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!

Updates on the Setup!

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!

Countdown to the Art Show!

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!

Finally some more Painting

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

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?!