Tischler-Wood, Alma, artist

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Alma Tischler-Wood is a London-based artist whose art involves painting and performance. Her paintings focus on the presentation of colour and patterns, characterised with a witty irony, suggesting a philosophical world in which materiality and language invoke one another.

After her studies of Fine Art (MA) at the Academy in Munich (1980 –1986), the artist won the prestigious annual award for painting by the Arts Council of Munich. And since settling in London (1988), she has been greatly supported by The Arts Council England, The Goethe Institute and Council Général de l'Oise for projects to travel, work and exhibit in India, Brazil, Chile, France and Switzerland.

She is also the founder member of ‘Foreign Investment’, an international artist collective based and founded in the UK.

Tischler-Wood’s art has been exhibited internationally, her selected solo exhibitions such as: Etre La, Chateau de Sacy, Picardy, France (2015); Madame Lavoisier’s Drawing Room, Bildersaal & Artothek, Munich (2014); Happy Days, Bangkok Art Center (BACC) (live performance with sound) (2012); Lost in Translation, first solo exhibition in Seoul, Doosung, Paper Gallery, Korea (2011); selected group exhibitions like: Collector Club, Oi Art Space, Hong Kong, China (2014); Wild New Territories, Botanical Museum, Dahlem, Berlin also in Botanical Garden (2013); Wild New Territories, Foundling Museum, Brunswick Square, London (2012). 

Alma Tischler-Wood has a Breathe residency at the Chinese Arts Centre in 2007 and was involved in the 'Everything Must Go' exhibition in 2011 as part of Foreign Investment. 



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