Bianca Tschaikner  

AUSTRIA

Education

2016 - Master of Arts in Illustration at the Accademia di Belle Arti  Macerata, Italy

            (with distinction)

2016 - Diplomas in Printmaking from Fundación CIEC (Spain) and Il Bisonte (Italy)

2009 - Bachelor of Arts at University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg, Austria

            (with honours)

 

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Solo Exhibition 

 

2020: 
Zuhause in mir. Kulturwerkstatt Kammgarn, Hard, Austria
Wanderlust. kulturverein bahnhof, Andelsbuch, Austria
Brauchen. Virtual Exhibition. Künstlervereinigung Vorarlberg, Austria
Zuhause in mir. Folkfestival Arbogast, Austria
Zuhause in mir. Wirkraum Dornbirn, Austria
Zuhause in mir. Carla Store, Bludenz.
Zuhause in mir. Landhaus Bregenz, Austria

 

2019:
MEGHALAYA – The Wild East. Theater Kosmos, Bregenz, Austria (solo exhibition)
Small Worlds. Austrian Cultural Forum, New Delhi, India
Small Worlds. Institute of Arts and Culture, Lahore, Pakistan
Small Worlds. Austrian Residence, Islamabad, Pakistan

 

2018: 
Kleine Welten. Kollektiv Raum, Bregenz, Austria.
MINISUTRA. Galerie Hollenstein, Lustenau, Austria
MINISUTRA. Panta Rhei. Madrid, Spain. 

 

2017:
SAVARI. Central Library of Vienna, Austria
Tropicarium. The Book Art Center Tbilisi, Georgia
SAVARI – eine illustrierte Reise durch den Iran und durch Indien. Bibliothek Lustenau. Austria

 

2016:
SAVARI. An illustrated journey through Iran & India. Stadtmuseum Dornbirn, Dornbirn. Austria

 

2015:
DESCOBRIMENTOS. Oficina – Café Criativo. Porto, Portugal
Grafische Arbeiten. Bildungshaus Batschuns. Batschuns, Austria

 

2014:
Strich im Universum. Austrian Cultural Forum, Belgrade, Serbia

 

2010: 
Postcards from Morocco. Volubilis Gallery, Tangier

Group Exhibitions

2020: 
GEBURTSKULTUR vom gebären und geboren werden. Frauenmuseum Hittisau,

Austria
DomQuartier goes female. DomQuartier, Salzburg
SUM ERGO SUM. Stadtmuseum Bruneck, Südtirol, Italy

2019: 
Artworks 2019. Borgo Museo, Castagno, Italy
Female Paper Positions. Galerie Haas & Gschwandtner, Salzburg, Austria
Under Pressure. Lanesboro Arts Gallery. Lanesboro / Minnesota, USA

2018: 
Peh Khaw. Windermere Resort, Shillong, India.
Artistas Residencias. Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, A Coruña, Spain.
Kunststraße Imst. Fasnachtsmuseum Imst, Imst, Austria.  
PAPIER. KARTON. PAPPE. K3, Pischelsdorf, Austria
ERINNERN. Atelier die 4 Grazien, Vienna, Austria   
Ereignis Druckgraphik 10. Tapetenwerk, Leipzig, Germany. 
VII ENCUENTRO Fundación CIEC/ Alfara Grafica. Fundación CIEC; Betanzos, and Sala Alfara, Oviedo, Spain
Neue Mitglieder BBKKV. Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, Austria
Kunstankäufe Land Vorarlberg 2017, Galerie allerArt, Bludenz, Austria
12 aus 83, Stadtmuseum Dornbirn, Austria

 

2017: 
FETTE JAHRE. Villa Claudia, Feldkirch, Austria
Grenzwertig. art d’Oséra Galerie, Diepoldsau, Switzerland
(DIS)Borders International Exhibition of Visual Poetry 2017, Espaço Cultural Feevale, Brazil
Wohnen. Theater Herbst, Vienna, Austria
Life N Style. International Print Festival, Batumi and Tbilisi, Georgia
International Cartographic Exhibition, International Cartographic Conference, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington DC, USA
Niederösterreichische Landesausstellung, Schloss Pöggstall, Austria
Wale. Kapitäne. Und Kollegen. Dr.-Carl-Häberlin-Friesen-Museum Föhr. Germany  

 

2016:
7th European Book Art Biennale, Kala Academy‘s Art Gallery, Goa, India
Wir Hungerkünstlerinnen. Theater Brett, Vienna, Austria
Shaping the View, Edinburgh College of Art, UK
Bregenz – Bilbao IV. K12 Galerie, Bregenz, Austria
ganznah. Vorarlberg Museum, Bregenz, Austria 
TERRA INCOGNITA. Hinterland Galerie, Wien. Austria.

2015:
Nackte Männer. Theater Kosmos. Bregenz, Austria
48th Golden Pen of Belgrade. 13th International Biennal of 2015, Exhibition Hall of the National Bank of Serbia, Belgrade, 
Greatest Hits by Christine Lederer. Vorarlberg Museum. Bregenz, Austria. 
European International Book Art Biennal Exhibition Bucharest 2015, Cultural Space Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
Papierwerke Zwei und Drei D. Österreichisches Papiermachermuseum, Steyrermühl, Austria
DRAWING. DE LICEIRAS 18. Porto, Portugal
Face to Face. DE LICEIRAS 18. Porto, Portugal
IV ENCUENTRO CIEC/ALFARA. Sala Alfara, Oviedo, Spain / Sala Comarcas, Salamanca, Spain
Papierwerke Zwei und Drei D. Kro Art Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Personal Histories International Artist Book Exhibition, Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, Australia
Achtmalneu. Villa Claudia. Feldkirch, Austria

2014:
The International Rollercoaster Club. Downstairs at S47. New Delhi, India
From Portrait to Self Portrait. Museum of Contemporary Art Gas Natural Fenosa. A Coruña, Spain
Star Rituals. Taralej Gallery, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
ILLUSTRAMUS! Narrative Strategien. Villa Claudia, Feldkirch, Austria. 
Artistas Residentes. aLfaRa Sala de Arte, Oviedo, Spain
Exposición Puertas Abiertas 2013. BilbaoArte, Bilbao, Basque Country

2013:
Mostra Fine Anno 2013, Palazzo Bastogi, Florence, Italy
New York Bound: Book Art Biennal 2013. Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY, USA
ArtDesign Feldkirch. Feldkirch, Austria
Alles auf den Tisch. Villa Claudia, Feldkirch, Austria
Paliano. Palais Liechtenstein, Feldkirch, Austria
Come find me. Via Guido Monaco, Florence, Italy

2012
Kabine. UNK Galerie, Landshut, Germany
Viel Glück...Museum Zündorfer Wehrturm, Cologne, Germany

2011: 
Micro Publishing House. LENTOS Museum of Modern Art Linz, Austria

Residencies, Awards and Stipends: 


2020 - Art research grant of the Ministry of Arts an Culture (BMUKK) of Austria
2020 - Artist in Residence. Institute of Arts and Culture Lahore, Pakistan
2019 - Artist in Residence. Valletta Cultural Agency, Valletta, Malta
2019 - Artist in Residence. Castagno di Pitecchio, Italy
2019 - Artist in Residence, Austrian Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan
2018 - Artist Point Residency Stipend, Shillong, India
2017 - Artist Residency Stipend of the Museum of Contemporary Art A Coruña, Spain
2017 - Alfara Gráfica Residency Stipend, Salamanca, Spain
2016 - Artist Residency Grant of the Austrian Cultural Forum in Tehran, Iran
2016 - International Poetry Contest Castello de Duino / Selection for publication.
2016 - Creative Quarterly 42. Runner-up in the category professional illustration.
2015 - DE LICEIRAS Artist Residency, Porto, Portugal
2015 - Alfara Gráfica Residency Stipend, Salamanca, Spain
2014 - Travel Stipend of the Government of the Federal State of Vorarlberg, Austria, for an art project in Iran / India
2014 - Uttarayan Art Foundation Working Stipend, Baroda, India
2014 - Gorna Lipitsna Residency Stipend, Bulgaria
2014 - Alfara Gráfica Residency Stipend, Salamanca, Spain
2014 - Study Grant, Fundacion CIEC, Betanzos, Spain
2013 - Startworld Residency Stipend in Amman, Art Dubai/Al Madad Foundation, Jordan
2013 - European Newspaper Award 13 in the category front page / local page for two illustrations in Stadtzeitung Falter, Austria
2013 - Alfara Gráfica Residency Stipend, Salamanca, Spain
2013 - Bilbao Arte Fundation Exchange Stipend, Austria / Basque Country
2012 - Artist in Residence / Paliano stipend, by the Federal State of Vorarlberg, Austria
2010 - Grant for “La Cocina de America Latina” by the Federal State of Vorarlberg, Austria
2010 - Grant for “La Cocina de America Latina” by Impulse Privatstiftung, Austria
2009 - Kurier Prize for young authors of the literary contest Forum Land, Austria
2010 - European Newspaper Award 10 in the category illustration for three illustrations in Stadtzeitung Falter, Austria

Books: 

 

Was ist Yoga? Mit Kirstin Breitenfellner. Falter Verlag, 2019
MEGHALAYA. Self-published, 2019.
LAKE CITY. Self-published, 2019.
MINISUTRA. Self-published, 2018.
Das Geheimnis der Schnee-Eule. Kirstin Breitenfellner, Bianca Tschaikner. Picus Verlag.
Kind in Wien. (Falter Verlag, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
SAVARI – An illustrated journey through Iran & India. (Bucher Verlag, 2016)
Basics - Grundkurs Kochen Band 2 (Falter Verlag, 2013). 
Passa-m'hi els dits / May your fingers come through. Anna Gual / Bianca Tschaikner (Atembooks, 2012)
Basics - Grundkurs Kochen (Falter Verlag, 2012). 
La Cocina de America Latina (Bucher Verlag, 2010). 

Art works created during Artists' Point 2018

Bianca Tschaikner, Hot Spring,, Watercolour on paper, 42 x 50 cm (with frame), 2018
Bianca Tschaikner, Hills, Watercolour on paper, 38 x 30 cm (with frame), 2018
Bianca Tschaikner, Jungle, Watercolour on paper, 38 x 30 cm (with frame), 2018
Bianca Tschaikner, Khasi Women, Watercolour on paper, 38 x 30 cm (with frame), 2018
Bianca Tschaikner, Mother, Watercolour on paper, 38 x 30 cm (with frame), 2018
Bianca Tschaikner, Stones, Watercolour on paper, 30 x 25 cm, 2018
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