Werner Steuer

1954
Born in Frankfurt am Main, lives and works in Darmstadt and Newport Beach

ACADEMIC STUDIES

Since 2003
Part-time studies in drawing/sculpture with Rainer Kurka and Ariel Auslender and at the Technical University Darmstadt, Germany

1985–1986
Fulbright scholarship to study art at California State University, Long Beach, California, USA, Degree: Master of Arts in Art

1978–1983
Communication Design studies at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Degree: Diplom-Designer

CONTINUING EDUCATION

2008, 2009, 2015, 2016
Painting and drawing courses in “Nude Studies – Figure and Space” with Ulf Meyer, Campo dell‘ Altissimo, summer academy for sculpture, painting and drawing, Azzano, Italy

2006
Sculpture course in marble with Ariel Auslender and Rainer Kurka, Accademia di Belle Arti di Carrara, Italy

2005
Sculpture course in marble with Christoph Kappesser, Darmstadt

2003, 2004
Drawing course with Hetty Krist, Kunstzentrum Bosener Mühle, Bosen, Germany

1985
Certified teacher training course with Dr. Betty Edwards on “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain,” California State University, Long Beach, California, USA

1984
Certified teacher training course in “Creative Intelligence,” Manila, Philippines

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Since 1987
Owner and manager of West Communication advertising agency in Darmstadt, Germany

1983–1984
Various teaching positions at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany

MEMBERSHIPS

Since 2020
VG Bild-Kunst (collecting society in Germany for visual artists)

Since 2019
Berufsverband Bildender Künstler, BBK (professional association of visual artists) in Darmstadt (Executive Board member)

Since 2018
Freunde des Landesmuseums Darmstadt (Friend of the Darmstadt State museum)

Since 2004
Forum Evence für Kunst und Kultur (Forum for Art and Culture)

GRANTS

2021
Hessische Kulturstiftung, Brückenstipendium (Vocational grant from the Hessian Cultural Foundation, Germany)

2020
Hessische Kulturstiftung, Arbeitsstipendium (Vocational grant from the Hessian Cultural Foundation, Germany)

1985–1986
Fulbright scholarship for foreign study in California, USA

EXHIBITIONS

2021
Group show “Die Neuen im BBK” (New Members in BBK), Atelierhaus Darmstadt, Germany

2016
Group show “Mix and Match,” Atelierhaus Malchen, Germany

2015, 2016
Group show of nude paintings and drawings, Azzano, Italy

2014
Solo show of nude drawings, Galerie Eva Leitschuh, Darmstadt, Germany

2008, 2009
Group show of nude paintings and drawings, Azzano, Italy

1987
Master of Art degree show “Highly Reflective Objects in Relation to Consciousness,” California State University, Long Beach, California, USA

1986
The Annual School of Art Student Exhibition, California State University, Long Beach, Kalifornien, USA

1985
24th Annual Illustration West competition of the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, California, USA

1983
Graduation exhibition for Communication Design diploma at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany

AWARDS

1986
„Honorable Mention“, Annual School of Art Student Exhibition, California State University, Long Beach, Kalifornien, USA

1986
Golden Press Award for best editorial illustration „The Pursuit of Chocolate,” California, USA

1985
“Honorable Mention,” 24th Annual Illustration West of the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, California, USA

PUBLICATIONS

1993
Magazine article: “Die Rarität – Lichtdruck” (The Rarity – Collotype), Wörkshop Magazin, Issue 5 – October 1993

1992
Magazine article: “Meister der Buchstaben-Illustration: Tom Nikosey” (Master of Lettering Illustration), Interview with Werner Steuer, Airbrush-Zeitung, Issue 21

1990
Published hardcover 182-page book “Hot Air – An Explosive Collection of Top Airbrush Illustration” with North Light Books, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

1989
Magazine article: “The Illustrator Charlie White III,” Airbrush-Zeitung, Issue 3/89

1988
Magazine article: “Airbrush in der technischen Darstellung: Bilder die neugierig machen” (Technical Illustrations Airbrush Technique: Pictures that Create Curiosity), Wörkshop Magazin, May Issue 1988

 

 


 

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