Awards and scholarships

2013 Travel grant for the Fine Arts from the City of Graz
2010 Travel grant from the Styrian Department of Cultural Affairs (Cuba)
2008 Purchase Prize of the Neue Galerie, Graz
2005 Austrian State Grant for the Fine Arts
2005 29th Austrian Graphic Art Competition, Prize of the Government of Southern Tyrol
2004 Grant of the Austrian Ministry of Culture, Division for Literature
2002 Bauholding Art Competition – STRABAG AG Sponsor Prize
2001 Support Prize of the City of Graz
2000 Grant from the City of Vienna
1999, 1995 Residency grant for Rome

Exhibitions and exhibition participations (selection)

Wahrheiten müssen robust sein, HdKK Stuttgart

Death and Dying, MAG3, Wien
20 Jahre WeldeKunstpreis, Stadtgalerie Mannheim

rueckwaerts atmen, Heike Curtze Gallery in Salzburg

Albertina Contemporary, Albertina, Vienna
Mitleid / Compassion, Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz

Realität und Abstraktion, Museum Liaunig, Neuhaus, Carinthia (catalogue)
Thema: Zeichnung, Heike Curtze Gallery, Vienna

Arte y Moda, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, Havana (catalogue)
Borrowed Time, special show, Viennafair 2010
The Nada of the People, Austrian Cultural Forum, Prague
Stille Post, Heike Curtze Gallery, Berlin
Prometheus, Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz
Idyll, Atelier 030202, Bucharest (with Austrian Cultural Forum, Bucharest)

Crossing Cultures_Cuba, Ehemalige Likörfabrik & E-Werkstätte, Graz (catalogue)

Purchase Prize for Contemporary Visual Art 2008, Neue Galerie, Graz
The So-called Nada, Heike Curtze Gallery, Vienna, (solo exhibition, catalogue)

Insights – Works from the Art Collection of the Austrian National Bank,
European Central Bank, Frankfurt

29th Austrian Graphic Art Competition, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck,
South Tyrolean Cultural Institute, Bolzano, Italy (catalogue)
Junge Positionen, Heike Curtze Gallery, Berlin
Nie steht es nicht bevor, Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz

Sieben Frauen, Albertina, Vienna
Mortus Vivendi, Heike Curtze Gallery, Vienna, (solo exhibition, catalogue)

I, Soldier, Galerie Kunsthaus Muerz, Muerzzuschlag (A)
Junge Kunst aus Wien, Storms Gallery, Munich
Ex Graz, Minoritengalerien im Priesterseminar, Graz

Hohes Haus, museum in progress, Vienna
Large Drawings, Stadtmuseum Deggendorf, (catalogue)
Nachbild Natur, Bauholding Kunstforum, Klagenfurt
Bauholding Art Competition, prizewinner exhibition, Bauholding Kunstforum,

Mayreder Collection, Eugen Lendl Gallery, Graz
Gezeichnet (with Michael Kienzer), Galerie Kunsthaus Muerz, Muerzzuschlag

Styrian Support Prize for Contemporary Visual Art, Neue Galerie Graz,
(purchase prize, catalogue)
Fin de siècle, Grazer Stadtmuseum Prinzessin Dunkelschoen, Neue Galerie Graz,
(solo exhibition, catalogue)

Albert Haueisen Support Prize, Ziegeleimuseum Jockgrim

sterrio, Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz (solo exhibition)
Saar Ferngas Support Prize for Young Art, Museum Palatine Gallery, Kaiserslautern,

Styrian Support Prize for Contemporary Visual Art, Neue Galerie Graz

Works in public collections

Austrian National Bank
Austrian National Artothek
City of Karlsruhe
Neue Galerie Graz
City of Vienna
City of Graz
Tyrolean Museum Ferdinandeum
Benedictine Monastery Admont
Oberoesterreichisches Landesmuseum
Niederoesterreichische Landesregierung
Museum Liaunig
KULTUMdepot Graz

Petra Sterry

1967 born in Graz / Austria
1986−1991 studied at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna