Franz Billmayer,

University Professor in Art Education

  • Mirabellplatz 1
  • 5020 Salzburg

Franz Billmayer *1954 is professor for art education and chief editor of the Austrian journal for art and design education (BOEKWE).


Since 2006 he runs a site with a lot of ideas and examples on visual culture education. Until 2003 he was a professor for art education with focus on sculpture and 3-dimensionality at the University of Paderborn / Germany.


He studied sculpture and art education at the Academy of Art Munich. From 1987–1998 he worked as a teacher in different secondary schools in Bavaria. His special interests are the necessary impacts of visual culture and multimodality on classroom teaching in the arts.