Tripp, Jan Peter

Jan Peter Tripp was born in Oberstdorf, Germany in 1945 and studied sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts, Stuttgart from 1967-70.

In 1971, he was awarded a scholarship of the DAAD for Vienna, Austria and studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.  In 1972, he was awarded “master pupil” and was again awarded a scholarship, this time for the German People Foundation of Vienna.

In 1983, for a third time Tripp was awarded a scholarship from the Barkenhoff Foundation.  He is a painter and printmaker who, since 1972 has had numerous solo exhibitions and shows in Germany and abroad.

He currently lives and works in Mittelbergheim.