Prof. Jean-Baptiste Joly
Born 1951 in Paris
Lives and works in Stuttgart since 1983
1969-1976: Studied German literature and language in Paris and Berlin.
1973-1983: German teacher near Paris
1983-1988: Director of the Institut Français de Stuttgart
Since 1.1.1989 Chairman of the board of the foundation Akademie Schloss Solitude, founding director and artistic director of the Akademie.
Honorary professor at the School of Art Weißensee, College of Design, Berlin.
Board member of various foundations, among others Merkur Stiftung and Rudolf Eberle Stiftung. Furthermore, Jean-Baptiste Joly is member of the board of trustees of the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, member of the advisory board of Transcultural Exchange Boston, and member of the board of Res Artis.