Located in the heart of Karlsruhe, Germany. A vibrant cultural city in the border triangle of Germany, Switzerland, and France. DCS CONTEMPORARY produces exhibitions, publications, discursive, and learning experiences to forge an interpretive understanding of local and global phenomena in art and society.

The gallery works with talented local and global artists of renowned stature and offers spaces to young artists it considers promising. We support our artists in dynamic exhibitions and projects and pay special attention to our audiences and clients’ intellectual and aesthetic interests. Creating bridges between artists and art passionate.

With over 20 years of experience in the arts, Founder and Director Dr. Dana Corina Schmidt embrace diasporic voices, utilizing the space as a platform for exhibitions, museum visitations, public lectures, performing arts, new media. As well as a meeting point for artists, curators, scholars, and writers.

Contemporary Art Gallery

Karlstrasse 43, 76133 Karlsruhe
E: gallery@dcscontemporary.com www.dcscontemporary.com



Personal Data

Date of Birth: 17.12.1968
Place of birth: Craiova (Romania)



Art School “Grigore Gabrielescu” today “Cornetti” sculpture, Craiova
Alanus University of Arts – Alfter    Bonn


2000 Stone Symposium, Cluj-Napoca (Romania)
2001 Stone Symposium – Norway
2002 “Pleasure Ground” – State Garden Show – Wickrather Castle Park NRW
2003 “Sound installation” – Germania Brewery – Hersel
2004 “Arte Diem” Workshop – Arcus Romania
2005 “Group 2005”, Craiova (Romania)
2006 “Identitati”, Craiova
2007 “Studio 35”, Craiova
2009 “30-40”, Craiova
2010 Stone Symposium – Norway
KKV – Hamburgsund – Sweden
Bredevoort – Holland
2011 “Zeitgenossen” Bonn -Germany
2012 Male / Female   Mainz – Germany
2014  Exhibition Art N Act – Mainz – Germany
Exhibition  “Materia  Madre”  Gallery   Officina Delle
Zattere  Venezia – Italy
Exhibition “Open Ateliers”  Mainz – Germany
Exhibition  Galerie Tete de LArt  Forbach – France
Exhibition  “Anniversary exhibition”  Art N Act
Mainz – Germany
2015  Exhibition  Galerie numero 1    Paris – France
Exhibition  Galerie Mona Lisa   Paris – France
Exhibition  “Art 3 f – Salon International D’art
Contemporain”  Lyon – France
Exhibition  ” Salon d ` Automne ”  Paris  – France

2018  Exhibition  Art Shopping  Paris  France
Exhibition  Salon d Automne   Paris    France


“The sculptor Stefan Ghitan is an artist of strong essences. The mark of Brancusi, lurks him like a ghost, in the beautiful sense of the word. Stefan Ghitan is adept of the existentialist and metaphorical sculpture.He had exhibitions in Germany and with certainty ascension to the value chain will be fast and excellent. ”
Constantin Ilie (Gazeta de Sud -Craiova)

“Although his work is very related to the essentialization that Brancusi has imposed, Ghitan knows how to add to the specified materials different structural elements. The stone has thus Metals Cromat elements and the wooden “making friends” with the string as Hemp. The overall impression is of a design that can be regarded as pure art>
Viorel Parligas (Autograf-Craiova)