Katharina Rähmi

Zurich Atelier Konradstrasse 28, 8005 Zurich, Switzerland
Dornach Atelier Bannhollenweg 20, 4143 Dornach, Switzerland
Mobile +41 (0)79 223 80 31
E-Mail katharina@raehmi.com
Web www.raehmi.com
Date of birth 19 October 1957
   

Education

 
1976-1980 Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst Basel (Basel Visual Art School), introductory course and specialist classes for textile design
1994-2004 Study of Thangka painting, Andy Weber, England
1994-present Study of Buddhist texts, Lodro Rinpoche, Dagyab Rinpoche, Jhado Rinpoche
2008 T. Yaasel, Penba, Tashi Lhunpo Yaasel Tibetan Painting Centre, India
2003-2015 Ink wash painting, calligraphy, Sanae Sakamoto
   

Solo Exhibitions

 
2014 Casa del Tè, Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland

Functiomed, Zurich, Switzerland
1998 Arbeiten (Works) 1991-1998, Kloster Dornach
1994 36 Metallbilder CU 2 x 8 Sequenzen (36 Metallic Pictures CU 2 x 8 Sequences), Kunstverein Langenhagen, Hanover, Germany
1992 Katharina Rähmi, Galerie Cato Jans, Hamburg, Germany 
   

Group Exhibitions

 
2016 Frauenpower (Girl Power), ART DOCK, Zurich, Switzerland
2015 Ausflug (Excursion), Galerie reinart, Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland
2014 Scala, Basel, Switzerland
2010 Menschenbild (Human Image), Kunsthalle Frauenfeld, Switzerland
2008 Visionäre Künstler für Tibet (Visionary Artists for Tibet), Zurich, Switzerland
2007 Die Fülle der Leere (The Richness of Emptiness), Atelierhof Werenzhain, Germany
2004 Kunsthaus-Oerlikon-Remake, Kunstcamping im Mediencampus, Zurich, Switzerland
2001 Space Time Links Gretel’s File, Baar, Switzerland
2000 Wideopen Gretel’s File, Zurich, Switzerland
2000 Empires without States, Swiss Institute, New York, USA
1996 Hommage an die Malerei (Homage to Painting), Galerie Bild Raum, Zurich, Switzerland
1995 Arena, Mercedeshaus Hamburg, Artists of the Galerie Cato Jans, Germany
1991 In einem Haus unter einem Dach (In a House under One Roof), Galerie Cato Jans, Hamburg, Germany
1990 VI. Biennale der Textilkunst (6th Biennial of Textile Art), Krefeld, Germany; Mulhouse, France; Bern, Switzerland
1989 Mann/Frau (Man/Woman), Depot Toefenbrunnen, Kunsthaus Oerlikon, Zurich, Switzerland
1989 Mann/Frau (Man/Woman), Depot Toefenbrunnen, Kunsthaus Oerlikon, Zurich, Switzerland
1987 Junge Künstler/innen (Young Artists), Muba Basel, Switzerland
1983 Greina Projekt (Greina Project), Galerie Stampa, Basel, Switzerland
   

Residencies

 
2005 Fondazione Sciaredo, artist-in-residence grant, Barbengo, Switzerland
2003 Fondazione Sciaredo, artist-in-residence grant, Barbengo, Switzerland
1994-2004 Residencies in Tibet, China, Japan, India and Nepal
1990 Stiftung Binz 39, artist-in-residence grant, Scuol, Switzerland
  Various private art purchases
   

Publications about my work

Martin Edlin, Ausflug in gemalte Gedankenwelten (Excursion to the Worlds of Painted Thought), Schaffhauser Nachrichten, 
20 October 2015
Mandala der Prajnaparamita (Prajnaparamita Mandala), Illustration, Tibetan Centre Hamburg: Issue 97,2/2011, Tibet und Buddhhismus (Tibet and Buddhism), Page 28
Marika Muster, Pionierin auf dem Gebiet der Thangka-Malerei (Pioneer of Thangka Painting), Tibetan Centre Hamburg: Issue 93,2/2010, Tibet und Buddhhismus (Tibet and Buddhism), Pages 38-40
Martin Kalff, Das Mandala des Medizin Buddha verwirklichen (Making a Medicine Buddha Mandala), Chökor Tibethaus Journal, 
Tibethaus Deutschland e. V., Frankfurt, Germany, Issue 47_06_2009, Pages 58, 59
Nadine Rosnitschek, Der Mandalahof – die Mitte (The Mandalahof – the Middle Way), URSACHE & WIRKUNG (CAUSE & EFFECT), Vienna, Austria, 2008
Sylvia Kolk and Sylvia Wetzel, Weibliche Bilder des Erwachens (Female Images of Awakening), Exhibition accompanying the Women and Buddhism Conference, Stadthalle Köln-Mühlheim, Germany, 2000
Katharina Rähmi, Bambus im Eichenwald (Bamboo in the Oak Forest), Fondazione Sciaredo, Barbengo, Switzerland, 2003
Lodro Tulku Rinpoche, Erklärungen zu den darreichenden Göttinnen (Chö Pai Lhamos) (About the Giving Goddesses (Chö Pai Lhamos)), Inauguration of the Exhibition in Kloster Dornach, Switzerland, 26 September 1998
Annette Schindler, Gewebebilder (Textile Art), Vernissage Speech, 18 June 1994, Museum Chasa Jaura, Valchava, Switzerland
Dr. Johannes Lothar Schröder, Raster und Reflexionen (Screens and Reflections), 4 March 1994, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Hanover, Germany
Dr. Johannes Lothar Schröder, After After Nature, Galerie J. W. Jans, Exhibition Catalogue, Katharina Rähmi, Hamburg, Germany, 1992
Progetto Civitella D’Agliano, Tempi Zeiten Times, Civitella, Italy, 1991
Kunsthaus Örlikon, Schlüsselwerke (Key Works), Shedhalle, Rote Fabrik, Zurich, Switzerland, 1989
Leo Balmer and Katharina Rähmi, Greina Projekt, Teil 1 der Plan, Teil 2 die Durchführung, Teil 3 die Dokumentation 
(Greina Project, Part 1 the Plan, Part 2 the Execution, Part 3 the Documentation), Basel, Switzerland, 1983