Wulf Erich Barsch Edit Profile
Studied drawing, Studienatelier K. Kaschak, Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1962. Studied design, Staatliche Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste, Hamburg, Germany, 1963. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Werkkunstschule, Hannover, Germany, 1968.
Master of Arts in Printmaking, Brigham Young University, 1971. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Brigham Young University, 1972.
While his full name is Wulf Erich Barsch von Benedikt, he uses Wulf Barsch as his professional name. Barsch received a master's degree equivalent in Germany from Werkkenschule, Hanover in 1968, a Master of Arts degree from BYU in 1970, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from BYU in 1971, and then joined the faculty at BYU in 1972. Barsch was a leader in the second wave of the Art and Belief Movement.
He retired from teaching at BYU in 2010. His work is recognized as some of the better modern religious art work.
Married Sandra Porter. Children: Kelee, Garn, James, Aram, Joseph.