Outsider artist, Kurt Zimmermann, was born in Plochingen, Germany in 1925. His family moved to Schenectady, NY, when he was four years old. He attended Hudson Valley Technical Institute graduating with a degree in Electrical Technology. In 1963, while working on a NATO project in Germany, Kurt experienced an emotional crises which initiated his involvement in painting. When he returned to the United States, he was assigned to the Apollo Moon Project at the Kennedy Space Center. After completion of the assignment, he left to do art full time.
"My work is a direct expression of information from other realms. By bringing it into this world through my art, I hope to make viewers aware of the greater dimensionality of life-- a view very different from the 'normal' day-to-day reality we perceive." Kurt Zimmermann