Visual artist
contact: edda_AT_mur.at

lives in Graz, Austria

exhibitions since 1991

Focus lies on collecting material, narrating something about the actual condition of world according to points of interest.
The material is the basis for:
* comics, series of drawings and monatges in printmedia
* Paintings, Installations and performances in exhibitions

1991–1998 actor and protagonist at the artist’s collective FOND, Graz

In 2000 founding of TONTO-COMICS. Since 2001 maintaining this project as an artisgroup together with Helmut Kaplan; Michael Jordan joined up in 2003 and Simon Häußle in 2010

2007–2010 working at the programmatic forum of Forum Stadtpark (Graz) as curator for comics and congeners

From 2002 onwards increasing interest in musical projects: at first videos for Laleloo (Robert Lepenik and Bernhard Lang), later and up to today concertante mini scenarios with the duo STROBLAK (Edda Strobl, Renate Oblak)

Since 2008 studio at the SCHAUMBAD – freies Atelierhaus Graz

2010–14 teachings at the University for Applied Arts in Vienna (Institute for the Art of Language), Technical University Graz (Architecture, Institute for Contemporary Art)

Foreign exchange scholarship of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Arts in London (1996) and in Chicago (2000), Art Award of the City of Graz (1999)

Artwork shown in catalogues, solo and group exhibitions at home and abroad
Comics and Graphic Novels published by Tonto and appear in international anthologies



Exhibitions, group exhibitions, presentations, lectures, performances:
a. o. Neurotitan, Berlin; Forum Stadtpark, Graz; Obala Meeting Point, Sarajevo; Centro Centro, Madrid, …; Comic festivals in Helsinki, Bologna, Erlangen, Saarbrücken, Kassel, Linz, Belgrad, New York, Toronto …

Substitute professorship at the University of Art, Kassel (Comic and Illustration)
Outstanding Artist Award for Comic und Caricature 2012