Harald Kastlunger

Was born on 4th October 1937 . He received his schooling in the former cathedral town of Brixen and in the Agustine Seminary in Neustift nearby, where he dedicated himself to sacred music for a time, playing cello and violin.

In Kufstein in Austria he completed a pastry cook apprenticeship and took the trade examination in Basle, Switzerland. From 1962 to 1974 he taught mainly practical subjects at the secondary and vocational schools in Brixen.

In 1974 he took over the running of the parental business, a café and pastry shop in the so-called “Pfaundlerhaus” on the Pfarrplatz in Brixen. A 131 year-old tradition .Kastlunger’s café and pastry shop – came to and end in 1989.

Harald Kastlunger bade farewell to his bourgeois profession and since then has dedicated himself exclusively to art, to painting and sculpture.

He leads a life between idea and reality and is permanently in search for that passion in the human which is a driving force from his birth and through wich he ultimately attains the true state of happiness. Harald Kastlunger is a Cyclops of the imagination not only in his artistic creation but equally so in his positive outlook on life.