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Pia Fries

Born in: 1955


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Biography 1955 Born in Beromünster (Switzerland) Lives and works in Düsseldorf and Munich 1977 - 1980 Lucerne University of Applied Science and Arts, specialist class for sculpting with Anton Egloff 1980 - 1986 Academy of the Arts, Düsseldorf, studies painting with Gerhard Richter, master scholar 1984 - 1998 Lecturer in painting at the Lucerne University of Applied Science and Arts 1998 - 2000 Lectureship in painting at the Academy of Arts, Düsseldorf 2000 - 2001 Visiting professorship at the Academy of Arts, Karlsruhe / Freiburg i. Br. 2007 - 2009 Visiting professorship at the Berlin University of the Arts 2009 - 2014 Professorship at the Berlin University of the Arts Since 2014 Professorship at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich Scholarships and Awards 1985 Jury Prize of the six central Swiss cantons 1986 Graduate scholarship from the State of North-Rhine Westfalia 1989 Work grant of the Canton and City of Lucerne, Fine Art Swiss government art scholarship 1991 Swiss government art scholarship 1992 Nordmann-Prize, Canton of Lucerne Swiss government art scholarship 1994 Bonn Art Foundation 1996 Art Prize Münsterland 2000 Studio residency in London from the Zug Cultural Foundation, Landis & Gyr 2009 Fred-Thieler Award, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin 2011 Iserlohner art scholarship, Villa Wessel Iserlohn 2014 Art- and culture award of the city of Lucern, Switzerland 2017 Gerhard Altenbourg-Award, Lindenau-Museum Altenburg Works in public collections Aarau, Aargauer Kunsthaus Aarau Bern, Museum of Fine Arts Bern, Stiftung Kunst Heute Bonn, Kunstmuseum Bonn Bottrop, Josef Albers Museum Quadrat Buffalo, New York, Albright-Knox Art Gallery Clermont-Ferrand, FRAC Auvergne Detroit, Detroit Institute of Art Essen, Museum Folkwang Hannover, Sammlung Niedersächsische Sparkassenstiftung Leverkusen, Museum Morsbroich Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Lucerne, Museum of Art Lucerne Nuremberg, Neues Museum – Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg Otterndorf, Studio A San Diego, Museum of Contemporary Art, MCASD St. Gallen, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart Winterthur, Kunstmuseum Winterthur Zurich, Kunsthaus Zürich
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Pia Fries, Untitled, Painting

Pia Fries

Untitled, 2005
23.6 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch


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