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Stephan Schmitz

Born: 1968

Hometown: Prüm

Based in: Prüm/Eifel

Stephan Schmitz was born in 1968 in Remagen Germany. From there he moved with his parents to Koblenz, where he lived for 10 years. Then he moved to the Eifel where he still lives today.
In the Eifel he made an apprenticeship as a carpenter in a small family business. Besides his professional activity he was always busy creating and building things out of wood. Convinced that old wood and construction timber is not a waste product, he has used these materials to create furniture. In order to broaden his horizon in the imagination of his artistically designed works, he began to integrate the materials concrete and metal into his works. Since then he has created extraordinary works which reflect the spirit of our society in space and thought.


Stephan Schmitz In The Studio

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More About Stephan Schmitz

Question IconWhat inspires you?

The current events in my environment and the inundation from the media

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

They are images that fit together like a puzzle in my mind

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

Destruction for beauty

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?


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

A hammer and my hands

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

Violence is not a solution

Question IconWhere do you go for inspiration?

I don't need a specific place I return to myself