Dr Stefanie Schulte
Dr STEFANIE SCHULTE PhD, née BÜRGER
Born 1972 in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, daughter of an architect and a civil engineer.
Married to Professor Klaus-Martin Schulte, two children, born in 2007 and 2008.
Grew up in Neuss am Rhein, Germany, nearby Düsseldorf.
Graduates at Marienberg Archiepiscopal Grammar School, Neuss am Rhein.
Work experience in several design studios: Robert van Leeuwen, Düsseldorf, (Typographic Design); Sieger Design, Sassenberg, (Product Design) and Digital Art Service at Ernst&Partner Advertisement Agency, Düsseldorf, (Graphic Design).
Moves to Madrid and studies drawing at Academia Artium Peña and Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, to prepare for the entry exam at the School of Art
Studies the Spanish five-year course of Fine Art at the University of Barcelona and the Complutense University of Madrid, obtaining the degree “Licenciada en Bellas Artes” (equivalent to a Master’s degree).
Continues with the two-year postgraduate and pre-doctorate studies “Cursos de Doctorado”, at the Miguel Hernández University of Elche, obtaining the degree “Diploma de Estudios Avanzados del Tercer Ciclo”.
Starts working on her doctoral thesis in Spain and Germany
Moves to London with her husband where she continues her research for the doctoral thesis in the British Library and the Art Library of the Victoria and Albert Museum
2005 The dissertation defence for her Doctoral Thesis is held at Miguel Hernández de Elche University and the panel of professors from five different Spanish universities unanimously award her thesis the distinction summa cum laude.
Works on her photographic portrait of London (stefanieschulte.photography)
2007, 2008 Birth of her two children
Focusues on her young family
2015 The family moves to Canberra, Australia, she sets up a new studio and, inspired by the australian light and colours, starts focusing on painting
— 1998 "Grabadores 98", Gallery of the School of Art, Complutense University,
— 1999 "Ex Situ", Espacio de Arte Pemasa, Madrid, Spain
— 2000 Obispo Vellosillo Museum, Ayllón, Spain
— 2001 “Exposición de Becarios de Escultura y pintura de las becas de Ayllón,
Segovia, Mondáriz y Granada. Promoción 2000” Gallery of the School of Art,
Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
— 2001 “Neusser Kunstbörse”, Stadthalle, Neuss, Germany
— 2001 Galerie Le Pignon, Grootschermer, Netherlands
— 2004 “56. Jahresausstellung Kunst aus Neuss” Kulturforum Alte Post, Neuss,
— 2004/2005/2006 “Kunstpunkte”, Düsseldorf, Germany
— 2007 "Fische und mehr", Galerie Plan D, Düsseldorf, Germany
— 2001 Museum Kunstraum Neuss, Neuss, Germany
— 2002 Galería María Villalba, Barcelona, Spain
— 2002 Dresdner Bank, Neuss, Germany
— 2017 "Architektur der Fläche", Residence of the German Embassy, Canberra,
— 2000 First Prize, Premio de Arte Ayuntamiento de Ayllón, Spain
— 2000 Kunstförderpreis der Stadt Neuss, Neuss, Germany
— 11 "Matrículas de Honor" during her art studies
— 1999 Beca de Colaboración, Ministerio de Educación, Madrid, Spain
— 2000 Art Residency, Ayllón, Spain
Work in Collections
— Colección de Arte de la Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
— Obispo Vellosillo Museum, Ayllón, Spain
— Art Collection of the City of Neuss, Germany
— 1999 Bronze Foundry, Summer University of Sculpture, Fundación Capa, Santa Barbara Castle, Alicante, Spain, (now in Madrid)
— 2000 Ceramics, Summer University of Sculpture, Fundación Capa, Santa Barbara Castle, Alicante, Spain, (now in Madrid)
— 2002 Congreso Nacional de Bellas Artes "Renovar la Tradición", La Laguna Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
— 2002 “Das Tor zum interaktiven Labyrinth”, Kaiserswerth, Düsseldorf, Germany
— Fluent in German, Spanish, English, understands Catalan, is currently studying Arabic.
— Has lived in Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom and is now living in Australia.