Olga Titus

Bio

Born 1977 in Switzerland


Education

2002–2006 Fine Arts at the HGKL, Lucerne
2005 Semester at the College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum, India
2000 Semester at the F+F Kunstschule (School of Arts), Zurich
1996–1999 Embroidery designer at Union PLC, St. Gall
1994–1995 Preliminary Course at the Schule für Gestaltung,
St. Gall (School of Design)


Artist in Residency

2014 Artist Residency City Dübendorf
2014 Visiting Artist Münzkabinett Museum Winterthur
2014 Artist Residency in the Cité des Arts Paris France
2013 Artist Residency in Kriti Gallery in Varanasi India
2011 Artist Residency in Salem NY
2010 Artist Residency in Castle Salem Germany
2006 Artist in Residency in Bangalore, India

Scholar ships and Awards

2010 Advancement Award of the Canton of Thurgau
2009 Adolf-Dietrich Advancement Award
2008 Advancement Award of the City of Winterthur
2007 City of Winterthur, art subsidy
2007 Cultural Foundation of the Canton of Thurgau, art subsidy
2006 Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, scholarship
2005 Municipality of Sulgen, art subsidy
2005 Curt & Erna Burgauer Foundation, Zurich, art subsidy
2000–2006 Canton of Thurgau, study scholarship

Purchase

2014 Triangel Video Object by Kunstmuseum Thurgau
2013 Painting Object by the Artcollection of the City Zürich
2012 Han äs Herzeli wie äs Vögeli by Kunstmuseum Wallis
2011 Video collection by Kunstmuseum Thurgau
Ideal Artist Video by Julius Bär Bank artcollection
2010 Mirror Mirror on the wall, pricate collector
2008 Haus für Kunst Uri, purchase of the work
Chuchichäschtli, art installation with video by the
Arts Foundation Landis & Gyr Zug (CH)

Publications

2013 Triangel_Objekt by Kunstmuseum Thurgau
2012 Kill your Darlings, publication by Theo Hurter Schwarzhandpresse
2012 Salem 2 Salem, project publication, Verlag Robert Gessler
2010 DigitalMaterial, exhibition catalogue, HGKL
2009 “Sowing and Hoeing”, exhibition catalogue, Ravensburg
2007 Yearbook of Winterthur, publication about my artistic work
2006 Kunsthaus Zurich, exhibition catalogue, “In the Alps”


Ausstellungen

Solo shows

2013 Kunsthalle Arbon
Galerie Stephan Witschi Zürich
2011 Studio Sandra Recio Geneva
Galerie Stephan Witschi Zürich
2009 Kunstraum, Kreuzlingen
2009 Gallery Schönenberger, Kirchberg
2008 Haus für Kunst, Canton of Uri with Guy Tillim and Vanessa Püntener
2007 Gallery Billing Bild, Baar
Totengässlein 5, Basle
Gallery Sic(!), Lucerne

Group shows (selection)

2014
DIY// REALITY Nastavnivhesky Gallery Moscow (RU)
48 Eight Gallery East Sussex (UK)
Gallery Cité des Arts Paris (F)

2013
Nextex St. Gallen
«zweite Runde» Kunsthalle Arbon
«Thurgauer Kunstschaffen» Adrian Bleisch Galerie Arbon

2012
«Welcome to Paradise» Kunstmuseum Wallis
Knoerle & Baettig Galerie Winterthur
Heidi & Klara, Fernwärme Maienfeld
Studio Sandra Recio, Geneva
Raiffeisen Kunstforum, Winterthur
Dezemberausstellung, Kunstmuseum Winterthur

2011
Cobra Museum (NL)
Salem Art Works NY (USA)
Kunstmuseum Winterthur
Oxyd Winterthur
Transytorisches Museum Pfyn
2010 DigitalMaterial, Quartier 21, Vienna (A)
Swiss Art Award, Basle
“Zürcher Kunstschaffen”, Oxyd, Winterthur
«Kopien und Zitate», Alpineum Lucerne
«Dezemberausstellung», Oxyd Winterthur
Gallery Weyertal, Winterthur

2009
Kunsthalle, Winterthur
K3 Project Space, Zurich
Guest Artist in Oxyd, Winterthur; video screening
City Gallery, Ravensburg; Sowing and Hoeing

2008
Gallery Billing Bild, Baar
Art Forum Central Switzerland; Virtuelle Ausstellung
Kunstkasten, Winterthur; Schichtwechsel
Jungkunst, Winterthur
Oxyd, Winterthur; video screening

2007
o.T. Raum für aktuelle Kunst
Tre Castelli, Bellinzona; Mutamenti Visioni
Zecchinel Zentrum, Tägerwilen
exex, St. Gall, deconstructing Eden
Kunst 07, Zurich
Kunsthalle, Winterthur; Intermezzo
Dockswiss, Weggis
Transitory Museum, Pfyn
Schartenfels, Baden; Videoskulptur 07
2006 Kunsthaus Zurich; In den Alpen
Kunstmuseum Lucerne; Jahresausstellung
HGK Lucerne; Diplomausstellung
Kurzfilmtage, Winterthur

2005
Gallery OP, Stuttgart
College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum, India

2004
Gallery Erfrischungsraum, Lucerne