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markus johannes nikolaus trapp diplomdesigner (fh), master of arts freelance  artist  and  designer

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markus johannes nikolaus trapp

 

 

professional development:

 

 

1999 - 2001

 

 

2001

 

 

2002

 

 

2002/2003

 

 

2003/2004

 

 

2004 - 2006

 

 

since 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

awards, grants and exhibitions:

born in 1978 in Munich, Upper Bavaria; grown up in Hof, Upper Franconia

 

 

 

 

 

studies at the University of Applied Sciences, Zwickau, Faculty of of Applied Arts, Schneeberg, Saxony, degree programme wood design

 

exchange semester at the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland, Gray's School of Art, degree programme 3D design

 

practical training at the freelance furniture designer Arkadius Wozniak, Southport, northern England

 

completion of the studies at the University of Applied Sciences, Zwickau, Saxony, degree with distinction in July 2003

 

employed at Opus Magnum Ltd., London, England, as furniture maker'

 

studies at the University of Art and Design, Helsinki [Taideteollinen Korkeakoulu], Finland, Master of Art programme 'spatial design', degree with distinction in December 2006

 

self-employed as freelance artist and designer in the area of Bamberg and Hof, Upper Franconia, as well as  in Helsinki, Finland

 

since end of 2009 based in Strassenreuth, Thuringia; reconstructing of a former guest - and farm house into living spaces and workshops

 

 

 

 

 

 

grant 'Jahresstipendium für Graduierte und Promovierte (Aufbau, Ergänzung, Forschung)' of the German Academic Exchange Service, 2005/2006

 

award 'Schinkelpreis' of the 'Architekten und Ingenieursververein zu Berlin', 2006, in the category art and architecture

 

artists grant of the 'Stiftung Otmar Alt', from January 2007, that was cancelled by the scholarship holder for personal difficulties with the founder as well as the foundation already in February

 

 

smaller individual and group exhibitions in Hof, Zwickau, Bamberg

as well as in Helsinki

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