Mag. art. Susanne Frantal is an austrian artist who works in the field of textile media at the intercept of art, design and science. Her work is influenced by the knowledge she gained as a textile conservator and textile chemist that allows her to explore possibilities of using new and historic textile materials and techniques in order to transform them into new forms of art.She currently also gives lectures on hand embroidery at the Department of Art Sciences and Art Education at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, where she formerly studied.
2017: University of Applied Arts, Vienna/AustriaArt Sciences and Art Education; Art and Communication Practices
University of Applied Arts, Vienna/AustriaArt Sciences and Art Education; Design, Architecture and Environment for Art Education and Textiles – Free, Applied and Experimental Artistic Design
HBLA for Fashion and Clothing, Herbststraße, Vienna/AustriaTextile Conservator
HTBLVA for Textile Industry, Spengergasse, Vienna/AustriaTextile Chemistry
MINIMAL INTERVENTIONSDomestic Abuse Intervention Centre, Vienna/Austria(SOLO exhibition)
THE TURTLECHONGQING–VIENNA ( Sm art C)Heiligenkreuzerhof, Vienna/Austria
THE ESSENCE – DIE MITTE LIEGT WEIT VORNE Alte Post, Vienna/Austria(Interventions during an exhibition by students of CHONGQING/China)CHONGQING / CHINA International Workshop, Chongqing/China(under the Leadership of PRINZpod and Ni Kun/Organhouse)
2015MINIMAL WHITEBAU Design University Barcelona/SpainGLAS_experimente: EINDRÜCKEGlasmuseum Bärnbach/Austria ROTER FADEN TEXTILFORCE Galerie Freihausgasse, Villach/Austria
IKAT-FARBSPIEGELUNGEN Heiligenkreuzer Hof, Vienna/Austria
STICKSTOFFDistrict Museum Neubau, Vienna/Austria(SOLO Exhibition)
ILLUMINATIONGallery Wittgenstein, Vienna/Austria(with the Gender Art Laboratory (GAL) of the University of Applied Arts, Vienna)2011 STILWERK, Vienna/Austria(SOLO exhibition)JAPAN – BENEFITBase-Level Gallery, Vienna/Austria 2010
VERSTOFFLICHTES – SPIRITUELLES 1x ANDERS Studio for Art and Culture, Vienna/Austria(SOLO exhibition)
ZERSTÖRTES WIRD SICHTBAR – NEUES ENTSTEHTDomestic Abuse Intervention Centre, Vienna/Austria(SOLO exhibition)
Teaching, Lectures, Workshops
Pädagogische Hochschule Wien, IEP
BAfEP10 – Bundesbildungsanstalt für Elementarpädagogik2015–2017
Teaching: Workshop of Hand-EMBROIDERY at University of Applied Arts, Vienna – Art Sciences and Art Education
2013AKTIONSAKADEMIE in Vienna: Workshop co-leader Neulandschule – secondary school: temporary teacher for textile handicraft, Vienna.
VENUS was her name: project mit Kate Just, participation, Exhibitionhall of Krems/ Austria.GENDER ART LAB for „GERDA“. participationAKTIONSAKADEMIE: Workshop co-leader in Eggenburg, Austria.
Glas_experimente / chapter: Susanne Frantal – Eindrücke published by Dr. Gerald Bast, Michaela Martinek, ISBN-Nr.: 978-3-9503850-1-4 KUNST – LEBEN / chapter „Elisabeth“ from Susanne Frantal, 40 Biografien zu Beruf und Bildung, published by Mateus-Berr, Ruth/ Poscharnig, Julia