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Christian Murzek

1986 Mistelbach, Austria

3 Works exhibited

Current location

Vienna

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  • About the Artist
  • Bibliography
  • Awards

Christian Murzek was born in 1986, lives and works inVienna and Lower Austria. Murzek studied at the Akademie der bildenden Künste (Academy of Fine Arts Vienna) with Silke Otto-Knapp, Gunter Damisch, Veronika Dirnhofer and Christian Schwarzwald. Christian Murzek's work focuses on the interface of digital and analogue processes, where codes and algorithms serve as the starting points of his artistic expressions and are then transformed into prints, paintings and drawings. His work can be found in public and private collections.

Following his training as a graphic designer, Christian Murzek studied philosophy at the University of Vienna. In 2012 he started studying at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna with Silke Otto-Knapp, Gunter Damisch, Veronika Dirnhofer and Christian Schwarzwald. His work focuses on the interface of digital and analogue processes, where codes and algorithms serve as the starting points of his artistic expressions and are then transformed into prints, paintings and drawings.

EDUCATION

2018 - Diploma with Auszeichnung,  Univ.-Prof. Mag. Christian Schwarzwald & AO.Univ.-Prof. Doz. Mag. Veronika  Dirnhofer

 2016 – 2017    Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

                        with AO.Univ.-Prof. Doz. Mag. Veronika Dirnhofer

2013 – 2016    Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna                        

                        graphics class, with Univ.- Prof. Gunter Damisch, Prof. Mag. Veronika Dirnhofer

2012 – 2013    Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

                        representational painting class, with Univ.- Prof. Silke Otto-Knapp

2009 – 2013    Studies of philosophy, Vienna

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019    maltaload 1.0’’ | AiR Gmünd Residency [Gmünd | Carinthia]

2018    into the woods | magdas HOTEL [Vienna]

2017    Linie / Raum / Fläche | Library Academy of Fine Arts Vienna 

2016    M-Zone | Nitsch-Museum Mistelbach [Mistelbach | Lower Austria]

GROUP EXHIBITION 

2019    Vienna Art Week via ArtStart @ Traktorfabrik [Vienna]

            Kaeshmaesh | Gumballmachine [Vienna]

            36th Austrian Graphic Art Competition | Taxis_Palais_Innsbruck [Innsbruck]

            Koschatzky Art Award 2019 | MUMOK [Vienna]

            Wissenschaft : Kunst | Künstlerhaus [Vienna]

2018    Diploma exhibition ”input:output” | Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

2017    “Wie vermochten wir das Meer auszutrinken” | Galerie 5020 [Salzburg] 

            “… das Ozonloch ist so groß wie noch nie" | Library Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

2016   “Keep your hat on. We may end up miles from here” | Offspace ,,das Manfred‘‘ [Vienna]

            Group exhibition | Galerie Gaudenz Pedit [Kitzbühel | Tyrol]

2015    “TERRITORY” | Blütengasse 9 [Vienna]

2014    Europatag/Europe Day | City centre Lemberg [Lemberg | Ukraine]

2013    Paroda ART knyga | Central Library-Vilnius [Lithuania]

 

2020    Stipend: international summer academy in Salzburg

2019    AiR - Artist in Residence residency| Gmünd 2019

            Walter KOSCHATZKY ART AWARD | Nomination

            STRABAG ART-AWARD | Nomination

            Art Start_STUDIO | Stipend

2018    Ö1 - Graphic of the month

2017    STRABAG ART-AWARD | Nomination

2015    Walter KOSCHATZKY KUNST-PREIS | Nomination; STRABAG ART-AWARD | Nomination

 

 

Works by Christian Murzek

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2020

20 x 30 cm

750,00 €

2018

150 x 220 cm

5550,00 €

2020

120 x 180 cm

4500,00 €

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