The artist in front of his 12-part fountain pen painting "The Battle III"


1966
Born in Bad Saeckingen (Germany)
1988
A levels
1987 - 1999
Engagements as professional actor at several German-speaking theatres – last 5 year at the theatre Leipzig
1992
Incubation
1992 - 1994
Fountain pen painting with ink
1994
Award for Culture of the city of Singen
Search for an alternative paint for the fountain pen
Birth of Acrylic Fountain Pen Painting
1996
Exhibition at „Horch und Guck“ at the theatre Leipzig
1997 - 1999
Cycle of battles on John Milton’s „Paradise Lost“
Series of multiple part fountain pen paintings
1999
Genre-crossing painting presentation with music at the theatre in Innsbruck
1999 - 2005
Symphony No. 1
Original size 23 m x 22 m
1999
As actor he changes from theatre to film
Seit 1999
Engagements in several German and international movie and TV productions
2002
First Computer Animation „The Blue Symphony“ (11 minutes)
2003 - 2004
Symphony No. 2
Original size 1 m x 57 m
2006
Second Computer Animation „The Blue Symphony“ (12 minutes)
Seit 2006
Private painting presentations in exclusive settings in England, Switzerland and Germany
2006 - 2007
Symphony No. 3
Original size 13 m x 10 m
2007 - 2011
Symphony No. 4
Original size 40 m x 30 m
2008
First experiments with illuminations of a fountain pen painting at the Steisslinger culture days
2009
Painting presentations at the Museums´ Night Singen
Seit 2011
Work at Symphony No. 5
2013
Mulitmedia-based painting presentation with more than 40 exhibits in the artist’s home town
2015
Start of the digitalisation project catalogue of works fountain pen paintings
 
There are Europe wide fountain pen paintings in private collections.
 
Download his vita: Artist Axel Neumann 2015.pdf