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Raphael Beil Uttarayan Art Foundation Skulptur Indien

Raphael Beil

Sculptor, Teacher and  Founder of "School of Sculpture" Berlin

Born 1964 in Hamburg

He trained as a stone sculptor and studied sculpture at the Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences.


He worked as an assistant to various artists such as Tony Cragg (Wuppertal), Nicolas Bertoux (Pietrasanta, Italy) and Hagbart Sollös (Larvik, Norway) and gained diverse experience in the artistic processing and realization of monumental sculpture projects.


Since 1992 he has worked as a freelance sculptor in Berlin, Norway and Italy.

At the beginning of his work as a sculptor, he collaborated with the garden and landscape architects Cornelia Müller and Jan Wehberg (, who invited him to work with them on some of the most important building projects in Berlin.

Among others, the Federal Ministry of Economics in Berlin, Paul-Celan-Hof at the Jewish Museum Berlin, "Floating Stones" at the Reichstag building (Friedrich-Ebert-Platz) and the design of the "Climate Crosses" at the Neanderthal Museum in Mettmann.


Another focus of his international work is his participation in worldwide exhibitions, competitions and symposia.

Among others, in Italy, Turkey, Taiwan, India, Guatemala and China.


He began his work as a teacher in 1986 at the summer academy for sculpture "Campo de'll Altissimo" in Italy. And was part of the school until 2022.


In order to be able to pass on his experience in these areas and due to the possibility of a great location in Berlin-Reinickendorf in the garden of the old destillery Monopol, he founded the "School of Sculpture" in Berlin together with Tobia Silvotti in 2023. "School of Sculpture" offers marble workshops and sculpture courses with, granite, Italien Alabaster, Travertine and other types of stone.


The desire is to convey the experience of creating one's very own sculpture and individual expression with traditional and modern tools. To impart the craft and artistic basics especially to young and also older and experienced people. Everyone is welcome to give free rein to their imagination and creative power and create something unique.

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