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Sandra Lehnis
 
Sandra Lehnis 1964 born in Olten (SO), Switzerland
Prints projects  made in our workshop

After graduation from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerçe de Neuchâtel, various stays in Rome, Florence, Cambridge, London and Malaga for further development of art education with nationally and internationally renowned artists: Alba Balestra (Rome), Brigitte Bauder (Zürich), Susanna Carson (Zürich), Maria Dundakova (Aarau), Alexander Jeanmaire (Zürich), Theres Kälin (Zürich), Rodolfo Llopiz Cisneros (Rome and Cuba), Hans-Rudolf Wilk (Lenzburg).
Free-lance artist since 2001. Own studios as of 1994: 1994-1997 Rentsch-Area Olten (Switzerland), 1997-1999 Trastevere Rome (Italy), 1999-2002 Kulturfabrik Takatuka Däniken (Switzerland). Since May 2002 studio in the old factory area of Bally Switzerland in Schönenwerd. Currently also working in Spain / Majorca Island.
 MEMBER
VISARTE - visual arts association switzerland ( former GSMBA)
SGBK - visual arts association switzerland
Kunstverein Olten

AWARDS
2005 artist in residence in Genua (Italy) ( february - july 2005 )

WORKS IN PUBLIC
Kunsthaus Grenchen, Switzerland http://www.kunsthausgrenchen.ch
Canton Solothurn
Architektengemeinschaft 4 Aarau www.architektengemeinschaft4.ch
Gassler AG Gretzenbach EDUCATION AND RESIDENCIES (Selection)
2007 Artist in Residence at Istituto Svizzero Venezia, Venice (Fall 2007)
2006Workshops at Foundation Pilar and Joan Miró in Palma with James Lambourne and Jordi Rosés and Pilar Lloret
2005-2006 Artist in Residence at Gallery Addaya Contemporary Art Center Alaró, Majorca Island (october 2005 - may 2006)
2005 Artist in Residence in Genova/Italy Art Association Olten and Canton Solothurn ( february - july 2005 )
1997-1999 Residency in Rome, education in etching techniques, dry-point, screen-printing and other intaglio and relief printing techniques at associazione internazionale incisori, Rome/Italy
1994-1996 VSG, Prepairing School of Fine Arts, Lenzburg (Switzerland) former FAM, Academy of Fine Arts, Oberwil-Lieli
1993-1994 Painting Classes, Alexander Jeanmaire, Zürich
1993-1994 Sculpture lessons, Roland Moser, Aarau
1985 Drawing lessons, Hans-Rudolf Wilk, Olten

SOLO- AND DOUBLE SHOWS (selection)                                                                          2006"Showroom", Showroom Studio Sandra Lehnis, Schönenwerd
2005 "pflückstücke", Gallery Näijerehuus Hersiwil
2004 "Räume zeigen sich - rooms show", Rheinau (Laudatio)
"growing on", Künstlerhaus S11, Solothurn
2003 "inhouse/3", studio show
2002/03 "Zauberstaub", transit-galerie, Galerie Ursula Huber, Olten
2002 "inhouse/02", studio show
"Accrochage", with Dr. Rolf Lüthy, Aargauer Kantonalbank, Wohlen
"inhouse/01", studio show
"growing", with Kathrin Schelbert, Galerie Ursula Huber, Olten
2001 "Wachstumsräume", Bally-LAB, Schönenwerd
1993 "Venedig", Galerie Artcorner, Zürich

GROUP SHOWS (selection) 2006
"22nd Cantonale yearly exhibition of Canton Solothurn", Art Museum Solothurn
"Blue", Consulate General of Switzerland, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
2005 "trentapertrenta", Gallery Addaya Contemporary Art Center Alaró, Majorca Island
"21st Cantonale yearly exhibition of Canton Solothurn", Art Museum and Stadthaus Olten
"Edition 500", Galerie Thoma + Thoma, Basel
"Voyeurismus-Exhibitionismus", Visarte Solothurn Guests from Visarte Zürich, House Metropol Zürich
"genova ispirazioni", Gallery KunstVitrine Grenchen (Collection Kunsthaus Grenchen)
"Outnumbered-Works on Paper", Jack Rabbit Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A.
2004-2005 "Blue", Mohr Gallery, Mountain View, San Francisco
2004 "open eyes - lids shut", Castle of Wartenfels, Lostorf
2003 "small is beautiful",Galerie Ursula Huber, Olten
"Traces / Spuren", Castle of Wartenfels, Lostorf
"Kunst in der Stadt 2003", Brig (national competition)
Monte, Tessin, "no water/water - Wassermangel/Wasserfluten", international year of water of the UNO
"zwischen Tradition und Innovation", Castle of Wartenfels, Lostorf
„Traces / Spuren“, Université de Haute-Alsace, Mulhouse (F)
2002 "Engel & Co.", Museum of Art Grenchen
1999 "artista in-formato", Galleria Venezia Viva, Venice (Italy)
1998 "artisti contemporanei incidono la città", Velletri/Rome (RM) (competition)
1996 "accepted" exhibition with aargovian artists, Elfa, Aarau
1993 "Frau", Galerie 84, Buchs/Aarau
1989 "Kunstszene - artscene 89", Zürich

PUBLIC WORKS
2001 Christmas/New Year card for Architekten Gemeinschaft 4 Aarau (dipl. architects HTL/TS)
2003 Poster and invitation for Oltner Tanztage 2003 (Dance in Olten)
 

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