Ernst Koslitsch Artist Munchies Art Club Member
Who is Ernst Koslitsch : A 40-year-old former cook who has been making sculptures, photography, objects since 2003. He started to paint and draw around 2017. His naive paintings opens up his own universe, a place where all the magic happens.
Where did he learn about the arts? He started with photography college and then moved on to the University of applied arts and at the Academy of fine arts.
He graduated 2010
Based in: Vienna, Austria
Where can you see Ernst: on the munchiesart.club platform and on his website Koslitsch.com
What you should Know: Ernst Koslitsch was once a chef cook in leading hotels and restaurants around the world.
Prices: Prices range from €350 to over €2000, depending on size and material used.
Fun Fact: He needs a daily a dose of science fiction, usually its star trek.
On going: "We have to move the island" ongoing exhibition at the Gallery Raum mit Licht, in Vienna. Due to the circumstances and things being as they are, the exhibition has been postponed indefinitely. Images of the exhibition can be seen on on the munchiesart.club platform and on his website Koslitsch.com.
Ernst Koslitsch worked in the restaurant business before he understood that he was an artist. During 2003 he attended a photography workshop called FotoK. After that he met fellow artist Nina Dick, also a student of the arts who suggested that he apply at the University of applied arts, which he did and he was accepted. He started his studies at the photography department under the professor Gabriele Rothemann.
After his son was born he discovered sculpturing and Object art and additionally began to study at the Academy of fine arts in Vienna. There he studied under Monica Bonvincini in the performative arts department
He completed his studies in 2011. Soon after he opened with his wife and best friend Daniel Kunzelmann the coffeeshop in Vienna called the 12 Munchies. It was a social experiment, a new kind of business in vienna that lasted 8 years.
Now the Cafe is his Studio and also the munchies art club office.
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Affen, Kunstverein Kaeshmesh, Vienna, 2019; Flying things and other objects, Artwalk, Vienna, 2019; Lets get serious (Jetzt wird es ERNST), Galerie Marenzzi (SOLO), Leibnitz, 2014; under construction, Galery Raum mit Licht, Vienna, 2009; Notopia, Neue Galerie Graz im Kunsthaus Graz ( Solo), Graz, 2000; Milk drop corronet, Camera Austria im Kunsthaus Graz zum Steirischer Herbst, Graz, 2010; How to construct a universe that doesn´t fall apart two minutes later, Atelierrundgang, Wien, 2017; Pla(t)tform 07 , Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winthertur, 2007; Tag und Nachtbilder ( Einblicke in die Sammlung, MdM Rupertinum (Museum der Moderne), Salzburg, 2012; photo_Graz a selection , Photon Gallery Ljubljana, Slovenia,2007
- Fotografie an der Angewandten, Klasse Rothemann Fotohof
- a piece of water, Katalog (Texte von Anna Stuhlpfarrer, G. Rothemann u. a.)
- Auf der Schwelle Projekte der Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, 2011, Beatrix Sunkovsky (Hg.)
- Notopia, Herausgeber, neue Galerie, Graz (Texte von Günther Holler Schuster und Boris Manner)
- Camera Austria Nr. 105, Camera Austria
Ernst KoslitschThe Dude. March 6, 2020I asked Ernst a couple of questions and this is what he told me: When and how did you realize that you are an artist? always - yesterday Who are your favorite artists? other than me? Boomer Which is your favorite piece and why? It will come tomorrow Where do you create? I moved around a lot but in the past years I could not find the space I truly liked going to. Now I love working in the space where I used to have a cafe, its...