Claudia Comte


Born 1983 in Grancy, Switzerland

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany



Master of Art in Science of Education, Haute Ecole Pédagogique, Visual Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland


Visual Arts, l’Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne, ECAL, Switzerland BA

Residencies and Fellowships


Residency at The Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russia


Residency at Swiss XXX, Johannesburg, South Africa


Prix Kiefer Hablitzel

Prix Mobiliar

Support from the UBS Foundation for Contemporary Art


Support from the Canton of Vaud

Support from the city of Lausanne


Residency at the Swiss Institute in Rome, Italy

Residency at Vent des Forêts, Meuse, France


Residency at Galerie Zwanzigquadrameter, Berlin, Germany


Residency at Cité des Arts à Paris, Lauréate de l’atelier Vaudois du 700ème, Paris, France

Support from l’Association sociale et culturelle pour les Suisses à Paris, France

Solo Exhibitions


“10 Rooms, 40 Walls, 1059 m2,” Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland

“Curves and Zig Zags,” Desert X, Palm Springs, USA

“Claudia Comte,” Basement Roma, Roma, Italy 



"Inauguration of The Three Graces," London

"Le printemps de Septembre," Festival International d'Art Toulouse at le Bazacle, Toulouse, France

“Zigzag division,” Musée Cantonal des Beaux Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland

“Catch the Tail by the Tiger,” Konig Galerie, Berlin


“NO MELON NO LEMON,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“The Fondue Party,” BolteLang, Zurich

“Sonic Geometry,” Galerie Art et Essaie, Rennes, France

“Story Bumping,” Milieu Galerie, Bern, Switzerland

“Sonic Geometry II,” BolteLang, Zurich


“Fluide Glacial,” LISTE, with BolteLang, Basel, Switzerland

“Wir baden auf der Freianlage,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

“Sharp Sharp,” David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, United Kingdom

“Easy Heavy III,” Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich


SUNDAY Art Fair, solo presentation with BolteLang, London
“All Work and All Play,” Toshiba House, Besançon, France
“Claudia Comte & Omar Ba,” Centre Pasquart, Biel, Switzerland
“Wir baden auf der Freianlage,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
“If I were a rabbit, where would I keep my gloves?,” BolteLang, Zurich
“X, Y, Z,” Friart, Centre d’Art de Fribourg, Switzerland
Summer Villa Extension, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris


“NO LEMON NO MELON,” Tripode, Nantes, France

“From Zanzibar to Acapulco,” SALTS, Basel

“Trouble Rainbow III,” BolteLang, Zurich, Switzerland

“Vanity Loop,” Kunst am Bau, Etat de Vaud, Gymnase d’Yverdon, Switzerland

“From Acapulco to Zanzibar,” with Guillaume Pilet, La Rada, Locarno, Switzerland


“Scantione-Tensione,” Institut suisse de Rome, Rome

“IBIZA, Milieu Gallery,” Bern, Switzerland

“Trouble Rainbow II,” Favorite Goods, Los Angeles [traveled to: Galleria Marie-Laure Fleisch, Rome]

“Estampes,” Studio Raynald Métraux, Lausanne, Switzerland


“Welcome to Colorful,” Lucy Mackintosh Gallery, Lausanne, Switzerland


“Rond-point,” Darse Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland

“You cut but you can’t,” Galerie 20qmberlin, Berlin, Germany

“Installation in-situ,” % culturel, Fondation lausannoise pour l’art contemporain, Lausanne, Switzerland

“Naturalisés,” Musée Arlaud, Lausanne, Switzerland


"Inimitable," Galerie Lucy Mackintosh, Lausanne, Switzerland

“Georges abstraction surface air,” Bureau des vidéos, Le George, Centre Pompidou, Paris

Video projection, “«Rêves»,” Vitrine du Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris


“L’Echo,” Standard deluxe, Lausanne, Switzerland

Group Exhibitions


"NOW I WON," Messeplatz, Basel
“Beneath the Salt- Conglomerate,” Kinderhook & Caracas, Berlin 
“Desert X,” Palm Springs, California


“KölnSkulptur #9,” curated by Chus Martinez at Sculpture Park Cologne, Germany


Project at Münsterhof, Zürich,” curated by Christoph Doswald, Züirch, Switzerland 


Public Installation, Public Art Fund, Doris Freedman Plaza, New York

"Art Basel Miami Public" curated by Nicolas Baume, Art Basel and The Bass Museum of Art, Collins Park, Miami, Florida

"The Language of Things," City Hall Park, New York

“Quiz 2,” Mudam, Luxembourg

“Conglomerate,” Kinderhook and Caracas, Berlin


“Work Hard: Selections by Valentin Carron,” Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York

"Reliability of Recognition," BolteLang, Zurich

"Gargle/Spit," TBD, New York

“My Lonely Days Are Gone Part 2,” Arratia Beer, Berlin

“Triennale de l’art imprime contemporain,” Musee des Beaux-Arts, Le Locle, Switzerland

“Motiers Art en plein air,” Motiers, Switzerland

“Architecture & Nature,” Parc Domaine du Muy, Le Muy, France

“Full House,” Bunk Club at Shanaynay, Paris

“WLGTDWI – a performance event,” SALTS, Birsfelden, Switzerland

“Des Seins à Dessein,” Espace Arlaud, Lausanne, Switzerland

“Ligne Aveugle,” Institut Supérieur des Beaux Arts, Besançon, France

“A M-erry X-mas S-how,” SALTS, Basel


"Associations News," Salts, Basel, Switzerland

“BolteLang Stadtbiotop 2014,” Eleonorenstrasse, Zurich

“Le Passage de L’Etoile,” Vevey, Switzerland

“Bex & Arts,” triennale de la sculpture Suisse, Bex, Switzerland

“Post-Op. Perceptual Gone Painterly / Du perceptuel au pictural. 1958 – 2014,” Galerie Perrotin, Paris

“Elevation 1049.2,” Gstaad, Switzerland

“Ars Multiplicata,” Kunsthalle Koidl, Berlin


“Post-Mortem,” Forde, Geneva, Switzerland

“Draft for a particular vision of the future,” Bar Babette, Berlin, Germany

“Châteaux Secrets,” Fondation Ricard, Iles des Embiez

“Mixed Message Media,” curated by Neville Wakefield, Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Harum Scarum,” Galerie Blancpain, Geneva, Switzerland

“Paraphernalia,” Telemark Contemporary Art Center, Skien, Norway


Under 30,” Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland

“La jeunesse est un art,” Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

“Tell The Children / Abstraction pour enfant,” La Salle de Bain, Lyon, France

“If I had 8 hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend 6 sharpening my ax,” Kunst Raum, Riehen, Switzerland


“Territoires,” Bex & Arts, triennale de sculpture suisse, Bex, Switzerland

Roma Art Fair, with galerie Marie-Laure Fleisch, Rome, Italy

“Train Fantôme,” Cruise and Callas Gallery, Berlin, Germany

“Rock The Casbah,” Istituto Svizzero di Roma, Rome, Italy

“20 ans des espaces d’une sculpture,” Visarte Vaud, Parc de Mont Repos, Lausanne, Switzerland

“Le Fédéral à Semen-Contra,” Rotwand Gallery, Zurich

“Accrochage Vaud 2011,” Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland


“Jeune Création 2010,” Le CENTQUATRE, Paris

“Minipic,” Pauline’s, New York

“10 ans du MUDAC,” Mudac, Lausanne, Switzerland


“I could do that! No, you could’t!,” Milieu Gallery, Bern, Switzerland

“Kawabanga,” Espace Delrue, La Barthoteque, Nantes, France

“Condominia,” Musée Rath, Geneva, Switzerland

“I am by birth a Genevese,” Espace Forde, Geneva, Switzerland [traveled to: Vegas Gallery, London]

“Transit,” collective urbain exhibition, Renens, Switzerland


“Patapsychique,” Bibliothèque du Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris

“Le Spectrarium,” Pavillon Le Corbusier, Cité universitaire, Paris

“Made by ECAL,” Espace lausannois d’art contemporain, Renens, Switzerland

“Zoo Art Fair,” 1m3 Gallery, London

“Abstraction-Extension,” Fondation Salomon, Alex, France

“That’s all Folks !,” Chez Popper, Geneva, Switzerland

“X,” galerie 1m3, La Diligence, Nice, France


“Weihnachtsmarkt,” Milieu Gallery, Bern, Switzerland

“Athéne, Claudia, Orlane,” Milieu Gallery, Bern, Switzerland