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Christoph Schmidberger




Born 1974, Eisenerz, Austria
1989-1994  Higher Technical College of Graphic Art, Graz, Austria
1994-1998  Academy of Fine Art, Vienna, Austria. Graduated with B.A. Honours and Master of Art
2002  Fine Art of the City Council of Graz Award
Lives and works in Hieflau, Austria

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2005
Mark Moore Gallery "Tears of Joy", Santa Monica, CA, USA
2004
Goff+Rosenthal Gallery "DON'T BE AFRAID", New York, NY, USA
Mark Moore Gallery, SCOPE Art, New York, NY, USA
2003
Mark Moore Gallery, L.A. International, Santa Monica, CA, USA
2002
Nikolai Fine Art, Every Breath a Step to Death, New York, NY, USA
The Essl Collection, Emerging Artists, Vienna, Austria
2001
Neue Galerie Am Landesmuseum Joanneum Graz, Great Love & Great
Miracles, Graz, Austria
Projektraum Viktor Bucher, Sensationelles Ist Im Gange, Vienna, Austria, Art
Mark Galerie, Spital Am Pyhrn, Austria

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2006
The Saatchi Gallery "Triumph of Painting", London, UK
2005
FIAC Art Fair, Projektraum Viktor Bucher, Paris, France
Goff + Rosenthal "Paradise Lost", New York, NY, USA
Zwirner & Wirth "Girls on Film", Nwe York, NY, USA
Mark Moore Gallery "Summer Pleasures", Santa Monican CA, USA
Bergdorf Goodman "The Exploding Plastic Inevitable" curated by Scenic, New York, NY, USA
2004
ACME., Gio Ponti: Furnished Settings and Figuration, Los Angeles, CA, USA
FREDERICK R. WEISMAN MUSEUM OF ART, "ART AND ILLUSION", MALIBU, CA, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Galerie Six Friedrich Lisa Ungar, Munich, GERMANY
FIAC Art Fair, PROJEKTRAUM VIKTOR BUCHER, PARIS, FRANCE
ART COLOGNE, MARK MOORE GALLERY, COLOGNE, GERMANY
2003
James Kelly Contemporary, Fresh Works on Paper, Santa Fe, NM
Museum of Contemporary Art-Stift Admont, Admont, Austria
Landesmuseum Joanneum, The Must, Graz, Austria
Roger Smith Gallery, Dubrow International, New York,NY
SCOPE Art Fair, MARK MOORE GALLERY, MIAMI BEACH, FL, USA
FIAC Art Fair, PROJEKTRAUM VIKTOR BUCHER Paris, France
Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten & Galerie CC, "Ex Graz In Graz",
Graz,Austria
Galerie Eugen Lendl, Graz "Frisch Saftig Steirisch", Kunsthalle
Hallein, Austria
Projektraum Viktor Bucher, "Kunst Muss Haengen", Vienna, Austria
Mayfair Exhibition, LE SALON VANESSA SUCAR, London, Great Britain
2002
SCOPE ART FAIR, NIKOLAI FINE ART, Miami Beach, FL, USA
Projektraum Viktor Bucher, Ad Personam, Vienna, Austria
Intro Graz Spection, Forsetzung Folgt, Graz, Austria
2001
Galerie Christine Koenig, Ich Tarzan-Du Felix Austria, Vienna, Austria
Neue Galerie Am Landesmuseum Joanneum Graz, Die Kabinette Des Dr. Czerny,
Austria
Kunstsammlung Volpinum, "Sieben", Vienna, Austria
Kulturfabrik Pasing, Munich, Germany
Kunsthalle Exnergasse, "Six Degrees of Separation", Vienna, Austria

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Ed. "Culture: Christoph Schmidberger´s Sexy Canvases", Details Magazine, Jan/Feb 2005
Kaiser, Charlotte, "moving to the center", ART+AUCTION, July 2004
Cuck Twardy "Dust to Dust," LAS VEGAS WEEKLY, May 2004
Ebony David, " Frontpage," ART IN AMERICA , May, 2004
Ed. Artnet News, artnet.com, July 18, 2003.
Roug, Louise. "The Talking Pictures," The Los Angeles Times, July 10, 2003
Wolfmayr, Andrea. "Raketenstart: Hieflau-Miami-L.A.," Die Steirische,
January 18, 2003.
Spiegler Almuth, "Nonnen, Aliens, Alte Meister" Die Presse, January 13, 2003
Ed. "Fortsezung Folgt.," Kleine Zeitung, September 9, 2002.
Ed. "Schrecken Der Idylle," Observer, August 14, 2002.
Ed. "Bilder Von Der Wirklichkeit," Observer, August 2002.
Aigner, Von Claudia. "Eine Punschkrapferlrosige Zeit?" Wiener
Zeitung,>January 7, 2002.
Rathenbock, Von Vera. "Die Eine Grelle Welt," Kultur, January 3, 2002.
Ed. "Menschen im Mittelpunkt," Rundschau, December 2001.
Krumpl Doris, "Lob Der Kuenstlichkeit," Der Standard, November 15, 2001.
Ed. "Der Mensch Im Mittlepunkt," Volkabhall, November 12, 2001.
Musil, Stephan. "Kunst-Lust," Die Presse, October 27, 2001.
Ed. "Watchlist," Der Standard, September 12, 2001.
Aigner, Von Claudia. "Stammhirne Am Stammtisch," Kultur, August 2001
Ed. "Christine Konig Gallery: Ich Tarzan- Du Felix Austria," Art
Magazine, August 2001.
Ed. "Ausgestellt in Wien," Die Press, July 17, 2001.
Ed. "Kunst Kunstkalender," Kultur, July 2001.
Ed. "Archiv Und Affentanz," Salzburger Nachrichen, April 6, 2001.
Niegelhell, Von Franz. "Ein Lustvolles Spiel Mit Bildwelten," Kultur, April,
2001.
Strobl, Alexander. "Der Vorteil Langer Winter," Die Steirische
Wochenpost,>Sept.14, 2000.

CATALOGUES

Damianovic, Maia. Lavender Fields Forever, Triton Verlang, Vienna, Austria,
2003.
Steininger, Florian. Every Breath a Step to Death, The Essl Collection,
Emerging Artists, Vienna, Austria, 2002.
Holler-Schuster, Gunther. Great Love & Great Miracles, Neue Galerie
am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria, 2001.

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Saatchi Collection, London, UK
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, SAN DIEGO, CA , USA
ALBERTINA ,VIENNA , AUSTRIA
OESTERREICHISCHE GALERIE BELVEDERE, VIENNA, AUSTRIA
JOCLYN MUSEUM OF ART,OMAHA NE, USA
Frederic R. Weismann Collection, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Volpinum - Collection of Contemporary Art. Vienna, Austria
NEUE GALERIE AM LANDESMUSEUM JOANNEUM, GRAZ, AUSTRIA
Museum of Contemporary Art - Benedictine Monastery Admont, Austria
Austrian State Collection, Vienna, Austria
Collection Humanic, Graz, Austria
Collection of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Collection of the City of Graz, Graz, Austria


" o.T.", 2001, Bleistift u. Acryl auf Pappbecher/Strohhalm, ca 21 x 10 cm