BORN:    
1974   
     
EDUCATION:    
2006-2008 Goldsmiths College, London MFA Master of Fine Art
1995-2000 University of Art and Design, Lucerne BA Art and Education
     
SOLO EXHIBITIONS:   
2011 BACK DROP sic! Raum für Kunst, Lucerne
2011 Monica Ursina Jäger & Blue Curry Nextex, St. Gallen
2011 Certitude of Speculative Thought Gallery Christinger de Mayo, Zurich
2010 Equivocal Clarity of Dawn Art Zurich Gallery Christinger De Mayo, Zurich
2009 Sea of Tranquillity Visual Drugs Gallery, Zurich
2009 Half Forgotten Dreams Kunstraum Sandra Romer, Chur
2009 Outlands Rupert Pfab Gallery, Dusseldorf
2008 Should we have stayed home and dreamt of Here? K&R, Zurich
2008 Project space ENTER Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun
2007 Out of the Woods Visual Drugs Gallery, Zurich
2007 After Nature Habres+Partner Gallery, Vienna
2005 Monica Ursina Jger Rigassi Gallery, Berne
2004 Quality Works Visual Drugs Gallery, Zurich
2004 Where the wild roses grow Artothek Gallery, Zurich
     
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2011 The Saatchi Gallery & Channel 4’s New Sensations and The Future Can Wait (curated by Zavier Ellis, Simon Rumley & Rebecca Wilson) B1, Victoria House, London
2011 S.A.G.S The Woodmill, London
2011 The Future Can Wait presents: Polemically Small (curated by Zavier Ellis, Edward Lucie-Smith, Max Presneill & Simon Rumley Torrance Art Museum, Torrance)
2011 Summer Time Gallery Rupert Pfab, Düsseldorf
2011 Festival of the Animals Museum Essl, Vienna
2011 Much Ado about Everything – Baroque in Contemporary Art Haus für Kunst Uri, Altdorf
2011 Platznot-Platzwechsel Kunstmuseum Chur, Chur
2011 Long lives Painting! Works from the Collection Museum Essl, Vienna
2011 On Destructiveness and Beauty Gallery Anita Beckers, Frankfurt
2011 Swiss Art Awards Art Basel
2010 The Future Can Wait (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Shoreditch Town Hall, London
2010 Drawing - 3 Positions Kunstraum Sandra Romer, Chur
2010 innenaussen, 4th Biennial of Drawing Kunstverein Eislingen, Eislingen
2010 Amnesia VFO Verein für Originalgrafik, Zurich
2010 Art Awards City of Zurich Helmhaus Zurich, Zurich
2010 Shifting Landscapes Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun
2010 Paradise is Somewhere Else Gallery Anita Beckers, Frankfurt
2009 Annual Art Exhibition Kunstmuseum, Chur
2009 The Jack Goldstein Connections Gallery Anita Beckers, Frankfurt
2009 Future or Ruin CHARLIE SMITH london, London
2009 The Audacity of Imagination Rmerapotheke Gallery, Zurich
2009 Compilation IV Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf
2009 Underground City Divus, London
2009 Notes from the Underground James Taylor Gallery, London
2009 The Future Can Wait (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Old Truman Brewery, London
2009 New London School (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Ellis Rumley Projects, Berlin
2009 Wallis Dies and Goes to Paradise Paradise Row, London
2008 Annual Art Exhibition Kunstmuseum, Chur
2008 The Future Can Wait (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Old Truman Brewery, London
2008 Paper Love Devening Projects, Chicago
2008 Degree Show MFA Fine Art Goldsmiths College, London
2008 Works on Paper Gallery Smits, Amsterdam
2008 Jargon of Landscape Wallis Gallery, London
2008 Is the world flat? Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2007 Works on Paper from the Holzer Collection Gallery Hubert Winter, Vienna
2007 Annual Art Exhibition Kunstmuseum, Chur
2006 Emerging Artists Switzerland Essl Collection, Vienna
2005 Scabs, Guns and Peanutbutter Artone gallery, Zurich
2003 Annual Art Exhibition Kunstmuseum, Chur
     
AWARDS & RESIDENCIES:  
2008  Grants and Residencies City of Zurich Helmhaus, Zurich  
2010  IBK Art Prize ‘Drawing’  
2007 Swiss Art Awards, Basel  
2007 Celeste Art Prize, London / Edinburgh  
2007 Grants for Visual Art of Canton, Zurich  
2007 Chelsea Arts Club Travel Award  
2005 Sturdley Award  
2004 British Institute Award  
2003-2004 Florence Trust Studio Award  
     
BIBLIOGRAPHY:    
2011 RAISING – 100 Artists to Keep an Eye on, Daab Cologne  
2011 Festival of the Animals, Museum Essl, Vienna, Exhibition Catalogue  
2011 Platznot-Platzwechsel, Kunstmuseum Chur, Exhibition Catalogue  
2011 Ado about Everything – Baroque in Contemporary Art, Haus für Kunst Uri, Exhibition Catalogue  
2010 IBK Art Prize ‘Drawing’  
2010 Shifting Landscape Kunstmuseum Thun Exhibition Catalogue  
2010 innenaussen, 4. Biennial of Drawing, Exhibition Catalogue  
2009 Half forgotten Dreams, Kunstbulletin 3/2009  
2009 USELESS MAGAZINE, 5/2009  
2009 Monopol, Special Edition Art Cologne, 4/2009  
2009 Compilation IV, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf Exhibition Catalogue  
2008 20 Years Atelier Fernando et Jean-Luc Lardelli, Cité Internationale des Arts Publication 
2008 The Future Can Wait, Exhibition Catalogue  
2008 (Jul) The Times Magazine, 'Saatchi after Saatchi', Ginny Dougray 
2007 (Oct) The Times, 'Oh You Pretty Things', Derwent May  
2007 (Aug) Sunday Times, Guide to the Fairs, Richard Clayton  
2007 Bon International (No.12), '15 Young Masters', Freire Barnes  
2007 Miser & Now (Issue 10), Q&A  
     
COLLECTIONS:  
Essl Collection, Vienna, Austria
Bank Julius Br, Zurich, Switzerland
Kunstmuseum, Thun, Switzerland
Public Collection of Canton Graubunden, Switzerland
Kunstmuseum Chur, Switzerland
Raiffeisen Bank, Switzerland
Public Collection of Canton Zurich
Private collections in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Switzerland, UK & USA