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We are particularly pleased to be able to introduce this year´s curator and our artists !

Curator 2022

Ute Ritschel

Ute Ritschel is the curator of the First International Forest Art Festival. The studied cultural anthropologist lives and works in Darmstadt. Since 1995 she has been the organizer and curator of the art biennial “Vogelfrei” in private gardens and parks in Darmstadt.


Ute is not only chairwoman of the Center for Art and Nature eV and since 2002 founding member of the Verein für Internationale Waldkunst eV  but also curator of 14 international forest art trails and 8 forest art conferences in Darmstadt, Wisconsin (USA) and Mount Lushan and Chengdu (China).  Ute Ritschel has been teaching Forest Art at the Evangelische Hochschule Darmstadt since 2008 and has been the director of the International Forest Art Center (IWZ) since 2009.


"Forest art brings together the creative forces of the forest and the artists."

Ute Ritschel, curator & cultural anthropologist

And these are the fantastic artists, who transformed our old forest park into the Forest Art Park St. Corona am Wechsel!

Our artists

" Art has the task of keeping alive what is so important and necessary for us humans."

Michelangelo,  painter & sculptor

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