Monika Ursina Jäger
*1974 www.muj.ch


Education

2006-08 Goldsmiths College, London UK, MA Fine Art
1999 LaSalle College of the Arts, Singapore
1995-2000 University of Art&Design, Lucerne CH; BA Art&Education

Awards and Residencies
2012 UBS Art Grant
2010 IBK Art Prize ‘Drawing’
2008 Grant Canton Graubünden
2007 Swiss Art Award
2006 Grant Kunsthalle Basel, fund for young artists
2005 Artist in Residence Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris


Solo exhibitions (selection)
2013 Monica Ursina Jäger & Justin Hibbs, Gallery Christinger de Mayo, Zurich
Art&Architecture, Kunstraum Sandra Romer Chur
2011 Back Drop, sic! Raum für Kunst, Luzern
Monica Ursina Jäger & Blue Curry, Nextex, St. Gallen
Certitude of Speculative Thought, Gallery Christinger de Mayo, Zürich
2009 Sea of Tranquility Gallery Visual Drugs, Zurich
Half Forgotten Dreams, Kunstraum Sandra Romer, Chur
Outlands Gallery, Rupert Pfab, Dusseldorf
Monica Ursina Jäger Project Space Enter, Kunstmuseum Thun
2007 Out of the Woods, Gallery Visual Drugs, Zurich
After Nature, Gallery Habres+Partner, Vienna


Group Exhibitions (selection)
2012 Ein zartes Schaudern, Fragmente der Wirklichkeit, Kunst(Zeug)Haus Rapperswil (cat.)
One and one and one, K3 Project Space, Zurich
Corpus Urbanis, REMISE, Dienstgebäude 09, Zurich
Mobile Territorien, Kunstraum Baden
2011 Platznot-Platzwechsel, Kunstmuseum Chur (cat.)
On Destructiveness and Beauty, Gallery Anita Beckers, Frankfurt
Festival of the Animals, Museum Essl, Vienna (cat.)
Much Ado about Everything – Baroque in Contemporary Art, Haus für Kunst Uri (cat.)
Swiss Art Awards, Basel
S.A.G.S The Woodmill London
Polemically Small Torrance Art Museum, California
Long live Painting! Works from the Collection, Museum Essl, Vienna
2010 Catch of the Year II, Dienstgebäude, Zurich
The Future Can Wait, Shoreditch Townhall, London
Drawing - 3 Positions, Kunstraum Sandra Romer, Chur
innenaussen, 4th Biannual of Drawing, Kunstverein Eislingen (cat.)
Art Awards City of Zurich, Helmhaus Zurich
Shifting Landscapes, Kunstmuseum Thun (cat.)
Paradise is Somewhere Else, Gallery Anita Beckers, Frankfurt
2009 Annual Art Exhibition, Kunstmuseum Chur
The Jack Goldstein Connections, Gallery Anita Beckers, Frankfurt
Future or Ruin, Charlie Smiths, London
The Future Can Wait, Truman Brewery, London (cat.)
Grants for Visual Art of Canton Zurich
The Audacity of Imagination, Gallery Römerapotheke, Zurich
Compilation IV, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf (cat.)
Swiss Art Awards, Basel
Notes from the underground, James Taylor Gallery, London
The Future Can Wait, Ellis Rumley Projects, Berlin
Wallis Dies and Goes to Paradise, Paradise Row. London
2008 Annual Art Exhibition, Kunstmuseum Chur
The Future Can Wait, Truman Brewery, London (cat.)
Art Awards City of Zurich, Helmhaus Zürich
Degree Show MFA Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, London (cat.)
Jargon of Landscape, Wallis Gallery, London
Is the world flat? Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2007 Beziehungsweise - Works on Paper from the Holzer Collection, Gallery Hubert Winter, Vienna
Annual Art Exhibition, Kunstmuseum Chur
Grants for Visual Art of Canton Zürich (Werkbeiträge Kanton ZH), Zurich
Swiss Art Awards, Basel (cat.)
Celeste Art Prize, London / Edinburgh (cat.)
2006 Emerging Artists Switzerland, Essl Collection, Vienna (cat.)