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Annual Workshop in Potsdam (Germany)

The German publishing house of mouth- and foot painters (MFK Verlag) is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and so the annual workshop was dedicated to this special anniversary. From 21 to 27 August 2017, Lars Höllerer, Thomas Kahlau, Antje Kratz, Selma Aman, Markus Kostka, Reinhard Melzer and Waldemar Merz met in Potsdam for a common

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Exhibition in the Carrousel du Louvre

The mouth and foot painters meet in the “Carrousel du Louvre” and show their artwork. Serge Maudet, mouth painter and president of the Association of Mouth and Foot painting Artists will be present. Between Friday, October 20th and Sunday, October 22nd 2017, he will be giving painting demonstrations and be happy to answer your questions.

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Royal Visit

On Tuesday 26th September 2017 the Duke of Cambridge was the very special guest unveiling a commemorative pillar at the cenotaph known as the Milton Keynes Rose. The pillars at the Rose feature days of importance to local people and the event was to mark the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of the new town

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60 year book of VDMFK at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017

The book was published on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of VDMFK. Among other things the book focuses on the artists, who are presented in word and picture as well as with their artistic work. In addition, it gives a brief, pictorial sketch of the history of the VDMFK as well as an insight

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Exhibition in Taiwan

The Taiwanese publishing house organized a special exhibition at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei from the 5th to the 20st of August 2017. A total of 23 foot and mouth painters participated in the exhibition. The exhibition was opened under the heading “when God has closed a door, he might open a window

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Painting course in France

Le Croisic (Pays de la Loire) hosted for the fifth time the course of French mouth and foot painting artists. It is always a pleasant place to join and work but also an occasion to share some precious time together. 15 French artists participated on this event. The aim of the course was to improve

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Live Art

A new edition of Openarts took place at the Norcenter Lifestyle Mall in Buenos Aires (Argentina) from 9 to 11 June 2017. More than 100 artists showed their painting skills, among them the mouth-painter Cesar Andreas BARCIA, who was in no way inferior to his competitors. He enjoyed the lively admiration of the interested people

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A surprise for the tennis Star

On the 11th of May 2017 the Spanish mouth-painter Florin Angel presented to the popular tennis star Rafael Nadal a portrait, which the artist himself had painted. The multiple world number one tennis player received the portrait with great joy and posted some thankful words to the artist on his personal Facebook page.  

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High visit for the Mexican artists

In the last nine months, 55 mouth and foot painters from all over Mexico, led by publisher Raquel Hernández, have worked together on a common goal. As a gratitude for the 60th anniversary of the Association, a joint exhibition was organized in the Basilica of Santa Maria de Guadalupe, the largest Christian pilgrimage site in

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New board members

On the assembly in Barcelona on April 11th 2017, Ms Soon-Yi Oh from South Korea and Mr Grant Sharman from New Zealand were elected as new board members. They are both members of VDMFK for more than twenty years and recognized artists. Together with the other board members, they will guide the policy of VDMFK

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Exhibition in Poznań

From the 4th to 14th of April 2017, the Polish publishing house exhibited 27 works of Polish mouth and foot painters at an exhibition in the cultural center “Zamek” in Poznań. There were 27 new pictures to admire, all painted in oil or acrylis. This resulted in a variety of styles, colors and natural motifs.

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The AMFPA celebrates its 60 years of existence!

60 years ago, in March 1957, 15 mouth and foot painters met in the Waldhotel in Vaduz and founded an association that is still unique today. In those day, consideration and respect for people with physical disabilities were anything but a matter of course, which makes it all the more amazing that this small but

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A tribute to the city

The Brazilian publishing house organized an exhibition that exclusively shows paintings of the City of Sao Paulo. The Brazilian artists worked hard during the last months to finally show their artwork in the premises of the “Memorial da América Latina”, one of the biggest cultural spaces of Latin America. The opening ceremony took place on

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Meet the artist

British mouth painter Christopher Keith Jansz lives in Finmere nearby a school. As the art classes of that school are working on a trees project, the teachers felt it would be worthwhile to visit the artist. Therefore the entire school, divided into manageable groups, visited the studio to meet him personally. He answered to all

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New member from South Africa

The VDMFK welcomes Dieter Marzinger as a new Associated Member. On the occasion of last December’s board meeting, he was elected unanimously by the board member as a new Associated Member. Dieter Marzinger was born on 18 October 1971 in Piet Retief (South Africa). Prior to his grave accident in May 2002 Dieter Marzinger was

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Exhibiton organised by the Slovene publishing house

After a four-year waiting period, publishing house Slovenia was able to organize an exhibition in the renowned birthplace of writer and poet Ivan Cankar in Vrhnika. The gallery shows 40 pictures about the theme “Winter Wounderland”. On 13 December, a workshop was held, in which more than 650 visitors took part. With great interest, the

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Art does not have any barrier

From 8th to 17th December 2016, various artists from 7 nations exhibited their works at the Carrousell de Louvre in Paris. Among the works of art was also the painting “Les Herbes” painted by the mouth painter and member of the VDMFK, Vojko Gasperut from Slovenia. A further proof that art has no barrier and

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Exhibition in the Louvre

Each year, hundreds of artists from different nations participate in exhibitions at the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris. From 8 to 11 December 2016, Slovenian artists will present their works in the glorious halls of the Louvre. The Slovenian mouth-painter Vojko Gasperut has the honor of being one of eleven artists

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Internaional Exhibition from 25 to 27 November 2016

Usually the Tonhalle in St. Gallen (Switzerland) is the home of music. Built at the beginning of the 20th century in the typical Neo-Baroque and Art Nouveau style, the concert building forms an integral part of the city’s cultural scene. A magnificent setting to present numerous contemporary works by mouth and foot painters as well

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Exhibition in the sanctuary

Until the 27th of November 2016, various pictures of eleven mouth and foot painters from Italy, Slovenia and Croatia can be seen in the Sanctuary of Montenero (Livorno). The exhibition “LAUDATO SI” was organized in collaboration with the Associazione FUNICOLARE and the monks of the Sanctuary. The opening ceremony of the exhibition took place on

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