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Biography

BORN IN SWITZERLAND,
RAISED BY AN ARTISTIC FAMILY IN ZURICH ,CH
DEGREE IN ACTING,
INFLUENCED BY MY MOTHER ,WHO WAS A ACCOMPLISHED SCULPTOR ,I STARTED MY OWN CAREER AS A PAINTER.
1985 I MOVED TO NEW YORK CITY, WITH A GRANT FROM MY HOME TOWN
SINCE 1995 I LIVE AND WORK IN MY STUDIO IN NEW YORK ON THE NORTH FORK LI


SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

2018 VSOP PROJECTS GALLERY GREENPORT NY
2018 BREAKING BOUNDARIES LYCEUM GALLERY SPEONK NY WITH JEWELRY BY ELISCA JEANSONNE
2015 ART PROJECT BASEL WITH CERAMIC ARNOLD ANNEN VIOELTTE FAESBINDER
2013 GALLERY ART SITE GARANCE PAINTINGS
DENA ZEMSKY CERAMICS
2011 GALERIE INCONTRO ZURICH
2010 ESTHER HUFSCHMID GALLERY ZURICH CH
2008 ESTHER HUFSCHMID GALLERY ZURICH
2006 LYCEUM GALLERY SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE RIVERHEAD NY
2004 GALLERY HUFSCHMID ,ZUERICH, CH
2003 MUSEUM OF MODERN ART,SALVADOR DA BAHIA ,BRAZIL
2000 GALLERY HUFSCHMID, ZUERICH CH
1998 GALLERY MARGRIT GASS ,BASEL CH
1996 GALLERY URSULA WITTMER ,SWITZERLAND
1995 IG HALLE RAPPERSWIL ,SWITZERLAND
1995 GALLERY VIGNY MUNICH ,GERMANY
1994 GALLERY HUFSCHMID, ZUERICH CH
1994 MURAL, VORSTADT ,VIENNA ,4 x 5 M 10 X 12FT.
1993 GALLERY U.WITTMER ,SWITZERLAND
1992 GALLERY RICHARD HUMPHREY ,NEW YORK
1991 GALLERY PORTER RANDALL, LA JOLLA,CALIFORNIA
1991 GALLERY MARTIN KREBS, BERN, CH
1990 GALLERY 630B, NEW ORLEANS,LOUISIANA
1990 GALLERY HUFSCHMID,ZUERICH,CH
1988 GALLERY KASTORIANO-SHOSHAN,NEW YORK
1988 GALLERY INGRID CUSSON ,NEW YORK
1987 GALLERY HUFSCHMID,ZUERICH,CH
1984 GALLERY HUFSCHMID ZUERICH,CH
1982 GALLERY HUFSCHMID,ZUERICH,CH
1978 GALLERY HUFSCHMID ZUERICH,CH
1971 GALLERY MV,SWITZERLAND CH

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS


2017 WINTER - SALON VSOP PROJECT GALLERY GREENPORT NY
2016 ART DOCK ZURICH FRAUEN-POWER APRIL- AUG 2016
2014 ART MUSEUM ISLIP NY , MASH UP- COLLAGES
2013 ART SITE GALLERY RIVERHEAD NY
2013 RED PAINTINGS AT HOFKUECHE ZURICH
2011 OUTSIDER IN AMSTERDAM HOLLAND
2011 OUTSIDER ART IN THE HAMPTONS GALLERY BELLAGE
2010 GALERIE BEL AIR WEST HAMPTON BEACH NY OUTSIDER ART IN THE HAMPTONS
2008 BENTON NYCE GALLERY GREENPORT NY
2007 BENTON NYCE GALLERY GREENPORT NY
2006 THE SHINING DUNCES SHOW, ASHEVILLE NC
2003 NATURAL FORCE,SCULPTURE SHOW ,ART COUNCIL,RIVERHEAD NY
2001 THE SOUND OF BRUSH STROKES,LIVE PERFORMANCE WITH C,MAUL AT WITHNEY ART WORK, GREENPORT NY
2000 PAINTED 3 COWS FOR THE NEW YORK COW PARADE NEW YORK
1999 GALLERY JELLOW HOUSE, GREENPORT NY
1998 INTERNATIONAL GRAMERCY ART SHOW,NEW YORK [GALLERY MARGRIT GASS]

1995 ART AUCTION FOR THE VICTIMS OF THE BIG EARTHQUAKE,OSAKA JAPAN
1994 GALLERY, RED WHITH&BLUE,KLEINERT ART CENTER WOODSTOCK ,NY
1994 GALLERY MARGRIT ROEDER,NEW YORK CONTEMPORARY SWISS GRAPHICS
1994 ANGEL IN AMERICA,AIDS BENEFIT,VIENNA
1993 AMSTERDAM GALLERY,SOHO LIVES,NEW YORK
1992 SOHO LIVES,AMSTERDAM GALLERY,NEW YORK
1991 EXILES ON MAIN STREET,CBG'S GALLERY,NEW YORK
1990 165TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN
1991 EXILES ON MAIN STREET,CBG'S GALLERY,NEW YORK
1990 KLAUS LITTMANN GALLERY, BASEL,CH
1990 ARTISTS FOR WILDLIVE,THE TANZANIA WILDLIVE FUND,THE CROLIER,NEW YORK

1987 GALLERY KASTORIANO-SHOSHAN,NEW YORK
1984 GALLERY INTERNATIONAL DES ARTS,PARIS
1983 KUNSTHAUS ZUERICH,CH
1979 KUNSTHAUS AARAU,SWITZERLAND
1977 KUNSTHAUS ZUERICH ,CH
1972 ZUERICH ARTISTS,HAIFA AND TEL AVIV,ISRAEL
1970 KUNSTHAUS AARAU,SWITZERLAND

STAGE SETS

2005 SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
GREENPORT NY
2001 'FRIDA KAHLO', A CONTEMPORARY OPERA VIENNA, HANS GRATZER, SCHAUSPIELHAUS VIENNA
1991 'ACH ARMER ORPHEUS'BY WOLFGANG BAUER, HANS GRATZER SCHAUSPIELHAUS ,VIENNA

AWARDS AND HONORS
1991
AWARD FOR BEST STAGESET AND COSTUME DESIGNE FOR THE PLAY 'ACH ARMER ORPHEUS' NESTROY THEATER PREIS,,VIENNA
1985
GRANT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS,ZUERICH ,ARTIST LOFT IN NEW YORK
1984
GRANT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS,ZUERICH,STUDIO AT THE CITE INTERNATIONAL DES ARTS,PARIS, FRANCE
1978
GRANT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS,ZUERICH,STUDIO IN GENOVA,ITALY

VARIOUS OTHER GRANTS BY;ZUERICH STATE,PRIVAT AND CORPRATE FOUNDATIONS