Interview with Hartmut Austen on Here r more, by Hartmut Austen
Hartmut Austen studied painting and drawing with H.J. Diehl at Hochschule der Künste (University of the Arts) in Berlin. His first arrival in the United States was marked by a 1998 group exhibition titled "VOID" at Unfinished gallery in Williamsburg, New York. He has since exhibited widely in the United States and Germany, including solo shows at Good Weather Gallery in Arkansas, The Butchers Daughter Gallery in Detroit, Paul Kotula Projects in Ferndale, and group exhibitions at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Galerie Lisi Hämmerle in Bregenz, The Waiting Room in Minneapolis, Galerie Eva Bracke in Berlin and Three Walls in Chicago.