Kurt Ries

Kurt Ries

Location: Germany

1955 Kurt Ries was born in Zweibruecken (Germany). From 1975 till 1981 he studied Graphic-Design at the University of Applied Sciences in Kaiserslautern. After his studies he specialized in graphic arts (etching, silk-screen and lithography). Since 2000 he has worked mainly with oil paints and acrylic paints. Besides that he experimented with transparent plastic plates and colour-pigments. Nowadays he mainly works on etchings with carborundum aud experimented with linocut, reliefprinting and collagraphy. Many solo exhibitions in Germany.
Intern. group exhibitions:
Sofia/Bulgarien, Sint Niklaas/Belgien, Lodz/Polen, Bangor/Großbritannien, Vancouver/Kanada, Boise/USA, Ottawa/Kanada, Ithaka/USA, Bentara Budaya-Yogyakarta/Indonesien, Cadaqués/Spanien, Wingfield-Suffolk/Großbritannien, Bages / Frankreich, Pineda de Mar/Spanien, Bosio/Italien, Norwalk/USA, Mailand/Italien, Ames/USA, Alijo-Douro/Portugal, Greenwich/USA, Laguna Paiva/Argentinien, Banbridge/Nordirland-UK, Varna/Bulgarien, Ville-Marie/Kanada, New York / USA.
2015 Greystone Award - 10th Biennial Int. Mini Print, Norwalk, USA


Masks and alienated faces

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Masks and faces

Linocut, carborundum technique, collage and ink glazes, 98 x 98 cm

Ammonit 1 “Ammonit 1”

Carborundum printing technique, 35 x 45 cm

Ammonit 2 “Ammonit 2”

Carborundum printing technique, 35 x 55 cm

goddess “goddess”

Acrylic, watercolor, gold lacquer, 39 x 51 cm

Portrait “Portrait”

Watercolor, 21 x 29 cm

intertwined masks “intertwined masks”

Linocut, carborundum technique and collage, 98 x 98 cm