HA Schult - Biography

Born in 1939 in Parchim/Germany HA Schult grew up in the ruins of Berlin. From 1958 to 1961 he studied at the Academy of Art in Düsseldorf. HA Schult creates his projects with Elke Koska, the muse. He lives and works with Anna Zlotovskaya, the violinist, in Cologne. HA Schult was one of the first artists to deal with the ecological imbalance in his work. He is a major contributor to today`s new ecological awareness. His works were on show on all continents. 

They are in many public collections like The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation, New York, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Tate Gallery, London, Centre Pompidou, Paris, The State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg, Zendai Museum,Shanghai, Neue Galerie, Graz, ZKM, Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, DHM, German Historical Museum, Berlin, Haus der Geschichte. Museum 

of Contemporary History of Germany, Bonn, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, and in important private collections all over theworld. He participated twice at the documenta, 1972 and 1977. 

Since 2007, the worldwide first award for an environmental conscious car industry, the ÖkoGlobe by HA Schult, is presented yearly.