Volker Stelzmann (Dresden 1940 - )

About

1940 born in Dresden
1957 – 1960 state-assigned apprenticeship as precision mechanic
1961 failed entrance examination to the Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
1980 – 1963 work as precision mechanic, undertakes an evening course under Walter Münze at the Evening school of the Academy of Visual Arts (HfGuB), Leipzig
1963 – 1968 studies at the Academy of Visual Arts, study group Prof. Gerhard-Kurt Müller, undergraduate studies under Fritz Fröhlich, Prof. Hans Mayer-Foreyt and Harry Blume
1968 diploma at the Academy of Visual Arts, then freelance activity
1973 – 1974 Aspirantur (postgraduate study / doctoral program) involving teaching position at the Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
1978 Art Prize of the GDR
1979 promotion to tutor and head of department for undergraduate studies at the
1982 professorship at the Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
1982 participation at the Venice Biennale
1983 National Award of the GDR for Art and Literature
1984 participation at the Venice Biennale
1970 – 1986 member of the Association of Artists / GDR
1975 – 1986 teaching assignment at the Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
1987 – 1988 visiting professor at the Städelschule in Frankfurt/Main
1988 appointment to professorship for painting at the Berlin University of the Arts
2006 end of teaching assignment at the Berlin University of the Arts

Lives and works in Berlin-Charlottenburg and –Moabit.

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