Acme Studios — Stefan Gritsch

Supporting Artists since 1972

Stefan Gritsch

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Stefan Gritsch is a Swiss painter living and working in Lenzburg.

Stefan’s work explores paint as a material. Masses of acrylic paint modelled into new shapes and states serve as the basis for three-dimensional works. In a process characterised by repetition and transfer, Stefan works this body of paint, cutting it, dividing it, covering it with new coats of paint and combining it into changing conglomerates in the form of balls, blocks, slabs and other shapes.

Recent exhibitions include Stefan Gritsch, Petra Wunderlich, Bernhard Knaus Fine Art, Frankfurt am Main (2017); BODY OF MEMORY, Galleria Edizioni Periferia, Lucerne / Poschiavo; Galerie Phoebus, Rotterdam (2016)(cat.); SCHNITT, Galerie Mark Müller, Zürich (2013); IN BETWEEN, AkkuH, Aktuele Kunst, Hengelo, Netherlands (2010)(cat.); MIRROR, Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich (2008); Stefan Gritsch, Kunst(zeug)haus, Rapperswil-Jona, Switerzland (2008); Stefan Gritsch, Museum Katharinenhof, Kranenburg, Germany (2006); FARBE IM GARTEN, Agra/Collina d’Oro, Switzerland (2005).

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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