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Stretched Canvas

Modern Lines

Contemporary White

Classical Baroque

Unframed print

Manfred Olsen, Maroochydore
Member Since April 2011
Artist Statement I was born in Hamburg, Germany. Since 1983 I have lived in Australia, partly in Maroochydore in Queensland and partly in Hobart in Tasmania.

I have worked as a digital artist since the turn of the millennium, after I had realized, with the acquisition of ‘Artlantis’, the immense art potential of some software. I started then to create images of a distinct character using the new and unique digital medium. This marked a turning point in my career, away from architecture and back to art where I had started from, originally.

Before, I was working as an architectural consultant, first in Hanover, Germany, then in Hobart, Australia.

I studied sculpture with Kurt Lehmann and painting with Kurt Sohns at Hanover University as well as architecture with Friedrich Spengelin and Gerhard Graupner.

During my time in Hanover, I co-founded the “Werbezentrale für Totalkunst und Banalismus” in conjunction with concept artist Timm Ulrichs.

I was married twice. I have 3 grown-up children, a son who works as a graphic designer in Melbourne, my older daughter works as an architect in Brisbane and my younger daughter as a furniture designer and business woman in Hobart.

Past Shows:

2005 Finalist at 'Hutchins Art Prize', Hobart, Tasmania
2004 Computer Generated/Assisted Images Award - Caloundra Art Festival,
2003 Entry for Caloundra Art Festival 'Highly Commended'
2002 'Digital Mystery Tour' - Solo Exhibition of inkjet prints at 'Inka Gallery', Hobart
2001 'Metastructures' - Solo Exhibition of inkjet prints at Qantas Club, Hobart Airport
1991 Sculpture Solo Exhibition 'Upside Down', Hannover
1964/65 Involvement in various art actions in Hannover, in conjunction with
'Werbezentrale für Totalkunst'


Product No 3974032
Subjects 3D Art, Abstract, Organic
Style Surrealism
Tags 3d, Manfred, Olsen, abstract, art, color, contemporary, decorative, digital, mysterious, organic, reflective