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Bernadette Huber

Bernadette Huber was born in Linz in 1962. From 1980 until 1983, she worked as a nude model at the University of Art and Design in Linz and at the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg, before changing sides and becoming an extramural student in Valie Export’s class in media art at the Academy Media Arts Cologne and assistant editor with Valie Export in the digital video / digital imaging class at the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg.  Bernadette Huber has won several awards, for instance the Austrian State Scholarship for Fine Arts in 1999 and the Gabriele Heidecker Prize in 2012. International scholarships for fine art and artistic photography took her away for months at a time, to destinations such as Krakow, Český Krumlov, London (2004), and Rome (2012). Her works have been shown in international solo and group exhibitions, for instance at the Egon Schiele Art Centrum, Český Krumlov (2022), the Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz (2021, 2012), the Belvedere Vienna (2017), the MMKK I Carinthian Museum of Modern Art (2017), and the Leopold Museum Vienna (2015, 2011). She has also taken part in film and video festivals such as the Diagonale Graz and the European Media Art Festival Osnabrück. She lives and works in Steyr.