born in 1971 in Herne (Germany), lives in Hamburg (Germany)
Thorsten Brinkmann is best known for his recent portraits and installations. He studied visual communication and fine arts with German artists Floris Neusüss, Prof. Bernhard Johaness Blume and Franz Erhard Walther. He received his degree at the Hochschule für bildende Künste, Hamburg in 2002. He has been exhibiting his work since 2000 with numerous shows in Germany and abroad including solo shows at Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Georg-Kolbe Museum, Berlin, GEM Museum voor Actuelle Kunst, The Hague. His work will also be a part of a show in The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh (2011) and has been a part of a show at the ICP in New York in 2009. Some of his awards and grants include the Kunstpreis Finkenwerder and the Fellowship Award, City of Hamburg.