Manfred W. Jürgens

1956

Born in Grevesmühlen, Germany

1963 - 1973

Attendance of the polytechnical secondary school

1973 - 1975

Apprenticeship as sailor in Rostock

1975 - 1986

Apprenticeship and employment as painter in Grevesmühlen

1986 - 1989

Studies of communication design at the Design Academy in Ber­lin, subjects: science design and photography

1989 - 1990

Science design for the Zoological Garden Berlin

1990 - 1993

Cultural and social management in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Northern Germany

Since 1993

Self-employed as painter, designer and photographer

Since 1997

Working stays in England, Ireland, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Spain, Switzerland, Estonia, Sri Lanka and Taiwan

Since 2001

Single exhibitions of paintings in Wismar, Kühlungsborn, Güstrow, Leipzig, Hamburg, Venice and Gstaad

2009

Awardee in the category Figurative Painting of the Fifth Interna­tional ARC Salon Competition 2008/2009, Glenham, New York

Exhibitions

2001

Single Exhibition "Portraits on Panel"
Municipal Gallery Baumhaus, Wismar, Germany

2002

Single Exhibition "New Year's Reception of the Port of Wismar"
City Hall Wismar, Germany

2002

Group Exhibition "Elb-Art"
Old Elb Tunnel, Hamburg, Germany

2003

"Portraits" Exhibition with the Photographer Manfred Paul
Municipal Gallery Wollhalle, Güstrow, Germany

2005

Single Exhibition "Seele macht verwandt"
Friedenskirche Leipzig, Germany

2005

Single Exhibition "Manfred W. Jürgens"
Gallery Holly Snapp, Venice, Italy

2006

Single Exhibition "Zeit zum Sehen"
Die Zeit, Publisher's House Hamburg, Germany

2006

Single Exhibition "New Realism"
Municipal Gallery Baumhaus, Wismar, Germany

2006

Single Exhibition "New Realism"
Kunsthalle Kühlungsborn, Germany

2007

Single Exhibition "The Portrait of the Cow Soraia"
Alp Wispile, Gstaad, Switzerland

2009

Group Exhibition "Flora & Fauna"
Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, USA

2009

Single Exhibition "Factual Realism"
Die Zeit, Publisher's House Hamburg, Germany

2009

Group Exhibition "NordArt 2009"
KiC Art in the Carlshütte, Büdelsdorf bei Rendsburg, Germany

2009

Group Exhibition "Best of 2009"
Gallery MARZIART, Hamburg, Germany