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Robert Krainhöfner

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Robert Krainhöfner (*1967), born in Jena, is a trained toolmaker and wood-carver. Until 1999, he studied wood-carving under Professor Christian Höpfner at the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg. Following a visiting semester “Freie Kunst” (free art) at the Bauhaus University Weimar, he did postgraduate studies in “Art in Public Spaces” under Professor Johannes Peter Hölzinger, also in Nuremberg. Since 2001, Krainhöfner has been working as a freelance artist, exhibiting his work and participating in numerous competitions. He has already earned several scholarships. In parallel, from 2001 to 2006, he worked as a freelance teacher at the “Freie Waldorfschule Jena”. Since 2006, he has engaged in arts education at various, usually reform pedagogics-oriented schools and adult education institutions, during the last few years also often with a focus on the “Kulturagent*innen-Programm”.

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