Maria Anwander   |  Biography

 

1980             Born in Bregenz, AT

                     Lives and works in Bregenz, AU and Berlin, DE

 

Education

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

2003-2007    Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, AT

2008              Diploma, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, AT

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018         Maria Anwander, Kunstverein Friedrichshafen, DE  

                no masterpieces, only works, Sonntag, Berlin, DE      

2017        On the Record, Theater am Sauermarkt, Feldkirch, AT

                Image Courtesy the Artist, Zone I - viennacontemporary, Vienna, AT

2016        Game Over, Arratia Beer, Berlin, DE

                Curing the Creative Crisis, Larry Bar, Berlin, DE

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

2015        Heimspiel 2015, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, LI

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

                an artist is an artist is an artist is a female artist, Steirischer Herbst, the smallest gallery, Graz, AT

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

                Ruben Aubrecht / Maria Anwander, AllerArt, Bludenz, AT

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

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

                Czech Republic discrete collection, Arratia Beer, Berlin, DE

                out of context, Steve Turner - contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, US

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

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

2012        Been Present, Project Room Aquarium at Casino Luxembourg, LU

                Analyzing, AC Institute, New York, NY, US

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

                Donations, Medienraum, Hospiz am Arlberg, AT

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

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

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

2010        Kunst Box, Bregenz, AT

                Kunst am Bau, Vorarlberger Landesmuseum, Bregenz, AT

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

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

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018       Raymond, Grand Hotel et des Palmes, Palermo, IT

                High Noon, Arratia Beer, Berlin, DE       

2017        Lokale Gruppe, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, DE

   Hidden :: Display, Neue Galerie, Innsbruck, AT

   ba ≠ b+a, MUSA, Vienna, AT

2017        Kuss. Von Rodin bis Bob Dylan, Bröhan-Museum, Berlin, DE

2016        Alle Achtung!, ACC Galerie Weimar, Weimar, DE

                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, RS

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

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

                Probieren, Irren, Probieren, Montforter Zwischentöne, Feldkirch, AT

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

                Aufbruch, Darmstädter Sezession, Darmstadt, DE

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

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

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

                 Kunsthalle Mainz, DE

                 More Konzeption Conception Now, Museum Morsbroich, DE

                 Space Program, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, US

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

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

                 Aus Film und Fernsehen, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin, DE

                 2nd Bregenz Biennale, Bregenz, AT

                 All in One Party Show, insitu, Berlin, DE

                 Open Studios, 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA, US

2013         Episode 3: Cézanne beats Pollock, insitu, Berlin, DE

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

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

                 ÜberMalen, Darmstädter Sezession, Darmstadt, DE

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

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

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

                 MULTImART, Gumpendorferstrasse, Vienna, AT

                 variable size #, mo.e, Vienna, AT

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

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

                 Kann es Liebe sein II, Cercle Cité, Luxembourg, LU

                 Kann es Lieb sein I, Grimmuseum, Berlin, DE

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

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

                 HAIR, Hospiz Galerie, Bregenz, AT

                 Galerie Chybulski, Ville sur Jarnioux, FR

                 Tiere, Antiquariat Chybulski, Feldkirch, AT

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

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

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

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

                 METAmART - Market Model, Künstlerhaus, Vienna, AT

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

                 Call 2011, Galeria Luis Adelantado, Valencia, ES

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

2010         Not Here, Harlem Studios by Montrasio Arte, New York, NY, US

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

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

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

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

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

                 Reznikov-Award, VIENNAFAIR, Vienna, AT

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

2009        Ostrale 09, Ostragehege, Dresden, DE

                 Print Matters, The General Store, Sydney, AU

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

                 A Vernacular of Dissent, Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, Urbana, IL, US

                 Egoileak / Residentes, Bilbao Arte Fundazioa, Bilbao, ES

                 UnORTnung V, Ankerbrotfabrik, Vienna, AT

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

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

                 Am Sprung, OK-Centrum, Linz,  AT   

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

                 Kapital - Körper - Konventionen, Forum Schloss Wolkersdorf, AT

                 UnOrtnung III, Genochmarkt, Vienna, AT

                 FreiWild, DoppelDe, Dresden, DE

2007        Intervention, Fieldgate Gallery, London, UK

                 EMAF - Stufo Exhibition, Osnabrück, DE

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

2006        Faktum-Flakturm, Flakturm Arenbergpark, Vienna, AT

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

                 Babylon’s Shade, Artos Foundation, Nicosia, CY

                 Give me Five, TQW-Tanzquartier, Vienna, AT

                 Tag der Offenen Tür, Flakturm Arenbergpark, Vienna, AT

                 Top to Bottom End to End, Westbahnhof, Vienna, AT

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

                 Colore non Solo, Theseus Tempel, Vienna, AT

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

 

Projects

2015        BEZERKSGEDENKSTÄTTE VERFOLGUNG, WIDERSTAND UND FREIHEITSKAMPF IN HERNALS 1934

                BIS 1945, WITH RUBEN AUBRECHT, S45-StationHernals, Vienna, AT

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

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

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

                Impakt Festival, Utrecht, NL

                art at construction site, Vorarlberger Landesmuseum, Bregenz, AT

2007       Zwillingsbrut, (stagedesign) KosmosTheater, Bregenz, AT

 

 

Residencies and Awards

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

2014        18th Street, Los Angeles, CA, US

2013        Award of Darmstädter Sezession, Darmstadt, DE

                Vordemberge-Gildewart-Stipendium

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

                Casino Luxemburg, LU

                12 C on Air in Schnifis, AT

                Hospiz Art Award, St Christoph am Arlberg, AT

2011         Startstipendium BM:UKK, AT

2010        Alexander Reznikov Award, Vienna, AT

                Harlem Studio Fellowship by Montrasioarte, New York, NY, US

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

                Bilbao Arte Center for Contemporary Art, Bilbao, ES

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

                Exchange-grant: KUB-Kunsthaus Bregenz / Bilbao Arte - Center for Contemporary Art, AT/ES

 

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 

 

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