Peter Maurer

born 1963 in Weisslingen/Zurich, Switzerland
lives and works in Weisslingen/Zurich, Switzerland


1995 Swiss Grant for Arts
1993 Reuters Alp action Media award
1992 Swiss Grant for Arts
1990 European Kodak Award (Switzerland)
1989 UBS Grand Prix Switzerland (award of requirement)
1986 Photoforum PasquArt award, Biel, Switzerland
1984 Grand Prix Switzerland (award of acknowledgment)


Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Swiss foundation for photography, Winterthur, Switzerland
Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
City of Biel, Switzerland
Museum Appenzell, Switzerland
Raiffeisenbank Appenzell, Switzerland
The collection of Gotthard Bank, Lugano, Switzerland
H. Gernsheim Collection
Various galleries and private collectors

solo exhibitions

2009 Kammgarn, Schaffhausen, Switzerland
2008 Biennale of photography, Liège, Belgium
2007 Photoforum PasquArt, Biel, Switzerland
2001 Installation «Chräg», Urnäsch, Switzerland
1998 Museum Appenzell, Switzerland
1994 Gallery Périscope, Liège, Belgium
1993 Cultural center Hasselt, Belgium
1993 Gallery Sephia, Brussels, Belgium
1991 Gallery Bild, Baden, Switzerland
1990 Zur Stockeregg, Zurich, Switzerland
1990 Gallery Suzel Berna, Antibes, France

group shows (selection)

2018 IG Halle Rapperswil, Switzerland
2012 The Swiss Foundation for Photography, Winterthur, Switzerland
2012 IG Halle Rapperswil, Switzerland
2010 Kulturzentrum Kammgarn, Schaffhausen, Switzerland
2009 Amarillo Art Gallery, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2003 Gallery Périscope, Liège, Belgium
1996 Museum Ariana, Geneva, Switzerland
1995 Culture exchange Switzerland-China: Exhibition in Beijing
1993 Villa Ciani, Lugano, Switzerland
1991 CH 700 Fribourg, Switzerland
1991 Gallery Suzel Berna, Paris, France
1991 Fondation National, Lyon, France
1990 Gallery il Diaframma, Milano, Italy
1990 International art fair Houston, USA
1990 Nikon gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
1989 Gallery Zur Stockeregg, Zürich, Switzerland
1989 Photoforum PasquArt, Biel, Switzerland
1989 Palais de Tokio, Paris, France
1988 International triennale of photography in Fribourg, Switzerland