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 he
became inspired as a self-taught painter. His career now spans over
thirty nine years
as a professional artist.
Known for his exquisite use of color with strict attention for
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.
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. His art is reproduced on many popular fine art
prints, canvas Giclee's, posters, greeting cards, puzzles, and numerous
Kurt's paintings have been exhibited throughout the U.S. and
abroad in numerous national and international exhibitions including:
"The World Contemporary Art Exhibition" held in Los Angeles CA. and the
prestigious (IAAA-ASTC) "Other Worlds international exhibition.
He has produced many works 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 three years have three grown
children and five grandchildren. They have resided in Scottsdale
Arizona for the past twenty seven 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