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Markus Thonett

Markus Thonett

EXHIBITIONS

2016 “Back to the Woods” one man show, Kensington Coffee, Kensington
2014 Joint show Markus Thonett and Tessa Thonett. The Allen Gallery, Alton
2004-2014 Private commissions
2004 “Global Arts Project Exhibition” Bifunde, Limbe, Cameroon, Africa
2004 The Gallery, Fulham, London
1999 “Lost and Found” One person show, Cobalt Café Gallery, Dublin
1997 Exhibit in “Spectrum” DIT Exhibition at (RHA), Dublin
1995 One Person show, KAOS Gallery, Cologne
1994 Eucrea State Reception, National Museum of Modern Art
1994 National Portrait Competition, Dublin
1994 Group Show, National Maritime Museum, Dun Laoghaire
1994 Contribution to “The Great Book of Ireland”
1988-1991 “Glass Pier Exhibition”, Dun Laoghaire Arts Week, annually
1990 Group Show, KAOS Gallery, Cologne
1988 Group Show, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
1983 One Person Show, “Café Muckefuck”, Cologne
1981 “Exposure”, Bank of Ireland, Dublin
1978+1979 One Person shows, “Café Muckefuck”, Cologne


1959 Born in Cologne, Germany

1983 to date Freelance Artist working in Art and Design.
2009 Artist for special project with Teddington School, London
2008-09 Artist within the ‘Creativity Matters’ Program. UAL/Wimbledon.
2008 Teaching private drawing classes, Farnham & Alton
2004-2007 Arts Youth worker, Hampshire County Council.
2006/07 07/08 Teaching Sculpture Short Courses, Wimbledon College of Art
2002-2004 Director of Cultural Affairs, IRFF, Cameroon, Africa
2001-2002 Guest lecturer in Art, Post Grad courses at UTS, New York, USA.
2000-2001 Full-time at D.I.T. Teaching Drawing, Sculpture, Dublin, Ireland.
1984-2000 Part-time lecturer at Dublin Institute of Technology (D.I.T.)
1983 Graduated Nat. Dip. Art at Dun Laoghaire School of Art and Design


Markus also contributed to numerous voluntary and community projects related to the arts in Germany, Ireland, USA, Cameroon and the UK, as well as working on stage, film, TV and video productions, including ten years as Set designer and maker with the Lambert Puppet Theatre, Monkstown, Ireland.