Image: Géza Perneczky, Reflex, 1974

RESUME /
PATRICK URWYLER

Art Historian
Contact
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PERSONAL DATA /
OVERVIEW

NAME:
Patrick Urwyler
DATE OF BIRTH:
23.09.1981
NATIONALITY
Swiss
LIVES & WORKS
Budapest
PHONE:
+36 30 179 56 50
EMAIL:
patrickurwyler@gmail.com
LANGUAGES
German
English
French

EDUCATION /
SCHOOLARSHIPS

2012 – 2013
UNIVERSITY OF BERNE, SWITZERLAND
Master of Arts in Art History, Curatorial Studies & Museology
(Prof. Dr. Peter Schneemann)
2005 – 2006
HUMBOLDT UNIVERSITY BERLIN & FU BERLIN, GERMANY
Art History Studies
(Prof. Dr. Horst Bredekamp)
2005
STUDIENSTIFTUNG DES DEUTSCHEN VOLKES
Alumni
2005
HERTIE FOUNDATION
Alumni

COMPETENCES /
EXPERIENCES

EXHIBITIONS
Research, conception, fundraising, organisition & realization, documentation
ARTIST MANAGEMENT
Planning, catalog and text productions, contracts, sales, documentation, research
ARTWORK HANDLING
Consignments, inventory management, reproduction, logistics
PRESS / PUBLIC RELATIONS
Press releases and dossiers, press images, print and online advertisments
ART FAIR
Applications, planning, logistics, installation, communication, sales
ARCHIVE / INVENTORY
Artwork inventory, database management and maintainance, MuseumPlus, EasyDB
WEBSITES
Design and development, maintainance, SEO, social media, analytics

TECHNICAL SKILLS /
GRAPHIC DESIGN

GRAPHIC DESIGN
Photoshop CC
InDesign CC
Illustrator CC
WEBSITES & APPS
Design
Developpment
Maintenance
Google Apps
MICROSOFT OFFICE
Word
Excel
Power Point
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Mac OS
Windows
iOS
Android

WORK /
REFERENCES

2018 –
INDEPENDENT ART HISTORIAN, CURATOR
Studio Manager of the Hungarian artist Géza Perneczky
Géza Perneczky (*1936) is a protagonist of the Hungarian Neo-Avangarde. His oeuvre is part of collections such as MoMA NY, Centre Pompidou and the MET NY. Patrick Urwyler manages the artists oeuvre and (pre) estate, inclding building inventory, coordinating of international research, catalogs, sales and exhibitions.
2013 – 2018
CHIMERA-PROJECT GALLERY, BUDAPEST
Director of a full-profit program gallery in Budapest.
The gallery operated on an international level and was dedicated to a professional, thematic exhibition program. The program with its represented artists reflected the roots of Hungarian neo-avantgarde and included recent conceptually grounded artistic practices from Hungary and Central Eastern Europe.
2008 – 2010
Institute of Art History, Berne
Assistant, responsible for the university image database
2008 – 2009
Departement of Culture, Berne
Researcher, building and managing the Berne‘s online
public art database
2007 – 2008
Trafó Gallery, Budapest
Assistent of curator Nikolett Erőss (non-profit institution)
2007 – 2008
VIDEO GALLERY, BUDAPEST
Assistent of director Eike Berg (full-profit intitution)
LINKS
GÉZA PERNECZKY

MILESTONES /
PROJECT SELECTION

UMENIE Slovak Conceptual Art

Slovak Conceptual Art

The exhibition U M E N I E at Chimera-Project presented three of the most important artistic positions of the Slovak conceptual art Stano Filko, Július Koller and Jana Želibská (2017).

Exhibition
Cultural Exchange
2017
Intermarium

Intermarium

Chimera-Project was the host of the traveling exhibition Intermarium among others in collaboration with Futura Prague and curated by Łukasz Białkowski, Piotr Sikora

TRAVELING Exhibition
INTERNATIONAL (EU)
2016
Lucie Fontaine, Off Biennale Budapest

Lucie Fontaine / Off Biennale BP

In collaboration with Lucie Fontaine and it's employees Chimera-Project hosted the project BL(UH)B(E)L on the occasion of the first OFF Biennale in Budapest.

Exhibition
BIennale
2015
Chimera Art Award

Chimera Art Award

Art Award for international emerging artists with a residency & solo exhibition in Budapest, selected by an international jury.
(Photo: Winner 2014 - Tsuyoshi Anzai)

Art Award
EVENT organization
2014 – 2016