Jessie Pitt

Jessie Pitt

Längenfeld, Tirol, Austria

About Jessie Pitt

Jessie was born in Melbourne, Australia and is currently based in Tirol in Austria.

Jessie is a landscape artist predominantly and is currently inspired to create very large format artworks continuing to explore her on going main theme of mountains being her inspiration.

She is currently exploring the ideas of time, and the connection between the past, present and future. Between the Earth and nature and humanity. She considers these connections extremely important and even more so in the world's current political and environmental climate.

Inspired by endlessly changing light and changing moods in the mountainous landscape, birds are a symbolism for Time.

She uses a variety of mediums in one artwork. Traditionally being, charcoal, drawing ink, acrylic, graphite. On paper or un-stretched canvas. Texture is a major element of her work.

She has works in private collections throughout Europe, as well as in Australia, South America and the USA.

Education

Outer Eastern College of TAFE, Diploma of Visual Art 1995
Printmaking Major

Exhibitions

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
- 2019 Everything is Connected, Installation during the Filmfest St.Anton, St.Anton am Arlberg, Austria.
- 2017 STILLE, Alpinarium Galtür, Tirol, Austria.
- 2014 LIght, Shadows, Silence - Jessie Pitt - Kunst Werk Raum Mesnerhaus, Mieming, Austria.
- 2013 Jessie Pitt - Berge, Kooio - Forum für kunst und kommunikation, Innsbruck.
- 2011 Berge - Mountains, Bishofszimmer der Mesnerstube, Längenfeld, Austria.
- 2005 Mountains, Raffeisen Bank, St.Anton am Arlberg, Austria.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
- 2020 From the Pages 2, Paradigm Gallery + Studio, Philadelphia, USA
- 2019 SyArt Festival in Sorrento, Italy.
- 2019 The Other Art Fair London, UK
- 2018 The Other Art Fair London, UK
- 2018 The Filmfest St.Anton, St.Anton am Arlberg, Austria
- 2018 Stille, No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
- 2018 The Other Art Fair LA, USA.
- 2018 ArtRooms London, England.
- 2017/18 Sichtweisen - Jessie Pitt and Thomas Defner at the Gallerie Augenblick, Tannheim, Austria.
- 2017 The Other Art Fair London, England.
- 2017 UNTITLED - Traffic Jam Galleries, Sydney, Australia.
- 2016/17 'Ich,am Gipfel. Einen Alpinfrauengeschichte', Frauenmuseum Meran, Meran, Italy.
- 2016/17 Die Berge schauen zu..., Museum im Ballhaus, Imst, Austria.
- 2016 The Other Art Fair Sydney, Sydney, Australia
- 2015-2016 'Ich,am Gipfel. Einen Alpinfrauengeschichte', Frauen Museum Hittisau, Vorarlberg, Austria.
- 2015 Once Upon a Time When Mountains and Animals Were One, Jessie Pitt and Sabine Auer, Kleine Galerie - Piccola Galleria Bozen, Bozen/Bolzano, Italy.
- 2013 'The Story of the Creative', digital exhibition, collaborative 'See Me', See Me Exhibition space, New York.
- 2013 Freistaat Brugstein, part of the Dada exhibition, HTL Gallerie, Innsbruck.
- 2012 Mischmachine am horizont vor dem alpenland, Freistaat Burgstein Symposium, Kirchplatz'l Cafe and Bischofszimmer der Messnerstube, Längenfeld, Austria.
- 2012 VielseitDADA proben, kunstARTBozen, Hotel Grief, Bozen, Italy.
- 2012 Art und Weise, Picardsaal, Obergurgl, Austria.
- 2011 Open Art Code, Paris Art en Capital 2011, Salon des Artists Indépendants, Grand Palais, Paris.
- 2011 Open Art Code, Montecarlo gemluART2011, Auditorium Rainer III, Monaco.
- 2011 WAV - World Art Vision Barcelona 2011, Barcelona.
- 2011 Botshaften-6 Künstler - 5 Länder, Atelier Charlotte Kons, Schloss Liedburg, Germany.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

- Ulrich Leitner (HG), Berg und Leute-Tirol als Landschaft und Identität, Innsbruck University Press 2014, p.339-353.
- Abba, Vito, Studio Abba Yearbook, Studio Abba 2012, p.47.
- Pro Vita Alpina, Mythos Berg - Zeitschrift für Kultur und Entwicklung im Alpenraum, Nr.143 Mai 2015.

AWARDS
- 2015 Nominated for outstanding artistic creativity in contemporary art , Kitz Award of Excellence .
- 2010 5th Showcase Winner, Category: drawing, ArtSlant.
- 2010 4th Showcase Winner, Category: drawing, ArtSlant.

COLLECTIVES
Open Art Code Artists, Studio Abba.
Freistaat Burgstein Artists.
Pro Vita Alpina

ARTIST SYMPOSIUMS
2013 Simposio D'Arte in Sila 1/7 Luglio 2013, Calabria, Italy.
2012 Freistaat Burgstein Symposium, 'Mischmachine am horizont vor dem alpenland, Gries, Ötztal.

ARTIST RESIDENCY
2016 Part of the 2 week event ARTeVENT in the mountaineering village Vent, Tirol, Austria.
7th - 14th August