Veronika Dirnhofer

1967 * in Horn (Lower Austria), grew up in Vorarlberg

1987 - 1992 studies at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna,
since 1994 teaching at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
( Department of abstract painting and department of graphics and printmaking techniques)
1996 Study visit school of visual arts, New York
2002 Visiting professor at the Art University Linz
2002 Cultural Promotion Prize of the Province of Vorarlberg
2004 Recognition Award of the Province of Lower Austria
2006 Artist in Residence, Art Institute of Chicago
2011 - 2015 Member of the Board of the Association of Women Artists of Austria
2016 - 2017 Head of the Department of Graphic Arts and Printmaking Techniques at the Academy of Fine Arts
from winter semester 2017 Head of the Department of Drawing at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

Veronika Dirnhofer is engaged in painting, drawing and ceramics. She is interested in political and social conditions. The connection of social action and artistic action are central to your work.

We inhabit the skin

2023, ceramic fired, 30 x 24 x 8 cm

Critical zones 1-3

2023, mixed media on paper, each 240 x 135 cm

Window of vulneribility

2023, ceramic fired, 30 x 24 x 8 cm


2022 connected, House 2226, Lustenau ( Solo)
The body must be heard, Gallery 3 Klagenfurt (Solo)
Formazwei, Velden with Alfredo Barsuglia and Raphaela Riepl
2021 forma ( with Alfredo Barsuglia) , flat 1Vienna
Touch Nature, Austrian Cultural Forum Rome
2019 I care for you, Künstlerhaus Bregenz ( solo)
Touch wood, MMKK, Klagenfurt ( group exhibition)
Gallery 3,Velden
2018 Hi, Gordon! Group exhibition Vienna
Gallery 3, Klagenfurt ( Solo)
Gallery Cattani, Bolzano ( solo)
DAS JUBJUB - Gallery 5020 Salzburg ( group exhibition)
a wild ride to paradise , Flux 23 with Margot Pilz
2017 will you grant me grace? Jesuitenfoyer, Vienna ( Solo)
Gallery 422// Andesser, Maderthaner, Stangl & Dirnhofer
Herstories 2, - Collection Depot Gallery Hollenstein, Lustenau
2016 "The art of the woman", VBKÖ
Herstories 2, Künstlerhaus Vienna( Ranftlzimmer)
2015 Landscape, Gallery 3, Klagenfurt
Ripped eye,Transmanieristic reactions ( xhibit, Vienna _group exhibition).
The art of the woman, VBKÖ
2014 "Maybe it's like this, maybe it's completely different", gallery art-house, Dornbirn ( solo)
A dinner party, VBKÖ, Vienna
2013 "drawing", gallery Drees, Hanover
"take place", VBKÖ, Vienna
2012 "The wild room", Kunstraum Lower Austria
2011 "In the garden", Nordico Linz
Gallery 3, Klagenfurt
2010 "Mother " Joaneum, Graz- group exhibition
2009 "Sivrettatelier" Palais Lichtenstein, Feldkirch- group exhibition
"Destination Chicago", IG Bildende Kunst Vienna- group exhibition
"Bequests" Women's Museum Hittisau
"Veronika Dirnhofer | Christian Eisenberger" Gallery Gölles, Fürstenfeld