printmaker, was born in Cologne, Germany. Studied Kölner Werkschulen, Cologne, 1947-1953, where he organised a print workshop, Kölner Presse. Came to Australia in 1955 and held a joint exhibition of prints with Karen Schepers. Lecturer in printmaking South Australian School of Art 1960-1963; Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Vic.1965-1971; Canberra School of Art {1980s-1993?}. Founding member of the Print Council of Australia, along with Graham King, in 1966. Goya-influenced prints of 1966 include 'The Target is Man’ (illustrated in Bernard Smith, 'The Sellbach Etchings’, Overland 34, May 1966, 24-28). He had hard edge works in 'The Field’, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Vic. 1968. Foundation member of the Australia Council’s Visual Arts and Crafts Board in 1973 and of the Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board. Head of the School of Art at Tasmania College of Advanced Education, Hobart 1971-1977 [McCulloch says 1972 78], then went to Brisbane [Canberra from 1978 to present acc. McCulloch]; returned to Hobart 1993.

IMAGE: Nightwatch series 1993 (extended from a commission by the Queensland Law Society) consists of 30 b/w aquatints in a very European style; subjects range from enigmatic mockery to severe indictment of the human species. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tas.(#5663.1) has 1990 artist’s proof of men running round a rock with a figure, probably female, playing a pipe on the top; also (#5663.2) 1990 artist’s proof of men looking at a woman chopped into pieces, clearly two of a series.

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