Steffen Wolfgang Thomas
(1906 - 1990)
Steffen Wolfgang Thomas was active/lived in Georgia / Germany. Steffen Thomas is known for expressionist sculpture and painting, graphic art, teaching.
Biography Steffen Wolfgang Thomas
Steffen Wolfgang George Thomas (January 7, 1906 - January 27, 1990) was an artist and poet. He was born in Fürth, Germany, but lived most of his adult life in Atlanta, Georgia. His most notable pieces are public monuments; however, he also worked in other media (including, but not limited to painting, sculpture, mosaic, printmaking, encaustic, and watercolor). His art is greatly influenced by Expressionism.
Thomas expressed a strong passion for art from an early age. After his father witnessed his son carving angel faces in the marble foundation of their home, he later apprenticed Thomas to a stone carver, providing Thomas a useful skill, but also a creative outlet to cultivate his artistic talents.
Following his apprenticeshi
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