Franz GRABMAYR was born in Pfaf­fen­berg near Obervel­lach in Carinthia in 1927. After com­plet­ing a high school grad­u­a­tion course at the teacher train­ing insti­tute in Vien­na, Grab­mayr start­ed teach­ing in St. Jakob im Rosen­tal in 1948. 1954 to 1964 stud­ied at the Acad­e­my of Fine Arts in Vien­na, paint­ing class Robin Chris­t­ian Ander­sen. 1962 aban­don­ment of the teach­ing pro­fes­sion. In 1964, Franz Grab­mayr moved into a wing of the vacant renais­sance cas­tle in Rose­nau. From 1966 to 1971 the artist main­ly paints in a near­by sand pit. In 1973 he moved to Ober­strahlbach near Zwet­tl. Grab­mayr spends the win­ters in his stu­dio in Karl-Marx-Hof in Vien­na. In 1981 the idea of the mobile work­shop was born. 1984 Award­ed the title of pro­fes­sor. 1997 return to the Wald­vier­tel. From 1961 numer­ous exhi­bi­tions and par­tic­i­pa­tion in exhi­bi­tions. Franz Grab­mayr dies on May 8, 2015 in Vien­na. 2004 — first exhi­bi­tion in the gallery Welz.

Franz GRABMAYR was born in Pfaf­fen­berg near Obervel­lach in Carinthia in 1927. After com­plet­ing a high school grad­u­a­tion course at the teacher train­ing insti­tute in Vien­na, Grab­mayr start­ed teach­ing in St. Jakob im Rosen­tal in 1948. 1954 to 1964 stud­ied at the Acad­e­my of Fine Arts in Vien­na, paint­ing class Robin Chris­t­ian Ander­sen. 1962 aban­don­ment of the teach­ing pro­fes­sion. In 1964, Franz Grab­mayr moved into a wing of the vacant renais­sance cas­tle in Rose­nau. From 1966 to 1971 the artist main­ly paints in a near­by sand pit. In 1973 he moved to Ober­strahlbach near Zwet­tl. Grab­mayr spends the win­ters in his stu­dio in Karl-Marx-Hof in Vien­na. In 1981 the idea of the mobile work­shop was born. 1984 Award­ed the title of pro­fes­sor. 1997 return to the Wald­vier­tel. From 1961 numer­ous exhi­bi­tions and par­tic­i­pa­tion in exhi­bi­tions. Franz Grab­mayr dies on May 8, 2015 in Vien­na. 2004 — first exhi­bi­tion in the gallery Welz.


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