A surprising place for surprising art.
Art Post Uki is a gallery space dedicated to showing the work of artists from Uki and surrounding areas in what is a truly unusual venue, the heritage-listed Uki Post Office. The exhibitions are curated by an independent panel including a local artist, with a mission to build community and engage visitors.
Dieter’s love affair with the Australian bush began in 1971. “I instantly fell in love with the bush and Australian light. I loved the expansion of the landscape and the big sky just blew my mind.” Dieter said he felt a freedom he never felt in the European Landscape." In 1971 Dieter migrated to Australia and a whole new way of life- marriage, children. 1976 his first exhibition at the Hogart Gallery in Sydney. Dieter was encouraged to study art and enrolled at the Academy of Art in Mannheim where for one year he was in the master class of six students tutored by the expressionist Artists Paul Bergner and Hans Meistermann. After his four years at the Academy he became a practising artist and taught at the Rudolf Steiner primary school in Frankfurt for two years. In 1969 he was one of three young artists who opened their own gallery in Gross-Gerau as well as exhibiting their own work in Russelsheim, Weinheim and Heidleberg.
Dieter’s ‘Horizons and Beyond’ is currently exhibiting at the Uki Post Office until the 20th February 2019.