About

 

I’m a painter

Nadja Kirschgarten


Biography

 
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1979    
Born in Zürich

1988    
Started painting

2000    
Precourse for Design and Art, Schule für Gestaltung Zürich

2001    
studying the landscape of the Cotswoled (GB)

2002    
Design and Fine Art
at Bern University of the Arts

2005 /07    
Birth of her two children

2010    
Master of Design and Fine Arts, at Bern University of the Arts

2010    
Studio in Stein am Rhein, Switzerland

2018   
Nominated for Manor Kunstpreis, Schaffhausen,
Switzerland.

 

Award/Grant

2019
Cantonal Grant for the artproject Leyline, Canton Schaffhausen

2018
Award for arts and culture of the International Lake of Constance Conference (IBK: Internationale Bodenseekonferenz)

2016
Best Young Artist of the Year Award presented by Gamma Young Artist Competition Committee Chiar, Yonsei University Seoul (Korea)


Solo Shows

2019
Kunstschaufenster der Windlerstiftung, Haus zur Oberen Stube, Stein am Rhein

2016
What are you longing for, Haus zum Hammer/Kunstraum Kreuzlingen

2013
I’m not cool, I’m an animal
Galerie zum Kranz, Ramsen

2012
Wonderful Nature, Vebikus Kunsthalle Schaffhausen


Group Shows

2018
Ernte - Annual Exhibition, Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen

2018
The Capital has gone, Kammgarn West (ehemalige Hallen für neue Kunst), Schaffhausen

2018
Pastos Famos, Tart Gallery, Zürich

2017
Gallery Reinart, Neuhausen

2016
Sockl, Vebikus Kunsthalle Schaffhausen

2016
Tempogarage, Schaffhausen

2015
Afterburner Alpineum Produzentengalerie, Luzern

2014
Museeumsnacht Schaffhausen
Salon Mülchie, Stein am Rhein

2014
No System Gastausstellung Blackbox Forum Schlossplatz/Kunstraum, Aarau

2013/2014
Side by Side, Vebikus Schaffhausen

2012
Kunst/voll Schaffhausen, Gallery Mera

2011
Contempo-Preis, Schaffhausen

2003
Project Rap, Art in Public Spaces

2000
Rathausgalerie, Konstanz (DE)


Collection

2018
Painting: Warm - Up, chosen by the Ernte-Jury, Collector: Kunstverein of Schaffhausen

2012
Three Works of Wonderful Nature, Collector: State of Schaffhausen


Publications

2018
Ernte, Exhibition Catalogue, Museum zu Allerheiligen

2018
Award catalogue of the International Lake of Constance Conference (IBK: Internationale Bodenseekonferenz), Fachstelle für Kulturfragen, Kanton Schaffhausen

2018
The Capiatl has gone, Exhibition Catalogue, supported by Kunstverein Schaffhausen

2013
Nadja Kirschgarten: What Remains, Entwürfe, S. 95–106, Verlag Entwürfe, Bern


Projects

2011
Viewing, live Performance for an Organ Recital Death Dance, Wädenswil

2004
Stage Design Vitreous manege George Apergis project, Bern

2004
Stage Design, Opera Rusalka of Dvorakin, International Opera Festival, Sibiu (Romania)

2004
Stage Design Idris, 
Children-Music-Theater, Bulle

2002
Painting in the Cotswoled (GB)