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Markus Vater

Markus Vater was  born 1970 in Duesseldorf and grew up in the Eifel south of Cologne. He studied at the Kunstakademie in Muenster and Duesseldorf and at the Royal College in London, where he graduated in 2000. Markus Vaters practice is diverse and includes :  Drawing, painting, animation, video, sculpture and performance. He has taken part in numerous national and international exhibitions: Among others at the Kunstmuseum Bonn, Museum Gertsch in Switzerland, at the Kunsthalle Mannheim, the Royal Academy in London and more recent at  Museum Kunstpalast in Duesseldorf, Museum Baden and the Wilhelm Hack Museum in Ludwigshafen . He had shows with  Timothy Taylor ,Vilma Gold, ibid-projects, Anthony d'Offay and Centre of Attention in London, with Sies+Hoeke Gallery in Duesseldorf, Gallery Johnen in Cologne and Galerie Schoettle in Munich. He has worked on public projects for the fundament foundation in Tilburg and general public agency in London. Between 1995 and 2003 he has been part of the art collective hobbypopMuseum. His works are in the Falkenberg Collection Hamburg , The Graphic Collection of the Museum Kunstpalast Duesseldorf, the Collection of the Wilhelm Hack Museum Ludwigshafen and the Collection of the Franz Gertsch Museum Switzerland among others. He is Alumni of the Villa Romana Scholarship Florence. From  2001 onwards he has been teaching as a Visiting Lecturer at Goldsmith College London, Slade and Chelsea College of Art. In 2014 he was professor for painting and drawing at the HfBK Hamburg. 2015 and 2016 he was tutor in Fine Art (Performance) at the Royal College of Art in London.  As of now he is Guestprofessor for Drawing and Painting at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Kuenste in Karlsruhe.

Markus Vater has exhibited with Kristian Day in The Diamond Sea, 2017 and Night Realms, 2018.

acrylic on canvas 
90 x 120 cm 
A Peculiar Passion
acrylic on canvas
120 x 80 cm
£ 8,400
acrylic on canvas
120cm x 80cm 
acrylic on canvas
150 x 150 cm 
£ 9,000
Night Trip
acrylic on canvas
200 x 150 cm
Swan with no ideas
oil on canvas
100 x 150 cm
Snow White
acrylic on canvas
80 x 100 cm


acrylic on canvas

150 x 180 cm


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