Acme Studios — Christine Streuli

Supporting Artists since 1972

Christine Streuli

Landis & Gyr Stiftung Residency

Christine Streuli is a Swiss-born contemporary artist who lives and works in Berlin. She is known for large-format, colorful paintings composed of several layers. Christine rarely works with the brush but sprinkles, pours and sprays paint onto canvas, employing a variety of printing techniques and using rakes, stencils, and other objects. Her works are usually characterized by room-filling installations where the paintings reach beyond the edges of canvas and extend over the walls, floor and ceiling.

Christine's works have been exhibited worldwide, including the Venice Biennale in 2007, and the Biennale of Sydney in 2014. She has had solo exhibitions at Aargauer Kunsthaus, Kunsthaus Langenthal, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Kunstmuseum Bonn, the Haus am Waldsee in Berlin and in the Berlinischen Galerie. Christine is represented by Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg and Beirut, Gallery Filomena Soares, Lisbon, and Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco.

Landis & Gyr Stiftung, Switzerland

The Landis & Gyr foundation awards studio scholarships to Swiss artists and cultural professionals in London, Budapest, Sofia and Zug. Its London-based residency partnership with Acme was established in 1987, and provides six month long work/live opportunities for ten Swiss artists per year. Artists are selected for the programme directly by Landis & Gyr Stiftung and must demonstrate a track record of achievement in their field. Over two hundred visual artists, curators, writers, musicians and composers have benefitted from the programme. Residencies are based in Stepney, E1 and are available to Swiss residents only

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