Cassidy Toner American, b. 1992

Cassidy Toner questions artistic principles; aesthetic values and academic traditions, as well as existential matters; behavioral patterns anent desire and prejudice. 
Toner was born 1992, in Baltimore and lives in Basel. In 2018, Toner graduated from FHNW Institute Kunst. Recent solo and duo exhibitions include at PHILIPPZOLLINGER (Zurich, 2023); All Stars (Lausanne 2023); PHILIPPZOLLINGER (Zurich, 2022); Castiglioni (Milan, 2022); Sgomento Zurigo (2021); KunstRaumRiehen (2021); PHILIPPZOLLINGER (Zurich, 2019) and Saint Luke (Zurich, 2019). In addition, she has participated in numerous group shows, such as at Swiss Institute (New York, 2020); Kunsthalle Basel (2019); KunstRaumRiehen (2019); C.Rockefeller (Dresden, 2019); Yverdon Art Center (2019); Kai Matsumiya (New York, 2019); Kunsthalle Freiburg (2018); Wallriss (Freiburg 2018) and Kunsthaus Baselland (2018). In 2018, Toner was the recipient of the Kunstkredit Award in Basel and in 2021, of the Kiefer Hablitzel Prize. This year, Cassidy Toner has been named the winner of the Manor Art Prize and thus receives a solo exhibition at the Kunstmuseum Basel in 2025, with a catalog designed entirely according to the her ideas.
Selected Works