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Wolfgang Seierl (1955 - )


Born 1955, Vienna. Studied painting, philosophy, guitar, musicology and composition in Vienna and Salzburg. As a painter, Seierl has had solo and group exhibitions in Austria, Germany, Belgium, France and other parts of Europe, as well as in Japan, Taiwan and the USA. He has also given numerous performances and concerts nationally and internationally, and has received numerous awards in the fields of both music and art.

1955  Born in Vienna/Austria

1973 Studied at the University of Fine Arts and the University of Music and Dramatic Arts in Vienna, later at the University "Mozarteum" in Salzburg

1987 From this time, grants to work in various countries, Berlin(1987), Paris (1988, 1992, 1995), New York (1989), Budapest (1990), Kraków (1992/93) and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts/USA (1993).

1991 Invited to participate in an international symposium for painting in Werfen/Austria.

Commission of the airport Salzburg for a painting on the outside front of the airport in relation to the genius of W.A.Mozart.

1995 Invited to participate in a symposium in the convent of St.Lambrecht/Austria.

1997 Commission for a mural painting in Salzburg.

1999/2000 grant to work in Frankfurt (Germany)

2003 Portfolio "Le Projecteur", etchings and engravings, together with Gert Jonke (Éditions Akié Arichi, Paris)

2004 Travel to India.

2005 Grant to work in Warszawa/Poland.

2006 travel to Japan.

2007 Residency at the Atelier Outotsu in Nishinomiya/Japan.

  Portfolio "Wolke und Uhr" 5 etchings, text by Ferdinand Schmatz, printed at Atelier Outotsu, Nishinomiya/Japan

2009 Grant to work in Vilnius/Lithuania, travel to Japan

2010 Artist in Residence at the Wintergreen Festival in Virginia/USA

2012 vol.49 WOLFGANG SEIERL展, Gallery NAO MASAKI

2017 vol.103 Painting/ WOLFGANG SEIERL, Gallery NAO MASAKI

2018 Paperworks and offset prints together with Julian Schutting/artist book „Von Schüssen die Küsse“ (Edition Thurnhof/Toni Kurz)

2021 portfolio "Le circuit des évidences“, 5 etchings, Text by Jean Louis Poitevin, Wolfgang Seierl lives in Vienna (Austria)

2023 "Dividuum/Caput mortuum" Gallery NAO MASAKI, Aichi




Albertina, Vienna; Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna; Niederösterreichisches Landesmuseum, St.Pölten; Museum Carolino Augusteum, Salzburg; Rupertinum, Salzburg; Cities of Vienna, Salzburg and Klagenfurt (Austria); Kunsthaus Nexus, Saalfelden; Kiszelli Muzéum, Budapest (Hungary); City of Unna (Germany); The New York Public Library, New York; Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA(USA), Sammlung Hartmann (D/A) a.o.

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