The Artistic Journey of Walter Peter Brenner


The Artistic Journey of Walter Peter Brenner

Born in Guatemala in 1965, Walter Peter Brenner is a highly acclaimed professional artist with a remarkable career spanning 35 years. For the past 25 years, he has dedicated himself to the world of sculpture, creating captivating works of art. Walter's artistic journey began under the guidance of his father, Walter Peter Koller, a renowned Guatemalan painter. His extensive education includes studies in Philosophy and Architecture at the Francisco Marroquin University in Guatemala, Sculpture at the School of Fine Arts in Zurich, Switzerland, and Visual Arts at the Superior School of Art at USAC. Today, he serves as the Director and Professor at his own art school, the Ars Artis Art Academy.

Artistic Achievements:

Walter's has held seven solo painting exhibitions, two of which took place in Switzerland, and has participated in approximately 40 group exhibitions, as well as various auctions. Walter is widely recognized for his creation of "The Colossus of Inmaco," a 10-meter-tall terracotta monument, and "Atlas Libertas", a 5 x 5-meter sculpture crafted from embossed bronze brass for the Business School of the Francisco Marroquin University.

In 2000, Walter earned First Place in the Guatemalan Olympic Committee's Art Competition, which granted him the opportunity to participate in ART & SPORT 2000 organized by the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne, Switzerland. His winning piece, "The Archer”, symbolizes how individuals must aim for their own destiny to achieve their highest goals. In May 2014, Walter's monumental sculpture "Dawn: The Giant of Cayalá" was unveiled in Paseo Cayalá. This masterpiece, carved from Guatemalan beige marble, stretches 18 meters in length and stands 3 meters tall, representing the "Quest for Happiness." In September 2016, his sculpture "Muse of Innovation”, over 4 meters in height, was inaugurated in front of Tower 2 on the Tec Campus. His latest monument, "The Connectivity Force”, was unveiled in September 2017 at the corner of Tower 1 in the 4 Grados Norte Technological Campus.

Walter Peter Brenner remains a true maestro, leaving an enduring legacy that will inspire generations to come.