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Robert Engl

Symposium 2013 Passages – Pas sages

26 May 2013 – 02 June 2013, Le Rocher d’Ongles, France

After twenty symposia in Hungary, Germany, Austria, Italy and Malta  last year’s symposium was hold for the first time in France.

Gilles Brun a long time member of “Frequenzen” was the host in his new studio, in Le Rocher d’Ongles, Provence.

The finished projects were exhibited in the town hall of Ongles.

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Robert Engl

Robert Engl was born in Brixen, Bolzano, Italy in 1967.
Upon graduation he attended an apprenticeship as a sculptor at the schools of wood carving in San Giacomo, Ahr Valley and Val Gardena.
From 1986 to 1989 he was at the school of restoration at the Superintendence of Cultural Heritage of Bolzano.
He is a restorer for polychrome wooden sculptures and paintings on wood.

 

He started as a freelance restorer in 1989 when he began a collaboration with the Superintendence Bolzano (I), Innsbruck (A) and Salzburg (A). He has been teaching carving since 1997 at the Regional School for the Enhancement Cultural Heritage ENAIP Botticino (BS).

 

He has exhibited and took part in symposia in Italy and abroad.

 
He is working in Sterzing (South Tirol). He’s mainly using wood, clay, stone and colour. In the plastic creation he’s looking for a reduced archaic design wich is increased by the treatment of the surface. The “LANDART” works are in harmony with the surrounding nature and is submissioned by a natural transience.