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Prof. Gerwin Schmidt
Büro für visuelle Gestaltung

Zenettistrasse 27
D-80337 Munich
Germany

Fon 0049 / 89 / 74 68 94 94

mail@gerwin-schmidt.de

Curriculum vitae:
Prof. Gerwin Schmidt

1966 born in Munich. 1987 graduated from high school in Munich. 1988 to 1989 community service, work with animated cartoons, work for agencies, drawing school. 1990 to 1992 studied communication design at Kassel University. 1992 to 1997 studied visual communication and painting at design university HfG Karlsruhe. 1993 to 1997 freelance designer in Karlsruhe, Cologne and Munich. Since 1997 own design-office in Munich. Book- and posterdesign for mostly cultural clients like: Munich Chamber Orchestra, Design Zentrum München, Die Neue Sammlung München, Haus der Kunst München, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, etc. corporate-design for cultural events and businesclients. 1998–2014 graphic-design of Revolver magazine for cinema. 2001 to 2007 corporate-design for Gaggenau. Since 2014 corporate-design for Bulthaup. Mid-1999 to 2003 guest lecturer at Fachhochschule Vorarlberg, Austria, Intermedia Department. 2000 poster workshop for the Icelandic Design Association in Reykjavik, Iceland. 2001 and 2006 guest lecturer at the Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik. 2001 poster workshop at the invitation of the Goethe-Institut at the Cracow Academy of Arts, Poland, Graphic Design Department. Since 2003 professor for communication design at the State Academy of Art Stuttgart. From 2010 to 2013 member of Schmidt/Thurner/von Keisenberg. Since 2003 member of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale).

Awards, prizes

The “100 best posters of the year” award, Berlin: 1992, 2 x 1995, 2 x 1996, 2 x 1998, 3 x 2000, 2 x 2001, 2002, 2003, 2 x 2004, 2005, 2007. – “Die schönsten Bücher aus aller Welt,” international book design competition, Leipzig: bronze medal (Rambow’s class) 1993, bronze medal (with Hasting, Müller, Stetzer) 1995, bronze medal (with Hasting, Müller, Stetzer) 1996. – “Die schönsten Bücher” book design exhibition sponsored by Stiftung Buchkunst, Frankfurt am Main: promotional prize for young book designers (with Hasting, Müller, Stetzer) 1995, 1996. – Deutscher Preis für Kommunikationsdesign, Essen: (award) 1995 (with Hasting, Müller, Stetzer), 1998. – Festival d’Affiches, Chaumont, Ètudiants: (award) 2 x 1995. – Invitation and participation in the competition to design the CI for Expo 2000, Hanover (with Hasting, Müller, Stetzer), 1995. – 1st prize, poster competition at the Karlsruher Künstlermesse, Kulturreferat Karlsruhe, 1996. – Participation in the AIDS posters exhibition of the Festival d’Affiches, Chaumont, 1996. – Commendation, design competition on the theme of democracy, Landeszentrale für Politische Bildung, Baden Württemberg 1997. – Invitation to participate in the graphic design dissertations exhibition of Design Zentrum München, 1997. – Scholarship from the Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Kunst und Medientechnologie e.V., Karlsruhe: 1997. – “output” competition by the German Design Council, Frankfurt: award 1997. – International Graphic Design Biennale, Brno, Czech Republic: awards 1998, 2002. – Represented with 6 posters at the international poster exhibition of the Danish Poster Museum, Arhus, 1999. – Represented with 4 posters each at the international poster exhibitions of the Pécsi Galéria, Pécs, Hungary, 2000, 2002. – “International Poster Triennial” IPT, MMA, Toyama, Japan: (award) 2 x 2000, 2 x 2003, 2006, 2009, 2 x 2012, 2015. – Invited to take part in the Poster Action at MfG Zurich: re-opening of the Graphic Collection, 2000. – Festival d’Affiches, Chaumont: (award) 2 x 2001, 2002, 2003, 2 x 2007. – City of Munich promotional prize for applied arts, 2001. – Reddot award, Design Zentrum Essen 2002: 1 x reddot, 1 x reddot best of the best, 2003: 2 x reddot, 2004: 1 x reddot, 2011: 1 x reddot, 1 x reddot best of the best. – International Korean Poster Biennale: (award) 4 x 2002, 1 x bronce-medal 2004, (award) 3 x 2004. – International Poster Biennale Warsaw: (award) 2002, 2006, 2008, 3 x 2010, 2 x 2012, 3 x 2014 – CIPB China International Poster Biennale: (award) 2 x 2003, 2005, 5 x 2009 (1 x Jury Award), 1 x 2011, 1 x 2013 – Golden Bee, Moscow International Biennale of Graphic Design: (award) 4 x 2004, 2006, 2 x 2008, 5 x 2010, 1 x 2012, 1 x 2014, 1 x 2016 – The 3rd International Poster Biennial, Ningbo, China: (award) 2 x 2004. – iF communication design award 2005, iF International Forum Design Hannover: (award) 2005. – Lahti Poster Biennial: (award) 2005, 2009, 2014. – “Die schönsten Bücher”, Stiftung Buchkunst, Frankfurt a.M. Main: (award) 2006. – “TDC Annual Awards” Tokyo Type Directors Club, Japan: (award) 2007, (selected for the annual book) 2012. – Hong Kong International Poster Triennial: (award) 2010. – Invitation to “MUIP 3rd International Invitational Poster Biennial” Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2014. – Invitation to “Stage on Paper – 2nd International Performing Arts Poster Design Exhibition” at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Beijing, China, 2015. – Invitation to “World’s best poster designers exhibition of the 1st international poster festival of Shenzhen 2015 ”, Shenzhen, China, 2015.

Impressum

Prof. Gerwin Schmidt
Büro für visuelle Gestaltung

Zenettistrasse 27
D-80337 Munich
Germany

Fon 0049 / 89 / 74 68 94 94

mail@gerwin-schmidt.de

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