Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information:

Email: studio@helmut-ditsch.com
Website: www.helmut-ditsch.com

Biography:

1962 Born in in Buenos Aires, Argentina
1983 Starts workingas a freelance artist in Buenos Aires
1984 Works abroad in USA
1988 Moves to Vienna (his paternal grandparents are Austrian)
1988–93 Studies painting at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (graduates)
1989 Studies abroad in Israel
1993 Moves to Lower Austria
1995 Studies abroad in Argentina
1996 Studies abroad on the Sinai Peninsula
1999 Completes work on the painting Mountain Range (59 in. x 469 in.) on which he has worked for 2 years
2000 Sets up his studio in Ireland where he has been living in Ireland ever since
2006 Presentation of the book ›The Triumph of Nature‹ as part of a solo exhibition
at the Feria International del Libro show in Argentina.
2008 Founding of the HELMUT DITSCH ARTFACTORY for art, music, fashion
and design. First conceptual designs for the Le Mans race car HD1.
2009 Presentation of the book ›The Triumph of Painting‹ at the Abu Dhabi
International Book Fair.

Solo Exhibitions:

1983 Municipalidad de San Martín, Buenos Aires
1983 Centro Cultural Teatro San Martín, Buenos Aires
1983 Maria Calas Art Gallery, Miami
1990 Hill Gallery, London
1991 Leleco Art Gallery, London
1993 Galerie Rutzmoser, Munich
1994 Galerie Gut Gasteil, Prigglitz, Austria
1995 Hipp-Halle, Gmunden, Austria
1997 Bau Holding Kunstforum, Klagenfurt, Austria (Catalogue)
2000 Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires (Catalogue)
2000 Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago de Chile (Catalogue)
2002 Meister / Werke im Belvedere (4), Österreichische
2002 Galerie Belvedere, Vienna (Brochure)
2002 Maman Fine Art, Buenos Aires
2003 Kunsthalle Krems, Austria (Catalogue)
2003 Galerie Suppan Contemporary, Vienna (Catalogue)
2006 ‘The triumph of nature’ at the Casa Ditsch, Lesachtal, Austria

Group Exhibitions:

1990 Meisterschule Brauer im Oberen Belvedere, Wien (Catalogue)
1991 Die Kunst, Messepalast Vienna (Brochure)
1991 Städtische Galerie, Wiener Neustadt, Austria
1994 Realismus heute, Stadtmuseum Erlangen, Germany (Catalogue)
1994 Kick off, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (Catalogue)
1998 Über die Berge, Shedhalle, Sankt Pölten, Austria
1999 10. Faistauer-Preis 1999, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, Austria (Catalogue)
2000 Malerei: Österreichische KünstlerInnen heute, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna (Catalogue)
2001 Festészet nevében, Szépmüvészeti Múzeum, Budapest
2001 I Bienal Internacional de Arte de Buenos Aires, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Córdoba, Argentina (Catalogue)
2002 Mo(u)numental, Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum, Innsbruck, Austria (Catalogue)
2004 ‘Phänomen Landschaft’, Niederösterreichisches Landesmuseum, St. Pölten
Messner Mountain Museum, Sulden, Italy
Strabag Artlounge, Vienna
2006 Feria Internacional del Libro, Buenos Aires
2008 Exposición Internacional 2008 ‘Agua y Desarrollo Sostenible’
‘El Mundo del Hielo’, Zaragoza