AboutJürgen Blümlein was born in 1973, and, as founder and curator of Skateboard Museum, organizes skateboard exhibitions and has been creating a unique archive of skateboard history for audiences worldwide. Jürgen's work draws inspiration from a variety of sources, such as street culture, skateboarding, art, film and fashion. His early passions include design and collecting Swatch watches in the 80s. He attended the Film-Academy Ludwigsburg and worked in the film industry.
As a founding member of the artist collective, FauxAmi, Jürgen has been curating art exhibitions for the first ever skateboard museum in Europe, which include the exhibit Made for Skate: The Illustrated History of Skateboard Footwear, showcasing the world's largest collection of skateboard footwear, with the accompanying book published in 2009. He began skateboarding in 1987 and has been on a board ever since.