BIOGRA
PHY


 

1964 born in Olten (SO), Switzerland  
Currently also working in Spain / Majorca Island.






 
     
WORKS IN PUBLIC
 
- Kunsthaus Grenchen, Switzerland http://www.kunsthausgrenchen.ch
- Canton Solothurn (several purchases: 2005, 2008)

- Architektengemeinschaft 4 Aarau

- Gassler AG Gretzenbach
AWARDS
 
2005 artist in residence in Genua (Italy) 

MEMBER

VISARTE - visual arts association switzerland ( former GSMBA)
SGBK - visual arts association switzerland
Kunstverein Olten
AaViB - Association of Visual Artists of the Balearic Islands - www.aavib.net - www.artbalears.com

 

EDUCATION AND RESIDENCIES (Selection)
 
2007 Artist in Residence at ISR, Istituto Svizzero di Roma in Venice

2006

Workshops at Foundation Pilar and Joan Miró in Palma with James Lambourne and Jordi Rosés and Pilar Lloret

2005-2006 Artist in Residence at Gallery Addaya Contemporary Art Center Alaró, Majorca Island
2005 Artist in Residence in Genova/Italy Art Association Olten and Canton Solothurn
1997-1999 Residency in Rome, education in etching techniques, dry-point, screen-printing and other intaglio and relief printing techniques at associazione internazionale incisori, Rome/Italy
1994-1996 VSG, Prepairing School of Fine Arts, Lenzburg (Switzerland) former FAM, Academy of Fine Arts, Oberwil-Lieli
1993-1994 Painting Classes,  Alexander Jeanmaire, Zürich
1985-1988 Drawing lessons, Hans-Rudolf Wilk, Olten
SOLO- AND DOUBLE SHOWS (selection)
 
2011 "inhouse|11", studio show, Schönenwerd (press)
2010 "inhouse|10", studio show, Schönenwerd (press)
2009 "Accrochage", Townhouse Lostorf, Switzerland (press)
2009 "Alart|09", 3rd edition of ALART - Night of Art in Alaró/Mallorca - Spain
2009 "inhouse|09", studio show, Schönenwerd, Switzerland (press)
2008 "inhouse|08", studio show, Schönenwerd, Switzerland

2007

Murta Edicions - Intaglio printing studio in Barcelona edits 3 Series of 'animus mundi'

2006 - 2008

Showroom Studio Sandra Lehnis, Schönenwerd

2005 "pflückstücke", Gallery Näijerehuus Hersiwil, Switzerland
2004 "Räume zeigen sich - rooms show", Rheinau, Switzerland
"growing on", Künstlerhaus S11, Solothurn, Switzerland 
2003 "inhouse|3", studio show Schönenwerd, Switzerland
2002/03 "Zauberstaub", transit-galerie, Galerie Ursula Huber, Olten, Switzerland
2002 "inhouse|02", studio show Schönenwerd, Switzerland
"Accrochage", with Dr. Rolf Lüthy, Aargauer Kantonalbank, Wohlen, Switzerland
"inhouse|01", studio show Schönenwerd, Switzerland
"growing", with Kathrin Schelbert, Galerie Ursula Huber, Olten, Switzerland
2001 "Wachstumsräume", Bally-LAB, Schönenwerd. Switzerland
1993 "Venedig", Galerie Artcorner, Zürich, Switzerland
GROUP SHOWS (selection)
 
2012 "in situ", projecte residencia d'artistes | Addaya Centre d’Art Contemporani Alaró, Mallorca

2009

"Regalart", Galeria Espai Miquela Nicolau, Felanitx, Mallorca > Katalog

2008 "works on paper / works of paper", Gallery Ursula Huber Basel, Switzerland
2007/2008 "obra gràfica", Addaya Centre d’Art Contemporani Alaró, Majorca Island - Spain

2006

"22nd Cantonale yearly exhibition of Canton Solothurn", Art Museum Solothurn, Switzerland

"Blue", Consulate General of Switzerland, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
2005 "trentapertrenta", Gallery Addaya Contemporary Art Center Alaró, Majorca Island
"21st Cantonale yearly exhibition of Canton Solothurn", Art Museum and Stadthaus Olten, Switzerland
"Edition 500", Galerie Thoma + Thoma, Basel, Switzerland
"Voyeurismus-Exhibitionismus", Visarte Solothurn Guests from Visarte Zürich, House Metropol Zürich, Switzerland
"genova ispirazioni", Gallery KunstVitrine Grenchen (Collection Kunsthaus Grenchen) Switzerland
"Outnumbered-Works on Paper", Jack Rabbit Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A. 
2004-2005 "Blue", Mohr Gallery, Mountain View, San Francisco
2004 "open eyes - lids shut", Castle of Wartenfels, Lostorf, Switzerland
2003 "small is beautiful",Galerie Ursula Huber, Olten, Switzerland 
  "Traces / Spuren", Castle of Wartenfels, Lostorf, Switzerland 
  "Kunst in der Stadt 2003", Brig (national competition) Switzerland
"no water/water - Wassermangel/Wasserfluten", international year of water of the UNO
"zwischen Tradition und Innovation", Castle of  Wartenfels, Lostorf, Switzerland  
„Traces / Spuren“, Université de Haute-Alsace, Mulhouse, France
2002 "Engel & Co.", Museum of Art Grenchen, Switzerland
1999 "artista in-formato", Galleria Venezia Viva, Venice (Italy)
1998 "artisti contemporanei incidono la città", Velletri/Rome (Italy) (competition)
1996 "accepted" exhibition with aargovian artists, Elfa, Aarau, Switzerland
1993 "Frau", Galerie 84, Buchs/Aarau, Switzerland
1989 "Kunstszene - artscene 89", Zürich, Switzerland
PUBLIC WORKS
 
2001 Christmas/New Year card for  Architekten Gemeinschaft 4 (dipl. architects HTL/TS) Aarau, Switzerland
2003 Poster and invitation for  Oltner Tanztage 2003 (Dance in Olten) Switzerland


<     © by Sandra Lehnis / Switzerland