Sabina Fritzsche

Art mediator, painter and therapist ‘GPK’

Born in Königsee, Germany. Grown up and educated in Stuttgart. Read German at university. Degree in art therapy. Further studies in art and psychotherapy. The practice of meditation.

Since 1980: lives and works in Basel. Has her own painting studio. Tutor in art therapy and art work in public adult education. Promoter of art and organiser of art and painting study tours in Europe.

Since 1989: regular solo exhibitions in Switzerland and Germany. Has many years of clinical experience as art therapist in psychiatric clinics, most recently at the private clinic ‘Hohenegg’, Meilen. Lectured art therapy students for 15 years and was year tutor of two classes as well as examination expert at the IAC in Zurich. For eight years she was in charge of painting groups for cancer victims in collaboration with the ‘Krebsliga’, Basel.

Art study visits to Israel (artist in residence) and USA (California and New Mexico).

Now self-employed again in Basel, since 2016. Individual art therapy work, therapy teaching, art promotion, further educational training for art therapists, art courses, seminars abroad.

Sabine Fritzsche