Acme Studios — Marie-Theres Amici

Supporting Artists since 1972

Marie-Theres Amici

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Marie-Theres Amici is a Swiss artist based in Lucerne. She works mostly in two disciplines – painting and drawing. Marie-Theres was born 1943 in Neuenkirch and studied at the School of Design in Basel, at the School of Design in Lucerne and at the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow.

Marie-Theres has largely exhibited in Switzerland and Germany. Recent solo and collaborative exhibitions include at the Akku Kunstplattform Emmen (2020); Galerie Apropos, Lucerne (2020); Mountain Work on Paper, Galerie Rössli, Balsthal (2018); Nietzsche House, Sils Maria (2016); Kunsthalle Luzern (with Rudolf Blättler), Lucerne (2016); Museum im Bellpark, Kriens (2006); Kunstmuseum Solothurn (2003). In 2019 Marie-Theres was awarded the Amici di Sciaredo scholarship by Casa Sciaredo, Barbengo. Prior to this, Marie-Theres was awarded a studio grant by the Fondazione Castelforte Venice in 2010, and the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, in 2009.

Landis & Gyr Stiftung, Switzerland

The Landis & Gyr foundation awards studio scholarships to Swiss artists and cultural professionals in London, Budapest, Sofia and Zug. Its London-based residency partnership with Acme was established in 1987, and provides six month long work/live opportunities for ten Swiss artists per year. Artists are selected for the programme directly by Landis & Gyr Stiftung and must demonstrate a track record of achievement in their field. Over two hundred visual artists, curators, writers, musicians and composers have benefitted from the programme. Residencies are based in Stepney, E1 and are available to Swiss residents only

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