Florian Depenthal (karlsruhe 1955 - )


1971 Pilot’s license for single engine and glider planes
1977-83 Art Institute, Karlsruhe (Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste) with
Prof. Max G. Kaminski and Prof. Gerd van Dülmen
1979-82 Art History, Karlsruhe University, Germany
Foreign Studies and travels to the Caribbean, Malaysia, Indonesia and Ceylon
1983 State Exam, Awarded Master’s Degree
1983-84 Grant from German-French Cultural Exchange Society, Work-Fellowship in Paris
1983 Commissioned work for public art by Fraunhofer Institute, Dortmund University, Germany
1986 First visit to the United States. Studio work in New York and Chicago
1987-88 National Endowment for the Arts from the Cultural Ministry, Baden-Württemberg
Stipendium at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
1988 Established a permanent studio in Chicago
Florian Depenthal has established an international presence with permanent studios in Karlsruhe, Germany;
Chicago, Illinois and since 1999 in Miami, Florida

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