Growing up in a small, far-off village in South Germany I quite early resorted to creating and thinking as my way of variety and entertainment. My first ‘serious’ creation gig was when I was asked to design a shirt for my dad’s local sports club, which made so much fun that I spent all my teenage years doing shirt designs for senior classes – whatever it was, as long as I could make something. special, ‘different’ and ‘out-of-the-box’. Eventually I was told what every teenager gets told when he finishes high school: Study something valuable or get a decent job!
In my resistance, I decided to travel around the world for one year where I discovered Australia, New Zealand, Hawai’i, the USA and most of all, my inner self. Since then it has been my quest to express myself as an abundant artist.
For years I’ve struggled because I didn’t have a signature style and took many creative endeavours such as forming an art collective and creating an interior design brand. Today I know that my creativity and variety are my strengths, and that I shouldn’t limit myself to any technique or material, when there are things that matter so much more: My ideas, my thoughts as a human being and the message I want to convey.
I am a young, contemporary artist using various mediums to reflect on symbolism, identity, pop culture & the ever-growing digitalization of our everyday lives. Ultimately, my work intends to reframe common ideas to provoke in a well-thought manner and interpret the ways we use signs and symbols to communicate. This is my way of making sense of a world that is changing faster then we are growing up and adapting to it.
I therefore combine an experimental and process-oriented art practice with a conceptual, thematic approach that is inspired by urban culture, the collection of thoughts and the cultivation of our worldviews.
Visually and aesthetically, my works are characterized by a bold, vibrant and expressive style that effortlessly moves along the intersections between abstraction and figuration. Bright, fluorescent colours explode on psychedelic gradients. Chromatic, neon or iridescent tones come in dialogue with disruptive rainbow patterns . Big bursts of hypercolor are layered with various dynamic techniques, creating a mesmerising visual overload.
This interplay of textures, palettes and contrast transmits a vibrancy of motion and fluidity that is full of energy. Sometimes kept abstract, other times combined with traditional painting, the results are works that are both personal and universal in their language.