Paula Troxler

Dozentin Illustration

Paula Troxler

Ausbildung

  • She studied Visual Communication with specialization in Illustration at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences for Art and Design. In 2007, she stayed in Ethiopia for 5 months to work on a book project for Caritas Schweiz. She started working as a freelance illustrator in 2006 based in Zurich, where she works and lives. Since 2015 she has the studio derhund.org together with Kleon Medugorac. A platform in different artistic fields, were visions and experiment take place. Her work consists of doing illustrations for various newspapers and magazines in Switzerland and abroad, as well as poster assignments for theatres and cultural events, identies for festivals, CD covers, book publications, doing murals, collaborations with other graphic studios, advertisements and exhibitions. She is self-publishing her own daily calendar „Every Day a Drawing“ since 2010. 

Awards

  • First prize, Biennale of Theater, Rszow 2007 
  • Special prize, Poster Biennale, Korea 2005 
  • Jagda Excellent Award, International Poster Biennale, Taiwan 2007 
  • Golden Bee Award, Int. Biennale of Graphic Design, Moskow 2010 
  • Certificate of Honour, Lathi Poster Triennale 2014
  • Several selected posters for 100 Best Poster / TDC Tokio and New York / Poster Biennale Mexiko / Poster Triennale Tokio

Exhibitions

  • dns Award 06 Nomination-Exhibithion in Zürich, 2006
  • Bellevue/Panorama of young swiss illustrators in Speyer (D), 2008
  • Bellevue/Panorama of young swiss illustrators, Art Museum Luzern
  • Kunstmai 08 — Young Artist of the region, Stadtmühle Willisau
  • Satelitt exhibition at Fumetto Comic Festival, Lucerne, 2008 / 2011
  • 4 x Troxler, exhibition in Hangzouh, China, 2008
  • Schaufenster für aktuelle Kunst — Sachseln, 2011
  • Jungkunst 11 — Young swiss Art in Winterthur, 2011
  • 40 years SAP, exhibition in Walldorf D, 2012
  • Soirée Graphique, Bern, 2012 
  • Central Vapeur 13 in Strassbourg F, 2013
  • Every Day a Drawing, Corner College Zürich, 2013
  • Jury Exhibition at Golden Bee in Moskau, 2013
  • Be my swimming pool, soloexhibition at R57 in Zurich, 2014
  • Museum of contemporary art, Xian, China, 2015
  • Soloexhibiton, 11th Illustration Triennale in Mikkeli, Finnland, 2017

Lectures

  • Akademie der Künste, ABK-Stuttgart 2008
  • Golden Bee, Poster Biennale Moskau 2012
  • School of visual Art, St.Gallen 2013
  • School of visual Art CIFOM, La-Chaux-de-Fonds 2014
  • Design Summer 5 of hesign International, China 2013 and 2015 
  • Day of Typographie, Nyon, 2015
  • Agi Open (Allience Graphic International) in Biel 2015
  • Agi Open (Allience Graphic International) in Seoul 2016
  • TEACHING
  • Substitute professor FH Mainz D, Illustration, 2011 / 2012
  • Workshop in La-Chaux de Fonds at the CIFOM, 2009 / 2014
  • Workshop at the FHNW with Annik Troxler, 2009
  • Workshop Design, Summer 5 + 7 of Hesign China, 2013 + 2015
  • WS Woman & Democracy, Posters for Tomorrow, Tunesia, 2013
  • Workshop at Head, School of visual arts, Geneva, 2015
  • Workshop at Pati, Seoul, Kreoa with Kleon Medugorac, 2016
  • Workshop at the at the 11th Illustration Triennale in Mikkeli together with Kleon Medugorac, 2017

Publications

  • One by One, Who is Who in Graphic Design, Hesign Berlin, 2012
  • New Master of Poster Design, pupl. by J. Forster, California, 2012
  • 100 Indie Poster, puplished by John Forster, California, 2010
  • Geduld und Gorillas, puplished by T. Pierre, Niggli Verlag, 2009
  • Small Studios, puplished by Jamping Hee, Hesign Berlin, 2009
  • Sushi 9, ADC Book puplished by hfg Offenbach, 2008
  • Output 05, Verlag Hermann Schmidt Mainz (Germany), 2007
  • Freistil Black: Best of European Commercial Illustration 4, 2007
  • Exhibitoncatalog of the 11th Illustration Triennale in Mikkeli, 2017
  • Since 2011 Every Day a Drawing, selfpublication, 2011 to 2017
  • Magazines: DPI Magazine 2010, Slanted Magazine — Typo Lyrics 2012, Schweizer Illustrierte 2012, Image Magazine China 2012, Neshan Magazine 2011, Page magazine 2009, L‘extension FR 2011
  • KAK Magazine RU 2012, Slanted Magazine #23 —Swiss Issue 2014
  • Publication at international Postercompetition: 100 Best Posters 04/06/07/08/09/10/11/13/15/16, Poster Biennale China, Poster Biennale Mexiko, Poster Triennale Lathi, Golden Bee Moskow, Taiwan Poster Competion, TDC New York and Tokio, etc.