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 Paul E Pfisterer  (1951 - )

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Lived/Active: Germany      Known for: painting, mural painting, sculpture, wood carving, etching

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Paul E. Pfisterer, born in Waldenburg/Württemberg on June 17, 1951 as a son of the painter Otto Pfisterer (Nördlingen/Nizza).

Trained as a technical drawing specialist in 1966, and afterwards a professional musician and is therefore included in the Lexicon of German Rockbands and Interpreten Rock in Deutschland by Günter Ehnert.

Studied in 1974 as a drawing specialist, painter and etcher with different artists.

More than 100 exhibitions and group exhibitions in galleries, and almost all big towns in Germany.  Several exhibitions in Australia, Poland, France and Philippines.

Documented the whole Vogelsberg region with etchings.

Book illustrations: Was ich sehe, erinnert, zwischen wirklich und endlich, Sagen und Schwänke in Lauterbach, Reise ins Märchenland (70 drawings).

Lectures, painting and drawing courses for children and adults.

In 1980 owned a gallery in Steinau. Worked for big art editions. In 1986-1990 owned a gallery in Grebenau.

1st Price in graphic for the community of German forest protection.

3rd Price each at Oberhessische Art Exhibitions 2002 an 2007.

1st Price Oberhessische Art Exhibitions 2004.

Almost 50 big formatted posters of the Saudi Arabian kings portraits printed after the paintings of Pfisterer at airports and public buildings in Saudi Arabia.

Purchased by Hessen region, different towns, museums and private collectors.

Oil painting, mixed technic, watercolor, etching, wood carving, sculpture and mural painting.

Developed own technics in the area of etching, such as drypoint engraving, magnet etching, punch and flex technic.

1991 entry in the Lexikon der Willingshäuser Malerschule (Lexicon of the Willingshausen school) and Malerschule Kleinsassen (J.Wollmann)

Emigrated to Australia in 1981 and has done numerous paintings and exhibitions.

Entry in the book Hessen in der deutschen Malerei (Bantzer/Baumerth).

Demonstrated etching technic in the television (HR 3), radio interviews, a great deal of newspaper reports and Museum exhibitions.

Lived in Berlin in 1985.

Study trips throughout England, Spain, France, Czech, Slowakia, Italy, Australia, Austria, Switzerland, Caribbean, Asia and Philippines.

Lived in Hamburg in 1991.

Graphic artist, completion of art calendars (Greifenstein calendar, Wetterau-calendar, Brühl-Edition), worked for banks, Lufthansa, Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof, Hotel Jäger, Karstadt etc.

Art writer for Edition Walter De Gruyter, Scientific Edition (Berlin and New York).

Author of Dictionary of Monograms 2, 1995.

and Dictionary of Signatures, 1999.

Purchase of 8 paintings in 1998 by Museum Würth in Künzelsau.

Art Dictionaries:
Emanuel Benézit
Die Willingshäuser Malerkolonie und die Malerkolonie Kleinsassen (Wollmann)
Hessen in der deutschen Malerei (Bantzer/Baumerth)
Monogrammlexikon II. (Pfisterer)
Signaturenlexikon I (Pfisterer)
Art Data Band 3 (Kierblewsky)
Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstschaffenden in der bildenden Kunst des ausgehenden XX. Jahrhunderts Band 4 (Ziese/Kufferath/Demetz)

Wasmuth-Bulletin, Burlington Magazine, International Directory of Arts, The Art Bulletin, Art Journal, Frankfurter Rundschau, Neue Gesundheit.
Graphische Kunst (Edition Curt Visel, Memmingen) Number 51 (1998) Biography and original woodcut supplement.
Graphische Kunst (Edition Curt Visel, Memmingen) Number 52 (1999) with 16 pictures of his work, and two original supplements (etching and woodcut)

Collection and museum representations:
Bad Homburg town collection, Wiesbaden, Borken.
Museum Steinau/Str., Museum Schotten, Museum Herbstein, Museum Butzbach,
Museum Willingshausen, Museum and collection Würth in Künzelsau and Museum of Marbel, South Cotabato, Philippines.
A member of South Cotabato, Philippines Arts Council "Socskargen".

Honorary member to the South Cotabato Tourism, Culture and Arts Council.

Gallery Atelier Periscope, Museum Schloß Steinau, Gallery Moderna Bad Kissingen, Gallery Bilderladen Westerburg, Gallery Kurotel 2000 Bad Kissingen, Cafe Theater Frankfurt, Gallery Steinau, Rathaus Steinau, Ramada Hotel Frankfurt, Museum Schloß Günderrode, Märchenland Merkenfritz, New Gallery Gosford, Australien, Parramatta, Box Hill Gallery Melbourne, St.Marks Parish-Hall Australien, Gallery Apollon Frei-Laubersheim, Steinau, Büdingen, Gallery Gedern, Museum Schloß Gündersrode Höchst, Nidda, Ortenberg, Schlüchtern, Gallery Fürstenbahnhof Bad Homburg, Wien, Amtshaus Steinau, Frankfurt Book Fair 1985 (Position 532), Gallery Bilderladen Neu-Kölln Berlin, Gallery Grünberg, Museum Castle Kolvenburg, Fulda Artists in Herkules, Gallery Gebenau, Gedern, Fulda Artists in Town Castle of Fulda 1988, Gallery Kunsthaus Fulda, Museum Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark 1989, Gallery Wetzlar, Cafeteria Karstadt Giessen, Worms, Farben Jaenisch Frankfurt, sequence of pictures at Kreisanzeiger newspaper for a longer period, Bad Nauheim, Bielefeld, Bochum, Bonn, Antikhof Neuenstein, Art and Culture School of Konradsdorf, Touristic Fair 1989 Frankfurt, Museum Fritzlar, Gallery Basaltwerk Alten-Buseck, Hersfeld, Giessen, Gallery Posthof, Museum Butzbach, Museum of Schwalm in Willingshausen, Town Gallery Mragowo/Polen, Gallery Statt-Museum Herbstein, Museum Condom South France, Oberhessische Kunstausstellung Grünberg, Gallery Reukauf Giessen, Museum Marbel/Philippinen.

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