Brigitte Guhle - Biography

1953
Born in Hanau - Germany

1969-1972
Apprenticeship as photographer

1972
Extended stay in Ivry-sur-Seine (France) / Begins painting

1972-1977
Freelance portrait artist / Further stays in France

1980
Birth of son, Stefan

1981-1984
Begins preparations for first exhibition


1984

Exhibitions in Seligenstadt and Frankfurt

1985
Returns to career as freelance portrait artist / Exhibitions in Hanau and Düsseldorf

1988
Summer Academy Salzburg, studies the painting of nudes with Georg Eisler

1988
Publication: Old clocks from the museums of Villingen-Schwenningen

1989
Studies abstract painting and drawing nudes with Guido Ludes in Mainz

1991-1998
Freelancer for IKEA Deutschland

1997
Studio exhibition in Wiesbaden

1995-2004
Second home in Santa Margherita Ligure / Italy

1999
Exhibitions in Santa Margherita and at the "Villa Eule" in Wiesbaden

since 1996
Active teacher in Germany and Italy

since 2002
Runs weekend workshops in drawing nudes and portraits as well as painting and drawing courses for children

since 2004
Teacher at the "Rheingau Creative Summer" and at farbensatt in Wiesbaden

since 2005
Accreditation of courses by the Hessian Ministry of Culture (Institute for Quality Development) as further training courses for teachers
Recognition of courses as preparatory vocational training courses by the Schools Office for the Rheingau-Taunus district and the state capital Wiesbaden

Organises creative holidays to Italy, Denmark, France and Holland
Leads art clubs and drawing courses at various schools in Wiesbaden

2007
Co-founder of the artists' community "RheingauKreativ"

2008
Exhibition at the "Blauer Salon" in Wiesbaden

2011
Exhibition at the "Alte Schieberkammer" in Vienna (participation)

since 2012
Instructor at the Städelschule Adult Education, Frankfurt/Main