Christophe Vorlet

  • Selected Works

    Christophe Vorlet, Green Couple.
    80 x 100 cm

    Christophe Vorlet, Husband and Wife.
    100 x 70 cm.

    Christophe Vorlet, Pregnant with V.
    48 x 36 inches.

    Christophe Vorlet, Pregnant Woman.
    Oil on canvas, 48 x 36 inches.

    Christophe Vorlet, Circle of Friends, 2006.
    Oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches.

    Christophe Vorlet, City 2.
    49 x 38 inches.

    Christophe Vorlet, Sleepless Night.
    100 x100 cm.

    Christophe Vorlet, Thank You 3.
    Drawing, 9 x 12 inches.

  • Past Exhibitions

    Christophe Vorlet
    Works on Paper
    11 March – 10 April 2016

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    Christophe Vorlet | Paintings and Drawings
    2-26 February 2007

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  • Bibliography

    Education

    1979 School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
    1974-77 Apprenticeship as Graphic Designer
    1974-77 Kunstgewerbe Schule Zürich, Switzerland
    1973 Vorkurs Kunsgewerbe Schule Zürich, Switzerland

    Solo Exhibitions

    2007 Les Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville, VA
    2006 Swiss Embassy, Washington, D.C.
    1995 Galerie Commercio, Zürich, Switzerland
    1987 Galerie Commercio, Zürich, Switzerland
    1984 Galerie Commercio, Zürich, Switzerland
    1983 Galerie Transvertas, Zürich, Switzerland
    1980 Galerie Hannibal, Zürich, Switzerland
    1979 Galerie Hannibal, Zurich, Switzerland
    1978 Galerie Tolgge, Zurich, Switzerland

    Group Exhibitions

    2006 Piedmont Virginia Community College, VA
    2006 ‘INX’ Museum of Caricature and Comic Art, Warsaw, Poland
    2005 Les Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville, VA
    2004 ‘INX’ MCS Gallery, Easton, PA
    2004 ‘INX’ The Works Gallery, Edmonton, Canada
    2004 ‘INX’ ‘Fever Lines’, Gallery Nine, The New York Times, NY
    2004 ‘INX’, The Micro Museum, Brooklyn, NY
    2003 ‘INX’ ‘Graphic Social Satire’, Triangle Gallery , Calgary, Canada
    2001 ‘INX’ St.John’s University, New York, NY
    2001 ‘INX Retropective’, Syracuse Universtiy Parsons School of Design, NY
    1996 The Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA
    1992 ‘INX, Firing LInes – Political Illlustration, 1980-1992’,
    National Touring Exhibiton
    1988 Galerie Commericio, Zürich, Switzerland
    1985 Galerie Commercio, Zürich, Switzerland
    1985 Schurterhaus Galerie, Wangen, Switzerland
    1984 Galerie Commercio, Zürich, Switzerland
    1983 Galerie Walcheturm, Zürich, Switzerland
    1982 Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
    1982 Galerie Commercio, Zürich, Switzerland
    1981 Galerie Walcheturm, Zürich, Switzerland
    1981 Galerie Commercio, Zürich, Swtizerland
    1981 Galerie Rote Fabrik,Zürich, Switzerland
    1981 Galerie Casa Nova, Zürich, Switzerland

    Commissions

    2006 ‘Trixie & Wiggi’, Beatrice Ost, Charlottesville, VA
    1999 ‘Zanotta’s Livingroom’, Siliva Zanotta, Zürich, Switzerland
    1990 ‘Magic Garden’, Matsushita Investment and Develpement
    Company by Eric and Deborah Staller in collaboration with
    Paul Degen, Enno Wiersma and Mundy Hepburn, Osaka, Japan
    1986 Mural, Restaurant Bären, Aarau, Switzlerland
    1985 Mural, The London Bar, Zermatt, Switzerland

    Collections

    2006 Beatrice Ost & Ludwig Kuttner, Charlottesville, VA
    1999 Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland,
    Bonn, Germany

  • Biography

    Christophe Vorlet born in Switzerland in 1957, completed a four year graphic designer apprenticeship and graduated from the Kunstgewerbeschule Zürich in 1978. He then enrolled at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and began to work as an artist and freelance illustrator. Since 1989 living in the U.S. he is well known for his ability to illustrate complex topics with strong conceptual ideas within tight deadlines, for which he has received awards from the Society of News Design. His work have been shown in numerous solo gallery shows shows in Switzerland and USA and in group shows all over the world.

    Education

    1979 School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
    1974-77 Apprenticeship as Graphic Designer
    1974-77 Kunstgewerbe Schule Zürich, Switzerland
    1973 Vorkurs Kunsgewerbe Schule Zürich, Switzerland