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Art career

Wolfgang Trettnak was born in Graz (Austria) in 1962. He has been active in the fields of painting and graphics as an autodidact for more than 30 years. From 1980 to 1989 he studied chemistry at the University of Graz, obtaining both a master’s and a doctor’s degree. After a civil service in the domain of social assistance, he was working in the field of applied research for more than 10 years at a private research centre in Graz until 2002. This period was interrupted only by a one-year post doctorate stage in 1992 at the University of Florence (Italy). Besides his scientific work, Wolfgang Trettnak has participated in numerous national and international artistic workshops, seminars and courses (>> Training). His artistic work is focused mainly on painting with acrylic, oil and tempera colours. Several personal exhibitions took place in Austria, in the Czech Republic, in Italy and in Spain (>> Exhibitions). After leaving his scientific work in 2002, he has been living as a free-lance artist in Werndorf south of Graz.

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