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Maierhofer Johann Georg

Biography

  • Before 1990, he studied calligraphy on his own
  • 1990-1993, pupil of Professor Werner Eikel in Schwert
  • 1994-1997, Regensburg, workshop in the Regensburg University Arts College
  • Since 1993, teaching in Regensburg, Freiburg, Margeburg, Landshut, and Schwerte
  • Since 1996, a free calligrapher artist in Regensburg
  • 1998, working at a studio in the Regensburg House of Artists
  • Since 2000, working at the School of Writing in Regensburg
  • Member of Ars Scribendi
  • 2001, Heart Talks video installations
  • 2002, founded the Landshut Calligraphic Society
  • In 2003, founded the Upper Pfalz Calligraphic Society
  • In 2004, he worked in a studio in Neunburg-am-Walde
  • In 2005, he wrote a book on calligraphy published by Gondrom-Verlag; became a member of Schreibwerkstatt Klingspor
  • In 2006, he wrote a second and a third book on calligraphy published by Urania-Verlag
  • In 2007, he received the award of the Federation of the German Language and Writing
  • 1997, Words as Drawings: an exhibition in the Regensburg University
  • 1997, Spontaneous Art, Burglengelfeld Museum of Popular Art
  • 1998, Calligraphy, Burglengelfeld Museum of Popular Art
  • 1999, Calligraphy in Castle, museum in Neunburg-am-Walde
  • 2000, Art of Writing, in Regensburg
  • 2001, Heimito von Doderer, Small Gallery in Landshut
  • 2002, Leaving Signs: exhibitions in Regensburg
  • 2003, Fantasy: exhibition at Art Forum in Regensburg
  • 2003, No Red: exhibition in Regensburg
  • 2004, By Hand and Print, exhibition in Landshut
  • 2004, Light/Love/Life: exhibition in Landshut
  • 2004, No B Letter: convention in Schwarzhofen
  • 2005, Words of the Heart: exhibition of cultural administration of Upper Pfaltz
  • 2006, Words of the Heart: exhibition in Schwerte Academy
  • 2007, From Form to Letter: exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in Linz.
  • In 2008, Chair of Calligraphy, Regensburg University, University Center of Methodology

Author works

Et nunc et semper, et in saecula saeculōrum

Ingres paper, gouache, nib, 48x62 cm, 2010

Alphabet

Ruling pen and gouache, gothic, uncial and free Roman style, 50x35 cm, 2008

The Quick Brown Fox

Parallel-pen, ink, gothic, uncial and latin free style, 45x64 cm, 2007

Cancellaresca

Parallel pen, ink, latin style, 32x45 cm, 2008

Hungry love

Ink in parallel-pen on paper, 30x20cm, 2007

Forms on a leg


Form uncial

Parallel-Pen with ink on Paper, 20x30, 2008

Form straight and wave


Form straight and circle

Ink and peace of wood on paper, 30x20 cm, 2004

The loving eye (Goethe)

Nib, ink on handmade paper, 38x28 cm, 2008

"Love is a Rose"

Uncial forms. Ingres paper, Chinese ink, automatic pen, 49x65 cm, 1996

Form

Ingres paper, ink, piece of wood, 40x60 cm, 2004

Thy will be done

Ingres paper, ink, parallel pen, 40x60cm, 2007

Logos

Ingres paper, ink, parallel pen, 40x60cm, 2004–2006.

Eichhofen haven

Ingres paper, ink, parallel pen Eisengallus, pointed pen, 40x60 cm, 2006

The Golden Sphere. Entry Page of a fairy tale written by Hans Maierhofer

Written in uncial forms in a circle, black ink, Parallel-Pen, ingres-paper, 49x65 cm, 1998

Calligraphy

Ingres paper, ink, parallel pen, 60x40 cm, 2006

Goethe

Fraktur-forms. Ingres-paper, parallel-pen and ink, 49x65 cm, 2006

Circle

Ingres paper, ink, piece of wood, 60x40 cm, 2002

Kalligrafie. Die Kunst des shonen schreibens (Calligraphy. The art of Beautiful Handwriting)

Gondrom Verlag GmbH, Bindlach, 2005

Kalligraphie. Von der Form zum Buchstaben (Calligraphy. From Shape to Letters)

Urania Verlag, Stuttgart in the Verlagsgruppe Dornier GmbH, 2006

Kalligraphie. Mit skizzen fur alle Motive (Calligraphy. With Sketches for all Subjects)

Urania Verlag in the Verlag Kreuz GmbH, 2007

“Die deutche Schrift” (German Script) magazine

Issue 1, 2008

Vater unser (Our Father)

Paper, gouache, nib, 48x62 cm, 2010

Eustachius Kugler

Ingres paper, gouache, nib, brush, 51x68 cm, 2009

Homeland 1

Ink, nib, oil-crayon, 29.5x40cm , 2014

Homeland 2

Ink, parallel-pen, pencil, 40x29.5cm , 2014

Homeland 3

Ink, nib, coloured pencil, 29.5x40cm , 2014
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Words Of Wisdom
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