Gert Fabritius Biography

Gert Fabritius




Printmaker Gert Fabritius was born to German parents in Bucharest, Romania, in 1940. He studied at the Art Academy in Cluj, Transylvania, and taught at the Heinrich-Heine-Gymnasium in Ostfildern-Nellingen beginning in the late 1970s. He has exhibited throughout Europe and the U.S. in both group and solo shows, and received the Special Prize for the Lovis Corinth Prize in 1997 and the Transylvanian Culture Prize in 2012.

His work is included in the permanent collections of: Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany; Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; Collection Daimler Benz AG, Stuttgart, Germany; Ministry of Economic Affairs Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany; Art Museum Tampere, Finland; Art Museum Bucharest, Romania; Art Museum Königsberg / Kaliningrad, Russia; Municipal Collection Velenje, Slovenia; Gerhard Walz Foundation, Budapest, Hungary; Gilkey Collection, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, USA.