Prof. Arnulf Erich STEGMANN
Date of decease: 05.09.1984
Painting Method: Mouth painter
At the age of two A(rnulf) E(rich) Stegmann lost the use of both arms and hands from polio. At that young age his artistic talents were already recognized and supported by his teachers. He was able to paint and spatuala in oil at the same degree as he mastered water colors. He could draw on stone with a feather or an engraving tool as well as make linoleum cuts, wood cuts and sculptures - all with the tools in his mouth. Education: School of higher education for book trade and graphics in Nuremburg, studied with the artists Erwin von Kormöndy and Hans Gerstacker. Many study trips to Italy. Member of the Society of Fine Arts in Munich. Member of the International Arts Guild, Monte-Carlo. Repeated exhibitons at these art associations.
Participation in Exhibitions include:
Paris - Salon of French Artists, 1958, Cincinnati Art Museum, Minneapolis, Museum of Art - Pittsburgh, Monte Carlo, Cologne, Hamburg. House of Art - Munich, Hannover,Heussenstamm-Foundation - Frankfurt/Main, Mainau Castle, Basel, Zurich, Locarno, Strasbourg, Paris, Barcelona, Brussels, Stockholm, Oslo, Vienna, London, Edinburgh, Dublin, Lisbon, Madrid, Amsterdam,Athens, Ankara, Istanbul, Tokio, Bombay, Buenos Aires, Sao aulo, San Francisco, Washington, Buffalo, Toronto, Montreal, Johannesburg, Rome, Palermo, Verona, Milan, Venice, Florence, Melbourne, Sidney, Auckland, Geneva UNO, Palace of Nations (1981),
Frescos and mosaics in private buildings.
Solo-exhibitions include: Munich, Vaduz, Hamburg, Athens, Berlin, Rome, Florence, Jerusalem
Works purchased by:
City of Munich, Cincinnati Art Museum
private collections and galleries
Book of colored prints "The painter Erich Stegmann" by Dr. Richard Hiepe, Art historian; "No pity please" by Jo Hans Rösler.
Countless articles and art critiques in the international press including:
"Readers Digest" 1974, USA, Canada, France, Denmark, Japan, Asia.
TV, Radio and Filmreports.
Commendatore - Grande ufficiale/Militaris
Hospitalisque Ordinis Georgiani ex Carinthia, Rome 1963
Member of the Academia Tiberina Roma 1964
Officer de l'ordre de merite, Paris 1971
Preis für Kunst des VdK, Germany 1974
Honorary diploma from the State University of New York, Buffalo 1977
Grand Prix Humanitaire de France 1979