Shadow Figure

Hartmut Austen, 'Figur,' at Prairie Lights Cafe

'Figur,' an exhibition of Austen's work from the past decade, is on view at Prairie Lights Cafe through November 7th.

Prairie Lights Cafe
15 S Dubuque St.
Iowa City, IA 52240

Closing Reception: Friday, Nov. 7, 5-7 PM

Shadow Figure, oil on canvas, 24" x 18", 2010

Hartmut Austen was born in Lüdenscheid, Germany and received his Meisterschüler-degree from Hochschule der Künste (University of the Arts) Berlin.  He also studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  Austen has been a fellow of the Kresge Arts in Detroit Fellowship program and the Grant Wood Fellow for Painting and Drawing at the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History in 2012/13.

Austen's work has been included in group shows, most recently "Lost and Found: Belief and Doubt in Contemporary Pictures" at Passenger Project Space in Detroit and "Opening Lines: Telegraph in Berlin" at Milchhof Pavilion in Berlin.  He has had one-person exhibitions at The Butchers Daughter Gallery, Detroit earlier this year, at Paul Kotula Projects in Ferndale, Michigan in 2009, and at Sasaki Associates in Watertown, Massachusetts in 2011.  Austen is an Assistant Professor for Painting and Drawing at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

Hartmut Austen's website

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