Uwe Wittwer  (Swiss, 1954) 

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Uwe Wittwer Biography
1954   Born in Zurich
1986   Grant from the canton of Zurich
1988   Award from city of Burgdorf
1989   Atelier London of Stiftung Binz 39 Zürich
1991   Louise Aeschlimann Grant from the Bernese Art Society
1991   Grant by the Canton Zurich
1992   Grant from the canton of Zurich
1994   Annual grant from the city of Zurich for the atelier at the Cité internationale des Arts Paris
1994   Federal Award for Independent Art
1994   Prize of the Bern Biennial by the Commission for Visual Arts, Canton Bern
1997   Award from the Stiftung für die grafische Kunst in der Schweiz
1998 - 2000   Teaching assignment at the University Witten-Herdecke
2000   Award from the International Triennale for graphic arts, Grenchen
2000   Prize of the International Print Triennial, Grenchen, Switzerland
2004   Grant from Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf near Berlin
2004   Studio Grant Schloss Wiepersdorf by the Bundeskulturstiftung Berlin
2007   London Studio Grant, Kulturstiftung Landis & Gyr
  Lives and works in Zurich
Selected Exhibitions
2010   Exhibitionism - The Art of Display, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2010   Art+Art Gallery, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2010   Lullin & Ferrari Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2009   Mythologies, Haunch of Venison, London, UK
2009   Nolan Judin Berlin, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2009   Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany (solo)
2008   Kunst(Zeug)Haus, Rapperswill, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2008   Cohan & Leslie Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2008   Happy Days? Children in Swiss Art from the 18th Century until the Present Day, Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen, Switzerland
2008   NOLEFTOVERS, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
2008   Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen, Switzerland
2007 - 2008   Fade away and Radiate, Cohan and Leslie Gallery, New York, USA
2007   Hail and Snow, Haunch of Venison, Zurich (solo)
2006   Opening Exhibition, Spielhaus Morrison Galerie, Berlin
2006   Pittura Fresca, Spielhaus Morrison Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2006   Reprocessing Reality, PS1 MOMA New York, USA
2005   Spielhaus Morrison Galerie, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2005   Swimming at South China Beach, Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie, Zürich (solo)
2005   Ludwigforum Aachen (solo)
2005   Flower Myth – Van Gogh to Jeff Koons, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen
2005   Kunstmuseum Solothurn (solo)
2005   Blumenmythos / Flower Myth, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen / Basel, Switzerland
2004   Musée des Beaux Arts, Le Locle, Switzerland (solo)
2004   Cement-Ghosts, with Christian Andersen, Andreas Dobler, Tina Hauser and Rockmaster K, Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie, Zurich
2004   Galerie Anton Meier, Geneva
2004   Galerie Margit Haldemann Bern (with Regula Dettwiler), Switzerland (solo)
2004   Musée de la Ville du Locle (solo)
2003   Galerie Ulrike Buschlinger, Wiesbaden (solo)
2002   Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie, Zurich (solo)
2002   The image regained - L’immagine ritrovata, Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Lugano
2002   Big is beautiful, Musée d’art et d’histoire de la Ville de Neuchâtel
2002   Galerie Natacha Knapp, Geneva (solo)
2002   In Between, Kunsthaus Langenthal
2002   Balsam, Helmhaus, Zurich, Switzerland
2002   Frozen Flowers, Galerie Margit Haldemann, Bern, Switzerland
2002   Neighbourhoods, Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie, Basel, Switzerland (group)
2001   Die Kunst der Mobiliar, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
2001   Das ferne Bild, Galerie Margrit Haldemann, Bern (solo)
2001   The Battle of San Romano – To the Stadium, Kunsthalle Winterthur (solo)
2000   Galerie Ulrike Buschlinger, Wiesbaden (solo)
2000   Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie, Basel (solo)
2000   Relative Stille, Schedler Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
2000   University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh PA, USA (solo)
2000   Universität Witten, Germany (solo)
2000   15. Internationale Triennale für Originalgrafik, Grenchen, Switzerland
2000   Schafft Land!, Stadtmuseum Siegburg, Germany (group)
1999   Tauchgang, Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie, Basel (with: Kocheisen + Hullmann, Alice Stepanek & Steven Maslin, Robert Suermondt, Alfred Wirz)
1999   Galerie Patrick Schedler, Zurich (solo)
1999   Galerie Ulrike Buschlinger, Wiesbaden, Germany (solo)
1999   Houldsworth Fine Art, London, UK (solo)
1998   Helmhaus Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1998   Galerie Margit Haldemann, Bern, Switzerland (solo)
1998   Die Scharfe der Unscharfe, Kunstmuseum Solothurn
1998   Swiss Contemporary Art, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea (group)
1997   Sammlung Bosshard, Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen, Switzerland (group)
1997   Galerie Ulrike Buschlinger, Weisbaden (solo)
1997   Galerie Silvia Steiner, Biel, Switzerland (solo)
1997   Museum Schloss Morsbroich, Kunstverein Leverkusen, Germany (solo)
1996   Tatort London, Galerie Shubbe, Dusseldorf, Germany
1996   Edition Franz Mäder Galerie, Basel
1995   ART Frankfurt, Galerie Franz Mäder, Galerie Kornfeld, Zurich, Switzerland
1995   Landschaft Heute, Galerie Silvia Steiner, Biel (with Marc- Antoine Fehr and Albrecht Schnider), Switzerland (group)
1995   The Huberte Goote Gallery, Zug, Switzerland (solo)
1995   Galerie Margit Haldemann, Bern, Switzerland (solo)
1995   Centre PasquART, Biel, Switzerland (solo)
1994   Preisträger des Eidgenössischen Stipendiums, Musée d'art et d'histoire de la Ville de Neuchâtel, Switzerland
1994   Biennale Bern, Kunsthaus Langenthal, Switzerland
1994   Galerie Kornfeld, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
1994   Preisträger des eidgenössischen Stipendiums, Musée d'art et d'histoire de la Ville de Neuchätel, Switzerland (group)
1992   Galerie Margit Haldemann, Bern, Switzerland (solo)
1992   Uberschlag, Kulturfabrik Pfefferberg, Berlin, Germany
1991   17. Berner Kunstausstellung, Kunsthalle Bern
1991   Galerie Rosenberg, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
1986   Spectrum Zurich, Mercer Union Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1985   Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich
Literature
2009   Uwe Wittwer«Verwehung» Book about the 2009 Suite of 77 watercolours. Edition of 500 copies, numbered and signed by the artist. 33 copies include an inkjet print. Published by Nolan Judin, Berlin
2008   Glückliche Tage? Kinder in der Schweizer Kunst vom 18. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart, Museum zu Allerheiligen, Kunstverein Schaffhausen, Verlag Scheidegger & Spiess
2008   Uwe Wittwer, Verwehung, Nolan Judin Berlin (limited edition book)
2007   Uwe Wittwer and Sarah Kent, Hail and Snow, Haunch of Venison
2005   Christoph Vögele, Harald Kunde, Konrad Tobler, Adrian LeBlanc, Klaus Merz, Uwe Wittwer - Geblendet / Dazzled, Kehrer Verlag
2005   Markus Stegmann, Uwe Wittwer Monsun I-III, Édition Idéal, Zurich
2005   Ernst Beyeler, Christoph Vitali, Robert Kopp, Philippe Buttner, Ulf Kuster, Blumenmythos / Flower Myth - Vincent van Gogh to Jeff Koons, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen und Edition Minerva, Wolfratshausen
2002   Konrad Tobler, Musterbuch II, Galerie Fabian & Claude Walter, Basel and Zurich
2002   Marco Franciolli, L'Imagine ritrovata, Museo cantonale d'Arte, Lugano
2002   Marianne Burki und Katrin Steffen, In Between, Kunsthaus Langenthal
2001   Jochen Hesse, Kunst.Welt.Stadt.Zurich, Zurcher Gegenwartskunst bei ZKB Private Banking
2001   Franziska Martin, Die Kunstsammlung der Mobiliar, Bern
2000   Ronald Schenkel, Musterbuch, Galerie Fabian & Claude Walter, Basel
2000   M. Bockemuhl, Landschaften, Huberte Goote Gallery, Zug
2000   Gundula Caspary, Schafft Land!, Stadtmuseum Siegburg
1999   Uwe Wittwer, Relative Stille/Relatively Still, Édition Idéal, Zurich
1998   Marie-Louise Lienhard, Uwe Wittwer, Helmhaus, Zurich
1998   Fred Zaugg and Alexander Egger, Lokaltermin Atelier II, Bernische Kunstgesellschaft
1998   Annemarie Bucher, Why make prints, Pro Helvetia, Zurich
1998   Valentine Reymond, gravure, vous avez dit gravure?, Musée Jurassienne des Arts, Moutier
1998   Martin Kraft, Biografisches Lexikon der Schweizer Kunst, Schweizerisches Institut für Kunstwissenschaft, Zurich und Lausanne, Verlag Neue Zürcher Zeitung
1998   Christoph Vögele, Die Schärfe der Unschärfe, Kunstmuseum Solothurn
1998   Hans Eggenberger et al., Verein für Originalgraphik 1948 - 1998, Verein für Originalgraphik, Zurich
1997   Harald Kunde, Uwe Wittwer - Am Fluss, Kunstverein Museum Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen
1996   Malcolm Quinn, Snuff. Tatort London, Galerie Christa Schübbe, Düsseldorf
1996   Michael Bockemühl, Uwe Wittwer, The Huberte Goote Gallery, Zug
1996   Hans Rudolf Reust, Uwe Wittwer. Ölmalerei und Aquarelle, Edition Franz Mäder, Basel
1996   Andreas Meier, Paul Tanner, Urs Richle, Uwe Wittwer. Druckgrafik 1982-1996, Edition Franz Mäder, Basel
1994   Peter Killer, Berner Biennale 1994, Kunsthaus Langenthal
1992   Susanne Bieri, Ueberschlag, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin
1991   Ulrich Loock and Mariuccia Sprenger, Uwe Wittwer, Kunsthalle Bern
1987   Susanne Bieri, La Lupa e l'Orso, Magazzini Generali, Rom, Artist exchange Rome-Bern
1986   Martin Kraft, Spectrum Zurich, Mercer Union, Toronto
1986   Markus Landert, Hier und Jetzt, Hallen für neue Kunst, Will