My Person

ARTISTS HISTORY

My Person

  • 1958 Born in Zurich
  • 1981 Start with textildesign in Venezuela
  • 1992 Design concepts evolving from pure textile to objects including metals and acrylic glas
  • 2006 Approaching a highly diversified analysis with a reduced variety of materials; focussing on human beings on the move.

Member

  • European Textile Network (ETN)
  • Honorable Member World Textil Art (WTA)

Exhibitions

Since 1984 numerous single and group exhibitions e.g. in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Denmark, France, Italy, Spain, Argentina, China, USA, Japan ...
more infos: refer to exhibitions

Awards

  • 2016 Excellence Award, From Lausanne to Beijing 9th International Fiber Art Biennale, Shenzhen, China
  • 2012 First Prize and the Big Silver Medal - 9th International Biennial on Textile Art "SCYTHIA 9" Kherson Ukraine
  • 2010 Prize from Marshal of Pomeranian Voivodeship ex aequo - the 8th International Baltic Minitextile Triennial, Gdynia/ Poland
  • 2008 Excellent Honorable mention, From Lausanne To Beijing 5th International Fiber Art Biennale, Peking, China
  • 2007 Merit Prize GLOBAL INTRIGUE 3rd European Textile and Fibre Art Triennial Tradition & Innovation Riga, Lettland
  • 2006 3. (shared) Prize 3. Quilt Triennial Palatinate Museum Heidelberg, Germany

Collections

Works in public and private property:

  • Latvian National Art Museum - Collection of the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Riga;
  • Textile Museum St. Gallen, CH;
  • Gdynia City Museum,Poland;
  • Collection Bortolaso Totaro - ARTE&ARTE Como, I
  • Savaria Museum, Szombathely, Hungary;
  • Community Cressier, CH;
  • Kuhn Organ Builders Ltd. Maennedorf, CH;
  • Gewerbebank Maennedorf, CH;
  • Saurer Textil Systems Arbon, CH;
  • Bopp und co. AG Zürich, CH
  • Hesse & Partner AG

 

Publications (extract)

  • China Academie Journal 2016/ 11, ZHUANGSHI
  • TEXTILES: The Art of Mankind, Mary Schoeser, Thames & Hudson, London GB 2012
  • ART IN CHINA  5/2012 China Fine Arts Publishing Group Editorial Departement of Art in China
  • MOSTRA INTERNAZIONALE DI ARTE CONTEMPORANEA MINIARTEXTIL 20 ANNI 1991-2010  - vanillaedizioni
  • Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Die bildenden Künstler aller Zeiten und Völker. K.G.Saur Verlag GmbH, München, Leipzig
  • Biographisches Lexikon der Schweizer Kunst, Verlag Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 1998
  • Fiberarts Design Book 3 (1987), 4 (1991), and 5 (1995), by Larks Books, USA
  • Hands All Around, New American Library, USA
  • Vision of the World, moon over the mountain publishing company, USA
  • 88 Leaders in the Quilt World Today, Nihon Vogue Co., LTD Japan
  • New Wave, edited by Setsuko Segawa, Omiya-dori, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto, Japan