Schmutz spent her childhood and youth in Sankt Georgen am Längsee . From 1984 she studied art history and German at the University of Vienna . From 1992 to 1993 she was the deputy managing director of Galerie 5020 in Salzburg and from 1994 to 1997 she worked on setting up the depot. Art and discussion in Vienna . She then worked as a research assistant and curator at the Generali Foundation in Vienna. From 2005 to 2013, Schmutz was director of the Salzburg Art Association .
Between 2015 and 2017 she was in charge of the Lakeside art space in Klagenfurt. Since May 2017 she has been artistic director of the Lentos Art Museum Linz and the Nordico City Museum.
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- derstandard.at of March 17, 2017: Hemma Schmutz becomes the new Lentos boss ; Retrieved March 19, 2017
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- orf.at of March 17, 2017: Hemma Schmutz new Lentos director ; Retrieved March 19, 2017
- Wiener Zeitung: Lentos: "We have to know what belongs to us" . Article dated August 23, 2017, accessed August 26, 2017.
- Inaugural press conference Hemma Schmutz . Press conference on May 31, 2017, accessed on August 26, 2017.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Austrian cultural manager|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1966|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Klagenfurt|