Kremsmayer - Biografie
Hermann Kremsmayer is born in Salzburg, a town in the alps in the centre of Europe, in 1957.
At the early age of fifteen
he has his first experiences with art and soon gets involved as an artist
in the Graphic Workshop Traklhaus in Salzburg.
He graduates at the Academy
of Fine Arts in Vienna.
This early period is followed by several sojourns in New Mexico and New York, USA and his first award: the Slavi S. prize for graphic design.
At this time, he begins to focus his art on the creation of emotional spaces, experimenting with colors and diverse non-paint material. He also becomes increasingly interested in large-scale wall and space painting in connection to architecture.
In 1992 and later in 2004 he founds his two work studios, in Vienna’s 9th and 20th district, respectively.
Between 1996 and 2007 he accepts a lectureship at the visual arts department at the University "Mozarteum" in Salzburg.
In the course of his career he has worked together with writers, illustrated books, has contributed (as a person as well as with his work) to theater performances and designed videos.
In his current paintings
Hermann Kremsmayer attempts to capture how people begin to move into and
on the emotional color spaces and abstract material fields of the canvas.
By studying how contact, dynamic dialogue and fields of tensions between
and within individuals can be expressed in color, texture and space he
displays striking compositions of human solitudes, relationships and interactions.
The people that populate his paintings appear to develop a magical life
of their own. They seem caught in an endless moment of development, of
becoming, and it is left to the onlooker to make a completion of movements
Kremsmayer’s art is devoted to make the invisible visible, the insignificant significant.
is a european artist.