Monika Steiner

Born 1972, Bern, Switzerland

She resides in San Francisco, California, and Bern, Switzerland

EDUCATION

2005 Bachelor, Fine Art, Magna Cum Laude, Major Painting, Sonoma State University, CA, USA

2000 Goldsmith, Interlaken, Switzerland

1994 Bachelor, Art, Teaching Credential, University of Bern, Switzerland

 

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions

(selected)

2012

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, The Fifth Dimension, San Luis Obispo, CA

2011 Janine Bean Gallery, Two Person Exhibit, Berlin, Germany

Tercera Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

Museum Park, Public exhibition, San Francisco, CA

Muse Gallery, Correlations, Columbus, OH

2010 SAM, Seattle Art Museum Taste Rest. / SAM Gallery, Seattle, WA

Micaela Gallery, B. Feldman, M. Steiner, N. Otto, San Francisco, CA

SOMA Grand, ENZO, San Francisco, CA

Apothiki Gallery, Intangible Reflections, Paros, Greece

2009 Maturango Museum, EQUINOX, Ridgecrest, CA

Consulate General of Switzerland, LUCID, San Francisco, CA

Geras-Tousignant Gallery, Off the wall, San Francisco, CA

Merced Multicultural Arts Center, The Space between Thoughts, CA

2008 Museum of Boenigen, RETURN, Switzerland

City Hall, NOW, Santa Rosa, CA

Marji Gallery, Sculptures, Santa Fe, NM

425 Market, Meditacion, Curator Jan Casey, San Francisco, CA

2007 Geras- Tousignant Gallery, LINES & FORMS, San Francisco, CA

The Wine Emporium, UNFOLDING, Sebastopol, CA

Trium Group, Curator Jan Casey, San Francisco, CA

2006 Bank of America Building, Plaza Gallery, CONFLUENCE, Curator Jan Casey, San Francisco, CA

Geras-Tousignant Galler, PHOTOGRAPHY & SCULPTURE, San Francisco, CA

50 California, FUSION, San Francisco, CA

Convention Plaza, Curator Jan Casey, San Francisco, CA

2005 Geras-Tousignant Gallery, SYMBIOSIS, San Francisco, CA

2004 Swissnex, Swiss Consulate, TRANSFORMATION, San Francisco, CA

 

Group Exhibitions

(selected)

2012 Triton Museum, Statewide Painting Competition & Exhibition, Santa Clara, CA

SAM, Seattle Art Museum gallery, Journeys, Seattle, WA

Graton Gallery, 6th Annual Invitational Show, Graton CA

2011 San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, “California Sculpture SLAMt, CA

Turtle Bay Museum, West Coast Biennial, Redding, CA

Sylvia White Gallery, Annual Juried Show, Ventura, CA

SB Fine Art, Group Show, Mill Valley, CA

Lark Gallery, Artistic Voyage, Yorba Linda, CA

Heroes & Hearts, SFGH Foundation, San Francisco, CA

Assi Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010 SAM, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Summer Introductions, Seattle, WA

Lark Gallery, Reaching Inside, Honorable Mention, Long Beach, CA

ARC Gallery, Four Squared, San Francisco, CA

A Muse Gallery, No Boundaries, intl. Art Exhibit, Columbus, OH

Marji Gallery, Spring Show, Santa Fe, NM

Lark Gallery, Artistic Voyage, Yerba Linda, CA

Geras-Tousignant Gallery, Art Walk 2010, San Francisco, CA

2009 Triton Museum, Indoor sculpture exhibition, Santa Clara, CA

ASTO Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Micaela Gallery, Winter Salon, San Francisco, CA

Phantom Gallery, Hidden Treasures, Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA

Erickson Fine Art, 12 Year Anniversary, Healdsburg, CA

Geras- Tousignant Gallery, The Grid, San Francisco, CA

Millennium Tower Icons of Design, Curator Deborah Allyce-Miller, San Francisco, CA

20th Anniversary Gala, Alliance Francaise Gallery, Boston, MA

MCBG Sculpture Gallery, Juried Show, Mendocino, CA

Gallery Route One, Juried Show, PT Reyes, CA

Bay Area Council Exhibition, Westin St. Francis, San Francisco, CA

2008 A Muse Gallery, 10 Year Anniversary, Columbus, OH

Geras-Tousignant Gallery, Group Show, San Francisco, CA

Gallery Route One, Juried Show, PT Reyes, CA

2007 Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, TRACES, Marin, CA

Art Works Downtown, Sculpture, The Third Dimension, Juried Exhibition, San Rafael, CA

Falkirk Bay Area, Juried Exhibition, San Rafael, CA

Geras-Tousignant Gallery, Group Show, San Francisco, CA

Geras-Tousignant Gallery, Oceana, San Francisco, CA

2006 Geras-Tousignant Gallery, Group Show, San Francisco, CA

2005 Sonoma State University, Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, CA

Geras-Tousignant Gallery, Sky, San Francisco, CA

In the Abstract, All-Media Juried Exhibit, Sebastopol, CA

North bay Artworks, Fall Showcase, Novato, CA

2004

Sonoma State University, Visualizing Democracy, Juried Show, CA

Geras-Tousignant Gallery, Miniature, San Francisco, CA

Sonoma State University, Juried Student Exhibition, CA

 

AWARDS & SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS

2012 Triton Museum, Honorable Mention, Statewide Painting Competition & Exhibition, Santa Clara, CA

Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monika_Steiner

2011 Heroes & Hearts, selected for large public sculpture commission, SF General,

Hospital Foundation, CA

2012 Berlin Film Festival, paintings selected for the Movie “Five ways to kill a man”

2010 Artist in Residence, Apothiki Gallery, Paros, Greece

Honorable Mention, „Reaching Inside“ Long Beach Galleries, CA

2009 First Place, Lark Gallery, online competition, LA

2004 Swiss Talents, Swissnex, San Francisco, CA

 

MAJOR COLLECTIONS

Trump Hotel, Panama City, Panama

JW Marriott Hotel Ankara, in Ankara, Turkey

The Ashlyn Deyer Foundation

Maturango Museum, Permanent Collection, Ridgecrest, CA

Susan Landauer, Chief Curator of San Jose Museum of Art, CA

The Deputy Consul General of Switzerland Mr. Francesco Ottolini

Ron Gutman, Founder / CEO of HealthTap, TEDx SiliconValley, Palo Alto, CA

H. Buchs, Curator of Museum of Boenigen, Switzerland

Keller & Heckman LLP, San Francisco, CA

Pascal Mamin, Director of RUAG, Switzerland

Gina Locurio, executive producer, Umlaut Films, San Francisco, CA

John Jaber, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley, San Francisco, CA

John and Erin Lowenberg, San Francisco, CA

Robert and Karie Williams, Novato, CA

Stefan Schneeberger, CEO, PWS, Switzerland

Annemarie Buchs, Boenigen, Switzerland

Ursula & Stefan Schneeberger, CEO, HCT Shaping Systems, Switzerland

Christine and Paul Tantsis, Australia

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

2011 Stanford University, TEDx Conference, Silicon Valley, CA

Lecture, Sonoma State University, CA

2010 Apothiki Gallery, Artist Residency, Paros, Greece

2009 Maturango Museum, Ridgecrest, CA

2004 Swissnex, Swiss Consulate, San Francisco, CA