Carsten Theumer, Bildhauer, Medailleur

Carsten Theumer – Sculptor

  • Born on 22 December 1956 in Zeitz
  • 1977–1982 Art Studies (Sculptor’s Degree) with Professor Bernd Göbel at Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle (Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle)
  • 1983–1985 Aspirantur at the same Academy
  • Since 1985 Freelance Artist in Halle
  • Since 1990 Artistic Assistant at the Department of Sculpture at Burg Giebichenstein
  • 1997 Marriage to Susanne Theumer
  • 1998 Birth of son Tino
  • 2000 Move to Höhnstedt near Halle
  • 2006 Setup of a small bronze foundry
  • 2008 Birth of son Charlie

 

Awards

  • 2003 Award XIV. Biennale Internationale Dantesca in Ravenna
  • 2005 First Price in the Design Competition Commemorative Coin of 10 EURO "200th Anniversary of the Death of Friedrich von Schiller"
  • 2018 First Price in the Design Competition for the big bell "Osanna" of St Nicholas' Church Leipzig 
  • 2018 Art Award for" Excellence in Medallic Sculpture" granted by American Numismatic Association
  • 2018 First Price in the Design Competition Commemorative Coin of 20 EURO "250th Anniversary of Alexander von Humboldt"   

 

Exhibitions

  • 2006 Geislingen, Galerie im Alten Bau
  • 2007 Solo Exhibition Galerie Dr. Stelzer and Zaglmaier, Halle/Saale
  • 2008 City Museum Eisenhüttenstadt, Saarlouis, Museum Haus Ludwig
  • 2008 Solo Exhibition Galerie Feuerwache, Magdeburg
  • 2009 London, British Museum( medals)
  • 2010 Solo Exhibition Volksbank Speyer
  • 2011 art figura, City of Schwarzenberg
  • 2011 6. Triennale Saxony-Anhalt/South, Merseburg
  • 2014 “Kapriolen”, Solo Exhibition, Municipal Archives Halle/Saale
  • 2014 Rack and Hamper Galerie “Medialia”, New York
  • 2017 “Helden”, Solo Exhibition, Neuenburg Castle (Freyburg)
  • 2017 8. Triennale Saxony-Anhalt/South Schloss Moritzburg, Zeitz
  • 2017 Galerie Zaglmaier in Halle, together with Micha Bunge, Kassel
  • 2018 Art and Science, Archaeological Museum Halle

 

International Art Medal Federation FIDEM – participation

Helsinki 1990, London 1992, Budapest 1994, Neuchatel 1996, The Hague 1998, Weimar 2000, Paris 2002, Lisbon 2004, Colorado Springs 2007,
Tampere 2010, Glasgow 2012, Sofia 2014, Gent 2016

 

Works in public spaces

  • Bird-Catcher’s Fountain“, Naumburg 1987/89, set up in 1996
  • Wooden Reliefs „Europa“, Landtag of Magdeburg 1997
  • Design and conception of the paediatric surgery ward (colours and floor) Hospital Kröllwitz, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, in cooperation with Susanne Theumer, 2002
  • „Ark“, Design Project outpatient clinic, paediatric surgery, Hospital Kröllwitz, MLU Halle-Wittenberg, 2003

 

Works in museums

  • City Museum Pernik, Bulgaria
  • Göde Foundation, Waldaschaff
  • City Museum Münster
  • British Museum, London
  • National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh
  • Art Collections Dresden (Kunstsammlung Dresden)
  • State Museums of Berlin (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin)
  • Art Museum Moritzburg Halle
  • Art Collections Munich (Kunstsammlungen München)
  • Württemberg State Museum
  • Germanic National Museum Nuremberg (Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg)
  • Martin Luther Memorials Foundation in Saxony-Anhalt, Wittenberg
  • Amber Museum Ribnitz-Damgarten
  • Private Collections New York

 

Study trips since 1979

Prague, Krakow, Rügen Island, Bucharest, Danube Delta, Budapest, Moscow, Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent, Kuks, Sofia, Trinidad and Tobago, Istanbul, London, Zurich, Rome, Paris, Tuscany, Oslo, Saxon Switzerland, High Tatras, Stockholm, Lofoten, Copenhagen, Lascaux, Altamira, Les Eyzies, The Hague, Valencia, Madrid, Amsterdam, Naples, Sicily, Venice, Athens, Delphi, Crete, Peloponnese, Rotterdam, Vienna, New York, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Detroit, Buffalo

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