Name: Johannes Schreiter
Country of Origin: AF
Schreiter was born in Buchholz in the Ore Mountains in 1930 . After school, he started studying visual arts instead of the original plan to study music. From 1949 to 1957 he studied in Münster, Mainz and Berlin, which enabled him to receive a scholarship from the Friedrich Ebert Foundation . In 1959, Johannes Schreiter invented the image type of brand collage or fumage collage.
From 1960 to 1963 he was head of the “Area” department at the State Academy of Art in Bremen . From 1963 to 1987 he was a professor at the State University of Fine Arts in Frankfurt am Main , from 1971 to 1974 its rector. Johannes Schreiter is a member of the German Association of Artists .  He now lives in Langen (Hessen) and since November 2013 honorary citizen of the city  .