OTTMAR HÖRL (D - 1950)

Ottmar Hörl is a graduate of the art academies of Frankfurt/Main and Düsseldorf. In 1985 he was co-founder of the group Formalhaut, with the architects Gabriela Seifert and Götz Stöckmann. He’s won quite a number of awards among which the Promotion Award for Architecture from the Berlin Academy of Fine Arts (’94), the Art Multiple Award Dusseldorf International Art Fair (’97) and the William-Loth Prize in Darmstadt (’98). He’s had numerous exhibitions mostly in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria but his work can also be found in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

1950          Bor in Nauheim

1975-79     Hochschule für bilden künste, frankfurt/main

1979-1981 Scholarship from the deutschen studienstiftung

1985         Founding of the group formalhaut, with the architects Gabriela Seifert and Götz Stöckmann