Summer News!

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!

The Grand Opening!

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!

5 Professors and an Alien!

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!

9th Street, Take 2

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!  

Back to Square One?!

I got back from the US a few days ago and am still getting over the jetlag. The sun is shining outside and I am very blessed by the people around me. But at the same time I am also kind of stressed: I was at a class meeting on tuesday, where I presented my … Continue reading Back to Square One?!

Pots, Pans and Exhibition Plans!

You know those days when bizarre things happen? Yeah, this was one of those days for me: I made a portion of popcorn and since I used a large pan, I needed to use a pan as a lid. But then I left the "lid" on for too long and as a result, the pot … Continue reading Pots, Pans and Exhibition Plans!