Art has been part of Daniel Hilgert’s life since childhood – a constant companion taking on different forms. The founding of his own company and the birth of his daughter in 2014 marked a new development in his artistic approach, but his passion is as strong as ever.
̋I paint for people, not for museums ̋
He used to apply brushstroke upon brushstroke in his quest for perfection. Now, Daniel’s motiva- tion lies in creating reduced forms that bring the essence of his figures to life.
Daniel receives no external funding or grants. Refusing to be limited by rules or conventions, he approaches every new challenge and idea with an open mind. Using many different experimental techniques, often in combination, he creates pieces that succeed in capturing and communi- cating emotions.