Gugger Petter

Newspaper Artist

Biography

Gugger Petter was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1949 (65 years old). She lived in Denmark her entire childhood life. She studied at two different art schools; Den Frie go Merkantile Kunstkole in Copenhagen & The Academy of Fine Art in Rome.

Den Frie og Merkantile Kunstskole & the Academy of Fine Art

She studied for a number of years at Den Frie og Merkantile Kunstskole (The Free Art School and Mercantile) in Denmark from 1967-68, and perfected her art. She then went to the Academy of Fine Art in Rome from 1970-73. Her main medium is newspaper, and she has created three dimensional and two dimensional art. She prefers using black and white as her main colors, which is why she chooses to use newspaper.

By Sam Gumban & Anita Parrott