Biography:

          

 

 

 

 

 

ChristaWawers

 

 

 

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Born and raised in Hünfelden near Limburg an der Lahn, Germany 

School leaving exams Marienschule, Limburg

Studies in education science specialising in art at the J.-W.-Goethe-University, Frankfurt

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since 1974

Focusing on artistic means of expression

Sculptures, batik work, watercolours on silk and paper

since 1987

Further training at the European Art Academy, Trier and other painting schools Acrylic, pastel, Chinese ink (Sumi-e) and oil

since 2002 Series "Space Portraits" in oils on canvas or in watercolours and mixed media on paper
 

deceased in Oberwesel am Rhein (2011)

Exhibitions
since 1986 single and joint exhibitions at:

 

Bad Ems, Koblenz, Ehringshausen, Weißenthurm, Wirges, Bonn-Alfter, Wöllstein, Oberwesel, St. Goar, Limburg, Bacharach, Nideggen/Düren, Niederzissen, Chatillon-en-Bazois/France
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since 2003 "Space Porträts" at:

Observatory Solingen

Art fair, Sindelfingen Exhibition Hall, Stuttgart

Bavarian Public Observatory, Munich

Titisee-Spa-Hotel, Titisee/Black Forest

Historical Posthof, Bacharach/Rhine

ARTcafé, Bergisch-Gladbach

European Southern Observatory (ESO), Garching/Munich 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007

UNIKAT Gallery, Rolandswerth/Bonn

Public Observatory, Hattingen/Ruhr

Zeiss-Großplanetarium, Berlin

University Astronomical Institutes, Bonn 

Rheinfels Castle, St. Goar/Rhine

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport

Planetarium/Observatory/Holiday Park, Königsleiten/Austria

Blade Museum, Solingen

ART International, Zurich/Switzerland

Landschaftsmuseum Westerwald (Landscape Museum), Hachenburg

(Patronage Minister Hans-Artur Bauckhage)

“Die Linse” art restaurant, Krebsmühle, Frankfurt-Oberursel

Europlanetarium, Genk/Belgium

Zeiss-Planetarium, Jena

Art Gallery WOBUS-Center, Sögel

Zeiss-Planetarium, Stuttgart

GSI-Gustav-Stresemann-Institute, Bonn

Deutsche Telekom AG, Telekom-Training-Center, Bad Honnef

Participation in the special exhibition 45th anniversary 1st space flight
JURI GAGARIN  presented by the Russian pressagency Novosti in the Zeiss-Großplanetarium, Berlin

Planetarium Mannheim

Landhotel "Zum Kronprinzen", Oberwesel-Dellhofen

Paffendorf Castle, Bergheim (RWE Gallery)

GRS - Company for plant and reactor safety, Cologne (Art with Science)

ART Contemporain, Paris/France

Alte Villa", Wispertal, Lorch/Rheingau

Humboldt-Universität Berlin

Erwin Schrödinger-Zentrum, Berlin-Adlershof

Raumflugplanetarium Cottbus

Technische Universität (TU), Berlin, Benfiz-Veranstaltung zu Gunsten ARCHE

Hildegard-ForumRochusbergBingen

Europlanetarium Genk/Belgien

Nicolaus-Copernicus-Planetarium, Nürnberg

"Die Linse" Kunstrestaurant, Krebsmühle, Frankfurt-Oberursel

Deutsche Telekom, Hamburg

Villa Streccius Landau

Commundo (Telekom)-Tagungshotel Darmstadt

Kurhaus Hinterzarten/Hochschwarzwald

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Projects
2002

Participation in the cultural project of the Rhineland Palatinate Summer of Culture: Multimedia Collage "Guillaume Apollinaire and the Rhine" - Design of poster and CD-cover 

 

Contribution to "International Mail Art Project Loreley 2002", Middle-Rhine Visitor´s Center, Bacharach

2004
"The Long Night of the Stars" 18 September 2004 in collaboration with the magazine Stern + Mercedes Benz under the patronage of Mrs. Edelgard Bulmahn, Federal Minister for Education and Research, Posthof Bacharach/Rhine
2007

„Tag der Luft- und Raumfahrt“ 16.09.07

Aktionstag „Gleiten und Segeln“

in Anlehnung an das

Deutsche Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Köln-Porz

(Schirmherrschaft von Herrn Michael Glos,

Bundesminister für Wirtschaft und Technologie)

im Mittelrhein Besucherzentrum Posthof, Bacharach

Forthcoming exhibitions:

Kunst im Tiefgang – Edersee

Other exhibitions planned

Memberships

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solingen Observatory, Walter-Horn-Gesellschaft e. V., Germany

 

 

 

 

IAAA—International Association of Astronomical Artists, Orlando, Florida/USA

 

Presentations:
 

 

 

European Homepage NASA/ESA Hubble-Telescope

www.spacetelescope.org/goodies/art/html/christa_wawers.html

 

 

Rumanian Homepage Astronomy

www.astronomy.ro

 

 

Saatchi-Your Gallery, London/England
www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/yourgallery/artist_profile/Christa+Wawers/19119.html

 

Sonstiges:

 

Palm Art Award 2010 – “Certificate of Excellence”

Artists from:
Germany, Australia, Switzerland, Italy, Chile, New Zealand, Sweden, Canada, China, Norway, Israel, Russia, India

 

 

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