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Kurt Burmann is one of the most renowned and admired space and Visionary artist.  Born in Detroit Michigan in in 1956, Kurt  grew up in the rural country farmland of Michigan.  It was there where he became inspired as a self taught painter. His career now spans over thirty five years as a professional artist.

Known for his exquisite use of color with strict attention for detail

and perspective.  His unique blend of versatile subject matter including: space art, surrealistic visionary, scenic environmental, and contemporary themes combined with a metaphysical and spiritual flare, has earned him top awards and international acclaim.


He has illustrated many popular greeting cards, puzzles, posters and fine art prints.  Kurt's artworks have graced the covers and pages of many leading  magazines, prestigious books, textbooks  and children's books, including: In The Streams Of Stars, Visions Of Space, and Isaac Asimov's Library Of Universe.


Kurt's paintings have been exhibited throughout the U.S. and abroad in numerous national and international exhibitions including: The World Contemporary Art Exhibition in Los Angeles CA., The (IAAA-ASTC) "Other Worlds international exhibition, and the prestigious "USSR Dialogues" exhibition held in several major cities throughout Russia.


He has produced large murals and artworks for space and science centers, and space museums, as well as background painting and set-design for The Children's Miracle Network Telethon.  His visuals have appeared in many worldwide planetarium presentations and educational television programs.


Many of Kurt's original paintings have been displayed in several of the most prominent museums including:  The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and are also represented in many outstanding private and corporate collections.


Kurt and his wife Carol, of forty years have three grown children and five grandchildren.  They have resided in Scottsdale Arizona for the past twenty five years.  In their free time they enjoy being with family and friends, spending time with their grandchildren and being close to God in the great outdoors fishing and camping.


From his Scottsdale studio, Kurt continues to master a variety of subject themes and new genres, techniques, and evolving skillful ideas, perpetuating his career as an artist and his devoted passion for fine art painting.