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Sigurd Rompza

1945 Born in Bildstock/Saar/D.
Studies at the Pädagogische Hochschule (teachers’ college) of Saarland.
Studies painting and the theory of art with Prof. Raimer Jochims, Städelschule Frankfurt/Main/D;
accepted into his master class.
Member of the artists’ group “Neue Gruppe Saar”.
1972 Creates his first white reliefs.
Since 1985 Coloured reliefs and wall pieces as open forms of images, relief drawings.
Since 1973 Writes texts on the theory of art and artists; numerous publications on concrete art and on the
foundations of design.
1981–1994 Teaches art education at the University of the Saarland/D.
1994 Professor of the foundations of design at the HBKSaar.
1999 Professor of painting and the elements of design at the HBKSaar.

To date, approximately 320 solo and group exhibitions; works in public and private collections.
Lives and works in Neunkirchen/Saar/D and in Saarbrücken/D.