Johannes Von Stumm
Educated in Germany the artist came to the UK in 1989 and worked with Peter Layton and Clifford Reney before working in the experimental glass works, New York. In 1995 the artist opened a studio at South Fawley, Oxfordshire and two years later joined the Royal Society of British Sculptors. The artist has exhibited widely around the world including Germany, Japan and the UK. Commissions include those for the Prudential Group and Cushman and Wakefield.
My sculptures are made out of glass, stone, metal and sometimes wood. these materials unite in their strength and fragility to create a delicate balance. Since a couple of years I am working at a series of 'Immaterial Figures'.
Being eighteen and studying French for some weeks at Paris, I discovered the musee Rodin. Rodin's work with its strength and passion inspired me and since
- Location:Oxford, South East
- Tags:3d object, glass
Artist StatementConcepts My sculptures are made out of glass, stone, metal and sometimes wood. these materials unite in their strength and fragility to create a delicate balance. Since a couple of years I am working at a series of 'Immaterial Figures'. Influences Being eighteen and studying French for some weeks at Paris, I discovered the musee Rodin. Rodin's work with its strength and passion inspired me and since eighteen years I am able to make sculptures. Memberships 2005 Member of the 'Deutsche Kuenstlerbund' Berlin, Germany 2004 Fellow of the Royal British Society of Sculptors Treasurer at the Royal British Society of Sculptors 1999 Member of the Oxford Art Society 1997 Member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors Areas of work Exhibiting Lecturing Private and public commissions Workshops Collections Robert Hiscox, Marlborough Sir Peter Michael, Newbury
CV & EducationPublic realm 2009 - - 2012 President, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London Qualifications and training 1989 - Diploma (Sculpting), Academy Of Fine Art, Munich, Germany Solo exhibitions 2011 - Stumm und Stahl, Galerie Besch, Saarbruecken, Germany 2007 - Solo Exhibition, Robert Bowman Modern, Duke Street, St. James's, London 2007 - Transparence, Galerie Thiess, Munich Germany 2005 - Five sculptures, German Embassy, London 2004 - 21 sculptures, Curwen Gallery, London 2003 - Sculptures, Gallery Beaux Art, Bath 1997 - Gallery Six Chapelrow, Bath Group exhibitions 2011 - India Art Summit, Robert Bowman Modern, Delhi, India 2010 - Pulse, Miami, Patrick Heide Gallery, Miami, US 2009 - Group Exhibition, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge 2005 - Centenary Show, Royal British Society of Sculptors, Leicester 2005 - 'Contemplation', Royal Academy, London 1998 - Stadt Munster Outdoor Sculpture, Hannah Peschar Gallery, London 1997 - James Colman Gallery, London Galerie Meuendorf, Memmingen Public commissions 2009 - Welcome Figure, Slater Centre, New Greenham Common 2006 - Couple in Conversation, Newbury Town Trail, Newbury, Robin Hood Roundabaout 2004 - Couple of Light, Vale of White Horse district Council, Grove near Wantage, Oxfordshire Educational experience - tertiary 2005 - Guest lecturer, Christ Church University, Canterbury 2004 - Guest lecturer, Arts Institute, Bournemouth 1997 - Guest Speaker, Newi, College Of Art And Design, Wrexham 1993 - Assistant Teacher, Summer Acadamy Tralenau, Germany