Residency Unlimited


2022 | NYC | Artist

Gil Pellaton

Gil Pellaton, "Hennissement", 2022, various materials, photo Guadalupe Ruiz 2022

Artist Name: Gil Pellaton
Residency Dates: February - April 2020, September 2022
Born: 1982
Hometown: Bienne, Switzerland
Lives & Works: Bienne, Switzerland
Education: 2015 – 2017 | Master of Arts in Fine Arts at Institut Kunst, FHNW, Basel

Gil Pellaton obtained his Master of Fine Arts at the Institut Kunst of the FHNW in Basel in 2017. In 2010 he received the Kiefer-Hablitzel prize, in 2011 the Anderfuhren prize. He is nominated for Swiss Art Awards in 2018. In 2020, he receives the Louise Aeschlimann and Margareta Corti grant and in 2022 the Manor Cultural Prize. In recent years, Pellaton has developed an intense and programmed exhibition activity. His work is mostly installation-based, using various media. As an artist in residence, he has lived and worked in Buenos Aires (2014), Porto (2017), Genoa (2019) and most recently in New York (2020).

 Support: Gil Pellaton's residency is made possible with support from the Canton of Berne Office of Culture / Cultural Promotion.