During his childhood and throughout his teens, Carl discovered a passion for pencil drawing, painting, photography, graphic design and has thus-far sold over 120 pencil/charcoal sketches, photographs and creative designs to buyers world-wide. Carl has always been a passionate music lover and over the years his knowledge of rock, heavy metal, jazz and blues music has grown profoundly.
He has interviewed and reviewed many international and Australian artists for several well-known magazines and websites, including Rolling Stone (Australia), Heavy Mag, scenestr, Scene Magazine, Time Out, Impress and more. Some of these artists include: KISS, B.B. King, John Mayall, Chick Corea, Faith No More, Chris Jericho, Def Leppard, Hugh Jackman, Peter Dinkley, Pantera, Bon Jovi, Motley Crue, Judas Priest, Megadeth, Dillenger Escape Plan, Mastodon, Yngwie Malmsteen, Jethro Tull (Ian Anderson), Dream Theater, Trivium, Passenger, Pearl Jam, Tumbleweed, Primus, Anthrax, Henry Rollins, No Doubt (Gwen Stefani), The Cruel Sea, Silverchair, The Tea Party, Andrew G (Host of Australian Idol/Feebles Junky), Powderfinger, Midnight Oil, Kreator, Edguy, Testament, Jeff Beck, Gary Numan, Iced Earth, Tankard, Finntroll, HammerFall, Ugly Kid Joe, Tool, Sepultura, Soundgarden, Mike Portnoy…
Carl Neumann has a rich and diverse history in the arts industries, being talented in creative and graphic design, painting, drawing, photography, copywriting and music journalism. With these combined talents, Carl has created hundreds of websites, brochures, logos, photographs and videos for national and international companies, including Crown Casino, Honeywell, Oral-B, Sony Records, Warner Records, Rolling Stone and other household names and well-known brands and companies.
As a creative portrait, fashion and music photographer, Carl photographs Australian and international artists including musicians, actors, models and CEOs.
Carl also writes for a number of national music magazines and websites, and boasts a high-profile portfolio.