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german, dutch, english

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Biography/Work Experience

The german born artist grew up near Cologne. Gabriele Viertel is best known for her underwater staged photographs. Conceptually, Viertels' images play with the dialog between the mediums of painting and photography. The magical and sensual, often surreal pictorial language and the chiaroscuro light are characteristic means of expression. Viertel’s work has been exhibited in musea and galleries in Europe and the United States and is located in prestigious private collections as well as the collection of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art and the University of Art, Rotterdam. Her distinctive images have rapidly caught the attention, receiving numerous of awards and has been featured by media worldwide. Gabriele Viertel lives and works in the Netherlands.

Professional Specialties

fine art / nude


Merit Award 2015 Best of Contemporary Photography Fort Wayne Museum of Art International Color Awards 2015 Winner Gold Medal International Color Awards 2015 7 x Nominee Prix De La Photografie Paris 2015 Winner Silver Medal Prix De La Photografie Paris 2015 7 x Honorable Mention Kontinent Awards 2015 Honorable Mention International Photography Award 2015 10 x Honorable Mention Fine Art Photography Awards 2015 2 x Honorable Mention 1 X Photo Awards - 2014 Winner Fine Art Nude The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards - Pollux Award 2014 2 x Finalist The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards - Julia M. Cameron Award 2014 Finalist Dive Photo Award 2014 Second Price Grand Prix De Découverte 2013 Short listed

Proudest Achievements


design, engineering