Manfred Rapp

manfred rapp

Manfred Rapp was born in Germany in 1956 and began drawing at the age of four. By the time he was sixteen, he was serving an apprenticeship as a graphic artist at a West German firm. Upon completion of his apprenticeship he began his career doing graphic designs and Illustrations for televised children’s programs, books and designing performing arts posters for various artist such as Diana Ross, Barry Manilow and Phil Collins. Later working for Messerschmidt Boelko Blohm Air Industries as a technical plan-drafter for aircraft engines & general air dynamics & concepts.

Wand der Inspiration

During this time, many study trips were made to Paris, Rome and Venice where he visited the famous art museums and began a study of the Great Masters. At age twenty-three he enrolled in the Art Academy of Konstanz, where he studied from 1979 to 1985 under the close guidance of renowned Czechoslovakian artist, Professor Karel Hodr. Manfred has the honor of receiving his Masters Degree in Fine Art from this distinguished Academy.

Fine Art