Iris Häussler is known internationally for her unsettling, immersive narrative installations that she creates for her fictitious characters and sets in place in collaboration with museums, art institutions and galleries.
Her wax-works and her ongoing practice of sketching define her more intimate studio practice.
Iris Häussler studied at the Academy of fine Arts in Munich, Germany, and has lived and worked in Toronto since 2001.
The artist has received awards and grants including the Karl-Hofer Prize (Berlin), the Kunstfonds Fellowship (Bonn), the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts.
She is represented by Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto.
1990 - Academy of Fine Arts - Munich, Germany