Matthias Kohlmann (* 1956 in Würzburg ) is a German draftsman and sculptor . He is a professor at the University of Pforzheim .
From 1977 to 1979 Kohlmann studied German philology , philosophy and art history at the University of Tübingen . In 1979 he moved to the Kunstakademie Stuttgart in the field of sculpture . From 1984 to 1986 he was at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf . Kohlmann received the state graduate scholarship Baden-Württemberg 1986/87, 1991 the scholarship of the country Baden-Wuerttemberg .
In 1987 he designed the large entrance area of ??the University of Applied Sciences in Villingen Schwenningen with Michael Jäger . Kohler’s painterly colored fields were rhythmized and structured by large ceramic sculptures (worked in the state majolica of Karlsruhe ).
He held various teaching assignments, including from 1986 to 1989 at AUDI / NSU in Neckarsulm for three-dimensional drawing for engineers. In 1988 he was guest lecturer with Thomas Lehnerer in the summer academy Progetto Civitella D’Agliano in Italy. From 1987 to 1990 he had teaching assignments for sculpture and drawing at the former College of Design in Pforzheim . In 1998 he was External Lecturer of the University of Southampton , Department of Barcelona .
Since 1999 he has been Professor of Drawing at the University of Applied Sciences Pforzheim , Faculty of Design. From 2003 to 2006 he was Prorector at the University of Pforzheim, since 2014 he is Vice Dean in the Faculty of Design. In addition to the bachelor’s education Kohlmann teaches in education for the Master of Arts in Creative Direction.
He is a member of the Deutscher Künstlerbund . Kohlmann lives and works in Stuttgart .