Peter Schwickerath


"The subject of my work is the relationship that connects mass , space and volume and the effect of the physical environment in space. To me, the surfaces represent the boundaries of the body, whose lines, colour and structural aspects converge seamlessly and honestly - together, they convey my intent.

I like clearly defined forms, such as, square columns or cylinders - they create, in their different ways, a wonderful interplay between mass and volume; and designed to create spatial references recognizable to the viewer.

Finally, I am particularly interested in the multitude of possibilities present in formal simplicity and strictness."

Peter Schwickerath

Peter Schwickerath, German Sculptor lives and works in Düsseldorf (Germany) and Punta del Este (Uruguay).

Many of his large-scale works can be found both in public spaces and sculpture parks and in public collections.


  • born in Düsseldorf

  • 1964
  • Folkwang Schule für Gestaltung (Folkwang School of Design), Essen under Professor Wamper

  • 1965
  • Assistant to Curt Beckmann, German Sculptor

  • 1966
  • Kunstakademie (Academy of Art), Düsseldorf, studied with Professor Norbert Kricke and Professor Manfred Sieler

  • 1968
  • Creation of own studio

  • 1988
  • Organiser of the D-88 ("Kunstachse Düsseldorf") Exhibition of large-scale pieces from 40 German artists in honour of Düsseldorf 700th


(Selection from 2020 - 2000)

  • "Theater trifft Skulptur ", Grossskulpturen im Skulpturenpark, Schloss Neersen - canceled because of Corona -
  • Skulpturenprojekt Lantzscher Park, Düsseldorf (Participation)
  • "Transparenz und Dichte," 10 Artists , Flottmann-Hallen, Herne
  • "1799 m3" , 5 Artists from Düsseldorf, Hawerkamp 31, Münster

  • 2019
  • Collection Christian and Dagmar Fochem ,Schloss Neersen
  • Westdeutscher Künstlerbund, Iserlohn
  • Kunst im Hafen, Düsseldorf - Peter Schwickerath, Andreas Bee

  • 2018
  • Version, Tuchfabrik, Trier ( exhibition with other artists )

  • 2017
  • Gallery Fochem, Krefeld (Finissage with the artists of the Gallery)

  • 2016
  • Fundacion Pablo Atchugarry, Punta del Este, Uruguay

  • 2015
  • Flottmann - Halls , Herne
  • Gallery 15a, Lochem, Netherlands

  • 2014
  • Gallery Onomato, Düsseldorf
  • Kunstverein Wilhelmshöhe , Ettlingen
  • Gallery 15a, Lochem , Netherlands

  • 2013
  • Gallery 15a, Lochem, Netherlands

  • 2012
  • Gallery 15a, Lochem, Netherlands

  • 2011
  • Gallery Fochem, Krefeld
  • Blickachsen 8, Bad Homburg
  • Centrum for Steel, Düsseldorf
  • Gallery 15a, Lochem, Netherlands
  • Gallery St.Johann, Saarbrücken

  • 2010
  • Great Art-Exhibition, Düsseldorf
  • Westdeutscher Künstlerbund

  • 2009
  • 4.Trienale of Sculptures, Bad Ragaz, Switzerland

  • 2007
  • Museum Kalkar
  • Gallery Feder, Murnau "Light and Heavy"

  • 2006
  • 3. Trienale of Sculptures, Bad Ragaz, Switzerland

  • 2005
  • Gallery Fochem, Krefeld
  • Gallery Feder, Murnau

  • 2004
  • Flottmann - Halls, Herne
  • "Zeche Unser Fritz", Herne

  • 2003
  • Egon Zehnder - International, Hamburg

  • 2002
  • Gallery Meißner, Hamburg

  • 2001
  • Museum Bochum, "Westdeutscher Künstlerbund"
  • Gallery Fochem, Krefeld

  • 2000
  • Gallery Feder, Murnau



Peter Schwickerath
Elbingerweg 17
40474 Düsseldorf
M +49 170 3845206



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