LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
DATE OF BIRTH
Joey Schmidt-Muller, Swiss/Australian visual artist of contemporary realistic style - "the traumatic objectivity"
Member of Visarte, the National Association of Visual Arts, Switzerland
Exhibition participation: ART BASEL, Switzerland.
ART FAIR BERLINER LISTE, Germany. ARTDESIGN FELDKIRCH, Austria. ART FAIR SPECTRUM MIAMI, USA. ART REVOLUTION TAIPEI, Taiwan - Finalist 2018. CHAN LIU ART MUSEUM, Taipei, Taiwan. KETTENSCHMIEDE MUSEUM & KULTURSCHMIEDE, Germany. I. BIENNALE PRATTELN, Switzerland. XI. BIENNALE FLORENZ, Italy. XVII. ART INTERNATIONAL ZURICH, Switzerland. XVIII. ART PALM BEACH, USA. I. RHY ART FAIR BASEL, Switzerland. ARTEXPO NEW YORK, USA. ART FAIR KUNST MESSE FRANKFURT, Germany.
Member of White Cube reloaded. Member of the artist group Reflex, Germany. Collaboration with Wernfried Hübschmann, poet & essayist, Germany. Gallery representation Atelierspuren Kunst & Design, Meppen, Germany
Finalist Art Revolution Taipei, Taiwan. Nominated for the 2018 International Artist Grand Prize of Taipei, Taiwan.
Finalist nominated for the 2018 Palm Art Award, Germany.
Finalist Circle Foundation for the Arts Competion 2018 Award.
Solo and group exhibitions in: Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Austria, Taiwan & USA.
1965 - 1966 Preliminary Course, School of Design and Art Basel, Switzerland
1966 - 1970 Graphics & Printing Technology, Basel, Switzerland
1970 - 1971 Graphic arts education, Zurich, Switzerland
1971 - 1972 Training Graphic, Cape Town, South Africa
1973 - 1974 Basel School of Applied Arts, Basel, Switzerland
Until 1986 he signed his work's under the pseudonym "Josua"
1990 - 1991 Art Lesson in Aboriginal Symbols, Dot Painting & Patterning, Sydney, Australia
In the years 1965 to 1986, he maintained numerous contact's with other artists from the Basel art scene, which influenced his early work, including Jean Tinguely (1925-1991) Paris and Basel, Irène Zurkinden, Paris and Basel (1909-1987), Joseph Duvanel, Basel (1933-1993), Fred Spillmann, fashion designer, Paris and Basel (1915-1986) and Kurt Farner, Basel (1932-1977).
Art Lessons by Franz Fedier (1922-2005), German-Swiss painter of abstract painting, radical avant-gardist and head of the painting class at the Basel School of Applied Arts.
Art Lessons by Gustav Stettler, painter (1913-2005) & Andreas His, painter (1928-2011) at the Basel School of Applied Arts.
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