Monika Pichler  
biography
1961 Born in Hallein, Salzburg, Austria
1984 - 1992 Study at the University of Art and Design, Linz, Austria
1985 Study at Summer Academy Salzburg, Austria, and Malpartida de Caceres, Spain, Wolf Vostell
1992 / 1993 Work Stipendium of the Austrian Ministry of Science and Art
1993 - 2000 Assistant at the University of Art and Design, Linz, Textile Department
1994 / 2005 Symposium of Art, Sigharting and Peuerbach, Upper Austria
1995 Award for young artists, National Government of Upper Austria
since 2000 Associate Professor at the University of Art and Design, Linz, Austria, Institute of Art and Design, Textile Department
since 2003 Member of the artists association MAERZ
2006 AAW International Artists Workshop, Alexandria, Egypt
2007 / 2009 Residency by the National Government of Upper Austria, Palliano and Malo, Italy
2009 Award of the federal state of Upper Austria at the 31st Austrian Graphic Design Competition
since 2009 Head of the Silk Screen Printing Studio, Institute of Fine Arts and Cultural Studies, Painting & Graphic Art Department, University of Art and Design, Linz, Austria
2016 Residency at the Cité internationale des arts, Paris, France
2019 Slavi-Soucek-Award for graphic design of the federal state of Salzburg
exhibitions
2023 “TOUCH NATURE“ Rakouské kulturní fórum v Praze, Prague, Czech Republic
Austrian cultural forum New York City, USA
Österreichisches Kulturforum Berlin, Germany
Galerija Fakulteta Likovnih Umetnosti, Belgrade, Serbia
Galerija VN, Zagreb, Croatia
  “BLIND DATE“ Nordico Stadtmuseum, Linz
  “NATURE MORT“ Salongalerie Ortner2, Vienna, Austria; solo exhibition
2022 “TAUBEN TOD UND TRÄUME“ splace, Galerie der Kunstuniversität, Linz, Upper Austria; solo exhibition
  “TAUBENTRÄUME“ Stadtgalerie im Museumspavillon, Salzburg, Austria; solo exhibition 
  “WHAT THE FEM*?“ Nordico Stadtmuseum, Linz
  “WEGE“ Priesterseminar der Diözese, Linz; solo exhibition
2021 “WILDE KINDHEIT“ Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz
2020 “AU TEMPS QUI PASSE“ 44er Galerie, Leonding, Upper Austria; solo exhibition
  “I HAVEN'T BEEN TO PARIS IN 1952“ Galerie MAERZ, Linz; together with Martin Bischof, Julia Gutweniger, and Sabine Jelinek
  “COMMON GROUNDS“ Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
  “IM WALD“ TextilKunstGalerie, Sammlung Aichhorn, Salzburg; solo exhibition
2019 “SCHWERPUNKT DRUCKGRAPHIK“ Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg
  “AUGUSTE KRONHEIM - MONIKA PICHLER“ Galerie Hofkabinett, Linz
  “OUT AND ABOUT - IRGENDWOHIN“ Kunstraum Retz, Lower Austria
  “PARALLEL“ Presentation at Kunstraum Retz, Vienna
  “SUPER MAERZ“ Kunstraum Super, Vienna
2018 “A PASSANGER“ Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
  “SOUVENIR“ Judith Ortner/Ortner2, Vienna; solo exhibition
2017 “IN HEAVEN“ Galerie Jordan/Seydoux - Drawings and Prints, Berlin, Gernany
  “SOUVENIR“ Galerie der Stadt Vöcklabruck im Lebzelterhaus, Vöcklabruck;solo exhibition
2016 “AUS DER SAMMLUNG LANDSCHAFT“ Landesgalerie Linz
  “NOWHERE“ Cité internationale des arts, Paris, open studio
  “GRUSS AUS...DIE LANDSCHAFT IN ANSICHTSKARTEN“ Stadtmuseum Nordico, Linz
2015 “NEUES IN DER SAMMLUNG“ Lentos, Linz
2014 “AN DER DONAU“ Stadtmuseum Nordico, Linz, catalogue
  “UNKNOWN CONTENT“ Kunstraum pro arte, Hallein, exhibition with Ursula Guttmann
  “WATER: LIFE AT THE RIVER AND THE SEA“, Galerie Thiele, Linz, solo exhibition
  “IN WIRKLICHKEIT IST ALLES GANZ ANDERS“ Diözesanfinanzkammer Linz; solo exhibition
2013 “IN A HOLY TREE”, Ortner 2, Vienna, Austria; solo exhibition
  “FÜR DIE FÜLLE”, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
  “UNKNOWN CONTENT”, Kunstverein Paradigma, Linz, exhibition with Ursula Guttmann
  “YOU`LL NEVER KNOW WHAT WILL GROW”, four serigraphies for the calendar 2014 published by Gemeinnütziger Grafischer Bildungsverein Linz, presentation in the Botanic Garden, Linz
  “BEEING A PART OF IT”, contribution to the book "BEYOND", exhibition and book presentation, Institut Hartheim, Upper Austria, with Kristiane Petersmann, et al.
  “RANDOM SETTINGS”, exhibition of the Landesgalerie Linz in the Musiktheater Linz; solo exhibition
  “THOUGHTS -THAT IS...”, Galery Arka, Vilnius, Lithuania
2012 “SILENT VIEWS OF ORIENT”, artist book presentation, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg;
presentation of the artist special edition book, Ortner 2, Vienna, Austria
  „DEMONS AND PEARLS“, NÖ Dokumentationszentrum für moderne Kunst, St. Pölten, Austria
  “SICHTWEISEN”, Galerie Zauner, Linz, Austria
  “HITLERBAUTEN IN LINZ“, Stadtmuseum Nordico, Linz, Austria, catalogue
  „KUNSTANKÄUFE DES LANDES SALZBURG 2010-2012“, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, Austria, catalogue
  „TREFFPUNKT KUNST“, die KUNSTSAMMLUNG des Landes Oberösterreich, exhibition and DVD presentation, Linz
2011 "PIMP YOUR COLLECTION: WÜSTE", Landesgalerie Linz
  „VANISH/SURVIVE“, Galery Arka, Vilnius, Lithuania
  „INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION FOR DIGITAL AND PRINTMAKING“, Atelier of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
  “THE TEXTILE SHOW”, Art for Happiness, Nagano, Japan
  “SILENT VIEWS OF ORIENT, artist book presentation, Landesgalerie Linz
2010 "AN DER DONAU...", Galerie Zauner, Linz
  "2nd PENANG INTERNATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION 2010", The Penang State Art Gallery and The Tuanku Fauziah Museum and Gallery, University Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, catalogue
  "GENIUS LOCI", Galeria X, Bratislava, Slovakia
2009 "KUNST FLOW", a project for Linz 2009 European Capital of Culture, Artemons, Hellmonsödt and Energie AG Power Tower, Linz
  "31. ÖSTERREICHISCHER GRAFIKWETTBEWERB", Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria, catalogue
  "2nd BANGKOK TRIENNALE INTERNATIONAL PRINT AND DRAWNG EXHIBITION", Slipakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  "KREUZUNGSPUNKT LINZ", Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, catalogue
  "LINZBLICK", Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, catalogue
2008 "OUT OF THE GREY - DRUCKGRAPHIK & MULTIPLES", Galerie Jordan Seydoux, Berlin, Germany
  "LOCAL HEROES", Galerie pro arte, Hallein, catalogue
  "IN OLEVANO", Raum der Stille, KHG Linz; solo exhibition
  "IN WIRKLICHKEIT IST ALLES GANZ ANDERS", Galeriehalle, Linz; solo exhibition
2007 "LINEN ARECHETYPE", Arka Art Gallery, Vilnius; Gallery White, Kaunas, Lithuania
  "KUNST HILFT AFRIKA", Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz
  "GLOBAL INTRIGUE", Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia, catalogue
2006 "AAW International Workshop", Alexandria, Egypt
  "neu im MAERZ", artists association MAERZ, Linz
2005 "TREFFPUNKT KUNST", ORF Landesstudio OÖ, Linz; solo exhibition and interview
  "BLUMEN IM KOPF - WAS ÜBRIG BLEIBT II", Galerie pro arte, Hallein; solo exhibition
  "ZIMMERREISE", Katholisch Theologische Privatuniversität, Linz; solo exhibition
2004 "NÜSSE & HIRNE", Galerie am Stein, Schärding, solo exhibition, catalogue
  "PAULA'S HOME", Lentos Museum of Modern Art, Linz
  "SIE - Künstlerinnen positionieren sich", Old City Hall, Linz; solo exhibition
  "MADE IN UPPER AUSTRIA", Stadtmuseum Nordico, Linz, catalogue
  "REISENDE FRAUEN", Kunstpavillon, Innsbruck
2003 "KUNSTANKÄUFE DES LANDES SALZBURG", Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, Catalogue
  "FLEXIBLE 4 identities", Manchester, GB; Tilburg, NL; Odense, DK; Linz, A; catalogue
2002 "DER GLOBALE KOMPLEX", O.K. Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, site specific installation, catalogue
  "WAS ÜBRIG BLEIBT", Galerie 5020, Salzburg; solo exhibition
2000 "AUS DEM UMFELD", Gallery of the University of Art and Design, Linz, catalogue
  "GEGEN KRIEG UND GEWALT", Neue Galerie der Stadt Linz, Linz
  "FABELHAFT", Schloß Aschach, Cooperation with Ulrike Johannsen, Irmi Kapeller, Ursula Witzany
  "SCHÖPFUNGSZEITEN", OÖ Landesgalerie, Linz, site specific installation, catalogue
1999 "BASISTAGE LINZ", Installation in the Arcotel Linz
  "KLEINE WEBSTÜCKE", Several Galleries in Poland
1998 "SIEBDRUCKE", Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg; solo exhibition, catalogue
  "24 GEMEINDEN", Kunst am Bau, Sponsored Project by the Local Government of Wels-Land, OÖ
  "HYBRID FACTORY", Project for the European Month of Culture, City Council of Linz
  "NEUTRALIEN", Kulturvermerke, Schloß Ort, Gmunden
  "5020/4020", Galerie 5020, Salzburg, Cooperation with Gabriele Klien
1996 "EINBILDUNG/ABBILDUNG", Galerie MAERZ, Linz, Cooperation with Heide Pichler and Priska Riedl
  "FLEXIBLE 2 - PAN-EUROPEAN ART", Tilburg, The Netherlands; Wroclaw, Poland; Manchester, United Kingdom; catalogue
1995 "GO EAST - GO WEST", Jekaterinburg, Nishnij Nowgorod, and Moscau, USSR, catalogue
  "REISE - KUNST", Kunstverein Fa.Paradigma, Linz; solo exhibition, catalogue
1994 "ZWISCHENBILDER ZWISCHENRÄUME - Copygrafic and electrografic work of Austrian Artists", OÖ Landesgalerie, Linz, catalogue
  "OBJEKTTEXTILBILD" OÖ, Landesgalerie, Linz, catalogue
1992 "ART FRIENDS", Kunstverein Fa. Paradigma, Linz, Cooperation with Dietmar Hochhauser