Andreas Nottebohm was born in Eisenach, East Germany, on October 13, 1944. From 1965 to 1969, he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, West Germany, under Professor Mac Zimmerman. In 1968, he studied etching at J. Friedlander's workshop in Paris, France. From 1971 to 1974, he studied lithography in Salzburg, Austria. He returned to Munich in 1974 and became a member of the Salzburg Group '73 in 1975. In 1978, Mr. Nottebohm made his first visit to America for a one-man show with Gallery Hilger (Vienna) at WASH-ART in Washington, D.C. Since then, Andreas Nottebohm's work has played a significant role in the world¹s recognition that our universe is a vital part of our environment.
1992 Assignment to document a night main engine test firing. 1991 Assignment to document the Virtual Reality Research activities at the NASA Ames Research Center in California. Selected as a member of a four person art team assigned by NASA to document space activities in the Soviet Union. Travels to Moscow and Baykonour (Kasachstan). 1990 Assignment to document launch and landing of the Space Shuttle Discovery (Hubble Space Telescope Mission). 1989 Assignment to document the Voyager II close encounter with Neptune. 1988 Assignment to attend the first launch after the Challenger accident. 1985 Painting of the first night launch included in a NASA release of ten lithographs presented as Selections from NASA Art Program . 1983 Assignment to attend first night launch of the Space Shuttle. Painting selected for the official poster for NASA's 25th Anniversary celebration, Houston, Texas; artist in attendance. 1982 Assignment to attend the third launch of the Space Shuttle Columbia. Painting selected from the NASA Art Collection for the official poster representing the United States at the United Nations Conference, "Peaceful Exploration of Space," Vienna, Austria. 1981 Invitation to attend the launch of the space shuttle, Columbia, at Cape Canaveral. Assignment to attend the Close Encounter with Saturn, at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.