrück 2007”, Osnabrück 2007

2006       “waking doubting rolling shining and musing”, Vienna 2006