b. 4 March, 1939
d. 19 April, 2013
Professor Luise Kimme was born in Bremen, Germany.
She lived below the village of Bethel, Tobago since 1979. There she had her studio and the Luise Kimme Sculpture Museum. Her unique Caribbean sculptures are created from native wood, often making use of the natural growth of trees and limbs. Her sculptures have been cast in bronze and are on display in public places. She has published several books of her work. More recently she created small Bronzes and Ceramic sculptures.
Born in Bremen, Germany, 4 April
Student trainee – apprentice secretary, London
HfBK, Berlin, Sculpture class of Prof.Dierkes, Meisterschüler (master student)
Airlift Memorial Fellowship, Postgraduate Course at St. Martin´s School of Art, London, with Sir Anthony Caro, Philip King, Isaac Witkin
British Council Scholarship Sculpture Department – St. Martin´s School
Part-time lecturer Wolverhampton Polytechnic Sculpture Department – England; Studio in London, large fiberglass sculptures
Instructor for sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design, Papier-mâché sculpture and painting
Associate Professor for sculpture, University of California, Turlock, cast ceramics and painting
Professor, Head of Foundation Department Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Works in Wood
Studio in Tobago
Died in Tobago
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