Andy Boot, Michael Sailstorfer, Claudia de la Torre

First | Thirteen

12.10.2013 - 12.11.2014

Andy Boot (1987, Australia)
In 2007 Andy Boot gained a BA of Communication Design of Swinburne University Sydney and since attending the MA Class of Prof. Heimo Zobernig at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. He currently lives and works in Sydney and Vienna. Lately Andy Boot was awarded the Nordisk Kunstnersenter Dalsasen, Norway and the New Work Grant (Emerging) by the Council of the Arts, Australia. His works are currently on display at The Collection #3, 21er Haus, Vienna, AT , The Program, Gallery 400, Chicago, US and will be shown at the Vienna Art Fair, Artissima as well as Room, Albert Baronian, Brussels and Emanuel Layr, Vienna, later this year.

Michael Sailstorfer (1979, Germany)
Born in Velden/Vils, lower Bavaria, Michael Sailstorfer now lives and works in Berlin. Between 1999 and 2005 he studied at the Academy of Visual Arts in Munich and Goldsmith College, London. In 2011 he was awarded „Kunstpreis Junger Westen“ and only a year later with the „Vattenfall Contemporary“. His works have been exhibited at internationally renowned institutions such as Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, PS1 MOMA, New York, K20 Düsseldorf, S.M.A.K Gent or Fundacío Juan Miró, Barcelona, among others. Further, his work can be found in the Centre George Pompidou, Paris, Städtische Galerie Lenbachhaus, Munich, Städel Museum, Frankfurt Main as well as in several leading private art collections.

Claudia de la Torre (1986, Mexico)
Claudia de la Torre currently lives and works in Mexico and Berlin. This young and upcoming artist gained her BA in Fine arts in Mexico and her MA from Adbk Karlsruhe, Germany. She studied under Silvia Bächli, Michael Clegg and Armin Linke. Claudia de la Torre received a
 FONCA grant for young creators from the National Fund for the Arts, México a DAAD Stipendium ‚Frida Kahlo scholarship program for female artists‘, and since 2012 the Kunststiftung Baden – Württemberg. Her work has recently been exhibited at Gagosian Gallery NYC, Kunsthalle Baden Baden, Germany as well as Kunsthalle Mulhouse, France to name a few.