Gerda Ritzmann

Switzerland
gerilu@gmx.ch
gerilu.dihai.ch


Born 1946 in Dornbirn (A)
Lives and works since 1970 in Switzerland

Art education
1960 – 1963 Textilfachschule, Dornbirn (A)
1964 -1966 Englisch und Aktzeichnen, Volkshochschule, Birmingam (GB)
1987 – 1991 Farbenlehre, Naturstudium, Portrait, Farbe und Form, Schule für Gestaltung, Zürich
1998 Sommerseminar, Europäische Kunstakademie, Trier (D)
2000 – 2001 Experimentelle Gestaltung, Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst, Zürich
2006 Dreidimensionales Gestalten, Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst, Zürich
2012 Seminar, Sommerakademie, Homburg a. Main (D)

Exhibitions (selection)

2017
ART IN GALLERY, Milan, Italy
"Teximus 2", TAFch, selected, Altstadthalle, Zug, CH
Internat. Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, selected, Todd Art Gallery, Murfreesboro TN, USA
Galleria Amici Dell`Arte, Brissago, CH
Non such art of paper awards, selected, Canada
Paper feast, selected, Shanghai, China
2016
"From Lausanne to Beijing", 9th International Fiber Art Biennale, juried show, Guan Shan Yue Art Museum, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China P.R.
"Changing horizons", Internationale Windkunst in Nordhessen, 8.bewegter Wind, selected, Burgberg, Trendelburg-Deisel, Deutschland
22. Kunstausstellung NATUR-Mensch, selected, Rathausscheune, Martini-Kirche, St. Andreaskirche, St. Andreasberg, Deutschland
"Tracce", Galleria la Loggia, Carona, Schweiz
"Amateras", Annual Paper Art Exhibition, selected, Sofia, Bulgaria
"Scythia", 11th international Biennal contemporary Textile Art, selected, Picture Gallery, Kherson, Ukraine
“Inspired by paper - 30years IAPMA”,  Touring exhibition in Europe
2015  
“Papier Global III“, Stadtmuseum, selected, Deggendorf, Germany
Fondatione CRAMUM, invited, Palazzo Isimbardi, Milan, Italy
“Hors-les-murs”, Pavillon Corbusier, invited, Montrouge-Paris, France
Ddessign, invited, Atelier Richelieu, Paris, France
“Pulp & Fiction”, selected, Artists House of Be'er Sheva, Beer Sheva, Israele 
2014  
"From Lausanne to Beijing", 8th International Fiber Art Binnale, 1895 creative cultural industry
park, Nantong, China
“GEA”, Miniartextil 2014, ARTE&ARTE, selected, Villa Olmo, Como, Italy
„CASUALE“, Centro culturale e museo ELISARION, Minusio, CH
“teximus 1”, TAFch, Altstadthalle, Zug, CH
Member exhibition, IAPMA, selected, Museum della Carta e Watermark, Fabriano, Italia
2013 
19. Kunstausstellung NATUR - MENSCH, selected, Rathaus-Scheune, St. Andreasberg, D
„Desert in bloom“, the artist house of Negev, selected, Beer Sheva, Israel
Internat. Baltic Minitextile Triennal, Museum Miasta Gdyni, selected, Gdynia, Polen
Exposition nationale suisse d`art contemporain, place suisse des arts, Lausanne
“The art and soul of paper”, IAPMA, hosted by: Norwich University of arts, selected,   Norwich, UK
„Agora“ ARTE&ARTE, chez Le Beffroi, Paris-Montrouge, Frankreich
Sofia international  Paper Art Biennal, Amateras, selected, Sofia, Bulgarien
2012
“Love”, 6th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2012, Gallery “Titanikas”, Vilnius, LT
Galerie und Kulturzentrum Weiertal, Winterthur
Guest of honor at Buch- und Handpressenmesse, Eisenwerk, Frauenfeld
2011
“Papier&was”, Bodmanhaus, Gottlieben CH
“Absatz – Spitze”, dock.aktuelle Kunst aus Basel CH
“Un jour de Bonheur”, Arte&Arte, Salons de Hotel de la Republique, Montrouge-Paris F
2010
ARTE&ARTE, Como, Italy
Museo di Mocenigo, ARTE&ARTE, Venice, Italy
2009
Gallery Gottfried-Keller, Glattfelden CH
“Papier&was”, Bodmanhaus, Gottlieben CH
2008
„Frauenschriftbilder“, SGBK, Schlösschen Vorderbleichenberg, Biberist CH
OpenArt, Rassegna internationale di scultura, Roveredo GR – Trii CH
2007
„Frauenschriftbilder“, SGBK, Zentrum Serata, Thalwil CH
2006
Gallery Grancy, Lausanne CH
„Quadrat“, SGBK, RW Fine Art Collection, Winterthur CH
„Exodus“, SGBK, Galerie Waldesowomuseum, Prag CS
2005
„Sehsicht“, SGBK, Villa Liebegg, Männedorf CH

Scholarships
2004 and 2005 atelier scholarship, Stiftung Casa Bedigliora, Zürich

Memberships
VISARTE, professional Association of Visual Artists in Switzerland
Swiss Institut for Art Research www.sikart.ch

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