Andro Wekua was born in 1977 in Georgia, and he studied visual arts there and in Basel, Switzerland.

Recent solo museum exhibitions took place in venues including Kunsthalle Zürich; Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow; Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany; Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy; Wiels, Brussels; Neue Kunst Halle, St. Gallen, Switzerland; Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland; Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Camden Art Centre, London; De Hallen Haarlem, Netherlands; Le Magasin, Grenoble, France; and the Benaki Museum, Athens.

He has participated in various group shows including ILLUMInations at the 54th Venice Biennale (2011); Contemplating the Void at the Guggenheim Museum in New York (2010); 10,000 Lives, 8th Gwangju Biennale, South Korea (2010); Life on Mars: 55th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; and the 4th Berlin Biennale (2006).


1986–1991 National Art School, Sukhumi
1993–1994 Phil. Institute ‘Gogebaschwili’, Tiblisi
1995–1999 Visual Art School, Basel


2011 - Nominated for Preis der Nationalgalerie für junge Kunst, Berlin
2006 - Manor Kunstpreis, Zurich
2005 - Kiefer Hablitzel Preis, Zurich
2004 - Atelierstipendium der Stadt Zürich, Zurich
2003 - Bundesstipendium für Freie Kunst, Zurich
2002~03 - Atelierstipendium Binz 39, Zurich


Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY / Astrup Fearnley Museum for Modern Art, Oslo / Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris / Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh / Deste Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens / Hammer Musuem, Los Angeles / Initial Access Frank Cohen Collection, Wolverhampton / Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf / Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich / Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam / Museum of Modern Art, New York / Rubell Family Collection, Miami / Sammlung Goetz, Munich / San Francisco Museum of Modern Art / Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York / Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

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