Neon & performance artist


Life Events

Born in Munich, Germany
Stays abroad in Africa, China, Canada, Caribbean, Central- and South America,
South Seas, Thailand and the U.S.A.
1988 Development of the traditional painting to the Neon Picture Object
(Combination of painting, collages, three-dimensional elements and neonlight)
1992 Series: “Sky, Clouds and Metallic Bodies” with original airplane parts
1994 First neon sculpture
Works produced to order and complimentary works of Chris Bleicher are in
private collections, in industrial companies, in the airplane museum “Museo Caproni”
in Trento, Italy and Haegeumgang Theme Museum in Geoje, South Korea
Design of silver jewelry
Happenings and Performances (indoors & outdoors) covered in the media
1994 First neon sculpture
2006-present Own showroom in the heart of Munich, Germany
1993 Jury member of the international children and youth painting competition of the
Federation Aeronautique International
1993-2020 Board ShopArt e.V. (due to corona the association was 2020 dissolved)
1994 Jury member of the ADAC children and youth competition
1994 Registered in the Historic Archive of the National Gallery for modern and
contemporary Art, Rome, Italy
2018-present Representative of Glasses Worldwide
2018-present Own rubrik at the Ungarnpanorama (more than 10 million readers); Chris Bleicher’s
peepart diary is the most read rubric of the Ungarnpanorama
2022 Cultural Ambassador: Appointed by the ICOM (International Council of
Museums ASPAC) and ICAF (International Culture & Arts Federation), Korea
2022 Jury member of the 8th Geoje International Art Festival of the Haegeumgang Theme
Museum, Geoje, Korea
1985, 1986
3 x 1st award for the best carneval costume, every year with a new costume, created
by Chris Bleicher, Bayerischer Hof: “Carneval in Rio”, Munich, Germany
2016 Best modern and contemporary artist, Palais Sternberg, Vienna, Austria
2017 International Galileo Award, Pisa, Italy
2017 International Francisco Goya Award, Barcelona, Spain
2017 Bienal de Arte “For the talented artistic commitment”, Barcelona, Spain
2018 International Award Leonardo da Vinci, Borghese Palais, Florence, Italy
2019 Excellence Awrd 6th Geoje International Art Festival, Geoje, Korea
2019 German Business Award of the EU Business News for Chris Bleicher’s URN ART
2021 Honor Award, category “sculpture” from the Haegeumgang Theme Museum and ICAF
(International Culture & Arts Federation), Korea
2021 Plaque of Appreciation of the Mayor of Jeongeup City, Korea
2021 Best Award from the Haegeumgang Theme Museum in Geoje, Korea
2022 Certificate of Thanks of the Queen’s Foundation for Cultures and Arts Around the
2022 Excellence Certificate awarded by the Egyption International Foundation of Fine Arts,
2022 Achievement Award from the ICAF (International Culture & Arts Federation) and the
Haegeumgang Theme Museum, Geoje, Korea
2022 Appreciation Plaque of the Mayor of Jeongeup City, Korea
1996 Own website
1998 1st artist in Germany who startd to paing (pet)urns & (pet)coffins, foundation of URN ART
2000 Foundation of peepart: 1st artist with LiveCam project with 24 hours live transmission on the
internet with the theme “Communication Worldwide” what was at that time a technical
2000 Founding of peepart assistant group
2000 Millennium project with Koenigsbrunn city: Direct broadcast from Chris Bleicher’s artists
studio on big screen of Koenigsbrunn city – what was as well a technical adventure
2006 Travel diary online project in cooperation with the online magazine with
daily reports (photos and text) from the USA about my travel in the USA from Sept. 5-
25. In Germany I’m the 1st artist, who realized this with press/an online magazie.
2009 Founding of Bavaria Art Souvenirs and website on occasion of 200 years Munich Oktoberfest
2013 Founding of 7 collection points in favour of Glasses Worldwide in Munich and collection in
the artists studio
2018 peepart wildlife cam for wild birds watching
1993 Military university Neubiberg, Germany
Action “Children in the War” in favour of UNICEF
1995 Gasteig Culture Center – Pre action in cooperation with the waste management office
Munich – “The Night of Venus in the Jaguar” with performance & happening and
tombola in favour of UNICEF
2012-2018 Children painting lesson with children of a municipal daycare in Chris Bleicher’s artists
studio with painted coffin: every year different projects with this children
Collection of glasses and medical aid in favour of Glasses Worldwide and one a year
day of open artists door
2014 Creation and donation of Chris Bleicher’s St. Gertrudis inspiration with neon: This
artwork is blessed by Dechant Albert-Marie Demoitie in the collegiate church St.
Gertrudis on occasion of the St. Gertrudis festival in Nivelles, Begium. This artwork is
just exhibited in churches.
And much more charity actions in combination with Chris Bleicher’s art
Architectural Art
2000 “Colossus in Motion” for BMW (1,80 x 5 m)
2016 Mobile neon wall installation for the access to the hotel suites of the Premierenhaus, Erl,
Solo Shows and Events (Selection)
1992 Galerie Inter Art, Munich – “The Crocodile in the Cocktail Glass” with Performance
1993 Hypobank, Munich – Action with African live music
Bundeswehruniversität (= University of the Army), Neubiberg – Action “Children in the
War” to benefit UNICEF
Penta-Hotel, Freising – “The Chicken in the Cockpit” with Chicken Hypnosis
1994 Mercedes-Benz, Munich – neon art exhibit
1995 Gasteig Kulturzentrum (= Cultural Center in Munich) – pre-event in co-operation with
the Disposal Department Munich – “The Night of Venus in the Jaguar” with
Performance & Happening and tombola to benefit UNICEF
1998 Münchener Tierpark Hellabrunn (= zoo of Munich) – “The Pike in the Monkey’s House”
with Exhibit of commissioned works
Forum der Technik, Deutsches Museum (= Forum of Technology in the German
Museum, Münich) – “Chris Bleicher – Brother Van Gogh” with Coffin Performance and
Sunflower Happening (with 14.000 fresh sun flowers) on the occasion of “Van Goghs
Night”(in the 108th anniversary of Van Gogh`s death
1999 Westpark, Munich – Start of the nationwide project “Ray of Hope”: Performance with
Sun Dance and the “Isarnixen” (= Munich water ballet), 100 m long chain of lights with
2000 lights on top of the water of the Lake Westpark: from one shore to the other as a
symbolic bridge between the centuries with happening
2000 Municipal hall, Kulmbach – Works produced to order: Interpretation through neon art of
the ancient Seven Miracles of the World on the occasion of the Conference of
Technology “Miracles of the World of Tomorrow…”
2006 Open End Exhibition “Enlightening Energy”
1996 Atrium Art Deco, Strasbourg
1997 Aeropuerto dell’Urbe, Rome
2022 Haegeumgang Theme Museum, Geoje – “Lightful Energy – Neon Art With Love & Joy”
Extended 1/2 year due to positive visitor response
1997 New Arts Salon & Studios, Philadelphia – “The Devil Rests in Paradise” with
2018 Gallery ARTIFACT, NYC – “Neon Paradise”
Group Shows (Selection)
1992 Flugwerft des Deutschen Museums (= hangar of the German Museum),
Frauenmuseum (= Women Museum), Bonn
1994 ZAM Zentrum für außergewöhnliche Museen (= center for unusual museums), Munich
2001 Frauenmuseum Bonn
2009 Art Fair: Kunstmesse 06. Berliner Kunstsalon, Berlin
2018 Heimatmuseum Beuel
2020 Frauenmuseum, Bonn
2017 Artfair art 3f, Brussels with Galería de Arte Gaudí (Madrid)
1997 Palais de la découverte, Paris
2021 Atashzad Art Gallery, Tehran
2022 Artland Gallery, Tehran
2022 Atashzad Art Gallery, Tehran
1994 Museo Caproni, Trento (Flugzeugmuseum) –
Registered in the Historic Archive of the National Gallery of Modern and
Contemporary Art, Rome
1994 Galleria Arts Nouveaux, Verona
Centro Promozione Artistica, Verona
2009 Art Fair: ARTEGENOVA, Genova
Art Fair: KunStart, Bozen
2011 BIENNALE Florence, Florence
2014 Temple Gallery, Rome
2015 Temple Gallery, Rome
Museum SPAZIO TADINI, EXPO’15, Milan
2021 Progetto Artistico Internazionale – Una Mattonella al Parasio, Imperia
GRIMALDI FORUM, Monaco: Galleria Monteoliveto
2022 Artbox Project Zürich 4.0: TV screen at the SWISSS Art EXPO
2017 BIENNALE Barcelona in the MEAM Museum (Museu Europeu d’Art Modern), Barcelona
South Korea:
2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 Yukyung Art Museum*), Geoje International Art Festivals
(= Part of the des Haegeumgang Museum).
2019 Yeosu Museum of Art
2021 Kimboseong Art Center, Seoul
3 Artists 3 Colors Exhibition
2021 Daesan Museum of Art, Changwon
3 Artists 3 Colors Exhibition
2021 Jeongeup Living Culture Center,, Changwon
3 Artists 3 Colors Exhibition
2021 Yeosu Museum of Art,, Changwon
3 Artists 3 Colors Exhibition
2021 Tainan City Government Minzhi Municipal Center, Taipeh
1997 Abney Gallery, New York City
New Art From Israel Gallery, New York City – “The Cultural Exchange”
New World Art Center, New York City
1998 World Fine Art Gallery, New York City – “The Inter-Cultural Exchange”
The R-Tus-Gallery, New York City
1999 The Alternative Museum, New York City – Millenium Juried Exhibition
2000 The Afa Gallery, Scranton, Pennsylvania
2007 Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, New York City
2016 ART EXPO’16, NYC – with ART UpCLOSE Gallery, NYC
2017 ART EXPO’17, NYC – with NYICAS: Award for the Best Booth Design
2019 Artosino Gallery, NYC International Artwork Digital Exhibition in the Big Apple
1997 The Bamboo Gallery, Providenciales (Turks & Caicos Islands, British West Indies)
2013 Pall Mall Gallery, London, ENGLAND
2022 FourLive Gallery, Colombo, SRI LANKA “First Global Show”
1997 Pakistan International online Gallery, “International contemporary art festival & online
exhibition”, PAKISTAN