Heinz Gaugel is active/lives in Ohio, Ontario / Canada, Germany. Heinz Gaugel is known for easel painting, ceramics, stained glass and murals.
Biography Heinz Gaugel
Heinz Gaugel was born in 1927 in the village of Eybach in the Swabian
Alps region of southern Germany. A self-taught artist, Heinz
moved to Canada in 1951 where he began his artistic career. His
works include oils on canvas, ceramics, stained glass, fresco, and
sgraffito. He created monumental works in churches, public spaces
and private buildings.
Heinz entered Holmes County, Ohio, in
1962 for the first time, seeking glazed brick for his mural project in
Ontario, Canada. Heinz became fascinated with the Amish because
they speak a German dialect similar to his own, live a unique
lifestyle, and believe strongly in non-violence. Heinz was almost
killed in World War II and had come to believe in t
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