ISA STEIN studied architecture and art in Graz, Paris and New York. She has exhibited nationally and internationally and is represented in renowned collections.
Her studio was awarded the State Prize for Design. She has received further recognition through national and international awards. She works in Vienna and at Traunsee.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2021: “From Inside to Outside”, with Laura Eckert, Galerie Schloss Parz, Grieskirchen, Austria
2019 Some Threads and Traces, 13 Austrian Women (Video) Artists, PHOTON Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia and Vienna.
2016/2017/2018 Work on live performances “Messaging Art Performances” in Vienna and Linz.
2016 interdisciplinary project INNER DRESS, Palazzo Mora, 15th Venice Architecture Biennale.
2016 LTR-RTL group exhibition, artmark Gallery Vienna, Lajvardi Art Center Isfahan and Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Iran.

 

EDUCATION

Pratt Institute New York (USA), Columbia University New York (USA), Art Students League New York (USA), L’architecture de Paris Tolbiac (France), Beaux Arts (Paris, France), Graz University of Technology (Austria)

Since 2016
member of the Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria

1995-2010
PhD studies at University of Technology, Graz, Austria

2010-2013
member of the board of competition in Upper Austria, Austria

2010_2013
member of the City Linz Cultural advisory board, Linz, Austria

2006-2013
member of the Upper Austrian Cultural advisory board, Austria

2003
Founding ISA STEIN, Studio for art and architecture, Linz, Austria

2002
licensed architect

2001
Adjunct Professor at William Paterson (3-D design), NJ, USA

2001
architectural design work for Vito Acconci, NY, USA

1999-2001
MFA program Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, USA
MFA in painting (05/2001 with distinction)

1992-1999
University of Technology, Graz,Austria
MA of architecture (06/1999 with distinction)
BA of architecture (1995)

1998
Visiting scholar at Columbia University, NY, USA

1998
class for nude drawing at The Art Students League, NY, USA

1995-1996
l´Ecoled´Architecture de Paris – Tolbiac, Paris, France

1995- 1996
nude drawing at l´ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, Frankreich

 

AUSZEICHNUNGEN

2016:
INNER DRESS, Teilnahme 15. Architekturbiennale Venedig, Italien

2013
Atelieraufenthalt Museo Vincenzo Vela, Schweiz

2013
Sammlung Museo Vincenzo Vela, Schweiz

2013
Ankauf Sammlung Museum Angerlehner, Austria

2012
Atelieraufenthalt Museo Vincenzo Vela, Schweiz

2012
Nominierung „German Design Award“, Deutschland

2011
Staatspreis Design Kategorie „räumliche Gestaltung“, Austria

2011
Land OÖ Atelierstipendium für Malo, Nähe Vicenza, Italien

2009
Ankauf Land Oberösterreich, Austria

2007
Ankauf Stadt Linz, Austria

2006
Ankauf Strabag Kunstforum, Austria

2005
Ankauf Stadt Linz, Austria

2003
Ankauf OÖ Versicherung, Austria

2001
Ankauf Stadt Linz, Austria

2001
Certificate in Excellence Award for Outstanding Merit in Graduate Fine Arts, NY, USA

2001
Pratt Circle Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, NY, USA

2000
Delacroix Award, NY, USA

2000
Fohnstipendium, Fohnstiftung, Austria
Projektstipendium Land Oberösterreich, Austria

1999
Ankauf Sammlung Angerlehner, Austria

1999
KIP, Oberösterreich, Austria

1999
1. Preis Diplomarbeit „Zeitgeist“, Austria

1998
Stipendium für kurzfristige wissenschaftliche Arbeiten im Ausland, TU-Graz, Austria

1996
Erasmus-Paris, TU-Graz, Austria