BioBorn in Switzerland, Bolliger earned a Swiss Federal Baccalaureat ( Eidgenoessische Matura). Studies at the Schools of Visual Arts in Berne and Basel (BA). Extended stays in Montreal and Mexico; Instituto Allende/University of Guanajuato , Mexico (MFA). She currently resides in Toronto.
She held teaching positions at SOFAM (School of Fine Art and Music) at the University of Guelph, OCAD University Toronto (Ontario College of Art and Design University) and in the Art and Art History Program, a collaborative program between Sheridan (Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning) and the University of Toronto at Mississauga. As an artist and educator she has lectured extensively.
Her work has been shown throughout Canada and internationally. Recent exhibitions include: Simultaneities, Christie Contemporary Toronto; Hybrids: One Work with Footnote, Christie Contemporay Toronto; Voices, travelling exhibition (Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto; Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge; Zayed University Dubai ); Ueberzeichnen: Von Basel Aus, Kunsthaus Baselland, Switzerland; Ten, The Power Plant, Toronto.
Bolliger is the recipient of Canada Council and Ontario Arts Council grants.