— About me, my work, and all the other stuff I thought might be worth sharing...
Stefan Fuertbauer is a Vienna-based freelance photographer specialized in the area of portraiture and food for editorial, corporate and advertising.
His work frequently appears in national and international publications, magazines, newspaper, corporate media and advertisements.
His art work and free projects have been featured in ESQUIRE, URBAN, square magazine and in many major photography blogs like feature shoot, iGNANT, and Photography Served.
Stefan Fuertbauer was born 1976 and raised in Upper Austria and since 1997 lives and works in Vienna. The self taught photographer started to take pictures in early childhood when his father passed down a 35mm compact film camera to him.
After following various creative careers he returned to photography through the digital revolution though he still works analogue and hybrid, too.
«No matter whether it's a diner at night, iconic flowers or album covers installed at the museum of art history, each story has its own flair and Stefan Fuertbauer doesn't just depict it but knows how to make a grasp at it. This gift of empathy makes him the great portraitist as we know him. From Hader to Kern, from Dagmar Koller to Veronica Ferres - a Fuertbauer-portrait can be recognized by the way it clings to the person, the way it adopts to each ones nature. That's his recognizability. "The photograph itself is the very last technical part which is preceded by a lot of human interaction" says Fuertbauer. And that's what you can see in his pictures.»
— TheGap #160 / The 20 most interesting photographers of Austria
2018 Solo Exhibition 'EITERQUELLEN' at MDA Rennes, France
2015 Group Show 'AUTUMN' at featureshoot, online
2014 Group Show 'SUBURBIA' at featureshoot, online
2013 Group Show 'DER LETZTE STAND' open air gallery, Vienna
2013 Solo Exhibition 'EITERQUELLEN' at Austrian Cultural Forum, Rome (IT)
2012 Group Exhibition 'Selected Austrian Photography' at 33TCT, Vienna
2012 Solo Exhibition 'EITERQUELLEN' at gallery 33TCT, Vienna
2012 Exhibition 'PAN DANUBIA' at "Auf zu neuen Ufern" Opening, Vienna
2012 Exhibition 'ZWISCHENBILANZ' together with Michele Pauty, Vienna
2011 Group exhibition 'MOVING FOCUS' at Gallery Alma, Vienna
2011 Group exhibition 'JAZZ MACROSPECTIVE' at ZWE, Vienna
2010 Group exhibition 'PIXELJAZZ', Vienna
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