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BIOGRAPHY

1980

2002          

2004  

2005-2007

2007-2009        

2009 - 2011  

2011 - 2017

2014 

2017-2020

since 2020

born in Zurich, Switzerland   

studies on his own in experimental painting techniques

completed first artwork in his unique style “Structurism”

Photographer on cruise ships

Freelance Photographer and Artist, based in Beijing, China

Art Director and Auctioneer on cruise ships

Artist, based at Blue Roof Artist Village, Chengdu, China

completed first artwork in his unique style "Gravity"

Artist, based at Luodai Ancient Town, Chengdu, China

Artist, based in Glarus, Switzerland and Chengdu, China

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (Selection)

June 2019

May 2019

Mar. 2019

Dez. 2018

Dez. 2018

Dez. 2018

July 2018

July 2018

July 2018

Nov. 2017

Aug. 2017

Sep. 2016

June 2015

Mar. 2015

July 2014  

June 2013   

​Nov. 2012     

May 2005  

“Jiu Zhai Gou Image”, VA Gallery, Chengdu, China

“Antonio’s Tianfu Honggu Art Exhibition”, Tianfu Honggu, Qionglai, Sichuan, China

“Link France & India by Gravity”, Ahmedabad City Museum,  Sanskar Kendra, Ahmedabad, India

“Garden of the Artist”, VA Gallery WFC, Chongqing, China

“Centrifugal - Turn your life colorful”, Artgogo SPACE, Shanghai, China

“Flow of Color - Antonio Wehrli discovers the world”, WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

“Dreamland China-Chongqing Image”, Galleria Marino, Rome, Italy

“Dreamland China-Chongqing Image”, SCCC Headquarter, Zürich, Switzerland

“Dreamland China-Chongqing Image”, City of Stars VA Art Center, Chongqing, China

"Gravity Switzerland", Swiss Week Chengdu, China

"Antonio Wehrli 2017 China Exhibition", VA Gallery, Chongqing, China

"Autumn Summer Rose", IFS L7 Gallery, Chengdu, China

"Gravity", WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

"Gravity - a symbol of peace", Kala Vithi, Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, Udaipur, India

"Unbearable Thickness", Europ'Art Gallery, Shanghai, China

"A+A", XLY MoMA, Chengdu, China

"Structurism", XLY MoMA, Chengdu, China

"Les Lausannois", Pole Sud, Lausanne, Switzerland​

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selection)

Apr. 2020

Dec. 2019

Sep. 2019

Sep. 2019

May 2019

Jan. 2019

Nov. 2018

May 2018

Feb. 2018

Jan. 2018

Jan. 2018

Oct. 2017

May 2017

Feb. 2017

Jan. 2017

Dec. 2016

Dec. 2016

Sep. 2016

Sep. 2016

Aug. 2016

June 2016

May 2016

May 2016

Mar. 2016

Aug. 2015

Mar. 2015

Feb. 2015

Dez. 2014

Oct. 2014

Sep, 2014

June 2014

April 2014

Sep. 2013  

May 2013   

Dez. 2012

April 2012   

Sep. 2004   

“Together” China-Europe Anti Virus Art Exhibition, Liu Cunhou Mansion, Chengdu, China

“Cross Year Joint Exhibition of Chinese and Foreign Artists’ Art Works” Usunhome Art Museum, Chengdu, China

“Sensibility”, XLY MoMA, Chengdu, China

“Autumn Vibe in the Mountains”, 3rd Tianfu Red Valley Intl. Photography Festival, China

“Scalene Triangle”, Tavern Hall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

“Tianfu Aesthetic Life Art Exhibition”, Suyuan Art Center, Chengdu, China

“Home of Saints”, Lihua Art Museum, Lihua Gou, Sichuan, China

“Song of Silk road’s culture-travelling on the ancient silk string”, Qianshanyang Art Museum, Huzhou, China

“Stepping into a New Era”, Usunhome Lake Gallery, Chengdu, China

Acadart Art Space, Piazza Pompidou, Paris, France

"Art Match", Art Gogo, Peninsula Hotel, Shanghai, China

"From Exterior of Xiang", Luxtown Chengdu, China

"31st Chengdu Int'l Peach Blossom Festival", Polus Int'l School Museum, Chengdu, China

"Blueroof Emerging Artist Village Games", WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

"Five Ink Artists", WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

“Poetic Dream”, He Duoling and his friends, WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

“Ways of Seeing“, Phoenix Hanzhang Art Space, 798, Beijing, China

Duyun Maojian Tea Festival, Duyun, Guizhou, China

“All is One”, WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

"10000 Artists Exhibition", Art Gogo, Shanghai, China

Acadart Art Space, Piazza Pompidou, Paris, France

Art Numbers, Mechelen, Belgium

"Chengdu International Art Invitational", WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

"Everything Grows", XLY MoMA, Chengdu, China

"Blooming in the Summer", Europ'Art Gallery, Shanghai, China

Asia Contemporary Art Show, Hong Kong

"Dream on the Road - Meng Zhi Lu", MR.BIG International Art Space, Chengdu, China

"Dating with Today", Winshare Museum, Chengdu, China

Asia Contemporary Art Show, Hong Kong

“Advancing Art Force” Blue Roof Art Festival, Chengdu, China

XLY MoMA, Wuyiwu International Gallery, Chengdu, China

IFS & China Economic Daily joint Easter Egg Exhibition, IFS, Chengdu, China

Da Tang Annual Competition Exhibition at Winshare Museum, Chengdu, China

Blue Roof Art Festival at Blue Roof Museum of Chengdu, China

"To be or not to be" at Da Yishu Hualang, Chengdu, China

Blue Roof International Art Residence Exhibition No 1" at Blue Roof Museum of Chengdu, China

"Irrotationnels" at Loft, Lausanne, Switzerland

CURATORIAL (Selection)

Jan. 2019

Sep. 2018

July 2018

May 2018

July 2017

Feb. 2017

Jan. 2017

Dec. 2016

Dec. 2016

Sep. 2016

Aug. 2016

May 2016

“Bloom”, Solo Exhibition of Tiantian Wang, WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

“Art Marathon” Solo Exhibition of Gerardo Lo Russo, WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

“Looking for the scenery of self“, Solo Exhibition of Yang Wei, WM Gallery, Chengdu

“Summer Time in Chengdu”, Solo Exhibition of Gajdan Zsuzsa, WM Gallery, Chengdu

"I am Huhu", Solo Exhibition of Mutou, WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

"Blueroof Emerging Artist Village Games", WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

"Five Ink Artists", WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

“Poetic Dream”, He Duoling and his friends, WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

“Ways of Seeing”, Phoenix Hanzhang Art Space, 798, Beijing, China

"All Is One", Chengdu International Art Exhibition, WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

"Summer Rose", Solo Show of Liming Fu, IFS L7 Gallery, Chengdu, China

"Chengdu International Art Invitational", WM Gallery, Chengdu, China

 

 

TITLES, HONORS AND AWARDS

2020                             Honorary citizen of China, Sichuan, Pixian District

2019                             Culture Award of Luodai Ancient Town, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

2019                             Member of the Sichuan Hard Pen Calligraphy Association

2019                             Docent at Chengdu Community University, Chengdu, China

2019                             Honorary villager of China, Sichuan, Qionglai, Tianfu Red Valley

2018                             Art Development Award of Luodai Ancient Town, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

2018                             Culture Award of Luodai Ancient Town, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

2018                             Honorary citizen of China, Sichuan, Pidu Ancient Town

2017                             Honorary Dean at Central Asian Art Academy

2016                             Brand Ambassador for Liquitex

2015                             Honorary Dean at Sichuan Tianfu Art Academy

ART RESIDENCIES

Feb./Mar. 2019

Feb./Mar. 2015

Alliance Française d'Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad, India

Art><Junction, Udaipur, India

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

2019                             The House of Roosevelt, Shanghai, China

2019                             Alliance Française d’Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

2018                             The Atrium, Chengdu, China

2017                             Polus International School, Chengdu, China

2017                             Benetton Art Collection China

2015                             Blue City Hotel, Chengdu, China

2015                             Highlife Collection, Chengdu, China

2013                             XLY MoMA, Chengdu, China

2013                             First Class Magazine Collection, Chengdu, China

2012                             Blueroof Museum of Chengdu, China

 

PUBLICATIONS (Selection)

Monographic Publication

2015                            The Art of Antonio Wehrli – Gravity

                                     Publisher: XLY MoMA

                                     ISBN: 978-0-615-96613-7; Page Num: 168; Languages: Chinese and English

 

Inclusion

2019                            Giant Panda Pictorial Annals

                                     Publisher: Sichuan Government News Branch of the People’s Republic of China

                                     ISBN: 978-0-5144-3726-3; Language: Chinese

2019                            Business Card of China

                                     Memory for the Celebration of 150 years discovery of the Giant Panda

                                     Publisher: Tourism Bureau of China

                                     ISBN: 978-7-5032-6274-6; Language: Chinese

2019                            Sichuan Embroidery

                                     Splendid Works of Silk Threads for the Belt and Road

                                     Publisher: Winshare

                                     ISBN: 978-7-5410-8782-0; Language: Chinese

 

MEDIA (Selection)

Various appearances on several Chinese TV channels.

Special commentaries broadcasted on various Chinese and Hong Kong TV stations:

2018                               “The colorful world of Antonio Wehrli”, produced by Chengdu CDTV2

2017                               “Antonio at Kuangzhai Xiangzi”, produced by Chengdu TV

2015                               “Antonio's Moonlight Lotus Pond”, produced by Hong Kong HKS TV

2014                               “Xiwang Chengdu - artist Antonio Wehrli”, produced by Hong Kong HKS TV

Commentaries and press releases in various local newspapers of China, Nepal and India: including ”China Global Times”, “Sichuan Daily”, “Chengdu Daily”, “Huaxi Daily”, “Chengdu Economic Daily”, to name a few

Several Chinese magazines: “World Art Magazine”, “Chinese National Geographic”, “Highlife Magazine”, “1314 Magazine”, to name a few

Cover stories:

2018                               Style Magazine, China (Issue 11, 2018; pages: 1, 52-57) ISSN: 1671-4903

2015                               MR.BIG Magazine, China (Issue 1-2, 2015; pages: 1, 82-85)

2013                               First Class Magazine, China (Issue 101; pages: 1, 16, 28, 51-57)

ARTISTIC COLLABORATIONS

Feb. 2016

Nov. 2015

Aug. 2015

Baijiu bottle for Chang Xiao Bai

Limited edition scarf for XLY MoMA

Mooncake box for Joyfol bakery

 
 

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