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Christa Haack

Hometown: Lüneburg

Based in: Freiburg

Born in Lüneburg in the north of Germany, grew up in Saarland on the French border,
resident in Freiburg / Breisgau since 2014 - art studio and painting school in Gutach/Breisgau
1984 to 1989 lived in Paris
1988 to 1989 studied at the "Union Central of the Arts Decoratifs" Paris - art history
2000 to 2014 lived in London
2003 to 2006 Studied at the "Hampstead School of Art" - Kings College Campus - London - focus on painting
2003 Summer school with Sharon Finmark - London - intensive study of watercolor painting
2010 Master class with Alexander Jeanmaire, Zurich - abstract painting
2017 Seminar Curating and Teaching - EMK Freiburg
since 2006 Intensive studies at the State Academy of Art - Bad Reichenhall - focus on abstract painting
Since 2014 in her own art studio/gallery - Uferweg 1 - 79261 Gutach
Abstract Art Academy , - Freiburg/London
Organization: since 2016 annual exhibition "Herdermer Kunst in Szene" - Freiburg / Herdern with approx. 20 artists
2020 Exhibition - 900 years of Freiburg - Labor and Administrative Court Freiburg - with 10 artists
2020 Exhibition - Artists from Herdern - Freiburg through the ages - 900 years of Freiburg - with 12 artists
2023 Exhibition - Art makes visible - Meckelhalle - Sparkasse Freiburg Nord Breisgau - with 10 artists
2023 Spring in the city - Gallery Schwarzwald City - Freiburg - with 6 artists


Christa Haack In The Studio

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More About Christa Haack

Question IconWhat inspires you?

Relax, immerse yourself in a world of your own and let images emerge that are unpredictable - comparable to our lives, which also bring surprises.

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

The use of different materials makes the processuality of the artistic work very clear. First of all, textures are created on the canvas using the finest painting materials, such as marble powder and the so-called champagne chalk. This is followed by first applications of paint, which sometimes disappear again, so that only the idea of the former colour field resonates on the tableau.

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

abstract, expressive, modern

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?

Jackson Pollock, Emil Schumacher, Sam Francis

Question IconWhat is the most important tool when creating your work?

my fingers

Question IconWhat is the best piece of advice you have been given?

the picture shows you the way

Question IconWhere do you go for inspiration?

I let my feelings guide me