About

Bianca Tschaikner is an Austrian illustrator and printmaker with a nomadic spirit, seeking inspiration everywhere in the world. She has lived and worked in Chile, Morocco, Italy, Spain, Portugal, the US, India and Iran. 

Her new book, SAVARI – an illustrated journey through Iran and India has been published in Austria at Bucher Verlag and is available here

She is currently living and working in Udaipur, India. 

Contact: bianca.tschaikner@gmail.com

 

Lectures, Talks and Workshops: 

 

7.4.17 SAVARI – an illustrated journey through Iran & India. Lesung @ Remise Bludenz, Austria
6.4.17 SAVARI – an illustrated journey through Iran & India. Lesung, Bibliothek Lustenau, Austria                                                                                                              21.3.17 SAVARI – an illustrated journey through Iran & India. Reading, University of Udaipur, India
10./11.11. Artist Talk: "Mapping imaginary worlds" – 7th International Illustration Research/ Journal of Illustration Symposium, Edinburgh College of Art, UK
26.10. SAVARI @ "Tage der Reiseberichte", University Library of Belgrade, Serbia
21.-25. 10. Livedrawing @ Theater Brett, Vienna
14.10. SAVARI @ Wortfärberei, Spielboden Dornbirn, Dornbirn, Austria
12.10. Podiumsdiskussion, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
31.8. Artist Talk, Austrian Cultural Forum Tehran, Iran
30.8. Illustration – A Visual Adventure, Illustration course, Austrian Cultural Forum Tehran, Iran
6.5. El Peso de la Harina, Granada, Spain
2.4. 15 Vorarlberg Museum, Bregenz
12.4.15 Aktionsradius Wien, Vienna
15.3.15 Shakespeare & Company Booksellers, Vienna
11.3.15 Hinterland Galerie, Vienna
26.2.15 Tschau Tschüssi im Schpunk, Munich, Germany
25.2.15 QVED, Munich, Germany


Selected clients: 
RyanAir / Fiat Automobiles Group / Banc Populaire / Toronto Life Magazine / Hamburger Abendblatt / Süddeutsche Zeitung / SBB Schweizer Bundesbahnen Swiss Federal Railways / Austrian Cultural Forum Belgrade / Engadin St. Moritz Tourism / ELTERN Magazine / Chefkoch Magazin
Eurozine / WIENERIN / Vorarlberg Museum / Radio Ö1 / CASH FLOW Magazine / Art Bodensee / Freakwave Festival / NÖ Kundenzeitung
I HEART Magazine / Stadtzeitung Falter / Spielboden Vorarlberg / Heureka Magazin fuer Wissenschaft / Teehaus Demmer / Atem Books
University of New Hampshire / Falstaff Magazin / OTTO MyLife Magazin / Malmoe Zeitung / an.schlaege / Cinematheque de Tanger / EOS Gruppe
Urban Life Magazine / Institute for the Sociology of Law in Criminology, Vienna / Niederösterreichische Landesausstellung / promente Vorarlberg / Theater Brett


Exhibitions: 

2017: 

International Cartographic Exhibition, International Cartographic Conference, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington DC, USA
Niederösterreichische Landesausstellung, Schloss Pöggstall, Austria
SAVARI – eine illustrierte Reise durch den Iran und durch Indien. Bibliothek Lustenau. Austria
Wale. Kapitäne. Und Kollegen. Dr.-Carl-Häberlin-Friesen-Museum Föhr. Germany  

2016:
7th European Book Art Biennale, Kala Academy‘s Art Gallery, Goa, India
Wir Hungerkünstlerinnen. Theater Brett, Vienna, Austria
Shaping the View, Edinburgh College of Art, UK
Bregenz – Bilbao IV. K12 Galerie, Bregenz, Austria (October)
ganznah. Vorarlberg Museum, Bregenz, Austria
SAVARI. An illustrated journey through Iran & India. Solo show. Stadtmuseum Dornbirn, Dornbirn. Austria. 
TERRA INCOGNITA. Hinterland Galerie, Wien. Austria.
2015:
Nackte Männer. Theater Kosmos. Bregenz, Austria
48th Golden Pen of Belgrade. 13th International Biennal of 2015, Exhibition Hall of the National Bank of Serbia, Belgrade, 
Greatest Hits by Christine Lederer. Vorarlberg Museum. Bregenz, Austria. 
European International Book Art Biennal Exhibition Bucharest 2015, Cultural Space Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
Papierwerke Zwei und Drei D. Österreichisches Papiermachermuseum, Steyrermühl, Austria
DESCOBRIMENTOS. DE Oficina – Café Criativo. Porto, Portugal
DRAWING. DE LICEIRAS 18. Porto, Portugal
Face to Face. DE LICEIRAS 18. Porto, Portugal
IV ENCUENTRO CIEC/ALFARA. Sala Alfara, Oviedo, Spain / Sala Comarcas, Salamanca, Spain
Papierwerke Zwei und Drei D. Kro Art Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Personal Histories International Artist Book Exhibition, Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, Australia
Achtmalneu. Villa Claudia. Feldkirch, Austria
Bianca Tschaikner. Grafische Arbeiten. Bildungshaus Batschuns. Batschuns, Austria
2014:
The International Rollercoaster Club. Downstairs at S47. New Delhi, India
From Portrait to Self Portrait. Museum of Contemporary Art Gas Natural Fenosa. A Coruña, Spain
Star Rituals. Taralej Gallery, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Strich im Universum. Grafische Arbeiten von Bianca Tschaikner. Austrian Cultural Forum, Belgrade, Serbia
ILLUSTRAMUS! Narrative Strategien. Villa Claudia, Feldkirch, Austria. 
Artistas Residentes. aLfaRa Sala de Arte, Oviedo, Spain
Exposición Puertas Abiertas 2013. BilbaoArte, Bilbao, Basque Country
2013:
Mostra Fine Anno 2013, Palazzo Bastogi, Florence, Italy
New York Bound: Book Art Biennal 2013. Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY, USA
ArtDesign Feldkirch. Feldkirch, Austria
Alles auf den Tisch. Villa Claudia, Feldkirch, Austria
Paliano. Palais Liechtenstein, Feldkirch, Austria
Come find me. Via Guido Monaco, Florence, Italy
2012: 
Kabine. UNK Galerie, Landshut, Germany
Viel Glück...Museum Zündorfer Wehrturm, Cologne, Germany
2011: 
Micro Publishing House. LENTOS Museum of Modern Art Linz, Austria
2010: 
Postcard Show 14. The Lab, San Francisco, USA
Postcards from Morocco. Volubilis Gallery, Tangier
Barriere (frei) Versuchsanordnungen über Widerstände und Hindernisse. Galerie im Ratskeller Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany
Flabellum, Fans, Abanicos. Volubilis Gallery, Tangier, Morocco

Books: 
Kind in Wien. (Falter Verlag, 2015)
SAVARI – An illustrated journey through Iran & India. (Bucher Verlag, 2016)
Kind in Wien. (Falter Verlag, 2015)
Basics - Grundkurs Kochen Band 2 (Falter Verlag, 2013). 
Passa-m'hi els dits / May your fingers come through. Anna Gual / Bianca Tschaikner (Atembooks, 2012)
Basics - Grundkurs Kochen (Falter Verlag, 2012). 
La Cocina de America Latina (Bucher Verlag, 2010). 


Awards and Stipends:
Artist Residency Grant of the Austrian Cultural Forum in Tehran, Iran
International Poetry Contest Castello de Duino / Selection for publication. 2016
Creative Quarterly 42. Runner-up in the category professional illustration. 2016
DE LICEIRAS Artist Residency, Porto, Portugal 2015
Travel Stipend of the Government of the Federal State of Vorarlberg, Austria, for an art project in Iran / India, 2014
Uttarayan Art Foundation Working Stipend, Baroda, India, 2014
Gorna Lipitsna Residency Stipend, Bulgaria, 2014
Alfara Gráfica Working Stipend, Spain, 2014
Study Grant, Fundacion CIEC, Spain, 2014
Startworld Residency Stipend in Amman, Art Dubai/Al Madad Foundation, Jordan, 2013
European Newspaper Award 13 in the category front page / local page for two illustrations in Stadtzeitung Falter, Austria, 2013
Alfara Gráfica Working Stipend, Spain, 2013
Bilbao Arte Fundation Exchange Stipend, Austria / Basque Country, 2013
Artist in Residence / Paliano stipend, by the Federal State of Vorarlberg, Austria, 2012
Grant for “La Cocina de America Latina” by the Federal State of Vorarlberg, Austria, 2010
Grant for “La Cocina de America Latina” by Impulse Privatstiftung, Austria, 2010
Kurier Prize for young authors of the literary contest Forum Land, Austria, 2009
European Newspaper Award 10 in the category illustration for three illustrations in Stadtzeitung Falter, Austria, 2010

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