The visual artist from Switzerland and Luxembourg lives in Dusseldorf and Zurich. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Dusseldorf 1986-1992. Since 1994 she participates internationally in exhibitions and festivals. Myriam Thyes has received several scholarships, awards and grants. Download CV (PDF, 873 KB)
imai Foundation, Dusseldorf, DE
Videokunst.ch, Bern, CH
Deutscher Künstlerbund e.V.
Künstlerverein Malkasten, Dusseldorf
Visarte, Swiss Association of Visual Artists, Zurich Section
Verein der Düsseldorfer Künstler
Study & Education
Academy of Fine Arts Dusseldorf, DE, degree: “master-class student”
1984 – 1985
Zurich University of the Arts, CH (at that time: School of Design)
Outstanding Achievement Award, Tagore International Film Festival, Bolpur, IN, 2020, and nomination for Sun of the East Award 2021.
FICOCC Five Continents Intl. Festival, VE: ‚Best Video Art‘ Award for Cross and Plane to Space.
Near Nazareth Film Festival, IL: ‚Best Experimental‘ Award for Sophie Taeuber-Arp’s Vanishing Lines.
AltFF Alternative Film Festival, Toronto, CA: ‚Web / New Media Award‘ for SMART PANTHEON (short version).
Grants / AIR
Visarte Zurich, CH, supports production of the video After Tiepolo.
2004 – 2016
The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, CH, supports solo exhibitions and exhibition participations.