Rivka Batescoff-Simmel


Since 1990 Creation, organization and coordination of extensive projects in print- and new-media.
Art, illustration, interior design.
Since November 2006 Designer and Artist at Eric Cohen Books

Musical education: piano, double bass, flute (traverso)
Tutor for Video and Music-Recording.
Playing in several theater groups and jazz bands.


1983 Abitur (Final Highschool Examination)

1984 Probationer at ”Lohse&Partner”, Karlsruhe
Probationer at ”Atelier Neuner”, Karlsruhe
Probationer at ”Agentur Schönfeld”, Bruchsal

1985-1989 Studies of Communicational Design at FH Wiesbaden (Academy for Communicational Design)
1989 BA in Communicational Design (Examination-Board: Prof. Gregor Krisztian/ Prof. Harald Braem)


Years of Practice

25 years

Information about work style

I usually work with my imagination, but sometimes I use photographs - very spontaneously and sometimes conceptual.

Details about materials and techniques you use

Mixed media. In general a acrylic, tempera and chalk mixture on canvas. Sometimes also on carton.

Why you create this type of art

This is what happens when I grab a brush

Where you find your inspiration

In nature, music and people

Which other artists and movements

I am a free spirit. Love "old" school like Chagall, Monet and Gaugin

Future Plans

I want to make an abstract series of "Bereshit"
I also want to continue my Jazz series.


Several exhibitions with art.

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