Thomas Ehretsmann

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THOMAS EHRETSMANN WAS BORN IN 1974 AND GREW UP IN THANN, FRANCE. HE COMPLETED HIS STUDIES AT THE SCHOOL OF DECORATIVE ARTS IN STRASBOURG IN 1998 AND HAS LED A SUCCESSFUL CAREER IN ILLUSTRATION FOR FIFTEEN YEARS. NOTABLY, HIS WORK HAS BEEN FEATURED IN THE NEW YORKER, ROLLING STONE, ELLE MAGAZINE AND VARIOUS EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN BOOKS AND JOURNALS. IN 2009, HE SPENT SEVERAL MONTHS IN NORWAY STUDYING WITH THE INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED PAINTER, ODD NERDRUM. HE RECEIVED A GOLD MEDAL FROM THE SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS OF NEW YORK IN 2011, AND A SILVER MEDAL FROM THE SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS WEST IN 2013. IN 2016, HIS PAINTING 'VACUUM 2' WAS SELECTED FOR THE BP PORTRAIT AWARD EXHIBITION AT THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY IN LONDON. HIS WORK HAS BEEN EXHIBITED AT GALLERY L’OEIL DU PRINCE IN PARIS AND AT GALLERY BRULEE IN STRASBOURG. HE HAS BEEN INVITED TO ITALY SEVERAL TIMES TO CONDUCT SOME WORKSHOPS ABOUT ILLUSTRATION AND SKETCHES FROM LIFE.

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