Dieter Hastenteufel

Frozen Motion, limestone and iron.

Dieter Hastenteufel created “Frozen Motion” using limestone and iron in 1976. Born in Basel, Switzerland his family moved to Germany where he studied Sculpture and Ceramic-Mural at the Academy of Fine Art in Stuttgart, Germany in 1968. He moved to Canada in 1969 and was living in Flesherton, Ontario at the time of the 1976 symposium.

Hastenteufel by Catchi


Below is a preliminary watercolor and a photo of Hastenteufel working on his model of his piece.



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Born and educated in Germany, Dieter Hastenteufel has been a Canadian citizen since 1974.  He will be one of the sculptors attending the International Sculpture Symposium here October 11 through November 30.

Photo from the Liberty Hill Sculpture Symposium Archives

He has taught at the Artists’ Workshop and New School of Art in Toronto, Board of Education art classes in Toronto, Sheridan College Creative Art in Bramton, Ontario and Dundas Vally School in Dundas, Ontario.

In 1975 he exhibited in “Canada on Canvas” , Three Schools Exhibition in Toronto.  He also participated in group shows at McMaster Gallery in Hamilton, Burnaby Gallery in British Columbia and “Ontario on View” in Toronto.

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