About



Nando von Arb was born on October 10th 1992 in Zurich, Switzerland. He is a trained graphic designer since 2012. In 2018 he graduated in Illustration Fiction at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. In early 2019 his first graphic novel «Drei Väter» was published by Edition Moderne in Zurich. Between 2019 and 2020 he was living and working in Ghent, Belgium, where he simultaneously obtained his Master in Fine Arts in Illustration at the LUCA School of Arts. Since the end of 2020 he is back in his hometown of Zurich and works as a freelance illustrator and author of comics.





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Nando von Arb

Ateliergemeinschaft Eglistrasse
Eglistrasse 8
CH–8004 Zurich
n.vonarb@gmx.ch







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Exhibitions, Murals & Readings



2020 – Solothurner Online Literaturtage – Readings Talks and Workshops  

2020 – Wortlaut St. Gallen – Reading and talk – Cancelled due to the Corona Virus
2019
– Lesereise 2019, Camera Lit Obscura, Wetzikon – Reading from «Drei Väter»
2019
– Open Books Frankfurt a. M. – Reading from «Drei Väter»
2019
– COZI Frankfurt a. M. – Reading from «Drei Väter»
2019
– Comicfestival Hamburg – «Sieben»Group Exhibition 

2019 – Bookpresentation «Real Talk» – Edition Zazel – at Convivio Zurich

2019 – Delémont’BD – Finalist Exhibition Prix Delémont with «Drei Väter»
2019 – Fumetto Festival Satellit – Paranoia Store Lucerne
2019 – Bookpresentation for «Drei Väter» at Never Stop Reading Zurich
2018 – Werkschau 2018 – HSLU Bachelors Exhibition, Messe Lucerne 
2018 – Art With Heart – Starkart Zurich
2017Kunstsammlung Zürich  – Ein Augenschein at Museum Haus Konstruktiv Zurich
2017 – Fumetto Festival – Poster Live Painting, Lucerne
2017 – Exhibition – HSLU IDA – Oil Series «Pestering Holes»
2017 – Gut Magazin – Crowdfunding Vernissage at Atelier Gut
2016 – Several small Graffiti at Restaurant Rechberg 1837– Zurich
2016 – Livepainting at Tarzan Store Viadukt – Zurich
2016 – Mural for Neusicht Festival – Neubad, Lucerne
2015 – Painting in two Elevators at Maaghof Zurich
2015 – Grafik 15 Livepainting
2014 – The art collection of Zurich bought some of my works 
2014 – Schaustellerei Dynamo Zurich
2014 – Blue Balls Festival Lucerne – Livepainting
2014 – DineUpArt Zurich – Livepainting and Auction
2014 – Artgau 2014 – Mural and Group Exhibition  – Brugg
2014 – Mural at Europaallee Zurich
2014 – Sponsored Booth at Grafik 14, Maag Halle Zurich
2014 – SCD II / Swiss Character Design II at Büro Discount Zurich
2013 – Calendarium Culinarium Launch at Bachsermärt Zurich
2013 – WineUpArt – Group Exhibition – Zurich
2013 – Jungkunst 2013 – Group Exhibition  – Winterthur
2013 – LivePainting Streetart Limited – Cabaret Voltaire Zurich
2013 – Triptych for Kulturbüro Zurich
2013 – Streetart  Archive – Calendar Exhibition
2013 – Livestream Mural – Comfortnoise
2013 – Sponsored Booth at Grafik 13 – Maag Halle Zurich
2013 – Red Bull Curates – Cooler Canvas
2012 – Group Exhibition Artyschocke at BLOK Zurich
2012 – Beboheme Group Exhibition – Zurich
2012 – Group Exhibition Untergang at Gang Club Zurich
2012 – Sponsored Booth at Grafik 12 – Maag Halle Zurich
2012 – Mural Vernissage at Tarzan Flagship Zurich
2012 – Degree Exhibition at Gestalterische Berufsmaturitätschule Zurich
2012 – Degree Exhibition at Medien Form Farbe
2012 – Mural at Das Pure, Wetzikon
2011 – Designomat Zurich
2011 – Group Exhibition «Mir Händs Nötig» – Starkart Gallery Zurich
2011 – Exhibition at Café Zähringer Zurich
2010 – Fumetto Comic Festival – Competition Exhibition

Awards



2020Schweizer Kinder- und Jugendbuchpreis for «Drei Väter»

2019 – Shortlist of  the Rudolph Dirks Award for «Drei Väter»

2019 Appreciation Award – Fachstelle für Kultur Kanton Zürich for «Drei Väter»

2019 Finalist Prix Delémont’BD for the best swiss comicbook with «Drei Väter»
2018 – HSLU Illustration Fiction – Award for the bachelors project «Drei Väter»
2018 Zeugin-design Award for «Drei Väter»


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Selected Clients



Strapazin Magazin, Das Narr Magazin, Bildwurf Kinowerbung, Konservatorium Winterthur, Edition Zazel, Edition Moderne, Wortlaut St. Gallen, Le Monde Diplomatique, Bullinger Turnier Zürich, Vanguards Magazine, Slanted Magazine, Autonome Schule Zürich, Blue Balls Festival, Circolino Pipistrello, Fantoche Festival, ETH Zürich, Fotostiftung Schweiz, Misma Éditions, Fumetto Festival, Dr. Bähler Dropa AG, Gut Magazin, Hora’Band, Kulturbüro Zürich, Hochschule Luzern – Design & Kunst, MedienFormFarbe, Metzgerhalle Luzern, Miteinander Musik, Susanna Schwager, Myanh Clothing, Playground, Restaurant Rechberg 1837, Slow Food Youth, Lauter Label, Tarzan, Luusbuebe, Daneel R. Olivaw, Zweikommasieben Magazin, MC MR Bison, Berufsschule für Gestaltung Zürich, Source Associates AG.


Selected Publications



«Drei Väter»
2019 – Edition Moderne, Zürich, Switzerland
304 Pages, 17 × 22 cm, Half-Linen, ISBN 978-3-03731-190-5
2. Edition: April 2020, 3. Edition: Juni 2020 – www.editionmoderne.ch

«3 Papas»
2020 – Misma Éditions, Toulouse, France
French edition of  «Drei Väter» – Translated by Yves Noyau
296 Pages, 17 × 22 cm, ISBN 978-2-916254-76-0
www.misma.fr

«Mini-Zine»
2020 – ArtZi-Talk-Zine
As part of the International Comic-Salon Erlangen
Published by ArtZi, Munich, Germany
Artdirection: Dominik Wendland
artzi.bigcartel.com

«Short Comic – Untitled»
2020 – Published from the Online-Literaturedays Solothurn
Scrollcomic, 11 Images, Online-Publication
www.literatur.ch 

«Le Monde Diplomatique»
2020 – Comic on the last page of the german edition of «Le Monde Diplomatique» Artdirection: Karoline Bofinger
www.monde-diplomatique.de

«Züri Brännt!»
2019 – Coverillustration and 9-page comic for Strapazin Magazine Number 137
Strapazin Verlag, Zurich, Switzerland
www.strapazin.ch

«Narr Magazin»
2019
Illustration of Narr Magazin Number 27
Published by Das Verlag, Basel, Switzerland
www.dasnarr.ch

«Calendarium Culinarium»
2014 – Illustrations and Graphic-Design for Slow Food Youth
«Fresh, organic and regional: The Swiss seasonal calendar of 100 local vegetable and fruit varieties.»
Ten Editions since 2014
www.slowfoodyouth.ch








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Solothurner Literaturtage

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