Artist Jaro Schlesiona

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.jarofineart.com

  • Year Born: 1965

  • Lives and works in Aachen, Germany

  • Price Range: $4,000.00 - $30,000.00
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As a young child, I preferred to draw with a ballpoint pen. I loved Walt Disney characters, their clean contours, and the smooth gradients. I drew almost all of them. I started to paint my first oil paintings at the age of 12, mostly small formats on wood, up to 20 x 30 cm, almost always portraits. Even then I was fascinated by figurative painting.
The first professional art education I received in private lessons at the age of 16 years.
Over 3 years I had prepared for the 3-day entrance examination marathon for architecture studies at the Silesian Technical University. I first learned the basics and later the deepest secrets of architectural freehand drawing. Starting with the still life and figurative painting up to drawings of the complex building objects.
In 1984, with almost 400 participants, there were only 40 places available. The best note 1.0 and the first place on the top of the list was my first great success as an artist.
During my studies 1987-1988 I had worked as an independent instructor of workshops for beginners in the field of graphics and drawing at the Silesian Technical University. In 1989 I emigrated to Germany, to Aachen, and continued my architectural studies at the RWTH Aachen University. From 1992-1994 I had worked as an assistant to Professor Rudolf Schönwald in the Department of Visual Design at the RWTH Aachen University. In the summer of 1996 I completed my master's degree in architecture with the note 1.0 at RWTH Aachen University with Prof. G.Schöffel and Prof. J.Coenen and Arch. P. Cornelius. The theme of my diploma was "A project of House for Bill Gates".
Despite some attractive job offers from renowned architecture offices, I decided to go the artistic path as a painter.
It has always been my passion and that's what became my main [...]

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