Instructor of Painting, Interlochen Arts Camp
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota
Meisterschüler (M.F.A.), Hochschule der Künste Berlin, Germany
Hartmut Austen studied painting and drawing with H.J. Diehl at Hochschule der Künste (University of the Arts) in Berlin. A 1998 group exhibition titled "VOID" at Unfinished gallery in Brooklyn,New York marked his arrival in the United States. He has since exhibited widely in the United States and Germany. As a member of the Telegraph Art Collective, he has worked and exhibited with artist of diverse disciplinary backgrounds. In 2009, Austen was awarded a prestigious Kresge Arts in Detroit Fellowship and was the Grant Wood Fellow for Painting and Drawing at the University or Iowa in 2012/13. He currently divides his time between Minneapolis, where he is teaching at the University of Minnesota during the year, and Detroit.