Martin Strolz


Portrait Martin Strolz

 

2009

 

 

Instructor at the "Grand Masters Program",
GRS Training center, Emporia, Kansas  USA

 

Since 2000

 

Freelance work

 

Since 1986

 

 

Teacher at "Höhere Technische Bundeslehranstalt Steyr"
department for "Kunst und Design", "Graviertechnik"

 

1984

 

Martin set up his own workshop in Ferlach

 

from 1979 on

 

 

Worked in the studio of Johann Singer
for Franz Sodia, Ferlach and Lechner & Jungl, Graz

 

1980

 

Examination for the master craftsman certificate as an engraver, with distinction

 

1976-78

 

 

"Fachschule für Gestaltendes Metallhandwerk", Ferlach

Studied engraving under the supervision of Johann Singer

 

1972-76

 

"Fachschule für Gestaltendes Metallhandwerk" in Steyr 

 

1958

 

Born in Innsbruck

 

 

 

Awards

 

In 2009, 2012 and 2013 Martin received the "Editors Award"
from the Firearms Engravers Guild of America for outstanding articles in "The Engraver" Magazine.

 

In 2007 he received the "Engraving Arts Award of Educational Distinction"
from Glendo Corporation and the Emporia State University, Kansas, USA.

 


Memberships

 

"Berufsvereinigung Bildender Künstler Österreichs"

 

 

 

Publications

 Martin´s work was published in the following books and magazines

 

"Shooting Sportsman"

"L`incisione delle armi sportive"

"Kunst in Stahl geschnitten"

"Jagdschmuck. Waffengravuren aus Österreich"

"Der Anblick"

"Guns Magazine"

"The Double Gun Journal"

"The Engravers Journal"

" The Countryman`s Weekly"

"Kulturbericht des Landes Oberösterreich"

"Tiroler Tageszeitung"

"The Engraver"

"OÖ. Heimatblätter"