Fredi Schmid

Switzerland

Fredi Schmid

He is a swiss institution, who is also known as the grandfather of Bodypainting, learned and loved the artform of Bodypainting already 30 years ago during his Coiffeur education in different workshops as theatercoiffeur and Make-up artist. Since 1999 he regularly takes part in different international bodypainting competitions. His biggest success where the title as World Champion in SFX and UV in 2003 and 2010. Together with Craig Tracy he is also one of the founders of the colour splash party on the last evening of the WBF :-) 

In different events he took part as a jury member and is well known for his severe look at the jury, but also his adorable helpfullness, if somebody needs something. The Bodypainting family and the networking with the other artists is the most important thing for him.

He was also Co-organiser of different events, as the "swiss-bodypainting-day" in 2005 and since 2005 he is additionally head Maek-up artist at an operetta house.

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