Manfred Krautschneider (aka Man Fred)
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Illuminated by dreams, observation and introspection my works reflect on psychological processes and questions of meaning and significance, both personal and social.
Dictated by the concept, the works are in a variety of two-dimensional media: photographic, digital, and traditional.
Education and experience
Box Hill Institute, Dip. Visual Art. Monash University B.A. Ph.D.
Science academic and IT project manager before turning to art in 2001.
Man Fred was the pseudonym of Manfred Krautschneider from 2001 to 2009. However, online identity fraud caused me to transition to my birth name thereafter. The works are still signed "Manfred". If uncertain as to authenticity of work, please contact me using the email link at bottom of page.
Recent Photographic Art
The below are some of the "Suburban Reflections" series exhibited at Red Gallery and Jackman Gallery in Melbourne, and 10x8 Gallery and Brenda May Gallery in Sydney, and Gold Coast City Gallery.
"Terrible Beauty" 2015, from my Surreal Reflections series
"At the well" From the Suburban Reflections Series 4 - 2013/14
"Prayers for the drowning" From the Suburban Reflections Series 4 - 2013/14
"Whispers" From the Suburban Reflections Series 4- 2013/14
"Contrived" 2015, from my new Disrupting Space series
Current and upcoming exhibitions
UPCOMING: Photography Solo: "Presentiment", 24 Feb to 22 April 2018, Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell, Victoria, Australia
"Open 6 - Terrain" 2016 Oil on Canvas 75x100 cm
"Open 15" 100x75 cm 2016 Oil on Canvas
"Open 7" 2016 Oil on Canvas
"Open 4" 2016 Oil on Canvas
"Open 3" 2016 Oil on Canvas
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