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Thomas Riess



1970 born in Tyrol
1995 Studies at the Mozarteum Art University in Salzburg, Class for Graphic Arts and Visual Media
2001 Diploma
lives in Vienna
 (AT)


Solarships



2009-12  the @rtist’s kitchen, artist’s residence, Soravia Group, Vienna (AT)
2010 Artist in Residence in Paliano/Rome (IT) Scholarship of the Provincial Government of Tyrol (AT)
2010 Artist in Residence, Kunstquartier Hotel Hospiz (AT)
2009 Artist in Residence in Medulin (HR)
2001 Artist in Residence in Paliano/Rome (IT) Scholarship of the Provincial Government of Tyrol
1999 Internationale Sommerakademie Salzburg (AT), Scholarship of the Provincial Government of Salzburg


Awards



2010 Finalist at RLB-Art Award (AT)
2008 Finalist at 3. Premio Internazionale Arte Laguna Venezia (IT)
2008 Welde Art Awart for Painting, Germany (DE)
2005 Durst Art Award for Painting and Drawing, Austria (AT)
2000 Stainach Art Award, Stainach/Irdning (AT)


Selected Exhibitions



2019 blurs & idols, ÖBV-Atrium, Vienna (AT) (Solo)
2019 the moving picture, basement, Vienna (AT) (Solo with MARCK)
2019 fluid reality, Art Space Recheis, Hall/T (AT) (Solo)
2018 The Isle of White, Kunstraum Arcade, Mödling (AT) (Solo w. Larissa Leverenz)
2018 Portfolio, Contemporary Art from South and North Tyrol, Stadtgalerie Bozen (IT)
2018 Sommer Salon, Kristine Hamann Gallery, Wismar (DE)
2018 The Isle of White Vol. II, Hrobsky Gallery, Vienna (AT) (Solo w. Larissa Leverenz)
2018 Winter Salon, Kristine Hamann Gallery, Wismar (DE)
2017 Flow, Kristine Hamann Gallery, Wismar (DE) (Solo)
2017 Rencentre Wismar:Berlin, Kristine Hamann Gallery Wismar (DE) with Semjon Contemporary Gallery
2017 Stratified. Fragmented world(s), Das Weiße Haus, Vienna (AT)

2017 Idols & Landscapes, Kunstforum Unterland, Neumarkt (IT) (Solo)

2017 Zoom, Hrobsky Gallery, Vienna (AT) (Solo)

2017 20 Years Kunstforum Unterland, Kunstforum Unterland, Neumarkt (I)
2017 AHEAD of the Game, Künstlerhaus Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt (AT)
2017 Flower Power, Museum Artemons, Hellmonsödt/Linz (AT)
2016 It’s Liquid, Art Expo, Rome (IT)
2016 Close Up, Kristine Hamann Gallery, Wismar (DE)

2016 Winterreigen, Schmidt Gallery, Reith/Alpbachtal (AT)

2016 Drawing Vienna IV, Hrobsky Gallery, Vienna (AT)
2016 Positions, Museum Artemons, Hellmonsödt/Linz (AT)
2016 Shift, Trapp Gallery, Salzburg (AT)
2016 6-2015, Bäckerstrasse 4 Gallery, Post Zentrale, Vienna (AT)
2015 The Collage Principle, Frohner Forum, Krems 
(AT)
2015 Inside-Out, Museum Artemons, Helmonsödt/Linz (AT) (Solo)
  
2015 Haberpointner/Riess, Schmidt Gallery, Hall/Tirol (AT) (Solo)
  
2015 After Picasso, Frohner Forum, Krems (AT)
2015 Blur, Trapp Gallery, Salzburg (AT) (Solo)
2015 Stadt-Kunst-Innsburck. Art Acquisitions 2010-2015, Stadtsäle Innsbruck, Innsbruck (AT)
2015 Timewise, Kristine Hamann Gallery, Wismar (DE)
2015 In the Middle of Time there is the Possibility of an Island, Hrobsky Gallery, Vienna (AT) (Solo w.
        Alberto Storari)
2014 The Future of Painting, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg/Wien (AT)
2014 Noise, Museum Stift Stams, Stams (AT) (Solo)

2014 Ostrale 14, Mission O14, Dresden (DE)
2014 I am I am not. Selected, Art Box, Kitzbühel (AT) (Solo)
2014 I’m lovin’ it!, Fishpiece Gallery Kiosktabak, Zürich (CH) (Solo)

2013 Content Art, iSphere Karlsplatz, Vienna
 (AT)
2013 I am I am not, artdepot Gallery, Innsbruck (AT) (Solo)
2013 Graurand, Palais Liechtenstein, Feldkirch (AT)
2013 A little bit of History deleting, Peithner-Lichtenfels Gallery, Vienna (AT)
2013 Personal Structures, 55. Biennale di Venezia, Palazzo Bembo, Venice (IT)
2013 I am I am not, artdepot Gallery, Innsbruck (AT) (Solo)
2013 Graurand, Palais Liechtenstein, Feldkirch (AT)
2013 Content Art, iSphere Karlsplatz, Vienna 
(AT)
2013 Humans, Künstlerhaus Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt (AT)
2013 Humans, Prisma Gallery, Bolzano (IT) 

2012 out there., Peithner-Lichtenfels Gallery, Vienna (AT) (Solo)
2012 art4barter, Seed on Diamond Gallery, Philadelphia (US)
2012 255 K., Stadtmuseum Innsbruck, Innsbruck (AT)
2012 Me Myself & Them, Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna (AT)
2012 Kontextillusionen, Haus der Kunst, Baden (AT)
2012 GAM 2012, Global Astronomy Month, Rotterdam (NL)
2012 ANGeLa whEre are you?, Fishpiece Gallery, Zürich (CH)

2012 Halali. Die Jagd nach dem Zeitgenössischen, Peithner-Lichtenfels Gallery, Vienna (AT)
2012 Sofort Kunst!, Fishpiece Gallery, Zürich (CH)

2011 Rooms, Schloss Porcia, Spittal/Drau (AT) (Solo)
2011 Nothing jumps over the Wall, Kunstraum Pettneu, Pettneu (AT) (Solo)
2011 Trans.form3, Künstlerhaus Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt (AT)
2010 Hybridität, artdepot Gallery, Innsbruck (AT) (Solo w. Aron Demetz)
2010 Capsule, Peithner-Lichtenfels Gallery, Vienna (AT) (Solo)

2010 Leaves from Innsbruck, St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans (US)

2010 Nord Art 2010, KiC Carlshütte Büdelsdorf/Rendsburg (DE)
2010 RLB-Art Award 2010, RLB-Kunstbrücke, Innsbruck (AT)

2010 Drawing Vienna, Peithner-Lichtenfels Gallery, Vienna (AT)

2009 Art in the Studio, ORF-Kulturhaus, Innsbruck (AT) (Solo)

2009 Interspace, Stadtgalerie Brixen, Brixen (IT) (Solo)
2009 Roadhouse, The Front Gallery, New Orleans (US)

2009 Special Show for Young Art. Federal State of Tyrol, Art-Innsbruck, Innsbruck (AT) (Solo)
2008 Essencia. Real Conceivability, Dep. of Fine Arts, University of New Orleans (US) (Solo)
2008 Spacetrip, Peithner-Lichtenfels Gallery, Vienna (AT) (Solo)
2008 Spacetrip II, Galerie im Andechshof, Innsbruck (AT) (Solo)



Art Fairs


2018 3. Roter Salon, Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden-Rot (D)
2018 Art Austria, Palais Lichtenstein (AT)
2018 Art Bodensee, Dornbirn (AT)
2018 Affordable Art Fair, Hamburg (D)
2017 Art Vienna, Leopold Museum, Vienna (AT)
2017 Art Bodensee, Dornbirn (AT)
2016 Art Austria, Leopold Museum, Vienna
 (AT)
2015 Art Austria, Leopold Museum, Vienna
 (AT)
2015 Vienna Contemporary, Marxhalle, Vienna
 (AT)
2015 Viennafair, Messehalle, Vienna (AT)
2014 Art Austria, Lepold Museum, Wien (AT)
2012 Art Austria, Leopold Museum, Vienna (AT)
2012 Art Fair, Köln (D)
2011 Art Austria, Leopold Museum, Vienna (AT)
2011 Munich Contempo, art fair, Munich (D)

2010 Art Austria, Leopold Museum, Vienna (AT)

2010 Art Fair 21, Köln (D)
2009 kunStart 09, Messe Bozen (I)
2008 Arte Padova, Padova (I)


Art collections



Collection ÖBV, Vienna (AT)
Collection of the Government of Tyrol (AT)
Collection of the City of Innsbruck (AT)
Collection of the City of Salzburg (AT)
Collection of the City of Imst (AT)
Collection Hypo Tirol Bank, Innsbruck (AT)
Collection Soravia Group, Vienna (AT)
Collection Urban (AT)
Collection Hauser (AT)
Collection Finstral (IT)

Several national and international publications