Katrin Alvarez


Katrin Alvarez (given birth to 9 July 1944) is a German modern painter with a global popularity for surreal yet highly realistic functions. She actually is a self-taught musician and includes a history in journalism and composing.

Early life

Katrin Alvarez was created in Güstrow, Mecklenburg, Germany. Her dad, an army official, died a few months before her delivery. Her mom was an architect who proved helpful as a skill teacher. Growing through to a huge nation property, Katrin Alvarez created a deep romantic relationship with character and pets. This experience provides influenced her very existence. Young, she discovered that she could create a multi-colored and imaginative globe of her very own by sketching and painting.


In 1969, she received a qualification in law in the University of Cologne, and started functioning being a journalist. As the writer of "Studentin S." (1971) beneath the pseudonym Sybille Braatz, she made a complex emotional portrait. Afterwards she worked being a trainee on the Kölnische Rundschau for just two years. She after that decided to keep her writing profession behind to spotlight painting and sketching. She has continuing writing periodic poems and brief stories as yet another form of appearance.Alvarez's drawing abilities caught the interest of the wider market when her family portrait of Lilli Palmer was particular for the cover from the German Jewish actress's autobiography "Transformation Lobster and Dance" in 1976, which became a bestseller.In 1981, Katrin Alvarez achieved significant success with an exhibition of some small paintings framed in 100 % pure gold, magic, and jewelry in the Galerie Kunst und Psyche in Cologne.In 2004, Katrin had her initial exhibition on the Agora Gallery, a modern great arts gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan. Soon after Katrin began to present her artwork all over the globe. In 2008, Katrin Alvarez was contained in Gerhard Habarta’s encyclopedia "Lexicon of Fantastic Performers". In 2012, Katrin Alvarez gained a silver medal in the M.C.A. Cannes Azur exhibition.


She was inspired in the outset by Michelangelo, but also with the Brueghels.The German psychiatrist Dr. Th. Gosciniak provides created of her function that, "K.A.S paintings usually do not make an effort to explain, educate or train, neither carry out they carry a objective. They do nevertheless embed themselves deeply in anyone who gets drawn to them. These are like a rock cast right into a lake. The ripples sensed by the average person may broaden the horizon of emotions and dreams, clearing thoughts from debris, hence opening a fresh way to discover one's deeper and internal self".

Exhibitions and awards

Alvarez displays her art all around the globe. She's received many honours for her function. 1968 – First group display, Cologne 1972 –First single display, Cologne 1978 - Artwork Basel, Switzerland 1978 – Sahra Kishon, Israel 2004 – Agora Gallery, NY 2007 – "Exorcism" received "Allan Edwards Honor in the Painting around the Advantage", Vancouver 2009 – "Borderline", chosen for the "Phantasten Museum", Vienna 2011 – Crimson Dot, Miami 2011 - Museum Castello Estense, Ferrara, Italien – Katrin Alvarez received the Vivid Arts Network Honor "Onore allá Creativá e l’eccelenza nella arti" 2012 – Single display, Palais Palffy, Vienna 2013 - Chianciano Artwork Museum, Chianciano, Italien (Biennale 2013) – Katrin was granted the first reward from the Leonardo Honor for used arts


Katrin Alvarez's artwork Borderline  Different Worlds  Parasites 

See also

Set of German ladies artists Set of German painters