1968 born in Judenburg
lives and works in Vienna since 1989
1991 Summer Academy Salzburg, Martha Jungwirth
1996-2000 study of painting, graphics and printmaking at the academy of Fine Arts Vienna
2003 prize of the Anni and Heinrich Sussmann Foundation
2014 government scholarship for visual arts

books

2017 Der Grund ist das Unglück der Figur – Die Figur ist das Unglück des Grunds
text: Sabine Folie, Ritter Verlag, Klagenfurt, 2017
2014 Transcript ArtistLectureSeriesVienna Doris Piwonka 3. september 2014,
published by Ezara and Rainer Spangl, Vienna
2012 Malerei | Painting, Doris Piwonka, Schlebrügge. Editor, Vienna, 2011
authors: Martin Prinzhorn, Esther Stocker

solo/duo exhibitions

2018 Self Similarity – Josef Achrer, Doris Piwonka, Galerie Stadtpark, Krems
2015 Doris Piwonka, Markus Voit, Markhof 2, Vienna
2014 ArtistLectureSeriesVienna, New Jörg, Vienna
2013 Doris Piwonka, curated by Sandro Droschl, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst und Medien (KM – Graz)
2013 Zu Judenburg – Galerie Gunda Strohecker, Judenburg
2012 Streifen von errötetem Babolat, curated by Udo Bohnenberger, Kunstraum V.esch, Vienna
2012 exhibition and book release, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna
2006 Malerei 2002-2005, WKK Vienna

group exhibitions

2018 Bilder und ihre Bücher, Doris Piwonka, Max Bühlmann, Marc Adrian, rittergallery, Klagenfurt
2018 Art Brussels, Galerie Raum mit Licht, Vienna
2017 Type. Please – curated by Sabine Folie, Galerie Raum mit Licht, Vienna
2015 Parallel Vienna, Alte Post- Dominikanerbastei, Vienna
2015 Recent Arrivals, Flughafen Thalerhof, Graz
2012 Abstraktion und Subtraktion, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna
2012 bobo eggo hojo krlepi postwi, Blattgasse 6, Vienna
2011 Madrid 2011. El Museo del Prado. Kunstraum Ve.sch,  Vienna
2010 exhibition of the work of nominated artists, Tresor, Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna
2007 Trans Ferre & multiple, Mel Contemporary, Vienna
2007 400 Exponate! Andreas Stalzer, NÖ Dokumentationszentrum, St. Pölten
2006 Concetti di pittura, arge/kunst, Galleria Museo Bolzano, Italia, curator Martin Prinzhorn
2003 steirischerherbst, Projektraum Viktor Bucher, Vienna
1999 Grant by the Province of Styria for the  contemporary  visual arts, Neue Galerie Graz, curator F. Meschede, Berlin
1999 Nicht aus einer Position, Semperdepot, Wien, curator: M. Prinzhorn
1998 seven nights gallery, Galerie Station 3, Vienna
1998 diversities, spices & academies, Semperdepot Vienna, curator: H. Szeemann

public collections

Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum Graz
Artothek of the city of Vienna, Artothek of the city of Graz
Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Culture, Austria