Michl Schmidt

Field of Practice:

Visual Arts


City, Country:

Nürnberg, Germany


2009, 2010, 2011

Born 1973 in Rothenburg ob der Tauber/Germany.

Michl Schmidt had been trained as a stonemason and had worked as a stonesculptor before studying sculpting at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nuremberg with Prof. Tim Scott, Prof. Claus Bury and Prof. Georg Winter from 2001 to 2006. Fom 2006 to 2009 he had a lecture position at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nuremberg.

Selected exhibitions and projects: Performance »Dj dritter Arm und die Tentakel« Performance Hotel Stuttgart (2010); exhibition »Verteidigung des Normalzustands«, AUT, Innsbruck/Austria (2010); exhibition »RakT – Recht auf kulturelle Teilhabe«, Kulturort Badstraße 8, Fürth/Germany(2009); performance »Boxschock-schock die Box«, Kunsträume Bayern, Kitzingen/Germany (2008); installation/performance »dummy yourself«, XIII Carrara Biennale in Carrara/Italy (2008); exhibition »Rooming in«, Kunsthaus Katana Nuremberg (2007); performance »Lungern«, Blaue Nacht 06 Nuremberg (2006); exhibition and performances »Blühbungen«, Galerie Lothringer 13, Munich/Germany (2005).

In 2007, Michl Schmidt received an art prize of the City of Fürth and in 2006, he was granted the Akademiepreis of the Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nuremberg.