Main address
Faculty of Design
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Renatastraße 11 (Room HIWC_14)
31134 Hildesheim
Office hours

Please arrange an individual appointment via e-mail.
hartwig.gerbracht@hawk.de

Function

metal design / Tableware and vessels, architectural and room-related work

Vita

Metal design

Task and goal of my teaching offer is,
to encourage students to understand and creatively apply the many different qualities and the interaction of motif, function, material, technology and form.

I would like to encourage the students to use their own experiences and to

to open, thus also to leave the known paths and unknown territory to

explore.

What is at issue,

what is essential,

... are crucial questions.

Furthermore, I would like to sensitize our students to the fact that

poetic and finally also for the fact that they see honesty in all forms and shapes of life.

and production areas.

With the aim of developing their individual, artistic expression.

 

Biography

1966

  • born in Mainz

1982 - 1985

  •  apprenticeship as a blacksmith and journeyman with H. Gradinger, Mainz

1985 - 1988

  • Journeyman in various workshops

1988 - 1994

  • independent design and realization of blacksmith work in the parental blacksmith workshop

1991 - 1994

  • Study of metal design with Prof. W. Bünck and Prof. A. Heuer, Hildesheim

since 1994

  • Design workshop Hildesheim
  • graphic design and metal design with Bettina Schneider

1999

      Marriage, Bettina Schneider

1996 - 2009

  • artistic- scientific assistant at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hildesheim

2004

  •  cquisition of a remaining farm in the southern district of Hildesheim

since 2004

  • Renovation of the remaining courtyard incl. design studio, blacksmith workshop and horse stable

2009 - 2015

  •  Administration Professor for Metal Design, HAWK Hildesheim

since 2015

  •  Professor for Metal Design, HAWK Hildesheim

Exhibitions: Hartwig Gerbracht
(selection)

1990 - 2004

    Mainz,Gallery Forum, Chamber of Crafts Rheinhessen
    Permanent exhibition with changing objects.

1994

    Hanover, Gallery: Handicraft form, Chamber of Crafts Rheinhessen
    Seating objects for outdoor areas

1995

    Mainz, State and Promotion Prize of the Arts and Crafts
    Laureate 1995

1995

    Hanover, Handwerksform and Deutsche Post AG,
    House mailbox 1st prize winner

1995

    Lüneburg, Handwerksform and Deutsche Post AG,
    House mailbox 1st prize winner

1998

    Trier, State and Sponsorship Prize of the Arts and Crafts
    Exhibition participation

1998

    Koblenz, State and Promotional Prize of the Arts and Crafts
    Exhibition participation

1999

    Saarbrücken, Saarland Artists' House
    Objects made of and with wood

1999

    Salzgitter, Gallery W. Gau

2000

    Derneburg, Gallery Glasshouse
    Group exhibition with Hartmut Reckow and Rolf Duwe

2000

    Hildesheim, Kehrwiederturm art association
    Lecturers and students of the metal class Hildesheim

2001

    Island Föhr, Gallery Hedehusum
    Transformations "solo exhibition" with Bettina Schneider

2002

    Hildesheim, studio M. Borchardt
    Silence, group exhibition with Bettina Schneider and Eva Ullrich

2003

    Hanover, Lower Saxony Metal Foundation
    Lecturers and students of the metal class Hildesheim
    (5 forged steles on the subject: gesture)

2006

    Hannover, handicraft form, metal moulds - Metal forming
    Group exhibition

2006

    Derneburg, Gallery Glasshouse
    Group exhibition with Bettina Schneider, Eva Ullrich and Pavle Kovacevic

2008

    Hanover, handicraft form, delights of the table

2008

    Derneburg, Gallery Glasshouse
    Group exhibition with Bettina Schneider and Jamshid Badrenejad

2009

    Hanover, Handicraft form, Light effects

Group exhibition

    since 2010 Gallery of Modern Art, Munich

Since 2010, all unique metal pieces have been exhibited and sold exclusively by the Galerie der Moderne in Munich.