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1963 born in Basel, Switzerland, lives and works in Aarau/Suhr, Switzerland
1984–1986 he studied at the F+F School of Art and Media Design, Zurich.
Artist in residence: Berlin (92), Paris (95), New York (02), London (15)
study trip: Peru (05), Tokyo (07), Thailand and Burma (12)

Various works in public and private collections


RESIDENCIES/AWARDS

2014 Artist in residence for 6 months in London
     awarded by the Aargauer Kuratorium, Switzerland
2011 Bursary award of the Aargauer Kuratorium, Switzerland
2000 "Maler Dünner" award for the arts, Winterthur
1995 Bursary award of the "Kanton Zurich"
1995 supplemental grant awarded by the "Gleyre-Stiftung", EDI,
     Switzerland
1994 Artist in residence for 6 months in Paris
     awarded by the "Kanton Zurich", Switzerland
1988 Award for a mural painting, Altersheim St. Urban,
     Winterthur, Switzerland

 

SOLO SHOWS (selected)

2017 "From Behind my Eyes – Facts and Fictive Spaces",
      Galerie Graf & Schelble, Basel
2015 "more than a whisper", Gallery Graf & Schelble, Basel
2014 "NICHT NICHTS" Trudelhaus, Baden with Patrick Harter
2014 "November lights", Werkstattgalerie Jules Gloor, Aarau
2014 "FLAG", artspace R57, Zurich
2012 "gezeichnet und geschnitten", Gallery Bernhard Schindler, Thun
       Katharina Henking
2012 "Dazzled by bright lights" Gallery Graf & Schelble, Basel
2011 "Zwischenstopp" Gallery zum Kranz, Stiftung Joseph Gnädinger, Ramsen
2011 "painting" Kunsthaus Zofingen
2010 "overexposed areas", sam scherrer contemporary, Zurich (catalogue)
2010 "datetime [2009-04-16]", Galerie Haldemann, Bern
2009 "Aus dem Stakkato der News", Town Hall Aarau
2008 "Because her Beauty is Raw and Wild, Klaus Born, Valentin Hauri,
      Oliver Krähenbühl", art space oxyd, Winterthur, (catalogue)
2007 "Something Caught My Eye" Gallery Lutz & Thalmann, Zurich
2005 "Sedimente der Gegenwart" Gallery Lutz & Thalmann, Zurich
2005 "Space and between" Gallery Axel Raben, New York
2004 "Space and Structure" Gallery Lutz & Thalmann, Zurich,
       Robert Davies
2002 "Back from New York" Gallery Graf & Schelble, Basel
2002  Gallery Lutz & Thalmann, Zurich, mit Miguela Tamo
2001 "Palimpsestic Images" Gallery Lutz & Thalmann, Zurich
2000 "Kopfblütengefässe" Galerie Haldemann, Bern
1999 "Oliver Krähenbühl - Paintings and Drawings 1994 - 98",
      Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen (catalogue)
1998  Gallery M, Berlin (D) Balz Klöti
1997 "Painting" Gallery Rövenkamp, Zurich
1996  Gallery Bernhard Schindler, Bern
1994  art space Konradstrasse 11, Winterthur
1994  Gallery Bernhard Schindler, Bern
1993  Gallery Loeb, Bern (catalogue)
1990  Gallery am Rindermarkt 26, Zurich


 

GROUP SHOWS (selected)

2012 "AUSWAHL 16", Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau (catalogue)
2016 "gegen weiss", Palais für aktuelle Kunst, Glueckstadt (D)
      amongst others: Ina Bierstedt (Berlin), Bettina Carl (Zurich),       Valentin Hauri (Zurich), Christian Vetter (Zurich)
2016 "Jubiläumsausstellung 100 Jahre Künstlergruppe", Halle 1020, Winterthur
2016 "MIT EINER PRISE LEIDENSCHAFT", Gallery Rosenberg, Zurich
2015 "AUSWAHL 15", Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau (catalogue)
2015 "Dezember-Ausstellung Winterthur", Kunstmuseum Winterthur
2015 "We slow down the satellite a little bit for you",
      1st YEAR OF MEASURING NOSELAND, Schöftland
2014 Ferdinand Arnold, Oliver Krähenbühl, Kotscha Reist,
      Gallery Rosenberg, Zurich
2013 "Re: gegen Weiss, Remise Lagerstr. 98 / 99, Zurich
2013 "Twilight Zone" Kunstverein Tiergarten; Gallery Nord, Berlin (D)
2013 "rendevous des amies II", montanaberlin, Münster (D)
2012 "AUSWAHL 12", Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau (catalogue)
2011 "AUSWAHL 11", Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau (catalogue)
2011 "rendezvous des amies" mit montanaberlin, art'otel, Berlin
2010 "Boogie-Woogie – NY, New York", art space oxyd, Winterthur
2009 "AUSWAHL 09", Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau (catalogue)
2009 "Dezember-Aausstellung Winterthur", Kunsthalle Winterthur
2008 "Gegen Weiss, Teil 2" White Space, Zurich
2008 "Reise nach Bonn", Gallery Michael Schneider, Bonn (D)
2006 "Grosse Kunstausstellung" Kunsthalle Halle (D)
2006 "Urban Rhythm", Gallery Lutz & Thalmann, Zurich