I´m always looking for colour, textur and spatiality
to invastigate and convey information, emotion and enviroment.

Isabella S. Minichmair *1971

PhD Study at University of Art and Design in Linz/Austria (2013)

Fine Art studies at the University of Art and Design in Linz (2001)

GRANTS / AWARDS / RESIDENCIES:

Artist in Residence (2019) International Enamel Art Studio in Kecskemét|Hungary

Symposium (2017/18) International Enamel Art Studio in Kecskemét|Hungary

Artist in Residence „Schlossmalerin“ at Castle Weinberg|Austria (2017)

Artist in Residence Egon Schiele Art Centrum Český Krumlov/Czech Republic (2015)

Research fellowship|Art University Linz (2009)

Award for Enamel Art at the 44th International Symposium in Kecskemét|Hungary (2018)

Photography Award Hoepfner Foundation Karlsruhe| Germany (2010);

Board member of the Photographic Society Upper Austria and several years management of ooe-fotogalerie ImOÖ Kultur -quartier/Linz/Austria; Member of the artist group COBALT; Co-founder of „Schule des Sehens“, AVK – OÖ Volksbildungswerk; Natura 2000 – Waldaist-Narrn Europe reserve Photo Project, Castle Museum Reichenstein/ Austria; Works in public and private ownership; Study visits and exhibitions in Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, UK, USA, Hungary and Brazil

Represented by AGORA Gallery New York www.agora-gallery.com
Vertreten durch Galerie Kontur, Vienna – www.galeriekontur.at
Galerie Neunzendorf, Ried i.Tr./ AT – www.neunzendorf.at
OOE-Fotogalerie im OOE Kulturquartier, Linz- www.fotografische.at

Mitglied der IG Bildenden Kunst Mitglied der Fotografischen Gesellschaft Oberösterreich

Exhibitions: Collective Exhibition of Hot Enamel Art, Kapolna Galerie, Kecskemet, Hungary | Collective Exhibition, Agora Gallery New York/ USA | Streetartproject UKRADENa Galerie, Krumau/ CZ | ERINNERUNGSRÄUME, Bildungshaus Schloss Puchberg bei Wels/ AT | Malerei und Grafik, Galerie KONTUR, Vienna/ AT | Zeichenzeit (Isabella S.Minichmair&4youreye) – Sound: Frame, Künstlerhaus Vienna/ AT | Etwas entwickeln, IHK Karlsruhe/ D | Farbklangformen, KOBALT (Isabella S. Minichmair, Karin Zorn, Rosa Heger, Gabriele Dangl), Galerie der Moderne – Stift Seitenstetten/ AT | Kunstmesse Innsbruck, AT | LAMAT (Isabella S. Minichmair&Florian Keindl), Contact Europe III, Berlin, D | Contact Europe II, Cselleymühle, Oslip, AT | Das Farbenklavier/ ooe-fotogalerie – Im OÖ- Kulturquartier Linz/ AT | Malerei und Fotografie, Galerie NeunZenDorf, Ried im Tr./ AT | Innerschau (Isabella S. Minichmair, Hannelore Rauter, Elfi Koplinger), Schloß Ennsegg, Enns/ AT | 3durch10, Galerie 44er-Haus, Leonding/ AT | Malerei und Grafik, Galeriemuseum Treffen/ AT | ELEMENTarT, LAMAT, OÖ-Fotogalerie, Landeskulturzentrum Ursulinenhof, Linz/AT | In die Dinge gehen I, Galerie La Papessa, Wien AT | KOBALT (Isabella S. Minichmair, Karin Zorn, Rosa Heger, Gabriele Dangl) Studio Heimo Kuchling, Wien, AT | FÜNF POSITIONEN, Stift Kremsmünster/AT | JSEM, Kepleruniversität Linz/AT;

Publications:

Warhol – Pop Contexts, 30years later, International Art Project, Hrsg.: Dr. Iwona Bugajska-Bigos, Dr. Anna Steliga, Dr. Anna Kalmarz-Kucz, PL: ISBN 978-83-941658-7-1

Sound:Frame, Festival for visualization of electronic music, Catalog of the exhibition at Künstlerhaus Vienna: ISBN 978-3-900926-74-8;

Stift Seitenstetten und seine Kunstschätze, P. Benedikt Wagner, Peter Böttcher, Residenz Verlag: ISBN 978-3-7017-32746746

KONTUR, catalog of the exhibition „foundation“ in the gallery contour / Vienna: ISBN 978-3-901112-52-2;

Hoepfner Foundation „Etwas Entwickeln“ – Photo contest of Hoepfner Foundation-The winners 2010: ISBN 978-3-88190-616-6;

Obviously ?, exhibition catalog OÖ Photo Gallery in Upper Austrian Culture Center Linz: Owner OÖ Photo Gallery;

Two Sleepy Lizards Boiling a Billy – About the Methodology of Spurensicherung, Dissertation