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Profile: Klaus Meyer-Gasters

Klaus Meyer-Gasters

 

1925

born in Ludwigshafen on the Rhine. 

  

1937

after his father died, the family moved to Frankfurt on Main.

  

until 1943
attending school: the Ziehengymnasium
1943-1945

soldier.

  

1946-1949

draughtsman with the "Frankfurter Neue Presse" (portraits, illustrations, and law court drawings, e.g. at the Nurenberg trial 1946).

  

1946/47

one term at the Städelschule, Frankfurt on Main.

  

1947/48

one term at the Academy of Arts, Düsseldorf.

  

1949
marriage with Jutta, two daughters
From 1949

free-lance painter and graphic artist. Private and industrial orders. Engaged on works magazines.

  

1953-1977
painting & traveling trough Europe by caravan.
1963-1977

publication of a large-sized water-colour calendar. Large circulation at home and abroad due to the great success of the water-colour paintings (plants, animals, cities, and landscapes).

  

1963-1967

free-lance contributor to the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" (the weekly portrait "Frankfurt faces", theatre-sketches, and reports).

  

Since 1963

publication of water-colour paintings and drawings in various calendars and books. National and international exhibitions.

  

1995

publication of a large, coloured catalogue with more than 100 illustrations (oil paintings, water-colour paintings, and drawings featuring people, landscapes, plants, and animals).

 

 

 

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