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Wekua Andro
Wekua Andro

  • 1995   59,8x59,8 mixed media  2009
    1995 59,8x59,8 mixed media 2009
  • At home 49,8x59,8 oil on canvas 2009-2010
    At home 49,8x59,8 oil on canvas 2009-2010
  • Friends  /collage/ 2009
    Friends /collage/ 2009
  • Get out of my room / Installation/2006
    Get out of my room / Installation/2006
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Date of birth 1977, Sochumi, Georgia,
Lives in Zurich

Education
1986-1991 National Art School, Sochumi, Georgia
1993-1994 Study at Phil. Institute “Gogebaschwili”, Tbilisi, Georgia
1995-1999 Visual Art School in Basel

Medium multimedia

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2010 Gladstone Gallery , New York, USA.
2009 "Workshop Report,” Weils Museum for Contemporary Art, Brussels, Belgium.
2009 "Workshop Report,” Museion D’arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bolzano, Italy.
2009 Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland.
2008 “My Bike Your Swamp,” De Hallen Haarlem; Camden Art Center, London, UK.
2008 “Sunset," Magasin, Centre National d'Art Contemporin, Grenoble, France.
2008 “Blue Mirror,” Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA.
2007 "Interlude," Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland.
2007 “Wait to Wait," Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
2007 Peter Kilchmann Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland.
2006 Manor Kunstpreis, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland.
2006 "Without Mirror," Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA.
2005 The Rubell Collection, Miami, USA.
2005 "Insert: Andro Wekua", Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany.
2005 Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland.
2005 “Del Rio”, Shirana Shahbazi & Andro Wekua, Zimmerfrei, Lugano, cur. Giovanni Carmine, Switzerland.
2005 “That Would Have Been Wonderful”, Neue Kunst Halle St. Gallen, St. Gallen, cur. Gianni Jetzer, Switzerland.
2003 “Go To Church Mam, Go To Church” Kilchmann plus, Zurich, Switzerland.
2003 Piano Nobile, Geneva, cur. Marie-Eve Knoerle, Switzerland.

Group Exhibitions
2010 Rethinking Location - Sprüth Magers Berlin, Germany.
2010 Gott is tot aber das Mädchen nicht - Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany.
2010 Get Behind Me Satan and Push - Peres Projects - Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
2010 Voici un dessin suisse (1990-2010) - Musée Rath, Geneva, Switzerland.
2010 Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA.
2010 Abstract Resistance - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
2009 “Bad Habits,” Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA.
2009 “modern modern,” Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA.
2009 “Born in Georgia,” Cobra Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
2009 “Altes Europa,” Schickeria, Berlin, Germany.
2009 “A State of Mind,” Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin, Italy.
2009 “Beginnings, Middles, and Ends,” Galerie Gabriele Senn, Vienna, Austria.
2009 “A GUEST + A HOST = A GHOST,” Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece.
2009 “Le Sang du Poete,” Nantes Estuary, France.
2008 "The Perfectly Superfluous Art of Collecting. La Società del Sentimento," Centro d'Arte Contemporanea del Ticino, Bellinzona, Switzerland.
2008 “Selections from the Ovitz Family Colletion," Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, USA.
2008 "I Love the Horizon ," Magasin, Centre National d'Art Contemporin, Grenoble, Switzerland.
2008 "Paintings 1936-2008," The Approach, London, UK.
2008 “Life on Mars,” 2008 Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, USA.
2007 “Makers and Modelers,” Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA.
2007 "Absent Without Leave," Victoria Miro Galley, London, UK.
2007 "Fractured Figure," DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece.
2006 Printemps de Septembre, Festival of Contemporary Images, Toulouse, France.
2006 "Painting Architecture", Camden Arts Center, London, UK.
2006 "The Kate Moss Show," Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2006 "Collectors 1", Collezione La Gaia, Busca, Italy.
2006 "Infinite Painting", Villa Manin, Centre for Contemporary Art, Passarino, Codroipo, Italy.
2006 4th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany.
2006 "Painting Architecture", Le Plateau, Frac Ile-de-France, Paris.
2006 "Neuerwerbsausstellung der Grafischen Sammlung", Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland.
2005 “Lively Memories”, Plattform, Berlin, cur. Aurélie Voltz, Germany.
2005 “Expanded Painting”, Prague Biennale 2, Karlin Hall, Prague, Czech Republic.
2005 “ID Troubles – US Visit”, Nuture Art, New York, USA.
2005 “Come Back/Le Retour”, Crac Alsace, cur. Hilde Teerlinck, Altkirch, France.
2005 “Hier/Anderswo“, Kunstpanorama, Lucerne, cur. Nils Nova a.o., Germany.
2004 Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France.
2004 “Tuesday Is Gone”, Karvasla, Tbilisi, Georgia.
2004 Centro d’Arte Contemporaneo Ticino, Bellinzona, cur. Mario Casanova, Switzerland.
2004 “Emotion Eins”, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, cur. Nicolaus Schaufhausen, Germany.
2004 “Emotion Eins”, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, cur. Nicolaus Schaufhausen, Germany.
2004 "Strategies of Desire”, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz, cur. Sabine Schaschl-Cooper, Germany.
2004 “Dessins et des autres – Part II”, Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium.
2004 “Shake – ID Troubles”, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg, cur. Heike Munder, Zoran Eric & Bettina Steinbrügge, Germany.
2004 “Black”, Paris, cur. Erich Weiss, France.
2004 “Punktleuchten”, Hotel 3 Könige, Basel, cur. Klaus Littmann, Switzerland.
2004 “Fürchte Dich”, Helmhaus Zürich, Zurich, cur. Gianni Jetzer & Simon Maurer, Switzerland.
2004 “The Human Face is an Empty Force, a Field of Death”, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, cur. Angelblood, the Netherlands.
2004 “Dessins et des Autres”, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France.
2004 Stiftung Binz 39, Zurich, Switzerland.
2003 “Which Side Are You On?”, Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich, Switzerland.
2003 “Coup de coeur/A Sentimental Choice”, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, cur. Hilde Teerlinck.
2003 “It's In Our Hands", Migros Museum, Zurich, cur. Raphael Gygax, Swiss Art Award, Basel, Switzerland.
2003 “Diarios Urbanos - Joven Arte Suizo”, Alcalá, Madrid, cur. Martin Schwander and Sabine Schaschl, Spain.
2003 “Durchzug/Draft”, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland.
2002 Centro de Arte Contemporanea, Bellinzona, cur. Mario Casanova
2002 “Persönliche Pläne, Die Zeichnung vom Lebensplan bis zum Weltentwurf”, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, cur. Christina Vëgh, Switzerland.
2002 Galerie Greenenaftalie, New York, USA.
2001 “Wald und Explosionen”, Helmhaus Zürich, Zurich, cur. Simon Maurer, Switzerland.
2001 Galerie Brigitte Weiss, Zurich, Switzerland.
2001 “und/oder/aber”, Stiftung Binz 39, Zurich, Switzerland.
2001 “Von Fern”, Künstlerhaus Boswil, Switzerland.
2000 “Jungs und Mädchen”, Warteck, Basel, Switzerland.

Grants & Awards
2006 Manor Kunstpreis Kt. Zürich, Switzerland
2005 Kiefer-Hablitzel
2004 Atelierstipendium der Stadt Zürich, Paris, France
2003 Bundesstipendium für Freie Kunst
2002-2003 Atelierstipendium Stiftung Binz 39, Zurich, Switzerland

Works are held
Centre Pompidou – Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris, France
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – SFMOMA, San Francisco, USA

Contact
www.gladstonegallery.com/wekua
www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artists/andro_wekua
www.artnet.com/andro-wekua
www.artfacts.net/andro-wekua





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