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!
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!
You know that feeling when you are doing so much stuff but at one point can finally get something done? Well I do, and it's a good feeling :) The picture is (almost) done. I might define some edges and add some green accents, but I am trying to take my professor's advice and to … Continue reading Finally some more Painting
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?!