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)

2016
Angst, She Wrote, Akademie Graz
The Coherence of Volatility, kunsthaus muerz (A)

2015
Wahrheiten muessen robust sein, HdKK Stuttgart

2014

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

2013
rueckwaerts atmen, Heike Curtze Gallery in Salzburg

2012
Albertina Contemporary, Albertina, Vienna
Mitleid | Compassion, Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz

2011
Realität und Abstraktion, Museum Liaunig, Neuhaus, Carinthia (catalogue)
Thema: Zeichnung, Heike Curtze Gallery, Vienna

2010
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)

2009
Crossing Cultures_Cuba, Ehemalige Likörfabrik & E-Werkstätte, Graz (catalogue)

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

2006
Insights – Works from the Art Collection of the Austrian National Bank,
European Central Bank, Frankfurt

2005
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

2004
Sieben Frauen, Albertina, Vienna
Mortus Vivendi, Heike Curtze Gallery, Vienna, (solo exhibition, catalogue)

2003
I, Soldier, Galerie Kunsthaus Muerz, Muerzzuschlag (A)
Junge Kunst aus Wien, Storms Gallery, Munich
Ex Graz, Minoritengalerien im Priesterseminar, Graz

2002
Hohes Haus, museum in progress, Vienna
Large Drawings, Stadtmuseum Deggendorf, (catalogue)
Nachbild Natur, Bauholding Kunstforum, Klagenfurt
Bauholding Art Competition, prizewinner exhibition, Bauholding Kunstforum,
Klagenfurt

2000
Mayreder Collection, Eugen Lendl Gallery, Graz
Gezeichnet (with Michael Kienzer), Galerie Kunsthaus Muerz, Muerzzuschlag

1999
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)

1995
Albert Haueisen Support Prize, Ziegeleimuseum Jockgrim

1994
sterrio, Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz (solo exhibition)
Saar Ferngas Support Prize for Young Art, Museum Palatine Gallery, Kaiserslautern,

1993
Styrian Support Prize for Contemporary Visual Art, Neue Galerie Graz

Works in public collections

Albertina
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

www.petrasterry.net