Tomorrow I get to participate in a group exhibit in the Botanical Gardens of the Kunsthalle Karlsruhe. There are 19 other artists there, each can take up a 1 x 1,5m-space (3'4'' x 5'), so I will show "9th Street". I tried it out, and it looks good on my portable easel :)
The Summer Exhibit is over, the rooms are mostly back to normal, and I officially am done with my formal art education. I got an A- (1,66 in German grades) on my diploma and could just rest on that... But that's not happening, here's what will really happen: I will take a 2-week vacation with … Continue reading Summer News!
I just finished my diploma exhibit last Saturday. But before the end of the school year the academy always hosts a summer exhibit, and I get to be part of that. We have spent the last 2 days preparing it, now it is ready for the opening tonight at 7PM. As a class we built … Continue reading Last Summer Exhibit!
Today we opened the art exhibit at the art academy in Karlsruhe. I served hotdogs and watermelon outside my exhibit room and had my portfolio and postcards there. My mom and dad and a friend helped with the food and the setup. The opening was at 7PM, but people didn't really show up until 7.30 … Continue reading The Grand Opening!
Today was my practical diploma exam. I presented 5 paintings and my sculpture "Greedo". There were 5 professors and the exam was about 15 minutes. I was asked about my process and about other (sometimes obscure) stuff: They asked e.g. why I did the American theme and I told them that I was from the … Continue reading 5 Professors and an Alien!
I've been spending the last few days with setting up the room for the art show. It's still not 100% done but it's getting there! I especially like my Twinkie-Tire-sculpture and the restaurant painting (9th Street (2) ) It's fun to see things come together after you put all the work into it. I hope … Continue reading Updates on the Setup!
I will be exhibiting part of my work for the diploma exam next Wednesday, and we are into step 3: emptying out the room (step 1: make the art, step 2: start advertisement). The room should be ready to arrange tomorrow. But I already narrowed down the selection of works I will be showing. It … Continue reading Countdown to the Art Show!
I was supposed to paint 2 more versions of the restaurant picture ("9th Street"). I did the 1st version 2 weeks ago, last week I finished version 2 on Saturday. I kind of like it. Version 3 needs some more work. But after that I'm done with artwork for this exhibit!