Weigel, Gerald

First name: 
Gerald
Surname: 
Weigel
Year of birth: 
1925
Birthplace: 
Rudolstadt-Volkstedt (Thüringen)
Country of birth: 
Germany
Year of death: 
2020
CV: 

Gerald Weigel is born on November, 25, 1925 in Rudolstadt-Volkstedt in Thüringen, Germany.
1942-1949 Industrial Arts School, Sonneberg.
1954-1959 Hoehr-Grenzhausen, studio Balzar-Kopp.
1961-1967 Mainz, studio with Gotlind Weigel.
1967-1972 Bach/ Westerwald, studio with Gotlind Weigel.
1973 Gabsheim/ Rheinhessen, studio with Gotlind Weigel.

awards
2004 Staatspreis Rheinland-Pfalz
1989 Max-Laeuger-Preis 1. prize
1972 Member of Académie Internationale de la Céramique, Genève/CH
1969 Muenchen, Bayerischer Staatspreis, Gold medal
1967 Istanbul, TR International Ceramique, Silver medal

Adress: Hadergasse 7, D 55288 Gabsheim, Germany.
o Tel +49 6732 3919
weigel-keramik@gmx.de

Pictures: Portrait (Source Galerie-Handwerk.de); Gerald Weigel in his studio (Source Gabsheim-de); Gerald and Gotlind Weigel with their awards (source 19 West-Ceraics.de); Object (source ArtAurea.com); Hoher Stein, 2012, 58 x 30 x 28 cm (photographer Gotlind Weigel - www.gruppe 83.de); object Flache Form mit Streifen (source Galerie Rosemarie Jäger).

Bibliography: 
  • Katalog Kristall Glasuren, Keramiekmuseum Westerwald, Höhr- Grenzhausen, 1987.
  • Thormann, Olaf, Gefäss / Skulptur - Vessel / Sculpture; Keramik / Ceramics seit / since 1946 Grassi Museum für Angewandte Kunst Leipzig, 2013.