Andrew M Mezvinsky

Vienna, Austria
Andrew Margolies Mezvinsky was born in 1982 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is currently based in Vienna, Austria. He uses a large variety of different techniques such as india ink, graphite, oil, pastel, collages and indian dyeing technique and introduces mixed media into his sculptural drawings,paintings and videos. He approaches each piece as a painting but not letting medium or form dictate the final result. His work has been shown internationally from Russia to India, Slovenia, Great Britain, Austria, Mongolia and the U.S.A. In 2005 he was represented in a side event at the Biennale di Venezia as a part of the Art group RGB (Slovenia). In 2007 he contributed a fabrication installation for a satellite fair of the Art Basel in Switzerland. Under his direction, in October 2011, Il Fazzoletto“ a contemporary divertimento/operetta, celebrated its premiere at the Institute of Fine Arts in San Francisco. In 2014 his touring solo show “A Good Day” debuted at the Jewish Museum Vienna . His art is part of many private and museums collections such as The Hirshhorn Collection in Washington DC, the Brot Kunsthalle in Vienna, Zanabazar Museum in Mongolia and the Jüdisches Museum Vienna as well as the collections of Jim Lambie (UK), Jane Holzer, (USA) Ernst Hilger(Austria), Albert Baker Knoll(USA),Franz West (Austria) and Bernhard and Elizabeth Hainz(Austria). He has been featured in several publications such as The Harvard Advocate, Eco Magazine Vienna, Falter, Parnass Magazine