Rosemarie Tissi, member of AGI (Alliance Graphice Interanationale) since 1974
born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland

After schools I took the one year preliminary course at the School of Design in Zurich, then four-year graphic design apprenticeship.

I share a studio with my partner Siegfried Odermatt since 1968, in Zurich.

I received several International awards, such as:

1986 First Prize and Gold Medal at the 11th International Poster
  Biennal in Warsaw, Poland
1988 First Prize in the competition for the poster and graphic image
  of the Kieler Woche 1990, Germany
1989 Second Pirze in the competition for new Swiss banknotes
1990 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Medal in Silver at the 6th Poster
  Triennial in Essen, Germany
1994 Bronze Medal at the 4th International Poster Triennial in
  Toyama, Japan.

My work has been exhibited in several museums and galleries (mostly with my studio partner S. Odermatt)
To name a few:

1966 Visual Graphic Gallery in New York
1984 Hochschule für Gestaltung, Offenbach am Main, Germany
1988 Poster Museum in Warsaw, with two other prizewinners of the
  6th Poster Biennial in Warsaw 1986
1990 The National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo, as one of the
  twenty designers from Japan, USA and Europe
1992 Reinhold-Brown Poster Gallery in New York
1993 Townhall of Zurich
1996 Germany Poster Museum in Essen, Germany

I was invited to participate in several International Juries:
1985 Poster Competition '100 Jahre Automobil', Stuttgart, Germany
1987 Third International Herb Lubalin Student Design Competition
  New York
1987 Fifth Poster Biennial in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
1991 Third International Poster Triennial in Toyama, Japan
1992 Sixth International Art Directors Club in New York
1993 - 1996 Best Swiss Posters of the year
1996 Bienal Internacional del Cartel en México, México City

1994 I was asked to be one of the lecturers at the 2nd International
  Design Conference in Acapulco as well as 1995 at the 'Congreso
  International de Arquitectura y Disegno Grafico' at Universidad La
  Salle, México City


The most important works have been published in the book 'Odermatt & Tissi - Graphic Design' Wasser Edition, Weiningen, ZH
ISBN 3-908080-36-3


Rosemarie Tissi
Odermatt & Tissi
Schipfe 45
CH-8001 Zurich
Telephone 01 211 94 77  Fax 01 211 94 77