born (1972) and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Astrid Dick currently lives and works in Paris. at age 18, excited by mathematics and social frictions, begins her studies in economics in Buenos Aires, while continuing to draw in her free time. in 2002, is awarded a Ph.D. in economics from MIT. having led a double-life between art and economic research for many years, at age 36 abandons her post as university professor to devote herself entirely to art. recently, she was artist-in-residence at the Vermont Studio Center, the Atlantic Center for the Arts in Florida with painter Suzanne McClelland, the Spinnerei in Leipzig, and her work has been shown at the Grand Palais in Paris, the Manoir de la Ville de Martigny in Switzerland and at Château du Val Fleury in Gif-sur-Ivette.


recent group exhibitions/residencies


Salon Comparaisons/Art Capital, Grand Palais, invited by Jörg Hermle/expressionisme, Paris, France, nov.24-29 2015
Vermont Studio Center, one-month residency, Johnson, Vermont, USA, oct.-nov.2015
“Silencio,” open studio, Halle 14, Frühlingsrundgang der Spinnereigalerien, Leipzig, Germany, may 2015
Atlantic Center for the Arts, master artist-in-residence with Suzanne Mcclelland, Florida, US, feb.-march


“Authentik Energie,” Château du Val-Fleury, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, sept.-oct.
“Artcité,” Hôtel de Ville, Fontenay-sous-Bois, France, sept.-oct.
“Time Travel,” LIA-Frühlingsrundgang der Spinnereigalerien, Leipzig, Germany, may
“Authentik Energie”, Manoir de la Ville de Martigny, Switzerland, april-june
LIA Leipzig International Artist Programme, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany, april-june


Screenshot 2014-11-19 12.22.38

text by Laurence D’Ist, excerpt from exhibition catalog « Authentik Energie, » manoir de la ville de Martigny, Suisse, april – june 2014


texts :

about the group Hystériques reinvented, 2013 – link

about the group We ARE dolls, 2012 – link

about the work, 2012 – link


by Monique David Ménard, mars 2015 – link

text by Louis Doucet, 2013 – link

« Nous sommes des poupées d’Astrid Dick»
by Eliane Burnet, November 2012. – pdf

Dick, Kleinberg, Renard : présence de l’expressionnisme
RAL,M Revue d’art et de littérature, musique, by Jean-Luc Chalumeau, April 20, 2012. – pdf

Faillites personnelles et dérégulation sont liées
Le Monde, March 27, 2012. (interview) – pdf


publications :

[Exposition. Martigny, Manoir de la Ville de Martigny et Gif-sur-Ivette, Château du Val-Fleury. 2014] Authentik Energie: Une exposition proposée par Laurence D’Ist. Ed. Art-Ray – pdf  [print catalogue available here]