Christine Streuli

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Christine Streuli, Kunstmuseum Thun, 2020
Kunstmuseum Thun, 2020

Christine Streuli (b. 1975, Switzerland) lives and works in Berlin. She completed her studies at the University of Design in Zurich and at the University of the Arts in Berlin, where she now teaches as a professor. In the spring of 2017, the artist was awarded the Fred-Thieler Prize of the Berlinische Galerie. Her works have been exhibited in the Haus am Waldsee in Berlin, the Kunsthalle Zürich, the Kunstmuseum Luzern and other renowned institutions in the past few years. In 2007, she represented the Swiss Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2023 Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
2020 Lange Arme, kurze Beine, Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun, Switzerland
2017 Zu Gast in der Sammlung. Christine Streuli, Museum Folkwang, Essen
Nachtschattengewächse, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg
CHRISTINE STREULI - FRED-THIELER-PREIS 2017, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin
Zu Gast in der Sammlung, Museum Folkwang, Essen
2014 collar size / Kragenweite: 36, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
2013 Nonstoppainting, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
2012 One Piece Jump In, Galerie Mark Müller, Zürich, Switzerland 
2010 Leftovers / too much / too little / too fast / too slow, Artforum Berlin, Germany
2008 Stinkeblume, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
Monica de Cardenas, Milano, Italy
Kunsthaus Aarau, Aarau, Switzerland 
2007 Venice Biennal, Swiss Pavilion (with Yves Netzhammer), Venice, Italy,
Galerie Mark Müller, Zürich, Switzerland
Kunsthaus Langenthal (with Bruno Jakob), Langenthal, Switzerland
Galerie Monica De Cardenas, Milano, Italy
2005 Bekanntmachungen/ Bilderstreit, Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland
double it, Galerie Monica De Cardenas, Milano, Italy
ensemble ensemble, curated by Roman Kurzmeyer, Kunstraum Kreuzlingen, Switzerland
dicht dran, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Hamburg, Germany 
2004 nedma eksam, curated by Roman Kurzmeyer, Amden, Switzerland
Tollkirschen, Sfeir-Semler Gallery Hamburg, Germany
Kunstmuseum Thun, Projektraum „Enter“, Thun, Switzerland
2003 longing/ belonging, Galerie Mark Müller, Zürich, Switzerland
homeland, Galerie Mashrabeja Cairo, Egypt 
2002 something in common, (2 person show), Galerie Massimo Audiello, New York, USA
Hunter, Showroom, Hunter College for Fine Arts, New York, USA 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022 (UN)CERTAIN GROUND, Kunsthaus Pasquart, Biel, Switzerland
Davor · Darin · Danach - Die Sammlung im Wandel, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Switzerland
Grenzenlos, Kunsthaus Zofingen, Switzerland
2020 Wo die Zitronen blühen..., Sfeir Semler Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
2019 Frozen Gesture. Gesten in der Malerei, Kunst Museum Winterthur. Beim Stadthaus, Winterthur, Switzerland
2018 Pattern and Decoration. Ornament as a promise, Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Germany
2017 Unpainting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2016 Vitales Echo, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
My abstract world, me-collection, Berlin
2015 salondergegenwart, Hamburg, Germany
Gallery 3010, Sfeir-Semler Gallery Beirut
2014 You Imagine What You Desire, 19th Sydney Biennial, Australia 
Off the wall, Kunsthalle Nürnberg
2013 Revolution: John Chamberlain, Ida Ekblad, Christine Streuli, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland 
2010 Philip Taaffe – Christine Streuli – Timo Nasseri, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon 
2009 Swiss Made, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
Boden und Wand, Wand und Fenster, Zeit, Helmhaus Zürich, Switzerland 
2007 Christine Streuli, Bruno Jakob, Kunsthaus Langenthal, Switzerland 
2006 Swiss Art Awards, 2006, ART Basel, Switzerland
2005 Devil’s Punchbowl, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (curated by Katharina Grosse)
rainbow, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut, Libanon
aufgedeckt, Galerie Mark Müller, (with Katharina Grosse and Jessica Stockholder), Zurich, Switzerland
Swiss Art Awards 2005, ART Basel, Switzerland
Dorothea von Stetten- Kunstpreis, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany<
2004 Forme Originarie, Galerie Galica, Milano, Italy
Reanimation, Kunstmuseum Thun, Switzerland
Malerei, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Germany
Bilder der Malerei, Galerie Mark Müller, Zürich, Switzerland
Swiss Art Awards 2004, ART Basel, Switzerland
dalla pagina allo spazio, Museo Cantonale d’Arte Lugano, Switzerland
2003 Neue Räume, Aargauer Kunsthaus Aarau, Switzerland
Fragmente des Paradieses, Kunsthalle Palazzo Liestal, Switzerland 
2002 Spieglein Spieglein an der Wand..., Galerie Mark Müller, Zürich, Switzerland 


2005 Eidgenössischer Preis für Kunst, Bundesamt für Kultur, Switzerland
Kiefer- Hablitzel Preis, Kiefer-Hablitzel-Stiftung, Switzerland
San Francisco scholarship, Zurich, Switzerland
2004 Eidgenössischer Preis für Kunst, Bundesamt für Kultur, Switzerland

Works in Public Collections

  Kunsthaus Aarau, Kunsthaus Zürich, Sammlung der Stadt Zürich, Kunstsammlung Kanton Zürich, UBS Art Collection, Sammlung Bank Bär, Zürich


2009-10 Artist in Residence in London, Landis & Gyr Foundation, Switzerland
2006 Artist in Residence in San Francisco, Headlands Center for the Arts, Zurich, Switzerland
2003 Artist in Residence in Cairo, Egypt
Pro Helvetia - scholarship, Zurich, Switzerland
2002 Yvonne Lang-Chardonnens – scholarship, Zurich, Switzerland
2001 Hochschule der Künste Berlin HdK, Berlin, Germany, with Prof. Bernd Koberling
International Studio and Curatorial Program New York, USA
1997 Hochschule für Gestaltung, Ulm, Germany
Kunst Zürich HGKZ, Zurich, Switzerland