Esther Huser

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Esther Huser



1961: Born and raised in Zurich, Switzerland

1981-1991 work as a navigator on offshore sailboats

1998-2006: MA University of Fribourg, Switzerland, PhD University of Fribourg, Master of advanced studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Art achievements:


  • ARC art competition: honorable mention, online exhibition (due to Covid) at Sotheby’s New York (July 2020)
  • Selected for the ’20 most promising international female artists’ by the online art review ‘Bluereview’


  • Selected for the 14th International ARC Salon Exhibition (honorable mention) at the European Museum for Modern Art in Barcelona, Spain (December 2019)
  • Finalist in the International art competition ‘Arte Figurativas 2019’ at the European Museum of Modern Art in Barcelona, Spain.
  • 1st price category painting (Prestige Award Biafarina) at the 13th International fine art competition ‘Premio Arte Laguna’ in Venice, Italy
  • 6 months artist in residence in Thurgovia, Switzerland


  • Solo exhibition in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Finalist for the International ARC Salon Competition with five paintings
  • American 'Artist Magazine': Honorable mention in the category 'landscape'
  • American 'International Artist Magazine’: 2nd prize in the category 'landscape'


  • Finalist in the international fine art competition "Premio Arte Laguna" in Venice, Italy
  • Finalist in the International art competition "Arte figurativas 2017" at the European Museum of Modern Art in Barcelona, Spain (most prestigious European competition for realism art)
  • Group show at the Winfield Art Gallery, Carmel CA


  • Group show in Denver, Colorado
  • Group show in Chelsea Gallery, New York
  • Member of The International Guild of Realism (IGOR)
  • Represented on 'artsy' by 'Gallery 1261', Denver Colorado


  • Second prize in ´The Artist's Magazine's´ 2015 Annual Competition with the painting 'Fridge'
  • Featuring in the ´The Artist's Magazine's´ with the painting 'Abu Markub'

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