* 1964 in Reken, Germany, lives in Berlin
Thomas Rentmeister’s works are created in the field of sculpture and installation. From 1987 to 1993 he studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf with Günther Uecker and Alfonso Hüppi and completed his studies there as a master student with Alfonso Hüppi. Thomas Rentmeister’s work has been shown in national and international exhibitions, including solo exhibitions at the Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach (1995), Hamburger Bahnhof, (2002), Museum Boijmans van Beuningen (2005), Kunstmuseum Bonn (2011), as well as the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (2012) or Kunstverein Ruhr, Essen (2019).
In 2002 Thomas Rentmeister received a guest professorship at the University of the Arts in Berlin, and from 2005 to 2006 a teaching position at the Berlin Weissensee School of Art. He began teaching at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Braunschweig in 2007, initially as a visiting professor. Since 2009 he has held a professorship for sculpture there. www.thomasrentmeister.de, Photo © Julia Apitzsch-Haak