1954 born in Darmstadt, lives and works in Hugstetten near Freiburg and on Crete
until 1981 studied art, art education and German studies in Düsseldorf and Freiburg
1996 Establishment of a studio in Brooklyn / New York.
D. Sommer's works want to be open systems, intermediate realms, twilight stages on which the possibilities and hints play. If a picture title points to landscape, then this is not necessarily a topographical determination, but rather a place of experience of looking.
His oil paintings are usually supplemented by graphic elements.