Colour and Shapes

My path to art came in a round about way. An unconventional art teacher at school, a painting circle during GDR times with Otto Knöpfer, a failed application to study painting at art school.

Then for many years I have worked in my trained profession as translator and later as web designer.

Some years ago a re-start at the printing workshop with Alexander Hartmann, Leipzig artist. Oil painting, life drawing. Then courses with Irish artist Pauline Agnew and US-American artist Melinda Cootsona.

My paintings range between semi-abstract landscapes and expressive figurative art. I experiment with various techniques and materials. With colour I am looking for expressions of feelings, of how I see the world.

Why painting?

A moment of resistance against transciency.

So I paint I am.