Heinz Pistol

b. 20 June 1940 in Dortmund (D),  d. 4 January 2009 in Hüfingen (D); German sculptor, illustrator and architect

He lived and worked in Hüfingen.

1965-1971 Studied sculpture at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design under Professors Baudert and Baumann
Further studies followed under the Italian sculptors Luciano Minguzzi and Caliveri. He also studied architecture under Jacob Bakema in Rotterdam and Salzburg.

Awards and Prizes:

He received several awards and prizes and was, for example, National Youth Winner in Mainz. He took part in many art and culture projects in Germany and elsewhere.


1980Winner of the art competition of the City of Mülheim

Winner of sculpture exhibition "Homage à Baden-Baden, City and Scenery"

1990Awarded the Grand Prix of Europe La Musa dell’Arte in Cremona

 Symposia and Exhibitions:

1971Participation in the St. Margarethen sculpture symposium

Participation in Skulptura Ulm, in the Danube project "Steine am Fluss"

2000Participation in the Oggelshausen Sculpture Symposium in Oggelshausen
2005Exhibition focusing on sculptures and hand drawings in the Heinrich-Heine-Haus, Lüneburg
2008 Participation in the exhibition "Skulptur Im Blickpunkt" in the Kunsthalle Mannheim