Heribert J. Losert
About the artist:
Heribert J. Losert (born July 11, 1913 in Neunkirchen (Lower Austria), † April 11, 2002 in Wörth on the Danube) was a German painter and graphic artist. Losert's family moved in 1923 to Troppau (Silesia). At the age of 15, Heribert Losert received the first drawing lessons from the painter Silberschütz. From 1929 to 1931 he studied art at the School of Applied Arts of the Austrian Museum of Art and Industry in Vienna under Viktor Schufinsky. He continued his artistic education from 1931 to 1935 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna under Fahringer and Martin. 1938 married Heribert Losert and Emmy Hörmandinger in Ulm. In 1939, the artist was called to military service and used as a war painter and draftsman on the fronts in France, Poland and Russia. After captivity, expulsion and escape, followed in 1945 the settlement in Rosenheim. Heribert Losert earned her living by working freelance for newspapers and magazines. After attending the seminar of the Waldorf Schools in Stuttgart (1952/1953) he moved to Munich in 1953 and took until 1961 a teaching assignment as an art teacher at the Rudolf Steiner School in Munich-Schwabing true. In 1961 he was elected head of the Fine Art section of the Esslingen Art Guild and founded the Sommerakademie St. Johann near Regensburg. From 1961 Heribert Losert was again a freelance artist. In 1965 he designed the series "Seeing and making visible - a drawing course with rules of the game", in the Bayerischer Rundfunk (television study program), with repetitions in Hessian and on Swiss television. At the end of the year, Heribert Losert began a three-month trip to North America. From 1965 to 1968 Heribert Losert was a lecturer in painting at the Free Art Study Ottersberg near Bremen. In 1971 he became a member of the Neue Münchner Künstlergenossenschaft, the artist group of the Hans-Thoma-Gesellschaft, the Association "Art et Lettres" in Juvisy and the "Seerose" in Munich. In 1973, Heribert Losert founded the Bayerwald Leisure Academy in Hofdorf and moved from Munich to Wörth. In 1974, Heribert Losert was elected First Chairman of the Esslingen Art Guild and appointed in 1978 as a member of the East German Cultural Council. From 1991 he continued the Freizeitakademie as a summer academy in Kloster Windberg. Founding member of the Sudeten German Academy of Sciences and Arts. On April 11, 2002 Heribert Losert died in Wörth on the Danube.
Heribert J. Losert (born July 11, 1913 in Neunkirchen (Lower Austria), † April 11, 2002 in Wörth on the Danube) was a German painter and graphic artist. Losert's family moved in 1923 to Troppau (Silesia). At the age of 15, Heribert