Sarah Bildstein is working on the possibilities of abstract painting.
She is born in Austria and is currently living and working in Tokio.

 

 

Education 

 

2012-2016 Academy of Fine Arts Vienna Diploma Abstract Painting

2015 Glasgow School of Art, Painting, and Printmaking

2006-2012 Karl Franzens University Graz, Diploma Art History 

2007-2009 Class for Art and Painting, Ortweinschool Graz

 

 

Solo Shows

 

2019 100 Spectres, Gewölbe, Konstanz, DE

2018 Studies on Rupture,Turm zur Katz, Konstanz, DE

2015 Der Bien, Kunsthaus Graz, AT

2015 On being manipulated: blood, sweat, and tears with Sanela Nikodijevic, The Smallest Gallery, Graz, AT

2014 Connected Component, Gallery No Mad, Styrian Initiative for Culture, Graz, AT

2014 Borrowed an Auditor’s Instrument, Schaufenstergalerie Scharf, Graz, AT

2013 Nous, Boutique – Space for Temporary Art, Cologne, DE

2009 Obstacles, Abbey – The Mobile Gallery, Graz, AT

 

 

Selected Group Shows

 

2020 In 24- Hours: ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL BEINGS,The Wall Space Gallery, UK

2019 Art Transformers with Anna Baumann and Katrin Plavčak, Kunsthalle Graz, AT

2018 Potentiale, Art Book Fair, Druckwerk Lustenau, Feldkirch,AT

2018 SOLD OUT - Anti Propaganda, Künstlerhaus 1050, Vienna, AT

2018 Presentatióne de Sarah Bildstein y Janine M. Schneider, Intercambio Kunsthaus Bregenz, BilbaoArte, Bilbao, ES

2018 Bodies and Inhabitants, Sigmund Freud Museum, Vienna,AT

2018 Vis!te, Art Festival, former Vincentius-Hospital, Konstanz, DE

2018 In der Unendlichkeit sagt die Linie Hallo, Donnerstags in der Bibliothek, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, AT

2018 Rekonstruktion: Decollage, Werkstadt Graz, AT

2017 Art on Prescription, Labor für Kunst, Via Garibaldi, Venice, AT

2017 Sharing Stories - Dinge sprechen, Weltmuseum Wien, Vienna, AT

2017 the curtist and the arrator, the springboard, Graz, AT

2017 Freischuss Vol. 3, mo.ë contemporary, Vienna, AT

2017 Cum shots Vol. 2 - das Gegenteil ist die (fotografische) Inszenierung, Stubenbastei 12, temporary space, Vienna, AT

2017 Freischuss Vol. 1 - die Wichtigkeit des Moments in der Fotografie von 1971–2016, AU, Vienna, AT

2017 Small #2, Kunstraum Super, Vienna, AT

2016 nonplagiate, Gallery Eugen Lendl, Graz, AT

2016 A Spectre is Haunting the Earth, Diploma, Xhibit, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, AT

2016 DinA4, A und V, Leipzig, DE

2016 Hands-on, Gallery bäckerstraße4, Vienna, AT

2016 Wandlungen/Transformations, kunstGarten, Graz AT

2016 Abstract 15/16 Rundgang, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, AT

2015 Entities,  Austrijski Kulturni Forum Zagreb, Valpovo, HR

2015 A Spectre is Haunting the Earth, Exchange, Grace and Clark Fyfe Gallery, Glasgow, UK

2015 System Struktur-Oberfläche, mo.ë contemporary, Vienna, AT

2015 Schlawiener, Gallery Loft 8, Vienna, AT

2015 AIR Albrechtsfeld - Gallery bäckerstraße4, Vienna, AT

2015 Sold out, Antipropaganda, next-Verein für zeitgenössische Kunst, Graz, AT

2015 Abstract 14/15, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, AT

2014 Feston: How do we deal with these unidentifiable fragments? Lege Artis Festival, Lech, AT

2014 sampling surface, mo.ë, Vienna, AT

2014 Die Reichen werden immer reicher, Schaufenstergalerie Scharf, Graz, AT

2014 Übergänge (Passageways) - Excursion to a presented city, ESC, Graz, AT

2014 UBIK Space, WUK, Project room Exnergasse, Vienna, AT

2014 Abstract 13/14, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, AT

2013 Small Pieces III/2, Gallery Eugen Lendl, Graz, AT

2013 Melting Pot Of Arts, Parkhouse, Graz, AT

2012 Museum Frauen Circus, Kunsthalle, Feldbach, AT

2012 Schaumbad Altweibersommer, Graz, AT

2012 Museum Frauen Circus_Phase 03, Pavelhaus, Laafeld, AT

2012 The Last Title Was Fabulous, Fluc, Vienna, AT

2012 Rollenbilder # 5, Free Gallery, Graz, AT

2011 Old Friends-New Friends, Gallery Eugen Lendl, Graz, AT

2011 Fluchtpunkte, ESC, Graz, AT

2010 AIR Styrian Art Foundation, Rein, AT

2009 The whole and its counterparts, Gallery Eugen Lendl, Graz, AT

2008 Still-life, Art Award Gallery Centrum, Graz, AT

2008 The young hearts art competition, Hotel Goldener Engel, Graz, AT

 

 

Residencies and Awards

 

2020 Residency Pilotenküche Leipzig, funded by the Federal State Government of Vorarlberg, DE

2019 Residency with Kashu Yabuta Sogeisha, Kyoto, funded by the Federal State Government of Vorarlberg, JP

2019 Project award for 100 Spectres, Department of the city of Konstanz, DE

2018 Start Scholarship by the Federal Chancellery of Austria, AT

2018 Residency BilbaoArte Foundation, funded by the Federal State Government of Vorarlberg, ES

2018 Project award for 100 Spectres by the Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz, DE

2017 Project award for Between Skylla and Charybdis by the Future Fund of the Republic of Austria, AT

2016 Project award for A Spectre is Haunting the Earth, Diploma, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, AT

2016 Nomination Preis der Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, AT

2015 Erasmus Scholarship, Glasgow School of Art,Glasgow, UK

2015 Residency Albrechtsfeld - Gallery bäckerstraße4, Vienna, AT

2011 Project award for Fluchtpunkte by the Culture Department of Styria, AT

2010 Residency Styrian Art Foundation, Rein, AT

 

 

Collections

 

2016 Graphic Collection, Kupferstichkabinett, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, AT

2015 City Collection, Graz, AT

2015 Collection Magdas Hotel, Vienna, AT

2010 Collection Styrian Art Foundation, Graz, AT

2009 Schauwerk - Black Box, Kantonsbibliothek Appenzell, Trogen, CH

 

 

Talks and Lectures

 

2019/20 Wasser und Kunst, co-teaching, seminar with Tanja Klemm, University of Konstanz

2019 Klangbilder, workshop, KinderKunstKurs, Wolfurt

2019 Haidelmoosateliers #2, art direction studioHaidelmoos School, Konstanz

2018 100 Spectres, project presentation at the Jour Fix Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz, 

2018 Haidelmoosateliers #1, art direction studio, Haidelmoos School, Konstanz

2018 Funkenflug 11 - Paradoxie als Strategie der Resilenz, artist talk at Künstlerhaus 1050, Vienna

2018 Water, Art and Science, Hegau Bodensee Seminar, University of Constance, Germany

2018 Between Skylla and Charybdis, artist talk and card game played at the kunstGarten, Graz

2018 Quartett, artist talk and card game played at the Filtercafé, Neue Galerie, Graz

2017 Bewährungsprobe #16, Depot, Vienna

2017 Ideal Work, Haiku Workshop, Making of Manifesto of ideal Work, Wienwoche, Vienna

2017 Between Skylla and Charybdis. Art Positions, Künstlerhaus - Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz

2016 Art Lecture, Sacré Coeur, Pressbaum, Vienna

2016 Typical Female? Radio Igel, Department of Art and Media, University College of Teacher Education Styria, Graz

2015 Chromatography Crit, Painting, and Printmaking, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

2014 Noos at Passageways, ESC and Department of Folklore& Cultural Anthropology, Karl-Franzen-University, Graz

 

 

 

Publications

 

2018 The art Issue 3/2018, Vienna

2018 Artist book, Chromatographies, limited edition of 10, self-published, Bilbao

2017 Small #2, ed. Kunstraum Super, Vienna

2015 Side by Side, ed. Magdas Hotel and Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

2015 Die Verschränkung von Kunst und Nachhaltigkeit, Ans Wabl, ed. Keiper, Graz

2015 Landschaft in Bewegung, ed. Kunsthaus Graz

2014 Connected Component - Sarah Bildstein, ed. Styrian Initiative for Culture, Graz

 

 


Photo and Catalogue Layout: Stefanie Schwarzwimmer, 2014