Yves Scherer

born 1987 in Switzerland
lives and works in New York

2012 – 2014               MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art London
2007 – 2011               BA Sciences of Culture, Lucerne, Basel and Berlin
Stipends and Awards

2015                           IAAB Travel Grant Beijing
2015                           Swiss Art Awards
2012                           Förderpreis Bildende Kunst des Kantonalen Kuratoriums für Kultur
Solo Exhibitions

Golsa, Oslo (upcoming)
The Last of The English Roses, Galleria Più, Bologna, Italia
Primal, Cassina Projects, Chelsea New York
Primal, New Release Gallery, Chinatown New York
Primal, 1950 Alberto Aquilino Gallery, Upper East Side New York

Cupid & Psyche, with Markus Selg, SVIT, Prague
A Thousand Years, Towards, Toronto, Canada

Single, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
Our Life, Rod Bianco, Oslo
Snow White and the Huntsman (presented by joségarcía, mx in collaboration with Attilia Fattori Franchini) Casa Pedregal, Mexico City

Couples, Studiolo, Milan, Italy
Lovebirds, mvprojekte, Cologne, Germany
Honey Moon, Swiss Institute, New York
Where Is the Love, ExoExo, Paris
Vanity Fair, with Florian Auer, Salon Kennedy, Frankfurt, Germany
Days at Sea, Carl Kostyal, London

Closer, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
Coney Island, SALTS, Basel, Switzerland

SKYLINE, SSZ-Sued, Cologne, Germany
Evolution & Comfort, Almanac Projects, London
Selected Group Exhibitions

Artspace, The Public Body .03, Sidney  
20 Jahre Kunst Raum Riehen – Die Jubiläumsausstellung, Kunstraum Riehen, Switzerland
Performance Process, New Swiss Performance Now, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Jean-Marie Appriou, Martha Atienza, Dora Budor, Shara Hughes, Iman Issa, Justin Matherly, Tobias Pils, Magali Reus, Yves Scherer, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
BIKINI, Jugend ist Trunkenheit ohne Wein, Basel, Switzerland


Winter in America II, Mom’s Favourite,Los Angeles
Crib II, Galerie 95, Biel, Switzerland
The Brightest Witch Of Her Age, Go with the Flø 2017, Studio Hugo Hopdal, Ulsteinvik, Norway
Hell Is Other People, 100 Chambers St, 5th Floor, New York
A Highly Dazed World, Daily Lazy Projects, Athens
Swiss Art Awards, Basel, Switzerland
Look, all this is fraud, Milieu, Bern, Switzerland
A Bigger Splash, Lyles & King, New York

Whistles of Surfaces, digital curatorial project by Lito Kattou, Eftychios Savvidis and Charalampos Ioannou, whistlesofsurfaces.com
A STAY IN THE PAPHOS LOOP, Offspace.xyz, New York
When Forms Become Attitude, Kunst Raum Riehen, Riehen, Switzerland
Human Condition, John Wolf, Los Angeles, USA
True Love Over Physics, Coma Gallery, Sidney
Happy Like Yesterday, Nest, Den Haag, Netherlands     
Silleteros, Kinman Gallery, London          
For Pete’s Sake, Carl Kostyál, Stockholm
Crib, Hono-lulu, Zurich, Switzerland
Adult Swim, Shin Gallery, New York
MORE THAN LOVERS, MORE THAN FRIENDS, Center For Contemporary Art Futura, Prague
Exhale, André Viana, New York
War Games, Moran Bondaroff, Detroit, USA
Going Places - Where's the Beef?, Salon Mondial, Basel
Three Weeks > Six Videos > Two Rooms, Ellis King, Dublin
 emma (swing), 39 great jones, New York
Scout, Triumph & Disaster, Alabama, Germany
Das Tal der Krisen Teil 2, Belle Air, Essen, Germany
6 Videos by 6 Artists, Video Room, Kunsthalle Freiburg, Germany
Grey, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy

copy g_ods, DREI, Cologne, Germany
Far Beyond, Villa Schöningen, Potsdam, Germany
Cookie Gate, Ellis King, Dublin
Art Basel Parcours, Basel, Switzerland (cat.)
Swiss Art Awards, Basel, Switzerland
Windowlicker, Center, Berlin
Balconia, Swimmingpool Projects, Sofia, Bulgaria
Do I want an Old-fashioned?, Boetzelaer/Nispen, Amsterdam
Last Night, Parallel Oaxaca, Mexico City
Under a thawing lake, Dark Arts Internations, Mexico City
Nimm's mal Easy, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, Switzerland

Cold Sweat, Bill Brady Gallery, Miami
National Gallery, Grand Century, New York
Cucumber Bones, Toves, Copenhagen
Union, Union Pacific, London
Degree Show, Royal College of Art London, London
Dear K., Contribution to Emanuel Röhss@ Project Native Informant, London
Aftercare, Center, Berlin
Objects and Environment, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
Meditating Landscape, curated by Flip Project Space, Bari, Italy
Welcome to the Show, pt.2, Triple O.G., Nottingham, England
Stewarts Law RCA Secret, Dyson Gallery, London

Regionale 14, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz, Switzerland
Press Days, Gillmeier Rech, Berlin
SUNSET (with Max Ruf & Jan Kiefer), The Sunday Painter, London
New Contemporaries, Spike Island, Bristol, England
Hardware Softcore, Team Titanic, Berlin
Summershow, Royal College of Art, London
L'Echappée Belle, Kilometre, Grand Palais, Paris
AUTO COUTURE, Automotive Couture Clapton, London
WIP Show, Royal College of Art London, London

Wanted, Projectspace Royal College of Art, London
Förderpreisträger zu Gast im Künstlerhaus, Künstlerhaus S11, Solothurn, Switzerland
Nail Care, Times Bar, Berlin
Empty Space, HBC, Berlin
Unlimited GTI, online project during Art Basel, www.unlimitedgti.com
Weekend at Cleo´s, Greenpoint Cleopatra´s Berlin, Berlin
Sleeping Upright, One Thoresby Street, Nottingham, England

All you need is love, Skalitzer 140 Temporary, Berlin
Seven Sided Cube, Cube 54, Berlin

Diva II, Atelier Überall, Berlin
Autokino, The Void, Berlin

Selected Projects

Crib 2, Galerie 95, presented by Yves Scherer, Biel, Switzerland
Dawning, Capitán Gallo, presented by Attilia Fatorri Franchini and Yves Scherer, Mexico

East of Eden, with Grear Patterson, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
East of Eden, with Grear Patterson, Jeanroch Dard, Brussels
East of Eden, with Grear Patterson, Boetzelaer I Nispen, Amsterdam