Jay Rechsteiner

Jay Rechsteiner

Jay Rechsteiner was born in Basel, Switzerland in 1971 and trained in Switzerland and in the UK. In the 1990s he moved to Japan where he spent 6 years painting. In 2001 he returned to Europe. Rechsteiner exhibited internationally, including the Venice Biennale, Fukuoka Art Museum, the Whitechapel Gallery and Tate Liverpool. From In 2007 Rechsteiner formed half of the artist duo Sardine & Tobleroni, who gained an increasing reputation between 2007 and 2012 in London and Portugal. In 2012 Rechsteiner decided to work solo again. He is currently based in Margate on the South East coast of England.

EXHIBITIONS

as Jay Rechsteiner

2012

JAY GUN – The Most Dangerous Man on the Planet, WW Gallery, London, UK

2007

Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (Washroom Projects) Washroom Talks Four & Five 25.10. & 29.11.2007, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

2003

Sushi concenpt speaks Portuguese in kunstschlachthalle Jay Rechsteiner, the contemporary art gallery Ben Rubin Sharif (Arté Wallhof), Switzerland

2000

Jay Rechsteiner Exhibition: Polymorphic Decay in Culture, Do Plan Gallery, Fukuoka-City, Japan

Jay Rechsteiner Exhibition: Polymorphic Masturbation, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka-City, Japan

as Sardine & Tobleroni art duo

2011

CrossBreeding – Solo Show organized by Cameleon, Casa das Artes, Coimbra, Portugal

2010

We Love 77, WW Gallery’s pop-up venue at the Merchant’s Hall, London, UK

Pot Shots, WW Gallery, London, UK

2008

Espelho Meu, Santiago Alquimista, Lisbon, Portugal

as Jay Rechsteiner

2019

Christmas Exhibition at Galerie Wolfsen, Titheladen 6, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark

2018

At the Violet Hour, curated by Chiara Contemporary Art & Shaun Stamp, Nayland Rock Hotel, Margate, UK

2017

The ships are always there curated by Chiara Williams Contemporary Art at Crate Space, Chiara Williams Contemporary Art Crate Space, Margate, UK

Anthology 2017 finalists, Charlie Smith Gallery, London, UK

2014

Werke sind Wesen – Les hirondelles sont le Printemps, Villa Renata, Basel, Switzerland

2012

How to Make a Monster, High Voltage Lab, Markthalle, Basel, Switzerland

as Sardine & Tobleroni art duo

2011

Regional 12, FABRIKculture, Hégenheim, France

CrossBreeding – Solo Show, organized by Cameleon, Casa das Artes, Coimbra, Portugal

2010

Drink & Dial, WW Gallery, London, UK

2009

Travelling Light, 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Parental Guidance, WW Gallery, London, UK

Born

  • Basel, Switzerland 1971

Resides

  • Lives and works in Margate