Karina Wisniewska

Independent professional artist

"The soulscape of colours rotates proportional to the frequency of earth.

 Permanence arises radically and undoctored."

 Circle of Fifths and Colour Wheel

With Polish-Swiss origins, born 1966 in Venice as a daughter of a diplomat, childhood in Italy, Egypt, USA and Berlin.
Early discovery and promotion of her musical and drawing talents were followed among others by piano lessons from the age of five.
Multiple prize winner of the Swiss young musician competition.
1983–1986 course of study at the college of music and theatre studies in Bern; subsequently master classes.
Further training at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and the Zurich University of the Arts.


 The Sound

1992–2000 internationally successful in concerts as soloist and chamber musician.
Appearances at the International Lucerne Festival, the Wiener Festwochen, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Music Festival in Baden-Baden and at the White Nights Festival in Saint Petersburg.
1993 world premiere of Rachmaninov's 1st Piano Concerto in its original version, 1994 followed the first recording on CD as a world premiere with the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra under the leadership of Vladimir Fedoseyev. 1996 Recording of the unknown works by Maria Szymanowska.
Numerous solo and chamber music concerts worldwide.
10 further CD recordings with musicians at the first desk, likewise renowned music awards, including the Swiss female musician of the year 1997, European Culture Award, Venice 1997.

The Colour

An injury to her hand ended her career as a musician in 2000 but did not end her artistic activity, her creative energy and expression. Her precision and tirelessness arise since then in the magnitude of her paintings.
Her paintings are represented in international galleries and museums, collections of notable art collectors and worldwide exhibitions.


Selected TV and Radio Appearance

Aeschbacher, SRF

Menschen und Horizonte, SRF


Selected Recordings

Tudor Recording

Nimbus Records (Spotify)

Tudor Recording (Spotify)

Installation Shots

eac.  Espace de l'Art Concret, Donation Albers-Honegger, Château de Mouans-Sartoux/F
Works by Karina Wisniewska and Gottfried Honegger

Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami/USA

"White, Yellow, Red, Blue", each 150x150cm

Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz/FL

"The Dream is the Aquarium of the Night", 240x360cm