In his works, painter and graphic artist Christoph Mueller embodies the drama of art by taking familiar motifs and themes from art history and giving them a new dynamism and intensity. By combining traditional painting and contemporary digital techniques, his works create a fascinating tension.
Overall, Christoph Muller's works embody a connection between tradition and innovation, between history and the present. They show that the intensity of artistic expression is not only to be found in the works themselves, but also in the way they are created. Mueller intensifies the drama of art through his unique approach and offers the viewer a new perspective.
2002 - 2005 ZHAW Arts Management / MAS Arts Management (FH), Zurich University of Applied Sciences.
1976 - 1980 ZHdK Visual Design / Diploma, Zurich University of the Arts.
1975-1976 Preliminary Course in Design, Zurich School of Applied Arts.
Prizes and Awards
1986 Scholarship for visual arts, city of Zurich
1982 Study and work contribution to visual artists, Zurich
1980 Kiefer Hablitzel Art Prize, kieferhablitzel.ch
1979 Scholarship for visual arts, Zurich
1978 Scholarship for visual arts, city of Zurich
Solo Exhibitions (selection)
2019 Sägerei Sedrun GR
2017 teo jakob Löwenbräu, Zurich
2016 Les Clos de Paulilles, Port Vendres, FR
2015 Mas Campy, Cosprons FR
1983 Gallery Wachturm, Zurich
1983 Gallery Art Studio, Vaduz FL
1980 Gallery Handschin, Basel
Group Exhibitions (selection)
2018 Art: Scene Zurich, Kulturfolger, Zurich
1985 Villa at the Aabach, Uster
1985 Swatch International Street Painting, Basel
1979 "Pictures painted into the wind", Zurich
1979 Exhibition Thearena , Basel Land
Works in public collections
1982 Collector's folder with 20 selected prints, Basel Land
1982 Purchase of the city of Zurich
1979 Purchase of the Canton Basel-Land
Christph Mueller Studied at the Zurich University of the Arts in Design and Communication. He lives and works in Switzerland and France.