Paula Troxler


Paula Troxler was born 1981 in Willisau. She studied Visual Communication with specialization in Illustration at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences for Art and Design. In 2007, she stayed in Ethiopia for 5 months to work on a book project for Caritas Schweiz. She started working as a freelance illustrator in 2006 based in Zurich, where she works and lives. Since 2015 she has the studio together with Kleon Medugorac. A platform in different artistic fields, were visions and experiment take place. Her work consists of doing illustrations for various newspapers and magazines in Switzerland and abroad, as well as poster assignments for theatres and cultural events, identies for festivals, CD covers, book publications, doing murals, collaborations with other graphic studios, advertisements and exhibitions. She is self-publishing her own daily calendar „Every Day a Drawing“ since 2010.


First prize, Biennale of Theater, Rszow 2007
Special prize, Poster Biennale, Korea 2005
Jagda Excellent Award, International Poster Biennale, Taiwan 2007
Golden Bee Award, International Biennale of Graphic Design, Moskow 2010
Certificate of Honour, Lathi Poster Triennale 2014
Several selected posters for 100 Best Poster / TDC Tokio and New York / Poster Biennale Mexiko / Poster Triennale Tokio


dns Award 06 Nomination-Exhibithion in Zürich, 2006
Bellevue/Panorama of young swiss illustrators in Speyer (D), 2008
Bellevue/Panorama of young swiss illustrators, Art Museum Luzern
Kunstmai 08 — Young Artist of the region, Stadtmühle Willisau
Satelitt exhibition at Fumetto Comic Festival, Lucerne, 2008 / 2011
4 x Troxler, exhibition in Hangzouh, China, 2008
Schaufenster für aktuelle Kunst — Sachseln, 2011
Jungkunst 11 — Young swiss Art in Winterthur, 2011
40 years SAP, exhibition in Walldorf D, 2012
Soirée Graphique, Bern, 2012
Central Vapeur 13 in Strassbourg F, 2013
Every Day a Drawing, Corner College Zürich, 2013
Jury Exhibition at Golden Bee in Moskau, 2013
Be my swimming pool, soloexhibition at R57 in Zurich, 2014
Museum of contemporary art, Xian, China, 2015
Soloexhibiton, 11th Illustration Triennale in Mikkeli, Finnland, 2017


Akademie der Künste, ABK-Stuttgart 2008
Golden Bee, Poster Biennale Moskau 2012
School of visual Art, St.Gallen 2013
School of visual Art CIFOM, La-Chaux-de-Fonds 2014
Design Summer 5 of hesign International, China 2013 and 2015
Day of Typographie, Nyon, 2015
Agi Open (Allience Graphic International) in Biel 2015
Agi Open (Allience Graphic International) in Seoul 2016


Substitute professor FH Mainz D, Illustration, 2011 / 2012
Workshop in La-Chaux de Fonds at the CIFOM, 2009 / 2014
Workshop at the FHNW with Annik Troxler, 2009
Workshop Design, Summer 5 + 7 of Hesign China, 2013 + 2015
WS Woman & Democracy, Posters for Tomorrow, Tunesia, 2013
Workshop at Head, School of visual arts, Geneva, 2015
Workshop at Pati, Seoul, Kreoa with Kleon Medugorac, 2016
Workshop at the at the 11th Illustration Triennale in Mikkeli together with Kleon Medugorac, 2017


One by One, Who is Who in Graphic Design, Hesign Berlin, 2012
New Master of Poster Design, pupl. by J. Forster, California, 2012
100 Indie Poster, puplished by John Forster, California, 2010
Geduld und Gorillas, puplished by T. Pierre, Niggli Verlag, 2009
Small Studios, puplished by Jamping Hee, Hesign Berlin, 2009
Sushi 9, ADC Book puplished by hfg Offenbach, 2008
Output 05, Verlag Hermann Schmidt Mainz (Germany), 2007
Freistil Black: Best of European Commercial Illustration 4, 2007
Exhibitoncatalog of the 11th Illustration Triennale in Mikkeli, 2017
Since 2011 Every Day a Drawing, selfpublication, 2011 to 2017
Magazines: DPI Magazine 2010, Slanted Magazine — Typo Lyrics 2012, Schweizer Illustrierte 2012, Image Magazine China 2012, Neshan Magazine 2011, Page magazine 2009, L‘extension FR 2011
KAK Magazine RU 2012, Slanted Magazine #23 —Swiss Issue 2014
Publication at international Postercompetition: 100 Best Posters 04/06/07/08/09/10/11/13/15/16, Poster Biennale China, Poster Biennale Mexiko, Poster Triennale Lathi, Golden Bee Moskow, Taiwan Poster Competion, TDC New York and Tokio, etc.