Sarah Bechter, Jennifer Gelardo, Julia Haugeneder, Axel Jonsson, Johannes Kofler, Magdalena Kreinecker, Paul Spendier, Nino Stelzl and Atalay Yavuz.
Sarah Bechter, born in 1989 in Vorarlberg, lives and works in Vienna.
She studied Fine Arts/Painting at the University of Applied Arts from 2010–2017 with Johanna Kandl and Henning Bohl.
Selected exhibitions: 2022: Duoshow at Edition Doppelpunkt, Linz, A; 2021: Intersticio, Madrid, ESP; Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, CH; Quadrart Dornbirn, AT; Soloshow at Pilot, Vienna, AT; Kunstverein Schattendorf, AT; Haus Wien, AT; Eastcontemporary, FR; Duoshow at Kunstverein Bludenz, AT; 2020 and earlier: Soloshow at tart.vienna, AT; Exile Gallery, Vienna, AT; Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, AT; Dock 20, Lustenau, AT; Soloshow at White Dwarf Projects, Vienna, AT; summer art picnic, sort, Vienna, AT; Spazi Aperti, Accademia di Romania, Rome, IT. www.sarahbechter.at
Jennifer Gelardo, born 1985 in California, lives and works in Vienna. She studied Visual Arts / Textual Sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna with Heimo Zobernig from 2015–2019.
Selected exhibitions: Kunstverein Kärnten (Klagenfurt), soloshow at tart.vienna, Galerie Georg Kargl Fine Arts (Vienna), Belvedere21 (Vienna), ALASKA Projects (Sydney), Palazzo Lancia (Turin), Klingspormuseum Offenbach, Galerie 1822-Forum (Frankfurt).
Axel Jonsson, born 1991 in Sweden, studied at the Gerlesborgsskolan in Stockholm (2012–2014) and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna since 2014. He graduated in the class of Daniel Richter in November 2020.
Selected exhibitions: 2021 Butter In The Eyes, tart.vienna (AT), Ka Tschick ist an Raum für Kunst Halle e.V. (GER); Lifting Bizarre, Desiderio, Vienna; 2020 The Loser Show, Therapy Press, Vienna; 2019 Come By More Often And Be So Tender, Pina, Vienna; If We Build It They Will Come, Zollamt Studios, Offenbach am Main (GER); 2017 Tragic Stone Beach, Pferd, Vienna. Prizes: 2021 One Year Working Grant, Swedish Arts Grants Committee; 2020 Eva & Hugo Bergmans Minnesfond; 2019 Ragnar und Birgit Åhléns Stiftung für Kunst Dalarna; 2019 Cultural Scholarship of the Municipality of Falu.
Johannes Kofler, born 1982 in Italy, lives and works in Brixen. Art education at the State Art School “Cademia” in Ortisei and the Free University of Bolzano, both in Italy. From 2012 –2016 he studied painting with Markus Lüpertz and Siegfried Anzinger at the Academy in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Julia Haugeneder, born 1987 in Vienna, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and in London at Central Saint Martins, UAL graphics and printmaking techniques.
Her works have most recently been shown at Dok Niederösterreich (2022), Landesgalerie Krems (2022), Museum der Moderne Salzburg (2022), Post Headquarter Vienna (solo, 2021), new now art space Frankfurt (2021), 5020 Salzburg (2021), Kunstverein Baden (duo, 2021), Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman Innsbruck (solo, 2021), Galerie Sophia Vonier (solo, 2020), MUSA Vienna (solo, 2019), Kunstverein Baden (2018), Galerie 5020 Salzburg (2017), and in connection with her diploma presentation (2019) at xposit Vienna. www.juliahaugeneder.com
Magdalena Kreinecker, born 1993 in Upper Austria, lives and works in Vienna. From 2013–2018 Kreinecker studied Visual Arts / Graphics and Printing Techniques Bildende Kunst / Graphik und Druckgraphik an der Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien bei Jan Svenungsson.
Selected exhibitions: Kommod (solo; Vienna), Viadukt Vienna (solo), Open Art Litfaßsäule, Summerstage curated by Thomas Draschan (group, Vienna); Laurenz Laurenz (group; Vienna); tart.vienna (solo), MUSA Startgalerie (duo; Vienna), Deegar Platform (solo; Teheran), PFERD (solo; Vienna), Kunstfabrik Groß Siegharts (solo), Parallel Vienna (Vienna), Verein Fortuna (Vienna). www.magdalenakreinecker.com
Paul Spendier, born 1997 in Carinthia, studies transmedia art at the University of Applied arts in Vienna. In 2019 he spent a year at Tama Bijutsu Daigaku University in Tokyo.
Selected exhibitions 2022–2017: Soft Machine, Phileas, Vienna; Soloshow at tart.vienna; Bank Austria Kunstpreis Kärnten, Kunstverein Klagenfurt; Graduation Exhibiton, Tama Bijutsu Daigaku, Tokyo; Petition, Kunstverein Salzburg; 20 Seconds for Art, Kunsthalle Vienna, AT; Reload the Apparatus, AIL, Vienna; stukav brischko as intimity, Gallery G99, Brno; Transpot, Old Library/ASFA, Athens. www.paulspendier.xyz
Nino Stelzl, born in Vienna, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig.
Exhibitions (selection): Side Effects if Life, tart. vienna, Vienna (solo); Today Is Not Happening, Suzie Shride, Vienna; Paperworks 5, Schmauswaberl, Vienna; PARALLEL V (artist statement), Vienna; Paperworks 4, Charim Events, Vienna; Grubisic, Petrasevic, Stelzl, Mican Offspace, Vienna; Keine Kekse, Kunsthalle Feldbach, Feldbach; if you don’t see us with them don’t ask us about them, Charim Events, Vienna; From the Era of Long Lying (solo), Galerie Kunstbüro, Vienna; Alleged Fathers, Franziska Löw Park, Vienna; A Brunner Lienz – Alto Adige, Büro Weltausstellung, Vienna.
Atalay Yavuz,born in 1988 in Sakarya, Turkey, lives and works in New York. He studied fine art at the Universität der Künste Berlin. Previous solo exhibitions include 510 W 27th St, New York, Protocinema, Istanbul; and Marquise Dance Hall, Istanbul. His work was exhibited at Kunsthal Charlottenborg on the occasion of the Copenhagen Art Festival in 2015. In June 2022 he will open a soloshow at tart.vienna curated by Grazia De Colle.