Bertie Fritsch is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Edinburgh with a background in music, design, and sound engineering. He works across a range of mediums and technologies including installation, sound, video, design, engineering, and painting. His current series of oil paintings represents reflective interior spaces, thresholds and viewpoints which invoke a sense of spaciousness and inner peace.
As an acoustic consultant, Bertie completed studio acoustic analysis projects, designs and installations for the famous Premises Studios, East London, Overtones Recording Studio, Access to Music, and Mercury-prize winning composer Thomas Adés. His music projects include performing (drums and percussion), recording, production and collaborations with contemporary artists such as Alfedo Genovesi, David Richter - SoonmanSoon, The Future Sound of London, Heidi Berry, Piano Circus, Will Harris (mylittlebrother) and Iain MacLeod at Honest Sound Studio.
Bertie lectures in creative industry subjects at New College Lanarkshire including music and music production. He completed an MA in Contemporary Fine Art at the University of Cumbria’s Institute of the Arts in 2017. He also has a PGCE in Post-Compulsory Education (2007), a Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control (1994) and BSc Hons in Engineering Product Design (1989).
Bertie is the son of celebrated international ceramic artist Elizabeth Fritsch MA (RCA), CBE and looks after her archive and online interests.