Thomas Kohl

Artistic Design Principles

Imparting theoretical and practical design principles. The development of artistic strategies for the Bachelor u. Master’s program. Abstraction finding depending on the real environment. Focus on two-dimensional work depending on the real environment, with three-dimensional expansion into space. The presentation of the artistic work and its reception will be tested u. discussed. With the simultaneous aim of reflecting on one’s own artistic position in the current, contemporary art context.

 

Education and career

1960
born in Düsseldorf

1979-81
Study of languages and philosophy at the University of Düsselodrf

1981-88
Study of Sculpture & Painting at the Art Academy Düsseldorf, Master Student of Gerhard Richter

1990-92
Scholarship of the City of Marseille
Scholarship of the Ville Arson, Nice
Artiste en Residence, Musée Villefranche
Scholarship of the Künstlerhaus Boswil Foundation (CH)

200-04
Burgandy Scholarship, Dijon
Travel Scholarship of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Dordogne
Travel Scholarship of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate, Morocco

Lives and works in Geilnau/Lahn and Düsseldorf