Barbara Piatti – Biography

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1964 Born in Laufen, Switzerland .
1986 Attended Department of History of Art and Painting at Zürich University, Switzerland.
1988 Settled in Paris .Studied there with the Irish painter Reginald Gray during two years.
Become member of Visarte, society of Swiss visual artists in Paris.
1997 Moved on to Berlin for two years. Created oil paintings on canvases and papers on the
revitalization and rebuilding of the new city, Potsdamer Platz, focusing on industrial landscapes.
Print of the catalogue” Berlin- Paris”.
1999 Moved back to France. Settled near Orléans at the river Loire, les Grands Malacots,
exploring industrials places, human lives and the grandeur of the river Loire.
Print of the catalogue “Au bord de la Loire”.
2003 She got the French nationality too.
2004 Travel to Venise
2005 Moved to New York, Chelsea, April-June through. Created oil paintings on
canvases and papers of New York City life. In July went back to France, Malacots.
2006 Travel to the Philippines, on Camiguin Island, where her brother, Gabriel, sculptor, with his family lives.
2008 Artist in Residence at Imagine Gallery, Beijing, China
2009 Artist in Residence at Imagine Gallery, Beijing, China – Travel to Shanghai
2010 Artist in Residence New York, Manhattan, Chelsea
2012 Artist in Residence at Imagine Gallery, Beijing, China

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1990 Mission Bretonne,Montparnasse Paris
1992 Maison Fanton, Entrep ts du Grand Bercy Paris
1993 Association Vivre à Broca Impressions philippines Paris Hotel Albana, Silvaplana St.Moritz, Switzerland
1994 Association Vivre à Broca“Figures“ Paris
La Maison du Don Paris
1995 CSS Assurance Bilder aus den Philippinen Paris
1996 Bateau Lavoir, Montmartre Un peu de temps Paris
1997 Bank Société Générale Mouvement indien Paris
ABN AMRO Bank Basel, Switzerland
Gallery Innovativa Laufen, Switzerland
1998 INFO Box, Potsdamer Platz Wege der Zukunft Berlin-Mitte
Bateau Lavoir, Montmartre Les chemins du futur Paris
1999 Kulturforum 10 Wege der Zukunft Breitenbach, Switzerland
2000 L’Abbaye Saint Ambroix“Les chemins du futur“ Bourges, France
2001 Nuclear Centre EDF Dampierre, Loiret, F
Gallery Etienne de Causans, rue de Seine Paris
Gallery Moulin de la Tourelle Au bord de la Loire Valangin, Neuchatel, CH
2002 Gallery Treff Au bord de la Loire Berlin-Sch neberg
Henner Schmidt-Rabeler Apartmentgallery Berlin-Charlottenburg
Kulturforum 10 Au bord de la Loire Breitenbach near Basel
2003 Gallery ICI , Adrian Bütschi Basel
2004 Henner Schmidt-Rabeler Apartmentgallery Berlin-Charlottenburg
2005 Gallery Art & Thé Yèvre- le- Chatel, Loiret, F
Kulturforum 10 Malacots-New York via Venice Breitenbach near Basel
2007 Henner Schmidt-Rabeler Apartmentgallery Berlin-Charlottenburg
2008 Beijing Short Cuts Exhibition, Imagine Gallery, Beijing, China
2009 Permanent exhibition, Interoffice, Kunst & Design, Basel, Switzerland
2010 Open Studio, May 28, New York, Chelsea
Shanghai Short Cuts, Imagine Gallery, Beijing, China
Kulturforum 10 “East meets West” Shanghai – New York, Breitenbach by Basel
2011  “Un certain choix” New-York, Shanghai, Berlin, Venise et des iles…, Galerie Belimage, Valangin, NE, Switzerland

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1992 Cultural Centre of Egypt Paris
La Porte Suisse”Five Swiss women” Paris
Cultural Centre of Ireland Paris
1993 La Porte Suisse Prix de la Fédération Paris
6th Biennale Jurassienne of art visual Delémont, CH
1994 Hospital Suisse de Paris Paris
1995 Salon de la Société des artistes indépendants normands Rouen, F
UNESCO Un air venu d’ailleurs Visarte Paris
Gallery +/- Weihnachtsausstellung Basel
1996 7th Grand Marché d’Art Contemporain, place de la Bastille Paris
2002 4th International Art Exhibition, Gallery Dikmayer Berlin-Mitte
3th Salon Départementale d’Art Contemporain au Conseil Général Orléans
Expressions d’Art Giennois Gien, Loiret, F
Museum of Contemporary Art Glarus, CH
2005 Selected in competition of 1er prix de peinture St-Amand Montrond, F
contemporaine, Cité de l’or
2006 Visarte France
Swiss artists living in Paris. Town hall of the 6th arrondissement Paris
Artistes Contemporains 2006, International Art Fair Genève
ExpoLac, Hotel Palace Hilton, 22 to 26th November
2009 Checy Libre Expression, Checy

COLLECTIONS PAINTINGS ACQUIRED BY
Hoffmann-la Roche, AG Art Collection Basel
ABN AMRO Bank Basel
Swiss Hospital in Paris Paris
Town Hall of Sully sur Loire Loiret, France
Town Hall of Laufen Switzerland
Alterszentrum Bodenacker, Breitenbach, Basel